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Our Voice And Yours
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Lokvani Talks To Vanu Bose
Lokvani Talks To Vanu Bose

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

Dr. Bose is CEO of Vanu, Inc. Founded in 1998, Vanu, Inc. pioneered the commercialization of software-defined radio. Dr. Bose has been granted the personal distinctions of being named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. He is also the son of Amar Bose, the founder of Bose Corporation. Dr. Bose talked to Lokvani about his work and the Bose legacy.
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In Conversation With Dr.Swarnamalya Ganesh

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

Dance and filmstar of Alaipayuthey fame, Dr. Swarnamalya Ganesh has studied the Devadasi tradition and culture doing scores of interviews with women who were Devadasis. It has helped bring context of the times of the Tajore Quartet which is a key period for Bharatanatyam. She talks about her life and work.
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In Conversation With Dr.Swarnamalya Ganesh
Bollywood Baatein
Bollywood Baatein

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

It appeared that everything was going well between Aishwaria Rai and Abhishek Bachchan’s married life, however, it looks like they’re heading for a major clash.
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Bighelp For Education Hold 12th Annual Pongal Celebrations

(This section is sponsored by Masala Art)

Bighelp for Education held its 12th annual “Pongal-Republic Day Celebrations 2015” on Jan. 10 in Holliston, MA. The event was attended by about 1,600 people and helped raise nearly $20K for children in the most backward areas of India who aspire for a better life through education.
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Bighelp For Education Hold 12th Annual Pongal Celebrations
TiE Hosts Annual Investor Outlook Dinner For Entrepreneurs
TiE Hosts Annual Investor Outlook Dinner For Entrepreneurs

(This section is sponsored by Kanan Sachdeva)

TiE-Boston held its Annual Investor Outlook Dinner for Entrepreneurs on January 28th in Cambridge, MA. The panelists agreed that VCs have let early stage/angel investing slip away to others, have focused on later stage investing concentrating on first to market which involves larger investments, and chasing unicorn deals.
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IMANE Amma Kohinoor
Young Professional - Emil Kuruvilla


'I’ve always been passionate about grassroots impact and believe there is a huge potential for change to happen from the bottom-up'- Emil Kuruvilla.
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Young Professional - Emil Kuruvilla
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Pratham Chinmaya Mission Boston B. D. Nayak Architects
IAGB To Celebrate Republic Day 2015
IAGB To Celebrate Republic Day 2015


IAGB will celebrate Republic Day 2015 at the Burlington High School on January 31st with seating starting at 3:00 pm. The theme of the event is Naari Shakti and will feature a dance segment, a live music segment, a competition segment featuring various regional organizations, and honoring a few women form the community for their professional and community service. Come one, come all. Let us celebrate together!
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Niraj Shah: Standup Comedy Show


Featuring some of the best and brightest Young Asian Comedians from Boston and New York, including Abhishek Shah, Dina Hashem, Gary Petersen, Lamont Price, Raj Sivaraman, Sameer Naseem, Sanjay Salomon, Srilatha Rajamani and host Niraj Shah, at Beantown and Brown on January 30th.
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Niraj Shah: Standup Comedy Show
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AcceptU S4 Inc. Sumathi Narayanan
ISW Celebrates First Ever Pongal Celebrations
ISW Celebrates First Ever Pongal Celebrations


ISW Cultural and Language School’s Tamil class celebrated its "first ever Pongal Celebrations" at the India Center on January 11, 2015. It's part of our theme of educating the language and culture, to the kids who learn in a fun-filled environment.
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South Asian Entrepreneurs Guide MIT Students At Start6


Ash Ashutosh, Vanu Bose, Sangeeta Bhatia, Siva Narendra, Kush Gulhati and other star South Asian entrepreneurs and recent MIT graduates Arun Saigal and Amrita Saigal were part of the speaker list at the Start6 event where students at MIT learned entrepreneurial skills. The event, which was led by Course 6 Head, Anantha Chandrakasan also had a special event focused on women entrepreneurs.
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South Asian Entrepreneurs Guide MIT Students At Start6
UPCOMING EVENTS TOP
Hindu Temple of NH American Visitor Ins MIT Chamak
India Conference At Harvard
India Conference At Harvard


In 2015 we will be celebrating our 12th anniversary. The conference will bring together business leaders, entertainment professionals, government officials, philanthropists, and many other leaders to engage in a conversation about India's path to Global leadership.
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PEOPLE TOP
Subhash Agarwal Math Master Celestial Minds
Pratima Abichandani Named President Of The Pratham Boston Chapter


Pratham USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Pratima Abichandani as President of the Pratham Boston Chapter. Pratima serves as an Executive in Residence for the Babson College Fund and has an MBA from HBS.
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 Pratima Abichandani Named President Of The Pratham Boston Chapter
10 Year Old Wellesley Girl Helps AIF Make Final Push To Raise $100,000
10 Year Old Wellesley Girl Helps AIF Make Final Push To Raise $100,000


Sanya Goenka, a 10-year-old girl from Wellesley, Massachusetts has taken part in this global effort. She has raised nearly $2,550 in just a two-week period (My.AIF.org/Sanya).
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Ratan Singhvi Elegance Sangita Joshi
Keeping Up With Mobile Technology Crucial To Success In Hospitality Industry


It’s not enough to just say anymore that those who work in the hospitality industry need to keep up on the latest technology to compete. Things have moved beyond that. We live in a post-PC world and hotel owners or executives who don’t realize this will be behind the eight-ball when it comes to providing the best guest experience. Boston East India Hotels has made this an absolute priority at our hotels: The Daniel and The Stonehedge Inn & Spa.
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Keeping Up With Mobile Technology Crucial To Success In Hospitality Industry
Which College Campus Setting Is Right For You?
Which College Campus Setting Is Right For You?


With the new year underway, now is a great time to start planning your child’s college visits for spring break. Rural, suburban and urban campuses each have their own advantages so the key is to find which setting best fits your child’s preferences and goals.
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Soup Is For More Than The Soul


Fall and winter months in New England are a time for us to bundle up, sip on hot beverages and eat plenty of soothing comfort foods in efforts to stay warm.
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Soup Is For More Than The Soul
Tang Museum In Upstate New York To Exhibit Hindu Gods
Tang Museum In Upstate New York To Exhibit Hindu Gods


Tang Museum and Art Gallery in Saratoga Springs in upstate New York will showcase paintings displaying images of various Hindu gods and goddesses in its upcoming exhibition “Realms of Earth and Sky”, which will be held from January 31 to May 17.
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Nila Rakhit Shri Dwarkamai Hit Wicket
Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including UIA Lets's Play Holi, DAWAT 2015 and Raag Rang.
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Weekend Entertainment
For The Mathematically Inclined
For The Mathematically Inclined


Congratulations to Kishore Balsara, Abhimanyu Bhargava, Mahima Das, Sanjna Das, Baldev Luther, Annie Shah and Pranaya Srinivasan, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here are two puzzles for one and all!
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Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week!

(This section is sponsored by Sounds Of India)

The year 2015 has already set off with a few great albums in Bollywood! Films such as Hawaizaada and Roy are currently holding the top songs. Are you fan of the singer, Imran Khan? Check out his new song, “Let’s Celebrate” from Tevar. Oh and don’t forget about the hit numbers that ended 2014 from PK and Happy New Year!
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Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week!
Jokes - Laugh A While
Jokes - Laugh A While


India and America - Hasne Ka Charcha.
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Cartoon: Tribute To RK Laxman


Who can forget that legend?
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Cartoon: Tribute To RK Laxman
Recipes - Surat Special
Recipes - Surat Special


A wholesome street food - A meal by itself.
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Picture Of The Fortnight


Mobile luggage!
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Picture Of The Fortnight
Thought For The Day
Thought For The Day


“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.” ― Bernard M. Baruch.
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