November 2019

Desh Videsh November 2019

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Don’t Just Travel – Submerge into the Culture

Don’t Just Travel to India – Submerge into the Culture
By Chahna Tailor

Last month, I visited the state of Kerala in India for the first time. Many vacation here because of its natural beauty – the never-ending shoreline, miles and miles of serene backwaters, and rich wildlife. Kerala boasts everything from delectable food to the arts to stunning architecture. However, my reason for this visit is a little different. Kerala is also …

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Best Palace Hotels in India Worth a Visit

Best Palace Hotels in India Worth a Visit

The rich history, culture, and heritage of India has so much to offer, from mesmerizing temples and historical monuments to lavish palaces and grand hills. Some of India’s most opulent royal palaces have been converted into heritage hotels. Admire the architecture and soak up the history by spending a few nights in a palace in true Maharaja style! These palace …

Travel

Most Visited Religious Sites Across India

Most Visited Religious Sites Across India

India is known for its rich culture, heritage, and religious diversity. Home to a diverse range of faiths, the nation’s multi-religious identity lends itself to a unique landscape for visitors to enjoy. People from all over the world visit India specifically to admire the religious sites scattered across the country. If you are looking to add a few religious stops …

Travel

Top Wellness Destinations in India

Top Wellness Destinations in India

When it comes to health and wellness retreats, India is definitely at the top of the list. With so much diversity, the country has much to offer wellness travelers, whether its yoga, meditation, Ayurveda or fitness. Wellness travel allows visitors to India indulge in the holistic rejuvenation of mind, body and soul. Add these popular wellness destinations in India to …

NRI News

Indian-Origin Economist Abhijit Banerjee Wins Nobel Prize

Indian-Origin Economist Abhijit Banerjee Wins Nobel Prize

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, for their “experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.” Banerjee and Duflo, a French-American, have been married for four years. They are the first couple to win a Nobel Prize in Economics, and the sixth Nobel-winning couple so far. Abhijit Banerjee and his wife Duflo …

Education

The Future of India - Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

The Future of India – Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation
By Raj  Shah

In 2017, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation (EVF) a unique goal of establishing 100,000 schools by the year 2022  – the 75th year of India’s independence. Volunteers and management of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation accepted this challenge very gracefully and predicted that they will reach this goal way ahead of time. To date, EVF has established 99,209 …

Bollywood

Bala, Motichoor Chaknachoor, Drive & Satellite Shanker Trailers Out

Bala, Motichoor Chaknachoor, Drive & Satellite Shanker Trailers Out

Ayushmann Khurrana stars in Bala a satirical comedy and a hilarious take on male pattern baldness. Stree director Amar Kaushik is helming the movie, which also stars Yami Gautam, Bhumi Pednekar, Javed Jaffrey, Saurabh Shukla, and Seema Pahwa. Bala will release on November 7. Another trailer released this month was Motichoor Chaknachoor, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Athiya Shetty. Directed by …

Desi TV

Cast of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Meets PM Narendra Modi

Cast of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah Meets PM Narendra Modi

The cast of Sab TV’s most popular family show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah (TMKOC) met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The comedy show team was part of a huge delegation of the Indian entertainment industry that met with PM Modi recently to discuss creative initiatives to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. PM Modi …

Community News

Community News December 2020

Community News November 2019

Florida Orlando Annakut At Shri Shiv Dham Hindu Temple When: 11/03/2019, 9:00 AM Where: Shri Shiv Dham Hindu Temple 460 Oberry Hoover Rd, Orlando,32825 Contact: 407-380-2661 Host: Shri Shiv Dham Hindu Temple 3rd Anniversary Yagna When: 11/06/2019, 6:45 PM Where: Radha Govind Society 1050 NW 114th Ave., Plantation,33323 Contact: 754-304-5847; 954-907-2717 Host: Radha Govind Society Group Dance Competition When: 11/16/2019, …

Editorial

Raj Shah, Managing Editor of Desh Videsh Media Group

Editorial November 2019

Dear Readers, For me, November is one of the best months. This is the month that Aruna and I are getting ready to go to India, and I look forward to visiting my Martubhumi once again. I am sure some of you are also getting ready to visit India and that is why we present this special issue on travel …