May 2016

Desh Videsh May 2016 – Cover Story

Poems on Mother

Poems on Mother

Happy Mother’s Day! In this issue, our youngest generation honors the moms in their lives with heartfelt poems. When we come to this world Crying and shouting The person who takes us in her arms is None other than mother. We learn to talk, sing Play, dance and cry To bear our pains and gains from None other than mother. …


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About Kumon Math & Reading Centers

How to blend fun with academics this summer

Summer is a great time to give children a break from their long school days, to have fun with friends, and to rest. But, learning doesn’t have to stop as well. Do you know that most students lose about two months of grade-level equivalency in math over the summer because the learning isn’t embedded into their environment? The loss of …


5 Tips for Flirting With Confidence

Author by Jasbina Ahluwalia Send your relationship questions to by Jasbina Ahluwalia, Intersections Match Striking a balance between green-lighting guys in a confident manner, and not pushing them away by coming off too strong, can be an effective way to approach flirting. 1.  Make Eye Contact and Smile According to a study done at Cornell University, maintaining eye contact …

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Anisha Singh

Anisha Singh, Anti-Bullying and Sikh Activist

Author by Bicky Khosla Anisha Singh was recently featured on the Forbes list of 30 Under 30. South Florida’s own Bicky Khosla interviewed the rising star Meet Anisha Singh, a rising South Asian Sikh known for her activism work within Sikh and Muslim communities. Born and raised in South Florida, Anisha currently works in Washington, DC as the Campaign Manager …

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Talented South Asians on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

Talented South Asians on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Lis  Every year, Forbes magazine announces its 30 Under 30 list of young entrepreneurs who surprise the world with their ingenuity and excellence. In 2016, its fifth year of running the list, the business magazine named 600 of the “brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents, and change agents in 20 different sectors.”Of these 600, …

Book Review

Book Review - Expressions of Milk

Mother’s Day

Author by Juhi Kunde Reprinted with permission from Expressions of Milk: A Poetry Collection for Mothers. Written by Juhi Kunde and illustrated by Cathie Lowmiller. Potential Our little seed is planted in the ground. Water and minerals, yes, sun and care, yes, but faith of a world beyond is truly what pushes it to be visible, tangible, living. Once birthed …

Desi TV

Telly News

Telly News

Pratyusha Banerjee’s Suicide Sends Shock Waves The Balika Vadhu star Pratyusha Banerjee committed suicide, and the news has shocked both the general public and the television world! Accoriding to sources, she hung herself to the fan in her Goregaon house even though she lived with her boyfriend, Rahul Raj Singh in a live-in relationship in their Oshiwara house. Rahul Raj …


Bollywood News

Bollywood News

Aishwarya Celebrates 15 Years of Representing India at Cannes It was a momentous occasion as L’Oréal Paris and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan celebrated significant milestones as they launched the Infallible Cannes 2016 Collection. While L’Oréal Paris has completed 19 years of being a make-up partner to the most prestigious event in global cinema, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also celebrates 15 years of …

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert

Author by Nisha Jani So exactly how important is it to stretch before exercising? Stretching before an exercise is too often misunderstood. Be careful not to confuse warming up with static stretching. Static stretching involves holding a stretch for 20-30 seconds; however stretching cold muscles can lead to injury. There has been much debate about the benefits of stretching before …


Editorial May 2016

Dear Readers, This month, we celebrate our mothers. Though we should honor our mothers always, Mother’s Day is an opportunity to take a moment and appreciate role women have played in shaping our lives. Our cover this month features the cover of Expressions of Milk: A Poetry Collection for Mothers, written by Juhi Kunde and illustrated by Cathie Lowmiller. Kunde’s …

Community News

Community News May 2016