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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 January 2020

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Ayodhya Verdict: Present Perfect, Future Bright

Ayodhya Verdict: Present Perfect, Future Bright

By Kanchan Gupta The Ramayan tells us that Sri Ram was banished from Ayodhya and sent into exile for 14 years to deny him the crown that was rightfully his. The great epic recounts the story of those 14 years of trials and tribulations in wilderness. At the end of his exile, which climaxed with Ravan Vadh, or the slaying …

Financial Planning

How to Help Adult Children Without Harming Your Own Financial Future

How to Help Adult Children Without Harming Your Own Financial Future

By Supal Vora Would you be willing to delay your retirement to help your child pay for their first car, college education or wedding? Increasingly, many Americans say the answer is yes. According to a recent study published by Ameriprise Financial, 1 in 3 parents say they have delayed or are willing to delay their retirement to help pay for …

Health & Fitness

New Year, SMART You!

New Year, SMART You!

By Chahna Tailor Happy New Year and Happy New Decade!! How is the year starting off for you? Have you created any goals that you would like to achieve? If you reflect on the past resolutions, how many have them have you kept? Studies show that only 25% of people follow through with their New Year’s resolutions after 30 days …

Financial Planning

Why You Need Life Insurance

Why You Need Life Insurance

By Supal Vora We’ve all heard about the importance of having life insurance, but is it really necessary? Often, the answer is “yes,” but it depends on your specific situation. In general, you should consider life insurance protection if any of the following applies to you: • You are married and your spouse depends on your income • You have …

Education

Should I use my 401(k) to fund my child’s college education?

Should I use my 401(k) to fund my child’s college education?

By Navneet Pahal You can, but it isn’t your best option. Your 401(k) plan should be dedicated primarily to your retirement. There are two primary drawbacks to using your 401(k) for college funding. First, if you withdraw funds from your 401(k) before you are 59½, you will owe a 10% premature distribution penalty on the withdrawal. This penalty is in …

Travel

Journey to India

Journey to India

By Carolyn Bankston and Teresa Berstein In late 2018, my dearest friend Teresa invited me to join her on a trip to India. She was arranging an Indian wedding in the US, which is her specialty, when she was invited to join the couple on an engagement photo-shoot at the Taj Mahal. We were coming up on the silver anniversary …

India News

Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?

Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?

Raj Shah Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh My Short answer is “Absolutely not.” Now let me backup my statement. Some of you may or may not know Savarkar. He was the founder president of Hindu Mahasabha He and was also one of the nine men accused of killing Gandhi ji. But on a technicality, he was set free. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s …

Relationship

Words to Live By…

As an editor of Desh-Videsh and a community organizer, I meet a lot of people at parties or at community events, especially those from my generation. After a few meetings, they open up and talk about their family and problems. Obviously I can not advise them either way because that is not my expertise. But I am a very good …

Book Review

Book Review - The Battle for Rama Case of the Temple at Ayodhya-ftr

Book Review – The Battle for Rama: Case of the Temple at Ayodhya By Meenakshi Jain

For over a decade, a handful of Left historians have strenuously endeavoured to stymie the Ramjanmabhumi movement. From questioning the antiquity of Rama worship and the identity of ancient Ayodhya, they have also challenged the widely held belief Babri Masjid was built on the site of the Janmabhumi temple. Scholars have, however, traced the antiquity of the Rama Katha as …

Bollywood

Upcoming Bollywood Movies in 2020

Upcoming Bollywood Movies in 2020

bachchan pandey akshay kumar kriti sanon bhuj: the pride of india sonakshi sinha ajay devgn sanjay dutt rana daggubati farhad samji abhishek dudhaiya rumi jaffery chehre amitabh bachchan rhea chakraborty dhritiman chatterjee emraan hashmi chhalaang hansal mehta rajkummar rao nushrat bharucha mohammed zeeshan ayyub gulabo sitabo shoojit sircar ayushmann khurrana nalneesh neel mayank kumar mishra gunjan saxena: the kargil girl …

Community News

Community News

Community News January 2020

Florida Jacksonvile India Day 2020 When: 01/26/2020, 3:00 PM Where: Bolles Middle School 2264 Bartram Rd, Jacksonville,32202 Contact: 904-770-5127 Host: Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville Tampa Kite Festival When: 01/12/2020, 11 AM Where: Florida State Fairgorunds 4800 Us Hwy 301, Tampa,33610 Contact: Keval Brahmbhatt 813-494-2700 Host: Gujarati Samaj Of Tampa Bay Orlando Uttrayan 2020 When: 01/12/2020, 1:00 AM Where: Turkey …

Editorial

raj shah

Editorial January 2020

Let me start this column by wishing everybody a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. I cannot believe it is already 2020! This issue features three financial planning articles from different experts in the industry. They range from college planning for your kids to insuring your life and your valuables. We welcome your feedback because we are planning to make …

India News

Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?
Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?
Raj Shah Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh My Short answer is “Absolutely not.” Now let me backup my statement. Some of you may or may not know Savarkar. He was the founder president of Hindu Mahasabha He and was also one...

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Bollywood

Upcoming Bollywood Movies in 2020
Upcoming Bollywood Movies in 2020
bachchan pandey akshay kumar kriti sanon bhuj: the pride of india sonakshi sinha ajay devgn sanjay dutt rana daggubati farhad samji abhishek dudhaiya rumi jaffery chehre amitabh bachchan rhea chakraborty dhritiman chatterjee emraan hashmi chhalaang hansal mehta rajkummar rao...

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NRI News

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...

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

New Year, SMART You!
New Year, SMART You!
By Chahna Tailor Happy New Year and Happy New Decade!! How is the year starting off for you? Have you created any goals that you would like to achieve? If you reflect on the past resolutions, how many have...
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,...

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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