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Lokvani Talks To Gauri Chandana
(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Chandana is the founder and CEO of Aadhaarshila - The Foundation stone (ATFS) a very popular after-school student enrichment program. She talked to Lokvani about her life and shared her insights on creating the right environment for children to thrive. more...

In Conversation With Ranjini Manian
(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
"Our hope and ultimate goal is to prepare the Global Indian," says Ranjini Manian, Director of Global Adjustments, a Chennai based relocation agency. more...

Technology - A Novel Reusable Arsenic-Selective Material In Use In Indian Villages
(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
A novel polymer-based hybrid arsenic selective adsorbent (HAIX), originally developed in Lehigh University, is used to provide arsenic-free water to 300 families who do not have any other source of reliable drinking water. more...

Bollywood Baatein
Ok guys, its official, one of the most eligible bachelors on India, Fardeen Khan, is getting engaged to his London-based girlfriend Natasha Madhvani, daughter of former actress Mumtaz. more...

Eurekha Ranch's CEO Doug Hall Energizes The Crowd At TieCON East
"In today's world of rapid changes, it is grow or die. So what? Why bother? It is not important because survival is not mandatory," said Doug Hall in his opening keynote talk on 'Jump Start Your Brain'. more...

Meet Dr Nabanita Javed - Artist
Dr. Nabanita Javed, an self taught artist from Calcutta exhibited her paintings at The Centre for Arts Natick. more...

Tapas Ghosh - A Musical Star In New England
Tapas Ghosh, a resident of Northboro, MA, took the audience on a magical musical journey through Bollywood , from the haunting melodies of the 60's to the present day foot-tapping numbers. more...

IAFPE Ties Community Engagement With Political Effectiveness
Indian American Forum for Political Education kicked off its 12th Annual Internship Program on May 1, with an array of prominent leaders who encouraged Indian Americans to take an active role in their communities and fight for their civil liberties. more...

The Ramayan Is About Good Governance, Too
"This Ramayan Conference exceeded my expectations.....it has transformed New York into Ayodhya....the Ramayan conference has its origin in divinity," says an exuberant Dr Lallan Prasad Vyas, Patron of the recently concluded 21st International Ramayan Conference (21 IRC). more...

Violin Maestro Dr. Sangeeta Shankar Comes To Rhode Island
Violin Maestro Dr. Sangeeta Shankar will be performing in Cumberland, Rhode Island on May 28th. She will be accompanied by Vinayak Netke on the Tabla. more...

NEMA Celebrates Spring Festival
NEMA welcomed Spring with a cultural show titled Vasantotsavam. more...

Math Foundations Contest Conducted By ATFS Learning Center
52 contestants participated in 5 different levels in Math contests conducted by ATFS in Shrewsbury, MA on April 30th. more...

UIA Celebrates Baisakhi
In typical Punjabi tradition, the good food and Bhangara made United India's Baisakhi celebrations an event to remember. more...

Tom Reilly For Governor
The race is on! Iffat and Shahid Khan organize a fundraising dinner for Gubernatorial candidate Tom Reilly. more...

Marathon Musings - Team AID Asha Endeavor
Run 26.2 miles - no way! That was my first thought when the idea was floated around the AID Boston meeting optimistically called the Community Service Hour - A marathon musing by a runner. more...

NH Politicians Celebrate With Indian American Community
NH Senator Lou D'Allesandro and Representative Bea Francoeur joined the Indian-American community in celebrating the Annual IANH Spring Festival. more...

Kahani - The Children's Magazine Launches Its New Issue
The controversial Narmada dam project spearheads Kahani's new current affairs column as America's first South Asian magazine for children expands its content in its newest issue. more...

For The Mathematically Inclined
Congratulations to Jaya Devulapalli, Amar Gupta, Mahesh Murali, Pooja Mutalik, Pooja Nagda, Sarthak Pani, Preeti Rangaraj and Mukund Seshadri, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. more...

Music Review - Karnatic Music Companion
(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Cannot recognize Karnatic Ragams? Would like to learn Karnatic Music but do not have access to a good Guru? CD-ROMS from Blue Lotus Informatics may be the answer! more...

Book Review - Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch
Quoting Gandhi and the Gita, Arindham Choudhari presents his self-help/management Philosophy in 'Count your Chickens Before they Hatch.' more...

Recipes - Green Leafy Vegetables
(This article is sponsored by Milan)
These days you can eat a different green every day of the week, and the ways to serve them are endless. Try them in salads, sandwiches, stir-fried, steamed; in stuffings, pancakes, omelettes, casseroles, curries, chutneys, etc. more...

Youth Forum - What It Means To Win In A Science Fair
Kapil Dilwali, a junior from Lexington High won the first place at the Massachusetts State Fair. His team received a cash award of $2000 for their work. more...

Kids Jokes
Happy is the bride who . . . gets all the presents.
You can't teach an old dog . . . math.
more...

Picture Of The Fortnight
Madrid in Spain. more...

Thought For The Day
"Without the human community one single human being cannot survive." ~ Dalai Lama 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. Memorial services are being planned. more...














Event Update
Friday - 05/20/05
- Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
- Jagrata - Jai Mata Di - CANCELLED
- First Annual Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Reception
- Memorial Service and Cremation - Mr. Surinder (Billu) Bhalla
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
- Shatrnaj Ke Mohre - Hindi Play
- Spring Moon Festival
- Yoga / Satsang Center
Sunday - 05/22/05
- MITHAS Utsav - Day 2
- Gita Govindam
- Chhandika Kathak Dance Annual Student Show and Fundraiser
- Indira Sari Sale
- Open House on Meditation
Thursday - 05/26/05
- HSC Annual Camp 2005
Saturday - 05/28/05
- Raagmaala Concert - Vioin and Tabla Performances
- Free SSAT/PSAT/SAT Testing
- Sunithas Musical Show 2005
Monday - 05/30/05
- AID Asha Marathon Program
Saturday - 6/4/05
- Free SSAT/PSAT/SAT Testing
- Indira Sari Sale
- June 4th: G‚yatrÓ Jayanti & Gang‚ Dashahar‚
Sunday - 6/5/05
- Indira Sari Sale
Saturday - 6/11/05
- Free SSAT/PSAT/SAT Testing
- Santoor / Pandit Satish Vyas
Friday - 6/17/05
- Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
- INDIA New England 2005 Woman of the Year Award
- Kabir And His Live Hip Hop Band
Saturday - 6/18/05
- Free SSAT/PSAT/SAT Testing
Saturday - 6/25/05
- Ranjini Ramachandran / Hindustani Vocal
- Raagmaaala Concert - Sarangi and Tabla
- Free SSAT/PSAT/SAT Testing
- Indira Sari Sale

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