November 2013

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Religion, Hinduism News

Desh-Videsh Congratulates the HAF 2013 NextGen Essay Contest Winners

Desh-Videsh Congratulates the HAF 2013 NextGen Essay Contest Winners

Young writers participating in the 2013 NextGen Essay Contest, sponsored by Hindu American Foundation (HAF), were asked how this quote inspired them to be Hindu American advocates. Contestants, in three categories based upon their age — 14-17, 18-22, and 23-27 years — were judged on their creativity, style, and focus by a six person panel consisting of HAF Executive Council …

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Incredible Indians, NRI News

Honoring Mahatma Gandhi: South Florida Essay Winners

Honoring Mahatma Gandhi: South Florida Essay Winners

Recently, Desh-Videsh held an essay competition among Bala Vihar children at the Florida Hindu Mandir in Oakland Park, Florida. The essays were to expand on the philosophies and teachings of Mahamta Gandhi. In honor of Gandhiji’s October 2nd birthday, we are delighted to publish the winning entries. Students were asked to select one of the three topics noted below and …

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Health

Nurture a Healthy Heart

Nurture a Healthy Heart

Nurture a Healthy Heart Heart disease is fast emerging as a threat to Indians, both here in the United States and those in India. Despite the fact that many Indians follow a vegetarian diet, many still eat diets rich in fats, sweets, and cholesterol. While Indian food might not be synonymous with healthy eating, there are simple ways to “healthify” …

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Book Review

Dr. M. P. Ravindra Nathan

Book Review

Author by Dr. M. P. Ravindra Nathan AStories from My Heart: A Cardiologist’s Reflections on the Gift of Life By Dr. M. P. Ravindra Nathan Stories from My Heart is a collection of stories and essays that come straight from the author’s heart. Dr. M. P. Ravindra Nathan has had a remarkable journey in medicine under different conditions in many …

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Immigration

Immigration Q & A

Immigration Q & A November 2013

Author by Edward Boreth Q. I What’s going on with the new immigration law? Did they pass something that lets illegal immigrants get green cards? A. Although the Senate passed a bill this summer that would allow many undocumented immigrants to get work permits and eventually permanent residence, the House of Representatives has not yet taken up that issue. Although …

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Bollywood

Bollywood Today -Sonakshi Sinha

Bollywood Today

Sonakshi Sinha Needs No Image Makeover Sonakshi Sinha is quite clear about her no bikini, no short skirts, no kissing funda. When asked if she would consider an image makeover, the pretty actress did not quite agree. She is extremely satisfied with her current Indian image and is not looking at making any changes in the near future. She is …

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Desi TV

Desi TV Duniya

Desi TV Duniya

Harshali Zine Files Case against Stalker Harshali Zine, recently spotted in the popular television serial Diya or Baati Hum in a cameo role, is quite upset. The pretty actress has filed a case after falling victim to the shameful act of stalking recently. While walking down the streets of Lokhandwala, the actress was apparently harassed and eve teased. Her “stalker” …

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