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Club 65 Seniors Take a Spring Bling at Lake Conroe

Club 65 Seniors Take a Spring Bling at Lake Conroe

BY DR.  SARITA MEHTA CONROE: Club 65, a non-profit organization under the umbrella of IMAGH (Indian Muslims Association of Greater Houston) organized a picnic on Sunday, April 14 with 32 members spending the whole day on beautiful Lake Conroe. Spring is here and so is the Sun, warm weather and blue skies: it was a […]

International Yoga Day Planned for June 21-22 by Consulate General with Local Organizations

International Yoga Day Planned for June 21-22 by Consulate General with Local Organizations

HOUSTON: The Consulate General of India in Houston with other organizations will host the International Yoga Day this year. There will be two events – on June 21, Friday at Mid Town Park, 2811 Travis Street, Houston, and on June 22, Saturday, at the Hindu Temple of Woodlands. Attending the planning meeting above are Jennifer […]

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston Celebrates its 18th Sthapana Divas

Arya Samaj of Greater Houston Celebrates its 18th Sthapana Divas

BY MAHI TOMAR HOUSTON: Over the weekend of April 6-7, Arya Samaj of Greater Houston celebrated its 28th Sthapana Divas. Arya Samaj was found by Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati on April 10, 1875, in Mumbai. Arya Samaj Greater Houston was founded in by Shri Ram Chand Mahajan to establish a center where families could meet to […]

Rish Oberoi Joins Ekal Vidyalaya Houston as Zonal Development Director

HOUSTON: Rish Oberoi is excited about joining Ekal Vidyalaya Houston as Zonal Development Director since it involves two of his favorite things. Making a difference and flexing his fundraising skills. As Development Director, Rish’s job involves rallying support from Corporations, strengthening donor base, coordinating with other Ekal Chapters on projects and events and tapping young […]

Div Walia of Dawson HS Takes Top Honors at Scholastic Awards

PEARLAND: Divjot “Div” Walia, a 17-year-old senior at Glenda Dawson High School, in Pearland is one of 16 students recently awarded the Gold Medal Portfolio in the 96th annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Gold Medal Portfolio is the highest honor in the Awards and comes with a $10,000 scholarship. Walia, a 17-year-old from […]

IACAN Presents Cancer Survivor Support Event

IACAN Presents Cancer Survivor Support Event

HOUSTON: One of the major goals of IACAN is to support cancer survivors and their care givers. This provides a buddy system so survivors and their care givers get to share their experiences and hardship and thus come to know that they are not alone in this hard journey. In the survivor activities, they share […]

Yogi Patel to be President of Ekal Houston

Yogi Patel to be President of Ekal Houston

HOUSTON: Yogesh (Yogi) Patel connects easily with people and has a flair for organization – two talents that will serve him well in his new capacity as Ekal’s Houston Chapter President for 2019-20. An inner recognition that he has been “blessed with opportunities in life and is in a position to do something for others” […]

GLUDES Launched to Stave Off a Dearth of Leadership

GLUDES Launched to Stave Off a Dearth of Leadership

BY JAWAHAR MALHOTRA SUGAR LAND: As they left the Sweetwater Country Club, they clutched the crisp black and turquoise blue canvas briefcases they had been handed out and discussed the ideas they had just heard in the ballroom. Inside the briefcase was a copy of his second book – Roadmap to Success – by the […]

Southwestern National Bank Scholarship

Southwestern National Bank Scholarship

HOUSTON: Southwestern National Bank Scholarship Program is funded by Southwestern National Bank (Member FDIC) to recognize and assist outstanding high school graduates reduce the financial burden for college. Southwestern National Bank Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Each year a total of $5,000.00 will be awarded […]

Our Secret is Not Safe: How stigmas around abuse and guns are harming our community

BY MADIHA HAQUE and RACHNA KHARE On February 18, our community experienced a tragedy when a South Asian man shot and killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself. As the investigation continues, we have seen dialogue about whether this constitutes as domestic violence. Indeed, this horrific incident fits the Center for Disease […]

India House/SOS Life-After Series: Seminar Reveals Role of Insurance for Seniors in Retirement

India House/SOS Life-After Series: Seminar Reveals Role of Insurance for Seniors in Retirement

BY PRAMOD KULKARNI HOUSTON: India House and Share Our Secrets Organization (SOS.ORG) conducted a free seminar on one of the most vexing issues faced by the retired and elderly. The seminar was held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at the India House. Seniors, often, do not realize the gaps that exist in their retirement plans […]

IACAN Hosts Seminar on Cervical Cancer

IACAN Hosts Seminar on Cervical Cancer

CLEAR LAKE CITY: Commemorating the National Cervical Cancer Awareness month, Indian American Cancer Network (IACAN) held an educational outreach program, “How to Eliminate Cervical Cancer Completely?” on Sunday February 10, 2019, at Clear Lake Islamic Center. Dr. Surendranath S. Shastri, M.B.B.S, M.D., D.Ph., Professor, Division of Health Disparities Research at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, was […]

A Readathon Let’s Houston Kids Support Pratham’s Kids

A Readathon Let’s Houston Kids Support Pratham’s Kids

BY RITU NADKARNI HOUSTON: The 2018 Pratham Houston Readathon Award Ceremony was held at Dalip and Manjit Soni’s residence on Sunday, January 27. It was an inspirational evening and showed what a community of readers, parents and supportive adults can do in elevating the confidence of young readers. Manjit Soni welcomed and thanked all the […]

A Train to Leh from Delhi, that’s right!

A Train to Leh from Delhi, that’s right!

Direct train from Delhi to Leh Yes, you read that right! You will soon be able to enjoy a train ride from Delhi to Leh. This would, in all probability, be the highest rail route in the world, and another gem in India’s crown. A mammoth project, the proposed project will cost a staggering INR […]

From cinnamon tea to ice packs: Natural ways to stop heavy bleeding during periods

From cinnamon tea to ice packs: Natural ways to stop heavy bleeding during periods

NEW DELHI: The average menstrual cycle is 28 days. But since a menstrual cycle is counted from the first day of a period to the first day of the next period, the cycle can vary from woman to woman. Some women face heavy and prolonged bleeding and pain during their menstrual cycle that can hamper […]

Manali gearing up to celebrate Winter Carnival 2019 from Jan 2

Manali gearing up to celebrate Winter Carnival 2019 from Jan 2

Manali is gearing up to celebrate the 8-day long winter carnival from January 2, 2019. As per the news reports, Manali Winter Carnival 2019 will be inaugurated by Himachal Chief Minister Jain Ram Thakur, and it is expected that this time the carnival will attract a lot of both domestic and international tourists.  This time, the […]

Persistent back pain associated with increased mortality

Persistent back pain associated with increased mortality

For most people suffering from chronic back problems, enduring a constant back pain may feel like a slow death. A recent study conducted at the Boston Medical Center found that frequent, persistent back pain is associated with earlier death. Published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the study is a first-of-its-kind that measured the impact […]

Here’s your detailed guide to Auli, one of the best ski destinations in India

Here’s your detailed guide to Auli, one of the best ski destinations in India

  By Samonway Duttagupta One of the coolest vacations that Delhiites can think of during the winters is a skiing holiday in Auli, a destination in Uttarakhand which is known for its beautiful snow-laden slopes. Talk about the beauty, the place is dotted with oaks and deodars and is blessed with clear blue skies and a clean environment, both of […]

From black tea to yogurt, five foods to prevent cold and flu

From black tea to yogurt, five foods to prevent cold and flu

While there’s no magical way to escape the wrath of the winter season, keeping a check on your food intake can certainly help you to prevent seasonal flu and viral diseases. From black tea to yoghurt and oranges, these food have the power to protect against influenza, a common infection of the upper respiratory tract […]

11 Golden Triangle attractions that are a must-visit

11 Golden Triangle attractions that are a must-visit

Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi India’s Golden Triangle is aptly named so, for the sights that lie on this stretch are nothing less than fascinating. The triangle covers the cities of Delhi and NCR, Agra, and Jaipur; also covering the other stunning sights of Rajasthan. Try spotting the three cities on a map of India, and you […]

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