June 2012

Desh Videsh June 2012 – Cover Story
Dreams Do Come True Kavita Weds Prashanth

Dreams Do Come True Kavita Weds Prashanth

Very few fortunate people are lucky enough to get what they want. Though everyone dreams, only a few eventually see their dreams turn to reality! Two such fortunate people, Kavita Bahl and Prashanth Kolli, recently tied the knot at one of the world’s most favorite holiday destination. Kavita and Prashanth Kolli, both aged 31, got married on February 18, 2012 …

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Unexpected Love Preethi Weds Carlos

Unexpected Love Preethi Weds Carlos

Often, the Often, the most beautiful moments in life happen unexpectedly, and this was certainly the case for 38 year-old Preethi and 36 year-old Carlos. On April 21, 2012, Preethi Murty and Carlos Soto were married with much pompous celebration at Ponte Vedra in Florida. Their wedding had all the necessary ingredients called for in a perfect wedding. Their relationship …

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South Florida MyShadi Bridal Expo 2012

South Florida MyShadi Bridal Expo 2012

At 11:30 am, a half-hour before doors officially opened, nearly 100 brides were lined up waiting to peruse the aisles of the eighth MyShadi Bridal Expo at the Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs Marriott Hotel. On Sunday, April 29th, Desh-Videsh hosted its hugely popular MyShadi Bridal Expo, where over 60 vendors displayed their products and services. In the hotel’s beautiful ballroom, …

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MyShadi Bridal expo South Florida Mehndi Competition

MyShadi Bridal expo South Florida Mehndi Competition

Recently, Desh-Videsh sat down with the winner of the 2012 Fort Lauderdale MyShadi Bridal Expo Mehndi Competition, Amber Emkin. Owner of HennaParty.com, Amber has been a mehndi artist for over eight years. Her background in fine arts lends itself nicely to her creative and elaborate designs. Learn more about Amber and what inspires her creative side. Desh-Videsh: What inspired your …

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Desh-Videsh 2012 Atlanta Mehndi Competition

Desh-Videsh 2012 Atlanta Mehndi Competition

Learn more about the winner of the 2012 Atlanta MyShadi Bridal Expo Mehndi Competition, Nirjary Desai. Nirjary is a Principal Project Manager at KIS Cubed Events, a full service wedding and event planning company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Desh-Videsh: What inspired your winning mehndi design? Nirjary: I have been doing mehndi for over 10 years, and have always been in …

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Love in on Online World Bijal Weds Tarish

Love in on Online World Bijal Weds Tarish

The Internet can be a beautiful thing. Particularly when it comes to bringing people, such as Bijal and Tarish, together. The couple married on April 7, 2012, at the Palm Beach Convention Center in Florida.       Bijal and Tarish first met through Shaadi.com, a prominent online matrimonial site. They met in person on February 18, 2011,in Palm Beach …

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Indian Wedding Rituals

Indian Wedding Rituals

Those not intimately familiar with Indian weddings may envision large, extravagant weddings complete with loads of money, glamour, and style all rolled into one to make one of the most important events in one’s life the most memorable. However, with all the glitz and sparkle in modern day Indian weddings, the celebration is still not devoid of age-old wedding rituals. …

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Love in a Coffee Shop Natalie Weds Debobroto

Love in a Coffee Shop Natalie Weds Debobroto

Four beautiful years of dating convinced Deb and Natalie to take their relationship to the next level. Deb proposed to his beloved along the shores of the Seine in Paris, slipping the ring onto her finger at one of the most romantic settings in the world. They chose to get married in St. Petersburg near Tampa, Florida, since Natalie’s mother …

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Working Towards A Successful Marriage Rihanna Weds Bhargava

Working Towards A Successful Marriage Rihanna Weds Bhargava

While you can never discount the fact that love is the best thing that can happen to anyone, it also takes a lot to keep it going strong. Knowing one another well and spending sufficient time- with each other does prepare you better for marriage.   Rihanna and Bhargava made the classic progression from friendship to love, and slowly from …

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Love at first Slice Reshma Weds Jeremy

Love at first Slice Reshma Weds Jeremy

On December 12, 2011, two people tied the knot of holy matrimony. The bride, Reshma Patel looked resplendent in her gorgeous wedding attire and even more so because she glowed with a happy marital bliss. The groom, Jeremy Patel looked proud of his beautiful wife. The wedding, with all the 350 guests assembled at Sheraton Hotel in Hollywood, Florida, was …

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The Signficance of Mehndi in Indain Marriages

The Signficance of Mehndi in Indain Marriages

Indian marriages are known for their many rituals. In fact, the beauty of Indian weddings comes forth in the numerous traditions that are associated with the special celebration. Indian weddings are incomplete without dance, music and lots of laughter. Furthermore, Indian weddings are not a one day ceremony. Pre-wedding ceremonies begin before the wedding and can sometimes be a week …

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Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A June 2012

Author by Edward Boreth Q.I have been a green card holder for 6 years. I spend a lot of time in India, because my family and my business is there. However, I am never absent from the US for more than one year. I usually spend about one month in the United States every year. Last time when I was …

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EDITORIAL

Editorial June 2012

June 2012 Dear Readers, It is happy time again – it is time for weddings! I have mentioned time and again in this column that weddings are very exciting for me. It is not just a time for extravagant celebrations and all night parties, but rather, weddings signify new beginnings, new hopes, and commitments for a longer, happy married life. …

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