Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2016’

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    Editorial September 2016

    Dear Cricket Fans, Cricket is a religion for most of Indians, Pakistanis and Indo- Caribbeans. For some of us who have grown up with the sport back home in our daily life, watching Captain Nari Contractor, Captain Sunil Gavaskar, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar or another …

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    Team West Indies: Player Profiles

    Lendl Simmons     Born in January 25, 1985 in the Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Lendl Simmonsis an all-rounder, a right handed batsman, a right arm medium pace bowler, and also a part-time wicket keeper. Lendl Simmons, a consistent opener for Trinidad and …

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  • Team India: Player Profiles

    Team India: Player Profiles

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane K. L. Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Amit Mishra, Stuart Binny Mahendra Singh Dhoni He is arguably India’s most successful captain having won almost everything …

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  • Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

    Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

    Anurag Thakur, a man who adorns many hats and lives up to each of his responsibilities with utmost sincerity and honesty is the mastermind behind bringing T20 Matches to the United States. Born on October 24, 1974, Anurag Singh Thakur is a member of Lok …

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  • Dennis Hardial: South Florida Cricket Venue Manager

    Dennis Hardial: South Florida Cricket Venue Manager

    On behalf of the Indian and Indo Caribbean community in Florida, Desh Videsh Media Group would like to thank Mr. Hardial for all his efforts to bring cricket and Indo Caribbean culture to South Florida. Accountant by profession, Trinidadian culture promoter, cricket enthusiast, and a …

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  • Cricket


    In any American city, ask someone on the street what they think of cricket, and you will likely get a quizzical look. Cricket, the insect or Cricket, the cellular carrier, they might ask. In Florida, California, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania a cricket fan can …

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    By Kamal Abdool and Tony Deyal Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two …

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    U.S. Postal Service Honors Festival of Diwali with a Forever Stamp

    The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the joyous Hindu festival of Diwali with a Forever stamp. The Wednesday, Oct 5, first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony will take place at the Consulate General of India, New York. The stamp design is a photograph featuring a traditional diya oil …

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    Urjit Patel named next RBI Governor

    RBI’s Deputy Governor Urjit Patel was appointed as the next Governor of the central bank after Raghuram Rajan demits office on September 4. He was first appointed as Deputy Governor for three years in January 2013 and was given an extension this January. Eminent economist, …

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    Sakshi Malik wins India’s first bronze at Rio Olympics 2016

    India’s Sakshi Malik has won a bronze medal in the wrestling 58kg category after beating Aisuluu Tynybekova 8-5 in the bronze medal bout. In a thrilling contest, Sakshi fought back from 0-5 down to seal the bout 8-5 in her favour. Sakshi is only fourth …

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