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Determined to Climb Kilimanjaro, Texans Make the Summit!

Determined to Climb Kilimanjaro, Texans Make the Summit!

By Dr. Kuldip Kaul HOUSTON:  This is a very inspiring story of a determined group of people of various professional backgrounds to climb Africa’s tallest peak; Kilimanjaro located in Tanzania, Africa. The real planning started about a year and a half ago with five people from the Clear Lake area who were later joined by […]

Alcoholism – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Alcoholism – Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention

Alcoholism, or an addiction to alcohol, is often seen as a stereotyped, non medical condition, in our country. What we do not know is that an addiction to this poison often goes out of control for a person who has a dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism, or alcohol use disorder, is in fact a medical condition that […]

Padmavati: Sanjay Leela Bhansali is taking us to Chittorgarh Fort and more

Padmavati: Sanjay Leela Bhansali is taking us to Chittorgarh Fort and more

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is known for his spectacular sets in films, as the director has made a mark for himself in this regard over a period of time. Padmavati trailer is finally out; Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film looks nothing less than grand. The film starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor, Aditi Rao Hydari and Ranveer […]

Cooking up Math Skills During Thanksgiving Celebrations

Cooking up Math Skills During Thanksgiving Celebrations

Thanksgiving is a time when friends and family have the opportunity to spend quality time together, gathered around the table for the holiday. While students are usually excited to have a few days off of school, learning doesn’t have to stop during this extended time off! There are several ways to incorporate math skills and […]

Hampi Utsav 2017

Hampi Utsav 2017

With a whole medley of programmes lined up for Hampi Utsav 2017, it can be assured that this time the fest is going to be grand. The city of Hampi is yet again ready to bedazzle everyone with colours, and the grandiosity with which this utsav is celebrated makes it worthy of a visit. Hampi Festival 2017 is popularly […]

Seva Clinic Observes Health Promotion Day with Free Vaccinations

Seva Clinic Observes Health Promotion Day with Free Vaccinations

By Dr. P. Vaduganathan PEARLAND: Seva Clinic in Pearland, a charity medical clinic observed Health Promotion Day on Saturday October 21, administering free Flu shots and Tetanus shots. Seva clinic is a recent addition to the Pearland and is a free medical clinic for people in need. Recently lab services are added, and pediatric services […]

2.8 million TB cases in India, but WHO notes higher funding

2.8 million TB cases in India, but WHO notes higher funding

Following a 2012 decision to mandatorily notify TB cases, India has registered a 37% jump in cases between 2013-16, shows a new global TB report released by WHO, which also takes note of the Indian government’s moves towards increased funding for TB elimination. At 27.9 lakh, India’s TB incidence in 2016 was down marginally from […]

India’s oldest art gallery dates back to the Stone Age

India’s oldest art gallery dates back to the Stone Age

Which is the oldest monument or site you have visited? The Taj Mahal? It’s 364 years old. How about the Golden Temple? 413 years old. 445-year-old Macha Pichu? Or the intricate stone temples of Khajuraho? They’re a thousand years old. Let’s go as far back as Harappa and Mohenjodaro, both of which thrived around 5,000 […]

Five Ideas for Bringing Learning into Halloween Activities

Five Ideas for Bringing Learning into Halloween Activities

Best in Class Education Center Shares Ways to Create Learning Opportunities out of the Spooky Holiday HOUSTON: Once again, autumn came quickly this year, and Halloween is already sneaking up on us. While candy and costumes take center stage during the fall holiday, there are a number of ways that parents can help their kids […]

Halloween special – popular haunted places around the world

Halloween special – popular haunted places around the world

We are forever thrilled by the unknown, and this is partly the reason why so many of us are quite obsessed with horror stories and haunted places. This Halloween 2017, we are here to discuss the most popular places that are in fact haunted, or have some horror story to tell. Morbidity is always enticing, […]

British-Indian couple launch awareness drive in memory of daughter

British-Indian couple launch awareness drive in memory of daughter

LONDON: An Indian-origin couple based in London have launched a worldwide allergyawareness drive in memory of their nine-year-old daughter who died of a severe reaction to blackberries and dairy. The Nainika Tikoo Memorial Trust (NTMT) for Allergy Care and Brain Research, named after the couple’s daughter Nainika, has been set up as a not-for-profit charitable trust to create […]

7 Things You Must Have At Home During The Flu Season

7 Things You Must Have At Home During The Flu Season

The best means of dealing with flu is to prevent it. The best way to prevent swine flu is to get a yearly flu vaccination. Other easy ways to prevent swine flu include frequently washing hands with soap or hand sanitizer, not touching your nose, mouth, or eyes (the virus can survive on surfaces like […]

Mums-To-Be, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Sleep On Your Back During The Last Trimester

Mums-To-Be, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Sleep On Your Back During The Last Trimester

Pregnant women, in their last trimester, should sleep on their sides and not on their backs as the latter may lead to stillbirth. This has been proved in a new study. Studies show that sleeping position of a pregnant lady, in her last trimester, can have a significant impact on heart rate of the fetus. […]

India plans to lessen its drug reliance on China

India plans to lessen its drug reliance on China

NEW DELHI: The recent tension between India and China has prompted the government here to think of measures to reduce its dependence on China for pharmaceutical products. The health ministry along with drug regulators is planning to take a series of measures to limit reliance on China as well as tighten the regulatory checks and balances […]

Indian-origin scientist gets $8.1 million grant for cancer research

Indian-origin scientist gets $8.1 million grant for cancer research

WASHINGTON: An Indian-origin scientist in the US has been awarded a USD 8.1 million grant to support her research on lethal head and neck cancer, which could help improve the survival rates of patients. Nisha D’Silva received the prestigious Sustaining Outstanding Achievement in Research award, or SOAR, for her continuing research into the molecular pathways […]

Some best ice festivals around the world that are worth travelling for

Some best ice festivals around the world that are worth travelling for

Winter is a favourite season for a lot of us. Even though it’s cold, the weather is clear and there’s enough scope to stay cooped and cosy as well. I mean, who doesn’t like to sleep under the blanket during those cold winter months? However, when it comes to travellers, they simply enjoy the stunning […]

Chikungunya thrives in Karachi’s five towns

Chikungunya thrives in Karachi’s five towns

KARACHI: As the number of victims of the mosquito-borne chikungunya disease has already climbed to over 4,400 this year, a recent survey shows the incidence of the disease is greater in the city’s five towns. Officials in the Sindh health ministry said their officials together with a team of the World Health Organisation surveyed the five […]

BAPS Charities Health Fair in Houston Connects Health Professionals with the Community

BAPS Charities Health Fair in Houston Connects Health Professionals with the Community

STAFFORD: BAPS Charities hosted close to 600 participants at its 17th annual Health Fair on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 in Houston, TX.  This year’s Health Fair aimed to expand on practical, preventative care and affordable treatment options for community members of all ages. Individual appointments and workshops provided personalized care to attending participants. Over 150 […]

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 18

The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mahatma Gandhi – Part 18

The story thus far…After the defeat of Japan in August 1945, Britain agreed to a planned withdrawal from India. All through his life Gandhi had worked for unity between Hindus and Muslims, without much success. There was a large section of nationalist Muslim in the Congress but leaders of the Muslim League were drifting further […]

Best in Class Education Center Celebrates its 50th Nationwide Opening

Best in Class Education Center Celebrates its 50th Nationwide Opening

HOUSTON: Founded with the mission to “Give the Gift of a Lifetime” to K-12 students nationwide, Best in Class Education Center, an unmatched education enrichment franchise with programs focusing on math and English, has a lot to celebrate this school year. From opening in new states throughout the country to expanding within existing states, Best […]

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