February Atlanta 2023

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The Power of Plants: Demystifying A Vegan Diet By Salina Shah

Vegan diets have become mainstream, with advocates ranging from professional athletes to health experts to global superstars to environmental activists. More recently, the release of the popular Netflix documentary, The Game Changers, addressed misconceptions about health, protein, and strength from vegan diets and generated further buzz and curiosity about this plant-based way of eating. What is a vegan diet? A …

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Raj Shah, Managing Editor of Desh-Videsh Media Group

Editorial February 2023

Dear Readers, This editorial is being written from India, the country I love the most not because it is my birthplace but because of the good energy I feel everywhere I go, from my friends and family to strangers on the street to rickshaw drivers. Aruna and I have visited India every year (not including Covid years). Gujarat, and especially …

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Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards: A tribute to the Indian diaspora

The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards honor the exceptional accomplishments and contributions of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to India The awards, which were established in 2003, are given out annually by the President of India to honor NRIs and PIOs for their significant contributions to the advancement and development of India. In recognition of their remarkable …

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Indian Minister of External Affairs Dr.S.Jaishankar

Why Indian-American Journalists and American-Media are Negative about India By Raj Shah

Negative news about India is more exciting and sells more copies Indian-American journalists and American media outlets’ coverage of reporting on India not only sees the glass half empty but also sees fingerprints all over the glass This has resulted in a negative feedback loop from India-centric controversies which has created a perverse incentive for Indian-origin journalists and writers to …

Parent Coaching

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What! Why can’t I say “Good job” to my kids? By Dr. Namitha Raju

Negative Effects of Praising While praising may seem like it encourages kids to do well, it erodes a child’s inner confidence Any praise aimed at our kid’s character or the outcome (e.g., smart, intelligent, pretty, brave, good job, excellent grades) focuses on something a kid has no control over. Moreover, praise is an external motivator that hinders one’s ability to …


Hindu dharma

Words to Live By…In today’s world, terrorism has no place.

The world’s largest issue is terrorism. The world must speak in one voice and act in unison against terrorism, without any political considerations, he said. “We must enlist religious leaders, thinkers, and opinion leaders in a societal effort against extremism that is specifically directed at young people,” he continued The Mahabharata prohibits anarchy Only criminals, anarchists, arsonists, and terrorists violate …

Incredible Indians

Raj Subramaniam President and CEO of FedEx

Get to Know Raj Subramanian: the President and CEO of FedEx and 2023 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardee

Raj Subramaniam President and CEO of FedEx Has broad background in international leadership, sharp business acumen, and emphasis on globalization Under his direction, FedEx has advanced its digital capabilities and transformed the customer experience In charge of initiatives to lessen the negative effects on the environment, including the usage of electric vehicles, biofuels, and renewable energy sources Has served on …


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H-1B Lottery: May the odds be ever in your favor

Requirements for an H-1B visa You must be in a “specialty occupation” that usually requires at least a bachelor’s degree Your employer must be a legitimate U.S. business They must be willing and able to pay you the prevailing wage according to your job title and location The H-1B is still a wonderful tool for a career and a path …


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No Justification of killing The ‘Father Of The Nation’ By Dr. Mohini Shinde

On January 30th, 1948, Hindu extremists Nathuram Godse assassinated Gandhi ji, the most well-known proponent of nonviolence in the world. Where there is extremist ideology, innocent people will always be killed Religious fanaticism in our day and age is a danger to world peace Due to the allure of the future, we are currently being forced backwards The wall of …

NRI News


Brian Kemp, A Friend Of Indian-Americans Sworn In As Georgia Governor By Ravi R. Ponangi

The Hindu Temple of Atlanta celebrated Vaikunta Ekadasi on January 2 and Navodaya 2023 Thousands of devotees from Georgia and neighboring states flocked to both Shiva and Balaji temples. Food and Indian festivals go together! Everyone enjoyed the diverse menu of South Indian vegetarian delicacies. On January 12, in front of a sizable crowd of residents from all over the …


Must Read Books February 2023

India, inheritor of a 5,000-year civilizational heritage that is co-terminus with the idea of Bharat, faces extreme challenges in the twenty-first century Despite being home to more than a billion Hindus, India faces threats both from outside and inside from those who want to dismantle this civilization even as their own is falling apart from the excesses of wokeism, secularism, …

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Community News February Atlanta

Georgia-Atlanta Metro Magh Purnima When : 02/05/2023, 4:00 PM Where :Shree Sadhana Mandir 5675 Jimmy Carter Blvd STE 733, Norcross,30071 Contact: 770-310-5944 Email:vedjoshiji@gmail.com Host: Shree Sadhana Mandir Valentines Party 2023 When: 02/11/2023, 8:00 PM EST Where : Astro Celebrations 3835 Windermere Parkway, Cumming,30041 Contact: Swetha Pakala 678-883-3460 Host:Atlanta Community Events Bollywood Valentine Party When: 02/11/2023, 10:00 PM EST Where : …

Bollywood Movies

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Latest Bollywood Movies on OTT

Movie Name IMDb Rating OTT Release Date Platform Star Vikram Vedha 7.1 9th January 2023 Voot Select Saif Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Radhika Apte, Rohit Saraf Phone Bhoot 6.1 2nd January 2023 Amazon Prime Video Katrina Kaif, Sheeba Chaddha, Jackie Shroff, Siddhant Chaturvedi Mili 7.2 31st December 2022 Netflix Jhanvi Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal Tara vs Bilal 3.6 23rd December 2022 …

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Georgia Congressman McCormick

Georgia Congressman McCormick praises Indian-Americans, says 1% of US population pays 6% of taxes

Indian-Americans pay over 6% of all taxes despite making up only 1% of society Congressman Rich McCormick (Republican-GA-6) commended Indian Americans for being patriotic, law-abiding, and good friends. He called for immigration reform. The third-largest Asian ethnic community, including 4.2 million people, is Indian-American Around 200,000 Indian students give the US economy USD 7.7 billion Politics is only one of …