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Our Voice And Yours


Applications from Indian students to US Universities drop!
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Our Voice And Yours
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In Conversation With Madhu Bala Sharma
In Conversation With Madhu Bala Sharma


With her charm and wit, Madhu Bala Sharma, a visually impaired young woman stole the hearts of many recently at the AIF New England Gala.
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Bollywood Baatein

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

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who will be making her Hollywood debut with 'Baywatch', has shared a new poster introducing her character Victoria Leeds in the film.
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Bollywood Baatein
A Prayer For Peace At The New Hampshire House Of Representatives
A Prayer For Peace  At The  New Hampshire House Of Representatives


The Hindu Temple of New Hampshire, Nashua, NH, had the honor of being invited by the New Hampshire State Legislature to give the opening prayer at the House of Representatives on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. Sri Veeramani Ranganthan, co-founder of the Temple, chanted shanti mantras in Sanskrit from the Hindu Vedas, praying for peace and well-being for everyone. This exciting historic event was made possible through the support and efforts of the New Hampshire State Representative from Nashua, Smt. Latha Mangipudi.
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Ekal Vidyalaya Hosts 1st NH Appathon

(This section is sponsored by Masala Art)

New Hampshire Appathon organized on March 19th in Bedford, NH raised over $1200 for Ekal schools while teaching kids how to make their own Android apps using Thunkable!
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Ekal Vidyalaya Hosts 1st NH Appathon
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Sandeep Das, Grammy Award Winner, To Perform At LQ Music Conference
Sandeep Das, Grammy Award Winner, To Perform At LQ Music Conference


Sandeep Das, the Grammy Winner for Best Global Music at the Grammy awards in LA on February 12, 2017, will be performing with Suhail Khan (Sarangi) and Rajib Karmakar (Sitar) at the LearnQuest Music Conference 2017.
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Ace Musicians From India To Join The Storm Of Melodies At Rāga-Rang


by Pallavi Nagesha
A spring of melodies is poised to storm New England with the fifth edition of Rāga-Rang. The show is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 6pm at the Scottish Rite Museum in Lexington, MA. Here is what Shekhar Shastri, a poet-musician, and producer-director of Rāga-Rang, had to say!
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Ace Musicians From India To Join The Storm Of Melodies At Rāga-Rang
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SumanVeera Shalini Sarva Dev Mandir
Vision AID Update
Vision AID Update


Vision-Aid has had a great start this year. Various programs have been rolled out in the field to help rehabilitate the visually impaired across our centers.
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Ekal Vidyalaya Participates In Holi At Braj Mandir


Braj Mandir celebrated Holi with a round robin type kirtan, cultural program and outdoor Holi on March 25th.
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Ekal Vidyalaya Participates In Holi At Braj Mandir
BAPS Womenís Conference Inspires And Empowers Women
BAPS Womenís Conference Inspires And Empowers Women


The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Lowell, MA held its annual Women's Conference themed Resolutions: Bonds that Liberate with Jasmine Shah as the keynote speaker.
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SETU To Present Vijay Tendulkarís Original Play 'Kamala'


SETU will present the play Kamala this weekend Mar 31-Apr 2. Directed by Subrata Das, the play brings to the fore, the slave trade and male chauvinism issues in India.
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SETU To Present Vijay Tendulkarís Original Play 'Kamala'
NESSP To Celebrate Chaitra Navaratri
NESSP To Celebrate Chaitra Navaratri


New England Shirdi Sai Temple will be celebrating Chaitra Navaratri, a nine-day long festival, starting Friday March 28th through Sunday April 4th.
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Health Is Wealth Foundation Launches 1st Carlisle Badminton Tournament


Dr. Purnima, Founder, Health is Wealth Foundation launches 1st Carlisle Badminton Tournament with players 7 to 70!
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Health Is Wealth Foundation Launches 1st Carlisle Badminton Tournament
ISW To Convene Panel Discussion For Shrewsbury Selectman Candidates
ISW To Convene Panel Discussion For Shrewsbury Selectman Candidates


The India Society of Worcester is organizing a candidate open house and panel discussion on April 1st where they hope to provide residents an opportunity to meet with candidates who are currently running for Selectman.
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Ram Nawmi At Satsang Center


Satsang Center will celebrate Ran Nawmi during the April 7-8 weekend.
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Ram Nawmi At Satsang Center
2017 MIT India Conference To Feature Ravi Shankar Prasad, Shekhar Kapur, And Venkat Srinivasan
2017 MIT India Conference To Feature Ravi Shankar Prasad,  Shekhar Kapur, And Venkat Srinivasan


On Sunday, April 9th, the MIT India Conference will be held in Cambridge, MA. The conference aims to highlight the key social, business, entertainment, and political challenges, practices, and innovations that are shaping India today and tomorrow.
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Wholistic Health Launches Health And Wellness Talk Series


Wholistic Health is pleased to announce the launch of its Health and Wellness talk series. Dr. Suraja Menon Roychowdhury will talk about 'How to get the Spring in your Step - Solutions from Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine' on April 10th in Lexington, MA.
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Wholistic Health Launches Health And Wellness Talk Series
Math Bee And Spelling Bee By Shirdi Sai Parivaar
Math Bee And Spelling Bee By Shirdi Sai Parivaar


New England Shirdi Sai Parivaar is excited to conduct K-6 Math Bee and Spelling Bee on Sunday, April 16th, 2017 at New England Shirdi Sai Temple.
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God's Own Kitchen: The Inspiring Story Of Akshaya Patra


Bestselling author Rashmi Bansal has published a new book God's Own Kitchen: The Inspiring Story of Akshaya Patra. The book explores the unique model and scale achieved by the Akshaya Patra Foundation's school meal program which serves hot school meals to 1.6 million children across India.
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God's Own Kitchen: The Inspiring Story Of Akshaya Patra
Ekal Math Bee 2017
Ekal Math Bee 2017


Come participate in Ekal Math Bee 2017 on May 6, 2017!Try out your math abilities while helping children in Rural India get access to basic literacy.
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Wagle, Vijayakumar And Kannan Sweep USA Brain Bee Championship


Sojas Wagle, Aarthi Vijayakumar and Amit Kannan sweep the 2017 USA Brain Bee Championship held March 17-19 in Baltimore, MD.
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Wagle, Vijayakumar And Kannan Sweep  USA Brain Bee Championship
Raj And Prem Goyal Award For Rising Star In Medicine
Raj And Prem Goyal Award For Rising Star In Medicine


Goyal Family Charitable Foundation and Lokvani.com invite applications for the "Raj and Prem Goyal Award for Rising Star in Medicine". Application deadline: April, 30, 2017.
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Immigrant Learning Center To Honor 36 Massachusetts Entreprenuers


Congratulations to Vijay Nalamada, Bhaskar Panigrahi, Anil Shah, Nagarjuna Venna, Ajikumar Parayil and Raj Aggarwal, who wwill be honored at The Immigrant Learning Center's sixth annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards on May 4th.
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Immigrant Learning Center To Honor 36 Massachusetts Entreprenuers
Kumu Gupta Receives 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
 Kumu Gupta Receives 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award


Kumu Gupta is recipient of 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's Who for her achievements and accolades in both professional as well as community work.
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Cancer, Yoga & Close Shave With Death A Survivor Story


C.J. Fessendon tells us about his close shave with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and how Isha Yoga practices helped him recover from the brink.
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Cancer, Yoga & Close Shave With Death A Survivor Story
5 Ways In Which ISW Will Respond To Recent Events
5 Ways In Which ISW Will Respond To Recent Events


Five Ways in which ISW plans to respond to recent events include Cultural, Community Service, Educate and Engage, Help & Support, and Partnerships.
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Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including Amritha Murali, Raaga-Rang 2017, Ekal Math Bee, Rachna Bodas, Abhisek Lahiri, Samarpanam 2017, Velum Veikuzhalum and MITHAS Annual Membership.
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Weekend Entertainment
For The Mathematically Inclined
For The Mathematically Inclined


Here are two puzzles for one and all!
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Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week!


Bollywood continues to bring remixes of old classics! New this week on the charts is "Cheez Badi" from the movie Machine. This is a remix of the classic song "Tu Cheeze Badi Hai Mast" from the 1994 movie Mohra starring Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon. Out of all the remixes released this year, this is one of my favorites! Check out the top 10 below!
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Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week!
Cartoon: One Award Show!
Cartoon: One Award Show!


One Award Show! No way! They want everyone to get an award!
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Laugh A While - Architects


A new architect showed up at his managers office. His manager, slightly confused, asked why he was there and also, why in the heck he brought his chair with him. The new architect replied, "I was told I needed to return my CAD seat".
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Laugh A While - Architects
Recipes - Portuguese Indian Dishes
Recipes - Portuguese Indian Dishes


A speciality of Goan Cuisine and influenced by Portuguese in India
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Picture Of The Fortnight


Tower of Belem, Lisbon and Gaudi architecture in Barcelona
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Picture Of The Fortnight
Thought For The Day
Thought For The Day


The great book, always open and which we should make an effort to read, is that of Nature. Antonio Gaudi
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Event Update
Friday - 03/31/17
SETU Presents Kamala

Saturday - 4/1/17
Tere Sur Aur Mere Geet: Songs of the Legendary Lata Mangeshkar
Indian Wedding Show
Sri Rama Charita Manasa Akhanda Parayanam
SETU Presents Kamala
An Indian Classical Music Recital Featuring Jawwad Noor (Sitar) & Amit Kavthekar (Tabla)
Shrewsbury Selectman Candidates Open House and Panel Discussion
Sri Ramacharitamanasa Reading

Sunday - 4/2/17
NETS Pongal Vizhaa 2017
Chinmaya Mission Presents TM Krishna (SOLD OUT)
Saheli Mehendi Celebration (CANCELLED)
Sri Rama Charita Manasa Akhanda Parayanam
SETU Presents Kamala
SDM: Jai Mata Satsang

Wednesday - 4/5/17
Ram Navami Aarati in Satsang Center

Friday - 4/7/17
Akhand Ramayan Path in Satsang Center

Saturday - 4/8/17
VT Seva BLOOM
LEX DESI
Gurjar Casino Night
Jnana Yagna by Ouja Swami Bodhatmananda
Ram Navmi Celebration in Satsang Center
Grand Opening & Sri Rama Navami Celebrations

Sunday - 4/9/17
NSF Regional Competition
IAB: Burlingtton School Committee Member Martha Simon

Friday - 4/14/17
LearnQuest Music Conference 2017
MITHAS: Aarti Ankalikar
MITHAS: Trichur Brothers

Saturday - 4/15/17
LearnQuest Music Conference 2017
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