June 2011

Desh Videsh June 2011- Cover Story


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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Book Review

Books We’re Reading

Books We’re Reading

Author by Satya Kalra My Questions and God’s Answers: Guide to Eternal Happiness Peace Anandam Bhagavad Gita By Satya Kalra The book is for anyone who is facing challenges in life due to health, finances, relationships, business or emotions. This robs our happiness and peace and finally reduces the quality of our day to day life. Are you one of those …

Desi TV

Desi TV Duniyai- Siddhesh Pai

Desi TV Duniya

Siddesh Pai – The New Dancing Queen Reality dance show Dancing ke Superstars on Zee TV is certainly getting the best dancing talent pitted against one another. After all, each of these dancers is a star in his or her own right, considering they have been among the top in all the previous seasons of the show. Now, battling it …

NRI News

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 …


Immigration Q & A June 2011

Author by Edward Boreth I have had several traffic tickets in the past six years. Will that prevent me from getting my US citizenship? To get your US citizenship you must show good moral character for the five-year period immediately before filing. As long as the traffic tickets are simple moving violations (speeding, failure to obey traffic sign, etc.), it …

Get to Know

Parenting Q & A

Parenting Q & A

Author by Dr. Kondoor V. Abraham I am a mother to two little children. I would like to know what kind of toys I should buy for my children. There are all kinds of toys on the market. Toys that are of educational and social value are definitely of utmost importance. Toys that can improve eye-hand coordination, fine motor skills, …


Akshaya Patra

Akshaya Patra

The Akshaya Patra Foundation is one of the world’s largest NGO-run midday meal programs. The mission is to simultaneously address childhood hunger and malnutrition while also promoting education for underserved children in India. Hunger is a hidden problem that over 50 million children battle silently. These children are not in school because of economic necessities. Akshaya Patra believes that no …


Bollywood - Ash-The Cannes Heroine

Bollywood Today

Ash-The Cannes Heroine The only Indian constant at the Cannes Film Festival has been Aishwarya Rai. That was who she was when she began her annual appearances, and even now that she is a Bachchan, her yearly appearance has not changed. What is surprising is that India has yet to make a representation at the festival, but the Indian glamour …

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