Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2021’

  • Prepping for the Wedding the Ayurvedic Way By Chahna Tailor Gupta

    Prepping for the Wedding the Ayurvedic Way By Chahna Tailor Gupta

    Happy March! Wedding season is upon us! For brides and grooms, this is that one day (or a week!) where the spotlight is on them. This auspicious and ceremonious time in their lives can also put pressure to feel confident on their big day. Having …

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  • Don't Give up hope on the H-1B Visa

    USCIS Modifies H-1B Selection Process to Prioritize Wages

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a final rule that will modify the H-1B cap selection process, amend current lottery procedures, and prioritize wages to protect the economic interests of U.S. workers and better ensure the most highly skilled foreign workers benefit from the temporary employment …

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    USCIS Reverts to the 2008 Version of the Naturalization Civics Test

    WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today it is reverting to the 2008 version of the naturalization civics test beginning March 1, 2021. On Dec. 1, 2020, USCIS implemented a revised naturalization civics test (2020 civics test) as part of a decennial test review …

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  • Kamala Harris Makes History as First Indian American US Vice President

    Kamala Harris Makes History as First Indian American US Vice President

    A culture that worships goddesses produces strong women. – Shyamala Gopalan The very sound of the word Kamala, another name for the goddess Laxmi, throned on a lotus flower, reminds us of nothing but India and Indian heritage. And Kamala Devi Harris particularly accentuated this …

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  • England Out of WTC FInal

    England out of contention for a place in WTC final

    England are out of the race for a place in the final of the ICC World Test Championship after losing the third Test against India in Ahmedabad. England, who are now 2-1 down in the four-match series, needed to win the four-match series 3-1 to …

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  • IMG global

    ICC announces a first for cricket with IMG global streaming partnership

    The International Cricket Council today announced that for the first time ever 541 pathway event matches across three ICC World Cups will be live-streamed globally in partnership with IMG, ensuring more cricket from more nations than ever before is accessible to fans around the world. …

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    ICC issues ITT for Accreditation Management Services

    The ICC has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for Accreditation Management Services providers for selected Women’s and Men’s tournaments from 2021 to 2023. ICC requires providers who will be able to manage accreditation requirements during ICC tournaments in various host countries. This ITT is …

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  • Community News April 2024

    Community News March 2022

    Online Matchmaking Event For Parents in the USA When: 03/05/2022, 5:00 PM EST Contact: 470-684-0830 Email: Host: BanyanWay Erasing Borders Dance Festival When: 03/10/2022, 5:25 PM Contact: 212-609-5077 Email: Host: The Indo-American Arts Council Florida Tulasi Ramayan When: 03/12/2022, 3:30 PM Where: Bolles …

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  • Raj Shah, Managing Editor of Desh-Videsh Media Group

    Editorial March 2022

    Dear readers, Last month, we celebrated Valentine’s Day—a holiday designed to commemorate love. Across America, people sent their significant others a token of their love. It might have been flowers or jewelry, chocolates, or perhaps a simple card. But some ask, why hold a celebration …

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  • Preeyal and Dishil

    Preeyal and Dishil

    Having met in an inter-university Raas dance competition, Preeyal and Dishil eventually fell in love with each other. However, Dishil had to face two hurdles before he could propose to Preeyal. First, he decided to propose to her during the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, …

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