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Lokvani Congratulates All Graduates!

Congratulations to all high school and college graduates for successfully completing your course of study. If you won any awards or received any special recognition at your school please send us an email. We would like to write about it. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Jay Srinivasan

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Jay Srinivasan, Co-Chair of the TiECON EAST 2005 conference and Senior Director of Application Management Services for Answerthink was selected as ťOutstanding 50 Asian Americans in BusinessŁ by Asian American Business Development Center. Jay has been a very active member of the community and Lokvani spoke to Jay about his efforts. [more]

In Conversation With Rev. Jegath Gaspar Raj

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
A catholic priest from Chennai, Rev Raj was in Boston to promote an unusual music CD designed to bring Thiruvasakam, a set of devotional verses dedicated to Lord Shiva to a world audience. He spoke to Lokvani about his faith, religious tolerance and his work. [more]

Technology - To Lead Or Follow: Congressional Committee Hearing On IPv6

(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
IPv6, the next generation Internet Protocol (IP), which will eventually replace the incumbent IPv4 protocol. IPv6 is beginning to establish strong roots in the rest of the world. However, adoption of this technology has been somewhat lethargic in the United States, the birth place of the Internet. Here are the efforts of the federal government to transition to IPv6. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

After Shah Rukh Khan playing the sutradhar in Khalid Mohammed's Silsiilay, now music director Anu Malik is doing the honors in Firoz Nadiadwala's Deewane Huye Paagal. [more]

H.H. Swami Tejomayananda To Visit Boston

Chinmaya Mission, Boston, is happy to announce that H. H. Swami Tejomayananda will be visiting Boston between August 1 and 7, 2005. Swami Tejomayananda will deliver a weeklong series of lectures on the Bhagawad Geeta and the Ramayana. [more]

IWL Event - Review

Indus Women Leaders (IWL) Boston Network on June 27th hosted a discussion on 'How South Asian Women Leaders Manage It All' with Ranjani Saigal and Geeta Ramamurthy. [more]

Vivekananda Family Camp - A Summer Treat For Children And Families

The variety of activities offered at this summer camp is impressive: Canoeing, swimming,arts and crafts, cultural education and leadership training! Sign up soon! [more]

Festivals Of India By Nrityanjali

Festivals of India, by students of Jothi Raghavan was dazzling. The students and the teacher should be commended for a great show. [more]

JET New England Conducts Sri Rama Pooja

Under the guidance of Sriman Sri Santharam Swamiji, JET New England conducted the Sri Rama Pooja event in Nashua, NH enabling the kids to learn the pooja process. [more]

Netsap Cruise Rocks!

Over 200 attendees had a fabulous time partying aboard a cruise boat at Boston Harbor. The cruise organized by Network of South Asian Professionals (NETSAP) was a hit! [more]

Dr. Jayasankar - Diabetes Can Be Prevented

ťSilent Killers- Diabetes and Heart Disease: Reversing the Indian curseŁ was the title of Dr. Jayasankar's talk to the India Association of New Hampshire. [more]

Mona Khaitan Awarded The First Ph.D By Hindu University Of America

Mona Khaitan, Professor of Accounting at MassBay Community College, makes history by being the firstto get a Ph.D degree in Hindu Studies in Yoga Philosophy and Meditation. [more]

IARI To Celebrate India's Independence Day

The India Association of Rhode Island ("IARI") welcomes all New Englanders to join in the celebration of "India's Independence Day" on Saturday, July 30, 2005, from 4 pm to 11 pm, at the Water Place Park in Providence, RI. [more]

Why Should We Take Our Kids To India?

"I truly believe that many of life's greatest lessons are learned outside of the classroom, and this is certainly true of family vacations spent in India" - Krithiga. [more]

IAGB Independence Day - A Preview

The India Association of Greater Boston(IAGB) invites to you to India's Independence day celebrations on August 14th at 4:00 pm at the Hatch Shell. The event is very popular and draws record crowds. [more]

Poetry Corner - Earth Day

... the Earth may go on living, day after day,
but we, the humans, may nowhere be found.
- Sajed Kamal
[more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Kiran Adhya, Ruby Dhillon, Shashank Mallick, Tejas Manjunath, Amol Mehta, Mahesh Murali, Kavitha Muralidharan, Madhavi Muralidharan, Sarthak Pani, Bipin Parekh, Ameek Ponda, Laksh Puri and Rohit Rao, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Thiruvasakam: A Classical Crossover

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Illayaraja's latest creation is a unique attempt to present select verses from the Thiruvasakam in a musical form, synthesizing ideas from both the Indian and Western classical traditions. [more]

Film Preview - Viruddh

Don't miss 'Viruddh' a fabublous Amitabh Bacchan starrer coming on 22 July 2005 to Showcase Cinema in Lawrence and Worcester.It the the story of three protagonists a middle class family. [more]

Book Review - Pinky Promise

"Telling a lie makes us feel bad inside. You should feel good about yourself - especially when you are honest." [more]

Recipes

Here are few recipes that beat the summer heat. [more]

Youth Forum - Swatika: Auspicious, Not Evil

The day I took my auspicious Swastika plate to school and was accused of being a Nazi supporter, I knew I needed to understand the significance of special Indian symbols and protect them from abuse. [more]

Jokes - Medicine

A collection of few jokes from medical field. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Summer in mountains of Colorado. [more]

Thought For The Day

A thought from Swami Vivekananda. [more]

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Event Update
Thursday - 07/14/05
Girding for Grid Computing
Friday - 07/15/05
Integrated Yoga - Promotion of Positive Health
Saturday - 07/16/05
Indira Sari Sale
Cricket for a Cause / IDRF Cricket Tournament
Satsang / NE Vaishnav Parivar
IMANE 2005 Inaugural Charity Gala
Bunjara Features Mater Weaver Roopraj Prajapat
Dhurrie Weaving Demonstration & Exhibition
Sant Shri Aasaramji Bapu
Concert by Warren Senders
Second Annual Summer Picnic / Hindians
Sri. Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan & Marc W. Rossi / Fusion Concert
Sunday - 07/17/05
Indira Sari Sale
Wednesday - 07/20/05
Mata Amritanandamayi
Thursday - 07/21/05
Mata Amritanandamayi Boston Retreat
Friday - 07/22/05
Integrated Yoga - Promotion of Positive Health
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Saturday - 07/23/05
Multicultural Wedding Showcase 2005
Seminar For Growth of Uttaranchal
Cultural Evening / UANA
Mata Amritanandamayi Boston Program
Potta Retreat - Divine Mercy Healing Services
IAFPE Meeting
Sunday - 07/24/05
Potta Retreat - Divine Mercy Healing Services
Saturday - 07/30/05
Lopamudra Mitra Concert
Amra Kojon Reunion
IARI Independence Day Celebration
Sunday - 07/31/05
Concert by Rashid Khan
Monday - 8/1/05
12th Mahasamadhi Yajna
Tuesday - 8/2/05
12th Mahasamadhi Yajna
Wednesday - 8/3/05
12th Mahasamadhi Yajna
Thursday - 8/4/05
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
12th Mahasamadhi Yajna
Friday - 8/5/05
12th Mahasamadhi Yajna
Saturday - 8/6/05
12th Mahasamadhi Yajna
Sunday - 8/7/05
17th Annual India Day Festival / ISW
Potluck Summer Picnic / UIA
12th Mahasamadhi Yajna
Pradeepdarshini
2005 Vivekananda Family Camp
Saturday - 8/13/05
FOGANA North Atlantic Regional Dance Competition
Sunday - 8/14/05
IAGB Independence Day Celebration

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