August 2007

Desh Videsh August 2007- Cover Story

The Essence of Republic Day

The Essence of Republic Day

The essence behind the commemoration of Republic Day is not only to celebrate India’s secularism and democracy, but also to make us feel proud of our culture, many languages, social norms, traditions, customs, religions, strong sense of community, and the individual distinctiveness that makes India a wonderful multi-cultural country. It is this spirit, which makes us feel proud of our …

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Health

OSTEOPOROSIS

OSTEOPOROSIS

I can still vividly picture my 80-something year old grandmother craning her neck upwards just to be able to see straight ahead while walking.  She had horrible osteoporosis that left her with a stooping posture reminiscent of the Hunchback of Notre Dame. Though I felt very bad for her, I remember thinking to myself that this was just a normal …

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Recipes

Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter!

Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter!

If you are looking for a way to keep your family warm this winter, these recipes are for you! A hot bowl of soup is sure to warm the soul on a cold, snowy winter day. These hearty soups are tasty and elegant enough to serve at your next dinner party! Thai Carrot Soup with Ginger and Lemongrass This soup …

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Are Your Kids Spoiled?

Are Your Kids Spoiled?

Spoiled children result from parents’ surrender of control. The problem is even if your child is a little spoiled, you may be the last one to realize there is a problem and that you are the only who can fix it. Most parents do not understand exactly what spoiling your children means, for example, “They mistake indulgence for spoiling,” says …

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Where Do We Stand?

Where Do We Stand?

On the eve of the 59th Republic Day of India, when the entire nation is set to celebrate the occasion with pomp, with a cultural parade and display of military resources at the capital, flag hoisting, and the like all over the nation, it is also a time to review what the nation has achieved, where it lags, and most …

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Book Review

Book Review

Book Review

Author by Sushama Londhe  Anjana Appachana and Arvind Sharma A Tribute to Hinduism: Thoughts and Wisdom spanning continents and time about India and her culture by Sushama Londhe  Since time immemorial, India has been synonymous with spiritual knowledge, and people have been drawn to her sacred land. Some were philosophers, poets, writers, historians, scientists, and travelers. Some came to India; …

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Health

Healthy Times

Healthy Times

NRI doctors offer a healing touch for Bengal’s poor  Thanks to the initiative of 20 NRI doctors mostly from Britain and the U.S., a hospital is being set up in West Bengal with the aim of providing quality healthcare at a low cost to the poor. Sanjiban, which will be located on the outskirts of Howrah and about 19 miles …

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Bollywood

Bollywood Today

Bollywood Today

Things not working well for Aaja Nachle Madhuri Dixit-Nene’s much touted come back film Aaja Nachle is in the news, no doubt, but not for the best reasons. Post release, while Madhuri’s performance has been lauded everywhere, the film has not received a good response at the box office due to poor story-telling and an excessive focus on Madhuri. In …

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