August 2022

Desh-Videsh August 2022


India @75: Achievements and Aspirations for the Indian Centenary By Raj Shah

Once the largest economy in the world, India emerged from the rule of the “Evil Empire” in 1947 as one of the poorest countries. India, the land of the Vedas, the land of diverse cultural heritage uplifting the principle of “unity in diversities,” and the largest democratic country in the world, is celebrating 75 years of freedom this year. This …

Digital Magazine

August 2022
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Abortion: A Hindu Perspective by Dr. Mohini Shinde

Looking through the Hindu lens at abortion in the wake of the Roe versus Wade reversal From the earliest times, Hindu scriptures have clearly denounced and condemned the practice of abortion unless the life of the mother was in danger due to a complication in pregancy. Hinduism believes the fetus is a living entity, a conscious being who deserves to …


College Student

Applying Beyond The “Ivies” By Gerene Keesler

Did you know there are approximately 5, 000 colleges and universities in the United States? That leaves you, the college applicant, with an abundance of choices and opportunities. I’m willing to bet that many you’ve never heard of, but could just be your ideal fit. Often students are “sold” on a college’s “name” and what they’ve heard. The college may …

Financial Planning

College Savings Plan for Your Children

College Savings Plan for Your Children By Robert H. Scott III

Professor, Dept. of Economics, Finance & Real Estate, Monmouth University The college savings plan known as a “529” is often touted as a smart way to save for a child’s college education. But these plans involve more than just putting away money for college. Here an expert on 529s, shines light on how the plans work. What are 529 plans? …


Chahna Tailor

Ahimsa – A Motivator of Veganism? By Chahna Tailor Gupta

The ancient Vedic science of yoga is gaining more and more popularity each and every year. Even though the current practice of yoga is slowly moving towards mindfulness rather than just stretch-based fitness, many still fail to realize that yoga is so much more. Yoga and meditation are designed for self-realization and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali provide a step-by-step …


EB-1A Extraordinary Ability Green Cards

One of my favorite areas to practice immigration law involves representing exceptional individuals with extraordinary abilities.  I first use a personally created and detailed analytical analysis of my client’s (or potential client’s) specific profession, skill set, and unusual talents to determine their chances of successfully petitioning for an extraordinary ability visa. After a rather rigorous screening process involving one or more consultations, …

Bollywood News

68th national awards

68th National Film Awards

Soorarai Pottru Wins Best Film; Suriya, Ajay Devgn Share Best Actor Award The 68th National Film Award winners were announced on Friday, July 22 2022 in New Delhi. Considering the Covid-related delays, this year’s ceremony honored films from several categories from the year 2020. Tamil film Soorarai Pottru emerged as the biggest winner with the film winning Best Actor for …

Bollywood News

IMDb releases Top 10 Indian films

IMDb releases Top 10 Indian films Vikram, KGF Chapter 2, and Kashmir Files among the first 3

Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has recently released a list of the 10 most popular Indian films which have been released so far this year. The Tamil movie Vikram, starring Kamal Haasan, has topped the list with 8.8 points out of 10. KGF Chapter 2 is in the second position with 8.5 points, and The Kashmir Files has captured the third …

Bollywood TV

Anupama Actor Rupali Ganguly is Takes Pride on Her Status

Anupamaa is still on top of the TRP list, followed by Khatron Ke Khiladi

Anupamaa has been able to maintain its top position on the TRP list. Not only that, but it has also been able to improve its scores from 2.8 to 3.00. Some new twists and turns in the storyline have perhaps attracted more viewers towards this mega serial starring Rupali Ganguly. The title character, Anupamaa, and her childhood love Anuj have …

Financial Planning

Everyone Must have a Will or Trust

In this uncertain world, two things are very certain — everybody has to pay taxes and everybody is going to die. Of course, nobody wants to think about their own death. In fact, many of us try to avoid the topic at all costs. Unfortunately, there are consequences for not planning. Similarly, everybody talks about a will, but many people …


Raj Shah-Managing Editor of Desh-Videsh Media Group

Editorial August 2022

Dear Reader Let me take this opportunity to wish a Happy August 15th Independence Day to all of our Indian readers and Happy August 14th Independence Day to all of our readers from Pakistan. Both of the countries are completing 75 years of independence from the evil British Empire. In this issue, we have an article titled “India @75: Achievements …

Community News

Community News

Community News August 2022

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