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Balancing Bollywood Accessories & Beauty By Karuna Chani

Balancing Bollywood Accessories & Beauty

Author by Karuna Chani By Karuna Chani In my latest beauty story, “Balancing Bollywood Accessories & Beauty,” I would like to show the world how to balance statement jewelry with equally ‘show-stopping’ beauty. Whether you like to be the belle of the ball or you prefer to keep it demure, these three looks (modeled on the one and only Nilisha …

Wedding Decor
South Asian Fashion Designers Making Waves in the US

South Asian Fashion Designers Making Waves in the US

Meet some of the South Asian designers that have impressed the crème de la crème in the fashion world. By Taniya Talukdar Many South Asian fashion designers are rapidly becoming favorites in a who’s-who of fashion circles. These designers have drawn inspiration from their heritage for their work. They are young and happening and know the pulse well. Versatile and …

Wedding Decor
Luscious Landscapes and Fine Wines: The World’s Top Wineries

Luscious Landscapes and Fine Wines: The World’s Top Wineries

If you love luxury and are always looking for new experiences, then wineries and vineyards should be a must on your list. Learn more about some of world’s top wineries. By Taniya Talukdar Wineries and vineyards have come a long way from what it used to be in ancient times. Over the years, the trade has evolved from being a …

Education
Learn from the 20-something Year Olds: Invest in YOU

Learn from the 20-something Year Olds: Invest in YOU

Author by Nisha Jani By Nisha Jani As the school year ended, with the parking lot of my school in the rearview mirror, I could easily say I looked forward to spending time at home doing absolutely nothing. Summers between middle and high school grades were always glorified for vacations and hanging with friends. Even the time between college years …

Health
Ayurved

Luxurious Ayurveda

Luxurious Ayurveda Ayurveda originated in India over 6000 years ago as a holistic means of treating and preventing ailments. Using a wellrounded and interactive approach, Ayurvedic treatments can enhance well-being and nourish and rejuvenate every aspect of a person’s well-being, whether it is physical, mental, and/ or spiritual. Based on one’s Dosha (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) to ensure effective treatment, ayurvedic …

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Get to Know: Shilpi Chhotray, Founder of Samudra Skin & Sea

Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group While studying the human impact of coral reef ecosystems in Cairns, Australia, during her undergraduate years at Virginia Tech University, entrepreneur and environmentalist Shilpi Chhotray discovered a newfound respect for the integral role played by the oceans in the overall well-being of our environment. An East Coast native, Shilpi earned a Master of …

India News
Celebrating India Independence Day in the US

Celebrating India Independence Day in the US

They might be away from their native country, but that doesn’t stop Indians and Indian Americans from celebrating Indian Independence Day. By Taniya Talukdar Being away from your native land, it isn’t easy for anyone to hold on to their culture and celebrate different festivals and important days. There are various challenges other than just being away from their country …

Desi TV
Desi TV Duniya

Desi TV Duniya

Upasana Singh alias ‘Bua’ to make a comeback in The Kapil Sharma Show When the fallout between Kapil Sharma and Colors happened, all the veteran teams on the show, Comedy Nights With Kapil decided to remain loyal to Kapil except Upasana Singh alias Bua who chose to work with Krushna Abhishek in Comedy Nights Live. However, almost five months later, …

Editorial
EDITORIAL

Editorial August 2016

Dear Readers, Summer is coming to an end, and many of community’s youngest are preparing for the start of school. For some, this fall will mark the beginning of a new journey as they begin college and pursue careers. We wish them all the best of luck as they continue learning and experiencing all life has to offer! In this …

Special Commemorative Edition of Desh Videsh magazine

T20 Cricket Tournament Special

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Dennis Hardial: South Florida Cricket Venue Manager

Dennis Hardial: South Florida Cricket Venue Manager

On behalf of the Indian and Indo Caribbean community in Florida, Desh Videsh Media Group would like to thank Mr. Hardial for all his efforts to bring cricket and Indo Caribbean culture to South Florida. Accountant by profession, Trinidadian culture promoter, cricket enthusiast, and a born leader, Dennis Hardial was born in Brasso, Trinidad. For many years, Dennis has been …

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IN THE LAND OF FAST AND BIG, CAN CRICKET COMPETE?

IN THE LAND OF FAST AND BIG, CAN CRICKET COMPETE?

In any American city, ask someone on the street what they think of cricket, and you will likely get a quizzical look. Cricket, the insect or Cricket, the cellular carrier, they might ask. In Florida, California, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania a cricket fan can attend a game and an amateur player can find a game to play in (usually, …

NRI News
HIGH NOON IN LAUDERHILL

HIGH NOON IN LAUDERHILL

By Kamal Abdool and Tony Deyal Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two strong men stand face to face, tho’ they come from the ends of the earth! …

NRI News
Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

Anurag Thakur, a man who adorns many hats and lives up to each of his responsibilities with utmost sincerity and honesty is the mastermind behind bringing T20 Matches to the United States. Born on October 24, 1974, Anurag Singh Thakur is a member of Lok Sabha from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh in India. He is the son of Prem Kumar …

NRI News
Team India: Player Profiles

Team India: Player Profiles

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane K. L. Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Amit Mishra, Stuart Binny Mahendra Singh Dhoni He is arguably India’s most successful captain having won almost everything a captain dreams of. He put an end to India’s 28-year World Cup drought when …

NRI News
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Team West Indies: Player Profiles

Lendl Simmons     Born in January 25, 1985 in the Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Lendl Simmonsis an all-rounder, a right handed batsman, a right arm medium pace bowler, and also a part-time wicket keeper. Lendl Simmons, a consistent opener for Trinidad and Tobago has represented the West Indies team at the Under Nineteen World Cups of 2002 …

News
Urjit Patel named next RBI Governor
Urjit Patel named next RBI Governor
RBI’s Deputy Governor Urjit Patel was appointed as the next Governor of the central bank after Raghuram Rajan demits office on September 4. He was first appointed as Deputy Governor for three years in January 2013 and was given...
Rajya Sabha discusses Kashmir situation
Rajya Sabha discusses Kashmir situation
A discussion on the prevailing situation in Kashmir is underway in the Rajya Sabha. The situation in Kashmir has been tense for the past few weeks since the killing of militant Burhan Wani. Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha...
Political crisis in Nepal: PM KP Oli resigns
Political crisis in Nepal: PM KP Oli resigns
Nepal Prime Minister K P Oli submits his resignation ahead of no-confidence vote; political crisis erupts in Nepal after two alliance partners withdrew support from the ruling coalition, accusing PM Oli of not honouring power-sharing deal. Oli, who became...
Teresa May officially appointed UK Prime Minister
Teresa May officially appointed UK Prime Minister
Teresa May officially appointed UK Prime Minister after resignation of David Cameron on Wednesday; May elected leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party after David Cameron decided to step down following Brexit vote. This ends three weeks of leadership turmoil...
USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities
USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities
Grants will support citizenship preparation services for permanent residents WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare...
His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away
His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away
His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away The creator of Akshardham and Spiritual Head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha Mourned by Countless Devotees and Well-Wishers Worldwide Ahmedabad, 13 Aug 2016 Today, on 13 Aug 2016 at 6 p.m., H.H. Pramukh...
Words to Live by
Words to Live by
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far! : By Swami Vivekananda India has often been blessed with great visionaries, whose life and works...
Entertainment
Radhika Apte to host Sony TV’s Crime Patrol
Radhika Apte to host Sony TV’s Crime Patrol
The talented and vivacious Radhika Apte who has wowed the audience with her exceptional acting skills in movies will be seen making a debut on television by hosting the popular crime based show Crime Patrol on Sony Entertainment Television....
Health
Essential steps in preventing dental problems
Essential steps in preventing dental problems
Dental problems may happen to anyone, from children to adults. Most cases are due to negligence. Often kids eat gourmet food and chocolate toffee and forget to cleaning teeth properly which is the cause of dental problems. Ensuring that...
Sports
Team India for 2-match T20I Series in USA
Team India for 2-match T20I Series in USA
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Indian Cricket Team for the two T20 International matches against the West Indies to be played on August 27th and 28th at Central Broward Regional Park, Fort Lauderdale, USA. Mahendra Singh...
India vs. West Indies T20 Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 am
India vs. West Indies T20 Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 am
  India vs. West Indies T20 Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 am. The wait is over! Click on the following links to buy your tickets online! One day: https://www.ticketalternative.com/event/india-vs-west-indies-cricket-match Two days: https://www.ticketalternative.com/event/india-vs-west-indies-cricket-match-2-day-admission   PLAYERS India Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C),...
Boxer Vikas advances to prequarters of Olympics
Boxer Vikas advances to prequarters of Olympics
Former Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) gave a perfect start to India’s boxing campaign in the Olympics as he outwitted American greenhorn Charles Conwell to enter the pre-quarterfinals Rio de Janeiro. The 24-year-old Vikas defeated the Olympic...
Team India for 2-match T20I Series in USA
Team India for 2-match T20I Series in USA
The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Indian Cricket Team for the two T20 International matches against the West Indies to be played on August 27th and 28th at Central Broward Regional Park, Fort Lauderdale, USA. Mahendra Singh...
India vs. West Indies T20 Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 am
India vs. West Indies T20 Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 am
  India vs. West Indies T20 Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 am. The wait is over! Click on the following links to buy your tickets online! One day: https://www.ticketalternative.com/event/india-vs-west-indies-cricket-match Two days: https://www.ticketalternative.com/event/india-vs-west-indies-cricket-match-2-day-admission   PLAYERS India Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C),...