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What’s New? Navya Grocers!

What’s New? Navya Grocers!

By Bhavisha Thakkar SUGAR LAND: Raghu and Jaya Kavarthapu welcomed hundreds of guests to their quaint grocery store Navya Grocers at the corner of Hwy 6 and Old Richmond on Saturday, February 24. Masala Radio organized and promoted the grand opening that boasted silver coins and generous Deep gift bags to the line of first […]

Exhibition on Photographs and Fabrics of India, Wednesday, March 7

Exhibition on Photographs and Fabrics of India, Wednesday, March 7

SUGAR LAND: Indo American Forum of Fort Bend collaborates with City of Sugar Land as a part of FotoFest 2018 Biennial Participating Space to kick off the 6-week-long FotoFest exhibits around Houston, whose theme this year is INDIA. To kick off the FotoFest exhibits highlighting India, the Indo American Forum has come together to curate an evening to experience the […]

Local Democrat’s Infighting Attempts to Smear Sri Kulkarni

Local Democrat’s Infighting  Attempts to Smear Sri Kulkarni

By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND: The five-way race among Democrats for the US Congressional District 22 seat currently held by Republican Pete Olson just got a little meaner as Doug Beaton, the leader of the Fort Bend Chapter of One Revolution, a progressive Democratic splinter group, lobbed a blindsiding blow against the candidacy of Indo-American […]

Launch of NTV Houston

Launch of NTV Houston

HOUSTON: Saturday, February 17, was an evening filled with fun and music at the Holiday Inn, Southwest Freeway Houston featuring a tribute to Late Jagjit Singh by Jatinder Sharma and guest artist Payel Mitra, organized by NTV Houston to introduce the new channel to a selected crowd of prominent Houstonians. The evening started with a […]

In Harvey’s Wake, IACF Presents a Check of $200,000 to the Mayor of Houston

In Harvey’s Wake, IACF Presents a Check of $200,000 to the Mayor of Houston

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: In it’s philanthropic spirit; Indo American Charity Foundation (IACF) has been addressing needs in the areas of education, family, and healthcare in the Metro Houston area since almost three decades. They have been providing scholarships to high potential college bound students with financial needs, supporting local charities, feeding the homeless and needy, and providing […]

Children in Houston Awarded for Helping Children in India

Children in Houston Awarded for Helping Children in India

SUGAR LAND: On February 11, at the Madras Pavilion in Sugar Land, eleven children from the Houston area were recognized for helping children in India get a better education. How exactly were these local kids able to help children on the other side of the world? It is actually a lot simpler than you might […]

Pratham Houston Appoints Asha Dhume as President, Dr. Randeep Suneja as VP

Pratham Houston Appoints Asha Dhume as President, Dr. Randeep Suneja as VP

HOUSTON: Pratham USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Asha Dhume as President and Dr. Randeep Suneja as Vice President of the Pratham Houston chapter. Asha has been involved with Pratham Houston for the last seven years, serving as the Vice President for the past two years, and has played an integral part in […]

MFAH Presents “Peacock in the Desert”: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur

MFAH Presents “Peacock in the Desert”: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: An opportunity to learn about one fascinating aspect of India’s exceptional culture will soon be available for Houstonians courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH). Titled “Peacock in the Desert”, the exhibit will display centuries of royal treasures from Jodhpur in Rajasthan for the first time in an epic […]

Shraddhanjali 2018, Commemoration of 70th Death Anniversay of Mahatma Gandhi

Shraddhanjali 2018, Commemoration of 70th Death Anniversay of Mahatma Gandhi

HOUSTON: Mahatma Gandhi Library (MGL), and Unity of Houston jointly observed Shraddhanjali, Memorial Service, to commemorate the 70th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Saturday, February 3 at Unity of Houston in collaboration with Arya Samaj Greater Houston, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, The Ismaili Jamatkhana Center, Houston Non-violent communications, Compassionate Houston, Rothko Chapel and Baha’I […]

Bollywood Shake Celebrates Love in a Magical Way!

Bollywood Shake Celebrates Love in a Magical Way!

SUGAR LAND: Valentine’s Day conjures up images of love, romance and red roses and that’s exactly what you found at Bollywood Shake’s First Ever Valentine’s Day Party! With passion and love filling the air, couples boogied to their hearts’ content. With red roses symbolizing deep and undying promises of love, the evening presented an ethereal […]

Sri Kulkarni Files for the Democratic Party Nomination, District 22 Seat, Which Covers Sugar Land, Pearland and Parts of Katy

Sri Kulkarni Files for the Democratic Party Nomination, District 22 Seat, Which Covers Sugar Land, Pearland and Parts of Katy

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: For the past year, Srinivas Preston Kulkarni, a diplomat in the US Foreign Service, was experiencing a nagging sense of unease. The rising anti-immigrant sentiment and the veiled justification of the white supremacy rally by the President troubled him, but the tipping point was the Republican Party’s support of Alabama’s Roy […]

Suneja Tests the Katy Marathon as a Pilot Fundraiser for Pratham

Suneja Tests the Katy Marathon as a Pilot Fundraiser for Pratham

By Jawahar Malhotra KATY: It seems that some people never shirk from taking on challenges and even eagerly seek newer ones out. This becomes acute when they are passionate about the causes they believe in and such was the case for Dr. Randeep Suneja, a renowned cardiologist who has lived and practiced for years in […]

Key to India’s Immortality? Author Amish Says It is Balance

Key to India’s Immortality?  Author Amish Says It is Balance

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: India’s latest literary phenom is Amish Tripathi. His mythological series, “The Shiva Trilogy” and “Ram Chandra Series” have garnered a tremendous following among India’s youth as well as mature audiences. Amish’s latest book is non-fiction, “Immortal India”, which is a compilation of his articles and speeches relating to a discussion of […]

Sugar Land City Councilman Himesh Gandhi Seeks Re-Election

Sugar Land City Councilman Himesh Gandhi Seeks Re-Election

SUGAR LAND: City Council Member and longtime community leader Himesh Gandhi is seeking re-election on May 7th to a fourth and final term as At-Large Position 1, promising to continue his focus on improving the lives of residents in a thriving community. “Sugar Land has been my home for most of my adult life. It […]

Free Workshop By Sewa USA and Jain Society of Houston

Free Workshop By Sewa USA and Jain Society of Houston

By Sandeep Pampattiwar HOUSTON: Sewa USA and Jain Society of Houston had organized a free workshop – “Five wishes and Essential documents for the families on January 28.  This very informative workshop was attended by over 70 people and was conducted by Arvind Thekdi, who is an active member of The SEWA Family Services Program. […]

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston’s AKM Youth Participate in IM’s iLead MLK Youth Day of Service

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston’s AKM Youth Participate in  IM’s iLead MLK Youth Day of Service

By Sanika Kulkarni & Kanika Talwar HOUSTON: On January 15, Interfaith Ministries (IM) for Greater Houston held a Youth Day of Service on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in bringing over 100 youth from various faith denominations, churches together for dialogue, collaboration and service in honor of Dr. King. Director of Interfaith Relations Gregory […]

Look to the Future to Succeed Today

Look to the Future to Succeed Today

By Niharika Pakala HOUSTON: On February 3, at India House, members of the Youth Leadership Development Program had the incredible honor of meeting Mike Curtin, the Vice President of Capital Project at Shell Oil Company.   Mike Curtin opened his presentation by introducing the prevailing energy challenges that have risen as a result of global […]

Daksha Shah’s Deeper Connect with God, Yoga!

Daksha Shah’s Deeper Connect with God, Yoga!

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: After waving her younger child off to college, Daksha Shah, then 40, took a decision that would change her “perspective on life” and give it a purpose. With husband Dinesh Shah’s whole hearted encouragement, she went to India and enrolled in a 6 month rigorous yoga course at the SVYASA Institute […]

Da-Bangg 2018 Reloaded, Only One Show in Texas!

Da-Bangg 2018 Reloaded,  Only One Show in Texas!

DALLAS: Da-Bangg 2018 is a show starring Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi Sinha, Jaqueline Fernandez, Prabhu Deva, Manish Paul, and Daisy Shah. The show is directed by Sohail Khan. It is being brought to Dallas, Texas by AZ and Hiba Entertainment with Tasacom and Molabs Media on June 29, 2018 at the American Airlines Center. […]

Family Quiz Show to Premiere on Zee TV this Month

Family Quiz Show to Premiere on Zee TV this Month

HOUSTON: On Saturday, February 24, media and entertainment mega-giant ZEE Entertainment will debut “America’s Smartest Family” – a brand new television game show where 16 families will compete for a $10,000 cash prize. Airing exclusively on ZEE TV, the highly-anticipated series is the first-ever English-language quiz show of its kind, placing some of the globe’s brightest South Asian […]

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