Current Issue

Indian Americans Shine at the 2015 Spelling Bee
In what is developing into quite an interesting trend, Indian American kids are dominating the Scripps National Spelling Bee year after year. What is even more remarkable is that the winners from the last eight years have all been of South Asian origin. This year was no exception as 13-year-old Vanya Shivashankar and 14-year-old Gokul Venkatachalam walked away with the coveted top prize as co-winners.
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Meet the Geo Bee Winner with the World at His Fingertips
The 2015 National Geographic Bee witnessed the sheer brilliance of 14-year old Karan Menon from New Jersey as he surpassed his fellow contestants to become the proud recipient of the much coveted $50,000 scholarship prize.
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Why Indian Americans are Spelling Bee Champions
In what is becoming quite the subject of debate and controversy, Indian Americans appear to dominate every intelligence competition held across the United States. Whether it is the Scripps National Spelling bee or the National Geographic Bee, kids of South Asian origin are walking away with the top honors year after year much to the chagrin of the American population. The 2015 National Spelling Bee has been an eye opener with as many as six out of the seven finalists being from South Asia!
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Diabetes: Leading Cause of Mortality in South Asian Community
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when a person’s body doesn’t make enough of the hormone insulin or can’t use insulin properly. There are 2 types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes occurs when your body’s pancreas doesn’t produce any insulin.
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Class of 2015 Valedictorians and Salutatorians
Desh-Videsh congratulates all 2015 graduates! We wish them all a future filled with prosperity and meaningful opportunities. We are especially thrilled that so many of our young community members continue to excel and push themselves to be strong, talented leaders. Learn more about these Valedictorians and Salutatorians below. Read More.....

Back Issue

Bhumi Weds Nikhil
Bhumi has known Nikhil since she was nine. Not then, or all throughout college when they both studied on the same campus, did she believe she would marry him. It was when their families suggested the alliance that both Bhumi and Nikhil decided to focus their attention on getting to know one another better. The more they found out, the more convinced they were that no one was more perfect. And on one special occasion, Nikhil orchestrated a little treasure hunt – the treasure being a diamond ring and wedding proposal. Now who could refuse that!
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Farah Weds Shadman
Shadman and Farah may have been introduced to one another through mutual friends, but the bond they developed thereafter made them inseparable. One and a half years after they first met, an engagement followed. Shadman and Farah may have been introduced to one another through mutual friends, but the bond they developed thereafter made them inseparable.
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Sharon Weds Ankit
Sharon and Ankit's story is one where friends grow to fall in love and soon become soul mates. This is the kind of love anyone would be blessed to have, for in this relationship you will find the greatest support, strength, and sense of belonging. After years of being together, Ankit took Sharon to a quiet island, where a tent with a dazzling diamond ring awaited her.
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Tulsi Gabbard - Abraham Williams Wedding
When you have a spectacular Hawaiian backdrop complete with mountains in the distant background, palm trees swaying perfectly to every movement, birds chirping synchronically and creating heavenly music, you can be fairly certain that this wedding is going to be very different.
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2015 MyShadi Bridal Expos: Vendor Profiles
Congratulations to the Vendor Facebook raffle winners from each of our March MyShadi Bridal Expos. Many of the MyShadi Bridal Expos are active participants on social media, be it Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Read More.....

Choosing the Right Photographer to Capture Your Memories
Once couples and their families settle on a venue and choose a wedding date, the next important item on the list of wedding-to-dos is often choosing a photographer. You found a gorgeous backdrop for your dream wedding, now the focus shifts to finding the right person or team to capture memories to last a lifetime.
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MyShadi Bridal Expo

Just get engaged? Overwhelmed by thought of planning a wedding?
Mark the My Shadi Bridal Expo on your calendar! It’s the place to be for answers to all of your event planning questions in just one afternoon!


Hilton Orlando
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Noon to 5:00 PM
6001 Destination Parkway Orlando,
FL 32819


Bridal Expo Participants Receive:

  • Free Admission
  • Free Parking
  • Free Personal Wedding Websites
  • Free Goody Bags ($25 value)

Win Two FREE Tickets to India

Brides & Grooms
Families & Visitors
All are eligible to win
Register Online!

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Attention Exhibitors

The Largest Event of its Kind! Expo showcases products essential for Hindu, Muslim,Christian, and Sikh weddings

Fashion Show Opportunity Available
Fashion Show Models Needed


• Booth Decoration    • Reception table    • Decoration   
• Cake Decoration    • Flower Decoration    • Mehndi   
• Hair and Makeup

Platinum / Gold / DJ Sponsorship Available

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