Indian Magazine for Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, USA

Indian Magazine for Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, USA

Desh-Videsh, Indian magazine and deshvidesh.com, Indian magazine and Indian news portal are members of Desh Videsh Media Group. They cover a wide variety of Bollywood, Immigration, Indian religions news for a diverse audience in the United States. Promoting the Indian subcontinent in the US since 1993, Desh-Videsh magazine is widely circulated in the US. Readers hail from Florida, Georgia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The magazine reaches a varied audience of over 75,000 Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshi, and Indo-Caribbeans living in the USA.

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Desh Videsh December 2019

Cover Story

Anu-weds-Darshan

Anu weds Darshan Indian wedding at Gujarat Cultural Association Photographed Zamana Lifestyles Photography & Videography

Is love at first sight possible? Two strangers meet each other at a party and there’s an instant attraction, an electric spark, and suddenly they’ve found their match and never look back. Believe it or not, this is exactly what happened to Anu and Darshan. The two met eight years ago at a birthday party and instantly knew they were …

Real Wedding

Shivani-weds-Aakash

Shivani weds Aakash Indian Wedding at The Hilton Orlando Photographed Fine Art Productions

Imagine taking a stroll by the water in a park and suddenly you notice rose petals on the ground and a photographer clicking away trying to capture each and every moment of your movements. Before you know it, your best friend and your soulmate is on one knee asking you to marry him. For a moment you want to pinch …

Real Wedding

Sejal weds Niral

Sejal weds Nirav Indian Wedding at The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North Photographed PixelCollection Photography

It has been said that when two people are destined to connect at heart, it doesn’t matter what they do, who they are, or where they live, they will surely be united! Sejal and Nirav are an embodiment of such a romantic union. Family friends are the reason the two were brought together. But after that, they took over the …

Real Wedding

Adorable Indian Couple

Neema weds Jeet Indian Wedding at Durham Convention Center Photographed Pixology By Shray

Neema Dave and Jeet Patel’s love story was anything but typical! In fact, their story is one of a role-reversal. When Neema saw Jeet performing at an event, she was smitten, and decided to find him on Facebook. She left him a message, not sure whether he would respond or not. Jeet did reply and asked Neema out. For the …

Real Wedding

Sonia Weds Ryan

Sonia Weds Ryan Indian Wedding at Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort Photographed Our Day Wedding Photography

When Sonia Ramadhin met Ryan Goberdhan in 2008 in gym class, little did she realize she had met “the one!” After being together for 11 years, Ryan planned a surprise proposal for his high-school sweetheart at the Orlando Eye in Florida. On October 12, 2019, Sonia and Ryan tied the knot in Florida. Both Sonia and Ryan are from Toronto, …

Indian Wedding Attire

How to Store Your Wedding Lehenga

How to Store Your Wedding Lehenga

Selecting your dream bridal lehenga takes hours of shopping and perusing the endless options on Pinterest. Plus, you cannot forget the fortune you spent on it! Just like you took on the challenging task of selecting your wedding lehenga and keeping it safe until your wedding day, it requires the same amount of love and care after the wedding is …

Mehndi/Bridal Beauty

How to Choose a Bridal Mehndi Artist

How to Choose a Bridal Mehndi Artist

The mehndi ceremony at Indian weddings is not only a festive event, but it is also a ritual with auspicious and sentimental significance. Every Indian bride wants her wedding mehndi to be nothing less than perfect, whether it is the design or the color. The mehndi artist you choose for your wedding day can make or break your mehndi design …

Indian Wedding Budget

How to Plan an Indian Wedding on a Budget

How to Plan an Indian Wedding on a Budget

Thanks to Yash Chopra and Karan Johar, Indian weddings are seen as larger-than-life celebrations. But big, fat Indian weddings come with a similarly big price tag. For couples who want to ease the load on the wallet, following a budget is the best route to go. Just because you want to have a budget wedding, it doesn’t mean you have …

Wedding Planning

Say NO to Reds & Pinks: Offbeat Lehenga Colors for the Wedding Season

Say NO to Reds & Pinks: Offbeat Lehenga Colors for the Wedding Season

Wedding trends are constantly changing. So why should new age, modern brides stick to standard wedding colors such as reds, maroons and pinks for their bridal wear? These days, brides are open to experimenting with their wedding outfits, especially when it comes to color choices. Consider jazzing up your wedding attire with unique shades that truly make you stand out. …

Honeymoon Planning

Bollywood Celebrity Couples & Their Honeymoon Destinations

Bollywood Celebrity Couples & Their Honeymoon Destinations

When it comes to planning a wedding, we often look at celebrity couples for inspiration. From wedding wear and destinations to décor ideas and invitation cards, many of us want to know every little detail about how our famous Bollywood celebrity couples tied the knot. For those looking to imitate their favorite Bollywood couples, why not also be inspired by …

Health & Beauty

Walk it Off By Chahna Tailor

Walk it Off By Chahna Tailor

 Welcome to wedding season! Planning a wedding can be super stressful, especially when you have to juggle a job, other responsibilities, and the pressures that come with the holiday season. An important thing to remember is that you must take productive breaks in order to keep your mind balanced and sharp, otherwise you run the risk of burning out. If …

Drink Ideas for Indian Wedding

Traditional Indian Drinks to Add to Your Wedding Menu

Traditional Indian Drinks to Add to Your Wedding Menu

India is known for its rich culture, heritage, and diversity. This diversity can be seen particularly in foods and drinks from all over the country’s many regions. Many couples love to add this beautiful diversity of Indian foods to their wedding menu, but what about Indian beverages? Move beyond the usual masala chai (tea), lassi or chhach (buttermilk). With so …

Indian Wedding Ceremony

Romantic Bollywood Songs for the Vidaai Ceremony

Romantic Bollywood Songs for the Vidaai Ceremony

              The Vidaai is one of the most emotional ceremonies at an Indian wedding. But who says that just because it is emotional, it has to be all about tears? The Vidaai is a beautiful ceremony that is as romantic as it is heartfelt. The ritual celebrates a bride’s entry to a new chapter …

Photography

Must Have Photo Moments

Must Have Photo Moments

Bursting with vivid and bold hues, opulent décor and intricate but elegant designs very well describe Indian weddings. Also known as Shaadi or Shadi, Indian weddings are best known for their grandeur, traditions, grace, colors and almost carnival-type celebration. Unique photographs taken at an Indian weddings are made up of warm glances, shared laughter, loving stares, bold colors, elegant mandaps, …

Community News

Community News

Community News December 2019

Florida Jacksonvile ICS New Years Eve Bash When: 12/31/2019, 7:00 PM Where: Maa Kitchen Banquet Hall 8206 Philips Hwy St 25, Jacksonville,32256 Contact: 904-770-5127 Host: Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville Hindu Temple South Florida Technologies for Wellbeing When: 12/05/2019, 6:30 PM Where: FIU Kovens Conference Center 3000 NE 151st St, North Miami Beach,33181 Contact: 561-206-4742 Host: Arun Orlando An Exciting …

Editorial

Raj Shah Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

Editorial December 2019

Dear Readers, For the last ten years, four times a year we have published wedding special issues and I have been writing my editorial columns in every issue, but never wrote a real wedding article. For the first time in this issue, I have written real wedding stories from questionnaires filled out by newlyweds, mostly brides. And it has been …

India News

Biopic on Indian Politician Lalu Prasad Yadav
Biopic on Indian Politician Lalu Prasad Yadav
It seems to be raining biopics in Indian cinema this year, especially biopics on politics. From Current Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Former Indian PM Manmohan Singh to Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray’s biopic a few biopics...

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2 Indian American Artists Win 3 Arts Awards in Chicago
2 Indian American Artists Win 3 Arts Awards in Chicago
Two Indian-origin artists based in Chicago have won the prestigious 3Arts Awards for their achievements in 2019. 3Arts is a Chicago-based non-profit organization, which awards Chicago’s women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities for their indisputable contributions....

Immigration News

USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for First Half of FY 2020
USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for First Half of FY 2020
WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has reached the congressionally mandated cap on H-2B visas for temporary nonagricultural workers for the first half of fiscal year 2020. Nov. 15 was the final receipt date for new cap-subject H-2B worker petitions...
USCIS Releases Report on Arrest Histories of Illegal Aliens who Request DACA
USCIS Releases Report on Arrest Histories of Illegal Aliens who Request DACA
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated data  on arrests and apprehensions of illegal aliens who requested Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The release of this report reflects the agency’s ongoing focus on transparency. The report provides updated information on known arrests and apprehensions of DACA requestors. The data may include arrests that did not result...

Religion

Most Visited Religious Sites Across India
Most Visited Religious Sites Across India
India is known for its rich culture, heritage, and religious diversity. Home to a diverse range of faiths, the nation’s multi-religious identity lends itself to a unique landscape for visitors to enjoy. People from all over the world visit...
Evolution Theories of Hinduism
Evolution Theories of Hinduism
Hinduism believes in the concept of evolution of life on earth. Although it is not the same as the one known to modern science, in many ways and in a very fundamental sense, it is not much different from...

Health

Best Yoga Poses to Control Diabetes
Best Yoga Poses to Control Diabetes
Diabetes has become one of the most common health conditions these days. However, regular exercising can help in controlling diabetes. Yoga, in particular, can help in reducing blood sugar levels, aid in weight loss and help in reducing stress,...
Yoga for Treating Drug Addiction
Yoga for Treating Drug Addiction
Recently the world has celebrated the 5th International Yoga Day and almost every country people practiced the basic and specific yoga positions to be stress-free and healthy. In a protocol introduced in Chandigarh, the experts have declared that the...

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Real Wedding

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Indian Wedding Ceremony

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