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ZEE5 Global presents Naseeruddin Shah-Lara Dutta Starrer Kaun Banegi Shikharwati

ZEE5 Global presents Naseeruddin Shah-Lara Dutta Starrer Kaun Banegi Shikharwati

MUMBAI: ZEE5 Global, the world’s largest streaming platform for South Asian content, brings you a host of new movies and series across languages. This New Year, has a plethora of exciting new titles across languages to keep you glued to the edge of your seats through the month.  Featuring a powerhouse ensemble cast including veteran actor […]

India Culture Center (ICC) Announces 2022 Executive Committee

India Culture Center (ICC) Announces 2022 Executive Committee

 

Indo American News Radio Turns 2!

Indo American News Radio Turns 2!

A Legend in Houston Community: Dr. P.G. Parameswaran

A Legend in Houston Community: Dr. P.G. Parameswaran

HOUSTON: With profound sadness, IACAN would like to inform you of the passing away of one of our past board members, Dr. Perunkulam Gopal (P.G.) Parameswaran. He was 83. Born in Burma and raised in India, Dr. Parameswaran was the first generation in his family to receive higher education. After completing a residency in cardiothoracic […]

MTS Election Adds New Board of Directors

MTS Election Adds New Board of Directors

PEARLAND: Sri Meenakshi Temple Society’s Board of Directors’ election is held every other year on the first Sunday of December. The Board consists of 20 members, 18 of whom are elected for a four year term and two are appointed from the community for a two year term. Nine members of the Board are elected […]

India’s Guidelines for International Arrivals

India’s Guidelines for International Arrivals

NEW DELHI: The global trajectory of COVID-19 pandemic continues to decline with certain regional variations. The need to monitor the continuously changing nature of virus and evolution of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern (VOCs) must still remain in focus. The existing guidelines for international arrivals in India have been formulated taking a risk-based approach. The existing […]

Indo-American Doctor Leads Use of mRNA Vaccines beyond Covid

Indo-American Doctor Leads Use of mRNA Vaccines beyond Covid

NEW YORK: In 2017, Vinod Balachandran published a paper in the science journal Nature explaining an interesting phenomenon that he had discovered in a tiny number of pancreatic cancer survivors. T-cells circulating in their blood had developed the ability to identify, remember and fight back against proteins in the deadly tumours. The surgeon, from New […]

Shoba Narayan Stars as Jasmine in Broadway Hit ‘Aladdin’

Shoba Narayan Stars as Jasmine in Broadway Hit ‘Aladdin’

NEW YORK: Shoba Narayan first faced the limits of being a South Asian woman in musical theater when she was only 13. Her school had decided to stage a production of The Wizard of Oz, and Narayan told her friends she wanted to try out for the role of Dorothy. It wouldn’t happen, her classmates responded, […]

Akshaya Patra Welcomes Navin Goel as CEO

Akshaya Patra Welcomes Navin Goel as CEO

LOS ANGELES: The Board of Akshaya Patra Foundation USA’s Chairman, Siva Sivaram is pleased to announce the appointment of Navin Goel as the new Chief Executive Officer of Akshaya Patra Foundation USA effective December 6th, 2021. “We are eternally grateful for the magnificent leadership that Rajiv Jain has displayed in his short time here at […]

Surangan Music School’s Annual Day

Surangan Music School’s Annual Day

HOUSTON: Surangan Music School celebrates Surangan’s annual program ‘Surangan Day-2021’ with students and well-wishers. As we know, we are not yet completely free from epidemics, even the various forms of viruses such as Delta and Omikron are spreading rapidly. Ongoing epidemics have made our daily lives extremely difficult and yet every program is forced to […]

Capacity Audience for Private Screening of the Movie ‘Kashmir Files’

Capacity Audience for Private Screening of the Movie ‘Kashmir Files’

A Tale of Brutal Killings, Ethnic Cleansing By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: Watching The Kashmir Files left me speechless. The magnitude of the violence was something I was completely unaware of until watching this film. I’m still in shock, unable to process what I saw. Before seeing the Kashmir Files, I knew a little bit about […]

Help: “Every Daughter Needs a Father”

Help: “Every Daughter Needs a Father”

HOUSTON: First Cancer, then COVID-19 & now Cancer again! Even after all this, Manish plans to start a charity for fellow cancer patients… However, this can happen only if life gives him a second chance. After countless chemos, painful visits to the hospital, lonely battles away from his dear family, he continues to give it […]

India Approves Texas’ Low-Cost Vaccine

India Approves Texas’ Low-Cost Vaccine

HOUSTON: India’s government has approved emergency use of a low-cost vaccine developed in Texas. In a tweet on Tuesday, Peter Hotez – dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine – shared the news of his new vaccine being approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). Hotez, along […]

Masterchef Christine Ha Inspires Pratham Luncheon Audience

Masterchef Christine Ha Inspires Pratham Luncheon Audience

HOUSTON: An afternoon of storytelling by a blind chef and restaurateur brought smiles and inspiration to a Houston crowd at the end of a difficult year around the world. The Indian-American community came together on December 9, 2021, at the Pratham Houston luncheon to celebrate resilience and learning for children in India. The highlight of […]

’83’: Ranveer Singh Plays Captain’s Knock in this Blood Rush of a Movie

’83’: Ranveer Singh Plays Captain’s Knock in this Blood Rush of a Movie

By Shubhra Gupta Some days are unforgettable. 25th June 1983 was not just the day when India won the world cup final for the very first time at Lords: that victory was the turning point of how we saw ourselves as a cricketing nation, and how that incredible win fed into the veins of a […]

VHPA Mourns Loss of its Founder

VHPA Mourns Loss of its Founder

World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) regretfully announces passing away of Dr. Mahesh Mehta (Maheshbhai), its founder and former President in Karnavati (Amdavad), India on December 14, 2021. He was eighty-six years old. He passed away on the pious day of Mokshda Ekadashi and Geeta Jayanti. In late 1960s, when Hindus started to immigrate to […]

Thrilling 3-Day Test Match at Moosa Stadium in Pearland

Thrilling 3-Day Test Match at Moosa Stadium in Pearland

PEARLAND: Houston got to witness its first 3-day test match on Dec 2nd – 4th, 2021. This was a landmark event in the long and rich history of Houston cricket. The organized cricketing scene in Houston, has been in place for almost four decades. It has been played in short formats of 20/40/50 over formats. […]

Fairy Tale Wedding for Rish Oberoi & Alysha Alibhai

Fairy Tale Wedding for Rish Oberoi & Alysha Alibhai

By Jawahar Malhotra CANCUN, MEXICO: It was the stuff that Bollywood weddings are made of: 320 guests flew in from across the globe – North America, Europe, Asia, Africa – all descending on the Planet Hollywood hotel on the peninsula in the tourist playground city of Cancun. They came for a 3-day, 4-event extravaganza and […]

Fort Bend County Awards $475,000 Grant to Eternal Gandhi Museum of Houston

Fort Bend County Awards $475,000 Grant to Eternal Gandhi Museum of Houston

HOUSTON: Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston, EGMH, is very happy and proud to inform you that it has received a generous grant of $475,000 under the non -profit program of the Fort Bend County under the American rescue plan. Judge KP George has offered unflinching support to the activities of EGMH from day one when he […]

Tony Wadhawan: Candidate for Fort Bend County Court at Law #2

Tony Wadhawan: Candidate for Fort Bend County Court at Law #2

SUGAR LAND: It was a 40th birthday party as well as a re-affirmation of the election campaign that he had kicked off a few weeks earlier. In this cozy atmosphere at the Telfair Central Hall decked out in red-white and blue, with balloons on a marquee backdrop, Tony Wadhawan was able to be himself with […]

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