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‘Life After’ Seminar Presents Strategies for Sustainable Income in Retirement

‘Life After’ Seminar Presents Strategies for Sustainable Income in Retirement

BY PRAMOD KULKARNI HOUSTON: Among the major milestones in one’s life is retirement. Most retirees and soon-to-be Retiree’s desire to live a healthy and comfortable retired life, travel to exotic places on their bucket list, and spend quality time with family and friends. However, it is natural to feel anxious of whether their life savings […]

Modi Victory in India Touches Off Celebrations Across Houston

Modi Victory in India Touches Off Celebrations Across Houston

BY SARITA MEHTA HOUSTON: The elections in India were a highly anticipated event for the local supporters of the incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party who had canvassed for him through calls to Indian voters through specially arranged phonebanks. When the final results came in on Thursday, May 23 showing the […]

India House /SOS Continues Life After Seminar Series: Sustainable Income in Retirement

India House /SOS Continues Life After Seminar Series: Sustainable Income in Retirement

HOUSTON: Most Retiree and soon-to-be Retiree’s desire to live a healthy and comfortable retired life, travel to exotic places on their bucket list, and spend quality time with family and friends. However, retirees’ may feel anxious of whether their life savings will outlast theirs and their spouse’s lives and whether they are able to leave […]

Un-biased Analysis of India’s 2019 General Elections by Dr. Milan Vaishnav

Un-biased Analysis of India’s 2019 General Elections by Dr. Milan Vaishnav

HOUSTON: On March 30, 2019, members of Houston’s Indian community gathered at India House for a lecture on Indian politics and the upcoming general elections, organized by Foundation for India Studies. The lecture, presented by Dr. Milan Vaishnav, head of South Asian Studies at the Carnegie Institute for International Peace, Washington,D.C, and a former Houstonian, […]

Vibha Holi 2019 Blends Culture, Color & Cause at India House Grounds

Vibha Holi 2019 Blends Culture, Color & Cause at India House Grounds

HOUSTON: Holi – the Indian Festival of colors signifies the advent of spring, the victory of good over evil, the joy of friendship, and equality for all. On Saturday, March 16th, on the grounds of India House, we saw a perfect blend of it all at Vibha Holi 2019. Despite the weather, the grounds were […]

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 […]

India House 16th Gala Recognizes Outstanding Achievements

India House 16th Gala Recognizes Outstanding Achievements

BY PRAMOD KULKARNI HOUSTON: India House mission of uniting cultures, creating bridges, and serving the community came to fruition during its fashionably elegant 16th annual gala on Saturday, March 9 evening at the Sugar Land Mariott Hotel ballroom. Gala chair was India House Trustee Bal Sareen. The chief guest for the gala was Texas Lieutenant […]

Shradhanjalis, Protests in Houston Even as Military Escalation Flares Up

Shradhanjalis, Protests in Houston Even as Military Escalation Flares Up

BY MANU SHAH HOUSTON: “Too many lives have been lost. Enough is enough.” With these words, Col. Raj Bhalla summed up the sentiment at the prayer service held at India House on February 20 for the 44 CRPF personnel killed in a terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu & Kashmir. The names of the martyred soldiers […]

Smash! Table Tennis Takes Off at India House

Smash! Table Tennis Takes Off at India House

HOUSTON: India House took another step in hosting sports activities that are popular on the Indian subcontinent. Cricket is already being played for about a decade, but now table tennis enthusiasts have found a new home at India House. Launched in mid-October, table tennis enthusiasts are attending the Friday evening sessions. Two brand new Stiga […]

Houston’s Elite Celebrate the New Year with Grand Party at India House

HOUSTON: India House held its annual New Year’s Eve party in grand style with more than 200 of elite members of Indo-American community and their guests enjoying the festivities. “The event was sold out,” exclaimed Col. Vipin Kumar (retired), Executive Director of India House. “We were forced to refuse 80 guests, who had called on […]

India House Distributes Free Food to Needy Families

India House Distributes  Free Food to Needy Families

HOUSTON: Living up to their mission of serving the community, India House, in collaboration with Houston Food Bank, distributed Free Food (Food produce and Groceries) to 151 needy families of the neighborhood on Tuesday, October 30. The Mobile unit from Houston Food Bank arrived at India House at 7:45 am. The truck was loaded with […]

India House-SOS Hold Third “Life After” Series on Demystifying Estate Planning

India House-SOS Hold Third “Life After” Series on Demystifying Estate Planning

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: After emigrating to the United States, many of us are so focused on getting a graduate education and building a career that we  often lose sight of what comes after retirement and life after the loss of a spouse. To address these concerns, SOS (Share Our Secrets) Outreach, in a strategic […]

India House Launches Free Food Distribution to Needy Families

India House Launches  Free Food Distribution to Needy Families

HOUSTON: India House mission is to unite cultures, build bridges, and serve the community. On Tuesday, September 25, India House achieved a major milestone on its mission to serve the community by launching food distribution to needy families in collaboration with the Houston Food Bank. During its inaugural food distribution, India House parceled out groceries […]

India House/SOS Continues the Life After Seminar Series: Demystifying Probate, Wills, Trusts & Other Planning Instruments

India House/SOS Continues the Life After Seminar Series: Demystifying Probate, Wills, Trusts & Other Planning Instruments

HOUSTON: India House and Share Our Secrets Organization (SOS.ORG), plan to conduct a free seminar on one of the most vexing issues faced by the retired and elderly.  The seminar is scheduled to be held on Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 3 – 5.30 PM at the India House, 8888 Belfort Avenue, Houston, Texas. During […]

India’s 72nd Independence Day Celebrations @ India House

India’s 72nd Independence Day Celebrations @ India House

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: Commemorating India’s 72nd year of independence, a grand event was organized at India House on Wednesday, August 15 at 10:30 am. Patriotism and love for the motherland could be seen as the enthusiastic crowds started pouring in from 10 am onwards to celebrate the triumph of free India. The event […]

Houston Celebrates 11th Annual Rath Yatra

Houston Celebrates 11th Annual Rath Yatra

HOUSTON: Houstonians celebrated the annual Rath Yatra on July 14, the very same day when it was also celebrated in Puri, India with pomp and gaiety. Rath Yatra is the celebration of devotion, universal brotherhood, cultural diversity and spiritual bonhomie and that is what was exhibited at India House on the sunny Texas summer day. […]

“Life After : Loss of a Spouse” Helps Families Prepare for the Inevitable

“Life After : Loss of a Spouse” Helps Families Prepare for the Inevitable

HOUSTON: Losing a spouse can be one of the most difficult times in one’s life. To make this transition a bit easier, it is helpful to know what needs to be done in advance and to understand the process for moving forward. With this goal in mind, India House, Share Our Secrets (SOS), Indian American […]

JSW Group, Creating Hundreds of New Jobs & Sharing Profits with India House

JSW Group, Creating Hundreds of New Jobs & Sharing Profits with India House

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: JSW Group, the multi-billion-dollar conglomerate and a part of O.P. Jindal Group, has played a key role in India’s growth story. It has a presence in Steel, Energy, Infrastructure, Cement, Ventures and Sports. From humble beginnings with a single plant in 1982, JSW Steel is now India’s leading manufacturer of […]

Seniors Learn It’s Never Too Late for Financial Literacy

Seniors Learn It’s Never Too Late for Financial Literacy

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Befittingly, the first financial literacy seminar was held on Monday, April 16, just the day before the 2017 income tax returns were due. All sorts of money questions were on the minds of the nearly 30 seniors who came to attend the seminar at India House in the morning, and no […]

India House Continues to Embark on its Mission By Serving & Benefiting the Community

India House Continues to Embark on its Mission By Serving & Benefiting the Community

Click here to see Photo Collage By Vanshika Vipin Varma SUGAR LAND: America is truly a land of diversity and presently there are at least three generations of Indo-Americans living in Houston. India House Houston, a non-profit organization, continues to embark on their mission to unite cultures, create bridges and serve the community by bringing resources, education, services and Indian culture […]

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