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Diary of My Climb to Mera Peak

Diary of My Climb to Mera Peak

By Rick Pal HOUSTON: Mera Peak is a mountain in Nepal’s Sagarmatha Zone. At 21,200 feet, it is the highest trekking peak in the world. Rick Pal, a Houston entrepreneur and executive, recently trekked to the top. This is an excerpt from Rick’s diary on the summit day.    High Camp. It was 1:30 am […]

SEVA Clinic, a Charity Medical Facility Inaugurated in Pearland on May 20, 2017

SEVA Clinic, a Charity Medical Facility Inaugurated in Pearland on May 20, 2017

PEARLAND: The Pearland area physicians are starting a charity, primary care medical clinic, the “SEVA CLINIC”. ‘Seva’ is selfless service in Sanskrit. The clinic is setup as a ‘Texas Not for Profit’ entity with 501C(3) tax-exempt status designation by the I.R.S., and will serve the people in need in the Pearland area. The founding chairman […]

Vignettes of a Still Unruly, but Fast Changing West Delhi

Vignettes of a Still Unruly, but Fast Changing West Delhi

By Jawahar Malhotra NEW DELHI: This Metropolis has many personalities, depending on which part of the city you are in. Several decades ago, the border of Punjab was right at Delhi’s doorstep (until Harayna Pradesh was formed in 1961) and Punjabis streamed into the city, especially the west and northern parts, ushering along with them […]

Home Remedies For Unwanted Facial Hair

Home Remedies For Unwanted Facial Hair

Oatmeal scrub, sugar and yogurt scrub, lemon juice and honey can help you get rid of unwanted facial hair, says an expert. Geetika Mittal Gupta, dermatologist and Medical Director of ISAAC (International Skin and Anti-Aging Centre), lists down some home remedies to get rid of facial hair naturally… Click here to read more… Credit: ndtv.com  

How to Make Learning Fun for Children During the Summer

How to Make Learning Fun for Children During the Summer

Summer learning loss, also known as the summer slide, can be detrimental to academic growth for children. After working hard all school year, a few months off from classes can reverse months of learning. While the loss of learning varies from grade level, family income, and subject matter, math and reading skills are often the […]

Should you really be eating every two hours?

Should you really be eating every two hours?

By Pragya Sood As a health enthusiast, I often go through a lot of online studies on how to keep myself fit. Some tell me to eat my breakfast before 8 AM, while others say refrain from eating dinner after 7 PM. While I understand what works best for my body may not be the […]

Hop Through Hoops to Close an Account in an Indian Bank

Hop Through Hoops to Close an  Account in an Indian Bank

By Jawahar Malhotra NEW DELHI: My father never trusted Indian banks or in putting his money in just one of them because the government banks were so difficult to deal with. So papaji opened up accounts in the banks within walking distance of our house in Rajouri Garden in West Delhi – all seven of […]

Among International Airports, IAH is a Dismal, Dreary Experience

Among International Airports, IAH is a Dismal, Dreary Experience

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It had been a good six weeks of traveling for me between five countries (including the US), ten cities and 17 flights and I had endured the usual frustrations of those who are prepared for the uncertainties of air travel. For instance, at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, I realized that […]

Nepal tourism department braces for ‘traffic jam’ at Mount Everest

Nepal tourism department braces for ‘traffic jam’ at Mount Everest

KATHMANDU: Nepalese officials are bracing for a “traffic jam” at Mount Everest this season, due to a surge in the number of climbers eyeing to conquer the world’s tallest peak. This time, there will be around 400 climbers who will embark on the journey to scale the 8,848-metre-high Mount Everest from mid-May, according to the […]

Earth Day Activities & Learning Opportunities

Earth Day Activities & Learning Opportunities

HOUSTON: Every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day and educate ourselves on the ways we can help protect the environment we live in. While reminding ourselves of ways to contribute to planet Earth, it is a great time to also teach your children about their daily impact on the world – and there […]

Eat what you order: Modi government to fix portions of food served in hotels

Eat what you order: Modi government to fix portions of food served in hotels

The NDA government is preparing to fix portion sizes of dishes served by star hotels and restaurants, a fortnight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed concern about wastage of food in his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio programme. “If a person can eat only two prawns, why should he or she be served six? If […]

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path Mumbai’s British Legacy: Old Glory, New Names

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path Mumbai’s British Legacy: Old Glory, New Names

By Pramod Kulkarni On the Road: This is the sixth and final episode describing my wife Jyoti and I’s visit to India during Dec.-Jan. 2016. After returning to Mumbai from the Konkan coast, we still had 2-3 days for sightseeing in Mumbai before returning to Houston. During past visits, we had seen the familiar sights […]

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path Historic Kolhapur & Konkan Coast

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path Historic Kolhapur & Konkan Coast

By Pramod Kulkarni On the Road: This is the fourth episode describing my wife Jyoti and I’s visit to India during Dec.-Jan. 2016. After returning from Hyderabad to Mumbai, we still had about 10 days before our return to the US. So, we decided to take another excursion, this time to Goa. At the time, […]

Stop Diabetes Movement (SDM) Yoga Camps Motivates Participants for Healthy Lifestyle

Stop Diabetes Movement (SDM) Yoga Camps Motivates Participants for Healthy Lifestyle

By Nikhil Jain HOUSTON: Sewa International and VYASA organized ten-day yoga camps from February 24 to March 5.  The camps were held simultaneously at three locations in the Houston area (Sugar Land, West Houston & Katy) and 65 people participated. The camp is specially designed for diabetic and pre-diabetic people to help them manage and […]

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path – The Grand Palaces of Nizam’s Hyderabad

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path – The Grand Palaces of Nizam’s Hyderabad

By Pramod Kulkarni On the Road: This is the fifth episode describing my wife Jyoti and I’s visit to India during Dec.-Jan. 2016. After about two weeks in Gujarat and Pune, we flew to Hyderabad for four-day visit. I grew up in Hyderabad from essentially my birth to the age of 16 in 1967 with […]

How to Make Spring Cleaning a Learning Opportunity for Your Student

How to Make Spring Cleaning a Learning Opportunity for Your Student

It’s that time of year again; the time to get rid of unnecessary or unwanted items and deep clean all those nooks and crannies of your home that usually go unaddressed. You’ve taken on spring cleaning year after year, but what you may not realize is the learning opportunities it presents for your student. Teaching […]

Remedies for snoring

Remedies for snoring

Snoring is a common problem, affecting nearly 45 per cent of normal adults. This annoying sound can disrupt your sleep as well as of those who sleep with you. Snoring happens when relaxed muscles in the throat vibrate and start producing noise. It is often considered a sleep disorder. Here are some home remedies you […]

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path: Pune’s Medieval and Maodern Attractions

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path: Pune’s Medieval and Maodern Attractions

By Pramod Kulkarni On the Road: This is the fourth episode describing my wife Jyoti and I’s visit to India during Dec.-Jan. 2016. After a nine-day trip in Gujarat, we spent four days in Pune, the cultural capital of Maharashtra, visiting family and friends, and taking in some of the sightseeing attractions. Rather than describe […]

IDCC Outreach is Greater with New Eye Clinic

IDCC Outreach is Greater with New Eye Clinic

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Serving people every weekend has always been a welcome opportunity for the managers and practitioners of the Indian Doctor’s Charity Clinic ever since it was formed in 1999. Providing the healthcare though wasn’t the only issue: they had creatively pieced together other services through collaborations with other providers. Their main challenge […]

Stress Reduction through Yoga Workshop at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center by Sewa

Stress Reduction through Yoga Workshop at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center by Sewa

By Anuja Deshpande HOUSTON: Sewa team recently conducted yoga workshop “Stress Reduction through Yoga” at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center on February 4. Most of the members at Baker Ripley center come from low income families and encounter tremendous amount of stress in their daily life. This everyday stress takes a toll on their health and […]

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