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Lokvani Talks To Prabhulal And Draupadi Rathi
(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Prabhulal and Draupadi Rathi were part of the early group of Indian Americans who moved to the US in 1967 from Pakistan. They spoke to Lokvani about life in NE in the 60s. Drawing from her experience, Draupadi also gives advice for mothers, mothers-in-law and grandmothers. more...

In Conversation With Shiv Sagar
(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Shiv Sagar, the grandson of Ramanand Sagar, producer of the famous TV Serial Ramayan spoke to Lokvani about Sagar Arts new project Gangadham, a mythological theme park in Uttaranachal that hopes to be the "Disneyland" of India. more...

Technology - Make A Dashboard Your Family Can Communicate With
(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
87% of household organizers are women. Are you missing appointments! Here is the ultimate electronic solution for home calendaring. more...

Bollywood Baatein Quiz No 2
The second and final quiz in Bollywood Baatein. more...

TiECON East 2005 - A Huge Success
With over 750 people in attendance the TIECON East 2005- Innovation in a Global Economy (Co-Chairs: Jay Srinivasan & Nishith Acharya) featured several interesting panel discussions and unusual social events. more...

Local Artists Charm Audience And Raise Funds For TBP
The Boston Pledge raised over $5,000 to help the victims of Tsunami Disaster on April 24, 2005 at Babson College. more...

MITHAS Carnatic - Hindustani Jugalbandhi Concert
This unique Carnatic-Hindustani Jugalbandhi concert by Jayanthi Kumaresh (Veena) and Gaurav Mazumdar (Sitar) held at Wong Auditorium on Sunday April 24, 2005 in the midst of rainy weather was extremely soothing to the ear, which probably caused the rain gods to bless us with bright sunlight, when the concert ended! more...

Emerging Trends In Technology And Professional Liability In Medicine
According to Bonnie Ellis of ProMutual, "Even with the high medical insurance premium for doctors, the insurance industry pays out $1.54 for every dollar in insurance premium it collects." more...

Padma Bhushan For CEO Of Shantha Biotechnics
K. Varaprasad Reddy, CEO of Shantha Biotechnics, a company that was co-founded by New England's Subu Kota, (Chairman and CEO of The Boston Group), was awarded the Padma Bhushan. more...

IDRF And Triveni Efforts Raise $15000 For Tsunami Victims
Rhythms of Joy and Hope program was a huge sucess with more than 500 people attending to raise $15,000 for Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi of Amritapuri, Kerala for medical facilities to benefit the tsunami rehabilitation efforts. more...

Hindu Heritage Day 2005
The Annual Hindu Heritage day will be held on May 21st at the Marlborough Middle School. more...

Colours Of India - Dr. Nabanita Javed
The Center for Arts in Natick is holding a painting exhibit 'Colours of India' by Dr. Nabanita Javed, an OB/GYN from Calcutta, from May 1- 27, 2005. more...

IWL Presents Financial Planning For Women
The IWL Boston Network invites South Asian Women for an educational workshop on how to reach your financial goals on May 14th. more...

For The Mathematically Inclined
Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Anuraag Bharadwaj, Ashwin Bharadwaj, Chandran Elumalai, Anirudh Iyengar, Ninni Jacob, Nidhee Krishnan, Rahul Modi, Mahesh Murali, Bharat Parikh, Arun Saigal, Neha Sharma and Sneha Subramanian, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. more...

Music Review - Parineeta
(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
The music of Parineeta - a timeless classic by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyaya - is very different from the run of the mill stuff. more...

Film Review - Khamosh Pani (Silent Waters)
In what has been hailed as a pivotal moment in Pakistani cinema, Sabiha Sumar has made a film, that speaks to the dangers of fundamentalism. more...

Book Review - The Last Song Of Dusk
The book received the Betty Trask Award for first novel in the United Kingdom. more...

Recipes - Egg Dishes
(This article is sponsored by Milan)
There was a familiar ad jingle in India in the early 90's which went like this "Sunday ho ya Monday, Roj Khao Aande!" Who can argue about the nutritional value of eggs! more...

Dakshin - Restaurant Review
Whether you would like a place for a party or you seek a fine dining experience that includes authentic North Indian, South Indian and Indo-Chinese cuisine, checkout "Dakshin" located at 672 Waverly Road, Framingham, MA. They have a special event for Mother's day. more...

Chaalbaaz - Mother's Day Treat
CHAALBAAZ ***ng Paresh Rawal is being performed at the Collins Center for Performing Arts this weekend on Sunday May 8, 2005 at 3:30 pm. more...

Youth Forum - Accept Or Reject?
It is May 1st and the High School Senior has sealed his/her fate. But who is at the receiving end now? more...

Jokes - Kids Say The Funniest Things
In the middle of the 18th century, all the morons moved to Utah.
The inhabitants of Moscow are called Mosquitoes.
more...

Picture Of The Fortnight
Spring in full bloom! more...

Thought For The Day
Rumi: Listen to the reed, how it complains of separation ... more...

Thank You For Your Support
The Lokvani team and the Muralidharan family thanks you for your support as we try to deal with the loss of Chitra Parayath. more...














Event Update
Thursday - 05/05/05
- Ten Outstanding Young Leader Awards
Friday - 05/6/05
- Fusion Concert by Natraj With Guest Artist V.K. Raman
- ICICI Bank/Leitner SASC Summer Internships Application Deadline
Saturday - 05/7/05
- Free SSAT/PSAT/SAT Testing
- Soma Sarkar / Classical Hindustani Music
- New England Tamil Sangam
- Warren Senders Mehfil
- NetSAP Bollywood Theme Party
Sunday - 05/8/05
- Chaalbaaz / Paresh Rawal
- Mothers Day Tea & Talk
- Malladi Brothers / Classical Music
Wednesday - 05/11/05
- Goals and Achivements of Vaishav Parishad
Saturday - 05/14/05
- Chitresh Das, Kathak / MITHAS
- Screening of "Born Into Brothels" / SAHELI
- Kathak Dance Performance and Lecture/ Demonstration by Pandit Chitresh Das, with Meet-the-Artist Reception
- Free SSAT/ PSAT/SAT Testing
- India Poetry Reading / Harvard U.
- Basava Jayanthi & Vachanotsava
- Carnatic Vocal Recital by Smt.Tara Anand
- Financial Planning for Women / IWL
- NGF Annual General Body Meeting
Sunday - 05/15/05
- Adnam Sami Live In Concert
- Workshop with Master Kathak Dancer Pandit Chitresh Das
- The Not-So-Star-Spangled Life of Sunita Sen / Book Signing by Mitali Perkins
- Maharashtra Din
Monday - 05/16/05
- AIF 2005 Awards Gala / NY
Friday - 05/20/05
- Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
- Jagrata - Jai Mata Di
Saturday - 05/21/05
- MITHAS Utsav Day 1
- 2005 Symposia on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution - Asia
- Yogathon
- Free SSAT/PSAT/SAT Testing
- Hindu Heritage Day VHP
- Healthy Living with Whole Food Supplements by Dr. Tony Lebro
- Indira Sari Sale
- Hindu Heritage Day
- Yogathon
Sunday - 05/22/05
- MITHAS Utsav - Day 2
- Gita Govindam
- Chhandika Kathak Dance Annual Student Show and Fundraiser
- Indira Sari Sale

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