October 2022

Desh-Videsh October 2022



Prince of Garba and Bollywood Actor in South Florida

Parth Oza, a Prince of Traditional Garba, versatile bollywood actor/singer, super talented, charming, energetic, handsome, electrifying performer is coming to South Florida.This will be the first and largest event of its kind in South Florida.. Parth Oza has given his voice for various ads, films , documentaries ,serials, and albums. He believes in spreading our Indian culture through music.In a …

Digital Magazine

October 2022
October 2022
Past Digital Magazine



Happy Diwali! By Chahna Tailor

Diwali, the Hindu New Year, is a time of renewal. We want to bring in light, positivity, and kindness. We want to remove darkness, negativity, and anything that drains our energy. Darkness could be seen as external, but what about internal? Have you ever experienced intrusive thoughts? Intrusive thoughts are recurring thoughts that are unwanted and cause distress. They can …


hindu temple

Genesis of Hinduphobia By Dhiru Shah

Distortion & Denigration of Hinduism & Indian History by British Colonialists & Missionaries    George Orwell has rightly said: “The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” The British colonialists mastered that practice after the conquest of India so as to govern their crown jewel with minimum challenge! They funded …



What Diwali Means to Me by Raj Shah

About 10 years back, Aruna and I started this tradition at Diwali time that we will do Diwali pooja at our home and invite parents with young children. It had multiple reasons — first and foremost, our kids and grandkids live in California. Obviously, we miss them. Inviting parents with young children who remind us of our own kids fills …


Caribbean medical school

Is a Caribbean medical school worth it, and do you get a return on investment? By Dr. Bhartiben Patel

It’s been 10 years since I graduated from medical school in the Caribbean. Although much has happened since then, I still remember all the wonderful feelings surrounding my acceptance to the school. I was excited at the time to learn about the world and be around smart people. I was eager to see where I stood, competing against the best. …


Attorney Seth Finberg

Cap Exempt H-1B visas … What to do if your current or prospective employee was not selected in the H-1B lottery?

I recently had a South Florida-based Financial Services company reach out to me concerning an international student employee of theirs.  “David” is a very promising young man from South America who graduated last year with a master’s degree from a top Florida University.   Over the past year, while on post-completion F-1 OPT (Optional Practical Training), David became a rising …

Bollywood News

Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher meets his ‘Hero’ Hima Das in Guwahati

Very few people have the honest and open heart to praise a youngster and call her an idol. Ace actor Anupam Kher, however, is an exception. The talented actor exudes a loving nature full of respect for any talented person. Recently, on his visit to Guwahati, the capital of Assam, he met the sensational young sprinter Hima Das. Kher was …

Bollywood TV

Amitabh Bachchan

Fan’s Letter Leaves Big B Emotional

Living legend Amitabh Bachchan has received a bounty of awards, accolades and admiration throughout his acting career which is very active even today. However, a note of appreciation, a letter praising his compassionate and human character left him completely drowned with emotion. It took place in one of the episodes of Kaun Banega Crorepati’s current season. Big B is hosting …


Raj Shah, Managing Editor of Desh-Videsh Media Group

Editorial October 2022

Dear Reader First, let me wish Happy Diwali to all our Hindu, Jain, Sikh and Buddist Readers and supporters. I would also like to wish all our Gujarati readers Happy Hindu new year! May Lord Rama and Devi Laxmi ji bless you and your family with happiness and prosperity! In this issue, we are covering various articles starting with What …

Community News

Community News April 2024

Upcoming Community Events

Global Mela 2022 When: 2022-10-08 Where: 5675 Jimmy Carter Blvd. | Host: Global Mall 770-416-1111 | globalmela@amsglobalmall.com Click Here for More Information 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 Click Here for More Information Prince Of Garba Parth Oza When: 2022-10-22 Where: Nova University Rick …

Community News

Hindustani Music

Memorable Hindustani Music Performance

On September 18, 2022, as the sunny Sunday afternoon started to gently wind down to a glorious sunset, the rich and resonant strains of raga music playing on slide guitar gripped listeners in a magical spell at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale. Renowned Mohan Veena (slide guitar) artist and Grammy award winner Pandit Vishwa Mohan (VM) Bhatt accompanied by master percussionist …


Must read books

Must Read Books

Kautilyanomics: For Modern Times by Sriram Balasubramanian India was an economic power to reckon with until its economic decline in the 18th century. What explains this long period of prosperity? The answer might lie in a framework of social and economic thought that lies buried in our ancient heritage, says Sriram Balasubramanian, of which Kautilya’s Arthashastra is a major example. …