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23 Indian Americans in dating app Hinge lists of most eligible singles in US.

Natasha Subhash, 13-year-old Indian-American gets wild card in US Open.
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Our Voice And Yours
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Lokvani Talks To Dr. Smitha Radhakrishnan
Lokvani Talks To Dr. Smitha Radhakrishnan

(This section is sponsored by New England Shirdi Sai Temple)

Smitha Radhakrishnan is an associate professor of sociology at Wellesley College. A well trained classical dancer, she has recently launched a dance studio, NATyA Dance Studio as a new space to learn and practice Bharatanatyam. She talks about her approach to teaching and performing dance.
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In Conversation With Viji Venkatesh

(This section is sponsored by Tanna Insurance)

Viji Venkatesh is country head of Max Foundation, a global health organisation. In her conversation with Lokvani, she focusses on Chai for Cancer group.
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In Conversation With Viji Venkatesh
Bollywood Baatein
Bollywood Baatein

(This section is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's much awaited comeback movie, Jazbaa has landed itself in legal trouble owing to director Sanjay Gupta.
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Hindi Drama – Mera Woh Matlab Nahin Tha

(This section is sponsored by Masala Art)

Eshani Shah's presentation of the famous play Mera Woh Matlab Nahin Ta featuring Anupam Kher, Neena Gupta and Rakesh Bedi was a special treat for the Boston audiences that turned out in large numbers making it a houseful show at the Collins Auditorium.
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Hindi Drama – Mera Woh Matlab Nahin Tha
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Celestial Minds Elegance Raju Matta
Got Spare Change? Want To Learn Cricket?
Got Spare Change? Want To Learn Cricket?


Ekal Youth Leaders - NE, a group of children from New England have come together to use two great ways to support the cause of Ekal. They have a party to count spare change gathered from friends and family and a Cricket game for ages 7+ where the proceeds go to Ekal.
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Attorney Neil K. Sherring AIF Minuteman Group
Padmasri Dr. Shobha Raju Performs At Chinmaya Maruti Temple


by Bhupathiraju Pandeti
What would have been otherwise a busy August 16th Sunday evening turned out to be a peaceful retreat to 430 attendees by the soul full singing of Padmasri Dr. Shobha Raju at Chinmaya Maruti Temple, Andover, MA.
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Padmasri Dr. Shobha Raju Performs At Chinmaya Maruti Temple
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Timeless Lens Photography Meru Foundation VastreLok
IAB First Annual Picnic
IAB First Annual Picnic


by Jaya Voruganti
Indian Americans for Burlington (IAB) held a “Meet, Eat, and Greet” event at Simonds Park in Burlington on Saturday, August 22nd. Volunteers brought variety of foods, fruits, pastries, desserts, and soft drinks to share with the attendees.
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Braj Mandir Temple Acquires Additional Property


Sri Radha Bhakti is excited to share the news that we have just acquired the property located next-door to our Braj Mandir temple. Our collective services to this diverse community has continued to grow.
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Braj Mandir Temple Acquires Additional Property
VHPA Hosts Swami Vivekananda Family Camp
VHPA Hosts Swami Vivekananda Family Camp


The week of August 9, 2015 through August 15, 2015 brought the 37th year of Vivekananda Family Camp to the beautiful foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in Tolland, Massachusetts. Foregoing some the conveniences of modern life such as the internet, TV, and air conditioning, Hindu children and their families gathered for 7 days to learn about and live Sanatana Dharma.
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Saheli Holds Open House


Saheli, an organization dedicated to supporting victims of domestic violence welcomed volunteers to its new office on 11 Bedford St in Burlington, MA at the open house held on August 23rd and talked about their upcoming fundraiser Nirbhaya.
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Saheli Holds Open House
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CRY Sangita Joshi AcceptU
Nootana Sai Devaalaya Bhoomi Pooja Shankusthapana
Nootana Sai Devaalaya Bhoomi Pooja Shankusthapana


The historic moment is not far…. Just hours after… Once again NESSP cordially invites one and all to grace this occasion on August 29, 2015 "Nootana SAI Devaalaya Bhoomi Pooja Shankusthapana" and get the Divine Blessings in the Holy Baba Shrine.
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Health Care Proxy And Living Will Workshops


ICC is pleased to invite you to attend one of the following three free workshops on the subject of Health Care Proxy and Living Will with presentations by Yogesh Parikh, Programs Director, ICC and Girish A. Mehta, Exec. Director ICC.
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Health Care Proxy And Living Will Workshops
Sundarakandam: The Signet Of Hope
Sundarakandam: The Signet Of Hope


The Boston Chapter of AIM for Seva will celebrate with our donors the culmination of our 2015 fundraising campaign with the acclaimed dance drama Sundara Kandam - The Signet of Hope on September 18th at Regis College Arts Center in Weston.
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Lokvani College Admissions Workshops


by Stephen Friedfeld
In partnership with Lokvani, AcceptU (www.AcceptU.com), a local college counseling group comprised of former admissions officers will be offering two free workshops, “Inside the College Admissions Office,” on Sunday, September 27.
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Lokvani College Admissions Workshops
Kya Yehi Pyar Hai
Kya Yehi Pyar Hai


Lokvani is moving into its 15th year and we are honored that singers from the area Valentino Almeida, Mohan Subramanium, Rajiv Gangurde, Shraddha Agarwal, Nidhi Tare Lad and Hemant Patkar under the leadership of Praveen Misra have decided to create a beautiful musical evening to celebrate this moment. All proceeds will be donated to charity.
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Nrityotsav 2015 – Another Memorable Dance Festival In The Making


by Meena Subramanyam
Based on the overwhelming support received for the first Nrityotsav dance festival in 2014, ‘Rasarang School of Performing Arts’ is continuing the tradition in 2015. The featured presentation in the 2015 festival is the adventurous and daring stage adaptation of Don Quixote, the Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra directed and choreographed by Sheejith Krishna and the Sahrdaya Foundation.
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Nrityotsav 2015 – Another Memorable Dance Festival In The Making
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Magic Touch Rangoli Sumathi Narayanan
MetLife Announces 2015 Spelling Bee Champion
MetLife Announces 2015 Spelling Bee Champion


Shourav Dasari correctly spelled the word “Psocoptera” (an order of insects including booklice) during the 2015 MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee finals to clinch the title of national champion and took home a cash prize of $10,000 from MetLife.
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Shaadi Bazaar B. D. Nayak Architects S4 Inc.
The Top 7 Health Benefits Of Cycling


by Derek Markham
Cyclists are a diverse group. Some of us ride fat tires down rocky trails, some of us ride road bikes up burly hills, some of us ride for sport and some of us ride just for fun. Some ride for the adrenaline rush and some ride their bikes for basic transportation. Here are 7 health benefits of cycling.
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The Top 7 Health Benefits Of Cycling
$11 Million Hindu Hanuman Temple Opens In Texas
$11 Million Hindu Hanuman Temple Opens In Texas


Frisco (Texas) now has a 34,000 square-foot Marakata Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple, reportedly costing over $11 million.
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Unretirement: The Financial Implications Of Working Longer


by Jai M. Dev
A growing number of people plan to work past traditional retirement age, and not for the reasons you might suspect. Here are three key questions to ask yourself if you're planning to extend your career.
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Unretirement: The Financial Implications Of Working Longer
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Ekal Vidyala Shishu Bharati TiE Boston
Weekend Entertainment
Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including KANE Onam, Jayaram Show 2015, Ganesh and Kumaresh, Padmashree Aruna Sairam, Padmabhushan Sudha Raghunathan, Once Upon A time NOT in Bollywood Rerun, Kya Yehi Pyar Hai, Nrityotsav 2015, Ye Syam Mastani, Kavita Krishnamurti, Aaina-Aligarh Se Bollywood Tak, Poornaprajna and Anirbhan Das Gupta, Arshad Ali, Ramakrishna Murthy and Just Duets-Hum Aur Tum.
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For The Mathematically Inclined


Congratulations to Kishore Balsara and Abhimanyu Bhargava, who were the winners of last set of puzzles. Here are two puzzles for one and all!
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For The Mathematically Inclined
Cartoon: Independence Day
Cartoon: Independence Day


by Mahendra Shah
What kind of an Independence is this?
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Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week

(This section is sponsored by Sounds Of India)

by Priyanka Jain
Bollywood is bursting with brand new tracks this summer! Check out the tunes below from the upcoming movies: All is Well, Brothers, Bangistan, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Bin Roye. Which one is your #1?
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Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week
Movie Review: Train Wreck
Movie Review: Train Wreck


by Tarun Sathish
The first hour of the film Train Wreck is as well done a comedy I’ve seen in a while, and certainly this year. However, the second hour...
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Laugh A While


Jacob: Why was the teacher wearing sunglasses to school? Leonard: Why? Jacob: She had bright students!
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Laugh A While
Recipes - Raspberry
Recipes - Raspberry


It's said - you can't beat the taste of raspberries in August. Here are couple of recipes before August ends.
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Picture Of The Fortnight


Peacock in New England.
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Picture Of The Fortnight
Thought For The Day
Thought For The Day


Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
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Classified: Indian Chefs


The Masala Café Indian Restaurant in MA is looking for professional Tandoori, South Indian, and Curry Chefs.
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Classified: Indian Chefs