February 2013

Desh Videsh February 2013 – Cover Story
Celebrating 20 years

Celebrating 20 years

This year, 2013, will mark 20 years that Desh-Videsh has been in print – what an 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. Twenty years may seem like a long time, but when you are having fun and you …

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e-Magazine

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Heath
Medical Tourism: An Indian Perspective

Medical Tourism: An Indian Perspective

Author by Dr. Niraj B. Vasavada, MBBS, MS (Ortho) FABMISS (Spine) The number of medical tourists traveling to Asian countries is increasing by about 20% to 30%. The four major countries participating in this field are India, Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia. Nearly 65 years after independence, India is emerging as one of the fastest growing economies. Unlike other sectors wherein …

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Community News
My Tribute to Swami Vivekananda

My Tribute to Swami Vivekananda

Author by Professor Nathan Katz, PhD, Florida International University The World Hindu Council hosted an Interfaith Dialogue at the University of Miami to commemorate Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary celebration. The following speakers participated in this dialogue: Dr. Nathan Katz representing the Jewish religion, Vijay Raghavan representing the Hindu religion, Rev. Dianne Hudder representing the Christian religion, Mohammad S. Shakir representing …

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India News, NRi News
Pravasiya Bharatiya Samman Awards

Pravasiya Bharatiya Samman Awards

Patriotism or contributing to the name and fame of one’s country is not confined to a nation’s boundaries. In fact, patriotism often extends beyond boundaries, and that is what some of our pravasi bharatiya have proved yet again. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award is one of the highest honor’s to be given to Indians living outside of India. The Indian …

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Health
Reduce Sickness with Indian Herbs

Reduce Sickness with Indian Herbs By Saira Gillani ND Natural Health Atlanta

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Did you know that Indian herbs have many great health benefits? The ancient practice of Ayurvedic medicine promotes a healthy diet. Foods rich in spices are traditionally used for health and flavor. Ayurveda promotes providing the six tastes: astringent, pungent, bitter, sour, salty, and sweet in meals for health benefits. Here are the top five …

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Incredible Indians, NRI News
Famous Indian Classical Music Duo

Famous Indian Classical Music Duo

For ages, Indian culture has been intensely enriched with art and music. Time to time, this culture has gifted us with legends. Indian classical music is one of the oldest known music forms for the last 3,000 years. It originated in the era of Vedas and still rules the hearts of many. This enchanting music touches the souls of many, …

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Financial Planning
2013 Taxes: Don't Overlook These Great deductions

2013 Taxes: Don’t Overlook These Great deductions

Author by Raj Vora Since most individual taxpayers are in the process of compiling their tax returns in the coming days, below are some tax deductions/credits, though often overlooked, taxpayers are eligible for and should be considered. The following list may help taxpayers save on their taxes and increase their cash flow. Mortgage refinancing points: a taxpayer may be able …

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Bollywood
Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

Neil Nitin Mukesh looks menacing for his new film If there is one way of looking menacing for a suitable movie, the first trick is to get the posters right and that’s what Neil has done. Neil Nitin Mukesh looks super threatening in the first look of his film 3G. The movie, a horror and supernatural thriller, will also star …

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Desi TV
Desi TV Duniya

Desi TV Duniya

Zee TV launches new app for housewives Zee TV is launching a new soap Aajki housewife…sabjan ti hai and in alignment with homemakers around the nation, the channel has initiated an online app on Facebook, which will allow viewers to upload pictures of their regular household achievements as well as view and comment on other viewer submissions. The show will …

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Immigration
Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A February 2013

Author by Edward Boreth What is the new rule that the government announced on immigration this month? The rule relates to people who have a US citizen spouse, child or parent, but entered the United States without inspection (or on a crewman’s visa) so they cannot apply for adjustment of status in the US. In the past, this category of …

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Editorial
Editorial

Editorial

February 2016 Dear Readers, First and foremost, let me wish all our Indian readers a Happy 67th Republic Day! India is 67 years young this month. It is a very proud moment for every Indian living anywhere in the world. 67 years may seem like a long time, but for nation building it is only just yesterday. We have come …

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