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Judge Ravi Sandill Announces Bid for Texas Supreme Court

Judge Ravi Sandill Announces Bid for Texas Supreme Court

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: In a post made yesterday on his Facebook page, Judge Ravi “R.K.” Sandill, who presides over a civil docket in the 127th District Court in Harris County, announced his candidacy for the Supreme Court of Texas, Place 4. Sandill is the only South Asian on the Bar in Harris County having […]

Telfair Spices Adds a New Flavor to Sugar Land!

Telfair Spices Adds a New Flavor to Sugar Land!

By Preanka S. Desai SUGAR LAND: Over one thousand in the Telfair community in Sugar Land welcomed Telfair Spices – a brand-new grocery store and snack center serving authentic, Mumbai-style vegetarian classics like pani puri and vada-pao during a Masala Radio-style Grand Opening event on Sunday July 23 from 10am to 2pm. Owner Mehran Ali […]

Sisters Anoushka, Ananya Gokhale Show Tremendous Poise, Symmetry in Their Bharatnatyam Arrangetram

Sisters Anoushka, Ananya Gokhale Show Tremendous Poise, Symmetry in Their Bharatnatyam Arrangetram

By Pradeep Gokhale CLEAR LAKE: The Clear Lake campus of the University of Houston is a peaceful setting; it was especially so in the late afternoon following the rainfall last Saturday, August 5. The air was sullen and humid but the green lush lawns along the banks of the bayou brought out the deer and […]

Open Arms at the Matins for The IMAGH ki Chai Series of Appreciation!

Open Arms at the Matins for The IMAGH ki Chai Series of Appreciation!

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: In the time honored tradition of showing your gratitude to those who have stood by and helped to illuminate your path ahead, the feeling must come from the heart … and must be accepted in like manner. It creates a bond that stands the test of time and forges ahead with common […]

Six Tips for Making the Most of the End of Summer & Preparing for School to Start

Six Tips for Making the Most of the End of Summer & Preparing for School to Start

HOUSTON: It’s natural to cherish the summer months; the weather is nice, the days are longer and your child is on vacation. With the season starting to wind down, it is important to seize any opportunity you can to prepare for the return of the school year. Best in Class Education Center helps K-12 students […]

3 Community Organizations Partner to Present Workshop on Diabetes & Yoga

3 Community Organizations Partner to Present Workshop on Diabetes & Yoga

By Sachin Dabir HOUSTON: Sewa International along with Houston Durgabari Society & VYASA organized a free community workshop – “Manging Diabetes – How Yoga is better than exercise” on Augsugt 5th.  It was attended by over 60 people and was conducted by Dr. Ulupi Choksi who has been practicing for the past 30 years along […]

Literary Lingering

Literary Lingering

By Varsha Halabe HOUSTON: It was yet another hot afternoon in Houston as more than two scores of literary fans headed to the George Memorial Library in Richmond for another event hosted by the Houston Maharashtra Mandal (HMM). Everything was grand that afternoon; the library, its setting, the book to be discussed, its setting and […]

The 2017 MoneyGram Cricket Bee Toronto Announced

The 2017 MoneyGram Cricket Bee Toronto Announced

METUCHEN, NJ: The 3 remaining champions have been crowned in Toronto with two of them heading to the Cricket Bee Finals in New Jersey later this month. Param Desai of Brampton, ON was declared second runner up, Sandeep Singh of Brampton, ON was first runner up and the Regional champion was Vidyasagar Sethu of Scarborough, ON. The competition allows cricket fans […]

A Visionary University Empowers Contemporary Culture with Ancient Knowledge

A Visionary University Empowers Contemporary Culture with Ancient Knowledge

By Padmashree Rao HOUSTON: Where is that horizon where the present will prize the past, where science will seek spirituality, where technology will tweet tradition, and where the West will welcome the East? The vision unfolds at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, a unique University for Sanskrit and Indic Traditions, which opened its doors on the auspicious day […]

Many Facets of a Unique Mission in Hindustani Classical Music

Many Facets of a Unique Mission in Hindustani Classical Music

HOUSTON: The disciples and followers of the celebrated Hindustani Classical Music Gurukul, Saadhana Pariwar are privileged in many ways. They experience the richest possible level of hands-on training from a Guru of world repute. They see their beloved Guruji, Pandit Suman Ghosh, effortlessly switching his role between that of a sought-after maestro performing internationally, and […]

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 11

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 11

The story thus far…For two years Gandhi traveled extensively in India and had talked at different places. His interest first centered on the problem of indentured labor where poor, ignorant laborers were enticed away from India to work in the British colonies. He disapproved of this system in South Africa, fought it there, and he […]

Summer Yoga Camp for Children by VYASA Houston

Summer Yoga Camp for Children by VYASA Houston

HOUSTON: VYASA Houston organized a ten-day Summer Yoga Camp for children between the ages 5-14 from July 14th to July 23rd. The camp was held at Keshav Smriti in West Houston area and 11 kids participated. The camp is specially designed for children with intermediate and advanced Asanas. VYASA directors Viswarupa Nanjundappa and Smitha Mallaiah […]

Iyer at UH Biotech Program Gets $2.1M Grant to Expand Nationally

Iyer at UH Biotech Program Gets $2.1M Grant to Expand Nationally

By Jeannie Kever HOUSTON: An innovative approach integrating classroom instruction and research at the University of Houston will be spread to five colleges and universities around the country with a $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Rupa Iyer, principal investigator on the grant and founding director of the biotechnology program in the UH College of […]

Mala Sharma: Nominated and Accepted as a 2017 AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Texas for Client Satisfaction

Mala Sharma: Nominated and Accepted as a 2017 AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Texas for Client Satisfaction

HOUSTON: The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Texas’s Personal Injury Attorney Mala Sharma as 2017 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Personal Injury attorneys […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Milk Cake (Milk Fudge)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Milk Cake (Milk Fudge)

Though this dish is called Milk Cake, the label is only half true. It is, of course, made with lots of milk, but it is not made like a cake. That part of the name refers to the way the sweet dish is set for upto 24 hours before being finally presented and sliced. 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 […]