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OurDesiWorld.com is a community resource for everything central to expat “Desis” – all of us from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and the Maldives – in the USA.

This website is the product of months of research, brainstorming, planning, technical execution and gallons of chai, by a team of technology, journalism, and marketing experts. Designed to be the one-stop-website that meets all our Desi needs, ODW brings you the most relevant content and resources that are regularly updated and edited by Desi content specialists.

Directory of South Asian Businesses, Services and Organizations

ODW will be your destination for all things Desi - whether you are looking for a vegetarian restaurant, halal grocery store, saree boutique, or a religious institution - OurDesiWorld [Directory] will help you find it in your city. Here, Desi businesses and Desi consumers find each other [List your business or organization – its free!].

South Asian Classifieds & Events

ODW will help you connect – whether you are looking for a roommate to share rent with in a new city [Classifieds], or a Desi event to attend [Events]. ODW Classifieds and Events are coming soon!

Indian and Pakistani News & Views

If you are South Asian American and need your fix of Desi, then OurDesiWorld is yours. ODW [Newspapers] delivers newspapers from South Asia right to your screen, which you can personalize to your preference. ODW also gives you a platform [Forum] to discuss, review, share, and vent on everything important to you, from current affairs, immigration and family issues to cricket, showbiz and recipes.

Indian and Pakistani Culture & Traditions

OurDesiWorld is more than a directory; it is a celebration of our culture and heritage, and keeps pace with the needs of the busy modern day expat Desi.

We always love to hear from you! Please help us with your feedback, on any issues you find on the website, or with suggestions on what you would like this website to be for you. Feel free to email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or use the Contact Us page.

Together we’ll make Our Desi World a better place!


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