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Stop! Think Before You Click

Stop! Think Before You Click

By Masood Ahmed With the internet ruling at the fingertips of every individual and organization, the activities and transactions have become more prone to cyber-attacks. Every individual must become familiar with a variety of today’s common cyberthreats, by learning how to spot a cyberattack, an individual can make smarter security decisions and prevent attacks. Cyber […]

NRI Scientist Dr. Samba Reddy Wins Texas A&M Regents Professor Award

NRI Scientist Dr. Samba Reddy Wins Texas A&M Regents Professor Award

COLLEGE STATION: NRI scientist Dr. Samba Reddy is named for the Texas A&M University System Regents Professor Award, which is the highest honor bestowed by the System on faculty members. https://vitalrecord.tamhsc.edu/two-texas-am-health-faculty-named-regents-professors/ The TAMUS Board of Regents honors faculty whose performance in scholarship has been exemplary and distinguished. Dr. Reddy earned this coveted title for making […]

Margaritaville Lake Resort Honors the Cultural Traditions of South Asian Weddings

Margaritaville Lake Resort Honors the Cultural Traditions of South Asian Weddings

HOUSTON: Located about an hour north of the Houston area, a lush, tropical oasis on a secluded lakefront awaits – Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston. A destination in itself, the resort offers the perfect setting to carry out the time-honored traditions of South Asian weddings. “Our wide array of venues, amenities, and activities […]

YLDP Session with Judge Ravi Sandill

YLDP Session with Judge Ravi Sandill

HOUSTON: Last Saturday, YLDP Houston had wonderful interactive session with Harris County District Civil Court Judge Ravi K. Sandill. For last 11 years, Judge Ravi K. Sandill had sessions on leadership with various topics with young leaders of YLDP and encouraging them. He also offered YLDP Students high school internships and later some of them became practicing lawyers at […]

Teach for America Alumnus Spearheads Health Science and Career Exploration

Teach for America Alumnus Spearheads Health Science and Career Exploration

HOUSTON: When Nabeel Ahmad, of Houston, taught at Sharpstown High School as a Teach For America (TFA) Houston corps member, he was surprised by the lack of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related opportunities available to his students. As a corps member with TFA Houston, Nabeel was dedicated to spending two years teaching in […]

Brij & Sunita Agrawal Donate $1 Million for UH Sugar Land

Brij & Sunita Agrawal Donate $1 Million for UH Sugar Land

By Juhi Varma HOUSTON: The University of Houston received a $1 million donation from Sugar Land entrepreneur Brij Agrawal and his wife Sunita to fund new lab equipment at the UH College of Technology building in Sugar Land, the school announced Tuesday. The building’s ground-floor auditorium will be named the Brij and Sunita Agrawal Auditorium. “I am thrilled to know […]

Houston Livestock & Rodeo Scholarships

Houston Livestock & Rodeo Scholarships

HOUSTON: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced that 29 graduate-level college students will receive a total of $464,590 in educational funding through the Rodeo’s Graduate Assistantship Program. These funds will support 26 students pursuing master’s degrees and three doctoral students for the 2022-2023 academic year. “Supporting agricultural research at Texas universities that offer some […]

Adventurous Visit to Shri Amarnath Temple in Jammu & Kashmir

Adventurous Visit to Shri Amarnath Temple in Jammu & Kashmir

By Ananya Chandak In early July 2022, my family, and my extended family, a total of thirty-one people, visited the Shri Amarnath Temple in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The Amarnath Yatra is a shrine for the God Shiva in the Himalayan mountains near Lidder Valley and stands at an elevation of 3,888m above sea level. […]

‘Diwali in My New Home’: A Picture Book about Celebrating the Festival in a New Country

‘Diwali in My New Home’: A Picture Book about Celebrating the Festival in a New Country

HOUSTON: This Diwali comes with a picture book, Diwali In My New Home, a story about a little girl Priya, who loves being with family and friends to watch fireworks and celebrate Diwali. But this year Priya and her parents are living in the United States, and no one seems to know about the holiday. […]

2022 Mahatma Gandhi Week Speech Contest Participants Share Values

2022 Mahatma Gandhi Week Speech Contest Participants Share Values

HOUSTON: 2022 Mahatma Gandhi Week Speech Contest was held at Arya Samaj Greater Houston on Saturday, September 24, 2022. In the picture you see participants, judges, and organizers. Many know him as Mahatma and many more know him as Father of India. But the world knows him as an apostle of peace and non-violence. Anyone […]

YLDP 2022-23 Orientation for 40 Enthusiastic Students

YLDP 2022-23 Orientation for 40 Enthusiastic Students

A Happy Beginning for Chinmaya Mission of Houston’s Bala Vihar

A Happy Beginning for Chinmaya Mission of Houston’s Bala Vihar

By Shalini Konde HOUSTON: Arriving at Houston’s Chinmaya Prabha facility on the pleasant morning of September 11th, 2022, brought with it the joy and warmth of meeting friends and families after a long time. While BalaVihar had continued uninterrupted over the past three years via online classes, one could feel the buzz of renewed energy […]

Archana Bharadwaj Wins Young Citizen Award from Exchange Club of Sugar Land

Archana Bharadwaj Wins Young Citizen Award from Exchange Club of Sugar Land

SUGAR LAND: First Colony Middle School student, Archana Bharadwaj, has been honored as the Young Citizen of the Month by the Exchange Club of Sugarland. The award recognizes her commitment to community service, leadership and academic achievement. A high achiever both academically and in the Indian Cultural space, Archana is also an elegant Bharatnatyam dancer. […]

Financial Education: Planning for Kids’ Education Funding

Financial Education: Planning for Kids’ Education Funding

By Ash Malhotra and Salil Patil Education costs (Tuition Plus Boarding) in the US have been growing consistently at the rate of 6-7% for the past 25 years. That means that education costs are doubling every 9-10 years…(Remember the Rule of 72). Parents need to be aware of this and plan for an education fund […]

DAV Sanskriti School: Yajnopaveeta & Vidyaarambh Sanskaars for 2022-23 Students

DAV Sanskriti School: Yajnopaveeta & Vidyaarambh Sanskaars for 2022-23 Students

By Acharya Bramdeo HOUSTON: DAV Sanskriti School (DAVSS) marked the start of in-person classes on with the Yajnopavīta & Vedārambha Sanskārs for students joining the 2022-23 session and India’s Independence Day Celebrations, after a 2-year break due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Teachers, volunteers, members, parents and well-wishers joined this solemn ceremony in prayers to […]

Sewa International Interns Complete 3,200 Hours of Community Service

Sewa International Interns Complete 3,200 Hours of Community Service

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 over 50 interns this summer. The interns accumulated over 3,200 hours of […]

BANA Academic Test — A Day with Academics for Grade 1-12 Kids

BANA Academic Test — A Day with Academics for Grade 1-12 Kids

By Vinay Karna At the onset of Azadi ke Amrit Mahotasav in India, and school year with No CDC guidelines around social distancing any more, BANA organized a colorful academic festival on August 6, 2022 highlighting academic past and excellence of India in general, and Bihar, in particular. Encouraging the kids to participate and bolster […]

DAV School Wins First Place in State at PSIA

DAV School Wins First Place in State at PSIA

HOUSTON: DAV Montessori and Elementary students participated in the Private Schools Interscholastic Association (PSIA) State Meet held on Saturday, May 7 at the Texas Christian University campus in Fort Worth. This event is rooted in virtue and academic excellence and is the culmination of months of hard work and dedication. Prior to the event, twenty-seven […]

Financial Education — A Primer

Financial Education — A Primer

By Ash Malhotra Part 2. In this article, I want to continue to set out a foundation for Financial Education.  I am very passionate about educating people – adults & kids – about personal finance and filling in the “gaps” in their financial education. While I would never claim to know everything about personal finance […]

Financial Education: A Primer

Financial Education: A Primer

By Ash Malhotra PART 1: In this first article, I want to set out a foundation for Financial Education.  I am very passionate about educating people – adults & kids – about personal finance and filling in the “gaps” in their financial education. While I would never claim to know everything in this field, I […]

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