MATH MASTER, K-12 Tutoring Center
ATFS Learning Center
Baby Hindustani
Sounds of India
Aap Ka Manoranjan
Pradeep K. Audho
Dinesh Tanna
Nila Rakhit
Darshana Patel, CPA
Satya Mitra, EA, ATA, CFP
Niraj P. Baxi, CA
Feel Well Rehab Clinics
Trupti Patel, Esq.
Richard Costa, Esq.
Clark H. Siddiqui, Esq.
Neil K. Sherring, Esq.
Monique Kornfeld, Esq.
Mortgage Partners
Global Mortgages
Shrenik K. Shah
Ratan Singhvi
Printing and Graphics Services
Ananth Ram
Pamela Narang
Dilip & Sara Varghese
Madhu Reddy, CT
Swati Mukherji
Delxi Fernandez
Praful Thakkar
Vimi Verma
Bollywood Grill
Gurnam Catering Service
Tantric Grill
B. D. Nayak, Architect
Minuteman Technical Services, Inc.
Shriji Weddings & Mandaps
Deccan Sajjawat
Aalok International
Annie Diamonds
Indira International
Hakoba Sarees
Kay Pee Jewelers
Madan Travel
Our Voice And Yours: Reminiscence - Chitra Parayath

Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts. And we are never, ever the same.-- Anonymous.[more]

Lokvani Talks To Amit And Pragya Dang

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"Hindi film music has been an integral part of my life," says Amit Dang, the handsome host of Sounds of India who recently relinquished his bachelor status and married Dr. Pragya Ahuja (maiden name), a physician from New Delhi. They talked to Lokvani about the radio show, the joys of long distance courtships and their beautiful wedding. [more]

In Conversation With Deepa Mehta

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
As film makers we have a choice, and I want to make those kind of films that will provoke the conscience of people" - Deepa Mehta, Canadian Film Maker on her latest release in the trilogy "Water". [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Aishwarya Rai starrer 'Provoked', depicting the role of a battered Indian wife in the UK, will be premiered at the Cannes Film festival on May 19.[more]

Technology: SiC Wafer Polishing With Gas Cluster Ion Beams - Part I

A novel technology utilizing energetic ionized gas cluster ion beams (GCIB) has been successfully used to reduce the surface roughness of SiC for electronic applications. [more]

Asha Bhonsle Performs With Kronos Quartet

An extraordinary performance by Kronos Quartet in collaboration with Asha Bhosle steals the heart of Bostonians. Berkelee performance center was packed and the group got a standing ovation. [more]

Sushil Tuli Presents At One First

A new community is underway where Boston meets Cambridge. Sushil Tuli of Leader Mortgage speaks about owning a house and being part of 'One First'. [more]

The NSF Educational Bee Contests - A Huge Success

The 2006 New England Regional Educational Bee contests in Spelling, Vocabulary, Math, Geography and Essay organised by North South Foundation was a huge success with more than 750 students participating. [more]

IDRF Holi Celebration Event

March temperatures could not deter some 300 adults and children from celebrating Holi "The Festival of Colors" the way it is traditionally celebrated in India. [more]

Subodh Chandra For Attorney General

Samir Desai and his wife Nilima, Nishith Acharya and his wife Sheetal, Aadil Ginwala, and Mike Thakur, organized a fundraiser in Boston for Subodh Chandra, as he campaigns for Ohio Attorney General in the Democratic Primary. [more]

First Time Home Buyers Get A Treat

Praful Thakkar organized a free seminar at China Blossom Restaurant to help home-buyers fulfill the quintessential 'American Dream' of home ownership. [more]

Calling All Readers And Book Lovers!

Can you help recommend books on India? Specific recommendations are sought for History, Business & Economics, Children's literature, Politics, Contemporary Fiction, and Classic literature including religion. [more]

TeamAIDAsha Marathon Program 2006

Train.....Run....Support a cause! TeamAIDAsha Marathon. [more]

An Ode To The Mother

Twelve dancers and dance teachers from the Boston area have come together to create a unique Bharatanatyam Natanjali for Mother, which will be presented at the Natick High School Auditorium on Sunday May 7, 2006 at 4:00 pm. The event is a fundraiser for the Sri Lakshmi Temple in Ashland, MA. [more]

Kabeer - A Musical Dance Drama In Hindi

Actor singer Shekhar Sen presents his critically acclaimed production - Kabeer - the story of the mystic who used his poetic brilliance and divine inspiration to spread the message of Love, Peace & Harmony on Sunday, April 23 at 4:00 pm in Brooks Middle School, Lincoln, MA. [more]

Sreedhareeyam: Vision For All: Part 2

The concluding part of a two part series of one patient's road to recovery through Ayurveda. [more]

Buyers Beware!!! - Part 2

(This article is sponsored by Praful Thakkar)
Buying a home is a major investment and a major decision. In second part of this article we look at common and costly mistakes. [more]

Youth Forum - Community Service Through Global Routes

Community Service rates very high for Meera Sriram,a Sophomore at Lexington High School who found her interest through an organization called Global Routes. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Sitaram Chandawarkar, Samik Chattopadhyay, Manan Domadia, Neha Iyer, Dattatrya Joshi, Mukkai Krishnamoorthy, Rahul Modi, Sarthak Pani, Hari Pillai and Raagini Rameshwar, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Fanaa

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Jatin-Lalit the team that brought us hits like Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gam come up with yet another potential chartbuster. [more]

Recipes From Tibet

A sample of Tibetan Recipes! [more]

Poem - Jallianvala Bagh

As part of the Poetry month and the anniversary of the Jallianwallah Bagh massacre, we present this poem. [more]

Laugh A While: Jokes

Haven't you always wondered how "Americanisms" would sound like if they were translated literally to an average Indian on, say, the streets of New Delhi (or elsewhere)? [more]

Quiz Corner

There are few readers who were answered the questions, partially correct, though. For correct answers read the article. [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

As the Indians prepared to take on Pakistan in the two-match DLF Series, Rahul Dravid, the captain, indicated that even a defeat in the series would not take away the sheen off what the Indians have achieved already in a long season. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

A Tale of Two Elephants. [more]

Thought For The Day

Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream - Khalil Gibran. [more]

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Lokvani Poll
Human Resources Minister Arjun Singh recently announced the government's intention to reserve 49 per cent seats in all government-regulated education institutions -- including IITs and IIMs. Do you agree?

Event Update
Friday - 04/21/06
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Devotional movie of the Decade (Telugu) - Sree Ramadasu in Worcester
Baisakhi Kick Off
Saturday - 04/22/06
Poila Boisakh
Shloka Competition for Kids in Greater Boston
MATH/PSAT/SAT Prep Classes / Burlington, MA
Pranayama, Relaxation and Om Meditation at SVC
Naada Aradhana / CVHTS
NEMA Talent Show 2006
AAINA Mela Day / Visa Camp / Concert 'Yaadein'
Devotional movie of the Decade (Telugu) - Sree Ramadasu in Boston
Chandni Raat - Starry Night
Sunday - 04/23/06
KABEER - An Inspiring Musical Drama in HINDI
Devotional movie of the Decade (Telugu) - Sree Ramadasu in Lowell
Community Control of Natural Resources - Talk by S.R. Hiremath
Wednesday - 04/26/06
Flavors of India -Instructor Beena Kaushik
Free Health Stop
Thursday - 04/27/06
Indian Breads - by Beena Kaushik
Tughlaq - a play by Girish Karnad
Spices and Snacks from India / Cooking Class
IndUS Business Journal Summit
Friday - 04/28/06
Bas Kar Bakula - A Hilarious Gujrati Play
Tughlaq - a play by Girish Karnad
Saturday - 04/29/06
Natya Madhuram - An Ekal Charity Program
MATH/PSAT/SAT Prep Classes / Burlington, MA
Indira Sari Sale
Math Foundation Contest
Tughlaq - a play by Girish Karnad
Tughlaq - a play by Girish Karnad
Ragasiya Snegithiyae -Stage Friends Tamil Drama
Jewelry Exhibition/Sale
Carantic Music concert - Shakti Mahima - Saptaswara Saptabhava
Sunday - 04/30/06
Ranjani-Gayathri / MITHAS
Indira Sari Sale
Monday - 5/1/06
Indian Life & Style Model Search
Wednesday - 5/3/06
Free Health Stop
Saturday - 5/6/06
Ken Zuckerman & Dominique Vellard / MITHAS
KANE Arts and Talent Day
Divine Mercy Healing Services

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