Gandhi Jayanthi - October 2 "To excavate the message of Gandhi from
the debris of history is to appreciate that dialogue is indispensable
in these especially fraught times," says Sukumar Muralidharan
of Frontline, India. more...
Indian Americans Among Top 100 Innovators MIT's Technology Review has identified the top 100
researchers for the year of 2003 whose research will transform our world
in the years to come. Lokvani presents interviews with two members of
the TR100 Class of 2003.
Prof. Krishna Kumar TR100 Class
Of 2003 Dr. Krishna Kumar from Tufts University was
recognized for his work on chemically altering segments of proteins
by stiffening their structures and improving their stability. more...
Prof. Sangeetha Bhatia TR100 Class
Of 2003 Dr. Sangeetha Bhatia, from University of California
at San Diego (daughter of Narain and Vidya Bhatia of Lexington, MA)
was recognized for her work on engineering a liver from scratch.more...
Technology - (Sponsored byThe Boston Group) New Drug Discovery Strategies: Disease Targets And Target Validation The sequencing of the human genome has created
a great deal of excitement. In order to achieve the goal of developing
novel therapeutics to treat serious human diseases, significant technological
progress needs to be made to industrialize the processes of target
validation and drug discovery.more...
Art At The Peabody Essex Museum The museum, a cultural haven in the midst of
the bustling town of Salem boasts a rare collection of paintings by
contemporary Indian artists.more...
Shatranj Ke Mohare - IAGB To Present
Yet Another Gem! Do not miss this opportunity to watch the classy,
ribtickling play 'Shatranj Ke Mohare'. Directed by Mr. Mohan Dali
who is renowned for giving Rajesh Khanna and Kader Khan their first
break on stage in this very play!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 of Tufts
FIRE - Funding Indian Rural Enterprise FIRE's 100 Weaves of India - will showcase 100
different textile arts of India, collectors items and rare pieces
and also provide information on rural artists and villages with a
series of demos and talks. more...
Wipro Chief Azim Premji At MIT Wong auditorium was packed to capacity as Azim
Premji spoke on current trends in global services, business process
outsourcing and creating a world class organization.more...
For The Mathematically Inclined Congratulations to S. Mallick, D. Padmanabhan,
L. Padmanabhan, K. Potnis, G. Varghese and B. Venkataraman, who were
all winners of the last puzzle. In this issue we bring you yet another
Music Review - (Sponsored
of India) Deewar By Junoon Deewar, the latest album by the 'Sultans of
Film Review - Hum Dono, A Classic
Revisited 'Abhi na jao Chod ke, ke dil abhi bhara nahin'
Dev Anand, Sadhana and Nanda star in this classic from 1961.more...
Book Review - Chachaji's
Cup This is a good first book for a child to learn
about the division of India and the great migration of thousands of
The Pros And Corn Of Cooking Harvesting Fresh Corn with Mouth Watering Corn
Food - more...
The Nandotsava Festival Following in the wake of its inaugural Cricket
tournament, the Vrindavana Preservation Society (VPS) organised the
Nandotsava Festival Celebration at the Quincy High School on August
24, 2003. more...
Panchali Shabadam Brings Mahabharata
To Life Urmila Satyanarayana's sensitive portrayal of
Draupadi in Panchali Shabadam was a treat for dance affectionadoes.more...
Graceful Recital By Sujatha Srinivasan
Sujatha Srinivasan's rendition of unique pieces
like the Varnam based on Meera Bhajan brought a fresh perspective
to Bharatanatyam. more...
ICICI: Indian Financial Services
For The Future ICICI, with total assets values at approximately
Rs. 1 trillion, was initially set up to fund industrial development
in India and has evolved into a major player in the Indian financial
services community, serving both consumer and corporate clients.more...
Young Voices - The Great Escape "Even though I experienced the horror of the
escape from Kuwait, my memory does not serve me well when I try to remember
those days," - a young contributor recalls those days of trauma.more...
UNF Seeks Partnership With Indian
Diaspora In US The UN Foundation has recognized India's promise
by investing more than $24 million toward development there.more...
Humor - Cut It Out Carolyn Whether or not you win the sweepstakes, the
Yugo is yours to keep. But no one wants to touch a Yugo with a ten
foot pole! Not even the Yugoslavians.more...
Dumb And Dumber - Politically Incorrect
Jokes What do you call a blonde who dyes her hair?
Artificial intelligence. more...