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  • Tulsi Gabbard

    Women’s History Month Spotlight: Tulsi Gabbard

    Tulsi Gabbard is an American politician and the first Hindu member of the United States Congress. United States Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district since 2013, Gabbard was also a vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee until February 28, 2016, when she resigned to endorse …

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  • Pramila Jayapal

    Women’s History Month Spotlight: Pramila Jayapal

    Pramila Jayapal was born on September 21, 1965 in Chennai, India; however, she was raised in many different countries including Singapore and Indonesia. She completed her education in US where she immigrated when she was 16 years-old. She completed her bachelor’s degree and went on …

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  • Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services nominee

    Seema Verma Takes Oath on Bhagavad Gita

    Seema Verma, newly appointed as US Administrator of the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services, was first nominated for this position by the President Donald Trump in the year 2016. She took her oath in the presence of US Vice President Mike Pence on March …

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  • Baithak Gana

    Featured Artists for the 5th United Phagwah/Holi Celebration

    Featured Artists for the 5th United Phagwah/Holi Celebration Prnc Charming Social Media Comedian Indo-Caribbean comedian and actor, David Stephen Francis, better known by his stage name, Prnc Charming, is no different in that regard, however, he is groundbreaking in terms of his quick popularity, outlook, …

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  • Honoring Women From India

    Women’s History Month: Honoring Women from India

    Women’s History Month: Honoring Women from India As you probably know, March is Women’s History Month. Desh Videsh Media Group is proud to honor Indian women who have faced tough challenges throughout their lives. Many have achieved the honor of being the first in their …

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  • Reshmaq

    Women’s History Month Spotlight: Reshma Saujani

    Lawyer and politician, Reshma Saujani was born and raised in Illinois. Her Gujarati parents migrated to the United States from Uganda in the 1970s, choosing to settle and raise a family in Chicago. Saujani earned a degree in political science from the University of Illinois …

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    Women’s History Month Spotlight: Valarie Kaur

    Born in Clovis, California, and raised in the United States to parents of Indian origin, Valarie Kaur grew up practicing the  Sikh faith. Kaur earned bachelor’s degrees in international relations and religion from Stanford University. She also holds a master’s degree in theological studies from …

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  • 2017 Padma Awards

    2017 Padma Awards

    The Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/fields of activities, such as art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade …

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    President-elect Trump Nominates another Indian American for senior cabinet position.

      President-elect Trump announced his choice of Seema Verma, Indian American and  one of the leading experts in the country on Medicare and Medicaid, to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. On November 23, 2016 President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated …

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    President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

    President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations On November 23, 2016 President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as the United States …

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