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DAV Montessori & Elementary School Celebrates Annual Day & Class of 2024

DAV Montessori & Elementary School Celebrates Annual Day & Class of 2024

HOUSTON: Students, parents, teachers, and volunteers of DAV Montessori & Elementary School (DAVMES), and members and well-wishers of Arya Samaj Greater Houston (ASGH) met to celebrate a year of learning. It was also time to celebrate the Class of 2024 (Grade 5 students, now moving to Middle School). The graduating students along with their parents […]

Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) Celebrates Graduation

Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) Celebrates Graduation

HOUSTON: The Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) of Houston, a non-profit organization established in 2007 for Indo-American youth, recently held its graduation ceremony. The organization offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes classroom sessions, service projects, volunteering, networking events, meant to provide students with real-world industry experiences and opportunities. The ceremony commenced with an encouraging message […]

Hat trick for DAV Montessori & Elementary School

Hat trick for DAV Montessori & Elementary School

By Arti Khanna HOUSTON: DAVMES celebrates the exceptional winners who clinched the PSIA State Championship trophy for the Elementary division …third year in a row! May 9: The air was filled with excitement as Doug Ray delivered the trophy to the school. 14 students participated, and DAVMES team triumphed with an astounding 9 first-place medals, […]

Texas A&M Professor Reddy Appointed Editor of Experimental Neurology

Texas A&M Professor Reddy Appointed Editor of Experimental Neurology

COLLEGE STATION, Texas: NRI Scientist Dr. Samba Reddy, Regents Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics and Director of the Institute of Pharmacology and Neurotherapeutics at Texas A&M University School of Medicine, has been appointed as the Editor of Experimental Neurology, a prestigious international medical journal. Experimental Neurology, renowned for its focus on […]

UH Petroleum Engineering Research Team Helps Oil Companies Increase Production and Reduce Carbon Footprint

UH Petroleum Engineering Research Team Helps Oil Companies Increase Production and Reduce Carbon Footprint

By Pramod Kulkarni, Editor HOUSTON: The world may be transitioning towards clean energy sources such as wind and solar, but we still need higher volumes of oil and gas production to fulfill the energy demands of a growing global population. Furthermore, to minimize the impact on the environment, the oil and gas industry must produce […]

YLDP Student Article: ‘What Does Leadership Teach Me?’

YLDP Student Article: ‘What Does Leadership Teach Me?’

By Riya Shenoy Leadership is a multifaceted journey filled with valuable lessons learned from various sources. Throughout my time at YLDP, I’ve gained insights into leadership through the pages of the HBR book and engaging discussions with guest speakers. One crucial lesson I have grasped is the importance of proactivity, a point highlighted by Judge […]

DAV Montessori & Elementary School Students Shine in Texas Rodeo Art Competition 2024

DAV Montessori & Elementary School Students Shine in Texas Rodeo Art Competition 2024

By Arti Khanna HOUSTON: DAV Montessori & Elementary School (DAVMES) hosted students, parents and well-wishers on Friday February 12 for the Family Nite gathering. Activities included games, toy-train ride for kids, fundraising through an auction sale of items which engaged the creative skills of teachers, and mouth-watering savories and food. Texas Rodeo Art Competition 2024 […]

Gandhi Museum Hosts Students from the Principal Religious Educational Center

Gandhi Museum Hosts Students from the Principal Religious Educational Center

HOUSTON: Stepping inside the museum on Saturday, February 24, 2024, the students were immediately immersed in a world of history and inspiration, surrounded by exhibits showcasing the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi alongside those of other influential figures such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Nelson Mandela, Malala Yousafzai and others who dedicated their lives […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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