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Get to Know: Shalini Vadhera, Author and Global Beauty Expert
Shalini Vadhera, author of Passport to Beauty, has a unique background that transformed her into a world-renowned and award-winning beauty expert. Raised in San Diego, California, Vadhera also spent quite a bit of time visiting family all around the world. Winner of the Game Changer of the Decade Award in Beauty in 2013,
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Get to Know: Tulika Mehrotra, Author/Journalist
Born in Lucknow, India, but raised in the Midwest, Tulika Mehrotra’s diverse personal experiences have inspired her varied careers. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Finance, Mehrotra earned a graduate degree in Art from the prestigious Instituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Italy. After spending some time in Paris, France, Mehrotra returned the United States as a buyer in Manhattan’s Garment District. Soon needing a change, Mehrotra explored the ins-and-outs of the media industry in Los Angeles.
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TOP 10 Hair Products for Luxurious, Silky Hair

South Asian women are known for their beautiful, thick, long hair. In fact, the best hair extensions boast on the packaging that the product is made from 100% Indian hair. Hair extensions are expensive, so South Asian women are lucky to have such luxurious hair for free!
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Editors View
This month, we’re thrilled to bring you a special issue focusing on Fashion, Beauty, and Luxury. As in any industry, South Asians have made a mark in the fashion and beauty world. From clothing designers to makeup artists and novelists to film actors, you can find success stories everywhere. .
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Luxurious India: Must See Destinations
India, blessed with tremendous geographical, cultural and climatic diversity, is a beautiful tourist destination – one that appeals to every type of traveler. In any corner of India, travelers are sure to find locales and sights to meet their criteria. Many popular destinations in India are now well-known internationally, and tourist-friendly facilities can be found nearly everywhere.
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A Story of Luxury, Personality, and Fine Jewelry Designs of the Past
When acclaimed author Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken,” he advocated the distinct nature of our personalities. Our traits, behaviors, and preferences are exclusive to each of us – a personal Brand you could say.
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Top Luxury Watches for Men
For most businessman, the go-to accessory is likely a collection of cuff links and neckties. Consider updating your look with a classic item - the watch. While some view watches merely as a functional tool, the modern man recognizes timepieces as a contemporary way to complete a polished and prestigious style. These luxury models are available in limited numbers,
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The Path to Healthy Skin
Did you know that skin is your body’s largest organ? And yet, it is the most neglected. The skin not only shields and protects the internal organs of the body; it regulates body temperature and also, provides us with the sense of touch. Moreover, a healthy radiant skin is a clear indication of a healthy body and mind. Follow these tips to keep your skin healthy:.
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Immigration Q & A
I have been a permanent resident for five years. After I got my green card, I stayed in the US three months, then left for my country for five months. When I returned, I stayed for another three months and then left for my country for another five months. After that, I have been living in the US until last month, when I left for three weeks. When I returned at the airport, the immigration officer asked me how long I was away and I told him.
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Back Issue

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits the United States
The making of Narendra Modi is not the ordinary rags to riches story. An inspiration for millions, his story is so hard to believe and even defies logic. It is hard to imagine a modest tea seller setting his sights on a future as Prime Minister of India. To say that the climb to the top was arduous is putting it mildly. For a determined mind and clear vision, difficulties only pave the way for greater achievements. In time and after much hard work, Modi became the Chief Minister of Gujarat, a position he held from October 2001 – May 2014.
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Fareed Zakaria Interviews Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
In his first interview since becoming the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi spoke with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria from his official residence in New Delhi in mid-September 2014. The new Prime Minister and Zakaria covered a range of issues, a few of which are excerpted below.
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Quotes of the Day: Prime Minister Modi’s US Address
On Sunday, September 28, 2014, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addressed a crowd of nearly 20,000 Indians living in the United States as well as several US elected officials and prominent cities, at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. Below are a few thoughts from officials and the crowd.
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Editors View
A few days ago, we had the honor to be a part of the press contingency covering Prime Minister Modi’s address at Madison Square Garden in New York City. One US reporter correctly stated that Modi rocked Madison Square Garden, and that is should have been known as Modison Square Garden that day! In a venue where rock stars often perform, PM Modi made history when over 20,000 people came to listen to his address.
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Bringing the Light of Diwali to Every Home
If you are greeted with an ensemble of the brightest festive attire matched with delectable foods and a grand display of fireworks, do not be fooled into believing that you are part of an elaborate film set. Diwali has its import and significance rooted deeply in Indian tradition, with ancient mythology bearing its source.
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2014 MyShadi Bridal Expos: Year in Review
For those who have attended a South Asian wedding in the United States, you know you are in for a sensorial treat. From the moment you step into a wedding venue transformed by colorful fabrics and florals, exotic smells, and beat-filled sounds, your expectations for all of life’s other celebrations take on new meaning. For those who have planned a South Asian wedding in the US, the experience is an emotional one sure to try your patience and test your relationships.
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Enjoy the Celebration... and Keep it healthy!
The festive season is here! Navratri, Halloween, Diwali, Thanksgiving ... the list is endless this time of year. No doubt each holiday holds a special meaning for you and your family, be it cultural traditions or an outing you do as one unit. For many, our fondest memories of holidays often revolve around food.
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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!



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Sunday, March 1, 2015
Noon to 5:00 PM
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GA 30339

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Sunday, March 29, 2015
Noon to 5:00 PM
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