Event Update
Saturday - 06/13/09
Annual Fancy Dress Competition
Sushil Baweja Group - Ekal Charity Concert / MA

Sunday - 06/14/09
Sushil Baweja Group - Ekal Charity Concert / RI
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Wednesday - 06/17/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

Thursday - 06/18/09
STRINGS Concert - Live in Boston
World-jazz group Natraj features Lamine Touré at Ryles
The Powering Up Series— Overcoming Anger

Friday - 06/19/09
Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon

Sunday - 06/21/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
Swami Mukundananda: Science of God-Realization
Black - Live in Concert

Thursday - 06/25/09
Talk and Seminar Series: Be More, Do Less

Saturday - 06/27/09
Nayaki - A Poetic Journey
NEMM Picnic
Chak De Bollywood - Tristate Karaoke competition

Sunday - 06/28/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Sunday - 7/5/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Saturday - 7/11/09
Managing Diabetes & Heart Disease: Heart Healthy Eating

Sunday - 7/12/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

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

Saturday - 7/18/09
Krishna - A Dance Ballet - Presented by Vision-Aid

Sunday - 7/19/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Sunday - 7/26/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Saturday - 8/1/09
OSNE - SIlver Junbilee Celebrations

Sunday - 8/2/09
Bhavayami Raghu Raman

Sunday - 8/16/09
India Day 2009

Wednesday - 8/19/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

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Our Voice And Yours

Lokvani wishes all the Graduates of 2009 all the best for their future endeavors.

Meet Our Sponsor - Shobha Shastry, Alankar

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

Lokvani Talks To Pravin Chaturvedi

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
I believe that the US system is based on meritocracy and is the best place in the world for life science R&D due to its good science, technology, education and research. I think as long as the Universities continue to remain at the forefront of science and technology, opportunities for life science new product R&D will continue to exist"- Pravin Chaturvedi. [more]

In Conversation With Arun Krishnan, Author

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Arun Krishnan is the author of the The Loudest Firecracker, an interesting tale told through the eyes of ten-year-old Siddharth, complete with the perfect blend of wit and somberness. It centers on the repercussions of an untimely firecracker blast at the end of a cricket match between India and Pakistan - tragically turning Siddharth’s life upside-down. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto has spoken for the first time about her friendship with co-star Dev Patel saying it has become stronger. The pair have been seen cuddling up in Israel and were also spotted shopping for a ring in London. [more]

Graduation Ceremony At Temple

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Jan Albrecht)
High school graduates Urboshi Pal, Swethashri Dravida, Sadhana Gupta, Akshaya Krishnaswamy and Arun Saigal won the $1,000 Vidya Lakshmi Scholarship awarded by the Sri Lakshmi temple. The awards were made at the graduation ceremony held at the temple in conjunction with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad. [more]

South Asian Art - How To Invest In Art

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Indian art has become a force to reckon with in the international market. Even while the global art market is destabilised, Indian art is steadily holding its own; albeit on a lower scale than a few years ago when Tyeb Mehta’s ‘Mahishasura’ being sold for $1.5 million was being touted as a vindication for Indian art. [more]

Strings: The Internationally Acclaimed Pop Group Performs In Boston

An exciting opportunity to listen to the internationally acclaimed pop/rock band 'Strings' who will perform on Jnne 18th at the Berkelee performance center. Dont miss this fun event. [more]

Ekal Charity Concerts

Attend a fabulous bhajan concert while helping the Ekal Vidyalaya foundation help educate children for just a $1 a day. Buy Tickets. [more]

TIECON Social Enterprise Track Provides New Perspective

This year for the first time TIECON EAST, had a dedicated track on Social Enterprise with three panels 'Healthcare Innovation in a Global Village', 'IT & Communications for the Developing World' and 'Feeding 9 Billion people'. The response to the overall track was extremely positive with discussions continuing in the hallways long after the panels were done. [more]

12th India Poetry Reading – The Celebration Of “My Language”

The Twelfth India Poetry Reading session, a culminating event for the Harvard Outreach Lecture series for the academic year, was held on May 9 at the Harvard Science Center. [more]

The Seventh VPS Cricket Tournament

With twenty teams signing up to play, and some openings for a few more teams, this event promises to be a gala event for the entire family. The tournament will be held over three weekends (3 Saturdays and 3 Sundays) and begins on the 13th of June. The finals are scheduled on Sunday, June 28th. [more]

Swami Mukundananda: Science Of God-Realization

An IIT - IIM graduate , who left a lucrative career to pursue a spiritual life, Swamiji brings his scientific methodology to spiritual pursuits [more]

LoKal Channel - June 11, 2009

Check out the temple graduation ceremony. Listen to the high school senior speak about their future goals. Shakti Nochur, Sadhana Gupta and others. Also listen to Raghu singing. [more]

Top Students From Massachusetts Are Recognized For Academic Excellence

Students from Massachusetts, were recently honored at a statewide awards ceremony for gifted children held by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) with Nihal Gowravaram (7th grade) coming first in Math in Massachusetts. [more]

Health Corner: Kitchen Herbs - Black Seeds Or Black Onion Seeds (Kalaunji Or Mangrela)

This article focuses on the last one of ‘jeerak trai’ - the black cumin or ‘kalaunji’, also known as ‘mangrela’. [more]

Tax Tips: Summertime Can Be Tax-cutting Time

As warm summer days arrive, you may be tempted to forget about serious things like taxes. But that could lead to a higher 2009 tax bill. Here are just a few summertime tax-saving ideas to consider. [more]

Akshaya Patra Partners With Online Shopping Portal Onecause

The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the world’s largest NGO-run midday meal program, recently partnered with OneCause, an online community aimed at socially conscious shoppers who support causes of their choice while shopping online. [more]

How Does The Indian Election Influence The World?

Last year, the world was amazed when America elected its first African-American President, a man who brought hope to America and the rest of the world. The entire world looked at America and wondered why their societies are not able to achieve what America achieved. We believe that recent election in India had a similar impact on the world. [more]

Tax-Advantaged Long-Term Care Insurance

Tax-advantaged long-term care insurance provides special benefits exclusively for business owners. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Aseem Chandawarkar, Sitaram Chandawarkar and Ranganath Nayak, who were the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events during this upcoming fortnight including Fancy Dress Competition, Sushil Baweja Group - Ekal Charity Concerts, Strings Concert, Discourse by Swami Mukundananda, Black Concert, Nayaki and Chinmaya Maruti Grand Inauguration. [more]

Music Review - Sanam Tere Kasam

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
If one wants to get transported back to the days of Saajan, Dil hai ki manta nahin, Aashiqi and reminisce on the good old glory days of Kumar Sanu, then this might be an album that they might appreciate. [more]

Laugh A While

Laughter is the best medicine! [more]

Cartoon - Confused!

There are so many Religions, Temples, Gurus, Swamis! Which one to follow? I am so confused!
I would go by Consumer reports!

Recipes - Lemons And Lemons

Summer is almost upon us and cool lemons are everyody's favorite from lemonade, to lemon cakes and puddings to spicy pickles. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

A city in Europe famous for its architecture and beauty. Can you guess? [more]

Thought For The Day

"When I`m shooting on location, you get ideas on the spot - new angles. You make not major changes but important modifications, that you can`t do on a set. I do that because you have to be economical" - Satyajit Ray. [more]

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