|Lokvani Talks To Robert Reich, Demoratic
Candidate For Governor
Robert Reich, one of the contenders for Democratic Party
nomination to run for Governor of Massachusetts, has had a
rich and varied career spanning the political and academic
worlds.He spoke with Lokvani about his campaign for Governor
and other issues. more...
||Another Feather In Its Cap - IAGB Celebrates The 55th Anniversary
Of India's Independence
Heat, humidity and a thunderstorm forecast did not deter about 7000
desis from gathering at the Hatch Shell memorial grounds last Sunday,
the 18th of August to mark Indian Independence Day. more...
|Shveta Sinha is Miss India New England 2002
Shveta Sinha was crowned Miss India New England 2002 at the Miss
Indian New England beauty pageant held at the Sorenson Theater in
Babson College. Bijal Patel and Nehal Patel were the first and second
runner ups. more...
Lokvani Sponsors a Free College Admission Workshop Confused
about colleges? Do not know what your top choice college is looking
for in their candidate? This free college workshop is for you! Come
and meet the director of admissions more...
Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport - Register to Vote
More and more foreign-born Indians, eligible to become citizens,
are going through the naturalization process. However, many choose not
to fully invest in the political process. Public policy can be influenced
with informed and active participation in government. Collective electoral
power can help bring improvements we seek for our community. more...
||Tandoor: An Indo-Pak Culinary Delight
What happens when Indians and Pakistanis team up in New Hampshire?
Great Indo-Pak cuisine of course. more...
Estate Planning Basics
Ask persons with too much wealth, the worries they carry on their head
and it is likely that the foremost reply will be what to do with the
wealth. Easiest solution will be to give it away, however many would
prefer passing it on to their heirs. This is where, the estate planning
starts for estates above $1.2 (rising to $2M by 2010) Million and above.
How I Chanced Upon A Great Learning Experience
Here it comes...the "addictive" email from Lokvani promptly appears
in my inbox. Curious to know the goings on in the Desi community in
the New England area, I read the news from Lokvani with a lot of interest.
Ask Chaachi Chichu...Advice Column
Chaachi Chichu wants to help humanity out with her keen insight into
everything under the sun. Cooking, Gardening, domestic issues, immigration,
you got a question, she's got the answer. We, at Lokvani, are fortunate
to have her on our pages more...
A Sweet Homecoming
On my return home from India, I had a few good stories to tell you
folks, but travel they say is the best part of an experience, so could
not resist talking to you of my own. more...
Chaudhavin Ka Chand, Waheeda Rahman To Visit Boston
Waheeda Rahman gifted actress who made such memorable films like
'Guide, Chaudhvin ka Chand', 'Pyaasa', 'Reshma aur Shera' to name
a few, is visiting Boston this month end at a fund raising event
for Pratham, a literacy foundation. more...
Saheli offers English as a Second Language and Citizenship classes.
||See You In Andalusia
Years of Moorish rule have left a strong Islamic imprint on the
artwork and architecture of Spain. The Alhambra, a massive Moorish
palace on a hillside overlooking Granada, and the gardens, is a
must see on any visit to that country. more...
It is in the first and last named that a sense of patriotism can logically
be explained - the first, because it is an embodiment of acquisition
as an extension of a culture to which the conquistadors and their descendants
were born; the second, because there was the exercise of active choice.
As with religion, it is the converts (to use the term loosely) who make
the most eloquent and fervent promoters of their new choices, in this
case, of domicile. more...