Universal Empire
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Food & Shopping
Bollywood Cafe
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Darshan Thakkar, Esq.
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Richard Costa, Esq.
Clark H. Siddiqui, Esq.
Neil K. Sherring, Esq.
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Lokvani Talks To Tanuja Desai Hidier
Meet Tanuja Desai Hidier, who is making waves with her new book "Born Confused". more...
Lokvani Meets Aparna Sen And Konkona Sensharma
'My best production is Aparna Sen', once remarked Aparna's father, Chidananda Das Gupta, the famous film critic, writer and director. more...
IAFPE Holds Its Annual Internship Event
Under the title, Empowering Our Next Generation, IAFPE kicked off its 10th annual Internship Program at Harvard University recently. more...
Golden Club Meeting
Golden Club held a dinner at Bangalore Club on April 12, 2003. more...
Technology - Where is Osama? A Hyperspectral Signal Processing Task!
The intelligence community of the Pentagon is considering the use of classi-fied and highly sensitive hyperspectral imaging sensors to detect and identify the presence of cave activity from airborne platforms. more...
Red Hot Penn Masala Spices An Evening Up
An a capella group depends on the quality of each voice and Penn Masala sang a varied repertoire with some new surprises. more...
TiE Institute
TiE Institute organized its first lecture/seminar titled 'How to separate good ideas from businesses opportunities' at Babson College. more...
Hindu Heritage Day
The annual Hindu heritage day held at the Marlboro Middle School on May 10th features a Noble Laureate as the guest speaker. A grand cultural extravaganza is also planned. more...
Rhythm Of The Spirit - SAHELI
As the applause softened, Nina Gulati and Robert Bly humbly left the stage in opposite directions. A magic meeting of muses was complete. more...
Indian Dance In New England Schools
Lokvani talks to students of non-Indian orgin from Bridgewater State College and BBN about the experience of learning Indian dance. more...
North South Foundation
North South Foundation held their annual spelling and vocabulary contests in Massachussetts and New Hampshire recently. more...
For The Mathematically Inclined
Congratulations to Abhijit Bhadra, Rahul Banerjee, Mugdha Kulkarni, Rekha R., and Rahul Shukla, the winners of our last mathematically inclined problems. In this issue we bring you yet another challenge. more...
Lalgudi: My First Music Teacher
Traveling down memory lane, Mangalam Srinivasan offers a heartwarming first person's account as a student of Lalgudi, honoring the maestro's visit to Boston this weekend. more...
Film Reviews - Golden Oldies - Waqt And Mera Saaya
While Sadhana's 'Jhumka gira re' number from Mera Saya had the audience fling rupee notes onto the screen, her figure hugging Churidar kurtas in Waqt set a much imitated fashion trend. more...
Regional Film Review - Rudraveena In Telugu
The megastar of Telugu cinema, Chiranjeevi offers a totally different image in Rudraveena, a K. Balachander special. more...
Book Review - "The Calcutta Chromosome"
A 21st century science fiction novel about genes and chromosomes written by Amitav Ghosh. more...
Music Review - 'Sound Check' Penn Masala's New CD
"Soundcheck" features fourteen of Penn Masala's newest Western and Hindi songs in an enjoyable mix of music. more...
Humor - Les Miserables (Translation: More Miserable)
But let me tell you, Iraq, I mean Chirac, if I were you, I'll cut down on that expensive American wine, and go for your cheap domestic French variety. more...
Pickles, Achaar - Can Any Meal Be Complete?
Some like it hot, some like it cold, some like it in the pot, nine days old- pickles for you. more...
A Laugh A Day
Said Mark Twain "I have been told that Wagner's music is better than it sounds." more...
Mira Nair At Harvard
Don't miss "An Evening with Mira Nair," a discussion, accompanied by film clips, regarding the filmmaker's life and career on May 3, 2003 at 7 pm. more...

War on Terrorism or Assault on Human Rights?
A panel discussion organized by UMass Boston on May 3rd. more...

Purslane - Banana
Banana (Musa sp., Musaceae.) referring to a number of species or hybrids in the genus Musa, is native to the tropics of Asia. The word banana is derived from Arabic meaning 'finger.' more...

Thought for the Day
by Lee Iacocca more...

Photo Of The Fortnight
Early signs of Spring? This photograph seems to indicate so. more...

Event Update
Friday - 04/25/03
- Workshop on Indian Classical Music
Saturday - 04/26/03
- KANE 2003 Arts and Talent Day
- Grand Concert by the Violin Trio
- Bhagvat Darshan
- An Evening of Indian Music by RARE (Raga and Rhythm Ensemble)
- Sanskrit Camp
- MATH Class - Grades K-4
- Smt. Minoo Purshottam / An Evening of Bhajans and Songs
Sunday - 04/27/03
- Manjunath & Nagaraj (Violin)
- Bhagvat Darshan
- Chhandika - Annual Kathak Student Show
Tuesday - 04/29/03
- Khakatay African Drum Ensemble
Wednesday - 04/30/03
- SAT I - Test Prep Class
Thursday - 5/1/03
- Cultural Portrayal of South Asians in American Pop Culture
Friday - 5/2/03
- Bollywood Fashion Awards
- Hilarious Hindi Play "Kuch Khati Kuch Mithi" with Free Dinner
- Bhagwati Maa Ki Chowki
- Sham-E-Ghazal / Kumar Sunil Mungee / Rhode Island
- Mira Nair's Films at Harvard
Saturday - 5/3/03
- Bollywood Awards
- Sham -E-Ghazal / Kumar Sunil Mungee / MA
- Indira Sari Sale
- Maharashtra Din, Marathi BhavGeet Concert and SatyaNarayan Pooja
- MATH Class Grades K - 4
- An Evening With Mira Nair - Free To The Public
- War on Terrorism or Assault on Human Rights?
- Marathi Music Concert
- Mira Nair's films at Harvard
Sunday - 5/4/03
- Bollywood TV Presents a Musical Evening with Sunidhi Chauhan, Shan, Devang Patel, Kkusum, watch Bollywood TV on Sundays and win tickets!
- Indira Sari Sale
Thursday - 5/8/03
- Micky Pant, Chief Marketing Officer of Reebok
Friday - 5/9/03
- Ajoy Chakrabarty and Kaushik (Hindustani Vocal)
Saturday - 5/10/03
- Sangeetha Musical Night
- Toronto Sangeeta Musical Night
- 7th Annual Indian Poetry Reading

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