Category Archive for: ‘Incredible Indians’

  • 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champions

    2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champions

    Rishik Gandhasri School Name: Chaboya Middle School City/State: San Jose, CA Grade: 7 Age: 13 Accomplishments: Rishik has played 3 different instruments, but his favorite one is the saxophone. He is an active participant in his school band. Sponsering Organization: Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee …

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  • Gandhi’s Greatest Guru of Nonviolence: His Wife Kasturba

    Gandhi’s Greatest Guru of Nonviolence: His Wife Kasturba

    By Doug McGetchin, Associate Professor of History, Florida Atlantic University As promised earlier this year, in honor of the 150th birth anniversary of our beloved Father of Nation and my mentor, Mahatma Gandhi ji, we will feature one article about him in every issue. Given …

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  • Indian-Americans Dominate the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee

    Indian-Americans Dominate the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee

    Do you know what the common link is for these individuals – Rohan Raja, Karthik Nemmani, Ananya Vinay, Jairam Hathwar, Gokul Venkatachalam, and Sukanya Roy? All are names of Indian-origin, but there is an even greater commonality. Each of these are young students who have …

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  • Poems by Vanaja Raju

    Poems by Vanaja Raju

    If you are a student age 21 or younger, we want to hear from you! To submit a poem for inclusion in the next issue, please email us at editor@deshvidesh.com. – This month’s poems are by Vanaja Raju School Friends Friends make it fun for …

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    Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South florida

    Gandhi at 150: Symposium and Celebration in South Florida Florida Atlantic University‘s Peace…

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    Stagecoach to Pretoria: A Workshop in Gandhi’s Method of Nonviolent Resistance

    Stagecoach to Pretoria: A Workshop in Gandhi’s Method of Nonviolent Resistance By Doug McGetchin The young attorney Mahatma Gandhi’s first trip inland to Pretoria, South Africa, in 1893 by train and stagecoach was a highly symbolic journey, illustrating his resolve and the power of his …

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    Gandhi and Global Nonviolence

    By Doug McGetchin, Associate Professor of History, Florida Atlantic University   International connections between India and the West (Europe and North America) have deep roots in the life and work of Gandhi, and in my career. I found South Asian thought and Gandhi through undergraduate …

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    Mahatma Gandhi’s Approach to Health

    By Prasad Gollanapalli Mahatma Gandhi’s approach to health is simple and natural. It is based on reason, understanding and practice. Health and wellbeing covers human body, mind and spirit. Gandhi’s approach to healthy life included disciplining the body and controlling mind. His experiments in dietetics …

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    The Muslim “Frontier Gandhi” Abdul Ghaffar Khan

    The Muslim “Frontier Gandhi” Abdul Ghaffar Khan By Elizabeth Siwica, History Major, Florida Atlantic University Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988) was a Muslim nonviolent activist who sought the end of British rule in India from the 1920s until independence in 1947. He was a key ally …

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    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, …

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