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 July 2020

Cover Story

Class of 2020 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Class of 2020 Graduates

2020 Valedictorians Tina Jethwa, Boca Prep International School GPA: 4.0 (unweighted) College: University of Florida Parents: Deepali and Nilesh Jethwa Academic Awards: IB Diploma recipient (received 5 and higher on all exams), 3 time winner of the President’s Award for Educational Excellence, Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholar recipient Extracurricular: National Honor Society president, student government secretary, volunteer library assistant/tutor, yearbook …

Incredible Indian

Interview with Dr. Arvind Panagariya

Interview with Dr. Arvind Panagariya

Recently, Desh-Videsh had the opportunity to interview Dr. Arvind Panagariya. Learn more about the internationally famed economist below. As I understand, PM Modi ji hand-picked you as a Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog. Can you share with our readers how that came about? My acquaintance with PM Modi began in 2012 around the time of the Gujarat state assembly elections. …

Incredible Indian

Professor Arvind Panagariya very bullish on India

Professor Arvind Panagariya Bullish on India

By Raj Shah, Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh Imagine you are twenty two years old, just graduated from a small university in India and you earn admission to three of the most prestigious universities in the United States – Princeton University, University of Chicago, and Cornell University. Now you are faced with making a decision about which school you will attend. I …

Health

Ashwagandha: Is It For You?

Ashwagandha: Is It For You?

By Chahna Tailor When people think of Ayurveda, one of the first herbs that comes to mind is Ashwagandha. Ashwagandha is known for being the herb of choice for those that suffer from stress, anxiety, and insomnia. But this herb can be used for so much more and should also not be used in some instances. We have three doshas …

Financial Planning

Don’t Let Emotional Investing Cloud Your Judgement

Don’t Let Emotional Investing Cloud Your Judgement

It’s important to maintain a level head in times of market turbulence. But that is often easier said than done, especially in the heat of market volatility. Even with the best intentions, investors can be challenged by their own bias and emotions when it comes to making investment decisions. Emotional investing may be amplified during periods of market stress. But …

Education

Akshaya Patra Launches Miami Chapter

Akshaya Patra Launches Miami Chapter

We are excited to inform you that despite the challenges from the COVID-19 shelter-in-place, AkshayaPatra has successfully launched a Miami and South Florida chapter this year. Miami South Florida now supports the world’s largest mid-day meal program. AkshayaPatra is the world’s largest mid-day meal program providing hot, nutritious, school lunches every school day to over 1.8 million children in 16,856 …

Book Review

Must Read Books

Must Read Books

You People By Nikita Lalwani The Pizzeria Vesuvio looks like any other Italian restaurant in London – with a few small differences. The chefs who make the pizza fiorentinas are Sri Lankan, and half the kitchen staff are illegal immigrants. At the centre is Tuli, the restaurant’s charismatic proprietor and resident Robin Hood, who promises to help anyone in need. …

Poem

My Survival Story by Megha Sood

My Survival Story by Megha Sood

First Prize Winner – NAMI NJ 2020 Mental Health Poetry Contest Theme: battling our challenges with superpowers The slow cleaving in my backbone the seamless transformation: branching into my thousand selves Like a sapling breaking from the blind seed I’m sprouting, I am thriving. Growing like a Medusa this fecundity of myself, breaking out into thousand versions of me morphing …

Desh-Videsh Live YouTube Channel

Desh-Videsh Live

Since 1993, Desh-Videsh Media Group has always pledged to serve our growing community. With our mission in mind and in collaboration with businesses and leaders from our community, we are excited to bring you our newest project – Desh-Videsh Live. Desh-Videsh Live presents viewers with a series of informative videos and webinars that you can watch from the comfort of …

Health

Yoga University

World’s first yoga University named after Swami Vivekananda launched outside India

As part of the 6th International Yoga Day commemorations, the world’s first yoga university outside India has been launched in Los Angeles, California offering programmes that combine scientific principles and modern research approaches to the ancient Indian practice of yoga. The Vivekananda Yoga University (VaYU)  is said to be the brainchild of Dr. H R Nagendra, a former scientist from …

Education

Online Family Resources For a Summer in Shutdown

Online Family Resources For a Summer in Shutdown

The summer of 2020 will likely be remembered as one of canceled travel plans, socializing via Zoom, and keeping children busy. For parents who may be working from home or used to children away at summer camp, having the entire family stuck inside can be frustrating. With school over and many in-person camps canceled, parents might be wondering how to …

Incredible Indian

Sa Ni Dha Pa Live – Sur Sangam in Your Living Room: A new music series that aims to brighten your day!

By Raj Shah, Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh In less than two weeks, Desh Videsh Media Group and Florida Fine arts came together to create a music series to alleviate some of anxiety and stress caused by the COVID-19 shutdown. Sa Ni Dha Pa Live – Sur Sangam in Your Living room, a web-based music series, is a true community project, and …

Bollywood News

Director Shoojit Sircar’s Instagram Hacked

Shoojit Sircar made an important announcement via Twitter last Saturday and tagged Instagram in his tweet. He said that his Instagram account has been hacked. His post was re-tweeted by Mumbai police, Maharashtra Cyber etc. The director recently directed Gulabo Sitabo that was released on Amazon Prime June 11. It is the first major mainstream movie to release on a …

Bollywood News

Sushant’s Fan Kundan Kumar Moves Court Against Rhea

In a stunning new development in the Sushant Singh Rajput case, a formal complaint was filed against the late actor’s girlfriend Rhea Chakrabarty in a Bihar court. The actress has been facing charges of aiding the suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput. Kundan Kumar, a citizen of Muzzafarnagar’s Patahi locality has filed this complaint in Mukesh Kumar (Chief Magistrate’s) court. Kamlesh …

Desi TV

Kahani ghar ghar ki

Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii & Kahin Kisii Roz: 2nd Season? 

There’s nothing like cashing in on success and if you’re talking about Ekta Kapoor, you will automatically think of Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii and Kahin Kisii Roz. These two enjoyed tremendous popularity and Ekta may well revive them in season 2 with some new twists and turns. This can be seen in the revival of Kasauti Zindagii Kay that had …

Editorial

Raj Shah Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

Editorial July 2020

Dear Readers, In these unprecedentedly difficult times, we seem to get depressing news everywhere we turn. So we will be the last ones to give you depressing news. Instead, Desh Videsh Media Group would like to brighten your days by bringing only positive news and showing you the silver lining around this dark cloud. In the last issue, we did …

India News

Professor Arvind Panagariya Bullish on India
Professor Arvind Panagariya Bullish on India
By Raj Shah, Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh Imagine you are twenty two years old, just graduated from a small university in India and you earn admission to three of the most prestigious universities in the United States – Princeton University,...
Interview with Dr. Arvind Panagariya
Interview with Dr. Arvind Panagariya
Recently, Desh-Videsh had the opportunity to interview Dr. Arvind Panagariya. Learn more about the internationally famed economist below. As I understand, PM Modi ji hand-picked you as a Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog. Can you share with our readers...

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Bollywood

Three generations of Bachchan family hit by COVID-19
Three generations of Bachchan family hit by COVID-19
The most admired Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter-in-law and granddaughter have joined him and his son in testing positive for COVID-19. The father and son are being diagnosed at Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. Abhishek Bachchan said his wife, former...

Desi TV

Mrs. Hathi on Ekta’s Show?
Mrs. Hathi on Ekta’s Show?
Tarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chasmah is still going strong after being introduced in 2008, making it a legend among serials. Each of the stars has a unique fan base besides being household names. You all know of Jethalal, Daya...
Vikas Gupta Announces Bisexuality
Vikas Gupta Announces Bisexuality
Vikas Gupta, former Bigg Boss contestant, sarcastically thanked Parth Samthaan and Priyank Sharma for making him announce he is bisexual. Vikas tweeted on his official Twitter that he “falls in love with the human regardless of their gender. There...
Shivangi Joshi Discusses Importance of Yoga
Shivangi Joshi Discusses Importance of Yoga
Everyone remembers Naira aka Shivangi Joshi of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame. Shivangi has been practicing yoga for the last four years under a professional yoga trainer.  On the occasion of International Yoga Day 2020 on June 21,...

NRI News

Immigration News

USCIS Statement on Supreme Court’s DACA Decision
USCIS Statement on Supreme Court’s DACA Decision
WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Deputy Director for Policy Joseph Edlow issued the following statement on today’s Supreme Court decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program: Today’s court opinion has no basis in law and...

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

Sports

Labuschagne in third place after Sydney double-century
Labuschagne in third place after Sydney double-century
Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has grabbed a career-best third place in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after a match-winning double-century against New Zealand in Sydney. Warner back among top five, Starc equals career-best fifth position  Stokes, Anderson...

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