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Katy Teenager’s Hawker App Gets Mention in Maharashtra Assembly

Katy Teenager’s Hawker App Gets Mention in Maharashtra Assembly

KATY, TX: Teenager Aditya Bhatia, a 10th grade, created what he calls a “Tech Bridge” with his 13 year old cousin Aryan in India to launch new mobile App “MeriPheri”. The initiative, after a year of effort got off to a flying start 2 weeks back. The app on its launch, was mentioned by city […]

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 5

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 5

                        The story thus far…In South Africa, Gandhi saw how the Indians were treated as inferiors, only allowed to work the soil but not permitted to own land. Under the law enacted in the Orange Free State in 1888, Indians had been deprived of […]

Hanmi Bank’s Mohammad Tariq to Grow the South Asian Market

Hanmi Bank’s Mohammad Tariq to Grow the South Asian Market

                      Hanmi Bank Executive Vice President Mohammad Tariq Houston: Mohammad Tariq, Executive Vice President & Regional Chief Banking Officer at Hanmi Bank has been appointed to actively grow the South Asian market in Hanmi’s geographical footprints across the U.S. Tariq joined the bank in 2014 […]

TNF Houston Chapter Celebrates Father’s Day with a Picnic

TNF Houston Chapter Celebrates Father’s Day with a Picnic

                            By Dr. P. Stalin SUGAR LAND: Tamil Nadu Foundation (TNF) – Houston Chapter conducted its Fathers’ Day Celebration on Sunday, 30th June, 2019 at Sugar Land Memorial Park- South Meadow Pavilion. The TNF office bearers and members of Advisory Board along […]

Do You Know What to Do in Case of an Accident with Uber or Lyft?

Do You Know What to Do in Case of an Accident with Uber or Lyft?

By Mala Sharma With the advent of popular aps like uber and Lyft, there are more and more non-traditional drivers on the road. Not quite a taxi, but not an ordinary driver, these shared ride apps have created an entirely new category of commercial driving. So, what do you do when you have been in […]

Five Reasons Young Families Need Life Insurance Now

Five Reasons Young Families Need Life Insurance Now

By Amiralli Dodhiya Houston: When it comes to money matters, young parents who are just starting out have a lot to juggle: They may be paying off student debt and saving for their first home, all while raising kids. But it’s also a time when young families may be the most fnancially vulnerable should the […]

Nikit Bhatt Marries Natasha Noun

Nikit Bhatt  Marries Natasha Noun

HOUSTON: Natasha Noun and Nikit Bhatt were married at the Holy Rosary Church in front of friends and family from US and abroad as Nikit’s Grandmother made a special visit from India. An awesome reception was held to celebrate the wedding at beautiful ballroom in JW Marriott Galleria hotel on July 6. Wonderful catering was […]

Light Up Candles for a 243rd Anniversary and Three Nonagenarians!

Light Up Candles for a 243rd Anniversary and Three Nonagenarians!

                                The July birthdays and the C65 Board joined kaka and mama in cutting the birthday cake. By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: You have to be creative to keep the minds of seniors active and involved, and entice them enough to […]

A Tribute to Nusrat by the Homegrown Riyaaz Qawwali Ensemble

A Tribute to Nusrat by the Homegrown Riyaaz Qawwali Ensemble

          By Dr. Sarita Mehta Stafford: Riyaaz Qawwali performed a beautiful tribute to Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, honoring the legacy of the legend on Friday, June 28 at Stafford Centre. Nusrat, who died 20 years ago, continues to be a major influence on mainstream Indian and Pakistani media even today. […]

Article 15 – Trailer | Ayushmann Khurrana | Anubhav Sinha

Article 15 – Trailer | Ayushmann Khurrana | Anubhav Sinha

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 4

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 4

Gandhi’s Impact on 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 […]

The Body, Mind & Soul Relationship

The Body, Mind & Soul Relationship

BY SWAMI MUKUNDANANDA Question: The popularity of Yoga has skyrocketed around the world. What is the science behind the effectiveness of the Yogasans? Swami Mukundananda: The art of healthy living must incorporate all aspects of the personality: the physical, mental, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual. While the central theme of Yog remains the highest goal of […]

VPSS Celebrates Acquisition of 7.12 Acres Adjoining the Current Premises

VPSS Celebrates Acquisition of 7.12 Acres Adjoining the Current Premises

HOUSTON: Vallabh Priti Seva Samaj (VPSS), a temple of Lord Krishna (Shree Nathji) held a cecelebration on acquiring additional 7.12 acres of land, adjoining to existing facility. Now VPSS has about 15 acres of land for additional developments. The program was graced with the presence and blessing of Shri Priti Raja Beteji, who came from […]

Article 15: A Relevant Film that Will Spark Conversation

Article 15: A Relevant Film that Will Spark Conversation

BY SREEPARNA SENGUPTA STORY: A young IPS officer’s new posting in rural India has him confronting caste disparities and uncomfortable truths in the face of a gruesome crime. When three girls go missing in the fictional village of Lalgaon, two of them are found dead and there is no trace of the third one. Where […]

Injured on the Job and Wondering How to Recover All Damages?

Injured on the Job and Wondering How to Recover All Damages?

BY MALA SHARMA If you or someone you know has been injured while working, it is important to act immediately in order to properly recover all damages, including economic expenses, mental anguish, physical pain, loss of income, and more. Having the proper information and support from a qualified attorney will help you fight stubborn insurance […]

Pratham Houston Launches Summer Readathon for Children

Pratham Houston Launches Summer Readathon for Children

HOUSTON: Worry. Despair. Hopelessness. These are the emotions running through millions of people in India, as they battle poverty every single day. Today, 75% of the Indian population earn no more than $78 per month. With little to no opportunities in sight, the future generations have no choice but to give in to the endless […]

Indian-American Adoptive Father of Sherin Mathews Sentenced to Life by Dallas Court

Indian-American Adoptive Father of Sherin Mathews Sentenced to Life by Dallas Court

DALLAS: Wesley Mathews, the Indian-American foster father accused of killing his 3-year-old daughter Sherin Mathews and dumping her body in a culvert in 2017, was sentenced to life by a Texas court judge on Wednesday, in a sensational case that attracted global attention. Mathews, 39, pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge of injury to […]

Hindu Charity—HC4A— Launches in the Houston Metro

Hindu Charity—HC4A— Launches in the Houston Metro

HOUSTON: The HC4A (Hindu Charities for America, a non-religious 501c charity) “Serve Where You Live” Houston area kick-off event was held at the end of April 2019 at the Sugar Creek Montessori School in Stafford (southwest Houston) and it was a grand success! Apart from Austin-based founder Mr. Harish Kotecha and stalwart member Mr. Dinesh […]

Kabir Singh – Official Trailer | Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani

Kabir Singh – Official Trailer | Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani

“Kabir Singh” Movie Review: In the Mood for Misogyny

“Kabir Singh” Movie Review: In the Mood for Misogyny

BY SHUBHRA GUPTA Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Soham Majumdar, Arjan Bajwa, Kamini Kaushal, Suresh Oberoi Director: Sandeep Vanga Reddy Rating: One and a half stars To watch a character like Kabir Singh do this thing for nearly three hours plonks the viewer squarely in a place of conflict. Here’s a fellow who thinks that […]

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