Category Archive for: ‘Incredible Indians’

  • 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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  • Miss America

    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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  • Interning in the Homeland By Suhani Patel

    Interning in the Homeland By Suhani Patel

    Author by Suhani Patel One of the greatest experiences of my life has been an internship with International Volunteer HQ. The organization provides people of any age and affiliation a chance to volunteer and intern in almost any field. Since the organization at heart is …

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  • Manna Dey’s Contributions to Bollywood

    Manna Dey’s Contributions to Bollywood

      Doyen of Indian Singers Most would not recognize the name Probodh Chandra Dey, but nearly everyone is familiar with Manna Dey. Probodh Chandra Dey is the birth name of playback singer Manna Dey who enthralled generations of song enthusiasts from 1942 through 2013 and …

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  • A Glimpse of Sachin Tendulkar In the Words of Fellow Cricketers

    A Glimpse of Sachin Tendulkar In the Words of Fellow Cricketers

      “In an over I can bowl six different balls. But then Sachin looks at me with a sort of gentle arrogance down the pitch as if to say ‘Can you bowl me another one?’” – Adam John Hollioake (England Cricketer) “There are 2 kinds …

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  • Sachin Tendulkar A Great Indian Cricket Legend

    Sachin Tendulkar A Great Indian Cricket Legend

    Sachin Tendulkar ended his inspiring career on November 16, 2013 after playing his ultimate Test match with West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The curtains came down on a scintillating career spanning nearly three decades and comprising a total of 664 international cricket …

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  • Honoring Mahatma Gandhi: South Florida Essay Winners

    Honoring Mahatma Gandhi: South Florida Essay Winners

    Recently, Desh-Videsh held an essay competition among Bala Vihar children at the Florida Hindu Mandir in Oakland Park, Florida. The essays were to expand on the philosophies and teachings of Mahamta Gandhi. In honor of Gandhiji’s October 2nd birthday, we are delighted to publish the …

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  • Nina Davuluri

    Nina Davuluri: Indian American Wins the Crown

    An evening of beauty, glamour and grandeur drew to a close as Nina Davuluri walked away with the Miss America title in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Her crowing moment was met with an equal measure of delight and surprise, given she is the first Indian …

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  • Anvita: Demystifying Indian Classical Dances

    Anvita: Demystifying Indian Classical Dances Hannah Mathew

    The ageless Classic Western fairy tale comes to life through innovative original choreography, colorful costumes and unique music! Through this brilliant stage performance we were able to bring people of different personalities and creative minds together to bridge a gap between Indian and American culture. Ranjana …

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