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Brittany weds Francisco

Brittany weds Francisco

Brittany and Francisco were lucky to meet each other through work, and their six year relationship led up to a beautiful surprise proposal and, of course, an unforgettable wedding. Francisco proposed on the 4th of July, which also happened to be their anniversary. He took Brittany to a restaurant in Miami Beach where he asked the big questions, and she …

Real Wedding
Kaniksha weds Atman

Kaniksha weds Atman

Kaniksha and Atman’s first meeting was a blind date at the Jacksonville Zoo arranged by family friends, and it went so well that almost two years later, they were engaged. They immediately discovered they had much in common, from their love of traveling to hiking and trying new restaurants. While dating, they went on many vacations together and eventually, took …

Real Wedding
Nisha weds Aamir

Nisha weds Aamir

When old friends finally have children of their own, oftentimes their children grow up together and can become even more than friends someday. For Nisha and Aamir, their parents were childhood friends, and the two grew up seeing each other often at family parties and get-togethers. But it wasn’t until 15 years after their childhood days that they felt a …

Real Wedding
Sarika Weds Kishan

Sarika weds Kishan

Mutual friends from Alabama brought Sarika and Kishan together, who dated for four years until their surprise engagement. Sarika had just taken her first CPA exam, and the couple was enjoying a well-deserved Florida beach vacation when Kishan surprised Sarika with the big question. He set up an elaborate sand sculpture on the beach, complete with rose petals and the …

Real Wedding
Liz weds Vikram

Liz weds Vikram

Vikram and Liz were lucky to be living in the same city when they met online after Vikram reached out. They met up for wine and cheese on a beautiful Sunday afternoon in St. Louis, and bonded over their mutual love of 90s music and the same TV shows. What began as good conversation between new friends turned into two …

Bridal Expo
2016 MyShadi Bridal Expos: Year in Review

2016 MyShadi Bridal Expos: Year in Review

Dazzling mandaps, gorgeous bridal wear, and the buzz of excited couples were a part of each of the MyShadi Bridal Expos this year. Couples along with their families and bridal parties attended the bridal show in the hopes of marking items off their wedding-to-do checklist. With a wide variety of vendors, from banquet halls and photographers to decorators and makeup …

Bridal Beauty
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Tips to Enhance Bridal Beauty

As a little girl, you must have had a hundred dreams about how you wanted dress up on D-Day. We grew up, dreams changed, and so did our fashion choices (Thankfully so!). When the date does get set eventually, one of the most important things is getting prepped to be the most beautiful bride you have known. The day holds …

Health
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Be Naturally Stress Free for Your Big Day

By Saira Gillani, ND Your wedding is a once in a lifetime event where you want everything to be perfect. The stress from planning your wedding could make this the hardest thing you have ever done!  Don’t fret, these tips will help keep you stress-free before and during your wedding naturally. As you plan for your big day: MEDITATE Stressful …

Editorial
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Editorial December 2016

Dear Readers, The New Year is coming soon, and what better way to end the year than through inspiring and touching wedding stories! Our final wedding edition for this year includes many interesting wedding stories from couple’s in our region. As in all our wedding resource issues, we highlight a few real weddings in this month’s issue. Reading through the …

News
Govt gives nod to plastic money
Govt gives nod to plastic money
Government has given go ahead to print plastic currency notes and procurement of material has started. The Reserve Bank for long has been planning to launch plastic currency note after field trials. Plastic notes have an average life span...
Donald Trump is the next US President
Donald Trump is the next US President
Donald Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton to become the 45th President of United States of America. A record 46.2 million of the estimated 200 million voters have exercised their franchise in the 2016 US presidential elections before the official...
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...
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
  Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Shivaay compete in advance bookings The trailer for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil has just been released and has evoked mixed responses. Its title song, which can well be the most melodious track of...
The documentary film on Walter Rodney
The documentary film on Walter Rodney
I recently attended the screening of a documentary film titled W.A.R. Walter Anthony Rodney produced by Clairmont Chung. The film was screened as part of the Kwame Ture Memorial Lecture Series during the Emancipation Day celebrations in Port of...
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
Ashwin at the top of ICC Player Rankings
Ashwin at the top of ICC Player Rankings
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has surged to the top of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers with a career-best haul of 13-140 in the final Test that helped defeat New Zealand by a massive 321 runs, India’s second biggest...
Gautam Gambhir back in test squad
Gautam Gambhir back in test squad
Gautam Gambhir makes a come back to Indian Test Squad as he is recalled to the team in place of injured KL Rahul for the next two test matches against New Zealand. The announcement came late on Tuesday as...