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Sewa and Vyasa Present Workshop on Diabetes & Yoga

Sewa and Vyasa Present Workshop on Diabetes & Yoga

By Sachin Dabir HOUSTON: Sewa International along with VYASA Houston organized a free community workshop – “Role of Yoga in Managing and Prevention of Diabetes” on July 27. The event was hosted at VYASA Yoga center and was attended by over 50 people. Smitha Mallaiah, a renowned Mind-Body intervention specialist at the MD Anderson Cancer […]

Masala Pantry’s Grand Opening Rocks Richmond!

Masala Pantry’s Grand Opening Rocks Richmond!

RICHMOND: As South Asians expand into the city’s outer limits, Masala Pantry’s Masala Style Grand Opening was a huge hit among the new neighborhoods surrounding Williams Way and 59 including River Park West, Veranda, The Lakes of William Ranch, Greatwood, Williams Ranch Preserve, Lakes of Bella Terra, Summer Lakes & many more neighborhoods.   “I loved […]

Sohum Sukhatankar Wins 2018 South Asian Spelling Bee

Sohum Sukhatankar Wins 2018 South Asian Spelling Bee

EDISON (NJ): Sohum Sukhatankar of Dallas, TX correctly spelled the word “Dasyuridae” (a family of polyprotodont marsupials that includes the native cats, pouched mice, banded anteater, Tasmanian devil, and related forms) during the 2018 South Asian Spelling Bee finals to clinch the title of national champion and took home a cash prize of $3,000.  Abhijay Kodali from Flower Mound, TX was […]

Financial Planner Shares Five Secrets to a Sukhi (Comfortable) Retirement

Financial Planner Shares Five Secrets to a Sukhi (Comfortable) Retirement

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: You might think (as most people do) that the most important thing to consider during retirement should be to keep a close watch over your finances and stay within your budget. Then would come all the other worries that people associate with living on a fixed income and a lot of […]

Dilshad Patel: Changing the Game of Sports and Healthcare

Dilshad Patel: Changing the Game of Sports and Healthcare

HOUSTON: Movement therapy uses movement as a tool to enhance an individual’s overall well-being and health by expressing through movement. Through Movement Therapy for Sports and Healthcare, we utilize life’s most fundamental and basic component — movement! — To enhance overall health and fitness levels, increase mobility, coordination, mind and body connection, and elevate your […]

American Red Cross Awards $500,000 Grant to Sewa International: Little Cambodia to Benefit

American Red Cross Awards $500,000 Grant to Sewa International: Little Cambodia to Benefit

HOUSTON:  The American Red Cross awarded Sewa International a $500,000 grant to rebuild homes of the economically underprivileged devastated by Hurricane Harvey in Rosharon Village, Brazoria County, TX. This grant in the next 18 months will help Sewa reconstruct 11 completely destroyed homes and 24 partially-damaged homes thus benefitting 154 men and women, including 35 […]

Sant Nirankaris Lose Another Guru in Two Years

Sant Nirankaris Lose Another Guru in Two Years

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It was only two years ago that she had taken over as the chief of the Sant Nirankari Mission after the unfortunate and totally unexpected death of her husband Baba Hardev Singh in a car accident in Canada in May 2016. On Sunday, August 5, Mata Savinder Hardev, more affectionately referred […]

Open House at DAV Montessori School On Friday August 10

Open House at DAV Montessori School On Friday August 10

HOUSTON: DAV Montessori & Elementary School (DAVMS) has been serving the Indian community since August 2000. As said, actions speak louder than words. So is true with DAVMS because its alumni have now entered into prestigious universities. It is a unique school, probably only one of this kind in this part of the world that […]

Ramesh Jaipal, Human Rights Activist in Pakistan

Ramesh Jaipal, Human Rights Activist in Pakistan

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Five-year-old Ramesh Jaipal raced camels in the scorching deserts of Dubai.  Losing his balance meant breaking a few bones or even death. Pitiful living conditions added to his troubles but it would be five years before he was rescued by the United Nations and reunited with his family. This child jockey, […]

Spiritual Immersion Week at ISKCON of Houston

Spiritual Immersion Week at ISKCON of Houston

HOUSTON: Immerse yourself in spirituality, combined with great festivities and cultural extravaganza this September! ISKCON of Houston (Hare Krishna Temple) has planned something for everyone during this upcoming Labor Day weekend, as well as a special cultural event on Friday, September 7. Festivities kick off with our annual festival, Kirtan Fest Houston. Starting on Saturday, […]

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 9

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 9

Gandhi invites untouchable family to ashram The story thus far…. Gandhi went to Rajkot and Porbandar to meet his relatives and then went on to Shantiniketan. There Gandhi met poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore for the first time, as well as C. F. Andrews. Andrews, who came to India as an Anglican priest in 1904, was […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes- Bhaen De Pakore (FRIED LOTUS ROOT FRITTERS)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes- Bhaen De Pakore  (FRIED LOTUS ROOT FRITTERS)

 In India, bhaen or kamal di dandi (lotus root) are available most times of the year and in the Punjab, it is prized for its crunchiness and highly fibrous texture which allows it to be made dry or curried. You can even make bhaen pakore (fried fritters) and though it is not a common ingredient, […]