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Amir Dodhiya Qualifies for $1 Million New York Life Round Table for 3rd Time

Amir Dodhiya Qualifies for $1 Million New York Life Round Table for 3rd Time

HOUSTON: Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have elevated Amiralli (Amir) Dodhiya of the Houston General Office of New York Life to qualify for the exclusive “Court of the Table” of the Million Dollar Round Table — The Premier Association of Financial Professionals® In addition to his role as a New York Life agent since […]

Dr. Syamal Poddar Recognized for Impactful Contributions to Global Petrochemical & Refining Industry

Dr. Syamal Poddar Recognized for Impactful Contributions to Global Petrochemical & Refining Industry

BY PRAMOD KULKARNI HOUSTON: Dr. Syamal Poddar, a dedicated leader in the Indo-American community and a well known executive in the global Petrochemical and Refining industry, was recognized recently for his impactful contributions by the AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers), an acclaimed, 110-year-old professional organization. Dr. Poddar, president of Poddar & Associates, received the […]

Why You Need Uninsured (UM)/Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Insurance to Protect Yourself

Why You Need Uninsured (UM)/Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Insurance  to Protect Yourself

BY MALA SHARMA There are many types of auto insurance from minimal to full coverage, to protect your damages. Most states, like Texas, require car owners to carry liability insurance or the minimum car insurance. With liability insurance, recovering all damages caused by a driver who is at fault will depend on how much their […]

Multi-talented Actor, Artist Bud Patel has Many Projects Underway

Multi-talented Actor, Artist Bud Patel has Many Projects Underway

By Dr. Sarita Mehta HOUSTON: Bud Patel, renowned film Producer of “A Curry on an American Plate” which is streaming on Amazon Prime, an official selection at the 2018 Hoboken International Film Festival and also in 2018 NIFF International Film Festival in Houston, is coming with live stage show an epic Hindi drama based on […]

Space Center CEO Describes Initiatives at IACCGH Series

Space Center CEO Describes Initiatives at IACCGH Series

HOUSTON: On April 4, 2019, the Indo-American Chamber of Greater Houston, hosted Mr. William Harris- President and CEO of Space center Houston manned space flight education foundation, for its SHELL distinguished lecture series at Double Tree Hilton – Greenway Plaza. Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia opened the event by welcoming the attendees and highlighted the chamber’s […]

IACCGH Presents Inaugural 2019 “Women Mean Business” Seminar

IACCGH Presents Inaugural 2019 “Women Mean Business” Seminar

BY SOUMYA MURALI HOUSTON: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston held its inaugural Women Mean Business Series event of 2019 featuring Keynote Speakers Gabriella Rowe & Arpita Bhandari on February 27th. Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia, thanked sponsor Shell, for its generous support to both the Women Mean Business and the Distinguished Lecture […]

IACCGH Power Dialogue with Rep. Pete Olson

IACCGH Power Dialogue with Rep. Pete Olson

HOUSTON: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston (IACCGH) continued its Power Dialogue series on Saturday, March 2 with the Board of Directors and select versatile group of business owners, professionals, and academicians at Aling’s Hakka with Congressman Pete Olson In his introductory remarks Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia explained the connection and the […]

GLUDES Launched to Stave Off a Dearth of Leadership

GLUDES Launched to Stave Off a Dearth of Leadership

BY JAWAHAR MALHOTRA SUGAR LAND: As they left the Sweetwater Country Club, they clutched the crisp black and turquoise blue canvas briefcases they had been handed out and discussed the ideas they had just heard in the ballroom. Inside the briefcase was a copy of his second book – Roadmap to Success – by the […]

Personal Injury: Effects of Social Media

Personal Injury: Effects of Social Media

BY MALA SHARMA Social media has become a major factor in determining the value of your personal injury claims! This is a result of the increasing presence of social media in everyone’s lives where sharing experiences through quick posts are simple and easy. However, revealing too much on Facebook may hurt you in the end. […]

IACCGH Tax Seminar Educates Community on US Tax Queries and Issues for 2018 Return

IACCGH Tax Seminar Educates Community on US Tax Queries and Issues for 2018 Return

HOUSTON: The IACCGH Annual Tax seminar, which seeks to educate the community on various tax related queries and issues was held on Feb 24,2019 at the India House, attracting over 110+ attendees. Held for the seventh year in a row, the event was ably moderated and chaired by CPA Swapan Dhairyawan. IACCGH Secretary Ashok Garg […]

Southwestern National Bank Scholarship

Southwestern National Bank Scholarship

HOUSTON: Southwestern National Bank Scholarship Program is funded by Southwestern National Bank (Member FDIC) to recognize and assist outstanding high school graduates reduce the financial burden for college. Southwestern National Bank Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Each year a total of $5,000.00 will be awarded […]

Personal Injury: Traumatic Brain Damage

Personal Injury: Traumatic Brain Damage

BY MALA SHARMA Automobile collisions frequently cause traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) as a result of serious head bumps or blows during the accident. TBIs may lead to long-term health concerns, permanent disability, mental impairment, and possibly death. Thus, it is imperative to understand this injury, symptoms and signs, getting treatment quickly, and knowing your rights […]

TiE Hosts Houston Exponential CEO Russ Capper

TiE Hosts Houston Exponential CEO Russ Capper

HOUSTON: It’s a new year and that means new events being hosted by TiE Houston. This past week, they hosted their first networking social at the new Post Oak location for The Cannon Houston, which just opened up earlier this year. Drinks were sponsored by Roxor. ROXOR Gin is Curated by James Beard awarded Chef […]

IACCGH Holds Dialogue with Congressman Dan Crenshaw

IACCGH Holds Dialogue with Congressman Dan Crenshaw

HOUSTON: The IACCGH recognizes that businesses thrive when policies at the State, Federal and International level are business friendly. The Chamber strives to provide access to those that influence and are responsible for policies that impact business and has since 2013 launched its Power Dialogue series. The first 2019 Power Dialogue was hosted on January […]

Personal Injury: Wrongful Death Claims

Personal Injury: Wrongful Death Claims

BY MALA SHARMA, ESQ The Texas legislature enacted the Wrongful Death Statute which provides the sole remedy and maximum compensation for the decedent’s spouse, children, and parents for all losses sustained as a result. Wrongful death is defined as death that occurs as the direct result of intentional, unintentional, negligent, reckless, or unskillful actions of […]

With Retirement in Mind, Trust the Ones Who Manage Your Wealth

With Retirement in Mind, Trust the Ones Who Manage Your Wealth

BY JAWAHAR MALHOTRA HOUSTON: It was a small group of people who had many of the same concerns that many working class people have at a certain point in their careers: how to handle their nest eggs and make them grow and how to trust the advice they receive from wealth managers. It is a […]

Why Do We Need to Plan?

Why Do We Need to Plan?

By Vijay Kumar Damle • In our everyday life we unknowingly are doing planning. For example, let’s suppose that you have just moved into a new house or an apartment and trying to decide when should you get-up in the morning, when should you leave the house, what route should you take to go to […]

Aadhaar savings can fund 3 schemes of the size of Ayushman Bharat: Arun Jaitley

Aadhaar savings can fund 3 schemes of the size of Ayushman Bharat: Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Terming Aadhaar  as a “game changer”, finance minister Arun Jaitley Sunday said savings made through its implementation can fund three public welfare schemes of the magnitude of Ayushman Bharat  – the ambitious healthcare programme to provide free hospitalisation to millions of poor people. He also attributed the successful implementation of Aadhaar to the decisive leadership of […]

Biggies pay lower online platform fee than small cos

Biggies pay lower online platform fee than small cos

BENGALURU: Large online sellers who have affiliations or investments from e-tailers like Amazon and Flipkart  are paying only about 5-11% of their revenue as marketplace fee, while regular third-party sellers typically pay at least 15% as platform fee. The latest balance sheets of major online sellers like Cloudtail, Appario Retail, and Tech-Connect Retail show the amount […]

Why 2018 will be a landmark year for India-US strategic relationship

Why 2018 will be a landmark year for India-US strategic relationship

Washington: Notwithstanding irritants on trade issues, India and the US made “landmark” progress in 2018 to bolster their strategic and defence ties – from holding the maiden trilateral meeting with Japan to the first-ever 2+2 dialogue during which they signed the long-pending COMCASA agreement that would open the way for sales of more sensitive US military equipment […]

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