Category Archive for: ‘Incredible Indians’

  • 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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  • Famous Indian Classical Music Duo

    Famous Indian Classical Music Duo

    For ages, Indian culture has been intensely enriched with art and music. Time to time, this culture has gifted us with legends. Indian classical music is one of the oldest known music forms for the last 3,000 years. It originated in the era of Vedas …

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  • Sachin Tendulkar Retires from ODI’s

    Sachin Tendulkar Retires from ODI’s

    When one talks of one-day international cricket, nobody shines as brightly as the Indian batsman, Sachin Tendulkar. However, the master blaster today announced his retirement from ODI’s, disappointing millions of his fans watching ODI’s only in the anticipation of some brilliant shots from his bat. …

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  • Swami Vivekananda

    Celebrating Swami Vivekananda’s 150th Birth Anniversary

    This statement truly represents the world’s most practical spiritual guru, Swami Vivekananda. He needs no introduction, and his name is synonymous with spirituality, modernity, and above all, humanity. To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Swamiji on January 12, 2013, the entire nation is getting …

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  • Gandhi’s Insptirational Message to Today’s Youth -By Annmarie Varghese

    Gandhi’s Insptirational Message to Today’s Youth -By Annmarie Varghese

    Author by Annmarie Varghese I live in the Town of Davie, which is in South Florida. On October 2, 2012 a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in the nearby Falcon’s Lea Park. This project, initiated by Kerala Samajam of South Florida, was made …

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  • Gandhi Conquers Yet Another Land

    Gandhi Conquers Yet Another Land

    In this day and age, we are all trying to firmly keep hold of what is important. Whether it is our family and loved ones, possessions and belongings, or even our ideals and principles, everyone needs an anchor. It is perhaps more relevant to us …

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  • The Unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue in Davie, Florida An address by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India

    The Unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue in Davie, Florida An address by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India

    I am delighted to participate in the unveiling of the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Orlando on this auspicious day of October 2, 2012 when the entire world is celebrating the millennium leader Mahatma Gandhiji’s birthday and taking an oath to follow the Gandhian philosophy in …

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  • The Rise of Indian Americans

    The Rise of Indian Americans

    The Pew Research Center recently published a 228-page report titled “The Rise of Asian Americans.” The Center released the report under the headline “Asians Overtake Hispanics in New Immigrant Arrivals: The Asian Americans Surpass U.S. Public in Valuing Marriage, Parenthood, Hard Work.” The real news …

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