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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 […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipe: Bread Crust Nashta (Bread Crust Spicy Snack)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipe: Bread Crust Nashta (Bread Crust Spicy Snack)

One of the favorite carbohydrates for most people is bread, especially if it has a crust and is crispy to bite into, not the soft white variety that many people use to make sandwiches with. Indians call bread double roti after the two pieces of bread stuffed with vegetables or meat to make a sandwich, […]

Gauhar: An Exhilarating Theatrical Journey to a Bygone Era

Gauhar: An Exhilarating Theatrical Journey to a Bygone Era

By Jyoti Kulkarni HOUSTON: Indian theater lovers in Houston were transported to the exhilarating life of a tawaif (court singer/dancer). The occasion was an extraordinary play “Gauhar”, depicting the life of Gauhar Jaan, a legendary North Indian classical court musician and dancer of the early 20th century. Gauhar’s claim to fame is that she is […]

ASIE Bids Farewell to Outgoing President Dinesh Shah, Introduces New Board

ASIE Bids Farewell to Outgoing President Dinesh Shah, Introduces New Board

HOUSTON: American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE) held a  ceremonial event on Thursday, Jan. 25 at India House to bid farewell to the 2017 Outgoing President Dinesh D. Shah and Board and for the recognition and induction of their new Board for 2018. A packed hall of nearly 100 ASIE members and guest […]

IACF Elects Architect Mahesh Wadhwa as President

IACF Elects Architect Mahesh Wadhwa as President

HOUSTON: Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF) has elected Mahesh Wadhwa as its President for 2018. Serving on the IACF’s Executive Committee with Wadhwa are Swetha Arora, Secretary; Venkat Iyer, Treasurer; Sreeni Nakirekanti, Joint Treasurer; Shobana Muratee as President–Elect; and Dr. Vanitha Pothuri, Immediate Past President. Wadhwa joined IACF in 2015 as a Director and served during […]

Space City Raas Partners with Kalakriti Performing Arts for the First Garba/Raas Competition

Space City Raas Partners with Kalakriti Performing Arts for the First Garba/Raas Competition

By Nakita Pandya HOUSTON: The University of Houston’s Space City Raas (SCR) in partnership with Kalakriti Performing Arts put on an outstanding show this last weekend at Cullen Performance Hall! Eight Raas Garba teams from Texas, Missouri, Florida, and Pennsylvania traveled far and wide to compete and earn bid points to Raas All-Stars, the Raas […]

Story of Fish Teaches Sikh Kids a Lesson in Having Faith in Guru Nanak

Story of Fish Teaches Sikh Kids a Lesson in Having Faith in Guru Nanak

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Bhupinder Singh was in the middle of explaining the central theme of his book and had gotten to the point when the main character, a young boy named Aman, turns to his dadaji (paternal grandfather) crying that he wouldn’t get the bike he wanted. His dadaji tried to divert his attention […]

Grand Celebration of Thai Poosam at Sri Meeenakshi Temple on Sunday, February 4

Grand Celebration of Thai Poosam at Sri Meeenakshi Temple on Sunday, February 4

By Bhargavi Golla PEARLAND: Sri Meenakshi Temple celebrated Thai Poosam with great grandeur, devotion and enthusiasm on February 4. This is one of the biggest and colorful festivals at MTS.  Around 1000 devotees participated in the celebration and about 250 registrations for Kavadi and Paalkudams. It is celebrated in the Tamil month of Thai (January […]

That Soothing, Haunting Voice Soothes Us Once Again! This Time, it’s Bunty!!

That Soothing, Haunting Voice Soothes Us Once Again! This Time, it’s Bunty!!

By Jawahar Malhotra SPRING, TX: It was a cold and wet night with a steady light drizzle and a light fog would soon descend along the pinetree lined backroads. Inside the Auburn Lakes Community Club House was packed with people who had come to listen to a live ghazal concert. And the velvety soothing voice […]

Laya Taal Saadhna on Saturday February 17

Laya Taal Saadhna on Saturday February 17

HOUSTON: On Saturday February 17, the Indian Music Society of Houston and students of Tabla Guru Pandit Shantilal Shah will present what has come to become an eagerly anticipated annual event – Laya Taal Saadhna. This year’s event bears special significance as we celebrate Pt. Shah’s 15 years in Houston.  Since the day he moved […]

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