August 2023

Desh-Videsh August 2023

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Indian-American Trailblazer: Vivek Ramaswamy’s Presidential Run in 2024

By Raj Shah An ambitious Indian-American entrepreneur and investor with big plans for the future, Vivek Ramaswamy has announced his intention to run for president of the United States in 2024, becoming the second Indian-American to do so in 2024. With his impressive background in business, his success as a venture capitalist, and his passionate commitment to social justice, Ramaswamy …

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Are you Ready to Play? By Dr. Namitha Raju

What comes to your mind when you think of play? Do you feel stressed out because you feel you don’t have the time to play with your kids? Or do you feel that play is frivolous and is not the best place to invest your time? Or that you have tried and you find it difficult to participate in play …


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Editorial August 2023

Dear Readers, Speaking about Indian Americans succeeding in the US is a really energizing and proud experience. Additionally, the fact that this Indian-American is seeking the nation’s highest position marks a particularly watershed time. I am, in fact, referring to Vivek Ramaswamy. Due to the fact that he is running on the Republican ticket, it gives me double joy. We …

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The Indian American Dream: From Humble Beginnings to Unparalleled Success By Indranill Basu Ray

In the late 19th century, the first wave of Indian immigrants to the United States arrived, drawn by the promise of a better life. They set out with nothing more than a suitcase and a dream, but they made history in the process. Indian immigrants have come to the United States in waves over the years, each time bringing with …


Utilizing Nasya – by Chahna Gupta

Nasya is an Ayurvedic therapy that involves the administration of medicated oils, herbal powders, or other herbal preparations into the nostrils. Our centuries old practice has been used to treat a variety of conditions, including sinusitis, allergies, and headaches. When we talk about Ayurveda, we talk about the doshas. Vata, Pitta, and Kapha energies are always present. The dosha that …

Immigration News


Bad News for EB-1 Green Cards from India by U.S. Immigration Attorney Seth Finberg

Indian Nationals seeking U.S. Green Cards under the 1st Employment Based Preference or EB-1 category received a rude awakening from the recently published August 2023 Visa Bulletin. Unexpectedly and almost overnight, the wait time for green cards has increased exponentially by over ten years. Until December of last year (2022) the visa bulletin for EB-1s from India was current.  This …

Incredible Indians

Raj Shah, Managing editor of Desh-Videsh Media Group, with Vivek Ramaswamy

Exclusive one-on-one conversation with Vivek Ramaswamy, US presidential candidate

Raj Shah, Managing editor of Desh-Videsh Media Group, sat down with Vivek Ramaswamy for a one-on-one interview focusing on issues like Foreign Policy, Immigration, the US-India relationship, and Religious discrimination. Raj Shah: How will President Vivek Ramaswamy’s Foreign policy be different from President Joe Biden’s foreign policy? Vivek Ramaswamy: The backbone of my foreign policy platform as President will be …


Swami Vivekananda was a spiritual leader and philosopher

“You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.” Swami Vivekananda By Dr. Mohini Shinde

Swami Vivekananda, an Indian spiritual leader and philosopher who believed that self-belief and faith were closely connected. He famously said, “You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself”. This statement encapsulates the idea that before we can have faith in something larger than ourselves, we must first understand our own worth and have faith in ourselves. Let us …

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Samir Mayekar, Obama Alumni, joins Chicago Federal

Samir Mayekar, Obama Alumni, joins Chicago Federal Reserve as Visiting Scholar.

Samir Mayekar, a former top aide in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration, recently announced that he will be a “visiting scholar” at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In a social media post, the Indian American expressed his eagerness to contribute towards fostering an inclusive and stable financial system, providing equal opportunities for everyone to prosper. Mayekar is the co-founder and …

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Jenifer Rajkumar Bats for NYC as T20WC Venue

New York State Assemblywoman, Jenifer Rajkumar, has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to consider selecting New York City (NYC) as one of the host cities for the 2024 T20 World Cup. In a letter to ICC Chairman Greg Barclay, Rajkumar emphasized NYC’s status as the birthplace of international cricket and highlighted the city’s strong cricket culture and history. Rajkumar’s …

Bollywood News


Bawaal available on Amazon Prime Video

Bawaal, which was made available on Amazon Prime Video, starred Varun Dhawan and Janhvi Kapoor. The film is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and directed by renowned filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari. Nitesh Tiwari, known for films like Chhichhore and Dangal, is a brilliant filmmaker. A star-studded pre-screening of the film was organized by the producers on July 18, 2023, prior to its …

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Florida Orlando Indian Independence Day When: 08/12/2023, 2:00 PM Where: Cranes Roost Park 274 Cranes Roost Blvd, Altamonte Springs,32701 Contact: Raj Patel 407-335-0485 Email: Host: : Indian Horizon of Florida Inauguration & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony When: 08/15/2023, 3:30 PM Where: VIO MED SPA 2205 S Orange Ave Suite C, Orlando,32765 Contact: (407) 278-6688 or (407) 974-7501 Email: Host: …