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The Geetanjali Hit Parade Keeps Rolling till Midnight!

The Geetanjali Hit Parade Keeps Rolling till Midnight!

Click here for Photo Collage By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: If you ever doubted that you could hold a huge party on a Sunday evening and get a full house, you haven’t encountered the charm and persistency of Shoba Joshi, the popular host of the Geetanjali radio program. She not only brought in so many well-wishers […]

Dance 4 Chennai

Dance 4 Chennai

By Thara Narasimhan HOUSTON: Samyuktha Hari was on a mission while performing to benefit a noble cause.  “Dance4 Chennai” was held on Feb 6 at the McCullough Junior High School auditorium in The Woodlands. Her mother Rajee Hari had earlier pioneered to collect funds, clothing, household and non-perishable items and shipped two container loads of […]

Judge R .K. Sandill Addresses YLDP Class of 2016

Judge R .K. Sandill Addresses  YLDP Class of 2016

By Shalini Lakshmi HOUSTON: On Saturday, February 13, YLDP held a session with Judge Ravi K. Sandill at the Houston Civil Court House. Judge Sandill is a judge at the 127th District Court and is first South Asian to be elected into the district court bench in Texas. Judge Sandill had overcome obstacles of all […]

Mission Possible! Search for a Bride!! Then Get Married!!!

Mission Possible! Search for a Bride!! Then Get Married!!!

By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND: Though she is not South Asian, Ellen Goldberg has been so immersed in local community affairs, especially in international circles like the Sister Cities Project that is near and dear to her heart, that she has often been in contact with people from the Indian and Pakistani communities, in one […]

Tax Planning & its Benefits Workshop at JVB Preksha Meditation Center

Tax Planning & its Benefits Workshop  at JVB Preksha Meditation Center

By Seema Jain HOUSTON: As part of community outreach, JVB Houston Center organized its first workshop of I-Choose for year 2016, a program for young professionals on Tax Planning & Its Benefits. The event was held on Sunday, Feb. 7, from 1PM – 2:30 PM inside JVB’s Pyramid Hall and was conducted by distinguished speaker […]

Telugu Bhavanam Banquet Set for March 5

Telugu Bhavanam Banquet Set for March 5

HOUSTON: The Houston Telugu community is organizing a Banquet on March 5, (Saturday) at 6 PM at India House to launch its campaign to build Telugu Bhavanam, a community center in Houston. Consul General Parvathaneni Harish will be the Chief Guest for the evening. The proposed Telugu Bhavanam is designed as a multipurpose facility to […]

Alok Utsav: An Evening of Exquisite Odissi Dance Recitals

Alok Utsav: An Evening of Exquisite Odissi Dance Recitals

By Sanchali Basu HOUSTON: The Kalaangan school of Odissi dance led by its inimitable artistic director, Supradipta Datta held its annual function on Saturday, January 16 at the Sugar Land Auditorium. The evening started off with a sumptuous array of delectable snacks including samosas, egg rolls, brownies and jalebis. This was the fifth year that […]

For Nadeem and Shuana it was Simply Love at First Sight!

For Nadeem and Shuana it was Simply Love at First Sight!

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It all started at a friend’s birthday party and there were many people around. He recalls her coming up to him and starting a conversation and thought she was really courageous and bold. She thought he was kind of shy, but really wanted him to call her later and found a […]

Happy Together After All These 25 Years!

Happy Together After All These 25 Years!

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: They may have met a few times in the same college they went to in Katmandu, Nepal but they didn’t know that their fates would bring them even closer together years later. He was a busy soccer player, having formed the 3 Star Club and if he wasn’t practicing, he was […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Lobia Di Chaat (Black Eyed Pea Snack)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Lobia Di Chaat (Black Eyed Pea Snack)

There are several ways to make lobia (black eyed pea): in a curry, sautéed or served cold as a snack. Eaten in any way, lobia is a nourishing and satisfying vegetable that can be served with many other dishes. Their soft buttery taste and ease of cooking makes them a popular alternative to rajma (kidney […]

Valentines Date Night with Bollywood Moments!!

Valentines Date Night with Bollywood Moments!!

By Runmee Barbara HOUSTON: Valentine’s Day for the family doesn’t get any better than enjoying Bollywood dance and munching on special Valentine’s Day-themed treats. It is a day to celebrate love and have fun with loved ones. Here is a roundup of the Valentine’s Day benefit for the non-profit Kalakriti Performing Arts organized by Kusum […]

Gunateeta Sang: The Sangeet Martand Blesses his Grand-Disciples

Gunateeta Sang: The Sangeet Martand  Blesses his Grand-Disciples

By Namrata Sinha HOUSTON: When the inaugural event of the year, is an afternoon spent with the Sun of Indian Classical Music, Sangeet Martand (Martand = Sun) Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraj Ji – we know that Houston can expect a lot of great, exciting things this year from The Center for Indian Classical Music (CICMH). […]

IACCGH Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Renu Khator

IACCGH Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Renu Khator

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: IACCGH Advisor Dr Renu Khator gave an illuminating talk to a packed room on “Chairing the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas” at the IACCGH Distinguished Lecture. The Event was hosted on February 10, at the Federal Reserve Bank building on Allen Parkway. Executive Director Jagdip Ahluwalia welcomed the gathering and acknowledged the presence […]

A Community’s Devotion Slowly Comes to Focus, One Phase at a Time

A Community’s Devotion Slowly Comes to Focus, One Phase at a Time

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON:  Visible from the Sam Houston Tollroad, right across from the Sam Houston Racepark, the site of the Sikh National Center has slowly taken shape over the past 15 years, as donated funds have been collected. In the past two years, the steel structure of the main gurdwara has risen from the […]

Dr. Dronamraju Addresses the 103rd Indian Science Congress at the University of Mysore

Dr. Dronamraju Addresses the 103rd Indian Science Congress at the University of Mysore

HOUSTON: In his Plenary Address to the 103rd Indian Science Congress in Mysore, Dr. Dronamraju presented a discussion of the use of Genetic and Genomic Biomarkers in the early detection of various types of cancers and other diseases. Research in molecular biology, genetics and computational biology is being pursued to identify new risk factors which will […]

Natasamrat: Asa Nat Hone Nahi

Natasamrat: Asa Nat Hone Nahi

By Nishad Kanhere HOUSTON: Thanks to Houston Marathi Mandal for arranging a screening of this wonderful movie “Natasamrat – Asa Nat hone nahi” for its Houston audience which was recently released in India. Nearly 550+ enthusiast Houstonians experienced the screening of this movie at AMC Dunvale on Sunday, January 31, at 1 PM. Everyone were amused and […]

Colorado House Joint Resolution (HJR) 16-1008 Concerning Honoring the Life of Mahatma Gandhi

Colorado House Joint Resolution (HJR) 16-1008 Concerning Honoring the Life of Mahatma Gandhi

HOUSTON: A joint resolution to honor the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi who dedicated his life to fighting injustice with nonviolence and peaceful resistance was adopted by the Colorado House of Representatives and the Colorado Senate on Friday,  February 12 at the Colorado State Capitol, Denver, Colorado. State Representative Dr. Janak Joshi, House District […]

A Visionary Career in the Music Industry Recognized Along with Its Stars

A Visionary Career in the Music Industry Recognized Along with Its Stars

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON:  She comes from a creative and musically inclined family in the Bayou City and credits her parents with taking her along to concerts of some performers like Cheap Trick, The Rolling Stones, The Who and Elton John who have become icons of the Rock ‘N’ Roll era. And now, years after […]

Club 65 Celebrates the Most Romantic Valentine’s Day

Club 65 Celebrates the Most  Romantic Valentine’s Day

By Jaseem Pasha MD HOUSTON: If you’re someone who loves love and looks forward to wearing festive red clothing, listening the romantic music and take delight in the warmth of sensual sways of dancing, but was unable to attend the Club 65 Valentine celebration, then you definitely missed an exceptionally delightful gala. Valentine’s Day has […]

Cricket League Finals at India House

Cricket League Finals at India House

By Ravi Ozarker HOUSTON: Houston Sunday Cricket League Tournament (HSCLT-2015) held their finals at India House grounds on February, 7.  Brave Hearts Cricket Club (BHCC) won the tournament against mighty Grady Cricket Club (GCC) team by 10 runs, Pradeep of BHCC was declared Man of the Match for scoring a half century.  It was a […]