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One Last Iftar at Indian Consulate for CG Anupam Ray

One Last Iftar at Indian Consulate for CG Anupam Ray

BY JAWAHAR MALHOTRA HOUSTON: No sooner had the excitement abated over the inauguration the day before in New Delhi (on Thursday, May 30) of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his second term than a section of the local Indian crowd gathered once again the next day – almost 36 hours later accounting for the […]

More than 2,000 People Celebrate the Tradition of Iftar in Houston

More than 2,000 People Celebrate the Tradition of Iftar in Houston

 HOUSTON: For so many years now, Houstonians of all background come together to rejoice the tradition of Iftar here in this the fourth largest metropolis of USA. This event is organized by untiring group of volunteers, who are Muslims & Non-Muslims; Women & Men; Old & Young; Professionals & Businesspersons.”These were the words of Muhammad […]

The Gourmet Iftar Feast @ The Consulate General of India, Houston

The Gourmet Iftar Feast @ The Consulate General of India, Houston

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: Iftar is one of the religious observances of Ramadan and is often held in participation of a community, with people gathering together to break their fast. During the month of Ramadan, iftar gatherings picks up in the evening at several places across town. After the success of last year’s iftar […]

An Evening of Celebrating Humanity Over Religion: Consul General of India, Houston, Anupam Ray Hosts an Iftar

An Evening of Celebrating Humanity Over Religion: Consul General of India, Houston, Anupam Ray Hosts an Iftar

By Vanshika Vipin HOUSTON:  In the holy month of Ramadan when Muslims across the globe practise asceticism and observe fasts called ‘Roza’, one thing that all communities look forward to are the ‘Iftar’ dinners hosted generally by Muslim friends to break the day long fast. The Consul General of India, Houston, Anupam Ray took a […]

In Aftermath of Orlando Massacre, Turner Calls for Unity at Sister Cities Iftar

In Aftermath of Orlando Massacre, Turner Calls for Unity at Sister Cities Iftar

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: The loudest applause of the evening went to Congressman Al Green after he started a fiery and rousing speech – one of his finest – in that loud pulpit voice and drove home his points. “No one, no man who would bar 1.5 million Muslims from entering this country will be […]

Houston Iftar Brings Community, Elected Officials, Mayor Together to Break Fast

Houston Iftar Brings Community, Elected Officials, Mayor Together to Break Fast

By  Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: The Mayor chose to end her speech to the packed hall with a story with a moral, cupping her hands as she spoke. “The future lies in your hands,” she declared, reflecting on the common thread of lament for the recent Charleston killings that wove through all the other speeches. “Let […]

IMAGH Organizes Iftaar at Ahmadiyya Mosque

IMAGH Organizes Iftaar  at Ahmadiyya Mosque

By Dr. Jaseem Pasha HOUSTON: IMAGH’s motto is “Fostering Amity Across Communities, Cultures and Religions” and towards that end it organized a dialogue and iftaar (breaking of the fast) and dinner on Sunday, July 20 Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Houston hosted a very educational inter-faith social evening, attended by a large crowd of Houstonians, representing […]