May 2012

Desh Videsh May 2012 – Cover Story
South Florida Hindu Temple Celebrates with “Passage to India”

South Florida Hindu Temple Celebrates with “Passage to India”

By Nishi Patel (Nishi Patel is a high school student who has been attending the South Florida Hindu Temple’s Bala Vihar Program since she was a young child.) It is said that culture is something that is cherished and preserved, the greatest gift to any generation. However, it is not that easy to wrap up and keep from decaying. It …

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Relationship
Coping With Dating Is Your Teenage Child Ready?

Coping With Dating Is Your Teenage Child Ready?

A child in the family brings great joy. After all, it takes a long wait and great effort for a child to be born. However, once the baby arrives time quickly passes, and before you know it, the baby is crawling, walking, talking and soon out of the home away at school. With time, you will find the child becoming …

Relationship
Divorce Counseling By Dr. Kondoor V. Abraham

Divorce Counseling

Author by Dr. Kondoor V. Abraham Based on research, marital happiness is at its peak at the beginning of marriage, but as stress levels increase, it tends to take a downward trend and reaches bottom, especially when children are very small and the couple has more responsibilities. Usually, this is one of those times when conflicts arise to the degree …

Community News
Indian Family

Indian Family

The face of the Indian family is changing. Families today represent a blend of their native and Western cultures. Hoping to embrace the best of both worlds, families are now challenged to maintain a desirable balance between the two worlds. Perhaps you moved to the United States in the 60s or 70s hoping to build a better life for your …

Relationship
Family/Divorce Mediation

Family/Divorce Mediation

Taghrid G. Hassan, Esq., a Florida Supreme Court Family Mediator, discusses the benefits of Family/Divorce Mediation. What is Family/ Divorce Mediation? Mediation is the affordable, more amicable way for divorcing couples to resolve their issues regarding division of property, support, and children. Mediation is a negotiation process facilitated by a neutral mediator. The mediator uses her training and experience to …

Relationship
First Steps to a Great Life

First Steps to a Great Life

The Parent’s Guide to Orienting Their Child on Marriage When there are little children in the house, parents are extremely anxious about how they will grow to be. This is why most are very cautious about the values and traditions that are passed on to their children. For many Indians living in America, staying connected to Indian roots is extremely …

Bollywood
Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

Big B Honored for Polio Work Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, UNICEF’s brand ambassador against polio, will be honored for his contribution to the cause. “And the organization that acknowledges social work for a cause, will honor yours truly for the work done as UNICEF ambassador for the fight against polio, which as you know has had some rather encouraging achievements,” Amitabh …

Immigration
Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A May 2012

Author by Edward Boreth Q. I am ready to file for my green card, but I had a DUI conviction last year. Will this be a problem? You should check with an attorney if you have ever been arrested or citied for criminal charges. If it is a first time simple DUI, and nobody was hurt at the time of …

Relationship
May 13 is Mother’s day

May 13 is Mother’s day

Enjoy these quotes from our scriptures and distinguisthed leaders in honor of Mother’s Day. The woman who always does good, who is efficient in work, sweet in speech, devoted to her duty and service of her husband, is really no human being but a goddess. Manu Smriti Women are the great conservators of our culture. They adhere to the household …

Desi TV
Desi TV Duniya

Desi TV Duniya

Hot and Sizzling, Moving and Shaking – Veena Has It All For Shekhar What was once meant to be India’s answer to Jay Leno and David Letterman, Shekhar and Suman may have done just a bit to keep the sassy chat show afloat. In the second season, which just began on SAB TV, viewers are disappointed with the outcome. Although …

Editorial
EDITORIAL

Editorial May 2012

May 2012 Dear Readers, In this issue of Desh-Videsh, we are proud to present a collection of articles on family life. As you know a happy, healthy family life doesn’t just happen, and you’re not just born with it. Like any great relationship, it requires effort. A happy, healthy family is more likely to succeed if everyone is on-board playing …

 

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