Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2015’

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Book review

Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Let’s Celebrate Diwali Written by Anjali Joshi and Illustrated by Tim Palin Review by Rina Shah, The Arpan Group The need for diversity in literature, particularly children’s literature, is evident in bookstores and libraries around the country. Non-white protagonists are pointedly absent from books read by school-aged children, which is a stark contrast …

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Desi TV Duniya

Gautam Rode To Play Role in Suryaputra Karn Parichay actor Gautam Rode will play the title role in the forthcoming mythological series Suryaputra Karn. Currently, actor Basant Bhatt is playing the role of teenaged “Karn,” but as the story progresses Gautam Rode of Maha Kumbh and Saraswatichandra fame will play the title role in the Sony Entertainment Television show. Recently, …

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Bollywood Today

Puli Released Alongside Singh Is Bling Tamil fantasy adventure Puli will be released alongside Akshay Kumar’s Singh is Bling. Singh Is Bling will hit big screens on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, which also clashed with the release of Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt’s film Shandaar. However, Shaandar is now moved to a different slot. Now, Puli is also slated …

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2015 Amit Talati Award

The South Florida Community and South Florida Hindu Temple (SFHT) lost a great friend and teacher three years ago. Amit Talati’s untimely passing at the age of 43 left the entire community in shock and utter disbelief. Over the past five years, Amit Talati was a sevak (teacher) in South Florida Hindu Temple’s Education program touching the lives of so …

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2015 Orlando MyShadi Bridal Expo

Half an hour before doors were set to open, excited brides, moms, and (even some dads!) were lined up in front of the ballroom entrance at the Hilton Orlando. The 2015 Orlando MyShadi Bridal Expo, which showcased the latest in South Asian wedding and event trends, kicked off to a great start as couples and their families filled the ballroom, …

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Natural Remedies for a Healthy Heart By: Saira Gillani, ND

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Did you know that more than 41 million women in America have heart disease? And the most interesting thing is that more women than men will die from it. In fact, it’s the leading cause of death in women today. But by following these 10 healthy steps, you can avoid a heart attack by 92%. …

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Editorial October 2015

October 2015 Dear Readers, At one time, professional Indians leaving India to seek opportunities in other countries were considered to be a “Brain Drain” for India. On September 27, 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a crowd of over 30,000, which included Indians and Indian Americans, in San Jose, California. He said that “no one ever thought that brain drain …

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