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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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  • Forbes

    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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  • C.P. Viswanath and Shobha Viswanath

    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

    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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  • Indra Nooyi

    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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  • Anoushka Shankar

    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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