April 2020

Desh Videsh April 2020

Cover Story

Top 10 Indian Poets

Honoring India’s First Poets

From Vedic Sanskrit poems in the ancient Vedas crafted over 10,000 years ago to Hindi and English verses by Indian poets in modern times, poetry has found a special spot in the literary world. India has been the birthplace of some of the most versatile and talented poets and writers. Be it ancient poet Ved Vyas, Nobel prize winner Rabindranath …


Honoring India’s First Poets

April 2020 e-Magazine

Past e-magazine

Financial Planning

The New Global Economy after Coronavirus by Bharat Jhunjhunwala

There are three uncertainties regarding the long term economic impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). One, whether a vaccine is invented to prevent the spread of the virus or not. Two, whether this virus will get eliminated during the summer months or it will reappear in the next winters. Three, whether the common man will develop immunity against the virus or …

India News

Trump's Historic Visit to India

Trump’s Historic Visit to India

President Trump’s historic visit to India on February 24, 2020, was an important step towards the partnership between the world’s largest and oldest democracies of the world. President Trump was the sixth United States President to travel to India, and he was the first to visit Ahmedabad, Gujarat. At the rally Namaste Trump, Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined President Trump …

Get to Know

Get to Know: Surabhi Adesh, Musician

Get to Know: Surabhi Adesh, Musician

Born in India, Surabhi Adesh moved to Trinidad in the mid-1960s during her formative years. She grew up in Trinidad surrounded by music, art, literature, and culture. Given her parents were highly skilled educators in literature, languages, music, and philosophy, Adesh was surrounded by many aspects of the Indian culture. She learned early on to not only love her culture, …


Day of Service at South Florida Hindu Temple

Day of Service at South Florida Hindu Temple

On February 23, 2020, I was lucky enough to be a volunteer during the annual Day of Service at South Florida Hindu Temple. The day is dedicated to Hindus coming together to perform Seva, selfless service. It is about helping our community because most of us are very fortunate and blessed to have food and basic necessities. To me, the …

Poetry Corner

Poetry Corner

In honor of April being National Poetry Month, we are excited to share a few poems written by Megha Sood and Aarohi Talati Poems by Aarohi Talati Dance of Letters and Music of Words The elegant script of calligraphy on yellowed paper, marred only by the spots of tears that had once been. The curves in every letter, distorted through …


Home Activities During Coronavirus

You may find yourself having to practice social distancing this month and that may be a bit difficult since we are not used to being at home for so long. So, what can we do? It can actually be more fun than you think! There are a number of activities that you can do with the people you are quarantined …


s Coronavirus threat delays Sooryavanshi and 83

Coronavirus threat delays Sooryavanshi and 83

With the outbreak of coronavirus and more than 52 confirmed cases in India, Reliance Entertainment has chosen to delay the release of two of its biggest films for this year. Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi starring Akshay Kumar as the titular ATS officer is rumored to have been pushed to release on April 10, 2020. Meanwhile, the Ranveer Singh film 83, directed …

Desi TV

Uttaran star Rashami Desai joins Naagin 4 cast

Uttaran star Rashami Desai joins Naagin 4 cast

Rashami Desai is featured in the latest promo for Naagin 4 and is slated to play the role Shalaka. The actress of Uttaran fame was last seen on Bigg Boss 13. Though Desai didn’t win the celebrity reality show, she won hearts and admiration with her composed and calm dignity in an otherwise highly emotional show. A shot of Desai …


Raj Shah Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

Editorial April 2020

Dear Readers, This month’s issue of Desh-Videsh covers so many things, I don’t even know where to start. But let me make an attempt. Coronavirus (COVID-19), as President Trump calls it the invisible enemy, has brought unprecedentedly tough times all over the world. It has disrupted our family life, social life and more importantly, business life. Seniors, and particularly people …