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Mama’s Punjabi Recipes – Pethe Da Halwa (Pumpkin Halwa)

When an Indian – especially a North Indian – thinks of petha (pumpkin), their first thought goes towards the famous white, crystallized petha of Agra where entire shops are devoted to various flavors of this sweet delicacy and not one street is without a pethawala. Agra petha is so well known and popular that when […]

Arya Samaj Greater Houston Celebrates Foundation Day

HOUSTON: The Arya Samaj Greater Houston (ASGH) celebrated its 23rd Foundation Day during the weekend of August 16 and 17, with great enthusiasm and fervor. The program started on Saturday, August 16, at 9:45 am with the Indian flag hosting ceremony to celebrate India’s Independence Day.  A group of DAVSS students lead by Smriti Srivastava […]

Shunya’s “Jungle Book”

Shunya’s “Jungle Book”

By Neeta Patwardhan HOUSTON: As human conflict rages globally, Shunya’s musical – The Jungle Book comes at an apt time. Based on a stage adaption of the original work, the play examines a search for our identity as well as how perceived differences prevent peaceful co-existence. While such subject matter is the bane of political […]

MTS Raises Million Dollars for the Main Temple Project

MTS Raises Million Dollars for the Main Temple Project

By Chandana Golla PEARLAND: Sri Meenakshi Temple fundraising committee set a monumental goal to be met for the Main Temple Renovation Project (M.T.R.P.). Target – One Million. “Shantham and Subhiksham” (Peace and Prosperity) was the theme for this year’s MTS annual banquet which was held on Sunday, August 17. For the first time in MTS […]

Devotees Pack the Breezy Discovery Green Grounds During Rath Yatra

  Click here for photo collage   By Sandhya Thakkar HOUSTON: Lord Jagannath (Lord of the Universe) is carried on his Divine Journey, or Yatra, on a massive Chariot, or Rath, every year since ancient times in the city of Puri, is the origin of the English word Juggernaut, or unstoppable force.  Indeed, despite hourly […]

Bowling for Brazil with IITAGH

Bowling for Brazil with IITAGH

By Pratish Kanani STAFFORD: What do you get when you combine the following:  a bowling event, a soccer game, some soccer fanatics, a separate viewing room with TVs, parents and kids wearing jerseys, and plenty of salad and pizza for all. You get the 9th Annual IIT Alumni of Greater Houston Bowling event held at […]

San Antonio Hosts 32nd AAPI Convention

SAN ANTONIO: The 32nd annual convention of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) attended by nearly 2,000 delegates from across the nation concluded at the Grand Hyatt Henry Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, with the outgoing preside of AAPI Dr. Jayesh Shah administering the oath of office to Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, the […]

Improve Literacy – Open Source Software with Lowest Cost Tablet, Aakash

HOUSTON: Indian institute of Technology Madras Alumni Association and Indian Institutes of Technology Alumni of Greater Houston are hosting a Mentoring event on July 6, at Rice University, Duncan Hall from 4 – 6 p.m.  The Speaker is Dr. Kannan Moudgalya, an IITM and Rice alumni, and IITB Prof. of Chemical Engineering. His Team has created […]

TCC Taped Ball Tournament Spring 2014 – Spartans Winners, HJCC Runners Up

HOUSTON: Spartans won the TCC Taped Ball Spring 2014 tournament defeating Houston Javelinas Cricket Club (HJCC) by 57 runs and maintained their perfect record of winning the final in all of their appearances. It was a highly competitive tournament involving 15 teams. On a day with good weather for playing cricket (06/14/2014), Spartans won the […]

Houston Iftar: Annual Ramadan Dinner with the Mayor

HOUSTON:  The Yearly Tradition returns with the “Houston Iftar” Annual Ramadan Dinner coming up on Saturday, July 12 at 6:00 PM at the picturesque Bayou City Event Center. The Honorable Mayor Annise Parker will be the keynote speaker at this auspicious event. The event is being organized by Abu Dhabi, Baku, Istanbul and Karachi Sister […]

Sri Meenakshi Temple Participates in City of Pearland Parks and Recreation Event

PEARLAND: The week leading up to Friday was rainy and wet which threatened to keep away audience for the last of the Friday Summer fest concert hosted by City of Pearland Parks and Recreation; fortunately fair weather was on us as evening dawned and the crowd gathered to relax and enjoy the Music.  Sri Meenakshi […]

Hindu Heritage Camp Teaches Dharma

HOUSTON: This summer marks the 30th year of Hindu Heritage Youth Camp. Like most summer camps, the HHYC provides a wide array of activities, an opportunity to make lifelong friends, and a summer experience the kids will never forget. In addition to this, educations are embedded into their time at camp, allowing them to learn […]

The Healthy Dose: Free Radicals- Part 2

Last week’s edition can be found online. Issue dated June 27,2014. Continuing, free radicals are made in your body as byproducts of natural processes, called oxidative processes. In the same way that car exhaust is created when you run an engine to power the car, free radicals are formed by the oxidative processes to power […]

Holiday at Turkey

Holiday at Turkey

Today, let us take you holidaying to Turkey.  Istanbul, with 14.1 million people is the largest city in Turkey and is the country’s control seat of economic power, culture and displays rich history. Turkey has some of the world’s most important, ancient monuments.  Istanbul is connected by the busiest of waterways, the Bosphorus Strait, 20 […]

“Raise, Rise, Rule!” – A Three-City Conference Tour for South Asian Women Entrepreneurs

“Raise, Rise, Rule!” – A Three-City Conference Tour for South Asian Women Entrepreneurs

HOUSTON: South Asian Young Women Entrepreneurs (SAY WE), a national network of business-minded executives in the fields of technology, finance, entertainment, and fashion, built on its 2013 six city-tour of financial education panels, “Making Dollars & Sense,” by hosting a full-day conferences aimed to educate women business owners about finance, marketing, public relations and social […]

Prominent Women Share Ideas on Fundraising and Giving to Charities

Prominent Women Share Ideas on Fundraising and Giving to Charities

    [picasa width=”400″ height=”300″ bgcolor=”#000000″ autoplay=”1″ showcaption=”1″ user=”indoamericannews@gmail.com” album=”es_IACF02″]   Click here for photo collage       By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It was the perfect opportunity for the audience to become an involved participant to the discussion, posing questions to the panel of three women who figure prominently in the worlds of business […]

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