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DAV Montessori School: Annual Day Celebrations

DAV Montessori School: Annual Day Celebrations

HOUSTON: Sunday, May 20 was the 18th Annual Day of the DAV Montessori & Elementary School (DAVMS), the flagship of Arya Samaj Houston. Dev Mahajan and Shekhar Agrawal are legitimately proud of planting the seed of the school, unique in North America. This was the second batch of 5th graders to graduate. The morning started with the […]

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Announce New Chief Executive Officer

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Announce New Chief Executive Officer

HOUSTON: Memorial Hermann Health System has named Malisha Patel, FACHE, as the new Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Hermann Southwest and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospitals, effective Aug. 1. “As Vice President of Operations, Malisha has contributed significantly to the success and growth of Memorial Hermann Sugar Land and Memorial Hermann […]

An Evening Among the Stars of Pratham USA

An Evening Among the Stars of Pratham USA

SUGAR LAND: One majestic, Rajasthani-style home, in Sugar Land, TX was buzzing with excitement on May 11, as about 100 guests came together to show their support for Pratham, one of the largest NGOs dedicated to ending child illiteracy in India. Himadri and Harish Katharani hosted a VIP reception at their home the evening before […]

A Decade of Mentoring People Reveals One Secret: Share!

A Decade of Mentoring People Reveals One Secret: Share!

Click here to see Outreach Events Photo Collage Click here to see 10th Anniversary Photo Collage By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: The grand hall of the River Oaks Country Club, at the summit of River Oaks Boulevard epitomizes the journey of many of those from the Bayou City who have worked hard to reach the zenith […]

Awards and Recognitions Galore for Sewa International

Awards and Recognitions Galore for Sewa International

HOUSTON:  The Houston Chapter of Sewa International received the  prestigious Global Seven (G7) Award given by the Houston International Trade Development Council (HITDC) in the category of “Outstanding Nonprofit Organization”. The award was given at HITDC’s Fifth Annual Gala at the Ballroom at Bayou Place in downtown Houston on Friday, May 25. Gitesh Desai (Sewa’s Houston Chapter President) received the Congratulatory […]

YLDP: On the Path of Leadership

YLDP: On the Path of Leadership

By Neil Raguthu HOUSTON: During the Youth Leadership Development Program, I began the journey to become a future leader and learned during the multiple session what it means to be a leader. It takes the ability to promote teamwork, to face failure, and sacrifice for the betterment of others. Being a leader isn’t about improving […]

South Asians Continue to Make Strides in the West

South Asians Continue to Make Strides in the West

  By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Of late, curtailing immigration has been an annoying refrain circulating among conservative groups and in political circles. The concern over American jobs has led to reduction in H1B visas for Indians with particular focus on software and IT work and spouses of H1B visa holders are now being denied the […]

Acclaimed Vocalists, Brothers Sajan, Rajan Misra Complete Each Other’s Verses

Acclaimed Vocalists, Brothers Sajan, Rajan Misra Complete Each Other’s Verses

By Jawahar Malhotra THE WOODLANDS: As they were getting settled in on the dais, fine tuning the placement of musicians and how they would interface with the audience, the more animated of the two classical vocalist brothers gave a short glimpse of what brought them to this Metroplex by the Gulf of Mexico from their […]

Summer STEM Synergy – A Family-oriented Free Event to Stimulate Young Minds for a STEM Future

Summer STEM Synergy – A Family-oriented Free Event to Stimulate Young Minds for a STEM Future

HOUSTON: A family-oriented and free Summer STEM Synergy conference will be held for young kids and their families on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the HCC Missouri City campus located at 1600 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, TX 77489. The conference is designed to inspire young minds with STEM activities […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Pudine da Parantha (Mint Parantha)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Pudine da Parantha (Mint Parantha)

  One of the greatest joys of cooking is to be able to experiment with different ingredients and techniques to make a dish that is delightful and enjoyable. This is the concept at the heart of fusion cooking of any sort, whether it be one of the four great cuisines of the world, Chinese, Indian, […]

21 PSBs lost Rs 25,775 crore to bank frauds in 2017-18: RTI

21 PSBs lost Rs 25,775 crore to bank frauds in 2017-18: RTI

INDORE: Twenty-one public sector banks (PSBs) have incurred losses totaling Rs 25,775 crore due to banking frauds in the financial year 2017-18, a Right to Information reply has stated. The Punjab National Bank (PNB) had incurred the highest loss of Rs 6461.13 crore due to different cases of fraud during the fiscal that ended on March 31 this […]

H-1B visa: A tale of changing policies, growing anxieties

H-1B visa: A tale of changing policies, growing anxieties

  WASHINGTON: In line with the Trump administration’s protectionist policies and a “Buy American, Hire American” strategy to spur job creation, the H-1B visa allocation process has come under intense scrutiny over the past one year. The rules that once allowed for skilled Indian professionals to get jobs in the United States were changed all of a […]

Narendra Modi inaugurates two expressways, says infra key priority

Narendra Modi inaugurates two expressways, says infra key priority

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that infrastructure was a key priority sector and his government spent over Rs3 trillion on national highways alone, besides allocating Rs. 5 trillion for the Bharatmala project, aimed at improving road connectivity across the country. Modi was addressing a rally at Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat after inaugurating two […]

Sabika Sheikh laid to rest in Karachi

Sabika Sheikh laid to rest in Karachi

KARACHI: The funeral prayers for Sabika Sheikh, a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student who was killed in a Texas school shooting last week, were offered at Karachi’s Hakeem Saeed Ground at 9am on Wednesday. Sheikh was among the 10 people gunned down at a high school in Santa Fe last Friday when a heavily armed student opened […]

Big Boss 11’s Bandgi Kalra makes heads turn in a stunning outfit

Big Boss 11’s Bandgi Kalra makes heads turn in a stunning outfit

Big Boss 11’s contestant Bandgi Kalra knows how to keep her fashion game on point. Recently, she posted a picture of herself on Instagram, wherein she is seen in a dull blue colored jumpsuit. She captioned the picture as, “Bangalore times 👗 #ootdfashion #bangaloretimesfashionweek #fashionistas #urmillamatondkar #sonusood #rashmidesai #puneeshsharma #pungi #baneesh #bandgikalra.” The Big Boss contestant dresses right […]

IndiGo, Air India Express among Top 5 cheapest airlines in the world

IndiGo, Air India Express among Top 5 cheapest airlines in the world

NEW DELHI: Low-cost carriers IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation Ltd) and Air India Express have been ranked among the top five cheapest airlines in the world in providing international flights. Air India Express, the wholly-owned subsidiary of state-run carrier Air India has been ranked second and the budget carrier IndiGo placed at fifth position in a Global Flight […]

‘Race 3’ had Bollywood’s largest shooting unit

‘Race 3’ had Bollywood’s largest shooting unit

MUMBAI: Apart from having an impressive ensemble cast, ‘Race 3’ has been generating a lot of interest for its songs and slick action sequences. Ever since the trailer of the Salman Khan flick released, fans have been eager to find out more details. Apart from the fact that the film is a part of a big franchise, […]

Chennai Super Kings remain a people driven outfit

Chennai Super Kings remain a people driven outfit

CHENNAI: Nine seasons, seven finals and three titles – CSK can easily be rechristened Consistent Super Kings. The consistency factor stems from the team management’s belief in sticking to the tried-and-tested formula as they made their way back to the tournament after a two-year hiatus. Their first move was to retain the talismanic MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra […]

Watch out! Funny road signs ahead.

Watch out! Funny road signs ahead.

Road or sidewalk signs serve the purpose of notifying drivers of any danger ahead and take necessary precautions for public convenience. But often, road signs can turn out to be a hilarious disaster because as they say, ‘creativity’ knows no bounds and might just tipple over. Here, we’ve rounded up our most bizarre signboards and […]

Awaken to many Realities by Guruji Krishnananda

Awaken to many Realities by Guruji Krishnananda

  We have to awaken to many Truths, many Realities. We have to awaken from ignorance. Sometimes people say that in Hinduism there are so many gods. All these gods do exist. Lord Mahavishnu is in-charge of Life and Life Forces. Lord Shiva is in-charge of the forces of destruction. Lord Brahma is in-charge of […]

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