Category Archive for: ‘Incredible Indians’

  • Mira Nair

    Mira Nair

    When Life Gave Direction – People may opine that life is a stage, and others may say that it’s a larger than life canvas, and a select few may add that it is but the smallest fragment of the universe – almost insignificant. Any, and …

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    Srilata Zaheer

    Paving the Way for Intellect and Opportunity –   Education is a seriouscause among girls – especially when it comes to the girl child in India. It is commonly known that girls often do not get the same platforms and opportunities as boys are given. …

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    Padma Lakshmi

    The Recipe for Success – Padma Lakshmi We all are slaves to our destiny. Life has its own secret plans. While we plan and work and dream of the future, life has its own ways of surprising and throwing us off guard. Many people have …

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    Indian-Origin, Ishaan Patel ‘s Charity Honored In U.S.

    A 13-year-old Indian-origin boy has been honored in the US for his efforts to improve access to education for underprivileged students in America and around the world through his charity organization. Ishaan Patel, founder and CEO of Planting Pencils was recently honored by the Milan …

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    Desh-Videsh Presents Leading Indian CEOs

    The recent announcement by Google Inc. to appoint a 43 year old Indian, Sundar Pichai as the CEO of Google has created a tremendous ripple. It has bought back the focus on tremendous success of Indians in the Silicon Valley, the past few decades. Indians …

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  • Apj

    List of Winners of Padma Vibhusan Awards

     List of Winners of Padma Vibhusan Awards Year of Award Field of Excellence Name of the Awardee / Winner Year of Birth-Death Remarks 1954 Science & Engineering Satyendra Nath Bose 1894–1974 1954 Public Affairs Zakir Hussain 1897–1969 1954 Public Affairs Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher 1888–1957 1954 …

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  • 2016 Padma Awards

    Padma Awards 2016

      This year there were a plethora of accomplished people awarded with the highly prestigious Padma Vibhushan, India’s second highest civilian award. Other imminent individuals also received the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Shri. Each of the awardees were recognized for their unprecedented contribution in …

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    NGOs in the South Florida Indian Community jan 2016

    NGOs in the South Florida Indian Community There are over 1.5 million non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in America, and as members of one of the most affluent ethnic communities in the country, Indian Americans are well poised to dedicate their wealth and time to a variety …

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    2015 Community Leader Awards Banquet

    On Saturday, October 10, 2015, Desh Videsh Media Group honored 15 accomplished members of the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in Florida at the first ever 2015 Community Leader Awards Banquet. Over 250 South Asians and Indo-Caribbeans came together in South Florida for this memorable event, …

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  • Bharti Chokshi

    Bharti Chokshi

    Bharti Choksi has maintained a close relationship with Indian classical music since her childhood. At the age of 12, she began sitar classes with Shri Ramchandra Khare in Ahmedabad. Her second guru, Smt Manju Mehta of Saptak, inspired Bharti to continue her practice, eventually leading …

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