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STAR India’s TV Channels will STREAM ONLY on Hotstar in the US

STAR India’s TV Channels will STREAM  ONLY on Hotstar in the US

Stream your favorite shows anytime, anywhere, on any device only on Hotstar NEW YORK: Hotstar, the go-to streaming platform for the South Asian Diaspora, will now be the exclusive destination in the US to watch your favorite shows from the Star India network including hit titles such as Koffee with Karan, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata […]

Airplane Assault Lands Indian in Prison for Nine Years

Airplane Assault Lands Indian in Prison for Nine Years

DETROIT: An Indian man living in the U.S. on a work visa was sentenced to nine years in prison Dec. 13 for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman during an overnight flight to Detroit. Prabhu Ramamoorthy was in a middle seat between the victim and his wife when he assaulted the woman on an overnight Spirit Airlines […]

Vajpayee Statue Unveiled in Debra Bazar, West Medinipur, India

Vajpayee Statue Unveiled in Debra Bazar, West Medinipur, India

West Bengal State BJP president Shri Dilip Ghosh and Dr Bishnupada Goswami of Houston, USA unveiled the statue of former Prime Minister Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Debra Bazar, West Bengal on occasion of 94th birthday anniversary on December 25, 2018. Addressing the people after the inauguration of the statue by video conference, Dr Goswami […]

Kochamma Mary Philip, 81, Passes

Kochamma Mary Philip, 81, Passes

HOUSTON: Mary Philip, a long-time resident of Houston, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 surrounded by family in Manchester, New Hampshire. She had moved there in 2015 with her husband to be live with her youngest daughter Annie and her family. She was born on July 13, 1937, in Kozencherry, Kerala, India to Theketh-Valluparambil House, […]

Initiator and Guru

Initiator and Guru

By Srila B B Tirtha Maharaj   The words ‘initiation’ and ‘diksha’ are not synonymous. The Oxford English Dictionary says, ‘initiation’ means admitting or introducing somebody to membership of a group, often by means of a special ceremony. The definition of ‘diksha’ is given in Hari-bhakti-viläsa: “the procedure by which self-effulgent (divine) knowledge that eradicates the […]

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 […]

India’s robust economic growth to continue in 2019: CII

India’s robust economic growth to continue in 2019: CII

Related News Growing constraints on capacity could push the investment cycle next year Primary market mobilisation falls 60% to Rs 63,744-crore Non-food bank credit grows by 15.07 per cent, deposits by 9.66 per cent The country is expected to witness strong economic growth in 2019, after it has emerged as the fastest growing major world […]

Indian-American Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx president

Indian-American Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx president

Indian-American Rajesh Subramaniam  has been named as the president and chief executive officer of US multinational courier delivery giant FedEx. Subramaniam, currently the executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation, will assume his new role on January 1, 2019.   Click here to read more… Credit: economictimes.indiatimes.com

An Evening of Fun, Fantasy & Fascination at Infusion 2018!

An Evening of Fun, Fantasy & Fascination at Infusion 2018!

Click here for Photo Collage By Vanshika Vipin Varma STAFFORD: As the month of Christmas celebrations set in, it was time for yet another enticing show by the talented artists at Infused Performing Arts. The much anticipated event, in its 8th year, “Infusion 2018 – A Magical Christmas Bollywood Spectacular “ was organized at St. […]

C24 Plus Toy Drive is a Merry Holiday Affair

C24 Plus Toy Drive is a Merry Holiday Affair

Click here for Photo Collage By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: What could be better on an overcast, cold day than a chance to while away the afternoon in the company of like-minded friends? And it is an especially warm coziness when they come together to make a difference in the community they live in. This time […]

Starting January 5, STAR India’s TV Channels will be Streaming ONLY on Hotstar in the US

Starting January 5, STAR India’s TV Channels will be Streaming ONLY on Hotstar in the US

Stream your favorite shows anytime, anywhere, on any device only on Hotstar NEW YORK: Hotstar, the go-to streaming platform for the South Asian Diaspora, will now be the exclusive destination in the US to watch your favorite shows from the Star India network including hit titles such as Koffee with Karan, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata […]

Neiman Marcus Hosts International Media Soirée

Neiman Marcus Hosts International Media Soirée

Press Release HOUSTON: Move over ‘Desi Girl’ Priyanka Chopra, we have Houston’s very own International media star Ruchi Mukherjee bridging the gap between the ethnic and the mainstream. Decked out in a sultry black sari, Ruchi mesmerized the crowd at her LCAHouston International Society News Magazine Winter Cover Reveal Party, hosted by Neiman Marcus in […]

Sri Ayyappa Mandala Pooja at Sri Meenakshi Temple

Sri Ayyappa Mandala Pooja at Sri Meenakshi Temple

By Dr. Venugopal Menon PEARLAND: As the very first Shakthi Temple outside India, and the earliest one to install an Ayyappa Sannidhi, Sri Meenakshi temple has also gained the privilege of building the Holy Eighteen Steps – the sacred Pathinettampadi – offering its Sri Sastha devotees a hallowed opportunity to observe all the authentic Pooja […]

Local BITSAA Savor Holiday Season Luncheon, No Bitcoins Accepted!

Local BITSAA Savor Holiday Season Luncheon, No Bitcoins Accepted!

HOUSTON: Members of the BITSAA International – Houston Chapter met at Nirvana restaurant on the city’s westside on Saturday, December 15 to celebrate the Holiday season with a luncheon. It also provided an opportunity for the young Bitsians who moved to Houston recently to meet with the senior Bitsians living in Houston. The event was […]

SNEI Aims to Impart Punjabi, Spiritual Teachings to Area Sikh Youth

SNEI Aims to Impart Punjabi, Spiritual Teachings  to Area Sikh Youth

By Rubendra Bains HOUSTON: A wise man once said that education is a “great equalizer” of the conditions of men and women. The directors of Sikh National Center plainly had this advice in mind when they created an independent division called Sikh National Education Institute to spearhead education-based programs for the Sikh Panth (path). SNEI […]

Annual Namadwaar Utsav to Include Unique Bhagavatam Event This Year

Annual Namadwaar Utsav to Include Unique Bhagavatam Event This Year

MANVEL: The 11th Annual Namadwaar Madhura Utsav (sweet celebration) of bhakti and Bhagavata Dharma will be held at New Life Plaza at 3945 CR 58, Manvel TX 77578 this year, from December 24 to 30. The event is conducted annually by Global Organization for Divinity with the blessings of His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara […]

Pratham Houston Holiday Luncheon Raises Record Breaking Funds For Women Empowerment Programs

Pratham Houston Holiday Luncheon Raises Record Breaking Funds For Women Empowerment Programs

Click here for Photo Collage HOUSTON: Pratham Houston’s Holiday Luncheon 2018 on Friday, December 7th at The Junior League of Houston was a resounding success from every aspect: large attendance, excellent entertainment and most importantly, record breaking fundraising – $180,000 towards women empowerment programs. As with previous years, the funds raised at the Luncheon are […]

Ek Andheri Barsaat ki Toofan Raat …. and the Poets Recite On!

Ek Andheri Barsaat ki Toofan Raat …. and the Poets Recite On!

By Jawahar Malhotra    SUGAR LAND: A fierce storm had blown in over the afternoon, dumping sheets of rain over the whole metropolitan area and by evening time, the downpour only promised to be more severe. The wet roads glistened under the streetlights like black oiled ribbons and cars pulled into the Madras Pavilion parking […]

IACCGH Nexgen – Fall 2018 Young Minds Panel

IACCGH Nexgen – Fall 2018 Young Minds Panel

By Anish Nagar HOUSTON: The IACCGH NexGen Exchange had their Fall 2018 Young Minds Panel at the University of Houston on Wednesday November 14. In partnership with UH CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization), NexGen invited three young and successful entrepreneurs to speak and answer questions on the panel. The panelists were: Franceska McCaughan (Founder of Franzie’s […]

Personal Injury – Injured in an Auto Accident with a Drunk Driver!

Personal Injury – Injured in an Auto Accident with a Drunk Driver!

HOUSTON: The holiday season is an exciting time of year and should be enjoyed responsibly. Many people are driving in a rushed or reckless manner, due to the frenzy of completing shopping lists or going to festivities. Further, there is a high percentage of accidents caused by impaired or drunk driving, resulting in fatal or […]