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Significance of Bindi Day Taught at Pin Oak Middle School

Significance of Bindi Day Taught at Pin Oak Middle School

HOUSTON: In the multi-cultural, diverse city that Houston has become, there is a growing demand for teaching second-generation young kids the language and cultures of their parents and grandparents. The Houston Independent School District has taken steps in that direction by opening the Immersive Chinese School off Westheimer and Sage and now the Hindi program […]

IIT Kharagpur Honors Mahamahopadhyaya Bhadreshdas Swami of B.A.P.S Swaminarayan Sanstha and Sundar Pichai with D.Sc. Degrees

IIT Kharagpur Honors Mahamahopadhyaya Bhadreshdas Swami of B.A.P.S Swaminarayan Sanstha and Sundar Pichai with D.Sc. Degrees

KHARAGPUR, INDIA – In a significant event celebrating academic and professional excellence, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) has conferred honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degrees upon four distinguished individuals: Mahamahopadhyaya Bhadreshdas Swami of the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, Mr. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet Inc., Mr. Ajit Jain, Vice Chairman, Insurance Operations at […]

Pin Oak Middle School’s Hindi Club Celebrates its First Diwali Program

Pin Oak Middle School’s Hindi Club Celebrates its First Diwali Program

HOUSTON: USA’s first Hindi and Culture of India department and its Hindi club at the platinum-rated Pin Oak Middle School celebrated their first Diwali (festival of lights) program in style in the school’s auditorium. Huge crowd of students, their parents and Indian community leaders of Houston, including ABC news reporter Pooja Lodhiya, were in attendance. […]

FIS Lecture on South Asian Migration to East Africa

FIS Lecture on South Asian Migration to East Africa

HOUSTON: TSU presented the second India Studies program Lecture at the Texas Southern University on  Nov.2nd.2023. The program  which was sponsored by the Foundation for India Studies (FIS). Dr. Laura Fair, Author and Prof. of Middle Eastern and African Studies in Columbia University flew from New York to present the Lecture in the School of […]

Central Montessori School’s Three-year Montessori Program Explained

Central Montessori School’s Three-year Montessori Program Explained

by Lois Kim, Director of Central Montessori School CMS’ Montessori education consists of a three-year curriculum, which is designed to teach children from 18 months to 5 years of age. The monthly themes are as follows: August All About Me I January Astronomy September All About Me II February Geography II October Geography I March […]

Bhuchar Family Celebrates School Naming with Friends at Alings

Bhuchar Family Celebrates School Naming with Friends at Alings

By Pramod Kulkarni SUGAR LAND: The Bhuchar family paid tribute to the memory of Sonal Bhuchar and celebrated the naming of a new school in FBISD in her honor with an evening reception at Alings restaurant on Thursday, October 26. The dedication of the new school as Sonal Bhuchar Elementary had taken place earlier on […]

Malabar Gold & Diamonds Ushers in the Festive Season with Exciting Offers – Assured Gold Coins on Jewellery Purchase

Malabar Gold & Diamonds Ushers in the Festive Season with Exciting Offers – Assured Gold Coins on Jewellery Purchase

The attractive offers have been unveiled as part of the festive season. Customers get assured gold coins on Gold & Diamond jewellery purchase. Special collection of festive designs in Gold, Diamond and Precious Gemstone jewellery. Block gold rates by paying 10% advance Zero deduction on exchange of 916 gold jewellery. Special buy counters offering jewellery […]

NRI Researcher Contributed to First Pill for Postpartum Depression in Women

NRI Researcher Contributed to First Pill for Postpartum Depression in Women

Dr. Samba Reddy has pioneered research on neurosteroids that paved the way for the new oral pill for postpartum depression in women.   COLLEGE STATION: On August 4, 2023, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Zuranolone (Zurzuvae) as the first oral neurosteroid treatment for postpartum depression (PPD) in women. PPD is a […]

Elements of Montessori Education for Young Children

Elements of Montessori Education for Young Children

ABSORBENT MIND Dr. Montessori believed that the brains of young children work in a different way from that of adults. She referred to the time from birth – 6 as the “Absorbent Mind.” During the period of the absorbent mind, young children are capable of absorbing immense amounts of information about the environment through their […]

Stunning Multi-Generational Home Now Available in West U!

Stunning Multi-Generational Home Now Available in West U!

By Mike Brombacher HOUSTON: Imagine your new life in this exquisite estate in idyllic West University! 6535 Buffalo Speedway 77005, an exclusive multigenerational home offers over 8,300 square feet of luxurious living on almost half an acre of green space. Inside the home, you will find exquisite hand-carved mahogany doors and a marble-lined foyer inviting […]

A Radiant Beginning: CMH Welcomes Bala Vihar Students and Families

A Radiant Beginning: CMH Welcomes Bala Vihar Students and Families

  By Dr. Shreya Sheth HOUSTON: In a heartwarming and spiritually uplifting event, Chinmaya Mission Houston (CMH) celebrated its annual opening of Bala Vihar 2023-24 on Sunday, September 10, 2023. The day was nothing short of magical as children, their enthusiastic teachers, and all sevaks and families of CMH came together to offer prayers and […]

Sewa, MMNA & HSS Hold 5K Walkathon for Health

Sewa, MMNA & HSS Hold 5K Walkathon for Health

RICHMOND, TX: Sewa Houston SELF team organized their 29th 5k walk/run in association with Maheshwari Mahasabha of North America (MMNA) SW and Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) on Saturday, August 12 at Aliana. In spite of the hot weather, over 120 people turned up, including several kids and youth! The goal was to promote an active […]

First Hindi and Culture of India Program at a Middle School.

First Hindi and Culture of India Program at a Middle School.

By Arun Prakash HOUSTON: After years of efforts, It is now happening! I am proud to announce the first of its kind Hindi and Culture of India credit program emphasizing  Hindu Culture at Pin Oak Middle School, 4601 GlenMont Street, Bellaire, Texas 77401. Pin Oak Middle School is a very high-ranked magnet school in the […]

Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston (EMGH) – Now Open to Visitors

Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston (EMGH) – Now Open to Visitors

HOUSTON: The Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston (EGMH) is proud to announce the opening of this world class museum to the public on Tuesday, August 15, which is coincidentally the 77th anniversary of India’s Independence Day. It is but a small tribute to the architect of India’s independence, Mahatma Gandhi, who freed India from the British Colonial […]

SEWA Interns Complete 4,558 hours of Service

SEWA Interns Complete 4,558 hours of Service

HOUSTON:  Sewa International Houston Chapter hosted an Internship Gala for their “Get Inspired Houston” (GIH) and “Leadership Development through Community Engagement” (LEAD) interns on August 12 at the T.E. Harman Center in Sugar Land. The event was designed to celebrate the many accomplishments of 49 interns this summer. The interns accumulated over 4,558 hours of […]

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inspires a packed Wortham Theater to create a stress-free and violence-free society

Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar inspires a packed Wortham Theater to create a stress-free and violence-free society

HOUSTON: On Tuesday, August 1st, 2023, Global humanitarian and spiritual leader Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of the Art of Living Foundation (AOLF), interacted with local communities in and around the City of Houston. The event titled “Sixth Sense” was held at the Wortham Theater Center, as part of Gurudev’s 30 city US tour […]

“Why Meditation?” — Anandmurti Gurumaa Provides Guidance

“Why Meditation?” — Anandmurti Gurumaa Provides Guidance

A gyani (enlightened being) knows his true, ever-blissful ‘Self’. Thus, although he performs all actions, he is not dependent on the world for anything. He is blissfully content in his own ‘Self’. And only such a being can be the non-doer of actions and thus the non-bearer of its consequences. He is ever content with […]

Indian Doctors Charity Clinic Finds a Modern, New Home at GSH

Indian Doctors Charity Clinic Finds a Modern, New Home at GSH

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It’s a dream that became a reality through the perseverance and devotion of a few people who believed in helping those in medical distress. As such projects go, it started with a vision to help others who couldn’t afford simple medical treatment. It touched the hearts of the husband and wife […]

75 Days of Hope: BAPS Hosts Blood Drive in NJ

75 Days of Hope: BAPS Hosts Blood Drive in NJ

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ: BAPS Charities, in collaboration with local hospitals and organizations, proudly announces the commencement of a blood donation drive at the BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham in Robbinsville, New Jersey. This extraordinary event will last for over ten weeks, making it one of the largest blood drives in the state. With an ambitious target of collecting […]

Southwest National Bank Presents Scholarships for High School Seniors

Southwest National Bank Presents Scholarships for High School Seniors

HOUSTON: Southwestern National Bank congratulates the 2023 Southwestern National Bank Scholars for their outstanding achievements and dedication to their communities. It’s heartening to see Southwestern National Bank continuing the tradition of supporting high school seniors in pursuing higher education. This scholarship program has been running for the 18th consecutive year and is a testament to […]

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