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Hindu Cremation in South Florida

On behalf of the Hindu community, Desh-Videsh and a few local community leaders approached Funeral/Cremation Vendors in Broward and Dade County and negotiated a fixed price for cremation and last Hindu rites. Here are proposals from different Funeral/Cremation Sites in Broward and Dade County. They include traditional services and Direct Cremation. Not too many people know about Direct Cremation. It …

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Let us help Liyna Anwar!

Liyna Anwar, South Asian is senior producer for the LA Times and for many years was a producer at Story Corp in NYC.   Unfortunately, she was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia.   She is in need of bone marrow and hasn’t matched with anyone from the registry. She needs to match with someone who has South …

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Senator  Kamala Harris had the best month to start the 2020 Presidential campaign

Senator  Kamala Harris had the best month to start the 2020 Presidential campaign.   An American attorney, a politician, a member of the Democratic Party, and a Senator from California, if you thought Kamala Harris had already achieved much, you were wrong. On January 21, Harris officially launched her campaign to run for the White House in 2020 on ABC’s …

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State Rep. Niraj Antani to Run for State Senate seat in 2020

Niraj Antani, who is currently serving his third term in Ohio House of Representative, has announced that he’s running for state Senate. He will be replacing Republican Senator Peggy Lehner, who currently represents Ohio’s 6th Senate District.   Announcing the news on his social media, Antani wrote, “I am excited to announce that I am running for State Senator in …

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2019 Padma Awards: Six Awardees from the United States Win India’s Highest Civilian Honor

2019 Padma Awards: Six Awardees from the United States Win India’s Highest Civilian Honor The Padma Awards are India’s highest civilian honors and are announced every year on the eve of Republic Day. Conferred on recommendations made by a committee constituted by the Prime Minister of India, these awards are given in three categories – Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and …

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Mount Soma: A Vedic Community for Ancient Spiritual Wisdom in Modern Life

Mount Soma: A Vedic Community for Ancient Spiritual Wisdom in Modern Life Mount Soma is a Vastu Vedic community in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Developed by visionary Dr. Michael Mamas in 2011, the 448-acre Vedic community was established with the vision to help humanity evolve by integrating ancient spiritual wisdom with modern life. The mission of Mount Soma is …

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Dr David Frawley

David Frawley More Hindu than Hindus By Raj Shah

This issue of Desh-Videsh is a special edition covering Indians living in America. I would like to take this opportunity to discuss an individual who was not born in India, nor was born as a Hindu, but he is more Indian than many Indians I know and even more Hindu than many Hindus I know. The person is none other …

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2019 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awardees

On January 9, 1915, Mahatma Gandhi returned from South Africa to India. To commemorate his return, the former Prime Minister, late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, choose the same day to celebrate the first Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in 2003. These awards mark contributions of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. PBD events are used as an opportunity by …

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Editorial

Dear Readers, The month of January brings many new and exciting things. To start, it is the beginning of a new year, new hopes, new resolutions, and new goals. But the most exciting for me is when the Indian government recognizes individuals who have contributed for years to promote India, Indian culture, and Indian heritage. As an Indian living outside …

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Happy 2019!

Happy 2019!

Happy 2019! By Nirali Chokshi Amid the disorder of a government shutdown and an unstable stock market (things that we cannot control), let’s keep focus on things we can control. As people tend to have a mindset of a fresh start in the new year by working out, eating healthy, or following through a goal, it’s also good to do …

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