Category Archives: Community News

News about your fellow Oshwals and their families, including birth announcements, graduations, accomplishments, weddings, newcomer introductions, and condolences.

Congratulations to Ketan and Divya Dodhia (NY)

Congratulations to Ketan Dodhia (son of Manek and Madhu Dodhia of Suffern, New York) on his wedding to Divya Malhotra (Daughter of Rajendra and Arunaben Malhotra) of Windsor, Ontario, Canada….

Wedding of Lynna Dhanani to Ryan Brizendine

Congragulations to Lynna Dhanani ( daughter of Rasik & Manjula Dhanani) of Monroeville, PA to Ryan Brizendine on August 16th at Hindu-Jain Temple Community Hall, in Monroeville, PA. Lynna is…

Oshwals @ JAINA 2003: Summary and Pictures

About 55 Oshwals from US, Canada and UK, attended the 2003 JAINA convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA from July 3-6. We held our meeting on Saturday, July 5, where we…

Congratulations – Sameer and Kalpana, Irving, Texas

Our heartiest congratulations to parents Kalpana and Sameer Chandulal Popatlal Shah on the birth of a baby girl named Maya. Also our heartiest congratulations to grandparents: Sudhaben and Chandulal Popatlal…

Congratulations Jital and Rahul Khimasia (W.Bloomfield, MI)

Jital and Rahul Khimasia (W. Bloomfield, MI) are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Nishka in July 2003.

Kenya – New Telephone Area Codes

Please note the new area code nos. effective 4th July 2003. 020 Nairobi 040 Diani 041 Mombasa , Kikambala 042 Malindi , Watamu , Lamu 043 Voi 044 Machakos ,…

Gulabchand Bharmal Shah

It is with deep regret and a sense of loss that I inform you all of the passing of my mama, Gulabchand Bharmal Shah, on 7/7/2003 at approximately 04.45am (early…

Halar map (English)

Map of Halar, with all names in English, according to 2001 Census. Villages in capital letters have Oshwal inhabitants. Villages in small letters do not currently have Oshwal inhabitants, but…