November Atlanta 2022

Desh-Videsh November Atlanta 2022

COVER STORY

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, …

Digital Magazine

November 2022
Past Digital Magazine

Letters to Editor

Letters-to-the-editor

Letters to Editor

Kudos to Desh- Videsh for publishing its first Atlanta edition in October 2022. The cover page conveys the message of happiness and spirituality that majority Indian Americans derive from celebration of Diwali- Festival of Lights. The magazine has covered a vast range of topics for the Atlanta readers ranging from Diwali celebration editorial, entertainment, Atlanta current events, travel, immigration, Indian …

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 …

Must Read Book

Must read books

Must Read Books Nov 2022

Inspired By India: How India Transformed Global Design By Phyllida Jay Inspired by India is an exploration of more than six centuries of trade, cultural exchange, and inspiration between India and the West. Through the lens of various material categories, including textiles, fashion, jewelry, and perfume, marvelous stories unfold surrounding the histories of objects and the complex networks of cultural …

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 …

Religion

Lord Vishnu

Spirituality and Wisdom in the Vedas – Sri Nandanandana Dasa

The spiritual world is not a myth, although it may certainly be a mystery to those without sufficient knowledge or experience. Many traditions, religions or cultures from around the world tell of another world, the afterlife or a heavenly or spiritual abode. But many of them do not say much about it, but only give hints as to its real …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Community News

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta

Diwali Celebrations at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Atlanta, GA

Diwali is one of the best Hindu festivals celebrated with lights, colors and worshiping God. Hindus all over the globe celebrate this pious festival with wholehearted devotion and enthusiasm. This year Diwali was celebrated at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Atlanta, GA on October 24 with great festivities and tradition. October is observed as the Hindu Heritage Month is being …

Community News

Dr Veena N Rao

Dr Veena N Rao Receives Pink Frog Legacy

Dr Veena N Rao is a passionate as well as a dedicated scientist who has been sorting out the mysteries of the BRCA1 gene and its role in breast and ovarian cancer for more than 20 years. Her persistent research and studies have been acknowledged at different levels and by various organizations. Recently, she was chosen for the Pink Frog …

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 …

Atlanta Editroial Nov 2022

Raj_Shah

Atlanta Editorial November 2022

Dear Reader First of all, let me thank advertisers, readers and well wishers of Desh -Videsh in the Atlanta area. Because of your support we have been able to launch the Desh-Videsh Atlanta Edition. I also would like to thank all 17,000-plus people who have filled out free subscription forms. And last, but definitely not least, I would like to …

Community News

Sai Health Fair

Grand Success of the Sai Health Fair By Mahadev Desai

The SAI Health Fair, which was organized on October 15, 2022, saw a huge turnout of more than 200 people seeking medical assistance for various reasons. It took place at the Hindu Temple, Riverdale, Georgia, in coordination with the Georgia Indian Nurses Association (GINA) with the active participation of the Georgia Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage (GAPI). Dr Sujatha …

Community News

Community News January 2023

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: …

Community News

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar gets ‘Gandhi Peace Pilgrim’ award

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar gets ‘Gandhi Peace Pilgrim’ award By Ravi R. Ponangi

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, eminent spiritual leader and global emissary of peace, non-violence and humanity, was honored with the Gandhi Peace Pilgrim award by the Gandhi Foundation of USA (GFUSA) on November 10, 2022. The prestigious award was bestowed in appreciation and recognition of Guruji’s efforts to spread messages of peace and non-violence, as embraced by Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. …