Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2015’

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Make the divine your Valentine. Just be… and know that you are loved. That is Beloved” Sri Sri says that “In this world, though we are taught many a branches of knowledge like reading, writing, mathematics, science, music, arts at all, yet we have not been able to grasp the very essential Art of Living… India has, over the ages, …

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INDRA K. NOOYI

NRI ACHIEVERS – MAKING INDIA PROUD ABROAD

We see that the number of millionaires of Indian origin in Europe, USA, Canada, South Africa and East Asian countries held together far exceeds the number of millionaires in India. There is a popular saying that “Indians are best when they are out of India”. Who or what gave rise to this line is not known, but there can hardly …

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Syed S Jafri

Syed S Jafri

Syed Jafri grew up in Lahore, Pakistan and completed his Master’s Degree in economics at Punjab University. When he moved to the US, he continued to study accounting and worked as Chief Financial Officers of several companies over the years. Syed is married to Nighat Jafri, and they are blessed with a daughter, Henna, who is currently working on her …

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Shahid Barry

Shahid Barry

Shahid Barry was born in Pakistan and earned his Bachelors of Commerce degree in 1974 from St. Patrick’s College in Karachi, Pakistan. He worked for his father’s garment business in Karachi. In 1979, he came to the United States to explore garment export business; however, the garment business was not Mr. Barry’s true calling. He began his career by working …

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Dr. Ramanuja Iyengar

Dr. Ramanuja Iyengar

Dr. Ramanuja Iyengar was born in Karnataka and graduated from Mysore Medical College. He came to the US in 1966 to pursue post-graduation education and training in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. After completing a cardiology fellowship at the University of Miami, he taught at their same medical school for before taking a position as Chief of Cardiology at St. Francis …

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Neil Persad

Neil Persad

Pandit Neil Dev Persad, born in the beautiful Caribbean Island of Trinidad migrated to Toronto Canada to pursue his educational aspirations in the field of Computer Science. He then migrated to Sunrise, Florida, USA in 1988 where he has built a reputation for being one of the pioneers for Indian Culture and Religion. Pandit Neil is happily married with children …

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Shekar Reddy

Shekar Reddy

Shekar Reddy was born in India and has been living in Florida for the past 30 years. He is a successful business owner with 28 years of retail experience and actively supports the local communities in which he does business. Mr. Reddy is co-founder of the Gummakonda Reddy Foundation, a non-profit charity organization whose main purpose is to provide assistance …

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Bharti Chokshi

Bharti Chokshi

Bharti Choksi has maintained a close relationship with Indian classical music since her childhood. At the age of 12, she began sitar classes with Shri Ramchandra Khare in Ahmedabad. Her second guru, Smt Manju Mehta of Saptak, inspired Bharti to continue her practice, eventually leading her to teach sitar for 38 years. After moving to the US, her husband, Dr. …

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Raj Shah and Rina Shah

Welcome

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the first ever Desh Videsh Media Group Community Leader Awards. Desh-Videsh began with a simple idea. We believed in a professional, inclusive magazine for Indians, Pakistanis, and Indo-Caribbeans that would offer insight into our culture and guidance for our youth and focus on the positives of our community. A lot has changed …

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Sharon Weds Ankit TITAL 1

Sharon Weds Ankit

Sharon and Ankit’s story is one where friends grow to fall in love and soon become soul mates. This is the kind of love anyone would be blessed to have, for in this relationship you will find the greatest support, strength, and sense of belonging. After years of being together, Ankit took Sharon to a quiet island, where a tent …

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