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Scientists launch virtual reality game to detect Alzheimer’s

LONDON | AFP | Monday 8/28/2017 – Sea Quest Hero is more than just the usual computer game in which players find their

Flooded Texas faces higher risk of disease, experts warn


by Kerry SHERIDAN MIAMI | AFP | 8/28/2017 – Sewage-laden floodwaters dumped on Texas by Hurricane Harvey bring a higher

McDonalds to limit use of antibiotics in chicken supply

NEW YORK | AFP | 8/24/2017 – McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from

National Preparedness Month: Keep Your Family Safe in an Emergency


When it comes to emergency and natural disaster preparation, clean, uncontaminated water should be top-of-mind. September, which is National Preparedness Month, is

HARVEY HITS HOUSTON Harvey damage estimated at $42 bn, among most costly US storms

By Douglas Gillison

WASHINGTON | AFP | Tuesday 8/29/2017 – Damage from Hurricane Harvey could put it among the top five

200 Indian students at University of Houston left marooned


Two hundred Indian students are marooned in the Houston floods, with the University of Houston submerged in neck-deep water, and

NAFTA negotiations and wages


The problem with that system is that natural resources, whether commodities or low-wage workers, are greatly undervalued in international markets

THE STORY OF MAHATMA GANDHI – Visit, programs of Prince of Wales are boycotted


During the latter part of 1920 Gandhi advocated a triple boycott. He wanted an absolute boycott of the Government and

Inspired training workshop for Bala Vihar teachers


by Satchitananda SUGAR LAND – During the weekend of August 19-20, 2017, Chinmaya Mission Houston hosted the much awaited Balavihar Teachers’ Training

Houston Indian American organizations help Harvey victims, initiate fundraising efforts



The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACCGH) and Member Madras Pavilion delivered meals to George R Brown Convention Center today. Members Swapnil