Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2015’

Desh Videsh 2202 - US-India Strengthen Relations 2015

Editorial February 2015

Dear Readers, Many of you know that I am a big fan of Prime Minister Modi and his plans for the future of India. When Prime Minister Modi visited the United States back in September, I was thrilled to get the chance to see him address crowds of fans. That visit no doubt laid the groundwork for President Obama’s recent …

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Desi TV Duniya

  Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke approaches finale Zee TV’s popular show featuring Ankita Gera, Roopal Tyagi, Mahima Makwana and Piyush Sahdev ended the last week of January. The show has entertained audiences for more than two years and concluded with a grand finale, as is revealed by sources close associated to the makers. The stars of the show were informed …

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Community Spotlight

Community Spotlight: Dr. Iqbal Nazir, Homeopathic Consultant and Therapist

This month, Desh-Videsh talked with one of our own, Dr. Iqbal Nazir, a practicing homeopath. Learn more about his background and passion for his work. Please tell us a bit about your background. I was born in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, and received my primary education from Baqar High School in Rampur. I earned a Bachelor’s in Physiology and Master’s in …

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Ask the Expert

Author by Dr. Shilpa P. Saxena What exactly is integrative medicine? How do I know if it is the right approach for me? The Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine defines it as “the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and …

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Global Weight Loss Program Addresses Global Obesity

Global Weight Loss Program Addresses Global Obesity

As a doctor, my mission is to ensure all my patients have the healthiest life possible, and we both know that means you need to lose some weight. More and more of my patients are coming in and telling me about the latest fad diets. As I weigh them, I see they are gaining weight instead of losing pounds of …

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When Getting Healthy, Start Small

When Getting Healthy, Start Small

Author by Amanda Williams Craving Thirty and The Self Love Project Beginnings are the worst. At least when it comes to starting healthy habits. If you have ever kicked an old habit to replace it with a new one, you know what I am talking about. Most of America survives on food laden with refined sugars, salt and fat. We …

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Sciences of the Ancient Hindus: Unlocking Nature in the Pursuit of Salvation By Alok Kumar

Sciences of the Ancient Hindus: Unlocking Nature in the Pursuit of Salvation By Alok Kumar

Author by Dr. Alok Kumar Book Review By : Dr. Ronald A. Brown, Emeritus Professor of Physics, SUNY-Oswego Alok Kumar, in his book, Sciences of the Ancient Hindus: Unlocking Nature in the Pursuit of Salvation, has provided a powerful and comprehensive insight into the extraordinary intellectual contributions of the ancient Hindus, the full story of which had hitherto remained largely …

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Why Health and Fitness Month Should Include Your Mouth

Why Health and Fitness Month Should Include Your Mouth

Author by Dr. Arun K. Garg Why Health and Fitness Month Should Include Your Mouth: Tips and Tricks to Live up to Your New Year’s Resolution By Arun K. Garg, DMD One month down, 11 to go. At several weeks old, 2015 has barely been run through its paces and the next Times Square ball drop feels like an eternity …

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2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Awards

2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Awards

Those who leave the comforts of home to conquer new challenges across the globe have a true adventurous spirit. To honor the exceptional and meritorious contributions of Indians living overseas as well as recognize their role in India’s growth, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs constituted the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Sammaan Awards. During the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrated on …

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President Obama Visits India US-India Strengthen Relations

President Obama Visits India US-India Strengthen Relations

Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his current leadership role in India, the country has become very visible one the world stage, and she has become a global player. When Prime Minister Modi invited US President Obama to be a chief guest at India’s Republic Day parade, the US President went out of his way, rearranged his state of …

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