Category Archive for: ‘Raj Shah’

  • Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?

    Should Savarkar get the Bharat Ratna?

    Raj Shah Managing Editor, Desh-Videsh My Short answer is “Absolutely not.” Now let me backup my statement. Some of you may or may not know Savarkar. He was the founder president of Hindu Mahasabha He and was also one of the nine men accused of …

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  • The Future of India - Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

    The Future of India – Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation
    By Raj  Shah

    In 2017, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation (EVF) a unique goal of establishing 100,000 schools by the year 2022  – the 75th year of India’s independence. Volunteers and management of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation accepted this challenge very gracefully and predicted that …

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  • Two Most Important, Essential Rituals in Hindu Weddings By Raj Shah

    Two Most Important, Essential Rituals in Hindu Weddings By Raj Shah

    In earlier wedding special issues of Desh-Videsh, I have discussed the importance of wedding rituals in Hindu weddings. A wedding for a Hindu family is not just a party and celebration, but it also fulfills one of the nine sanskars of life. In other words, …

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  • Raj Shah Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

    Editorial

     Dear Readers, It is my pleasure to present our third Wedding Resources special edition of the year. Before I tell you more about this issue, let me first thank several readers and especially brides to be for making suggestions to include more wedding related articles, …

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  • Words to Live By...

    Words to Live By…

    Compiled by RajShah Inspiring Commencement Speeches What better time to discuss commencement speeches than in the Desh-Videsh Education special edition. Enjoy these quotable quotes from a few timeless commencement speeches by notable Indians to help you define your own success. Raghuram Rajan 23rd Reserve Bank …

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    Editorial

    Dear Readers, The month of January brings many new and exciting things. To start, it is the beginning of a new year, new hopes, new resolutions, and new goals. But the most exciting for me is when the Indian government recognizes individuals who have contributed …

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    Remembering Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st Death Anniversary By Raj Shah

    Today is the 71st death anniversary of our beloved leader Mahatma Gandhi ji. He was killed on January 30, 1948 by  a Hindu-fanatic. A simple question comes to everybody’s mind, why did Godse kill Gandhi? A question that intrigues, confuses and makes the whole world …

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    Editorial

    Dear Readers, Shubham karoti kalyaanam Aarogyam dhanasampadah Shatrubuddhivinaashaaya Deepajyotir namostute I prostrate to the light which brings brilliance, auspiciousness, health and wealth for the destruction of evil thoughts This message is from the Hindu Scriptures and is very timely for upcoming Hindu Festivals, Navratri and …

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  • The Spiritual Significance of Diwali thus

    The Spiritual Significance of Diwali

    For an oil lamp to burn, the wick has to be partially immersed in the oil. If the wick is completely drowned in oil, it cannot bring light. Life is like the wick of the lamp, you have to be in the world and yet …

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  • Divali Nagar, City of Lights in Trinidad and Tobago

    Divali Nagar, City of Lights in Trinidad and Tobago

    Divali Nagar, City of Lights is an annual exposition of Hindu culture, and it is associated with the celebration of Diwali in Trinidad and Tobago. The idea of Divali Nagar was born in 1986 out of a concept enunciated by Hans Hanoomansingh, then President of the National Council of Indian Culture and was organized by a team of dedicated individuals

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