November 2022

Desh-Videsh November 2022

COVER STORY

Namaste! Festival and Namaste! Concert

Namaste! Festival and Namaste! Concert

Celebrates Indian Heritage With Electrifying Cultural Experience December 3 and One-of-a-Kind Concert December 4 In early 2020, three Indian-South Floridians who had relocated from the North-East, got together to discuss how they could launch a chapter of their favorite charity, Akshaya Patra. “It seemed inconceivable to us that a charity feeding 2 million children a day in India, with 35 …

Digital Magazine

November 2022
Past Digital Magazine

Increadible Indians

Rishi_Sunak

Rishi Sunak: The first India-Origin Hindu Prime Minister of UK

  “All Indian lead­ers will be of low cal­i­bre and men of straw. They will have sweet tongues and silly hearts.” In 1931, Winston Churchill, late prime minister of Britain, said these words describing Indians and Indian leaders.  The evil empire of Britain ruled and looted India for decades. The tide has turned and now Britain Prime minister Rishi Sunak, …

Hinduism

Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Pramukh Swami Maharaj – A Beacon of Values, Hope & Faith By Chirag Patel

The land of the great king Bharat, known as Bharat, now widely known as India is a mystical land. Every Indian, from this auspicious land, at our core, we are born with the hint of Sanatan Dharma based faith and spirituality. While the level of intensity varies, mostly, one or another way, we Indians stay connected to our Santana ways …

Incredible Indians

Sonal Shah

Sonal Shah Becomes the CEO of The Texas Tribune

A successful change of leadership starts with an able and accomplished individual who can assume new responsibilities with proficiency and ease. The Texas Tribune has found an ideal candidate for its new CEO in Sonal Shah, who is highly qualified and suitably experienced to excel in the post. The achievement of Indian-American Sonal Shah makes India proud and is certainly …

Education

Happy young family

What kind of parent are you? By Dr. Namitha Raju

Most of us are aware of the controlling parent and the lenient parent. A controlling parent manages their kids’ behaviors using dominating techniques such as threats, yelling, shaming, sarcasm, or punishments. Parents who use control don’t like it but feel compelled to use it. Moreover, with time, the threats go up in intensity. Otherwise, they don’t work. While this method …

NRI News

Indian-Origin Footballer Mia Bhuta

NRI News November 2022

Chandru Acharya to Represent Hinduism in Security Advisory Council Chandru Acharya, an active member of the RSS’ (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) US branch of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh has been appointed as a member of Homeland Security’s faith-based Security Advisory Council. He is one of the 25 distinguished religious personalities of the USA to be a part of this Council. Not only …

Bollywood News

Palak Muchhal and Mithoon

Wedding Bells for Palak Muchhal and Mithoon

It can rightly be called a marriage of melodies. The super hit singer Palak Muchhal recently married composer Mithoon in early November 2022. They have created quite a few famous songs together, and now it is time for them to move ahead in the song of life. They worked together on songs, such as “Keh Bhi De” and “Door Na …

Bollywood TV

Neha Kakkar

Neha Kakkar breaks down in tears at Indian Idol 13.

It was truly a moment of joy and achievement for singer Neha Kakkar when she heard superstar Govinda say that he is a great admirer of her songs. It was a special episode of Indian Idol 13, where Govinda, his wife Sunita, and daughter Tina were invited as special guests. Sunita said that Govinda is a great fan of Indian …

Horoscope

Horoscope August 2020

Horoscope November 2022

Aries There will be mental unrest this month. The conscience will remain restless due to some unidentified reason. Be aware of any rudeness in your nature that might lead to an increase in confusion. In the beginning, due to the instigation of a family member, momentary differences may arise with the spouse. Loss is possible from an important contract. Wrong …

Immigration

Rishi Sunak’s U.S. Immigration Path

We are all very excited to learn more about the newly elected British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.  What do we know about his U.S. Immigration journey? This is a very interesting and timely question and one I was asked a few times over the last few days.  While I don’t know the exact facts concerning his immigration journey, I can speculate approximately how and …

Editorial

Raj_Shah

Editorial November 2022

Dear Reader Every major religion in the world has a tenet around being generous, thankful, kind and hopeful. And these feelings become more prominent at festival time. I love festivals, both my Hindu festivals and non-Hindu festivals. Festivals bring hope, appreciation and kindness. In the last issue we talked about celebrating the Hindu festivals Navratri and Diwali. This month is …

Community News

Nitya Kunta

Nitya Kunta from Windermere brings Sharanaagati message in her Bharatanatyam performance Review by Smrithi Sankar Krishnan

On July 31st, 2022, Nitya Kunta performed her Bharatanatyam Rangapravesam at Windermere, Florida, under her watchful Acharya, Dr. Smt. Subashree Narayanan, from Jacksonville, Florida, disciple of Padma Bhushan Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan, Shantala Awardee and Karnataka Kalashree Guru B. Bhanumati, and Nritya Nipune Guru Smt. Sheela Chandrashekar. Dr. Narayanan is the Director of KalAradhana School of Arts. Nitya has been learning …

Community News

Garba in South Florida

The Price of Garba – Parth Oza brings first time ever traditional Raas- Garba in South Florida – By Shuchita Rao

  Nova Southeastern University’s spacious indoor stadium in Davie, Florida, came alive with more than 1,200 Raas-Garba lovers on Saturday evening, October 22, 2022, with globally recognized playback singer Parth Oza’s dynamic live-music accompaniment to community celebrations of the Diwali festival. The grand event was organized by Desh-Videsh Media Group and Ace DJ. Garba, the traditional folk dance from Gujarat, …

Community News

Community News February 2021

Upcoming Community Events

20 Years of Shreya Ghoshal in Orlando – Florida When: 2022-11-18 Where: Addition Arena (CFE) | Host: Krish Patel 407-454-3334 | krishpatel369@hotmail.com Indian Art Festival When: 2022-12-03 Where: Pompano Beach Amphitheater and the Adjacent Ground | Host: Akshaya Patra Foundation and Florida Fine Arts 781-438-3090 | raj.namaste2022@gmail.com Indian Art Festival When: 2022-12-04 Where: Pompano Beach Indoor Cultural Center | Host: …