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BAPS Charities Hosts Annual “In the Joy of Others: Walk-Run”

BAPS Charities Hosts Annual “In the Joy of Others: Walk-Run”

  HOUSTON: On April 7, 2024, BAPS Charities hosted its annual “In the Joy of Others: Walk- Run” in Houston, TX to support The Walk brought together local community members to take steps together and engage in a form of selfless service to raise awareness for our local school districts, our public servants, and our […]

The Hues of Holiness: Holi Celebration at Chinmaya Mission, Houston

The Hues of Holiness: Holi Celebration at Chinmaya Mission, Houston

By Mahesh Gupta Photos by Bharath Rao and Ashutosh Kak HOUSTON: Chinmaya Mission Houston’s Holi celebration in 2024 was a festive fusion of tradition and joy. Over 1000 attendees, gathered for the event, which featured the symbolic Holika Dahan, engaging games, and lively Bollywood music. The ceremony began with the Saumyakasi Sivalaya priest, Sri Ganesh […]

Holi Mela 2024 by Khushboo Groups & Good Karma with Texas Gaushala

Holi Mela 2024 by Khushboo Groups & Good Karma with Texas Gaushala

HOUSTON: Holi Mela 2024 was a huge event held on 24th March 2024 at Texas Gaushala, organised by Khushboo Groups & Good Karma Foundation with Texas Gaushala and hosted by Khushboo Dance Group. Huge shout out to all our Sponsors — Tara Capital, Strategic Financial Group, Cypress Towne Dental, Deep Foods,Vishala Groceries, Eggholic, L&L Bounce […]

CRY Gala to Thank Supporters for Shaping Children’s Destinies

CRY Gala to Thank Supporters for Shaping Children’s Destinies

HOUSTON: April 8, 2024 marks CRY, Child Rights and You America’s 20th year of ensuring children’s rights to a happy, healthy & educated life. Join us for an evening of reflection & celebration as we express our gratitude to our community of supporters from Houston, share our achievements & unveil our future goals at our […]

‘Patna Shuklla’: Raveena Tandon Film Champions a Feisty Woman’s Fight against the High and Mighty

‘Patna Shuklla’: Raveena Tandon Film Champions a Feisty Woman’s Fight against the High and Mighty

By Shubhra Gupta Small-town women taking on the high and mighty is a familiar theme, but one that can always do with a refresh, because what’s not to like about feisty ladies? Just last month, we had Bhumi Pednekar’s brave reporter revealing the true face of a gang that preyed upon helpless girls in a […]

Hindu Worship Society Brings Vibrant Holi Celebrations to Houston

Hindu Worship Society Brings Vibrant Holi Celebrations to Houston

by Kapil Sharma HOUSTON: Amidst the blooming spirit of spring, the Hindu Worship Society (HWS) hosted a jubilant celebration of Holi, the festival of colors, on 31st March at the oldest Hindu temple in the Houston area. Established in 1969, the HWS temple stood as a beacon of cultural richness, social connection, collective celebration, and […]

Children’s Museum Houston Celebrates Holi with Hindus of Greater Houston

Children’s Museum Houston Celebrates Holi with Hindus of Greater Houston

  HOUSTON: Hindus of Greater Houston (HGH) welcomed the Spring season and brought the joy of Holi celebration to the broader community by hosting events at Children’s Museum Houston and Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center (FBCDC) in Sugar Land. The events were held on Saturday, March 23 rd and Sunday, 24 th. HGH worked in […]

Houston Maharashtra Mandal Hosts Memorable Holi Event

Houston Maharashtra Mandal Hosts Memorable Holi Event

ROSENBERG: Houston Maharashtra Mandal (HMM) recently hosted a remarkable Holi event on their own land in Rosenberg, TX, captivating approximately 700 attendees with a celebration brimming with colors and culture. With meticulous planning and an array of festivities, the event seamlessly blended the essence of Holi with Maharashtra’s rich cultural heritage, delivering an unforgettable experience. […]

JVB conducts 22nd Annual Family Camp — “Search for Existence”

JVB conducts 22nd Annual Family Camp — “Search for Existence”

By Kuldeep Lunia AUSTIN: “One who NEGLECTS or DISREGARDS the EXISTENCE of EARTH, AIR, FIRE, WATER and VEGETATION DISREGARDS his OWN EXISTENCE which  is ENTWINED with them.” – Lord Mahavir. Under the spiritual guidance and presence of Samani Arjav Pragyaji, Samani Samyaktva Pragyaji Samani Abhay Pragyaji and Samani Swati Pragyaji, JVB Preksha Meditation Center, Houston conducted […]

Winter 2023 TCC Taped Ball Tournament: JCC Winners, Gladiators Runners Up

Winter 2023 TCC Taped Ball Tournament: JCC Winners, Gladiators Runners Up

HOUSTON: Winter Final 2023 for TCC Taped Ball was played on a beautiful day for cricket on 23rd March 2024. The final was between Gladiators, the 5-time champions in their 11th final and JCC, a one time champion in their second final. JCC won the toss and elected to bat. Starting the innings JCC was […]

A Night to Remember at Gopaal Seyn’s RedBlue Arts Gallery

A Night to Remember at Gopaal Seyn’s RedBlue Arts Gallery

By Sanchali Basu SUGAR LAND: On March 25th, the RedBlueArts Gallery was abuzz with an air of celebration and inspiration as it hosted a remarkable art reception. The event marked a significant milestone for a dedicated group of students and their mentor Gopaal Seyn, whose collective artistic journey reached a new pinnacle of recognition and […]

‘Crew’: Funny, Frivolous and Delectable Crime Comedy

‘Crew’: Funny, Frivolous and Delectable Crime Comedy

By Renuka Vyavahare Story: Circumstances lead three hustlers to a gold smuggling racket. It’s all fun and games until conscience comes calling. Review: Girls gotta have some fun and Bollywood is finally listening. Co-workers Geeta Sethi (Tabu), Jasmine Kohli (Kareena Kapoor Khan) and Divya Rana (Kriti Sanon) serve looks and then some hospitality to the passengers […]

Pratham Gala Inspires Community to Support Education for Underserved in India

Pratham Gala Inspires Community to Support Education for Underserved in India

HOUSTON: The highly anticipated Pratham Houston Gala was held on Saturday, March 23, 2024 this year. The event brought together the city’s Indian-American community to raise awareness and funding for the charity’s learning programs for children and young people in under-served communities in India. There were performances by contestants of Indian Idol- Mohammad Danish and […]

Holi Celebrations by Arya Samaj Greater Houston (ASGH) & DAV Sanskriti School

Holi Celebrations by Arya Samaj Greater Houston (ASGH) & DAV Sanskriti School

By Acharya Bramdeo HOUSTON: Vasanteeya Navasasyesti, known as Holi is celebrated since time immemorial in Sanatan Dharma. Farmers in India celebrate Holi as the Spring Thanksgiving, thanking Ishvar (God), Mother Nature and Mother Earth for the bounty. After the Sunday satsang and classes, ASGH Members and well-wishers, DAVSS students, parents, teachers, and volunteers as well […]

Houston’s Multifaceted Richa Seth Seeks Title of Mrs. India WorldWide

Houston’s Multifaceted Richa Seth Seeks Title of Mrs. India WorldWide

HOUSTON: Richa Seth, is a multifaceted individual with a passion for both technology and the simple joys of family life. Balancing the roles of an IT professional and a dedicated homemaker, she finds fulfilment in every aspect of her life’s journey. With a heart that thrives on adventure and a spirit that cherishes quality time […]

IAPAC’s inaugural “Conversations Over Coffee” event on understanding the US Judicial system in Katy

IAPAC’s inaugural “Conversations Over Coffee” event on understanding the US Judicial system in Katy

KATY: On March 17, 2024, the Indo-American Political Action Committee (IAPAC) hosted a dynamic session of Conversations Over Coffee (COC) at Turmeric Indian Restaurant in Katy, TX. The event, chaired by Deepti Nigudkar and Parvin Shaikh, brought together prominent legal professionals from Fort Bend County, including District Attorney Brian Middleton, Judge Christian Becerra from the […]

Coushatta Casino Resort Breaks Ground for New 204-room Luxury Hotel

Coushatta Casino Resort Breaks Ground for New 204-room Luxury Hotel

By Pramod Kulkarni Kinder, LA – Many of us in the South Asian community enjoy the thrill of gambling. One of the premier casino resorts in the U.S. is just three hours from Houston: Coushatta Casino Resort. Indo-American News was invited to attend a remarkable groundbreaking ceremony held on Wednesday, March 20 for a new […]

MPMM & NACHA delight their members with festive and fun-filled Holi event

MPMM & NACHA delight their members with festive and fun-filled Holi event

  By Nikhil Jain Madhya Pradesh Mitra Mandal (MPMM) and the North America Chhattisgarh Association (NACHA) in Houston cohesively orchestrated a delightful Holi event on Sunday, March 24, 2024, at Bear Creek Park, Houston. This tradition, meticulously upheld by MPMM for the past 23 years, saw the vibrant participation of over 240 members from 75 […]

‘Swatantrya Veer Savarkar’ : A Polarizing but Powerful Biopic

‘Swatantrya Veer Savarkar’ : A Polarizing but Powerful Biopic

By Renuka Vyavahare Story: Was Savarkar a devout patriot or a bomb golavala who incited violence? Accused and acquitted of multiple conspiracy theories which includes Gandhi’s assassination, the biopic takes a closer look at the fiery freedom fighter and his tumultuous life. Review: Vinayak Damodar Savarkar aka Swatantrya Veer Savarkar has been a controversial figure in India’s […]

Over 2,000 Pack Mayor’s 25th Annual Ramadan Iftar

Over 2,000 Pack Mayor’s 25th Annual Ramadan Iftar

By Special Correspondent HOUSTON: A mammoth gathering of over 2,000 persons on Sunday, March 17, at the Bayou City Center made it again the largest Iftar Dinner event in the US. The Silver Jubilee of America’s largest Annual Houston Iftar Dinner has been organized for the past many years by the Muslim Sister Cities of […]

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