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Shradhanjalis, Protests in Houston Even as Military Escalation Flares Up

Shradhanjalis, Protests in Houston Even as Military Escalation Flares Up

BY MANU SHAH HOUSTON: “Too many lives have been lost. Enough is enough.” With these words, Col. Raj Bhalla summed up the sentiment at the prayer service held at India House on February 20 for the 44 CRPF personnel killed in a terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir. The names of the martyred soldiers […]

Ranveer Singh: Born to Play Gully Boy

Ranveer Singh: Born to Play Gully Boy

Story: Murad (Ranveer Singh) must fight off his poverty and social disadvantage to realise his dream of being a rapper. His friends and family rally together to help an ordinary boy in becoming an extraordinary rapper. Review: There’s a line in the film where the character MC Sher (Siddhant Chaturvedi) says, “Agar duniya mein sab […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Atte di Pinni (Sweet Wheat Flour Balls)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Atte di Pinni  (Sweet Wheat Flour Balls)

BY SHAKUNTLA MALHOTRA Pinnis are a uniquely traditional Punjabi sweet dish that are sometimes mistakenly called laddus by non-Punjabis. The main difference is that laddus are usually made of fried dough and are then formed into balls, whereas pinnis are made with flour (or crushed moong dal) that is browned in a kadai or wok. […]

Gitesh Desai Receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

Gitesh Desai Receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

BY MANU SHAH VARANASI: Gitesh Desai was reading an email from India’s Ministry of External Affairs but before the words could sink in, he got a call from Houston’s Consul General Dr. Anupam Ray congratulating him. Desai was one of the 28 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardees of 2019. The normally eloquent Desai says he was […]

Houston Maharashtra Mandal to Present Historical Play on Shivaji

Houston Maharashtra Mandal to Present Historical Play on Shivaji

HOUSTON: The Houston Maharashtra Mandal (HMM) will present on stage an epic play titled Janata Raja (The Wise King) on Saturday, March 9 at Stafford Centre on Cash Road. The play is a dramatic presentation of the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji, a warrior-king (1627-1680 AD), who founded the Maratha kingdom in the western region of […]

Pulwama Attack: India Says Will Make Pakistan Pay, Opposition Stands with Government

Pulwama Attack: India Says Will Make Pakistan Pay, Opposition Stands with Government

NEW DELHI: The killing of at least 40 CRPF soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district Thursday in the worst terror attack the Valley has seen, has reignited the debate on active militancy in the area, the preparedness of intelligence agencies, the diplomatic roadblock by China to bring Masood Azhar, head of Jaish-e-Mohammad which has […]

Smash! Table Tennis Takes Off at India House

Smash! Table Tennis Takes Off at India House

HOUSTON: India House took another step in hosting sports activities that are popular on the Indian subcontinent. Cricket is already being played for about a decade, but now table tennis enthusiasts have found a new home at India House. Launched in mid-October, table tennis enthusiasts are attending the Friday evening sessions. Two brand new Stiga […]

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 […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes- Badam Wala Dudh (Hot Almond Milk Tonic)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes- Badam Wala Dudh (Hot Almond Milk Tonic)

With the advent of cold weather, it is the season for sweets, nuts, hot drinks to warm you up and wonderful aromas. Below is a reprint of Mama’s Badam Wala Dudh recipe, which is a filling night time drink that helps you stay warm and sleep soundly during the winter months. It is reprinted with […]

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. […]

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