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India House Provides Meals at Hospitals

India House Provides Meals at Hospitals

HOUSTON: India House continues to appreciate the hard work and dedication of Houston’s frontline medical workers at various hospitals across the city. On Friday, May 22, 2020 India House provided lunch and dinner to healthcare professionals and staff at Baylor’s St. Luke’s Hospital at Medical Center, Houston. The food distribution was sponsored by India House […]

Meenakshi Temple Open for Worship

Meenakshi Temple Open for Worship

BY M.K. SRIRAM Pearland: As the State of Texas and the City of Houston have slowly started to re-open after the Covid-19 lockdown, it is indeed a welcome relief for the community to see the premier religious institution Sri Meenakshi Temple leading the way in re-opening with an abundance of pre-cautionary measures in place. The […]

Sewa Releases $10,000 in First Tranche of Amphan Disaster Relief

Sewa Releases $10,000 in First Tranche of Amphan Disaster Relief

HOUSTON: Sewa International has announced the first tranche of $10,000 toward rescue and relief operations as Super Cyclone Amphan devastated two states in India: Odisha and West Bengal.Amphan, which began forming on May 16 and dissipated today, May 21, has caused widespread damage to infrastructure in the coastal states of Odisha and West Bengal as […]

In COVID Era, IMAGH’s Socially Distanced Iftaar is One for the Ages

In COVID Era, IMAGH’s Socially Distanced Iftaar is One for the Ages

  BY JAWAHAR MALHOTRA HOUSTON: Most groups and organizations, which rely on participation by their members or the audience, have been hard hit by the novel Corona virus. About the same time, the multi-video conferencing platform Zoom suddenly burst into the forefront as a means to stay connected and it has been gaining members by […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Deva-Snana Purnima: Odias Celebrate Shri Jagannatha’s Birthday

Deva-Snana Purnima: Odias Celebrate Shri Jagannatha’s Birthday

HOUSTON: Deva Snana Purnima is celebrated on the full-moon day (Purnima) of the month of Jyestha month of the Indian calendar. Odias, the people from the eastern coastal state of Odisha in India, mark this day as the birthday of Shri Jagannatha and observe the day with pomp and gaiety. Snana Purnima, also known as […]

SIMA & IAPAC Host Reception for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

SIMA & IAPAC Host Reception for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

HOUSTON: SIMA (Small Independent Motel Association of Houston) & IAPAC (Indo-American Political Action Committee of Greater Houston) hosted a reception for the Indo-American community of Greater Houston honoring the Mayor of Houston, Mr. Sylvester Turner. SIMA and IAPAC President Mr. Hasu Patel welcomed and introduced the Honorable Mayor Sylvester Turner. At a very well attended […]

More than 1,200 Join 5th International Day of Yoga at Midtown Park

More than 1,200 Join 5th International Day of Yoga at Midtown Park

BY MANU SHAH HOUSTON: “Despite the scorching sun, about 1,200 yoga practitioners took over the lawns at Midtown Park on June 21st to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga (IDY) organized by the Indian Consulate of Houston. It was a record turnout and proof that Yoga awareness is growing exponentially and helping millions of […]

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