Category Archive for: ‘Incredible Indians’

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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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    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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  • Indian Americans Dominate Four Academic Super Bowls

    Indian Americans Dominate Four Academic Super Bowls

    “Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is reached” – Swami Vivekananda said, and Dr. Ratnam Chitturi took it to heart and initiated a journey to provide financial help towards the college education of economically backward students in India. To achieve this goal, North …

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  • 2014 Ellis Island Medals of Honor

    2014 Ellis Island Medals of Honor

      Every year, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations identifies new Americans who are an embodiment of the American spirit in their celebration of diversity, brotherhood, patriotism and tolerance and honors them with the Ellis Island Medals. The distinguished individuals are recognised for sharing their …

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    Hello Superwomen By Suhani Patel

    Author by Suhani Patel From the beginning, the American way of life has been a very fast paced one, and for today’s generation, it can be especially hard to establish your own identity. For Indian-American women, this country itself isn’t a place foreign to us; …

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    India Day 2014: Miss America 2014, Bollywood, Dances, Samosas, and an Orlando Magic Win

    The day commenced with a news conference with the guest of honor, Miss America 2014, Nina Davuluri. Personable and charming she engaged her audience with her own personal story. Her platform ‘celebrate diverstity by cultural competency’ was especially meaningful, and her message to her fans …

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