Carolina Edition

Pooja weds Kunal
They say the heart recognizes its soul mate the moment it meets. But the moment never comes before cupid plays a little game. Pooja and Kunal’s story reflects this since they never met despite living just one block away from each other until one fateful Friday night. A mere glance at one another across the soft lights of the pub and the background music got their universe spinning into a dream love story which continues until eternity.
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Nilima weds Raj
Nilima and Raj’s romance began during college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, dating through college and graduate school. After dating for four years, Raj planned an elaborate surprise proposal during a trip to Puerto Rico; Nilima was showered with gifts, and on the fourth day, Raj asked Nilima to solve a puzzle to open a locked box. A note inside told her to turn around, and suddenly, Raj was on one knee asking Nilima to be his wife.
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Current Issue

Archana Kochhar Fashion, Beauty, and Haute Couture
Having recently earned the “Anokhi Excellence in Design 2015” award in Toronto, Canada, Mumbai-born designer Archana Kochhar continues to mesmerize the fashion circuit as she has done for more than a decade. A commerce and business management student, Archana followed her passion for fashion and creativity and has successfully launched her own brand under her name in both national and international
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Get to Know: Karuna Chani Beauty Expert and Makeup Artist
Internationally recognized makeup artist and skin care consultant Karuna Chani is known for her ability to blend eastern elements with western beauty trends. Born and raised in New York City, Chani graduated from Parsons School of Design, and later attended the Makeup Forever Academy in Paris, France.
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Top Spas & Resorts in the Southeast US
A spa or resort is the ultimate relaxing getaway from the stress and hustle of daily life. Whether you’re looking for a place to enjoy time away with the family, get together with friends, or celebrate a special occasion,
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Diwali Festival of Light
My year always begins anew on the darkest of nights. For as long as I can remember, Diwali has been a night of quiet family togetherness. We are unified by peaceful silence, each of us aware of our individual duties, but still connected.
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2015 Community Leader Awards Banquet
On Saturday, October 10, 2015, Desh Videsh Media Group honored 15 accomplished members of the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in Florida Read More...

Ask the Doctor
What are the Top 3 Allergies in Georgia and what can I do to prepare myself for Allergy Season? The top 3 fall allergies in Georgia are Ragweed, Outdoor Molds, and Goldenrod. Ragweed grows abundantly throughout the South, Read More.....

2015 Community Leader Awards

Celebrating 22 Years
Twenty years may seem like a long time, but when you are having fun and you do what you love, the time goes very quickly. That is exactly the case for us at Desh-Videsh Media Group. This year, 2015, will mark 22 years that Desh-Videsh has been in print – what exciting and fun-loving journey. Some of you have witnessed Desh-Videsh grow from a 24-page black and white magazine to a 148-page full color magazine with a glossy cover.
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Back Issue

Amritha weds Jis
The love story of Amritha and Jis is classic: college sweethearts and dating for five years before marriage crossed their minds. Both studied at the University of Florida, their mutual interest in the arts brought them together. Amritha needed t-shirts designed for her dance team, and Jis was an artist and photographer. Mutual friends introduced them, and the rest is history. .
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Pooja weds Rupesh
Pooja and Rupesh dated for a year and a half before Rupesh’s surprise proposal, but for the year leading up to their wedding, the relationship was a long-distance affair. Pooja, a structural engineer, was living in Orlando and Rupesh, a business analyst, was in Pittsburgh. Even months before the event,
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Nisha weds Amit
For Amit and Nisha, both 28, one wedding eventually led to another - theirs. The couple met one summer at Nisha’s cousin’s wedding, and almost immediately, began talking every day like best friends. When the time came for Amit to leave to begin his medical residency in Detroit, he knew he had to see her one last time.
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Your Wedding Decorator: Finding the Right Touch
From lavish designs and bold colors to pastel florals and subtle centerpieces, weddings can be the ultimate expression of a couple’s personality. Through intricately designed mandaps, lush, fragrant florals, and creative use of color, couples can personalize nearly every aspect of their wedding decorations.
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Sanjay Hinduja-Anu Mahtani’s Udaipur Wedding
The eldest of the next-gen Hinduja’s, Sanjay Hinduja got hitched to his long-time girlfriend Anusuya Mahtani in a three-day extravaganza, which commenced on February 10, 2015 in the City of Lakes, Udaipur. The wedding was a no-expense-spared lavish affair attended by the Bollywood stars as well as International celebrities. Read More...

Shahid Kapoor - Mira Rajput Wedding
Actor Shahid Kapoor and Delhi-based Mira Rajput tied the knot in a low-key ceremony in Delhi on July 7, 2015. The much awaited nuptials took place at industrialist Shivinder Singh’s farmhouse in Rajkori (Delhi) and were attended by only their close relatives and friends. Read More.....

MyShadi Bridal Expo

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GA 30339

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Sunday, April 3, 2016
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Sunday, April 24, 2016
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