October 2011

Desh Videsh October 2011- Cover Story
The Evolution Of Diwali And Its Relevance To The World

The Evolution Of Diwali And Its Relevance To The World

Diwali is among the most celebrated of all Indian observances. Elaborate and lavish, this holiday is enjoyed by all strata of society. This is a festival eagerly awaited by each member of the family, whether young or old, and is equally enjoyed by all. Diwali has a varied relevance to each person, but what remains common about the festival is …

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Desi TV
Desi TV Duniya

Desi TV Duniya

Siddharth Hot Contender for India’s Sexiest Bachelor Title He is a bachelor, he is sexy, and oh-so eligible. Although Siddharth Mallya and Deepika Padukone may go all out to say there is nothing special to their relationship beyond what meets the eye, everyone knows better. However, that does not stop the women from going weak in the knees each time …

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Bollywood
Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

It is always difficult when you lose in love. While both involved end up losing a great deal, there is always one party which has a heavier price to pay. And it looks like Prateik had the shorter end of the stick when it came to his relationship with Hanisha. After being with her for about three years, the coupe split …

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Bridal Expo
Orlando 2011 MyShadi Bridal Expo

Orlando 2011 MyShadi Bridal Expo

As the doors to the exhibit hall opened, eager brides waited with bated breath in anticipation of a productive afternoon of wedding planning to come. The exhibit hall sparkled with sophisticated, eye-catching mandaps and vendors artfully displaying their services, latest jewelry, and clothing designs. The MyShadi Bridal Expo held on September 18 at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Florida, kicked …

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India News
Anna Hazare The Gandhi of 21st Century India?

Anna Hazare The Gandhi of 21st Century India?

When Anna Hazare began his epic fast a few weeks ago, there were people who called him the Gandhi of today. His vision of the Jan Lokpal Bill became the vision of every Indian as they joined him whole-heartedly. There is a certain similarity between the steps that Gandhi took and where Anna looks to go. However, can he really …

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Immigration
Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A October 2011

Author by Edward Boreth How long can I stay outside the United States if I am a US citizen? As long as you want! Once you are a US citizen, there is no limit on the time you may stay outside the US. This is one of the many benefits of US citizenship. Green card holders risk losing their green …

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Incredible Indians
Gandhiji’s Words and Actions areAlive on Campuses Even Today

Gandhiji’s Words and Actions are Alive on Campuses Even Today

Indian revolutionary Mahatma Gandhi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Gandhiji was an advocate for a peaceful Indian independence movement at a time when independence and peace were not even used together in the same sentence. Using ahimsa, nonviolence, he was not only able to propel an entire nation to fight against British atrocities, but …

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Hinduism News
How Hinduism Makes Me a Better American

How Hinduism Makes Me a Better American

Author by Vinti Singh I tried an experiment last year in which I attempted to go a week without buying anything from China. My choices as a consumer were severely limited. It was nearly impossible to find clothes, gifts or even nails to hang up a picture frame. Since finding non-made-in-China alternatives were rare occurrences, I often just did without. …

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Festival of India
Celebrating Diwali with Children

Celebrating Diwali with Children

As the generations progress, the essence of Diwali seems to get even more diluted, until what the holiday really stands for remains as faint pictures of what we have seen our elders do around the house. Especially for the Indian American community, who are already once removed from their own culture, this is the reality they face. It is important …

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