Category Archive for: ‘NRI News’

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Srilata Zaheer

Paving the Way for Intellect and Opportunity –   Education is a seriouscause among girls – especially when it comes to the girl child in India. It is commonly known that girls often do not get the same platforms and opportunities as boys are given. However, when it comes especially to the field of education, it is a much more …

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Padma Lakshmi

The Recipe for Success – Padma Lakshmi We all are slaves to our destiny. Life has its own secret plans. While we plan and work and dream of the future, life has its own ways of surprising and throwing us off guard. Many people have had to fight hard to make it, and feel like it is a part of …

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The Pledge to Make a Difference – Kamala Devi Harris

The Pledge to Make a Difference – Kamala Devi Harris Very often in life, we are motivated by something that we look up to. This could be in the form of a person, an ideal or even a goal. In each of these cases, the motivation is toward a positive end. However, there are many cases where the motivation comes …

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Indra Nooyi

In honor of Women’s History Month – Indra Nooyi

In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. The rise of Indra Nooyi from her teen days at Chennai, India through the struggling days at Yale University to her imminent numero uno position at PepsiCo is indeed a saga that may make even the staunchest follower of miracle jump …

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Anoushka Shankar

In honor of Women’s History Month – Anoushka Shankar

In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. Orchestrating a Perfect Life:  Anoushka Shankar A young lady holds an instrument gingerly in her arm. The long neck balances precariously in the clever clasp of her palm, while the oversized bottom rests contentedly seated alongside her. She is young and …

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In honor of Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. “The widespread nature of aspiration among Indian women is extraordinary with a whopping 80 percent of them ready to go extra-mile to achieve their ambition compared to 52 percent in the US.” This was the conclusion of the report …

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NRI Statistics

Handbook for NRIs –Click Here Indian-American Population, State-wise United States Census State 1990 2000 2005 2010 Total 815,447 1,678,765 2,313,463 2,843,391 Alabama 4,348 6,900 7,813 13,036 Alaska 472 723 1,090 1,218 Arizona 5,663 14,741 22,029 36,047 Arkansas 1,329 3,104 3,483 7,973 California 159,973 314,819 449,722 528,176 Colorado 3,836 11,720 16,150 20,369 Connecticut 11,755 23,662 32,988 46,415 Delaware 2,183 5,280 3,109 …

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Indian-Origin, Ishaan Patel ‘s Charity Honored In U.S.

A 13-year-old Indian-origin boy has been honored in the US for his efforts to improve access to education for underprivileged students in America and around the world through his charity organization. Ishaan Patel, founder and CEO of Planting Pencils was recently honored by the Milan Cultural Organization during the Republic Day celebration in the Legislative Office building in downtown Hartford, …

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67th India Republic Day

67th India Republic Day

  This year, India celebrated its 67th Republic Day with a much pomp-filled spectacle, including daredevil stunts and flamboyantly coordinated acts. It was a gallant affair showcasing military prowess and glimpses of the nation’s rich heritage. The occasion was graced by French President Francois Hollande as the chief guest this year invited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to showcase solidarity against …

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Desh-Videsh Presents Leading Indian CEOs

The recent announcement by Google Inc. to appoint a 43 year old Indian, Sundar Pichai as the CEO of Google has created a tremendous ripple. It has bought back the focus on tremendous success of Indians in the Silicon Valley, the past few decades. Indians constitute the largest number of immigrants to occupy the top positions in the field of …

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