March 2005

Desh Videsh March 2005 – Cover Story

PATIALA One of the richest princely states in British India

PATIALA

One of the richest princely states in British India Patiala is now a repository of stories in old brick and stone.Three kids are coming down the narrow track, dragging along an old bicycle; they are looking for a neon tree. I point out one near Jalau Khana, the old shuttered building fronted by a colonnade, and they move on. Once …

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Tips for Child Development

Tips for Child Development

First and foremost, children get “hooked” on listening to language, and they also learn valuable skills. Children learn the patterns and rhythms of their language, how words can be put together in a fun musical way.Patterns are very important for early reading and for math. Reading specialists have advised that a child’s ability to discriminate and create rhyming words, as …

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Incredible Indians

Incredible South Asians

Incredible South Asians

Women defy odds to tell stories of success Discrimination at work places and prejudice on the home front may be common complaints but successful women have a different story to tell. Take risks, evaluate oneself, do not hesitate to brag about yourself, have courage and hope and be ambitious to succeed are some of the helpful hints that women gave …

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Dilip Barot

Dilip Barot

Building Bridge between Indian and USA Recently, Desh-Videsh sat down with Dilip Barot. A successful businessman, Mr. Barot’s latest venture is an oceanfront resort, and he resides in Palm Beach, FL. He has extensive hands-on experience in development, investment and management of over 7,000 residences over the past 12 years. His success has been published in national and international publications …

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How to Start a Business?

How to Start a Business?

The process of starting a business is an exciting process, yet it involves so many questions! What sort of business do I start? Take a look at what interests you. What are you good at and what do you love to do? The point of starting a business is to do what you like. This is your time to be …

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Incredible Indians

Remembering Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Remembering Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Some people are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them. With Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan it had only been the first two. This legendary singer was born on 13 October 1948 in Lyallpur (later renamed Faisalabad), Pakistan.Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was one of the greatest Qawwals (Sufi singers) ever been on this earth. One …

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Religion

The Indian way of Seeking The Almighty

But in looking at the ritual, at the idol, at the concept, why not start with the opposite assumption? Why start by assuming that they are empty, that they are the remnants of superstition? They had occurred to, they had been devised by seers, by persons of great insight. Therefore, why not start with the assumption that the rituals, the …

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Friendship

Words to Live By

Friendship We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves: we encou-rage each other in mediocrity I m always longing to be with men more excellent than myself. – Charles Lamb Your friend is the one who knows all about you, and still likes you. – Elbert Hubbard A faithful friend is an image of God. – French proverb Who …

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Book Review

Book Review

How to lead a Spiritual life –  By SRI SWAMI CHIDANANDA A life without spiritual sadhana is a dreary waste. A life with spiritual sadhana is wise living-a life that will lead to Blessedness. The combination, the blending together, the harmonising, the combining of an active inner spiritual life with an active outer secular life, fulfilling of legitimate duties and …

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Advice

Dear Asha, I am having some major problems. I am about to get married to the love of my life. Fortunately for me the love of my life is also my old childhood friend. We have known each other since we were toddlers and have literally grown up living down the street from one another. Of course, since I respect …

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