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Second Presidential Debate Draws Many Together to Watch

Second Presidential Debate Draws Many Together to Watch

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: When so much is going on during this hectic festive Navratri-Dusserah-Diwali season, the national election had added a degree of excitement that borders on a frenzied sport for the many keenly watching political races. And this cycle, none has garnered more interest than the Presidential contest between Donald Trump and Hilary […]

Houston Indians Mourn the Death of Soldiers at Uri

Houston Indians Mourn the Death of Soldiers at Uri

By Sahana Singh HOUSTON: When four heavily-armed terrorists attacked an Indian Army base camp on September 18, at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir, India the anger was felt not just in India but all over the globe. 18 Indian Army soldiers made supreme sacrifice on that fateful night. India House in association with India American […]

70th Indian Independence Day Celebrations at India House

70th Indian Independence Day  Celebrations at India House

HOUSTON: Befitting the occasion, the atmosphere was charged with festivity and vibrancy as Indo-Americans celebrated India’s 70th Independence Day on August 15, at India House. The people waved the tricolor as Consul General of India, Dr. Anupam Ray started the ceremony by hoisting the Indian National Flag while the spectators sang the Indian National Anthem […]

Being Positive… No Matter What!

Being Positive… No Matter What!

HOUSTON: Community members were fortunate to hear Dr. Sunita Didi Chandak speak about being positive… no matter what, on Tuesday July 26, at India House, . Dr. Sunita ‘s talk was no ordinary lecture rather it was a two hours’ interactive workshop on how to see the positive in everything.  This free event was organized […]

Swami Mukundananda to Visit Houston

Swami Mukundananda  to Visit Houston

HOUSTON: Swami Mukundananda is a world-renowned teacher of spirituality, Yoga and Meditation. He is the founder of the unique Yogic system JKYog, also known as Yoga for the Body, Mind and Soul.  He received His degrees in Engineering and Management from IIT (Delhi) and IIM (Kolkata). Swamiji is the senior disciple of Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji […]

Kids Bring Their Grandparents to Play Some Games

Kids Bring Their Grandparents to Play Some Games

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Every month, the Indian Senior Citizen’s Association comes together in India House where over 200 members participate in events planned just for the occasion and learn about the goings on of each other. They are first generation immigrants who have lived in the environs of the Bayou City for decades and […]

Being Positive, No Matter What!

Being Positive, No Matter What!

HOUSTON: India House is hosting a FREE Interactive workshop for all on “Being Positive, No Matter What!” on Tuesday, July 26, from 7pm to 9pm at O.P. Jindal Center, India House, 8888 West Bellfort, Houston, Texas, 77031. The workshop will be conducted by an International Management Consultant & CEO of Spiritual Quotient Consulting Centre in […]

Embrace the Lord with Odiya Devotion, Art and Culture

Embrace the Lord with Odiya Devotion, Art and Culture

HOUSTON: It was a day-long affair that started very early – by 7am for many and lasted till past midnight for the organizers – as the small but energetic community from Orissa celebrated its most cherished tradition of Rath Yatra this past Saturday, July 9 with a multitude of programs which made up the festival. […]

The Colors of Hasya Ras at India House

The Colors of Hasya Ras at India House

By Vanshika Vipin HOUSTON: Known to bridge the gap by uniting cultures in Houston, India House hosted Hasya Ras Hungama, a comedy show dedicated to promote Hindi language, on the evening of Friday, June 17. Jam-packed audience of more than 300 plus Hindi lovers had a rollicking time listening to the witty anecdotes and limericks […]

Ashok Dhingra 1946 – 2016: An Architect of Community Togetherness Passes

Ashok Dhingra  1946 – 2016: An Architect of Community Togetherness Passes

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: When he was just an architectural student at the University of Houston, the thin 26 year-old young man from India already stood out for two things that stayed with him throughout his life: an easy and infectious smile and laugh and a thick and wide chevron moustache that covered the top […]

Paint & Wine Workshop at India House

Paint & Wine Workshop at India House

HOUSTON: “The purpose of Art is washing the dust of daily life of our souls” Pablo Picasso India House, a regular and popular venue of varied cultural and social events, hosted a Paint & Wine Workshop on Saturday, April 23 which was conducted by renowned local artist Gopaal Seyn. It was a fun filled evening […]

Broadway in Colors of Bollywood

Broadway in Colors of Bollywood

HOUSTON: Bollywood & Broadway are almost like as chalk & cheese and yet leave it to dance maestro Mahesh Mahbubani and the amazingly talented crew at Naach Houston to put these words together and create a truly global melting pot of a dance show. The result promises to be an amazing show enthroned in Dance, […]

Houston Police Academy Cadets Visit India House

Houston Police Academy Cadets Visit India House

HOUSTON: Knowing and understanding different cultures can go a long way to breaking down barriers and dispelling myths about other cultures and beliefs. To have a genuine understanding and mutual respect for others, the Houston Police Department conducts a Diversity Bus Tour for the Cadets of its Academy taking them to different cultural centers of […]

Kids Cricket Growing Up in Houston!

Kids Cricket Growing Up in Houston!

HOUSTON: In the last three years, cricket coaching and leagues for kids under the age of 15 has really picked up in Houston. Cricket is more than just a sport, it is a passion for most parents who are native of cricket playing countries. Triggers Colts Cricket League (TCCL) has been at the forefront on […]

On Mission! On Target! India House Gala Celebrates a Busy Year

On Mission! On Target! India House Gala Celebrates a Busy Year

By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND: As it was heaping platitudes on its achievements in the past year, India House could easily have added one more overlooked statistic: the first community fundraising Gala of the new year!  After adding in the amounts raised at the auction and raffle held at the Gala on Saturday, February 6 […]

Ringing in the 2016 at India House!

Ringing in the 2016 at India House!

HOUSTON: It was like a Friday first-day-first show House full, when you don’t get the super-starrer movie tickets!  Having to refuse last minute guests was the toughest part for India House Team. India House proudly announces their fully-sold out New Year’s Eve Party a success! India House General Manager, Vipin Kumar welcomed all the guests […]

Houston Police Academy Cadets Visit India House

Houston Police Academy Cadets Visit India House

HOUSTON: Holi is not just a spray of vibrant colors and Diwali is not lighting Diyas. Eid is beyond sharing a delicious meal and Sikhs have a passionate story of sacrifice. Christmas celebrations are marked by the midnight mass attended by many. This is the wonderful message about Indian diversity shared by India House General […]

Songs from Long Ago Add Color to a Diwali with Friends in the New World

Songs from Long Ago Add Color to a Diwali with Friends in the New World

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Fall is indeed a busy time for Indo-Americans with Dusserah, Navratri and Diwali added to a crowded calendar, and Halloween becoming a much celebrated mischievous party event. The Holiday Season for Indo-Americans kicked into higher gear off last week with a rush of parties in preparation for Diwali which will be […]

Open Mic Night at India House

Open Mic Night at India House

HOUSTON: Ek Shyam suroon ke naam! What better way to spend Friday evening with family and friends over some nostalgic, romantic, emotional and tadkta bhadkta songs! A perfect combination of musical karaoke evening! This first of its kind event opened doors to many more musical evenings to be hosted at India House. India House and GlobalDesi, […]

Unity in Diversity at India House

Unity in Diversity at India House

HOUSTON: India House hosted the 69th Independence Day celebrations along with their Summer Enrichment Camp Explosion on Saturday, August 15. The event was attended by 350 plus guests coming from a cross-section of the local Indian community, elected officials and neighboring community members. City officials including Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson, Houston City Council […]

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