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Desh-Videsh, Indian magazine and deshvidesh.com and Indian news portal are members of Desh-Videsh Media Group. They cover a wide variety of Bollywood, Immigration, Indian weddings, Indian Culture and Indian religion news for a diverse audience in the United States. Promoting the Indian subcontinent in the US since 1993, Desh-Videsh magazine is widely circulated in the US. Desh-Videsh Media Group reaches a varied audience of over 1.5 Millions Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshi, and Indo-Caribbeans living in the USA.

Desh-Videsh November 2022

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Namaste! Festival and Namaste! Concert

Namaste! Festival and Namaste! Concert

Celebrates Indian Heritage With Electrifying Cultural Experience December 3 and One-of-a-Kind Concert December 4 In early 2020, three Indian-South Floridians who had relocated from the North-East, got together to discuss how they could launch a chapter of their favorite charity, Akshaya Patra. “It seemed inconceivable to us that a charity feeding 2 million children a day in India, with 35 …

Digital Magazine

November 2022
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Increadible Indians

Rishi_Sunak

Rishi Sunak: The first India-Origin Hindu Prime Minister of UK

  “All Indian lead­ers will be of low cal­i­bre and men of straw. They will have sweet tongues and silly hearts.” In 1931, Winston Churchill, late prime minister of Britain, said these words describing Indians and Indian leaders.  The evil empire of Britain ruled and looted India for decades. The tide has turned and now Britain Prime minister Rishi Sunak, …

Hinduism

Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Pramukh Swami Maharaj – A Beacon of Values, Hope & Faith By Chirag Patel

The land of the great king Bharat, known as Bharat, now widely known as India is a mystical land. Every Indian, from this auspicious land, at our core, we are born with the hint of Sanatan Dharma based faith and spirituality. While the level of intensity varies, mostly, one or another way, we Indians stay connected to our Santana ways …

Incredible Indians

Sonal Shah

Sonal Shah Becomes the CEO of The Texas Tribune

A successful change of leadership starts with an able and accomplished individual who can assume new responsibilities with proficiency and ease. The Texas Tribune has found an ideal candidate for its new CEO in Sonal Shah, who is highly qualified and suitably experienced to excel in the post. The achievement of Indian-American Sonal Shah makes India proud and is certainly …

Editorial

Raj_Shah

Editorial November 2022

Dear Reader Every major religion in the world has a tenet around being generous, thankful, kind and hopeful. And these feelings become more prominent at festival time. I love festivals, both my Hindu festivals and non-Hindu festivals. Festivals bring hope, appreciation and kindness. In the last issue we talked about celebrating the Hindu festivals Navratri and Diwali. This month is …

NRI News

Indian-Origin Footballer Mia Bhuta

NRI News November 2022

Chandru Acharya to Represent Hinduism in Security Advisory Council Chandru Acharya, an active member of the RSS’ (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) US branch of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh has been appointed as a member of Homeland Security’s faith-based Security Advisory Council. He is one of the 25 distinguished religious personalities of the USA to be a part of this Council. Not only …

Bollywood News

Palak Muchhal and Mithoon

Wedding Bells for Palak Muchhal and Mithoon

It can rightly be called a marriage of melodies. The super hit singer Palak Muchhal recently married composer Mithoon in early November 2022. They have created quite a few famous songs together, and now it is time for them to move ahead in the song of life. They worked together on songs, such as “Keh Bhi De” and “Door Na …

Bollywood TV

Neha Kakkar

Neha Kakkar breaks down in tears at Indian Idol 13.

It was truly a moment of joy and achievement for singer Neha Kakkar when she heard superstar Govinda say that he is a great admirer of her songs. It was a special episode of Indian Idol 13, where Govinda, his wife Sunita, and daughter Tina were invited as special guests. Sunita said that Govinda is a great fan of Indian …

Horoscope

Horoscope August 2020

Horoscope November 2022

Aries There will be mental unrest this month. The conscience will remain restless due to some unidentified reason. Be aware of any rudeness in your nature that might lead to an increase in confusion. In the beginning, due to the instigation of a family member, momentary differences may arise with the spouse. Loss is possible from an important contract. Wrong …

Immigration

Rishi Sunak’s U.S. Immigration Path

We are all very excited to learn more about the newly elected British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.  What do we know about his U.S. Immigration journey? This is a very interesting and timely question and one I was asked a few times over the last few days.  While I don’t know the exact facts concerning his immigration journey, I can speculate approximately how and …

Education

Happy young family

What kind of parent are you? By Dr. Namitha Raju

Most of us are aware of the controlling parent and the lenient parent. A controlling parent manages their kids’ behaviors using dominating techniques such as threats, yelling, shaming, sarcasm, or punishments. Parents who use control don’t like it but feel compelled to use it. Moreover, with time, the threats go up in intensity. Otherwise, they don’t work. While this method …

Community News

Nitya Kunta

Nitya Kunta from Windermere brings Sharanaagati message in her Bharatanatyam performance Review by Smrithi Sankar Krishnan

On July 31st, 2022, Nitya Kunta performed her Bharatanatyam Rangapravesam at Windermere, Florida, under her watchful Acharya, Dr. Smt. Subashree Narayanan, from Jacksonville, Florida, disciple of Padma Bhushan Smt. Kalanidhi Narayanan, Shantala Awardee and Karnataka Kalashree Guru B. Bhanumati, and Nritya Nipune Guru Smt. Sheela Chandrashekar. Dr. Narayanan is the Director of KalAradhana School of Arts. Nitya has been learning …

Community News

Garba in South Florida

The Price of Garba – Parth Oza brings first time ever traditional Raas- Garba in South Florida – By Shuchita Rao

  Nova Southeastern University’s spacious indoor stadium in Davie, Florida, came alive with more than 1,200 Raas-Garba lovers on Saturday evening, October 22, 2022, with globally recognized playback singer Parth Oza’s dynamic live-music accompaniment to community celebrations of the Diwali festival. The grand event was organized by Desh-Videsh Media Group and Ace DJ. Garba, the traditional folk dance from Gujarat, …

Community News

Community News February 2021

Upcoming Community Events

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 Indian Art Festival When: 2022-12-03 Where: Pompano Beach Amphitheater and the Adjacent Ground | Host: Akshaya Patra Foundation and Florida Fine Arts 781-438-3090 | raj.namaste2022@gmail.com Indian Art Festival When: 2022-12-04 Where: Pompano Beach Indoor Cultural Center | Host: …

Desh-Videsh October Atlanta Edition 2022

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diwali

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 …

Digital Magazine

October 2022
Past Digital Magazine

mahatma gandhi

Gandhi: Both Inspirational and Inspired!

Currently, not only in India, but all over the world, millions of people including political leaders from hundreds of countries are getting inspired by Mahatma Gandhi. In this article, however, we will look into how Mahatma Gandhi was inspired. Gandhiji was a people person. He met hundreds of people every day. He was also a very avid reader. Therefore, it …

Hinduism

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 …

Education

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. …

Books

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. …

Immigration

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 …

Health

Diwali

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 …

Incredible Indians

Forbes 50 over 50 awards

7 Indian American women among Forbes ‘50 Over 50’

Crossing five decades of life does not mean becoming old; it means adding to one’s wisdom, experience, and achievements in life. Forbes “50 over 50” awards are given as a salutation to the accomplishments of 50+ women in various categories, including Lifestyle, Impact, Entrepreneurs, and Money. This year, seven Indian American women have made it to this list. They are …

Get to Know

sula-vineyards

Pairing Wine with Indian Cuisine

Pairing Wine with Indian Cuisine The taste of India is perhaps one of the best elements of Indian culture. It has diversity like the country and a unique blend of select spices and herbs that make Indian food some of the most highly regarded in the world. Be it pure vegetarian, or non-vegetarian, Indian food is rich in taste, aroma, …

NRI News

NRI News

NRI News October 2022

Neha Narkhede: Youngest Woman Entrepreneur She is synonymous with intelligence, diligence, and initiative. Meet Neha Narkhede, a 37-year-old American Indian who was featured in the “IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2022.” In fact, she was specially mentioned as the youngest woman entrepreneur who achieved the position all by herself. As the co-founder of a data technology company named Confluent, …

Community News

Hinduism

Combating Hinduphobia through Awareness

Hindu Americans have contributed greatly to the development and growth of the USA, and this has been widely acclaimed by the lawmakers of the country. Yet, a recent trend of anti-Hinduism propaganda, or Hinduphobia, has been prevalent in the virtual media supported by memes and other narratives that actively spread hatred and toxicity. It was discussed at the National Hindu …

Community News

New Jersey Hindu Americans Demand Rescission of Hateful Resolution by Teaneck Democrats

Almost 55 Hindu American organizations representing more than 155,000 residents of Bergen County, NJ, and surrounding areas signed a letter condemning a hateful resolution recently passed by the Teaneck Democratic Municipal Committee (TDMC). The resolution labels almost every major Hindu American organization in the US as fascist organizations which promote hate and terrorism. Hindu Americans see this resolution as a …

Community News

Nikki Haley

“Vote for Herschel Walker” urges Nikki Haley

Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley has extended her support for the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Herschel Walker, and urged the Asian American voters of Atlanta to vote for Walker. At the “Republican Rally for the Indian American Community” outside Global Mall in Norcross, on Friday, September 9, Haley admitted that the Republican Party could do better. She further …

Community News

Kishan Tallapally becomes a member of the Johns Creek City ACE Committee

It is indeed a great honor for Kishan Tallapally to be nominated as a member of the Johns Creek City Arts, Culture and Entertainment (ACE) Committee. The city of Johns Creek has the unique feature of cultural diversity. The residents of the city represent various ethos and values and live a united life of peace and harmony in the city. …

Community News

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation USA

The Fundraising Program of the Atlanta Chapter of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation, USA

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA was initiated on the principles of providing education to the underprivileged children of rural India. They believe that education can bring the greater world within reach of these children and expand their horizons towards a far better life. With this vision, the Ekal Vidyalaya began its journey back in 1989 and changed the academic scene …

Editorial

Raj Shah-Managing Editor of Desh-Videsh Media Group

Editorial October Atlanta 2022

Dear Reader First, let me wish a Happy Diwali to all of our Hindu, Jain, Sikh, and Buddhist readers and supporters. I would also like to wish all of our Gujarati readers a Happy Hindu New Year! May Lord Rama and Devi Laxmi ji bless you and your family with happiness and prosperity! Just like all of you, we are …

Horoscope

Horoscope August 2020

Horoscope October 2022

Aries (March 21 to April 20) This is the month to concentrate on your career and work hard. This may affect your health. However, get some rest to regain energy. The results of your diligence will be wonderful. Your efforts will be appreciated by higher authorities. For students, fruitful results will come soon. Businessmen — avoid investing in new projects. …

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 …

Community News

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Bollywood

Anupam Kher Visits Kailash Temple In Agra
Anupam Kher Visits Kailash Temple In Agra
Veteran actor Anupam Kher had an amazing experience filled with devotion and gratitude during his visit to the Kailash Temple near Agra. Kher was shooting for his upcoming movie Kuch Khattaa Ho Jaay in Agra and had an opportunity...
Happy Birthday: Big B turns 80
Happy Birthday: Big B turns 80
He is an institution in and of himself. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan turned 80 on October 11, 2022. The showman with five decades in the film industry was greeted by a cross-section of his fans and followers among others. Even...

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India News

68th National Film Awards
68th National Film Awards
Soorarai Pottru Wins Best Film; Suriya, Ajay Devgn Share Best Actor Award The 68th National Film Award winners were announced on Friday, July 22 2022 in New Delhi. Considering the Covid-related delays, this year’s ceremony honored films from several...

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NRI News

NRI News November 2022
NRI News November 2022
Chandru Acharya to Represent Hinduism in Security Advisory Council Chandru Acharya, an active member of the RSS’ (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) US branch of Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh has been appointed as a member of Homeland Security’s faith-based Security Advisory Council....
NRI News October 2022
NRI News October 2022
Neha Narkhede: Youngest Woman Entrepreneur She is synonymous with intelligence, diligence, and initiative. Meet Neha Narkhede, a 37-year-old American Indian who was featured in the “IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2022.” In fact, she was specially mentioned as...
Anti-India Sentiments in the US by Dr. Mohini Shinde
Anti-India Sentiments in the US by Dr. Mohini Shinde
DisInfo Lab, a company with the motive of unveiling fake news, just came out with its own research report titled, “Operation Tupac – Decoding The Longest War” in response to the USCIRF (United States Commission on International Religious Freedom)...

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Immigration News

Rishi Sunak’s U.S. Immigration Path
Rishi Sunak’s U.S. Immigration Path
We are all very excited to learn more about the newly elected British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.  What do we know about his U.S. Immigration journey? This is a very interesting and timely question and one I was asked a...
Frequently asked Questions on Premium Processing
Frequently asked Questions on Premium Processing
What exactly is Premium Processing?   Premium processing is a service, where available, for an extra fee employers can get a decision from the USCIS much more quickly on certain employment-based visa petitions.   This usually costs $2,500 and you should get...

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Religion

Horoscope November 2022
Horoscope November 2022
Aries There will be mental unrest this month. The conscience will remain restless due to some unidentified reason. Be aware of any rudeness in your nature that might lead to an increase in confusion. In the beginning, due to...
Horoscope October 2022
Horoscope October 2022
Aries (March 21 to April 20) This is the month to concentrate on your career and work hard. This may affect your health. However, get some rest to regain energy. The results of your diligence will be wonderful. Your...
What Diwali Means to Me  by Raj Shah
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...

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Health

Hindu Heritage – The Real Amrita
Hindu Heritage – The Real Amrita
Happy Diwali and also Happy Dhanteras! Today, let me talk about one of Hindu Festivals, Dhanteras. Not too many Hindus know the real significance of this important Hindu Festival. Dhanteras, also known as Dhanvantari Trayodashi, Dhantrayodashi, or Dhanvantari Jayanti,...
Ayurvedic Tips and Tricks By Chahna Tailor
Ayurvedic Tips and Tricks By Chahna Tailor
Happy August! Since we are in the full swing of the summer season, let’s go through some Ayurvedic tips to brighten your skin, make your hair healthier, and keep you calm and relaxed through this fun time! Skin Care...

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Sports

Youth Cricket in South Florida
Youth Cricket in South Florida
Imagine yourself living somewhere amidst the culturally diverse yet closely knit tri-county of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach, in the sunshine state — where outdoor sports can be played all year round. Imagine again, that you live not too...

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