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Up For A Cause, Up For Saving A Mother!

Up For A Cause, Up For Saving A Mother!

Click here to see Photo Collage By Vanshika Vipin Varma SUGAR LAND: Women die every hour in India from complications developed during childbirth. The maternal mortality rate (MMR) in India is the highest in the world and most of these women succumb to heavy blood loss. The key to the progress of a country lies in […]

Bayou City Shows its Big Heart for Children’s Rights in India

Bayou City Shows its Big Heart for Children’s Rights in India

Click here to see Photo Collage By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND: The evening was equal parts playful and high-stakes finance, which was just appropriate for an event that was to benefit underprivileged and often abused or neglected kids in India. After all, the funds that would be gathered in the fundraiser gala in Houston on […]

Club 24 Plus: Cool Waterfront Party, Cooler Philanthropy

Club 24 Plus: Cool Waterfront Party, Cooler Philanthropy

Click Here for Photo Collage By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: Saturday, April 14 was the date for Club 24 Plus annual Evening of Philanthropy. In the morning, the sky was alive with thunderstorms, lightning, and even hailstorms in some areas. Hosts Dr. Kuldip and Veena Kaul were not certain whether to hold the party inside or […]

JSW Group, Creating Hundreds of New Jobs & Sharing Profits with India House

JSW Group, Creating Hundreds of New Jobs & Sharing Profits with India House

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: JSW Group, the multi-billion-dollar conglomerate and a part of O.P. Jindal Group, has played a key role in India’s growth story. It has a presence in Steel, Energy, Infrastructure, Cement, Ventures and Sports. From humble beginnings with a single plant in 1982, JSW Steel is now India’s leading manufacturer of […]

Book Launch Event Benefits Pratham’s Beauty Entrepreneurship Program

Book Launch Event Benefits Pratham’s Beauty Entrepreneurship Program

HOUSTON: Dermatologist and author Dr. Rajani Katta recently released her latest book, on eating for younger skin, at an event held to raise funds for Pratham. At the book launch event held on Friday, April 13, all proceeds from the sale of Glow: The Dermatologist’s Guide to a Whole Foods Younger Skin Diet were donated […]

CRY America’s Annual Volunteer Conference Held in Houston

CRY America’s Annual Volunteer Conference Held in Houston

HOUSTON: CRY, Child Rights & You America Inc, a non-profit that works towards ensuring underprivileged children their basic rights, held their Annual CRYAmerica Volunteer Conference in Houston on April 7 and April 8 at the Four Points by Sheraton Energy Corridor Hotel owned by Juuhi and Prakash Ahuja. It was well attended by volunteers, Action […]

Save A Mother, Celebrating its 10th Anniversary

Save A Mother, Celebrating its 10th Anniversary

HOUSTON: Young mothers die during childbirth in poor countries with limited resources. Rural India has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. In 2008, a group of volunteers joined together in Houston and Chicago to start ‘Save A Mother,’ an organization dedicated to reducing maternal and infant mortality in rural India. What […]

Daya 2018 Gala Raises Record $300,000 for South Asian Victims of Domestic Violence

Daya 2018 Gala Raises Record $300,000 for South Asian Victims of Domestic Violence

Click here for Photo Collage HOUSTON: Despite the recent rise in women’s empowerment and the emergence of the #MeToo movement, South Asian women in Houston remain vulnerable as victims of domestic violence. Now in 22nd year, Daya empowers South Asian survivors who are trying to break the cycle of domestic and sexual violence and reclaim […]

CRY America Selects Houston for its Annual Volunteer Conference

CRY America Selects Houston for its Annual Volunteer Conference

HOUSTON: CRY, Child Rights & You America Inc, a non-profit that works towards ensuring underprivileged children their basic rights, will host their Annual CRY America Volunteer Conference in Houston on April 7 & April 8 at the Four Points by Sheraton Energy Corridor Hotel owned by Juuhi and Prakash Ahuja. It will be attended by […]

First IACCGH’s Women Mean Business Series of 2018

First IACCGH’s Women Mean Business Series of 2018

By Sowmya Murali HOUSTON: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston commenced the first ‘IACCGH Women Mean Business’ series of the year on Thursday, March 15 at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Greenway. The event was sponsored by Shell Oil Company, the main sponsors for the IACCGH Women Mean Business series since 2013. […]

SIMA & SLPS of Dallas Fort Worth Donate $65,000 to Mayor Turner’s Harvey Relief Fund

SIMA & SLPS of Dallas Fort Worth Donate $65,000 to Mayor Turner’s Harvey Relief Fund

HOUSTON: SIMA and Surti Leuva Patidar Samaj (SLPS) of Dallas Fort Worth members presented Mayor Turner and City Council Members a check of $65,000 for Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. More than 6 months after the devastating tragedy of Hurricane Harvey, thousands of victims are still displaced and numerous recovery efforts continue and some of these efforts […]

Guests Toast the Diversity of Asia at 2018 Tiger Ball, Exceeding Fundraising Goal & Honoring Sylvia & Gordon Quan

Guests Toast the Diversity of Asia at 2018 Tiger Ball,  Exceeding Fundraising Goal & Honoring Sylvia & Gordon Quan

HOUSTON: Tiger Ball 2018: Celebrating the Diversity of Asia, paid homage on March 3 to Honorees Sylvia and Gordon Quan, longtime Asia Society advocates.  The event also recognized Co-Chairs Kathy and Glen Gondo, Helene and Stephen Le, and Sultana and Moez Mangalji, as well as Honorary Chairs The Honorable Theresa Chang and Dr. Peter Chang.  […]

Kendra Gives Back to Children In India

Kendra Gives Back to Children In India

SUGAR LAND: On March 5, 2018 at the Kendra Scott in Sugar Land, customers had an extra incentive to go home with a new piece from Kendra’s iconic collections. As customers made their purchases, they were doing much more than buying the latest trending jewelry—they were providing an opportunity for the children of India. Twenty […]

Therapeutic Music Concert Organized By IACAN

Therapeutic Music Concert Organized By IACAN

HOUSTON: IACAN strives to meet the emotional and Physical needs of cancer survivors so they can regain back their productive lives.  IACAN organizes several therapeutic activities such as yoga, gardening, painting and music for the survivors. The underlying reason for conducting these therapeutic activities is to educate, entertain, help ease the pain and provide opportunity […]

An Ode to Harmony Through Divine Music and Dance for Namadwaar’s 8th Anniversary

An Ode to Harmony Through Divine Music and Dance for Namadwaar’s 8th Anniversary

By Thara Narasimhan MANVEL: Global Organization for Divinity and Love to Share Foundation America provided synchronization of divine musical renditions and captivating dance performances in a unique presentation on February 25 at Stafford Civic Center on the occasion of Namadwaar’s 8th anniversary celebrations. Namadwaar Prayer House stands for harmony and peace both on outside and within. […]

Stop Diabetes Movement (SDM) Camps Create Measurable Impact on Participants

Stop Diabetes Movement (SDM) Camps Create Measurable Impact on Participants

By Nikhil Jain HOUSTON: Sewa International and VYASA organized ten-day yoga camps from Feb 16 to 25.  The camps were held simultaneously at three locations in the Houston area (Sugar Land, West Houston & Katy). The camp is specially designed for diabetic and pre-diabetic people to help them manage and control high blood sugar levels […]

Educating the Community on Tax Issues at the IACCGH’s Annual Tax Seminar

Educating the Community on Tax Issues at the IACCGH’s Annual Tax Seminar

  By Manu Shah HOUSTON: IACCGH’s Annual Tax Seminar, a Chamber outreach program designed to educate the community on tax issues, attracted over 130 members of the community on February 11, at India House. Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia described the event as part of the Chamber’s efforts “to empower the community with the right knowledge.” […]

Swades Milan 2018, Health & Happiness Radio’s 2nd Anniversary

Swades Milan 2018, Health & Happiness Radio’s 2nd Anniversary

HOUSTON: The annual celebration of Health & Happiness Radio (FM 105.3, live every Saturday and Sunday mornings, from 8am to noon) produced by Dr. Pooja Shivshankar and her husband Shivshankar Rai marks their gratitude to their listeners and sponsors and the success the program has attained. HHR’s second anniversary Gala – Swades Milan 2018 – […]

Dig The Well Before You Get Thirsty

Dig The Well Before You Get Thirsty

By P.G. Parameswaran, MD HOUSTON: A Chinese proverb says “dig the well before you get thirsty.” We are not following this adage when it comes to arming our South Asian community with enough bone marrow donor registrants so that when the need arises there is some one in the large pool who will be a match. […]

Bollywood Magic Mixes with Mumbai Youth @ Magic Bus Gala 2018

Bollywood Magic Mixes with Mumbai Youth @ Magic Bus Gala 2018

Click here to see Photo Collage By Jawahar Malhotra & Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON:  This city is defined by its generosity – whether that means coming together and supporting each other through Hurricane Harvey, supporting local environmental and social causes, or reaching across the globe and supporting humanitarian causes wherever needed.  On Saturday, February 10, […]

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