Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2019’

  • Rajiv Chaudhuri Featured Image

    Fundraiser for Tithi Bose by Asheesh Mandapuram : Rajiv Chaudhuri’s family

    Dear friends, It is with great sorrow and a heavy heart I bring you the very sad news about the sudden demise of our dear friend Rajeev Chaudhuri on Feb 8th, 2019. He is survived by his wife Tithi Bose, daughter Mahika and mother Santa …

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  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Serves Akshaya Patra’s 3 Billionth Meal

    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Serves Akshaya Patra’s 3 Billionth Meal

      Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi commemorated The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s serving of cumulative 3 Billion meals at an event held at the organization’s campus in Vrindavan, Mathura, on 11th February, 2019. The Prime Minister was joined by the Honorable Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram …

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  • Aasto Ma Sadgamay E1560513953242

    Hindu Cremation in South Florida

    On behalf of the Hindu community, Desh-Videsh and a few local community leaders approached Funeral/Cremation Vendors in Broward and Dade County and negotiated a fixed price for cremation and last Hindu rites. Here are proposals from different Funeral/Cremation Sites in Broward and Dade County. They …

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  • Let us help Liyna Anwar!

    Let us help Liyna Anwar!

    Liyna Anwar, South Asian is senior producer for the LA Times and for many years was a producer at Story Corp in NYC.   Unfortunately, she was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia.   She is in need of bone marrow and hasn’t …

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  • Kamala Harris E1549733317623

    Senator  Kamala Harris had the best month to start the 2020 Presidential campaign

    Senator  Kamala Harris had the best month to start the 2020 Presidential campaign.   An American attorney, a politician, a member of the Democratic Party, and a Senator from California, if you thought Kamala Harris had already achieved much, you were wrong. On January 21, …

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  • Get to Know: Niraj Antani, Ohio State Representative

    State Rep. Niraj Antani to Run for State Senate seat in 2020

    Niraj Antani, who is currently serving his third term in Ohio House of Representative, has announced that he’s running for state Senate. He will be replacing Republican Senator Peggy Lehner, who currently represents Ohio’s 6th Senate District.   Announcing the news on his social media, …

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    2019 Padma Awards: Six Awardees from the United States Win India’s Highest Civilian Honor

    The Padma Awards are India’s highest civilian honors and are announced every year on the eve of Republic Day. Conferred on recommendations made by a committee constituted by the Prime Minister of India, these awards are given in three categories – Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, …

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  • Mount Soma: A Vedic Community for Ancient Spiritual Wisdom in Modern Life

    Mount Soma: A Vedic Community for Ancient Spiritual Wisdom in Modern Life

    Mount Soma is a Vastu Vedic community in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Developed by visionary Dr. Michael Mamas in 2011, the 448-acre Vedic community was established with the vision to help humanity evolve by integrating ancient spiritual wisdom with modern life. The mission of …

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  • David Frawley More Hindu than Hindus By Raj Shah

    David Frawley More Hindu than Hindus By Raj Shah

    This issue of Desh-Videsh is a special edition covering Indians living in America. I would like to take this opportunity to discuss an individual who was not born in India, nor was born as a Hindu, but he is more Indian than many Indians I …

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  • Pravasi-Bharatiya-Samman-Awardees

    2019 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awardees

    On January 9, 1915, Mahatma Gandhi returned from South Africa to India. To commemorate his return, the former Prime Minister, late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, choose the same day to celebrate the first Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in 2003. These awards mark contributions of the overseas …

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