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Our Voice And Yours

Will India win the World Cup? Participate in our survey! [more]

Lokvani Talks To Fozia Vasowalla

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Fozia Vasowalla, a local artist from Andover will display her cut paper art at the Sahayta South Asian Art Exhibition on March 30th, 2007 [more]

In Conversation With Sushma Zaveri And Mehboob Nadeem

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
The young duo from the Agra Gharana, have dazzled audiences in Europe and India with their beautiful music. Recently they were felicitated by Prince Charles. They will be presenting a recital in Massachusetts on March 25, 2007. [more]

Health: The Good And Bad Of Indian Food

"Our Indian ancestors figured out things that modern science is just beginning to discover. This applies in many fields but for this article I will stick to the topic of health and nutrition" says Dr. Jyothi Ramakrishna who presents valuable insights into nutritional values of Indian cuisine. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Katrina's next film Namaste London is up for release on friday. Is this another 'pretty face on the screen' role. What does she think about the movie and her role? [more]

Veena Venu Violin Concert

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
The artists proved that the symphony concept could be deftly, cleverly and harmoniously applied in Carnatic Music - taking into consideration that Carnatic music allows artists a large scope for innovation, individual imagination and kalpana. [more]

South Asian Art History - In Memory Of Prashant H. Fadia

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Husain's Mahabharata - Part III
Yama: 'What is the greatest wonder in the world?'
Yudhishtra: 'Every day men see creatures depart to abode and yet, those who remain seek to live forever. This verily is the greatest wonder.'

Party IIT Style!

IIT Alumni in the New England area shed their nerdy image for an evening at the IITSINE gathering. Uday Nadkarni, Anu Chitrapu, Rama Ramakrishnan, Abritee Dhal, Priya Kumar, Ajitabh Ranjan, Sita Raman Prasad, Neeta Agarwal and her children, Roshni Laroia, Arun and Ranjani Saigal put up a great show. [more]

IANH Raises Funds For Noble Missions

"The hands that serve are holier than the lips that pray", said Mr.Prithvi Kumar, President and a pioneer of IANH at an event which was aimed at raising funds for various public service activities of IANH. [more]

PEM Hosts India Alive At The Atrium - A Photo Essay

The Atrium at the Peabody Musuem came alive with the sights and sounds of India on March 10th and 11th, 2007. Here is a photo gallery. [more]

A Quest For A Family Connectivity & Unity

Empty-nesters read on! Kusum Agrawal, mother of three busy daughters in high flying careers offers great suggestions for staying in touch with busy children and keeping the family as a unit! [more]

New England South Asian Artists To Showcase Works At Sahayta Cancer Charity Art Exhibition

An fabulous exhibition of South Asian art at the Boston Sculptor's Gallery and Bernard Toale's Gallery in the city's South End on March 30, 2007 (the galleries are within close proximity of one another) in support of Cancer charities in India. [more]

Havey To Maani Jaav - Gujarati Comedy Play

Gurjar has planned various events throughout the year to celebrate its thirtieth anniversary. The first event is a Gujrati play Havey To Maani Jaav, a story of joint family who live and laugh together. [more]

NetSAP Hosts Chai Chat 'Arranged Marriages V/s Love Marriages'

The topic of this first Chai Chat was "Arranged Marriages v/s Love Marriages - Building relationships in the Cyber Age". Participants discussed the pros and cons of arranged and love marriages, dating in the South Asian community, social stigmas and the role of society (the culture and environment we grow up in) in relationships. [more]

Boston Photographer Saldanha Takes National Contest Honors

Item photographer Reba M. Saldanha has captured national honors in the annual Reader’s Picture Contest sponsored by Popular Photography & Imaging Magazine. [more]

With Sales Up And Inventory Down In January, Is The Real Estate Market Stabilizing?

"While it is too early to determine if the real estate market has been 'corrected', it appears to be trending back to its 'normal' long-term appreciation rate. [more]

Sanat Sethi Comes 2nd In International Brain Bee Contest

Sanat Sethi, a 10th grader at West Essex High School, N. Caldwell, NJ wins 2nd place in the Brain and Neuroscience contest called 'International Brain Bee', hosted by the University of Maryland, Baltimore. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Anindya Basu, Shailesh Goregaokar, Nihal Gowravaram, Niket Gowravaram, Mukkai Krishnamoorthy, Samita Mohanasundaram, Madhavi Muralidharan, Kavitha Muralidharan and Eshaan Nichani. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Mehram - Meenal Jain

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Meenal Jain, of Indian Idol II fame has come out with her debut album Mehram. Te album is dedicated to the mystical Sufi sangeet, the poetic lyrics of Rumi and Sufi saints Bulleh Shah, Latif and others. [more]

Mira Nair Meets People In CT To Discuss Namesake

In one of her face-to-face Question and Answer session with a live audience of over 500 people, who stayed late night on a weekday, Tuesday, March 13, 2007 after a preview of the movie at the Avon Theatre in Stamford, CT, Mira Nair, the Director and Co-Producer of the film, said, "The Namesake came out of a personal experience." [more]

Money Matters

Take a look at the currency and bullion rates. How is the Indian market performing? We have the answers. [more]

Jokes, Jokes And Jokes

A logician tells a collegue his wife just had a baby.
- Is it a boy or a girl?
- Yes.

Recipes - E Is For Good Ole Eggs

Sunday Ho Ya Monday - Roz Khao Ande!
It is all Eggs.


Cricket is in the air. Do you know what the astrologers say about the fate of India in World Cup. [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

With the dismal performance of the Indian team in its opener against Bangladesh, heated debates on the team composition, batting order or Sehwag's form, seems to have taken centre stage at desi gatherings [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

These stunning tombs are made of marble and were build by nobles from .... in India. Can you guess? [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
Everything can be sacrificed for truth, but truth cannot be sacrificed for anything. [more]

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Event Update
Thursday - 03/22/07
Art of Living - Part I Course / Worcester
Taste of Languages 2007
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Friday - 03/23/07
Now Enrolling - Math Contest
Jagrata - Jai Mata Di
Saturday - 03/24/07
Hindustani Flute Concert - Rupak Kulkarni
IAMV Holi Hangama 2007
Akhand Ramayan / NEHTI
Holi Hai Mela / Generation Desi
Natyarohan / NEMM
The Festival of Colors - Holi / IDRF-VHP-NEHTI
Sunday - 03/25/07
Free MATH/SAT Consulting
Chhandika Presents - A Kathak Story
Swar Amrit Recital / Mehboob Nadeem & Sushma Zaveri
Rupak Kulkarni - Hindustani Flute / MITHAS
Sai Satcharitra Parayan / NESSP
Akhand Japa on Chaitra Navaratri
Mata Ki Chowki / CVHTS
Ram Navami / ISW
Monday - 03/26/07
Sai Satcharitra Parayan / NESSP
Tuesday - 03/27/07
Maha Ramnaumi Celebration
Sai Satcharitra Parayan / NESSP
Ram Navmi Bhajans
Wednesday - 03/28/07
Free Health Stop
Sai Satcharitra Parayan / NESSP
The Last Moghul - Book Reading
Thursday - 03/29/07
Now Enrolling - Math Contest
Sai Satcharitra Parayan / NESSP
Friday - 03/30/07
Sahayta South Asian Art Exhibition 2007
South Asian Art Exhibition
Havey To Maani Jaav / Gujarati Comedy Play
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Sai Satcharitra Parayan / NESSP
Akhand Ramayana Recitation
Saturday - 03/31/07
Now Enrolling - Math Contest
Rang De Holi / NetSAP
NEMA Talent Show 2007
Sai Satcharitra Parayan / NESSP
Bhajan - Kirtan followed by Mahaa- Prasaad
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Super Hit Tamil Movie - Mozhi
Sunday - 4/1/07
Free MATH/SAT Consulting
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Now Enrolling - Math Contest
P. Unnikrishnan - Carnatic Vocal / MITHAS
Monday - 4/2/07
Hanuman Jayanti
Tuesday - 4/3/07
Now Enrolling - Math Contest
Wednesday - 4/4/07
Karma And Other Stories - Rishi Reddi
Friday - 4/6/07
Second Annual Music Conference / Learn Quest
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