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Desh-Videsh Community Award 2015

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NGOs in the South Florida Indian Community jan 2016

NGOs in the South Florida Indian Community There are over 1.5 million non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in America, and as members of one of the most affluent ethnic communities in the country, Indian Americans are well poised to dedicate their wealth and time to a variety of charitable causes. From organizations that benefit people in North America to those that assist …

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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 at the first ever 2015 Community Leader Awards Banquet. Over 250 South Asians and Indo-Caribbeans came together in South Florida for this memorable event, the first in the community to include members from differing faiths and nations under one …

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NRI ACHIEVERS – MAKING INDIA PROUD ABROAD

We see that the number of millionaires of Indian origin in Europe, USA, Canada, South Africa and East Asian countries held together far exceeds the number of millionaires in India. There is a popular saying that “Indians are best when they are out of India”. Who or what gave rise to this line is not known, but there can hardly …

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2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Awards

2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Awards

Those who leave the comforts of home to conquer new challenges across the globe have a true adventurous spirit. To honor the exceptional and meritorious contributions of Indians living overseas as well as recognize their role in India’s growth, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs constituted the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Sammaan Awards. During the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrated on …

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Hindu American Foundation’s NextGen Essay Contest Winners

Since 2009, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) has sponsored an annual essay writing contest through which the “next generation” can explore their Hindu American identities. The theme for the 2014 essay was “Green Living.” Young writers in the 18-22 and 23-27 age groups were asked to consider the following question: “How do Hindu traditions shape the way you live in …

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Dr.Vivek Murthy - First Indian American US Surgeon General

Dr.Vivek Murthy – First Indian American US Surgeon General by Shalini Pammal

Author by Shalini Pammal What struck me when I first met Dr. Vivek Murthy was his profound ability to listen. His quiet confidence, exceptional leadership skill and medical acumen are only superseded by his incredible capacity to make everyone he interacts with feel heard. It is this rare quality that will serve him well as he enters his new role …

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Quotes of the Day: Prime Minister Modi’s US Address

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. It was an honor to welcome India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

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Fareed Zakaria Interviews Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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. (The original interview aired on September 21, 2014 on Fareed Zakaria GPS. The entire …

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits the United States

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits the United States

One of the most talked-about, speculated, and most eagerly awaited events is finally here – and the moment is sure to become history. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his trip to America it became fodder for every journalist, and his every move thereafter was scrutinized carefully. As plans began to unfold into reality, Modi’s journey was everything and more. …

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