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  • HIGH NOON IN LAUDERHILL

    HIGH NOON IN LAUDERHILL

    By Kamal Abdool and Tony Deyal Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two …

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  • Pramukh Swami Palkhi Yatra2

    Pramukh Swami Maharaj Passes Away – Special Sabha Announcement

    Jay Swaminarayan, The spiritual head of BAPS, celebrated for his worldwide socio-spiritual services, His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj passed away at the pilgrimage place of Sarangpur, Gujarat, at the age of 94. Pramukh Swami Maharaj was the fifth spiritual successor in the guru parampara tradition …

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  • Celebrating India Independence Day in the US

    Celebrating India Independence Day in the US

    They might be away from their native country, but that doesn’t stop Indians and Indian Americans from celebrating Indian Independence Day. By Taniya Talukdar Being away from your native land, it isn’t easy for anyone to hold on to their culture and celebrate different festivals …

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  • YAWS FREE 15

    India first country to become YAWS-free

    India achieves yet another public health milestone; becomes first country to be declared free of Yaws, an infection of the skin and bones, much ahead of WHO global target year of 2020. India has acknowledged as the first country in the world to become YAWS-free. …

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  • Volcanic Eruptions

    Volcanic eruptions in India linked to dinosaur extinction

    Combined impacts of volcanic eruptions in India and the impact of an asteroid in Mexico brought about one of Earth’s biggest mass extinctions of dinosaurs 66 million years ago, a new study has confirmed. Andrea Dutton from University of Florida and colleagues from University of …

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    India sets new record in space mission-Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in a Single Flight

    The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) just sent 20 satellites into orbit with one launch, marking the largest satellite launch in the space agency’s history. Their previous record was 10 satellites delivered with one mission, and this latest accomplishment takes them a lot closer to …

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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 SOU ARTICLE 12 1

    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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