Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2018’


Celebrating 25 years of Community Involvement

2018 marks 25 years that Desh-Videsh has been in print – what an exciting and fun-loving journey! Some of you have witnessed Desh-Videsh grow from a 24-page black and white magazine to a 148-page full color magazine with a glossy cover. Desh-Videsh began with a simple idea. Aruna and I believed in a professional, inclusive magazine for Indians, Pakistanis, and …

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Community News

Community News

Florida Daytona Beach Osho Meditation Retreat When: 02/2/2018 Where: Ocean Breeze Club Hotel 640 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach,32118 Contact: 917-832-4799 Host: Osho Meditations Florida Orlando Thai Poosam Celebrations When: 02/3/2018, 9:00 AM Where: Hindu Temple Orlando 1994 Lake Drive, Casselberry,32707 Contact: Babu Balasundaram 407-334-8006 Host: Hindu Society of Central Florida India Day 2018 When: 02/3/2018, 4:00 PM Where: Amway …

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Maintaining Hindu Culture in Our Youth

There is a problem that the Hindu Community in North America is facing: engaging the generations of Hindus that have been born and raised in Canada and the United States.  In North America, he predominant culture is not “Indian” nor is it Hindu, and the attentions of today’s youths are being pulled in many different directions. In many ways, Hinduism …

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Neha Kakkar and Atif Aslam Live in South Florida

From contesting in Indian Idol Season 2 to being a judge on the television reality show The Voice India Kids, Neha Kakkar has come a long way. Meanwhile, musician Atif Aslam from Pakistan with his soulful singing has captured the hearts of all beyond borders. Neha Kakkar Neha Kakkar, 29, born to Punjabi parents in the Himalayan city of Rishikesh, …

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Nri News

NRI News

Three Indian-American Professors Named Fellows of AAAI Indian-Americans Amit Sheth, Gaurav Sukhatme, and Dinesh Manocha are among the eight honorees chosen by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence as its 2018 Fellows. The AAAI recognizes a group of individuals annually for significant and sustained contribution in the field of artificial intelligence through its Fellows program. These Fellows are …

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IRS Scammers

IRS SCAMMERS By Nirali Chokshi, CPA *Ring Ring* You: Hello? Pretend IRS: Yes, this is the IRS. You have $5,000 due for your 2014 taxes. Either pay by end of business day or I’ll have the cops arrest you. You: Get lost. That is what I hope your response would be if you ever get one of these calls. Internal …

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Must-Read Books

Must Read Books

A State of Freedom By Neel Mukherjee In this stunning novel, prize-winning author Neel Mukherjee wrests open the central, defining events of our century: displacement and migration. Five characters, in very different circumstances―from a domestic cook in Mumbai, to a vagrant and his dancing bear, to a girl who escapes terror in her home village for a new life in …

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Desi TV

Bigg Boss 11 Contestant Arshi Khan Reportedly Cast Opposite Prabhas Bigg Boss 11 contestant Arshi Khan has reportedly signed a film opposite Prabhas. And this is said to be all thanks to none other than Salman Khan. “#ArshiKhan signed on for a big film project also starring Prabhas. Thank you @BeingSalmanKhan @ColorsTV @EndemolShineIND @BiggBoss.Special thanks to #NevadaPutman,” wrote Arshi on …

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2502 Cover Page


Dear Readers, Can you believe Desh Videsh Media Group has been involved in the community for 25 years! What an exciting journey it has been. As I said before, this is just the beginning. At the 2017 Desh-Videsh Media Group Community Award Gala Banquet, I took a moment to thank all of our supporters. Once again, on behalf of Aruna, …

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Bollywood Today

63rd Filmfare Award 2018: Ranveer Singh is the Ultimate Bollywood Fanboy Ranveer Singh, who is well known for his crazy sartorial choices, sported an outfit at the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards that only he can pull off! The actor paid tribute to the actors and films he loved when growing up. The suit featured posters of iconic 1980s and 1990s …

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