July 2014

Desh Videsh July 2014 – Cover Story
The Buzz about Indian Americans and Spelling Bees

The Buzz about Indian Americans and Spelling Bees

                      Do Indian-Americans have a special gene that makes them excel at spelling? If you take a look at the list of top spellers at the Scripps National Spelling Bee over the last decade, you can’t help but wonder. This year, two Indian-Americans tied for the top spot. Is it …

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Celebrating Ramadan

Celebrating Ramadan

              Another Ramadan is upon us this mid-summer. This auspicious month gives Muslims the opportunity to truly reflect on the past year, earn extra blessings, and turn towards Allah more so than any other month. During this time, Muslims forgo that which is most important – food and drink -in an effort to control …

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My Vision By Iha Kaul

My Vision By Iha Kaul

  I was in the third grade when I got my first pair of glasses. I used to hate the way my lenses would sit menacingly on top of my nose, never failing to leave a mark. At first, these glasses changed the familiar appearance of my world. They turned what I believed to be a haven of beautiful green …

bollywood
Hema Malini as Durga - A Review By Anita Rao

Hema Malini as Durga – A Review By Anita Rao

  Hema Malini, Bollywood’s ‘Dream Girl,’ took audiences on a mythological journey in the dance ballet Durga at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts on June 22 sponsored by Sham Chhabria and South Florida Hindu Temple. Supported by a group of 25 male and female dancers, Malini, a classical dancer of international fame, entertained the audience with her grace, talent, beauty …

education
MathWizard

MathWizard

        Prepare your student for today’s academic demands and rigorous standardized testing Students are under more academic pressure now than ever before. With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards this upcoming fall, students will be thrown into a new rigorous curriculum that they may not be prepared for. MathWizard knew that Common Core would be …

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Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2014

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2014

Author by Arun Koul To those who are graduating from high school in 2014, congratulations and best wishes for your future endeavors as well. I was recently speaking with Iha Kaul, who is graduating from college soon. She shared a note of her experiences during her school years that she had written just before her graduation from high school. I requested …

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Indian Americans Dominate Four Academic Super Bowls

Indian Americans Dominate Four Academic Super Bowls

“Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is reached” – Swami Vivekananda said, and Dr. Ratnam Chitturi took it to heart and initiated a journey to provide financial help towards the college education of economically backward students in India. To achieve this goal, North South Foundation (NSF) was founded and later became a platform for more than one hundred …

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Class of 2014 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Class of 2014 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

              Desh-Videsh congratulates all 2014 graduates! We wish them all a future filled with prosperity and meaningful opportunities. We are especially thrilled that so many of our young community members continue to excel and push themselves to be strong, talented leaders. Learn more about these Valedictorians and Salutatorians below Saahil Jain Valedictorian School: University …

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So You Don’t Want to Be a Doctor? Other Options in the Medical Field

So You Don’t Want to Be a Doctor? Other Options in the Medical Field

Author by Suhani Patel When one thinks of professions in the medical field, a physician is usually what comes to mind.However, in today’s growing economy and with the rapid onset of new and emerging diseases, there is a growing need for a variety of medical professionals. These professionals provide a diverse skillset that works with and beyond the services a …

July 2014

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