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An Indian Eid Milan that Showed the Warmth of Ties that Bind

An Indian Eid Milan that Showed  the Warmth of Ties that Bind

Click here to see Photo Collage By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It was with curious admiration, mingled with amusement at his lighthearted humor, that the roomful of desis listened to the fast-talking man at the podium with slides streaming out of his laptop onto the giant LED screen behind him. The chief guest of the evening, […]

Blockbuster Grand Opening for Bombay Bazaar!

Blockbuster Grand Opening for Bombay Bazaar!

SUGAR LAND: On the very last day of the first half of the year, Bombay Bazaar opened as the largest all vegetarian Indo-American Grocery Store in Houston with a bang!  The theme of the blockbuster Grand Opening event was everything Bombay. Patrons were delighted to receive “Ghoda Gadi” or Horse Carriage rides reminiscent of their […]

Exciting and Enlightening 2018 JCHYK Camp at Chinmaya Mission Houston

Exciting and Enlightening 2018 JCHYK Camp at Chinmaya Mission Houston

  By Satchitananda HOUSTON: One of the greatest enduring legacies of Gurudev Pujya Swami Chinmayananda is to establish an amazing system to continuously infuse practical Vedic and Vedantic wisdom in the society. Amongst the various activities of the Chinmaya Mission world over, perhaps the one that touches the youth the most is the Chinmaya Yuva […]

Deva Snana Puja of the Lords at the Char Dham Temple

Deva Snana Puja of the Lords  at the Char Dham Temple

THE WOODLANDS: As part of the 7th Annual “Greater Houston Rath Yatra” celebrations, “Deva Snana Puja”, bathing ceremony of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra was celebrated at the Char Dham Temple in the Woodlands on Wednesday, June 27 with much pomp and ceremony. Deva Snana is the first occasion in the year when […]

IACAN’s Painting Party to Celebrate Cancer Survivors

IACAN’s Painting Party to Celebrate Cancer Survivors

SUGAR LAND: National Cancer Survivors Day is commemorated annually on the first Sunday in June and this year, the Indian American Cancer Network (IACAN) celebrated cancer survivors on Saturday, June 3 with a painting party.  The event was held at Painting with a Twist in Sugar Land. One of the main goals of IACAN is […]

MAHA RUDRAM: A Sea of Orange, A Sea of Bhakti!

MAHA RUDRAM:  A Sea of Orange, A Sea of Bhakti!

By M.K.Sriram PEARLAND: The great Maha Rudram conducted at Sri Meenakshi Temple from June 22 to 24, was a phenomenal experience for all who participated, whether as ritwiks or as devotees.  It is two years in a row that it attained the status of Maha Rudram, when the count of Rudram chants exceeds the magic […]

TCC Taped Ball Professional Tournament Spring 2018, Genx Winner, CFCC Runner up

TCC Taped Ball Professional Tournament Spring 2018,  Genx Winner, CFCC Runner up

HOUSTON: Genx won their 2nd championship title in TCC Tapped Ball Tournament in professional division on June 23 by defeating CFCC by 25 runs in a low scoring yet an enthralling final. For CFCC, this was their maiden final and they put on a tough fight to get close to their maiden title. CFCC won […]

Benefits of Joining the Global Entry Program

Benefits of Joining  the Global Entry Program

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: As part of its Outreach efforts, IACCGH invited Officer C. Salazar from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to speak to its members about the benefits of joining the Global Entry Program. The event was held on June 20, at Double Tree Hilton. As a regular user of the program, […]

Latha Ramchand Leaves UH to Become Provost at Missouri-Columbia

Latha Ramchand Leaves UH  to Become Provost at Missouri-Columbia

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Dr. Latha Ramchand, dean of the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston’s Main Campus has been named provost and executive vice-chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus. She will start in her new role on August 15. Ramchand will replace Dr. Garnett Stokes, […]

Alka and Ajay Gupta Foundation, Promoting Healthy Communities & Happy Lifestyle

Alka and Ajay Gupta Foundation, Promoting Healthy Communities & Happy Lifestyle

HOUSTON: Alka and Ajay Gupta Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in Houston, Texas, that is dedicated to supporting underserved children of Houston by offering and promoting education and healthcare opportunities. To celebrate education, the Foundation host’s annual back- to-school events in eight different Houston locations to help economically disadvantaged elementary school students and their […]

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 4

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 4

Gandhi’s Impact in South Africa The story thus far… Gandhi arrives in South Africa and is rudely made aware of the rampant racism in that country when has to visit Pretoria on work. He is unceremoniously thrown off a 1st class compartment on a train to Johannesburg. He manages to board another train where his […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Murghi Turri Wali (CHICKEN CURRY)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Murghi Turri Wali  (CHICKEN CURRY)

Although I am a vegetarian, this is the only non-vegetarian dish that I have ever made. Years ago, when my husband (who was also a vegetarian) and I were in the Indian Foreign Service, we would often have to entertain at our home and it was expected that there would be at least one non-vegetarian […]