Event Update
Friday - 09/4/09
Samskrita Bharati - Jaahnavii 2009
Shri. Sathyanarayana Abhishekam/Pooja
LearnQuest Academy Open House

Saturday - 09/5/09
Sai Rainbow
Join SAATh--South Asian American Theatre’s Acting Workshop!
Uttarakhand Annual Convention
LearnQuest Academy Open House

Monday - 09/7/09
Healthcare Can

Wednesday - 09/9/09
Bollywood Dance Classes!

Thursday - 09/10/09
Deva Premal & Miten for the First Time in Boston
Networking and Career Growth / TiEWIN

Friday - 09/11/09
Johnny Lever - King of Comedy
Gujarati Drama Featuring King of Comedy - Siddharth Randeria
LearnQuest Academy Open House

Saturday - 09/12/09
KANE Onam 2009 Celebrations
Join SAATh--South Asian American Theatre’s Acting Workshop!
Pratham Boston Gala
LearnQuest Academy Open House

Sunday - 09/13/09
Smt. Veena Sahasrabuddhe / MITHAS
An Audio-Visual Stage Show of Old Hindi Film Songs

Tuesday - 09/15/09
Stylefixx - Girls Night Out

Wednesday - 09/16/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli
Bollywood Dance Classes!

Thursday - 09/17/09
Transforming the Lives of Less-Privileged Children in Urban India

Friday - 09/18/09

Saturday - 09/19/09
Lord Jagannath - Ratha Yatra
Navratri Garba / ISW
Ras Garba / SDM
Join SAATh--South Asian American Theatre’s Acting Workshop!
Prasad Khaparde & Pranav Kumar Biswas / Hindustani Vocal
IDRF Volley Ball Tournament

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Our Voice And Yours

Dear Reader:
In this issue we would like to highlight the story of India Society of Worcester and its historical foray into Fenway Park…..

Meet Our Sponsor - Sarva Dev Mandir.

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

Lokvani Talks To MIT-Harvard-BU Grad Students

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"We were young when this tragedy happened and could barely sense the magnitude of the disaster. It has been 25 years and the tragedy is a continuing problem crippling the lives of people until today," say Lenoid, Premnandini, Srikant, Hari and other students in the Boston area who are organizing Bhopalnatyam to bring awareness to the tragedy. [more]

In Conversation With Loksatta Party

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
We found the movement in Lok Satta Party, led by the able, sincere, and fearless Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, a doctor by profession, an IAS officer by choice, who quit his career after realizing that faulty governance process is the biggest hurdle in India's path of progress. Lok Satta Party was formed in response to the demand that India needs a new political culture challenging the current style of politics, and heralding new politics for the new generation. - Loksatta. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
It’s marital bliss for Ayesha Takia, but that doesn’t stop her from meeting her mother. [more]

India Society Of Worcester Rocks Fenway Park

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Jan Albrecht)
ISW celebrated India Heritage Day at Fenway Park on Auguest 29th! Ragini Seth, Rajiv Dayal, Ravi Lakshmikanthan, Minakshi Biswas and Sanjul Seth organized the event, presented the check, threw the first ball, sang the national anthems and called 'Play Ball", respectively. [more]

South Asian Art - In Memory Of Prashant Fadia
Rabindranath Tagore

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Rabindranath Tagore, a truly multifaceted personality and a one whom every Indian remembers and thanks every time he sings the Indian national anthem with pride. But other than those associated with art, few would know that Rabindranath Tagore is also considered to be the father of Indian modern art. [more]

Black And White Hindi Cinema An Audio Video Musical Show

Kalavaibhav presents "Black and White", a musical journey of the golder era of Hindi cinema (1945 - 1968) by Sa Re Ga Ma Pa fame singers on September 13th at Littleton High School. Buy Tickets [more]

LearnQuest Academy Of Music Open Houses

LearnQuest Academy Of Music invites you to open houses to visit their new location, listen to music, meet their new and current faculty members and register for classes on Sep. 4, 5, 11 and 12 in Waltham, MA. [more]

Sun Shines Bright At Soundarya Lahiri Yagna

Miraculously, despite storm warnings and heavy rains just before the prayers, the weather pattern changed abruptly and the sun shone brightly as the Peetadhipathi of Devipuram performed the Ashtalakshmi Yagna in the open grounds at Great Brook Farms in Carlisle, MA. [more]

IANH Table Tennis Tournament

Rajeev Sharma and Neil Cholli were the winners and Vignesh Dharmarajan and Arjun Shah the runner-ups in the Open and Junior categories, respectively, at the first ever IANH sponsored Table Tennis Tournament. [more]

TiEWIN - Networking And Career Growth

TiEWIN invites you to come and meet three prominent leaders, Senator Karen Spilka, Judge Sabita Singh, and Eustacia Reidy speak about their experiences and career growth on September 10th. [more]

King Of Gujarati Comedy - Siddharth Randeria

Eshani Shah and others bring Siddharth Randeria, the King of Gujarati Comedy, to the Boston area on September 11th. Buy Tickets [more]

The Second Annual Pratham Boston Gala

The Second Annual Pratham Boston Gala on September 12th at Taj Boston will feature Miss India World Wide and Natraj and honor Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Come and be part of it! Buy Tickets [more]

Transforming The Lives Of Less-Privileged Children In Urban India

Akanksha serves 3,500 children through its 57 centers and six schools. Meet and be inspired by Vandana Goyal, Director, The School Project, and Ruchika Gupta, Director, on Sep. 24th at 6:30 pm at MIT. Buy Tickets [more]

AIF Bike Ride For A Rickshaw Puller In India

The American India Foundation Fall Foliage Bike Ride On October 3rd is a fun, 25-mile 'at-your-own-pace' tour along a fall foliage route in and around Concord, MA. Four experienced riders will lead the participants on the trail. The proceeds of this event will go towards the Rickshaw Pullers Program supported by the AIF. [more]

Peace Village Fair

Peace Village Learning & Retreat Center holds an Experiential Village and Fair in Haines Falls (Hunter), New York. [more]

My Arangetram Experience - Neha Kumar

I feel like the best part of my dance journey is over. But then I remind myself that the word “arangetram” literally means “ascending the stage.” And the climb isn’t over yet – this is just the beginning. [more]

New Director Of Corporate Development Joins AP Team

The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an organization with the vision that no child shall be deprived of education because of hunger, is pleased to announce the addition of Suma Adapala as the Director of Corporate Development for its US operations. [more]

An Inquiry Into Peace

Acquiring and spending, we lay waste our powers. Each of us seeks the same goal. We all want nothing but unadulterated, unbroken, absolute joy and peace among the sensual objects that constitute our world. But sensual objects have a false glitter of joy about them. The joy soon fades away. At the loss of such joy, the worldly seekers strive hard to multiply their capacity for purchasing more and more of the same fleeting joys. [more]

Immigration - Thinking Of Applying A Green Card For Your Relative?

Have you been thinking of applying for a green card for your parents or other immediate relatives who are living abroad and that you would like to bring to the U.S.? If so, now is a great time to consider filing a petition for your immediate relatives, as projected times to complete processing are at an all time low. [more]

Land Of The Free, Home Of The Veda: The Hindu-American Identity And Cultural Synthesis

Shivi Chandra, a 20-year-old undergraduate student studying international relations at Johns Hopkins University, won the Second Prize in the Hindu American Foundation's 1st NextGen Essay Contest in the 17-22 age group. [more]

AP Foundation Named A 2009 Tech Awards Laureate By The Tech Museum

Akshaya Patra's midday meal program is one of 15 innovators from around the world recognized for applying technology to benefit humanity. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including TiEWIN's Networking and Career Growth, Gujarati Drama - Siddharth Randeria, Pratham's Boston Gala, Veena Saharabudhe, Black and White - Hindi Film Songs, Akshaya Patra Walkathon, Explosion 2009 with Sonu Nigam, AIF Bike Ride, Cord Walk, Lalgudi Krishnan, Kadri Gopinath and T.V. Sankaranarayanan. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Roopesh Mathur, who was the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Kaminey

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Overall this is a great album with a variety of sounds, a couple of surefire hits and thoughtful lyrics. Vishal’s use of rap sections is quite unusual (compared to A R Rahman) but rather delightful. [more]

Laugh A While

The math teacher saw that little Johnny wasn't paying attention in class. She called on him and said, 'Johnny! What are 2 and 4 and 28 and 44?' Little Johnny quickly replied, 'NBC, FOX, ESPN and the Cartoon Network!' [more]

Cartoon - Shahrukh Khan Detained

Khan! My name is Khan. [more]

Recipes - Pickles

Sweet and sour, spicy and tasty! Pickles that need no cooking. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Make a wish at this Fountain! [more]

Thought For TheDay

"Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest." - Chanakya quotes (Indian politician, strategist and writer,...) [more]

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