May 2006

Desh Videsh May 2006 – Cover Story

DIWALI - A FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

DIWALI – A FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

The flare sparked up, whizzes high into the slate-black sky of the night and within a moment blossoms into a fountain of colors – resulting in a heavenly display of radiance that lit up the darkness of the night. Down earth, wherever the vision travels, one finds a spectacular illumination of tiny flickering lamps adorning in rows and coming out …

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Festival of India

Happy Ramadan

RAMADAN – THE TIME OF ABSTINENCE

Ramadan is the time when Muslims all over the world – over a billion in number – tend to lead a life of extreme abstinence, discipline and self-control. The absence of food and drink and other pleasures provides a perfect opportunity to concentrate on prayer and worship. At the stroke of the dawn, the voice of the Muazzin chanting the …

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NRI News, India News

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”. Who or what gave rise to this line is not known, but there can hardly …

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NRI News

INDRA K. NOOYI

NRI ACHIEVERS – INDRA K. NOOYI

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 PepsiCo is indeed a saga that may make even the staunchest follower of miracle jump in disbelief. Born on 28 October, 1955 at Madras, Nooyi had her schooling and graduation done at the city …

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NRI News, India News

THE GOP AND INDIAN AMERICANS

The past several years have seen a dramatic turning point for U.S.-India relations and a burgeoning dynamic partnership between Indian Americans and the Republican Party. any Indian Americans are embracing the Republican Party because we support limited government; fewer taxes on American families and businesses; curbs on excessive lawsuits; medical malpractice reform; and President Bush’s strong stance in fighting the …

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Bollywood

Bollywood News

BOLLYWOOD TODAY

Bollywood bids a tearful adieu to Hrishikesh Mukherjee! The illustrious veteran director and Dadasaheb Phalke Awardee Hrishikesh Mukherjee passed away on 27th August after a prolonged illness. The end for this octogenarian Bollywood doyen came at 4.40pm at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai, following renal failure and heart related complications. He had devised a new genre of Hindi films through a cocktail …

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Health

HEALTHY TIMES

Kerala aims high to woo medical tourists for Ayurvedic treatmnent !! India is slowly but gradually emerging as a much-preferred destination for Health Tourism, mainly owing to its international level treatment offered at comparative low cost. Moreover, the relaxation in the Visa rules for tourists seeking medical aid has also helped the cause. However, despite offering almost all kinds of …

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