Event Update

Friday - 05/28/10
Snatam Kaur Sacred Chant Concert
TiECONEast 2010

Saturday - 05/29/10
CitiBank NRI Open House
Narada Jayanti
Yoga at Sri Lakshmi Temple

Friday - 6/4/10
Jugal Memorial Benefit Concert

Saturday - 6/5/10
Apaar Bangla
Shloka Recitation Competition for Children in Greater Boston
Hindu Temple of New Hampshire Fund Raiser 2010
Spelling Bee
Poetry Recitation Contest

Saturday - 6/12/10
Lasya Shruthilaya - Music and Dance Event for Akshayapatra
Bollywood Night - Shrewsbury, MA
Singing For The Planet - Voices Against Climate Change

Sunday - 6/13/10
IMC Boston - Live Comedy Performance by Azhar Usman
Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty - Indian Classical Vocal Concert
Financial Strategies for Young Professionals / NETSAP

Monday - 6/14/10
2010 Woman of the Year

Friday - 6/18/10
Classical Concert by Bombay Jayashree Ramnath

Saturday - 6/19/10
Utsav Triloka and Fancy Dress Competition
AIF Annual Kite Flying Event

Sunday - 6/20/10

Thursday - 6/24/10
2010 NASABA Convention

Saturday - 6/26/10
The First Boston Yoga and Chant Fest
Sa re ga ma pa - A Singing Competition

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Lokvani Talks To Gita Gopinath

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Harvard University’s economics department appointed its first tenured Indian woman professor in the university’s 374 year history. Last month the University’s president confirmed tenure for Professor Gita Gopinath. She talked to Lokvani about her work and the impact it has had on many current global financial issues. [more]

In Conversation With Deepak Chopra

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Called "the poet-prophet of alternative medicine" by Time magazine, Dr. Deepak Chopra was the guest of honor at the Akshaya Patra event. He presented great advice for Indian Americans. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
"Action Replayy" is Akshay Kumar's first romantic comedy with Aishwarya Rai and he was blushing through the making of the retro cool movie. [more]

“Akshaya Patra Rocks!”
Deepak Chopra Tweets After The Food For Education Benefit Event

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
The Akshaya Patra Foundation hosted a sold-out Food for Education Benefit Event on Sunday, May 16 at the Westin Hotel in Waltham. The event included a keynote address by the world-renowned Dr. Deepak Chopra, and an astonishing $400,000 was raised to benefit the school lunch program for deserving children in India. [more]

South Asian Art - Why Invest In An Emerging Artist?

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
As a gallerist one is often asked the question, “which artists should we buy for our investment portfolio?” The very fact that this question is being asked shows the change in mindset of viewing art as a decorative item the elite could indulge in and now as an alternative investment option. Which brings us to another question, should one invest in art at all? [more]

MITHAS Fundraiser At Chinmaya Delights Music Lovers

A year ago the chairperson of the MITHAS' board, Geetha Krishnamurthy asked the then newly elected board member and local artist/teacher, Durga Krishnan if it would be possible for her to put together a fund raiser program for MITHAS. The concert on May 16, 2010 at the Chinmaya Mission was born out of that request and delighted the audience immensely. [more]

Sanjeevani Bhelande Concert - Ekal Vidyalaya

Sanjeevani Bhelande, the first winner of of Sa Re Ga Ma presented a scintillating concert at the Marlboro Middle school on May 2 2010. The concert was organized as a fundraiser for the Ekal Vidyalaya foundation.Over 350 people attended the event. [more]

Dil Ki Mehfil

The trio of Raghu Sudha and Krithika had the audience helped make May Day a day of music and melody. [more]

Apaar Bangla - New England's Own Bengali Band

Apaar Bangla, New England's own Bengali Band presents an evening of lilting music on June 5th in Watertown, MA.

Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty - Indian Classical Vocal Concert

Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty will present a Indian Classical Vocal Concert to celebrate 150th Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore at Boston University on June 13th.

2010 Hindu Heritage Day
Youth: Paving The Hindu Future

Over 2500 Hindu Americans assembled at the Marlborough Middle School in Massachusetts on May 22, 2010 to celebrate the 14th Hindu Heritage Day (HHD), the event having the blessings of HH Jagadguru Sri Shankaracharya Swamigal of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham and the grace of Ishwara. [more]

“My Society” – India Poetry Reading At Harvard University

The Annual Indian Poetry Reading hosted by the Outreach Committee of the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies at Harvard University was held on May 9th at the Harvard University Science Center. [more]

MassGOP Endorses Republican Candidates For Statewide Office

The Republican delegates unanimously supported the nomination and endorsement of Charlie Baker for Governor at the 2010 Republican State Convention in Worcester. [more]

Swaralipi Celebrates The 150th Birthday Of Rabindranath Tagore

On May 9, 2010, Swaralipi, a music academy based in Wayland, MA organized a parade in the Harvard Square area of Cambridge to celebrate the occasion of Tagore's birth. [more]

NetSAP Career Fair A Success!

NetSAP held its First Career Fair at the Seaport Hotel in Boston on May 19th. With more than 100 attendees and 12 companies, it was a huge success. [more]

Do You Love Flying Kites? - AIF NEYP Organizes Fun Family Event

Come celebrate the arrival of summer with a fun-packed outdoor event Reach for the Sky on Saturday, June 19, 2010 from 2 pm to 5 pm as we fill the sky with kites and the air with laughter on Spectacle Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands. The event is hosted by the American India Foundation's New England Young Professionals Chapter (AIF NEYP) and is aimed at supporting education in India. [more]

Binita Patel Featured In SouthAsianBrideMagazine.com

Looking at the glossy ads for bridal-wear in a magazine can be both exciting and confusing. While the possibility of glamour can be exhilarating, you are also left wondering: can I really pull this off? The answer is definitely: yes! [more]

Rani Iyer And Isha Laad Win 3rd Prize
2010 Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge!

Rani Iyer and Isha Laad of Lexington, MA won the 3rd Prize in the National Middle School 2010 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge! organized by Siemens, Discovery Education and NSTA. [more]

Interview With Debapriya Adhikary And Samanwaya Sarkar

Music competitions got us exposure and we felt inspired. The one remarkable happening was when we both stood first in All India Radio Music Competition at national level and after that it became apparent that we would take this as profession. - Adhikary and Sarkar. [more]

Investing In Equities And Fixed Income To Help Create A Balanced Portfolio

Your investment goals are unique to you. An important step toward achieving your goals is to include the appropriate mix of assets in your portfolio. [more]

TANA Launch Safety Guidelines For Indian College Students In US

The large number of deaths raised many concerns, particularly in India, regarding safety in US. An analysis of the incidents that TEAM Square was involved in demonstrates some commonalities in these events. Adherence to safe practices could have helped avoid some of these mishaps. Today, TANA is launching a safety awareness campaign. A TANA Team is planning to visit various cities and universities in the USA and Canada to conduct safety seminars for the NRI’s especially for the students and the youth. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including TiECON East 2010, Apaar Bangla, Lasyashruthilaya - Music and Dance Event for Akshayapatra, Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty - Indian Classical Vocal Concert, Comedy Performance by Azhar Usman, and Utsav Trilok - Fancy Dress Competition. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Kishore Balsara, Janani Baskaran, Sitaram Chandawarkar and Sophia Farooqui, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Raajneeti

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
American composer Wayne Sharpe partners with Pritam, Aadesh Srivastav and Shantanu Moitra to create an impressive album. [more]

Laugh A While

Help! Two translators on a ship are talking. "Can you swim?" asks one. "No" says the other, "but I can shout for help in nine languages." [more]

Cartoon: Jai Ho

Singer ya Musician? [more]

Recipes - Healthy Salads For Summer

Carrots, Spinach, Greens, Pomegranate, Walnuts and Apple all make for various healthy salads. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Can you guess the city in this picture? [more]

Thought For The Day

Those who grumble at the little thing that has fallen to their lot to do will grumble at everything. Always grumbling, they will lead a miserable life, and everything will be a failure. But those who do their duties as they go, putting their shoulders to the wheel, will see the light, and higher duties will fall to their share. - Swami Vivekananda. [more]

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