April 2023

Desh-Videsh April 2023


The Real Story Behind the Film RRR By Raj Shah

The movie RRR has been making waves in the film industry with its gripping story of rebellion and freedom. But what many people may not know is that the movie was inspired by a real-life revolt that occurred in Andhra Pradesh. The Rampa Revolt of 1922–1924 was an important event in the state’s history and is now finally getting the …

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Raj Shah, Managing Editor of Desh-Videsh Media Group

Editorial April 2023

Dear Readers, The Rise of India, Indians and Indian-Americans India is an ancient country, full of history and legends, with a thriving and diverse culture. In recent years, India and its people, and specifically Indian-Americans, have become increasingly influential in the world, not only in terms of economic and political power but also in terms of cultural influence. Indian-Americans have …


Why Not Hindu India?

What if an Indian had written this… Would anyone believe it? By Maria Wirth Though I have lived in India for a long time, there are still issues here that I find hard to understand. For example, why do so many educated Indians become agitated when India is referred to as a Hindu country? The majority of Indians are Hindus. India …


Ayurveda and the Seasons By Chahna Tailor Gupta

Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine from India, recognizes that different seasons of the year can have a significant impact on our health and well-being. According to Ayurveda, there are three doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha) that govern our physical and mental characteristics, and these doshas can become imbalanced during certain times of the year. In this article, we will …

Parent Coaching

How Parenting Styles Create Mindsets By Dr. Namitha Raju

Several schools are introducing kids to the concept of a fixed mindset versus a growth mindset as part of their social-emotional learning program. It’s a great awareness tool, thanks to studies by Stanford University researcher Dr. Carol Dweck. Dr. Dweck’s research discovered the two main ways people think about their ability to do things: the fixed mindset and the growth …

NRI News

US nominates Indian-origin Ajay Banga to lead World Bank

US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-origin corporate leader Ajay Banga, vice chairman of General Atlantic and former president and CEO of MasterCard, to be the World Bank’s next president. The nomination comes at a critical juncture in the Bank’s ambitious internal reform. Banga has more than 30 years of   business expertise and has held a number of positions at …

Incredible Indians

Didi Krishna Kumari

Some people are born to inspire by being a source of motivation and a catalyst for social change. One among them is Krishna Kumari. Born on May 9, 1961, Didi, as she is lovingly called, began her spiritual journey at the tender age of three under the aegis of two of the most prominent Saints of India, Sadhu T. L. …

Bollywood News

Rani Mukerji Shines Brightly as Mrs Chatterjee

She has returned after five years, and she did it with a bang. The outstanding portrayal of Bengali housewife Debika Chatterjee by Rani Mukerji shows how she waged a protracted legal struggle to regain custody of her children from the Norwegian Child Welfare Services. Ashima Chibber’s film is based on the actual experiences of an Indian couple living in Norway. …


Not selected in the H-1B lottery? What happens next?

Getting selected in the H-1B lottery is exactly like getting drawn into the easiest group in the FIFA World Cup.  It all comes down to simple luck of the draw.   Since the FIFA World Cup has 8 groups (A – H), your country’s odds of getting placed in the easiest group is 1 of 8 (or 12.5%).  We don’t …

Community News

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Community News April 2023

Florida Jacksonville Holi Ka Mela When : 04/02/2023, 11:00 AM Where :Sri Shirdi Sai Society of North East Florida 5180 Greenland Road, Jacksonville,32258 Contact: 904-770-5127 Host: Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville Orlando 4th Indian Open Tennis Tournament When: 04/09/2023, 8:00 AM Where : Usta National Campus – Lake Nona 10000 Usta Blvd, Orlando,32827 Contact:407-278-6688 Email:iabausaoffice@gmail.com Host:Indian American Business Association & Chamber …