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Desh Videsh January 2017
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2016 Financial Year in Review

2017 is here, and many of us are in the midst of tax prep. Tax returns for 2016 are due on or before April 15, 2017 or October 15, 2017 (if timely extended). Here is your quick reference guide for the preparation of 2016 tax returns.  General Tax Updates   Tax Bracket Adjustment Adjusted for inflation, income tax bracket rose …

Financial Planning
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Getting back to basics: Why a financial game plan is so important.

Getting back to basics: Why a financial game plan is so important. Many of us are familiar with the expression, “failing to plan is planning to fail.” As an Agent with New York Life, I can assure you that—when it comes to financial goals and objectives—this old adage still rings true. In fact, it may be more relevant than ever. …

Financial Planning
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Prominent Indians and Indian Americans

Prominent Indians and Indian Americans Forbes 400 Richest People In the World 2016 Forbes magazine 2016 list of 400 Richest People in the World features several   successful Indians and Indian Americans across industries. In this issue, we provide a glimpse into these entrepreneurial and inspiring individuals. * Information compiled from Forbes.com and Forbes Rankings. 36. Mukesh Ambani, 59 Chairman, Reliance …

Relationship
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5 Things You’re Unlikely to Discover on a First Date

Send your relationship questions to info@deshvidesh.com by Jasbina Ahluwalia, Intersections Match 5 Things You’re Unlikely to Discover on a First Date Before you pass on a second date with a man, consider these five things you are unlikely to discover about a potential partner on a first date. How he interacts with you when he’s not nervous. Regardless of how …

Bollywood
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Bollywood Today

  Dangal overwhelms box office Showcasing a remarkable run, Aamir Khan’s Dangal has already collected approx. Rs.1.07 billion in its first four days of opening. The film showed an upswing of 16.92% and 21.63% on second and third day. Being the biggest Hindi film overseas as well particularly in the Middle East and North America; it has earned an additional …

Desi TV
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Desi TV Duniya

Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke… poised for a shocking twist Heightening the drama, the much loved Sony TV drama Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke… is geared up for a shocking twist ahead. In upcoming episodes, Sonakshi will learn that she cannot be pregnant and will stage an open fight with Dev amidst all family members. Watching the rift between the lovebirds, Neha …

Community News
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TAJ EXPRESS: THE BOLLYWOOD MUSICAL

Taj Express, an Internationally acclaimed musical based out of Mumbai, India, will be coming to the United States in early 2017. Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. Through a fusion of film, dance, and …

News
Goa: 3rd ‘DigiDhan Mela’ organised in Panaji
Goa: 3rd ‘DigiDhan Mela’ organised in Panaji
As part of the nationwide 100-day special campaign to promote digital and cashless transactions, the third ‘DigiDhan Mela’ was organised in Goa’s capital Panaji on Wednesday. Inaugurating ‘DigiDhan Mela’, Union Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar said that excessive cash supply...
Sasikala Natrajan to lead AIADMK
Sasikala Natrajan to lead AIADMK
AIADMK has adopted a resolution to work under the leadership of Sasikala Natarajan in the party general body meeting today. 14 resolutions passed in AIADMK gen body meet; resolution demanding Jayalalithaa’s birthday be celebrated as ‘Nat’l Farmers Day’ also...
Miss Puerto Rico lands Miss World 2016 crown
Miss Puerto Rico lands Miss World 2016 crown
Stephanie del Valle of Puerto Rico has been crowned Miss World 2016, edging out runners-up from the Dominican Republic and Indonesia, and beauties from around the globe. Del Valle, 19, is a brown-eyed brunette student who speaks Spanish, English...
Obama expresses concern on cyber attacks
Obama expresses concern on cyber attacks
The Russians can’t change us or significantly weaken us, Says US president Barack Obama. Addressing the last press conference of 2016, Obama said he had warn Russian President Vladimir Putin in September to stop meddling in American political campaigns...
USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities
USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities
Grants will support citizenship preparation services for permanent residents WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare...
Mahabharata on All India Radio
Mahabharata on All India Radio
For the first time in the history of radio, one of the longest epics of India, ‘Mahabharata’ is being broadcasted on All India Radio from Monday. ‘Mahabharata’ produced by B. R. Chopra in late 80s will be broadcast from...
Horoscope
Horoscope
Aries Mar 21 – Apr 19 The stars in the sky have a special plan for you this year, predicts the 2017 predictions for Aries. It is your energy and excitement which will increase rapidly in the beginning. Surprisingly,...
A Divali Thought
A Divali Thought
By Maltie Maharaj Her hair caresses the face of the moon. On the evening air we feel the coolness of her breath, Gently, on our face, as the streetlight is turned on. We scent her perfume in the flower...
Entertainment
Bollywood Today
Bollywood Today
  Dangal overwhelms box office Showcasing a remarkable run, Aamir Khan’s Dangal has already collected approx. Rs.1.07 billion in its first four days of opening. The film showed an upswing of 16.92% and 21.63% on second and third day....
Desi TV Duniya
Desi TV Duniya
P.O.W-Bandi Yudh Ke to premiere at MAMI Star Plus has always strived to be a game changer in the world of television. This time, they do it with upcoming show P.O.W-Bandi Yudh Ke to premiere at the ongoing JIO...
Radhika Apte to host Sony TV’s Crime Patrol
Radhika Apte to host Sony TV’s Crime Patrol
The talented and vivacious Radhika Apte who has wowed the audience with her exceptional acting skills in movies will be seen making a debut on television by hosting the popular crime based show Crime Patrol on Sony Entertainment Television....
Health
Air pollution & health effects
Air pollution & health effects
Many of us experience some kind of air pollution-related symptoms such as watery eyes, coughing, or wheezing. Even for healthy people, polluted air can cause respiratory irritation or breathing difficulties during exercise or outdoor activities. We need to put...
Sports