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Our Voice And Yours
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Lokvanit Talks To Dev Patil Of Desi Baatey
Lokvanit Talks To Dev Patil Of Desi Baatey

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Famed Director Rajat Kapoor comes to Boston with his play What's Done is Done, based on Shakespeare's Macbeth. Cast: Ranvir Shorey, Kalki Koechlin, Vinay Pathak and others. Don't miss this opportunity brought to you by Desi Baatey on July 24th.
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In Conversation With Sri Sir Ravi Shankar

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Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a humanitarian leader, a spiritual teacher, and an ambassador of peace. His vision of a stress-free, violence-free society has united millions of people the world over through service projects and the courses of The Art of Living.
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In Conversation With Sri Sir Ravi Shankar
Bollywood Baatein
Bollywood Baatein

(This section is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has replied to the National Commission for Women (NCW) notice on his 'raped woman' remark, but has not apologized.
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Cancer Institute Foundation’s Third Fund Raiser 'Sangam' A Grand Success

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by Gayathri Sathiamoorthy
CIF's annual fundraiser on June 11th featured 3 segments, instruments by Smt. Durga Krishnan on Veena and her students from New England School of Carnatic Music, accompanied by Sri. Pravin Sitaram on Mridangam and Sri. Rajesh Pai on Tabla, Vocal Carnatic music by Smt. Aparna Balaji and her students from Abhyaas School of Music accompanied by Sri.Pravin Sitaram on Mridangam and Smt. Smitha Krishnan on violin and a dance performance by Smt. Sapna Krishnan and her students from Lasya School of Dance.
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Cancer Institute Foundation’s Third Fund Raiser 'Sangam' A Grand Success
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Sonika Vaid To Sing National Anthem At Red Sox Game
Sonika Vaid To Sing National Anthem At Red Sox Game


If you wanted to go to a Red Sox game this season, do it this weekend. Sonika Vaid will sing the National Anthem at Red Sox game on July 3rd.
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A Jugalbandhi For Ekal Vidyalaya Organized By Abhyaas School Of Music


by Jayashree Rajamani
On a warm and breezy afternoon of June 18th, the audience was swathed in divine music coming from the very soul of the musicians that came together to benefit Ekal Vidyalaya. The musical ensemble comprised of Boston based musicians with special musical guests from New Delhi, India! Husband and wife duo Raghuraman Govindarajan (Carnatic flute) and Sudha Raghuraman (vocal) were featured artistes joining artistic excellence with Aparna Balaji (vocal), K.V.S. Vinay (Carnatic violin), Mahalingam Santhanakrishnan (mridangam) and Amit Kavthekar (Tabla) to create a fabulous blend of Carnatic and Hindustani music.
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 A Jugalbandhi For Ekal Vidyalaya Organized By Abhyaas School Of Music
Arangetram: Karthi Mahendrakumar’s Spirit Shines Through In Delightful Debut Dance Performance
Arangetram: Karthi Mahendrakumar’s Spirit Shines Through In Delightful Debut Dance Performance


by Sripriya Natarajan Moorthy
Everyone who knows Karthiyayeni Mahendrakumar is always struck by the dedication, responsibility and loving heart that she brings to all she does—and indeed, these fine traits shaped the excellent solo debut Bharatha Natyam performance she gave during her arangetram in Nashua, NH, on June 18, 2016.
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Veena Teli Presents Salangai Pooja


by Nita Desai
Bharat Nãtyam is a symbol of beauty and aesthetic perfection. As a philosophy, it is a search of the human soul for perfection and as poetry; it is a symbol of rhythmic lyricism. This is exactly what we witnessed on June 26th in Sharon for the Salangai Pooja. This was a novel idea created by Guru Smt. Veena Teli, Director and founder of Tarangini Creations School of Dance.
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Veena Teli Presents Salangai Pooja
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How And Why To Organize Workers For A Democratic And Secular India
How And Why To Organize Workers For A Democratic And Secular India


AID organized a talk on the topic, “Organizing Workers for a Democratic and Secular India: Challenging Power Structures in Rural Bihar” by social activists, Kamayani Swami who is also an AID Fellow and Ashish Ranjan on June 19th at MIT.
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Bake Sale For Ekal Vidyalaya


by Nikita Minocha
Ekal Youth Leaders from all different age groups and backgrounds unite in a common goal: to provide education to the children of rural India. Recently two siblings, Akul and Amirtha, decided to organize a bake sale in order to raise funds and then donated this money to Ekal.
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Bake Sale For Ekal Vidyalaya
Artful Piano At Thinkfolk Launch In Newton
Artful Piano At Thinkfolk Launch In Newton


by Lakshmi Narayan
On May 8th as part of the “Thinkfolk” launch, children and adults who had gathered at the Ethnic festival at Newton started coloring a stunningly beautiful Kalamkari monochrome drawing on a large 6x4 bill board. This past weekend, adults and kids colored to finish the exquisite peacock billboard while listening to music at the beautifully painted “Artful Piano”.
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Ekal Vidyalaya Appathon 2016


Do you like to be on the forefront of technology? Are you creative and want to build your own app? You can do this, while helping children in India receive an education! Come join the New England Chapter of Ekal Vidyalaya in our Appathon: Workshop & Competition on July 9th!
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Ekal Vidyalaya Appathon 2016
Business Plan Competition At 2016 Leadership Conference
Business Plan Competition At 2016 Leadership Conference


If you are a legal entity with an innovative product and business proposal or a young company looking for funding and publicity, consider entering this competition! Entrants’ industries can include, but are not limited to: information technology, bio-technology, green technologies, medical, advanced manufacturing, engineering. This is going to be an exciting event at the conference with visibility from Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors and decision makers from leading enterprises and highly talented pool of technical, marketing and business folks. Cash prizes totaling $25,000 will be offered to the winning entries.
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AIF And TiE Boston Present Anshu Gupta, Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner


Please join the America India Foundation and TiE Boston on July 11th for a conversation with cutting edge social entrepreneur Anshu Gupta! Popularly known as the Clothing Man and recipient of 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award, Anshu Gupta has studied Mass Communication and has a Masters in Economics.
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AIF And TiE Boston Present Anshu Gupta, Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner
Awaken The Performer Within
Awaken The Performer Within


by Shekhar Shastri
‘True vacation’ is closer than one may think and the ancient secrets in Natyashastra are powerful enough to ‘Awaken the Performer Within’ each person. This 5-session workshop (Awaken the Performer Within: Secrets from Natyashastra) will be held on July 12, 13, 14, 19, 21 at Lexington Community Center, Lexington, MA
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India Discovery Center Presents A Seminar On The Indus Civilization


by Bijoy Misra
The mission of the India Discovery Center is to map the chronology of India’s cultural history in order to understand and appreciate the development of the current Indian society and the evolution of Indian traditions in practice. On July 23, 2016, Swati Dave, Srabonti Bandyopadhyay, Jaspal Singh, Chandrika Govardhan, Krishna Gazula and Sanjeev Tripathi will each share their research findings on the Indus Period.
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India Discovery Center Presents A Seminar On The Indus Civilization
Vision Aid Presents The Iconic Avatar
Vision Aid Presents The Iconic Avatar


The Vision-Aid team warmly invites you to their annual event The Iconic Avatar on July 24, 2016, at 4:00 pm at the Littleton High School Theater, Littleton, MA. All proceeds benefit the visually disadvantaged.
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Is Your High Schooler Interested In Entrepreneurship?


Do you know of a high school student who is interested in entrepreneurship? TiE Boston is excited to announce the call for applications for TYE2017.
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Is Your High Schooler Interested In Entrepreneurship?
2016 Leadership Conference
2016 Leadership Conference


“We are excited to host the 2016 Leadership Conference which will be held for the first time in New England. The conference is open to everyone and with over 1,200 attendees and 100 speakers expected, you are sure to find it a fun, exciting and enriching experience.” – Raj Laad, Conference Chair.
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Great Immigrants: The Pride Of America


Google CEO Sunder Pichai, Hari Sreenivasan, anchor and senior correspondent, PBS NewsHour, Vikram Malhotra Chairman of the Americas, McKinsey & Company and Bharati Mukherjee National, Book Critics Circle Award-winning author, are among 42 US nationals to be honored with this year's prestigious "Great Immigrants: The Pride of America" award for their inspiring professional accomplishments.
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Great Immigrants: The Pride Of America
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The Importance Of Demonstrated Interest
The Importance Of Demonstrated Interest


by Stephen Friedfeld
In 1990, just 9% of graduating high school seniors were applying to 7 or more colleges. By 2011, that number had shot up to 29% (data from NACAC). All good, right? That depends on who you ask…
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Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including Sensational Heartthrobs and We Care Charity: Dil Se.
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Weekend Entertainment
For The Mathematically Inclined
For The Mathematically Inclined


Congratulations to Amit Lele, who was the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here are two puzzles for one and all!
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Music Review - Hits By Shriram Iyer


This week, New England lost one of its brightest musical stars, Smt Geetha Murali. Shriram Iyer, a famous Bollywood singer is her brother and it was with her strong support that he launched his career. We share a few of his songs as a tribute to Geetha's love for her brother.
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Music Review  -  Hits By Shriram Iyer
Laugh A While
Laugh A While


Johnny: Does Europe have a 4th of July?
Josh: No.
Johnny: Yes, it does. It comes right after the 3rd of July.
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Recipes - For The 4th Of July


Tom Ashbrook's show 'On Point" had a discussion on grilling it right. Here are some for July 4th. Happy Grilling!
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Recipes - For The 4th Of July
Picture Of The Fortnight
Picture Of The Fortnight


Asha Shah captures an image of tree swallows that are so bold ....
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Thought For The Day


Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower.
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Thought For The Day