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Desh-Videsh May 2021

COVER STORY

Understanding Mental Health in Our Community

Understanding Mental Health in Our Community

Did you know that ONE in every FIVE Indians may suffer from depression? The World Economic Forum reported a study conducted in 2015 by the World Health Organization that found one in every five Indians likely struggles with depression throughout the course of their life. That is 20% of the population, out of which only 10-12% seek out support. Given …

Digital Magazine

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Incredible Indian

Faced with today’s crisis, what would Gandhi do?

Faced with today’s crisis, what would Gandhi do?

The current global crisis is multilayered. The COVID-19 pandemic, economic recession, and global warming are compounded by the void of political and moral leadership. Faced with the present crisis, what would Gandhi do? His solutions would have some common features. First, he would not merely preach, he would act and practice himself. That is why he could make that audacious …

Editorial

Raj Shah Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

Editorial May 2021

Dear Readers, I hope all of you are as excited as I am with the wide variety of articles featured in each issue of Desh-Videsh and the May issue is even more interesting.  First, let me wish all our Muslim friends and readers a Happy Ramadan. Over the years, I have been reading and hearing from my college roommate Iqbal …

RELIGION

Why is Ramadan called Ramadan?

Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Muslim month of fasting. Why is Ramadan called Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and lasts either 29 or 30 days, depending on when the new …

Health

Copper Immunity By Chahna Tailor

  In a few of my previous articles, I have mentioned that copper is highly beneficial. I’ve suggested using a copper tongue scraper and drinking from a copper cup. But why? Acharya Charaka, author of Charaka Samhita, wrote about many metals that are beneficial to the body. There are two ways to get these metals into your body: by utilizing …

Education

Why Stories Matter for Children’s Learning

By Peggy Albers Ever wondered why boys and girls choose particular toys, particular colors and particular stories? Why is it that girls want to dress in pink and to be princesses, or boys want to be Darth Vader, warriors and space adventurers? Stories told to children can make a difference. Scholars have found that stories have a strong influence on …

Incredible Indians

Young Indian Americans Rising to the Top

There is no doubt that Indian Americans  represent a segment of the United States population who make mammoth contributions across a variety of fields, whether in business, politics, entertainment, and many others. In a recent conversation with NASA scientists after the historic landing of the rover Perseverance on Mars, even the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden …

Financial Planning

Where to Start When Creating an Estate Plan

The COVID-19 pandemic has made Americans even more aware of the importance of planning for the unexpected. While no one knows exactly what’s in store for the future, one thing you can do for your loved ones is create an estate plan that expresses your wishes in the event of incapacity or death. If you’re like a lot of people, …

Book Review

Must Read Books

Must Read Book May 2021

India – Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture By Becky Stephen India’s huge population of 1.2 billion is as varied and colorful as the spice markets of Old Delhi. Each region, caste, and community has its own culture, reflecting unique histories shaped by conquest, creativity, and religion. Steeped in ancient traditions, exceptionally fatalistic, and intensely passionate about …

Bollywood News

Amitabh Bachchan Praises Anvita Dutt Guptan Film Qala

The living legend superstar Amitabh Bachchan highly praised the upcoming Netflix original film Qala directed by Anvita Dutt Guptan. The film also marks the debut of Babil Khan, the late actor Irrfan’s son. Big B was extremely impressed by the glimpse of the making of Qala and expressed his pleasure and best wishes to the director. On his Twitter handle, …

Bollywood TV

Parth Samthaan’s Bollywood Debut Opposite Alia Bhatt

Famous television star Parth Samthaan will have his Bollywood debut opposite none other than Alia Bhatt. In an interview, the actor confirmed the news and said that filming will start later this year. He said the film is in pre-production stages and he is keeping his fingers crossed. Parth is extremely excited about his Bollywood debut. However, he mentioned carefully …

Community News

Community News February 2021

Community News May 2021

Importance of Meditation for a Family When: 05/03/2021, 8:00 PM (EST) Contact: 630-955-1200 Email: contact@sos.org Host: Science of Spirituality Abhijeet Banerjee in conversation with Nandana Dev Sen When: 05/08/2021, 8:00 PM Contact: 212-609-5078 Email: admin@IAAC.us Host: Indo-American Arts Council Webinar on Global Trends in Digital Infrastructure When: 05/06/2021, 1:00 PM Email: ani@usaindiabusinesssummit.com Host: USA India Business Summit Love – Devotion …

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Bollywood

Kartik Aaryan out of Dostana 2
Kartik Aaryan out of Dostana 2
Kartik Aaryan is no longer a part of the film Dostana 2 produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and directed by Collin D’Cunha. On Friday 16 April 2021, Dharma Production stated on social media that they are going to...
Prachi Desai Unplugged on Casting Couch
Prachi Desai Unplugged on Casting Couch
Prachi Desai, the cute and sober Bollywood actress, recently revealed some unpleasant truth about the casting couch. In an exclusive interview, she said that she was asked for sexual favours for casting in a big film. Prachi however refused...
Sanjay Leela Bhansali Refused to direct Draupadi
Sanjay Leela Bhansali Refused to direct Draupadi
Sanjay Leela Bhansali has refused to direct Deepika Padukone’s film! Sounds very unlikely however it is true. The Padmaavat director declined to direct Deepika Padukone’s dream project as producer and lead actor ‘Draupadi’. It is a novel interpretation of...

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NRI News

The Truths We Hold: An American Journey
The Truths We Hold: An American Journey
The daughter of immigrants and civil rights activists, Vice President Kamala Harris was raised in a California community that cared deeply about social justice. As she rose to prominence as a political leader, her experiences would become her guiding...
Petals of Padma: Acknowledging Excellence
Petals of Padma: Acknowledging Excellence
Petals of Padma: Acknowledging Excellence “Be the servant while leading. Be unselfish. Have infinite patience, and success is yours.” ― Swami Vivekananda Padma, the Sanskrit name for lotus, carries great significance in Indian culture and heritage. The Padma, or...
NRI News
NRI News
Rik Mehta, the first Indian-American to win GOP primary for Senate from New Jersey Rik Mehta, an ex-US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official, beaten his closest rival Hirsh Singh, also an Indian-American, in the Republican, also known as...

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Immigration News

Update on USCIS Visitor Policy
Update on USCIS Visitor Policy
In light of some states and municipalities relaxing mask mandates and other COVID-19 restrictions, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reminds the public that we will continue to enforce our visitor policy in all USCIS facilities. This includes a requirement that all...
Wage Based H-1B Selection Process Delayed
Wage Based H-1B Selection Process Delayed
The wage based H-1B selection process which was originally set to become effective on 3/9/21 has been delayed until December 31, 2021. According to the Department of Homeland Security: “delaying the rule to December 31, 2021, will provide USCIS...

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Religion

Why is Ramadan called Ramadan?
Why is Ramadan called Ramadan?
Editor’s note: Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Muslim month of fasting. Why is Ramadan called Ramadan? Ramadan...
Words to Live By: Women in Hindu Scriptures
Words to Live By: Women in Hindu Scriptures
“Hinduism has the strongest presence of the divine feminine among major world religions, from ancient times to the present” says Edwin Bryant, an American Indologist and professor of Religions of India at Rutgers University. The goddess is viewed as...

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Health

Ayurveda Beauty Therapies for Glowing Skin
Ayurveda Beauty Therapies for Glowing Skin
By Neeta Singh, founder of Neeta Naturals, Ayurveda coach and Beauty Therapist Are you a bride-to-be? Feeling anxious with constant butterflies in the stomach is quite normal. Though it is every girl’s dream to share a perfect wedding day...

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Sports

ITT issued for official Apparel Partner of the ICC
ITT issued for official Apparel Partner of the ICC
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) to partner with a world-class and well-established brand to be its Official Apparel Partner and to provide clothing at upcoming ICC events. The ICC is offering exclusive...

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