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11 Indian Americans in Forbes hundred best ventures. Aneel Bhusri, Salil Deshpande and Pramod Haque lead the list.
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Our Voice And Yours
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Lokvani Talks To Mamta Mehra
Lokvani Talks To Mamta Mehra

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

"Selling a piece of art is like the marriage of a daughter - one feels sorrow at the thought of giving away a part of oneself and yet feel happy at the thought of the joy the piece will bring in the new home," says Mamta Mehra, a Ceramic artist, who is one of the Art Ambassadors for the Ekal IndiArt competition. Register your child for the Colors of India contest at http://www.ekal.org/event/indiart.
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In Conversation With Rishikant Singh

(This section is sponsored by Stephen Campbell, Mortgage Master)

"Your travel dollars at Air India do not just go to provide a good travel experience but also works to impact India. At Air India, it is not just about the bottom line. It is also about the impact on India. My work for Air India is really work for my nation," says Rishikant Singh, who is the Regional Manager for Americas. Singh shares insights into the new and improved Air India, which is a member of Star Alliance.
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In Conversation With Rishikant Singh
Bollywood Baatein
Bollywood Baatein

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

Star couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan made a public appearance to celebrate Gudi Padwa with their fans in Mumbai.
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Fabulous Fashion Show By Syna's Collection

(This section is sponsored by Masala Art)

Syna’s Collection proudly celebrated its 2nd Anniversary with a very enticing "Jewelry Show' at Burlington Marriott where it also launched first of 'Men's Jewelry' and a new line of designer pieces in 'Pure Silver'.
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Fabulous Fashion Show By Syna's Collection
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TOP
B. D. Nayak Architects Nila Rakhit Kay Pee Jewelers
Young Professional: Adhiraj Vable
Young Professional: Adhiraj Vable


I chose the field of social entrepreneurship by following “the path of least resistance.” I do my best to follow my curiosity wherever it leaves, which often times means letting go of what is familiar in exchange for the thrill of possibility. First, it led to renewable energy, then to south India, then north to the Himalayas, then to tea, which is where it remains- Raj Vable
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PERFORMING ARTS TOP
shineinmath Boston Bhangra Sumathi Narayanan
Bharatanatyam Lecture Demonstration At The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston


Sunanda Narayanan and her students of the Thillai Fine Arts Academy in Newton performed two engaging Bharathanatyam lecture-demonstrations at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on March 15th and 18th, 2015. The programs, which ran a full 3 hours, led the viewer through an exposition of classical Bharatanatyam, which followed the traditional margam.
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Bharatanatyam Lecture Demonstration At The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston
Zakir Hussain And Celtic Connection
Zakir Hussain And Celtic Connection


World Music presents Tabla master Zakir Hussain and Celtic Connections, a ground breaking ensemble, on March 29th in Somerville, MA.
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Patidar Samaj Presents Hindi Comedy Play Ladi Ke Latke Aur Jasu Ke Jatke


Patidar Samaj of New England presents the famous Hindi comedy play Ladi Ke Latke aur Jasu Ke Jatke on April 4th in Burlington, MA.
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Patidar Samaj Presents Hindi Comedy Play Ladi Ke Latke Aur Jasu Ke Jatke
LOCAL HAPPENINGS TOP
Shalini Soundarya Lahari Raju Matta
NETS Pongal Celebration - 2015
NETS Pongal Celebration - 2015


Every ancient culture of this world had a way to celebrate and thank nature for its abundance. Pongal is a festival celebrated by the people of Tamil ethnicity, to thank nature for supporting their well-being and livelihood. This non-religious harvest festival is celebrated on the first of the Tamil month “Thai”.
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AID Hosts P. Sainath Of People Archive Of Rural India


​­“Between fake optimism and cynical pessimism is a territory called hope ­ I live there.” ­- P. Sainath.
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AID Hosts P. Sainath Of People Archive Of Rural India
First Calcutta Book Fair In USA Held In Acton, MA
First Calcutta Book Fair In USA Held In Acton, MA


The first Calcutta Book Fair in USA was held on March 15 in Acton, MA. Organized by Calcutta Club USA, it was an innovative approach to recreating a microcosm of the annual mega Kolkata International Book Fair in India.
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Suggida Koota – A Bonding Celebration By New England Tulu Koota


On a rainy March evening, a small group got together to talk, laugh and be entertained just as a family gathers during dusk in their very own “Illadha Chaavadi”. This had been the first indoor celebration of the fledgling association, MAST – New Engalnd Tulu Koota.
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Suggida Koota – A Bonding Celebration By New England Tulu Koota
UPCOMING EVENTS TOP
Learnquest Sri Lakshmi Temple Sree Vijaya Durga Temple
Dawat 2015 - IANH Annual Grand Charity Gala
Dawat 2015 - IANH Annual Grand Charity Gala


India Association of New Hampshire (IANH) is organizing Dawat 2015, its annual charity gala, on March 28, 2015 at Alpine Grove in Hollis, NH. The objective is to raise funds for multiple charitable non-profit organizations, both in the US & India, that IANH is involved with.
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Hindi Manch Sahitya Sammelan - The Journey Continues


The Hindi Manch Sahitya Vibhag, the literary arm of NEHM has put together the Second Hindi Manch Sahitya Sammelan on April 12, 2015 at the Thoreau School Auditorium, Concord, MA. It will be a wonderful collection of literary works by local poets and artists.
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Hindi Manch Sahitya Sammelan - The Journey Continues
Come Learn The Language Of The Gods
Come Learn The Language Of The Gods


Samskrita Bharati of New England, in collaboration with Bharati Vidyasharam, cultural wing of the Hindu Temple of New Hampshire, Nashua, NH is happy to announce Camp Panini, a week long Sanskrit day camp for children in grades 1 through 6, during the New Hampshire Spring vacation week April 27-May 1, 2015.
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Air India To Sponsor IAGB India Day 2015


Air India, National carrier of India, is delighted to sponsor the IAGB India Day 2015 by providing two round-trip Economy class tickets, for travel from New York to India.
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Air India To Sponsor IAGB India Day 2015
PEOPLE TOP
Minuteman Group American Visitor Ins Shishu Bharati
Raj Melville Wins Innovation In Social And Economic Impact Award
Raj Melville Wins Innovation In Social And Economic Impact  Award


Raj Melville, Executive Director, Deshpande Foundation won the Innovation in Social and Economic Impact award at Get Konnected!, Boston's premier urban business networking event.
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CONTRIBUTIONS TOP
Rangoli BrahmaKumaris IMANE
Yoga Is For You


Fitness options have been growing as benefits have become obvious and appreciated. The positive impact to longevity, health, stress-reduction and happiness is both, short and long-term.
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Yoga Is For You
Does Legacy Matter In College Admissions?
Does Legacy Matter In College Admissions?


When filling out college applications, among listing qualifications and GPA, your child will also have to check a box indicating if someone in your family attended the school. Why? Legacy admissions.
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20 Important Spiritual Instructions


These twenty instructions contain the very essence of all Yoga Sadhana, Karma, Bhakti, Jnana and Yoga will all come to one who follows them whole-heartedly. They are the unfailing keys to quick and effective development and culture of the physical, mental, moral and spiritual self of man.
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20 Important Spiritual Instructions
Patanjali Yoga At Frog Pond Yoga Centre
Patanjali Yoga At Frog Pond Yoga Centre


Patanjaliyoga2.wix.com/frogpond containing the class information and the lectures by Dr. Bijoy Misra on Patanjali Yoga. The comprehensive class for the yoga teachers is offered for the first time in North America.
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Leader Bank Ranks At The Top For Purchase Mortgages In Massachusetts


Banker & Tradesman has ranked Leader Bank, N.A. #1 in the state for purchase mortgages for single family homes, multi-family homes, and condos in 2014 within the bank category. This is a testament to Leader’s strong residential lending division, which closed an impressive $1.3 billion last year to reach this achievement.
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Leader Bank Ranks At The Top For Purchase Mortgages In Massachusetts
LIFESTYLE TOP
S4 Inc. Alankar Kohinoor
Weekend Entertainment
Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including DAWAT 2015, Hindi Comedy Play-Ladi Ke Latke aur Jasu Ke Jatke, Chhaya Geet, Ken Zukerman, Raag Rang, IndiArt Competition for Children, Gujjubhai Banya Dabangg, Ankit Tiwari, OP Nayyar Nite, Sadanam Balakrishnan & Troupe, Super Moms, Gurjarati Play - Logical Varta Ni Magical Rajuvat, Once Upon a Time NOT in Bollywood, and Tarang-Leher Unplugged.
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For The Mathematically Inclined


Congratulations to Kishore Balsara and Richa Juvekar, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here are two puzzles for one and all!
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For The Mathematically Inclined
Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week!
Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week!

(This section is sponsored by Sounds Of India)

Here it is – the top ten countdown of the week! A great dance song is “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan” from Roy. If you are a fan of Yo Yo Honey Singh, check out “Birthday Bash” from Diliwaali Zaalim Girlfriend.
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Laugh A While


It is the world cup and cricket time.
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Laugh A While
Cartoon: Wills
Cartoon: Wills


So why did he leave his wealth to the women who turned down his offer of marriage?
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Recipes - Koftas


Kofta - The succulent,delicious delicacy can be prepared in many ways.
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Recipes - Koftas
Picture Of The Fortnight
Picture Of The Fortnight


Snow covered Boston Commons in March.
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Thought For The Day


There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind. -C.S.Lewis.
Past is a good place to visit but not good enough to stay. Future is a nice dream but one cannot keep dreaming all day and night. Today is a present, live in it, enjoy it as it won’t come back ever. …
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Thought For The Day
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