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Honored by His Mother Land, Adored by His Adopted City

Honored by His Mother Land, Adored by His Adopted City

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: After all the accolades from ten speakers, after all the applause from a hall full to capacity of adoring people he has worked with through his 40 years in the city, his time came to acknowledge them. But Ramesh Shah has never been a man of many words or given to […]

The Roof on Fire with Masala Radio & DJ Zee

The Roof on Fire with Masala Radio & DJ Zee

SUGAR LAND: Masala Radio and DJ Zee Music put together an amazing Bollywood Valentine’s Party at the brand new rooftop lounge called The Roof on Saturday, February 11. One of the party people Alpa Chokshi said “the third story venue was such an amazing venue and the dancing on the terrace under the full moon […]

Red Attire, Red Roses and Bingo for a C24+ Valentine

Red Attire, Red Roses and Bingo for a C24+ Valentine

By Vandana Prakash HOUSTON: “Kehte hein khuda ne iss jahan mein, sabhi ke liye, kisi na kisi ko hai banaya, har kisi ke liye” This melody set the mood for Club 24’s first 2017 event – the Valentine’ Day lunch on Saturday, February 11 for which the Maggiano’s Little Italy Party Room on Post Oak […]

IDCC Outreach is Greater with New Eye Clinic

IDCC Outreach is Greater with New Eye Clinic

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Serving people every weekend has always been a welcome opportunity for the managers and practitioners of the Indian Doctor’s Charity Clinic ever since it was formed in 1999. Providing the healthcare though wasn’t the only issue: they had creatively pieced together other services through collaborations with other providers. Their main challenge […]

IACCGH Welcomes Former CG and Former Ambassador Rinzing Wangdi

IACCGH Welcomes Former CG and Former Ambassador Rinzing Wangdi

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: When India’s Consul General Rinzing Wangdi came to Houston eighteen years ago, one of his objectives was to bring about a deeper, long lasting and transformative change in the economic engagement between the US and India. This vision led to the creation of the Indo American Chamber of Commerce of Greater […]

Stress Reduction through Yoga Workshop at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center by Sewa

Stress Reduction through Yoga Workshop at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center by Sewa

By Anuja Deshpande HOUSTON: Sewa team recently conducted yoga workshop “Stress Reduction through Yoga” at Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center on February 4. Most of the members at Baker Ripley center come from low income families and encounter tremendous amount of stress in their daily life. This everyday stress takes a toll on their health and […]

“A Curry on an American Plate” to be Screened to a Limited Audience

“A Curry on an American Plate” to be Screened to a Limited Audience

HOUSTON: Lake Camp Productions and Next Actor Studio announced that A Curry on an American Plate, the latest film from multiple award-winning filmmaker San Banarje, will be screened on March 5 at the University of Houston Theatre. The film, starring Hollywood actors Rick Fox, Charlie O’Connell, Disney Spain’s Andrea Guasch and Houston-based actors of Indian […]

Historical Drama about Sri Ramanujacharya on March 4

Historical Drama about  Sri Ramanujacharya on March 4

HOUSTON: “Sri Ramanuja”, a historical stage play on the great Vaishnava Acharya commemorating 1000 years of his birth, will be presented by Houston’s Meenakshi Theaters on Saturday March 4th, in support of Global Organization for Divinity/Namadwaar. The play will be staged at Marie Spence Flickinger Fine Arts Center, Building 15, San Jacinto College South, 13735 Beamer […]

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path: Medieval Junagadh and Cultural Vadodara

Sightseeing in India Off the Beaten Path: Medieval Junagadh and Cultural Vadodara

By Pramod Kulkarni On the Road: This is the third episode describing my wife Jyoti and I’s visit to India during Dec.-January 2016. As outlined in the first episode, we undertook a 9-day trip to Gujarat. Adjacent Gir National Forest is what was the princely state of Junagadh. Located at the foothills of the Girnar […]

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Khanne de Baytreen Rang (The Colors of Good Eating)

Mama’s Punjabi Recipes: Khanne de Baytreen Rang (The Colors of Good Eating)

Cooking delicious food requires an interest in improving your skills and the desire to eat well, regardless of the type of cuisine you like. But, if you enjoy Indian cooking, then it helps to understand the traditions that are behind the food you will make and serve. Perhaps no other cuisine is steeped in appreciation […]

Ghazi Movie Review

Ghazi Movie Review

GHAZI STORY : Set in 1971, Ghazi traces the underwater warfare between the Indian submarine, S-21 and Pakistan’s PNS Ghazi. Based on the mysterious sinking of the Ghazi, the war drama unfolds under the waters of Bay of Bengal. GHAZI MOVIE REVIEW : “The war you did not know about” – is a fitting tagline […]

No cap on visa for Indian students: British envoy

No cap on visa for Indian students: British envoy

Britain on Tuesday said there is no cap on visa for Indian students and they are free to access world-class education in top notch UK universities. British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith said that the UK had announced 600 scholarships for Indian students aspiring to study in the UK. Click here to read more… […]

PM Modi asks US to have ‘far-sighted’ view on H-1B visas for skilled workers

PM Modi asks US to have ‘far-sighted’ view on H-1B visas for skilled workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the United States on Tuesday to keep an open mind on admitting skilled Indian workers, in comments that pushed back against Republican President Donald Trump’s “America First” rhetoric on jobs. Modi’s comments reflected concern that India’s $150 billion IT services industry would suffer if the United States curbs the visas, […]

Couple quit prime US jobs to teach their daughter Gujarati

Couple quit prime US jobs to teach their daughter Gujarati

RAJKOT: Quitting a high-salary job with the world’s second biggest investment bank is not an easy decision. But Gaurav Pandit and his wife Sheetal had no qualms when they resigned together from Goldman Sachsin New York. But the reason for this bold decision could leave many surprised. This couple from Gujarat put in their papers […]

Petronet LNG’s impressive showing

Petronet LNG’s impressive showing

Shares of Petronet LNG Ltd have increased an impressive three-fifths so far this fiscal year. Shortage of domestically produced gas leading to better demand prospects for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is what has fundamentally propelled the company’s stock upwards. Click here to read more… Credit: livemint.com

Rs 1,000 note to be back in new avatar, but not clear when

Rs 1,000 note to be back in new avatar, but not clear when

The RBI and the government have firmed up plans to launch a new series of Rs 1,000 notes shortly to replace the earlier note of similar denomination that was withdrawn from circulation following the November 8 demonetisation announcement, a senior government official has told The Indian Express. The RBI, the official said, has already started production […]

India has capability to set up space station, says ISRO chief

India has capability to set up space station, says ISRO chief

ISRO chairman AS Kiran Kumar on Monday said the country has the capability to set up a space station, but it needed a long-term approach and an ambitious planning. His comment follows Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) display of technological prowess last week by launching 104 satellites in a single mission. Click here to read […]

Flipkart, Microsoft announce strategic cloud partnership

Flipkart, Microsoft announce strategic cloud partnership

Bengaluru: Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Flipkart under which, for a start, the online retailer will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud computing platform. One person familiar with the matter said Microsoft may pick up a small stake in Flipkart as part of the partnership, although no deal to […]

Indian economy to reach $ 5 trillion by 2025: Morgan Stanley

Indian economy to reach $ 5 trillion by 2025: Morgan Stanley

India’s millennial population is a massive disruptive force and driven by this supportive demographics alongwith government’s policy action, Indian economy is likely to reach USD 5 trillion by 2025, says a report. India’s USD 2.2 trillion economy makes it the seventh largest in the world in terms of nominal GDP (and the third largest in […]

Army to act against terrorists across border, Dar tells Senate

Army to act against terrorists across border, Dar tells Senate

ISLAMABAD: The finance minister informed the Senate on Monday that the Army had been empowered to act against terrorists across the border after obtaining concrete evidence that Afghan soil had been used to launch recent acts of terrorism in the country. Monday’s session focused on several important issues including the current law and order situation […]

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