September 11 - Two Years Later Two years have passed since that infamous day
of attacks but the echoes still resound from New York to Afghanistan
to Iraq and all over the world. more...
In Conversation With Shona Ramaya,
On Her New Book "Operation Monsoon" "I would put my work in a different category
and as breaking away from these trends and examining/exploring life
in a transnational space" - Meet Shona Ramayamore...
Technology - (Sponsored byThe Boston Group) Protection of Electronic Information How can electronic information be protected
from unauthorized use - current technology and future trends.more...
Fund Raising Concert To Support Children
in Jammu & Kashmir Winner of many awards including Natyamamani,
US based Sujatha Srinivasan presents a unique Bharatanatyam concert
on Saturday, Sept 20 at 4:30 pm at Tufts University. more...
One hopes that for these talented dancers, 'Arangetram'
or initiation on stage is just the beginning, not the end of their
NEMM Celebrates Ganeshotsav More than 300 people gathered at Locke Middle
School to celebrate Ganeshotsav, New England Marathi Mandal's (NEMM)
gala event of the year.more...
Pulitzer Winner Jhumpa
Lahiri Reads From Her New Novel 'The Namesake' Wordsworth Books in Harvard Square and Saheli,
the group that offers friendship for South Asian Women host an evening
with Jhumpa Lahiri on Tuesday, September 16.more...
AAINA Organizes A Panel Discussion
On September 28 The Second Annual AAINA dinner on September
28 at the Milan Restaurant in Shrewsbury will feature a panel discussion
on the topic 'India-US-Two Strategic Nations'. more...
Dinesh Patel Receives
Top Honor A member of the MGH Orthopaedic staff, Dinesh
Patel, MD, chief of MGH Arthoscopic Surgery, recently received the
2003 John Clark Leadership Award.more...
Indian Medical Association Announces
Free Health Clinic Partnership The Indian Medical Association of New England
(IMANE) has enterd into a partnership with the Waltham Area Free Health
Center (WAFHC) to provide deliver much-needed free health services
to patients lacking health insurance in the greater Waltham region.
Boston Based NRI Appointed
For A Key US Post Ajay Kuntumukkala, a well-known advocate on
South Asian issues, has been appointed to the Bush Administration.more...
Next Generation Foundation Launches Clothes/Stuffed
Toys Drive For Indian Kids From May through October 2003, NGF, a local non
profit is collecting used clothes and stuffed toys (only) in US and Canada
for the poor children in India. Donate now!more...
Meet Shri Bhagwat Rushi
Shastri The grandson of Shri
Krishna Shankar Shastri (the inspiration behind establishing the Satsang
Center at Woburn, MA) Bhagwat Rushi provides insights into the essence
of leading a peaceful and quality life. more...
Technology And Collaboration In Drug Discovery And Development Business New Challenges with Genomic Data, Drug Discovery and Collaboration Strategy, Technology Collarborations and Pharma Value Chains were the topics of discussion at the TiE-Boston meeting on August 18th. more...
Music Review - (Sponsored
of India) Boom Two thumbs up for Kaizad Gustad's ambitious,
much anticipated new venture Boom's music, which is composed by Talvin
Singh, Sandeep Chowta, Panjabi MC,D'Caro and Jez Humble among others.
For The Mathematically Inclined Congratulations to H. Ajbani, S. Mallick, M.
Mankad, A. Mathur, M. Misra, D. Padmanabhan, Rekha R., R. Saluja,
G. Varghese and B. Venkataraman, who were all winners of the last
puzzle. In this issue we bring you yet another challenge. more...
Movie Review - Teen Deewarein Despite a highly improbable denouement, Nagesh
Kukunoor's latest film, featuring Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff,
Juhi Chawla and Nagesh is a must see for film buffs.more...
Book Review - Operation
Monsoon "These are first rate stories: accomplished,
absorbing, thoughtful and implicitly philosophical" - Susan Thornton
on Shona Ramaya's short story collection "Operation Monsoon"more...
Back To School Lunches It is Monday Morning again and the kids need
to pack their lunches. For those of you who are willing to try some
Indian based non messy food, here are some of my favorites.more...
Jokes - Gender Blender - Men vs Women Marriage is a 3 ring circus: Engagement Ring,
Wedding Ring, and Suffering. more...
The Flower - A Poem A poem penned by a Lokvani contributor from California.more...
Poem - September Remembered By Vijay Persad. more...
Picture Of The Fortnight September 11 Memorial. more...
Thought For The Day In India, September 5 is celebrated as Teacher's
Day in honor of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.more...