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IACAN Gala 2018: Inspiring & Fun

IACAN Gala 2018: Inspiring & Fun

HOUSTON: The Indian American Cancer Network (IACAN) celebrated its biennial gala with the theme of “Empowering Mind and Body” on Saturday, September 8, at the Red Oak Ballroom-City Centre.  The gala was attended by over 375 guests who praised the event as well organized, inspiring, and fun.   The evening began with a social hour […]

Hindus Urged to Become More Visible As Positive Change Makers

Hindus Urged to Become More Visible As Positive Change Makers

By Manu Shah CHICAGO: It was a time for connecting and reflection for the 2500 Hindu delegates who had gathered at Hotel Westin in Chicago for the 2nd World Hindu Congress from 7-9 September. The mega initiative, a brainchild of IITian Swami Vigyananand, assessed ways to raise the visibility of Hindus on the world stage […]

ISKCON of Houston Celebrates Janmasthami

ISKCON of Houston Celebrates Janmasthami

HOUSTON: This year, ISKCON of Houston, celebrated the auspicious occasion – Janmasthami (Lord Krishna’s Appearance Day) in a huge way, with midnight aarti (worship), inspiring kirtan, enlivening dancing and mesmerizing performances by Viva Kultura, a traveling theatre group from Poland. The annual festival – Kirtan Fest Houston, that started on Saturday had devotees and visiting […]

This Eid, A New Houston Tradition is Born for IMAGH

This Eid, A New Houston Tradition is Born for IMAGH

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Coming up on the heels of a successful Eid ul Fitr Milan program this past June, the Board of the Indo American Muslim Association of Greater Houston decided to take a risk and hold a program to commemorate the second Eid (al Adha) on a lesser grand scale, but celebratory nonetheless. […]

Club 24 Members Experience “Dining in the Dark” at the Lighthouse

Club 24 Members Experience “Dining in the Dark” at the Lighthouse

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: Those of us with full use of our limbs and organs often take these blessings for granted. Club 24 members had the unique opportunity to experience the disability that visually handicapped individuals have to endure on a permanent basis. Club 24 hosted a “Dining in the Dark” experience at The Lighthouse […]

Suneja Nominated as Global Goodwill Ambassador on LinkedIn

Suneja Nominated as Global Goodwill Ambassador  on LinkedIn

By Jawahar Malhotra KATY, TX: As if a stressful cardiology practice, being certified in five different medical boards, and taking care of thousands of patients over the 26 years of practice aren’t enough demands on your time, Dr. Randeep Suneja has always found the time to juggle other aspects of his personality. He is also […]

Sacred Indic Art Available at Nonprofit Auction

Sacred Indic Art Available at Nonprofit Auction

HOUSTON: Houston residents have the rare opportunity to experience an enchanting evening of art and culture offered by the Guidestar Gold and top-rated Nonprofit, Self Enquiry Life Fellowship. The annual benefit auction, known by its Sanskrit name Sattwadharman, takes place on September 29th and features a limited release of 36 rare meditative vintage photographs and […]

Russell Peters’ Brand New Deported World Tour in Houston, September 25

Russell Peters’ Brand New Deported World Tour in Houston, September 25

HOUSTON: Global comedy superstar Russell Peters is thrilled to announce his return to his home and native land as part of his brand new Deported World Tour this fall.  The Emmy, Gemini and Peabody award winning comic will perform a limited eleven market arena tour bringing his unique and sometimes controversial brand of humor home […]

Sewa International Prepares to Offer Carolina Residents Help As Hurricane Florence Threatens The Mid-Atlantic States

Sewa International Prepares to Offer Carolina Residents Help As Hurricane Florence Threatens The Mid-Atlantic States

ATLANTA (GA): As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast of the United States, the governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia have issued mandatory evacuation orders affecting more than one million residents in the coastal areas. The Carolinas have not seen a category 3 hurricane in 22 years. The three affected states have a […]

Padma Bhushan A.R. Rahman, The Musical Genius Live In Concert in Houston!

Padma Bhushan A.R. Rahman, The Musical Genius Live In Concert in Houston!

HOUSTON: A.R. Rahman, a Grammy and Academy Award winning music composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician, multi-instrumentalist and philanthropist is coming to Houston to perform live with a stunning entourage of talented artists like Udit Narayan, Mano, Ranjit Barot, Neeti Mohan, Javed Ali, Jonita Gandhi and many others! Described as one of the world’s most prominent […]

Poll Shows Sri Kulkarni in Virtual Tie with Incumbent Olson

Poll Shows Sri Kulkarni in Virtual Tie with Incumbent Olson

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It was a feat that many in the so far staunchly conservative district which has always sent a white candidate to Congress felt could not be done. Yet, this past May, despite infighting among a field of candidates, Sri Preston Kulkarni rallied his supporters to win the Democratic primary garnering 62.1% […]

Voice of Sanatan Hinduism, 25 Years of Broadcast

Voice of Sanatan Hinduism, 25 Years of Broadcast

HOUSTON: Voice of Sanatan Hinduism is on its 25th year of broadcast, the first of its kind radio program in Houston and the USA. Padmakant Khambhati started the radio program to showcase the doctrines of Hinduism by sharing Vedic knowledge and broadcast it on public media. The radio program emphasizes many aspects of Sanatan Dharma […]

India House/SOS Continues the Life After Seminar Series: Demystifying Probate, Wills, Trusts & Other Planning Instruments

India House/SOS Continues the Life After Seminar Series: Demystifying Probate, Wills, Trusts & Other Planning Instruments

HOUSTON: India House and Share Our Secrets Organization (SOS.ORG), plan to conduct a free seminar on one of the most vexing issues faced by the retired and elderly.  The seminar is scheduled to be held on Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 3 – 5.30 PM at the India House, 8888 Belfort Avenue, Houston, Texas. During […]

160 Days of Cricket on Hotstar Kicks Off with the Unimoni Asia Cup

160 Days of Cricket on Hotstar Kicks Off  with the Unimoni Asia Cup

The best of cricket and Indian entertainment at $99.99 a year Asia Cup Highlight: India Versus Pakistan Match on September 19 NEW YORK: 160 Days of Cricket on Hotstar starts with the Unimoni Asia Cup, which will feature some of the most prominent cricketing nations in the world. The tournament will begin with Bangladesh taking […]

Gandhi’s Arrest Creates Sensation Worldwide – Part 14

Gandhi’s Arrest Creates Sensation Worldwide – Part 14

The story thus far… Newspaper reporters from all over the world were there to report the progress of the Gandhi’s satyagraha. The march ended on April 5 at Dandi village. Gandhi and his selected followers went to the sea shore and broke the salt law by picking up salt left on the shore by the […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes – Puri (Deep Fried Puff Bread)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes – Puri (Deep Fried Puff Bread)

Nothing beats the morning brunch than a plate of hot puris (fried puffed bread) and either channe (chickpeas) or turri aloo (curried smashed potatoes)! So here is a reprint of Mama’s Puri recipe which is a favorite of kids and grown-ups alike. It is reprinted with some additional information and directions There is one type […]