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Lokvani Turns Five! 2001- 2005
Lokvani Talks To One Signata Nach

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Desi Rapper, One Signata Nach a.k.a Nikhil Rajpal is on a mission to use music to shine light on the "issues" that people of his skin tone are being forced to face. He spoke to Lokvani about his music and his new company Represent One Records. [more]

In Conversation With Tanuja Limaye

Tanuja Limaye is a senior International Teacher with the Art of Living Foundation. She has taught extensively in Europe, the Mid East, Japan and Southern Africa. She spoke to Lokvani about her life and how Art of Living courses help individuals realize their full potential. [more]

Technology - Leveraging Technological Change

(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
Technology is a juggernaut shaping global business operations and environments in ways similar to gravity defining the space-time continuum. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

Aishwarya Rai may be 'Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi'. That is the dream of director Ketan Mehta. His earlier famous release 'Mangal Pandey: The Rising' has earned more than 18 crore in its first week inspite of the controversy about distorted historical facts. [more]

Rain Interrupts IAGB Independence Day Celebrations

Pouring rain forced IAGB to cancel its Independence day celebrations half way through the event. Despite the inclement weather over 3000 people came to attend the event and had to turn back disappointed. [more]

South Asia Amity Day, Rhode Island

On 13th August 2005 thousands gathered at Providence's Water Fire to celebrate the 58th Anniversary of India and Pakistan's Independence Day. The program included exchange of flags between representatives from India and Pakistan. [more]

Trina Chakravarty Crowned Miss India USA 2005

In a dazzling function organized on August 20th at the prestigious Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida, Trina Chakravarty of Jacksonville, Florida, was crowned Miss India USA [more]

Maha Kumbhabhishekam Celebrations

Sri Lakshmi Temple in Ashland invites you to participate in their Maha Kumbhabhishekam celebrations which will be held Aug 29 - Sep 5. Music, dance, religious lectures are all part of this special event. [more]

Exhibition Of The Paintings Of Nalini Malani At PEM

Exposing the Source: The Paintings of Nalini Malani showcases Herwitz Collection of contemporary Indian art at the Peabody Essex Museum starting August 27, 2005. [more]

Kalai Vizha 2005 - A Classy Affair

Produced by members of the Boston Thamil Association, this event raised the bar for shows featuring local talent. B. H. Abdul Hameed, world-renowned radio and TV host was the master of ceremonies for the event. [more]

Work An Hour (WAH) 2005: Asha For Education Program

An hour's worth salary can get you movie tickets, food for one time, drive in a cab to work place or
A kid's education for a month, choice is yours, make a difference. [more]

Arangetram - Prarthna Desai And Anishi Shah

Prarthna Desai and Anishi Shah mesmerized the audience with their amazing foot work, beautiful expressions, hand eye coordination and grace during their Arangetram. [more]

Gayathri Mahayagna In New Hampshire

Over 800 people attended this event held at the Saraswathi Mandiram in Epping New Hampshire that lasted for three days. [more]

Independence Day Celebrations - Bollywood Bhangra Style

Young Indian Americans celebrated the 58th anniversary of India's Independence by attending a Bollywood dance party at the Cosmopolitan Club in Boston's financial district. [more]

Pradeepdarshini Highlights Matrutva,Netrutva And Katrutva

In celebration of the hundredth anniversary of its founder Lakshmibhai Kelkar, the women's wing of the Hindu Swayam Sevak Sangh held a day long event featuring a wide range of activities. [more]

Amra Kojon Reunion

After two years of the mega Bengali music show that was sold out, performers, organizers and their friends recently celebrated with music and papri-chat at the Grace United Methodist Church in Cambridge. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Meghana Arvind, Sandeep Bansal, Shailesh Goregaonkar, Nikita Jain, Raagini Jawa, Amol Mehta, Shail Mehta, Kavitha Muralidharan, Madhavi Muralidharan, Bipin Parekh, Ameek Ponda and Manan Thakkar, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Salaam Namaste

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
The pair Vishal-Shekhar (DUS fame) are back with a bang with the music for Salaam Namaste. [more]

Film Review: Mangal Pandey - The Rising

India 1857 - The British called it a Sepoy Mutiny but the Indians called it the First War of Independence. In Ketan Mehta's Film 'The Rising' Aamir Khan as Mangal Pandey succeeds in donning the legendary man's role. [more]

Recipes - Carved Fruit Salads

Even the simplest and cheapest fruits and vegetables can be turned into miniature works of art on your plate by a few deft strokes of a fruit carving knife. [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat !

Sachin Tendulkar has said that his recovery from injury could happen earlier than anticipated. Following the rehab programme advised by his doctors and physio, he said he would return only after all concerned were happy with his recovery. [more]

Poetry Corner - City Of Lakes

This poem entitled 'City of Lakes' was written in Udaipur, which provided a perfect place for inspiration. [more]

Youth Forum - Nikita Wins 3rd Prize In North America Miss Program

Nikita, daughter of Shalabh Rastogi and Jalina George, received the 3rd prize in the NA Miss Program talent competition, competing with about 160 contestants from all over the state of Massachusetts. [more]

Laugh A While! Jokes

Infosys, Bangalore - An employee applied for leave as follows: Since I have to go to my village to sell my land along with my wife, please sanction me one-week leave. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Man of the masses! [more]

Thought For The Day

The true teachers are those who help us think for ourselves - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. [more]

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Event Update
Friday - 08/26/05
Janmasthami / ISW
2005 NCHD/UNDP Gala Event
Saturday - 08/27/05
Indira Sari Sale
Malayalam Classes
Second Annual NetSAP Whitewater Rafting Trip
Exposing the Source: the Paintings of Nalini Malani
Bhangra Bash: the Arts of India
Sunday - 08/28/05
Indira Sari Sale
Monday - 08/29/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Tuesday - 08/30/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Wednesday - 08/31/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Thursday - 9/1/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Friday - 9/2/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Saturday - 9/3/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Sunday - 9/4/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Monday - 9/5/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Saturday - 9/10/05
Hindustani Vocal concert
Sunday - 9/11/05
Create Your Own Pata Chitra
Thursday - 9/15/05
Fall Fling - Sharon Council on Aging
Art of Living Courses at MIT
Friday - 9/16/05
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Saturday - 9/17/05
CRY Walk 2005
Indira Sari Sale
Ganeshotsav / NEMM
Onam Celebrations 2005 / KANE
Words for Wells
Radhastami - Festival of Love
Sunday - 9/18/05
Indira Sari Sale
Election of Officers & Annual Meeting / UIA
Saturday - 9/24/05
"The Kite Runner" Fundraiser
Malayalam Classes
Sunday - 9/25/05
Honoring Ancestors Conference
Wednesday - 9/28/05
5th Emerging Technologies Conference At MIT

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