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    In honor of Women’s History Month – Anoushka Shankar

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. Orchestrating a Perfect Life:  Anoushka Shankar A young lady holds an instrument gingerly in her arm. The long neck balances precariously in the clever clasp of …

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    In honor of Women’s History Month

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Desh-Videsh will highlight a few notable women who continue to make headlines around the world. “The widespread nature of aspiration among Indian women is extraordinary with a whopping 80 percent of them ready to go extra-mile to achieve their …

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  • NRI IN USA

    NRI Statistics

    Handbook for NRIs –Click Here Indian-American Population, State-wise United States Census State 1990 2000 2005 2010 Total 815,447 1,678,765 2,313,463 2,843,391 Alabama 4,348 6,900 7,813 13,036 Alaska 472 723 1,090 1,218 Arizona 5,663 14,741 22,029 36,047 Arkansas 1,329 3,104 3,483 7,973 California 159,973 314,819 449,722 …

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    Indian-Origin, Ishaan Patel ‘s Charity Honored In U.S.

    A 13-year-old Indian-origin boy has been honored in the US for his efforts to improve access to education for underprivileged students in America and around the world through his charity organization. Ishaan Patel, founder and CEO of Planting Pencils was recently honored by the Milan …

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  • 67th India Republic Day

    67th India Republic Day

      This year, India celebrated its 67th Republic Day with a much pomp-filled spectacle, including daredevil stunts and flamboyantly coordinated acts. It was a gallant affair showcasing military prowess and glimpses of the nation’s rich heritage. The occasion was graced by French President Francois Hollande as …

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    Desh-Videsh Presents Leading Indian CEOs

    The recent announcement by Google Inc. to appoint a 43 year old Indian, Sundar Pichai as the CEO of Google has created a tremendous ripple. It has bought back the focus on tremendous success of Indians in the Silicon Valley, the past few decades. Indians …

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    Desh-Videsh Community Award 2015

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    NGOs in the South Florida Indian Community jan 2016

    NGOs in the South Florida Indian Community There are over 1.5 million non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in America, and as members of one of the most affluent ethnic communities in the country, Indian Americans are well poised to dedicate their wealth and time to a variety …

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    2015 Community Leader Awards Banquet

    On Saturday, October 10, 2015, Desh Videsh Media Group honored 15 accomplished members of the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in Florida at the first ever 2015 Community Leader Awards Banquet. Over 250 South Asians and Indo-Caribbeans came together in South Florida for this memorable event, …

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  • INDRA K. NOOYI

    NRI ACHIEVERS – MAKING INDIA PROUD ABROAD

    We see that the number of millionaires of Indian origin in Europe, USA, Canada, South Africa and East Asian countries held together far exceeds the number of millionaires in India. There is a popular saying that “Indians are best when they are out of India”. …

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  • 2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Awards

    2015 Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Awards

    Those who leave the comforts of home to conquer new challenges across the globe have a true adventurous spirit. To honor the exceptional and meritorious contributions of Indians living overseas as well as recognize their role in India’s growth, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs …

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    Hindu American Foundation’s NextGen Essay Contest Winners

    Since 2009, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) has sponsored an annual essay writing contest through which the “next generation” can explore their Hindu American identities. The theme for the 2014 essay was “Green Living.” Young writers in the 18-22 and 23-27 age groups were asked …

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  • Dr.Vivek Murthy - First Indian American US Surgeon General

    Dr.Vivek Murthy – First Indian American US Surgeon General by Shalini Pammal

    Author by Shalini Pammal What struck me when I first met Dr. Vivek Murthy was his profound ability to listen. His quiet confidence, exceptional leadership skill and medical acumen are only superseded by his incredible capacity to make everyone he interacts with feel heard. It …

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  • Quotes of the Day: Prime Minister Modi’s US Address

    Quotes of the Day: Prime Minister Modi’s US Address

    On Sunday, September 28, 2014, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addressed a crowd of nearly 20,000 Indians living in the United States as well as several US elected officials and prominent cities, at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. Below are a few thoughts from …

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  • Fareed Zakaria Interviews Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Fareed Zakaria Interviews Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    In his first interview since becoming the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi spoke with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria from his official residence in New Delhi in mid-September 2014. The new Prime Minister and Zakaria covered a range of issues, a few of which are excerpted …

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits the United States

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Visits the United States

    One of the most talked-about, speculated, and most eagerly awaited events is finally here – and the moment is sure to become history. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his trip to America it became fodder for every journalist, and his every move thereafter was …

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  • Indian Americans Dominate Four Academic Super Bowls

    Indian Americans Dominate Four Academic Super Bowls

    “Arise, awake, and stop not until the goal is reached” – Swami Vivekananda said, and Dr. Ratnam Chitturi took it to heart and initiated a journey to provide financial help towards the college education of economically backward students in India. To achieve this goal, North …

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  • The Buzz about Indian Americans and Spelling Bees

    The Buzz about Indian Americans and Spelling Bees

                          Do Indian-Americans have a special gene that makes them excel at spelling? If you take a look at the list of top spellers at the Scripps National Spelling Bee over the last decade, you …

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  • 2014 Ellis Island Medals of Honor

    2014 Ellis Island Medals of Honor

      Every year, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations identifies new Americans who are an embodiment of the American spirit in their celebration of diversity, brotherhood, patriotism and tolerance and honors them with the Ellis Island Medals. The distinguished individuals are recognised for sharing their …

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    Hello Superwomen By Suhani Patel

    Author by Suhani Patel From the beginning, the American way of life has been a very fast paced one, and for today’s generation, it can be especially hard to establish your own identity. For Indian-American women, this country itself isn’t a place foreign to us; …

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