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Houstonions Revels to Falguni Pathak’s Tunes

Houstonions Revels to Falguni Pathak’s Tunes

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: Indhana Winva, Pankhida tu udi jaje and Pari hoon main – these are some of the indispensable and mandatory playlists that establish the energy and frenzy needed to dance away at a garba and dandiya ras night during Navratri. To add to the zeal, if these melodious songs are sung […]

Asia Society Texas Center Honors Marie and Vijay Goradia with 2018 Huffington Award

Asia Society Texas Center Honors  Marie and Vijay Goradia with 2018 Huffington Award

 Institution’s Highest Honor Awarded to Couple for Contributions to Global Literacy HOUSTON: Asia Society Texas Center presented its annual Roy M. Huffington Award to Dr. Marie and Vijay Goradia at The Houstonian on Tuesday, October 23. Drs. Chinhui Juhn and Edward R. Allen, Dr. Anne Chao and Mr. Albert Chao, and Mrs. Andrea White and Mr. Bill White (former Mayor of Houston), served as […]

LOL Stars Comedy Show!

LOL Stars Comedy Show!

HOUSTON: Comedy shows have taken over the air of Houston, and DMMS Events has been a front-runner in getting various Stand Up Comedians from India that have a huge following on the social media. This year, it all started with Varun Thakur and then Abhishek Upmanyu and this time there were not one but two […]

Club 24 Plus Members Experience the Magic of Diwali in Rajasthan … in The Woodlands

Club 24 Plus Members Experience the Magic of Diwali in Rajasthan … in The Woodlands

By Pramod Kulkarni THE WOODLANDS: Diwali 2018 was an extraordinary Signature Event for Club 24 Plus members. Club members and their guests were able to experience the lakes and forests of The Woodlands while enjoying the cultural and culinary experience of Rajasthan at the home of Drs. Suresh and Sunita Moonat. Guests dressed up in […]

Poets Remember Vajpayee and Kavis Make the Evening Special

Poets Remember Vajpayee and Kavis Make the Evening Special

By Sanjay Sohoni & Swapan Dhairyawan HOUSTON: On Sunday, October 28, the Houston Chapter of the International Hindi Association organized a program paying tribute to the late Indian Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Keshav Smriti Hall in Houston. Swapan Dhairyawan was the Event Coordinator and master of ceremonies who took the audience […]

Hindu-American Community Shares the Grief of the Jewish Community 

Hindu-American Community Shares the Grief  of the Jewish Community 

HOUSTON:  Hindus of Greater Houston stand united with the Jewish community of the Houston and with the Jewish community world-wide in mourning the lives of 11 victims of the cowardly hate crime which occurred at the Star of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. HGH President Parthasarathy Krishnaswamy stated “Our prayers are with the victims of this hate […]

Shell IACCGH Distinguished Lecture Series

Shell IACCGH Distinguished Lecture Series

HOUSTON: On October 18, Scott McClelland, President HEB Food & Drugs delivered the “Shell IACCGH Distinguished Lecture” at the Double Tree Hilton – Greenway Plaza. Over 90 guests attended the lecture, including the leadership from several HEB stores, across our region. President Swapan Dhairyawan welcomed the gathering and mentioned that HEB had in the past […]

Meet by the River at Zabie’s Farm, with a Hundred Friends!

Meet by the River at Zabie’s Farm, with a Hundred Friends!

By Jawahar Malhotra ROSHARON, TX: Though planned weeks ahead of time when the weather was soggy and raining for days at a stretch, this past weekend was glorious in contrast. Blue skies, with not a cloud in the sky, and moderate temperatures greeted the picnickers from the Indian Muslim Association of Greater Houston and its […]

Talented Young Artists Join to Raise Funds for Sankara Nethralaya OM Trust ‘s 30th Anniversary

Talented Young Artists Join to Raise Funds for Sankara Nethralaya OM Trust ‘s 30th Anniversary

By Mahesh Iyer HOUSTON: Three young talented violinists along with four percussionists thrilled the audience recently at a fundraiser for Sankara Nethralaya OM Trust. Sowmi Narayanan’s (trustee of S N OM Trust) idea to involve the youth was taken up enthusiastically by Abhisek Balakrishnan who quickly assembled the group. The artists from the east and […]

Houston Durga Bari Puja 2018, Bringing Bengal to Space City

Houston Durga Bari Puja 2018, Bringing Bengal to Space City

By Partha Sarathi Chatterjee HOUSTON: Houston’s Durga Bari’s Durga Puja was again celebrated with tradition grandeur over a matter of eight days – Oct 14-21. It more than lived upto the first Biswa Bangla Sarad Samman award winner in the international category. Puja was celebrated at our vast temple complex right on a picturesque lake. […]

The Secret Behind the Success of the Houston Food Bank

The Secret Behind the Success of the Houston Food Bank

By Pooja Gunda HOUSTON: Serving 18 different counties and over 137,000 people weekly, the Houston Food bank is not only known for their efficient performance and effective strategies, but also for their courage and resilience. Their ideologies allowed them to grow from a small warehouse to a massive production site that has now become the […]

Diwali & New Year 2018 at ISKCON of Houston

Diwali & New Year 2018 at ISKCON of Houston

HOUSTON: ISKCON of Houston invites you to yet another week of festivities in November. Diwali, the festival of lights will be celebrated on Thursday, Nov 7 and Govardhana puja (Annakut), on the 8th of November, both programs starting at 6 PM. Sunday, November 11th marks the disappearance day of Srila Prabhupada, Founder-Acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), with […]

Woman’s Clinic for Breast and Gynecological Imaging Personalized Care for Breast Cancer Screening, Diagnosis in Texas Medical Center

Woman’s Clinic for Breast and Gynecological Imaging Personalized Care for Breast Cancer Screening, Diagnosis in Texas Medical Center

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: Breast cancer is a traumatic experience for a woman and her family. In Houston, we have access to many major medical institutions, which provide breast cancer screening and diagnosis. However, the hospital-based, large Breast Centers can be difficult to navigate, sometimes impersonal and expensive. Dr. Mahesh Shetty strives to offer a […]

MPMM Celebrate Festivities with its Annual Dal-Baati Picnic

MPMM Celebrate Festivities  with its Annual Dal-Baati Picnic

HOUSTON: Madhya Pradesh Mitra Mandal (MPMM) organized its Annual Dal-Baati Picnic on Sunday, October 21 at Bear Creek Park in Houston, Texas.  This daylong picnic was attended by over 225 people, who enjoyed sumptuous food and entertaining programs. Day started with the ever-favorite Poha-Sev-Jiravan-Jalebi breakfast. Special arrangements were made to procure Indori sev to have […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes- Soya Bean Te Khumban di Sabzi (SOYA BEAN & SAUTEED MUSHROOMS)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes- Soya Bean Te Khumban di Sabzi  (SOYA BEAN & SAUTEED MUSHROOMS)

In the past two decades, mushrooms have become a more than a delicacy as farmers have developed ways to cultivate them in many countries in controlled environments. And this has brought the cost down and exposed many more people to the benefits of eating mushrooms. One popular variety is the small, round, pointy type called […]