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Diwali Traditions Brings Generations Together at BAPS

Diwali Traditions Brings Generations Together at BAPS

STAFFORD: Over years some traditions dwindle away as generations pass. Diwali is one time where the twinkle of the flickering candles brings families and friends together to celebrate good over evil.   While the ancient tradition of lighting divos on Diwali erase physical darkness, the festival’s rich traditions and rituals go deeper – inviting individuals to […]

Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon: The Musical Journey of the Legend Javed Akhtar Saab!

Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaoon: The Musical Journey of the Legend Javed Akhtar Saab!

By Vanshika Vipin Varma STAFFORD: Music has been the breath of Indians for centuries now. The contribution of some of the greatest musicians and lyricists has been a boon to India as a whole and particularly to the Hindi film industry – Bollywood. While we rejoice in the melody of our most loved songs, a […]

Harris, Ft Bend Counties Turn Blue, a Victory for Diversity

Harris, Ft Bend Counties Turn Blue, a Victory for Diversity

By Nidhi Trehan SUGAR LAND: In an amazing victory for Democrats in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, the party captured a majority of seats in these mid-terms. Thanks to Sri Preston Kulkarni’s efforts, Democrats got within five points of winning the US House Congressional District 22. Running an energetic, get-out-vote campaign across three counties, Kulkarni, […]

Texans Energy & Masala Radio Host Exclusive Thugs of Hindostan Premiere Customer Appreciation Event

Texans Energy & Masala Radio Host Exclusive  Thugs of Hindostan Premiere Customer Appreciation Event

SUGAR LAND: Texans Energy and Masala Radio hosted yet another Bollywood Premiere on Saal Mubarak Day THU NOV 8, at the AMC First Colony.  This time it was a more exclusive event for Texans Customers only, allowing them the space and prime seating for the last blockbuster of 2018 premiere screening. CEO Javed Meghani exclaimed, […]

Grand Spectacular Diwali Celebrated at Sri Meenakshi Temple

Grand Spectacular Diwali Celebrated at Sri Meenakshi Temple

By Bhargavi Golla PEARLAND: Diwali, the festival of lights was celebrated with exhilaration at Sri Meenakshi Temple on November 3.   The festive look of the temple with colorful lights, huge tents and filled parking lots with thousands of people was all set for the celebration of grand spectacular Diwali.   Diwali, or Deepavali, is a Sanskrit […]

Women Mean Business Series with Vanitha Pothuri & Nyamusi Igambi

Women Mean Business Series with Vanitha Pothuri & Nyamusi Igambi

By Sowmya Murali HOUSTON: The Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston held its final Women Mean Business series for the year on October 30, ending a successful 2018 with yet another successful event. The Keynote Speakers for the event were Vanitha Pothuri and Nyamusi Igambi. President Swapan Dhairyawan welcomed the gathering by encouraging […]

Chinmaya Mission, Shining Light on Diwali’s Significance the Year Through

Chinmaya Mission, Shining Light on Diwali’s Significance the Year Through

By Radhika Nair HOUSTON: The grand autumnal festival of Diwali, arguably the biggest celebration among Indians the world over, was celebrated in Chinmaya Mission Houston with vibrance and devotion on Sunday, November 4, 2018.  Against the exquisitely decorated backdrop of Lord Rama and Sita Devi, and the row of ashtalakshmi murtis, Sri Ganesh Satyanarayana, Sri […]

IITAGH’s Signature Annual Picnic on a Glorious Fall Day

IITAGH’s Signature Annual Picnic on a Glorious Fall Day

By Abhijit Gadgil SUGAR LAND: Many of the members and supporters of the Indian Institute of Technology of Greater Houston were disappointed when its annual picnic was cancelled last year due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. But this year, a determined group of the IITAGH board led by Surajit Dasgupta made sure that […]

Puja Samithi of Greater Houston Celebrates Kali Puja at Houston ISCKON

Puja Samithi of Greater Houston Celebrates Kali Puja at Houston ISCKON

HOUSTON: Houston’s Bengali community, Puja Samithi of Greater Houston, celebrated Kali Puja along with at Houston ISCKON temple (puja was featured in Gouranga Hall just across from the main ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple) on November 3, with great devotion and joy. Kali Puja, also known as Shyama Puja is a festival dedicated to the Hindu […]

Personal Injury, Recovering All Damages in an Accident You are Entitled to!

Personal Injury, Recovering All Damages in an Accident You are Entitled to!

HOUSTON: If you or a significant other suffered bodily injuries in a car accident, there will most likely be several bills that need to be paid by the negligent driver’s insurance!  There will be the ambulance expense, hospital bill, emergency physician’s fee, and more.  If there was health insurance available, the health insurance will cover […]

Karle Receives Oil Industry Award for Exemplary Service

Karle Receives Oil Industry Award for Exemplary Service

By Pramod Kulkarni NEW ORLEANS: A long-time resident of Houston, who now splits his time between Houston and Mumbai, Arun Karle has received one of the highest honors awarded by the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC). At its Annual General Meeting in New Orleans during Nov. 7 – 9, 2018, the IADC presented its […]

Health Matters!

Health Matters!

HOUSTON: In an effort to promote health, and with intent to fulfill health access needs of our under- served community, Alka & Ajay Gupta Foundation together with Indus Management Group, conducted community wide health fairs in Houston. The Health Fair events at seven different locations were coordinated by multiple health organizations and providers who joined […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes- Baingan Di Dip (EGGPLANT DIP)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes- Baingan Di Dip (EGGPLANT DIP)

By popular demand, here is a reprint of Mama’s Baingan Di Dip recipe, which is just the kind of tasty, snack that you need for the parties that are held during the Winter Holidays season. It goes well with crackers, pita bread or veggies. It is reprinted with some additional information and directions. In the […]

A Focal Point for the Community, IAN Carries Torch Forward

A Focal Point for the Community, IAN Carries Torch Forward

  Click here for Anniversary Special Supplement By Jawahar Malhotra, Publisher One score and a dozen years ago, an enterprising sociology professor with no background in journalism or publishing but a passion for the dynamics of human interaction saw fit to make his contribution to keeping his growing Indo American community connected by disseminating news. […]

Meet Indo-American’s New Gen-X Partner : Vanshika Vipin

Meet Indo-American’s New Gen-X Partner : Vanshika Vipin

Click here for Anniversary Special Supplement   By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: Ever since Dr. K.L. Sindwani founded Indo-American News 32 years ago, he often wondered how the newspaper will sustain itself and grow over the coming years and decades. Dr. Sindwani himself was the guiding force for the first 29 years of the newspaper. Since […]