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The 2012 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

The 2012 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas began with the start it deserved on January 7, 2012. Jaipur, the vibrantly colorful city of Rajasthan, played host to this year’s event, and the backdrop could not have been more memorable. This three-day convention was an energizing affair that outlined what Indians living overseas have done and can do for their country of origin. The …

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Talented Indian Wins Top Chef Masters - By Rina Shah

Talented Indian Wins Top Chef Masters

Author by Rina Shah The Arpan Group Floyd Cardoz, an illustrious and award-winning chef who specializes in modern Indian cuisine, is the first-ever Indian to win the exclusive title of Top Chef Master. A hit television show on Bravo TV, the series allows talented chefs to showcase their abilities. In the third season of Top Chef Masters, 12 world-renowned chefs …

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Embracing Indian Culture in the US - By Katyayani Jhaveri

Embracing Indian Culture in the US – By Katyayani Jhaveri

Author by Katyayani Jhaveri When I read novels about the Indian diaspora in the West or watch movies about South Asians who have moved to London or New York, my perception is that life is pretty hard. Everyone seems to either struggle to balance their Indian American heritage or deal with identity crises. There is usually a struggle between the …

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ABCD: American Born Confused Commendable Desis

ABCD: American Born Confused Commendable Desis

The acronym ABCD, popularly known as American Born Confused Desis, has taken on a completely different meaning in the last 10 years. Indian American youth have made their mark in a wide range of fields, putting the meaning of “C” in a drastically different light. Given that Desh-Videsh strives to focus on the positive accomplishments of Indians and the positives …

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https://www.deshvidesh.com/Current_Issue/Desh-Videsh_June_2011/GOPIO-Atlanta-Chapter-Launched.html

GOPIO Atlanta Chapter Launched

By Mahadev Desai and Viren Mayani Pictures by Dev Ghosh A diverse cross-section of Atlanta’s prominent Indian-American Associations, professionals, academics and community activists; attended the historic, memorable and joyous inauguration of GOPIO-Atlanta (Global Organization of People of Indian Origin), with its first Awards Gala & Banquet Reception on Saturday, April 23, 2011. The high profile event was graced by the …

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Gandhigiri Resurrected

Gandhi Giri-Resurrected

The world is full of revolts, public outrages and wars. Civil uprisings sweep across many countries. The virus of revolution stemmed in Yemen and in no time took most of the Middle East in its grip. India is no exception. Nonetheless, her approach is exemplary. Non-violence is a weapon of the strong. – Mahatma Gandhi It has been 65 years …

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India’s Moment of Sporting Glory

Second to None- India’s Moment of Sporting Glory

Cricket today is literally a different ball game. The competition is bloodier, players are more injury prone and the stakes are the highest in terms of repute and reward. As sweet as the Indian cricket team’s victory was in 1983, there’s something so momentous about winning the 2011 World Cup that almost all sporting achievements by Indians in the international …

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A Game Beyond Boundaries

A Game Beyond Boundaries by Lovejeet Alexander

Pitch Report India was seen as ‘the favorite’ before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 started. But as each match was played, the team’s image blurred further. The Indian team did not completely fail, but they did not perform anywhere near their capabilities – high expectations can be tough! After watching India’s performances against England and South Africa in the …

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Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award Samman Award 2011

Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award Samman Award 2011 – Lovejeet Alexander

Honoring the Indian diaspora with the title – Knowledge Diaspora of the world, President Pratibha Patil conferred fourteen individuals and an organization with India’s highest award for overseas Indians. India’s annual convention aimed at connecting with its 27 million strong diaspora, spread in over 150 countries, concluded with President Pratibha Devisingh Patil honoring 14 individuals and an organization with the …

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Sixth AACSA Convention

Sixth AACSA Convention

A precursor to this year’s holiday season, Tampa residents witnessed a day and night to remember as the Sixth Annual National Convention of the Asian American Convenience Store Owners Association (AACSA) held its Exhibition and Trade Expo and Gala Awards Banquet. The day events were marked with high level networking amongst store and business owners across the country, while the evening …

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