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    President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

    President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations On November 23, 2016 President-elect Donald J. Trump nominated Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC), a leading Indian American republican, as the United States …

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  • Top Cricket – Bollywood Couples of All Time

    Top Cricket – Bollywood Couples of All Time

    Cricket is like a religion in India and cricketers are worshipped like gods. Bollywood is an equally integral part in the life of Indian movie-buffs. Fans from both arenas want to stay updated about the minutest details of their favorite cricketers and actors and are …

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    U.S. Postal Service Commemorated Festival of Diwali with a Forever Stamp Today

    NEW YORK CITY —The U.S. Postal Service commemorated the joyous Hindu festival of Diwali by dedicating the Diwali Forever stamp today. The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony took place at the Consulate General of India in New York City. The public is asked to share the news …

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  • Keep the Festive Spirit Alive in the US

    Keep the Festive Spirit Alive in the US

    Celebrating festivals is not always easy when you’re away from your home country, but there are ways to keep the festive spirit alive! By Taniya Talukdar India is perhaps one of the few countries in the world that has a festival season that is kickstarted …

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    Team West Indies: Player Profiles

    Lendl Simmons     Born in January 25, 1985 in the Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Lendl Simmonsis an all-rounder, a right handed batsman, a right arm medium pace bowler, and also a part-time wicket keeper. Lendl Simmons, a consistent opener for Trinidad and …

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  • Team India: Player Profiles

    Team India: Player Profiles

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane K. L. Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Amit Mishra, Stuart Binny Mahendra Singh Dhoni He is arguably India’s most successful captain having won almost everything …

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  • Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

    Anurag Thakur: The Force Behind T20 Matches in the US

    Anurag Thakur, a man who adorns many hats and lives up to each of his responsibilities with utmost sincerity and honesty is the mastermind behind bringing T20 Matches to the United States. Born on October 24, 1974, Anurag Singh Thakur is a member of Lok …

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  • Dennis Hardial: South Florida Cricket Venue Manager

    Dennis Hardial: South Florida Cricket Venue Manager

    On behalf of the Indian and Indo Caribbean community in Florida, Desh Videsh Media Group would like to thank Mr. Hardial for all his efforts to bring cricket and Indo Caribbean culture to South Florida. Accountant by profession, Trinidadian culture promoter, cricket enthusiast, and a …

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  • HIGH NOON IN LAUDERHILL

    HIGH NOON IN LAUDERHILL

    By Kamal Abdool and Tony Deyal Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, Till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat; But there is neither East nor West, Border, nor Breed, nor Birth, When two …

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  • Celebrating India Independence Day in the US

    Celebrating India Independence Day in the US

    They might be away from their native country, but that doesn’t stop Indians and Indian Americans from celebrating Indian Independence Day. By Taniya Talukdar Being away from your native land, it isn’t easy for anyone to hold on to their culture and celebrate different festivals …

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  • Revathi Balakrishnan Inspires Future Indian American Teachers

    Revathi Balakrishnan Inspires Future Indian American Teachers

    Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year 2016, Revathi Balakrishnan, is happy to make the Indian American community proud! By Taniya Talukdar Revathi Balakrishnan is a talented and gifted specialist at Patsy Sommer Elementary in Austin, Texas. She was recently chosen as the 2016 Texas Teacher …

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    STRONG ECONOMIC GROWTH A KEY DRIVER OF NRI INVESTMENT IN INDIA

    India’s strong economic growth remain major driving force of increased investment from overseas Indians in the country, finds a new report by WealthInsight. India’s economy has overtaken China’s to become the world’s fastest growing major economy in late 2015. The economy grew by 7.3% in …

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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 …

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    Craning for the Peak

    The year was 1957. Clutching a hundred rupee note given by his father, a youngster in Guntur started out on his supari business and an entrepreneurial dream. He believed that sticking to quality alone would help him find a place in customers’ hearts. Today, his …

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    Mohini Bhradwaj

    Propelled to Blinding Fame –   Success is always sweet. Regardless of how and when it comes, fame and achievement have something special about them. When success comes at an early age, however, it usually comes with a heavy price to be paid. No one, …

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    Mira Nair

    When Life Gave Direction – People may opine that life is a stage, and others may say that it’s a larger than life canvas, and a select few may add that it is but the smallest fragment of the universe – almost insignificant. Any, and …

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    Srilata Zaheer

    Paving the Way for Intellect and Opportunity –   Education is a seriouscause among girls – especially when it comes to the girl child in India. It is commonly known that girls often do not get the same platforms and opportunities as boys are given. …

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    Padma Lakshmi

    The Recipe for Success – Padma Lakshmi We all are slaves to our destiny. Life has its own secret plans. While we plan and work and dream of the future, life has its own ways of surprising and throwing us off guard. Many people have …

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    The Pledge to Make a Difference – Kamala Devi Harris

    The Pledge to Make a Difference – Kamala Devi Harris Very often in life, we are motivated by something that we look up to. This could be in the form of a person, an ideal or even a goal. In each of these cases, the …

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    In honor of Women’s History Month – Indra Nooyi

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. The rise of Indra Nooyi from her teen days at Chennai, India through the struggling days at Yale University to her imminent numero uno position at …

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