Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

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Eid Ul Fitr celebrated across India

Eid Ul Fitr, which marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan, was celebrated across the country on 7 July. The festival was , however celebrated in Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims world over who abstain from food and water during …

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PM Modi And SA PRes

PM calls for greater engagement between India & South Africa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a greater engagement between India and South Africa even as he commended African nations support at the crucial NSG meet. After the delegation level talks, Prime Minister Modi was categorical that the trade ties must be expanded further to realize true potential between the two BRICs nations. Important MoUs, including in tourism and …

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Volcanic Eruptions

Volcanic eruptions in India linked to dinosaur extinction

Combined impacts of volcanic eruptions in India and the impact of an asteroid in Mexico brought about one of Earth’s biggest mass extinctions of dinosaurs 66 million years ago, a new study has confirmed. Andrea Dutton from University of Florida and colleagues from University of Michigan in the US utilised a new technique of analysis to reconstruct Antarctic ocean temperatures …

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Community News

Community News July 2016

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DESH VIDESH VOL2307 COVER

Editorial July 2016

Dear Readers, It seems like I say this every issue, but really this is one of my favorites of the year. Education is undoubtedly an important part of our community, and without it, we would not be as successful and entrepreneurial as we are. In this issue, we take a look at this year’s National Scripps Spelling Bee winners! Once …

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Bollywood Today

Bolly News

Day 2 Udta Punjab box office collections reach 213 million Directed by Abhishek Chaubey Udta Punjab released mid June amidst controversies, debates and even news of leaked online prints. Overcoming all, the film managed to make an impact on audiences. The film collected about 105 million on opening day and with a growth of 11.94% on the second day, its …

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Blending Passion with a Cause

Blending Passion with a Cause By Aarohi Talati

I am filled with a fiery passion for my culture. I love every aspect about it. One thing in particular that I adore about my roots is the form of art called mehndi in India, but henna in America. This is an all-natural herbal dye that when put on skin, needs only but a little time to dry and scrape …

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Miami-Dade County Spelling Bee Champ!

Miami-Dade County Spelling Bee Champ!

Congratulations to the winner of the Miami-Dade County Spelling Bee, Vasundara Govindarajan! Born and raised in Miami, Florida, sixth-grader ( Archimedean School in Miami) Vasundara won the Miami-Dade spelling competition, sponsored by the The Miami Herald, and earned a spot to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which were held in May in Washington, D.C. Following in her older …

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Educational Resources for Children and Families

Educational Resources for Children and Families

Sanjay’s Super Team A Pixar Short Film by Sanjay Patel In “Sanjay’s Super Team” accomplished artist Sanjay Patel uses his own experience to tell the story of a young, first-generation Indian-American boy whose love for western pop culture comes into conflict with his father’s traditions. Sanjay is absorbed in the world of cartoons and comics, while his father tries to …

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5 Ways Men Can Get Over Fear of Rejection

5 Ways Men Can Get Over Fear of Rejection

Author by Jasbina Ahluwalia Send your relationship questions to info@deshvidesh.com by Jasbina Ahluwalia, Intersections Match No one likes feeling rejected by another person, it creates feelings of anxiety and sadness within all of us. For men, rejection can be even worse, affecting how they feel about themselves as men and even questioning their self-confidence. Therefore, many times men refuse to …

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