November 2021

Desh-Videsh November 2021

COVER STORY

Shree Saini: The Winner with a Golden Heart

‘Shree’ means ‘Goddess Lakshmi’, the embodiment of wealth and prosperity. Shree also means ‘beauty’, ‘grace’, ‘power’, ‘brilliance’, and ‘dignity’. Shree Saini, the first Indian-American to become Miss World America, stands for the qualities depicted in the name ‘Shree’. Along with all these qualities, she possesses the outstanding and indomitable spirit of a fighter who never gives up; a fighter who …

Digital Magazine

November 2021
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Hinduism

PM Narendra on The Bhagavad Gita

Editor’s Note: This is the speech Given by PM Modi when he launched the Kindle version of Swami Chidbhavanandaji’s Bhagavad Gita. Distinguished guests and friends! Vanakkam! This is a unique programme: An e-book of the Gita with commentary by Swami Chidbhavananda Ji is being launched. I would like to appreciate all those who have worked on this. Thanks to this …

Editorial

Raj Shah Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

Editorial November 2021

Dear Readers On behalf of the entire team of the Desh-Videsh Media Group, let me wish all our readers, supporters, advertisers, and well-wishers a ‘Happy and Healthy Diwali!’ May this festival of lights bring you and your family bright days ahead. To my Gujarati readers, I wish you and your family a healthy and happy New Year. Given what all …

Incredible Indians

Rich in Wealth and Humanity

Rich in Wealth and Humanity

India has been the pioneer nation in respecting, celebrating, and upholding the power and supremacy of women. Naari (women) have always been a source of shakti (power) in the Indian tradition. That power has been well represented by numerous Indian American women (five of whom we’ll celebrate here) throughout our history. The significant achievements and success stories of these dominant, …

Incredible Indians

Three American-Indians in the List of Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers 2021

Three American-Indians in the List of Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers 2021

A CMO or Chief Marketing Officer is the anchor of any company because it is the CMO who describes its marketing strategies – playing a pivotal role in making people aware of the brand. Precisely, a CMO is the leader who heads the promotional aspect of a company and whose job it is to create a lasting impression in the …

Health

You’re Oil I Need by Chahna Tailor Gupta

Sesame, My Love, You’re Oil I Need

by Chahna Tailor Gupta Happy November! As we approach the fall and winter seasons, it is important that we continue to keep ourselves balanced by keeping up with our ritucharya (seasonal routine). These seasons have guna (qualities) that are the same as vata dosha which can bring our body out of balance. Vata dosha is the dosha of movement. It …

Religious

Life is a sport, drink it up By Samir Desai

Life is a sport, drink it up By Samir Desai

In 1995, Gatorade launched an advertisement pairing NBA superstar Michael Jordan with the slogan “Life is a sport … drink it up.” It turned out to be one of the best advertisements of all time–with its excellent, inspiring message. Now, if life’s a sport, then what are the rules of this sport called life? And where do we find these …

Health

From Ayurveda to biomedicine: understanding the human body

Dr. Suzanne Newcombe What is a human body? This may seem a facetious question, but the answer will be very different according to which medical tradition you consult. Take Ayurveda, a traditional system of medical knowledge from India which has enjoyed a renaissance of popularity in the West since the 1980s – and is the subject of a new exhibition …

Travel

A Peek Into The Lives Of Some People In Himalayan Villages

A Peek Into The Lives Of Some People In Himalayan Villages

by Maria Worth It is again this beautiful time before Diwali. Five years ago, I got a glimpse into the simple and spiritual lives of villagers off the beaten track in the Himalayas. ‘Would you like to come to some villages around Chamba?’ a friend had asked. I happily said yes. He wanted to visit the people who had formerly …

Bollywood News

Sherni and Sardar Udham are shortlisted for consideration for India’s Oscar entry

Sherni and Sardar Udham are shortlisted for consideration for India’s Oscar entry

That time of the year has come – the time when the film that India will be officially entering into the Oscars is in the process of being selected. This year, there are 14 films on the shortlist. These include Sherni (starring Vidya Balan). and the recently released Sardar Udham (directed by Shoojit Sircar, and starring Vicky Kaushal in the …

Bollywood News

Sardar Udham Highly Praised

Sardar Udham Highly Praised

‘A biopic with a difference’ – that is the opinion of critics and viewers of the newly released film Sardar Udham, featuring Vicky Kaushal portraying the role of the famous revolutionary. The film is based on the life of Sardar Udham Singh, the revolutionary who executed General Michael O’Dwyer in London as revenge for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (the infamous …

 

Community News

Community News February 2021

Community News November 2021

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