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Happy Birthday, Lokvani
As we blow out the two candles on our birthday cake today, we make the same wish that we make every year... more...
Lokvani Talks To .......A Flashback To Our Pages, An Independance Day Special
In the past two years we, at Lokvani have met the most interesting and intriguing people on the planet! We remember fondly some conversations... more...
India Society Of Worcester Celebrates India Day
Colorful decorations, great food, dazzling entertainment lights up India Day celebrations at the Student Center in Worcester. more...
Leela Samson's Recital - An Embodiment Of Perfection
Padmashri Leela Samson's Bharatanatyam recital was rendered with perfection in the classic Kalakshetra style. more...

Technology - (Sponsored by The Boston Group)
Chemical Genomics In Drug Discovery

Is chemical genomics classifying proteins by structure and functions or the study of drug mechanisms of action using genomics and pretomics technologies    or ...? more...

NEichild, An Adoption Group Focuses On Kids From India
"It is very important to me that when you adopt a child from another culture, you make the culture a part of your family" - says Lyman Phillips who is active in NEi, a local adoption support group. more...
Asha for Education Announces Work an Hour 2003
"Work an Hour", popularly known as "WAH", is an annual worldwide fundraising event to help educate underprivileged children in India. All you need to do is donate one hour of your annual salary to Asha for Education. more...
The Vaisnava Academy And The Vrindavana Preservation Society
The VPS Nandotsava Festival is scheduled for Sunday, the 24th of August at the Quincy High School in Quincy, MA. more...
Save Our Heritage - No Fedex At Hanscom
The recent announcement by the Massachusetts Port Authority and FedEx regarding the plan to introduce heavy air cargo service in the midst of 1000 historic sites represents an alarming threat to our nation's heritage. more...
For The Mathematically Inclined
Congratulations to Prabhakara Bhat, Himanshu Bhatnagar, Kartik Ghorakavi, Shrikumar Nair, Latha Padmanabhan, Sarthak Pani, Rekha R., Chetan Rajadhyaksha, Rajesh Saluja, Swati Shirname, Harshal Tole, George Varghese and Lekshmi Venugopalan, who were all winners of the last puzzle. In this issue we bring you yet another challenge. more...
Building A Better India
Luis Pita looks at who is India's enemy, is the current situation so bad, and what are the plans for the future to building a better India. more...
Bidding Adieu To Johnny Walker And Leela Chitnis, Yesterday's Superstars
Remembering Johnny Walker and Leela Chitnis. more...

Federation Of Kerala Association In North America (FOKANA)
FOKANA Convention 2003, Convention will be held August 22-23 in Trivandrum at the Kovalam Hotel. more...

Low Interest Rates Promote Leveraged Wealth Transfer Opportunities
Each month the Internal Revenue Service issues a set of minimum interest rates, and the rates for August 2003 are in general some of the lowest since the IRS began issuing rates in 1989. more...
IAGB India Day Expects Record Number Of Attendees This Year
India Day '2003, a grand celebration commemorating India's 56th Independence Day Anniversary, will be held at the Hatch Shell Auditorium in Boston on Sunday, August 17th from 4.30 until 9 pm. more...
Humor: Potty Potter - Who Stole The Harry Potter Books?
Fans of Harry Potter books will do anything to get their hands on a copy. Here is our take on what really happened!
Part 1 |  Part 2
Hot And Spicy - Chutney Special
What does grandma do when she visits the USA? Put her expertise to work and innovate with chutneys that are authentic, exotic and delicious. Add it your special collection. more...
Film Review - Hawa
The average Hindi film viewer, used to sleaze and innuendos, to seeing dew drops and bees sipping nectar, will obviously blanche at Hawa's subtle sexual content. more...
Book Review - Burnt Bread And Chutney - A Memoir Of An Indian Jewish Girl By Carmit Delman
The book is a charming narration of a young woman torn between two cultures. more...
Poem - The Ocean
A poem by 11 year old Neha Sharma. more...
Purslane - Henna
Henna is best known for the ground leaves (also called henna) traditionally used to develop a orange, red, brown or black coloring to hands, feet and hair. In India, Mehendi is a term that refers to the process as well as the henna plant dye and dates back to the 12th century. more...
Bidis Taking Over America
There's a product from India that I'm not too proud to see in America. The product is bidi. more...
Jokes - Marriages?? Made in Heaven??
Empty Threats.
Wife : "You're gonna be really sorry! I'm going to LEAVE you!"
Hubby : "Make up your mind! Which one is it gonna be?"
Picture Of The Fortnight
Everything Indian! more...

Thought For The Day
From Nehru & Gandhi more...

Event Update

Thursday - 08/14/03
- Art of Living Course
Friday - 08/15/03
- Lasandhi Dance Theater
- Telugu Movie - Simhadri
Saturday - 08/16/03
- Special Encounter With God
- TAGB Presents Sreenadhudu - A Musical Play
- Annual Picnic and Inter-IIT Alumni Sports Meet
- Telugu Movie - Simhadri
Sunday - 08/17/03
- 2003 Vivekananda Family Camp
- IAGB India Day
- Special Encounter With God
- Pot Luck Picnic
- Sri Viswayogi Viswamji Maharaj
Wednesday - 08/20/03
- Janamashtami Celebrations
Saturday - 08/23/03
- Nandotsava/Krishna Avatar Utsava
- Free Health Fair
- Summer Cruise
- Indira Sari Sale
- Sloka/Art Classes for Young Children
- Sloka Classes for Adults / Revathi Ramamurti
- Free Health Fair
- Nrityanjali
Sunday - 08/24/03
- Indira Sari Sale
- Rajendra Kandalgaonkar / Hindustani Vocal Music
- Theory of Music
Saturday - 08/30/03
- Bangla-O-Biswa Picnic
Wednesday - 9/3/03
- Natraj at Regattabar
Saturday - 9/6/03
- Swadhi's Arangetram
- Annual Picnic / IITSINE
Friday - 9/12/03
- Naughty@Forty / Comedy Play By Paresh Rawal
- Kushal Das on Sitar
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