Event Update
Saturday - 5/2/09
Food Compition
Chithirai Vizhaa 2009
Andaaz: Harvard

Sunday - 5/3/09
S Sowmya (vocal) / MITHAS
A Gujarati Play
World-jazz group Natraj in concert in Brighton, MA

Wednesday - 5/6/09
Asset Protection for Young Physicians

Thursday - 5/7/09
A Conversation for Our Time on Immortality

Saturday - 5/9/09
Episodes from Ramayana
Indian Women Physician Forum
Harvard Poetry Reading - All POETS Invited
Maharashtra Din / NEMM
Controlling Eating Disorders
Culture of Inida
Academy of Women Achievers Luncheon

Thursday - 5/14/09
Asian American Unity Dinner

Friday - 5/15/09
Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon

Saturday - 5/16/09
Amma New England - Spring Garba and Dandiya

Sunday - 5/17/09
Sugato Nag (Sitar) / MITHAS
Kaliya's Tale
Concert by Anand Bhate (Hindustani Vocal)
2009 Hindu Heritage Day

Tuesday - 5/19/09
Moving Diversity Forward in the Face of Economic Challenges

Wednesday - 5/20/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

Thursday - 5/21/09
TiECON East 2009 - Sustainable Innovation
Never Too Late Group - BPL

Friday - 5/22/09
TiECON East 2009 - Sustainable Innovation

Saturday - 6/13/09
Annual Fancy Dress Competition

Wednesday - 6/17/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

Friday - 6/19/09
Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon

Saturday - 6/27/09
Nayaki - A Poetic Journey
NEMM Picnic

Wednesday - 7/15/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

Sunday - 8/2/09
Bhavayami Raghu Raman

Sunday - 8/16/09
India Day 2009

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Our Voice And Yours

President Abdul Kalam received the Hoover Medal at Columbia University. It is America's most prestigious engineering prize for service to humanity. Former winners of the Hoover Medal have included presidents Carter and Hoover.

Meet our Sponsor - B.D. Nayak Architects

Lead Features, Local Happenings, Performing Arts, People, Contributions and Lifestyle.

Lokvani Talks To Kedar Murthy

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"Sustainable innovation – Creating Opportunity in Today’s Economy was selected as the theme for this year's TIECON East. This is most relevant to what enterprises and people have to do in respect to today’s current economic situation," says Murthy who is serving as the Chair for this year's conference. [more]

In Conversation With Lija Joseph Of Saheli

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Lija Joseph is a hematopathologist at Boston University School of Medicine in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She volunteers for Saheli, the support group for South Asian Women. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Hrithik is soon going to shoot a special song and dance number for his home production Kites. For a song in this movie, Hrithik is keen on sporting a long hair look. [more]

Yadoon Ki Baraat: Smashing Success

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Jan Albrecht)
Aaroh's musical evening played to a full house at Keefe Tech in Framingham had the audience rocking to their tunes. Alankar Decors classy backdrop, great dancing by local teenagers and Aloks fashion show made for a great event with all funds raised going to Ekal Vidyalaya. [more]

South Asian Art: Indian Folk Arts And Crafts - Part 11

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Indian Folk Arts and Crafts – Part II
Here are some unusual crafts and materials that make Indian folk art so unique.

LoKal Channel

Learn about Umeed a non-profit for mentally challenged children in India. Listen to Jagjit Singh in Boston and watch a clip from the Yaadon Ki Baaraat-Aaroh show. [more]

Ghazal King In Boston

Jagjit Singh , the Ghazal king regaled Boston audience with his classic and recent creations. He mesmerized the audience with his melodious voice. [more]

Vaisakhi Mela 2009

More than 1000 people attended the Vaisakhi Mela featuring Surindar Shinda, Sukhwinder Panchi, Ranjit Teji and Ishmeet Narula. The event waa sponsored by a number of local businesses and local media. [more]

Next Generation Hindus Embrace Sri Lakshmi Temple

Sri Lakshmi Temple of Ashland has shown remarkable progress in attracting the next generation of Hindus. In this regard, it will be hosting a special dance event 'Episodes from the Ramanayana' on Saturday, May 9th 2009. [more]

Oriya Language And Literature

"Oriya literature encompasses several strains of thought, including Buddhist, Jaina, Sakta, Vaishnava and Vedic," said Dr. Bijoya Misra, as part of the presentation on Oriya Language and Literature on April 11, 2009. [more]

Rajyogini Dadi Janki To Speak On Immortality

Rajyogini Dadi Janki to Speak on Immortality on Thursday, May 7th from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at Back Bay Events Center in Boston. [more]

Massachusetts Asian American Commission Unity Dinner

Come and be part of the unveiling of The Asian American Business Owners Needs Assessment Report and The 2009 Massachussetts Asian American Commission Unity Dinner on May 14. [more]

Amma's New England Spring Garba And Dandiya

Amma's New England would like to invite you to a Spring Garba and Dandiya event on May 16th in Somerville, MA. [more]

Hindu Heritage Day 2009

The Annual Hindu Heritage Day will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2009, from 3 pm to 8 pm at Marlboro Middle School in Marlboro, MA. [more]

An Invitation To Poets - Harvard Poetry Reading

The Annual India Poetry Reading event will be held on May 9, 2009 at Harvard University. [more]

Taruna Garg Named 2009 Heroine

Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women announces Taruna Garg of Murtha Cullina LLP as an unsung heroine of 2009. [more]

Youth - Prateek Sahay On Magic

Prateek Sahay is 16 and in 10th grade at Acton-Boxborough High School. [more]

Health Corner - Kitchen Herbs: Dill (soya/suwa)

Dill seed and weed are a very good source of calcium, and a good source of the minerals manganese and iron. Some of the conditions where Dill can be used effectively are... [more]

Tax Tips: Claim The 2009 Homebuyer Credit Now Or Later

Since the first time homebuyer credit is 'refundable', you can amend an already-filed 2008 return to claim the credit. [more]

Akshaya Patra Launches Gifts For Moms, Smiles For Children

The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the world's largest NGO-run midday meal program, has launched Gifts For Moms, Smiles For Children, a Mother's Day Campaign that pays tribute to Mothers worldwide. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events during this upcoming fortnight including S. Sowmya, Shraddha Nagraj, Amma's NE Spring Garba and Dandiya, Sugato Nag, Hindu Heritage Day 2009, TiECON East, Fancy Dress Competition and Nayaki. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Suhas Joglekar and Muneeba Syed, who were the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review: Sikandar

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Shankar Ehsaan Loy strike again with some wonderful rocking numbers. [more]

Laugh A While

It's IPL season so it is time to laugh for cricket! [more]

Cartoon: King And Elephant

King and Elephant! [more]

Book Review: Sukhamayu - Cooking At Home With Ayurvedic Insights

This book has been researched by the authors (Jigyasa & Pratibha) at KARE (Kerala Ayurvedic Research and Rejuvenation Establishment) which is an Ayurvedic establishment at Mulshi, Pune, started by Dr. Prakash Kalmadi with the blessings and guidance of Yogacharya Guruji Shri BKS Iyengar. [more]

Recipes - Ayurvedic Recipes From Sukham Ayu

Ayurvedic recipes from the book 'Sukham Ayu". [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Can you guess the location of this building? [more]

Thought For The Day

Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam speaking at Columbia University: "When I see the height and beauty of this hall, I am reminded of a couplet written 2,200 years ago. If you think high and your aim is high and you work for it, you are assured you will achieve whatever you want. The message for young students: I can reach the stars no matter who I am". [more]

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