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Happy 68th Independence Day!
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Lokvani Talks To Anil Saigal
Lokvani Talks To Anil Saigal

(This section is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)

Dr. Anil Saigal is the President of the India Association of Greater Boston. Under his leadership, IAGB is bringing the Independence Day celebration back to the Hatch Shell. Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Tufts University, Saigal talked to Lokvani about IAGB and the upcoming show at the Hatch Shell on Sunday August 17, 2014 at 4 pm. Be there!
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In Conversation With Uday Jhunjhunwala

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

Uday Jhunjhunwala is a investor, screenwriter and playwright based in New York City. A MIT graduate, his film The Only Real Game is a touching film about baseball in Manipur. He shares some insights into this unusual film.
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In Conversation With Uday Jhunjhunwala
Bollywood Baatein
Bollywood Baatein

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

The search for a younger version of Katrina Kaif in Abhishek Kapoor's Fitoor is still on. The film's makers are facing a tough time finding a girl who can convincingly play a young Katrina Kaif.
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NESSP Seeks Community Support For Building A Permanent Shirdi Sai Temple

(This section is sponsored by Masala Art)

New England Shirdi Sai Parivaar (NESSP) was formed by devotees who share their love for Shri Shirdi Sai Baba and are inspired by His teachings. NESSP was registered as a Non-profit organization in the year 2006.
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NESSP Seeks Community Support For Building A Permanent Shirdi Sai Temple
AID Supported Project, Payvihir Eco Village Wins UNDP Biodiversity Award, 2014
AID Supported Project, Payvihir Eco Village Wins UNDP Biodiversity Award, 2014

(This section is sponsored by Kanan Sachdeva)

AID supported project, Payvihir Eco Village Wins UNDP Biodiversity Award, 2014. In May 2014, the village of Payvihir won the UNDP biodiversity award for its forest conservation efforts.
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TiE Boston Shaadi Bazaar Roland
Woman Of Influence - Dr. Chander Kapasi


In this issue we feature Dr. Chander Kapasi, who served at IAGB President between 1979-1981. She is a board-certified physician in public health-preventive medicine trained at the Harvard school of Public health. She has been a corner stone of several organizations including AAPI and IMANE. She shares the story of her life and her passion for community service.
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Woman Of Influence - Dr. Chander Kapasi
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Arangetram: Manasi Danke
Arangetram: Manasi Danke


When hard work, dedication and commitment are combined with melodious music and blessings from a Guru, you are taken to a celestial world, and immersed in ‘bhakti and devotion! That is exactly what the audience experienced recently during Manasi Danke’s Arangetram on August 2nd, 2014. Manasi is student of Guru Ranjani Saigal.
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Arangetram: Yamini Nambia


As the audience filed into the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library on June 14, 2014 in anticipation of Yamini Nambiar’s Bharatanatyam Arangetram, the dancer herself was a picture of poise and grace backstage. A day she had worked so hard for, a testament to her passion and dedication towards dance – that day was finally here.
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Arangetram: Yamini Nambia
Satrangi: Seven Sides Of A Woman
Satrangi: Seven Sides Of A Woman


Through Bollywood dance and music, we pay a tribute to women and womanhood.
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Celestial Minds New England School of Music Meru Foundation
Shaheen XI Vs MCC2 – When It Rains It Pours


Rain was in the forecast, but the NECA Cricket match between Shaheen XI and MCC2 was planned anyhow. Being the host team, I tossed the penny and the captain of the visiting team MCC2 called it heads and like last week against SCC, the stern face of honest Abe showed face up one more time. MCC2 decided to bat first.
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Shaheen XI Vs MCC2 – When It Rains It Pours
IITSINE Annual Picnic – 2014
IITSINE Annual Picnic – 2014


The Indian Institutes of Technology Society in New England (IITSINE) organized its annual summer picnic on Saturday, August 2, 2014, at the Cochituate State Park in Natick, MA.
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Hindi Manch Launches New Redesigned Website


It is with great excitement and pleasure that Hindi Manch announces the launch of their new and improved website that is designed to connect you with all that Hindi Manch has to offer (www.hindimanch.org).
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Hindi Manch Launches New Redesigned Website
Indian Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay Meets Elected Officials In Connecticut And Intreracts With Indian Community
Indian Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay Meets Elected Officials In Connecticut And Intreracts With Indian Community


India’s Consul General in New York, Ambassador Dnyaneshwar Mulay visited Connecticut last month calling on to Stamford Mayor David Martin, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling and Congressman Jim Himes.
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Raj Jewelers Timeless Lens Photography Shri Dwarkamai
IAGB To Host India Day 2014 At Hatch Shell


IAGB returns to the Hatch Shell after a year long hiatus on Sunday Aug. 17 at 4:00 pm. It is a fabulous show with booths, entertainment programs and food stalls! IAGB has worked closely with the MA State agencies to make it entertaining and safe for all. For details...
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IAGB To Host India Day 2014 At Hatch Shell
Celebrate RakshaBandhan With Brahma Kumaris
Celebrate RakshaBandhan With Brahma Kumaris


In Massachusetts, Rakshabandhan is being celebrated at two locations by the Brahma Kumaris on August 16th with Special Guest Speaker, Gayatri Naraine from New York.
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Nashua To Celebrate Independence Day On August 15th


Join Nashua's community as we celebrate India'a Independence Day on August 15, 2014 at the Rotary Commons Park.
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Nashua To Celebrate Independence Day On August 15th
Essence Of India 2014
Essence Of India 2014


'Essence of India' is an outdoor cultural event scheduled for Sat, 16th of August at NARA Park, Acton from 3p.m. to 7p.m.
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Emotional Well-Being And Positive Mental Health


Emotional Well-Being And Positive Mental Health
A Saheli Offering to the South Asian Community
Sunday September 14, 8.30-6.30
Wellesley, MA.
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Emotional Well-Being And Positive Mental Health
PEM Commissions Landmark Installation By Candice Breitz
PEM Commissions Landmark Installation By Candice Breitz


The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents its most ambitious contemporary art commission to date: Candice Breitz's The Woods. The exhibition follows the journeys of child actors through the world's three largest mainstream film industries: Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood.
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Shalini Minuteman Group Ijara Loans
Amar Sawhney Takes Ocular Therapeutix Public


Ocular Therapeutix (Nasdaq: OCUL), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases and conditions of the eye, went public with 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $13.00 per share.In honor of the occasion, Amar Sawhney, Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors, rang the Closing Bell on July 25th.
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Amar Sawhney  Takes Ocular Therapeutix Public
Kumu Gupta Receives Certificate Of Special Congressional Recognition
Kumu Gupta Receives Certificate Of Special Congressional Recognition


Miss Kumu Gupta recently received Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from U.S. Congressman William Keating from MA, Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Asia and The Pacific Sub Committee, for over 20 years of service to the Indian American community and US-India relations.
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Leader Bank Promotes Jay Tuli To Senior Vice President


Leader Bank, N.A. is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has promoted Jay Tuli, Patrick Boyaggi and Mike Tassone, each of whom will assume the position of Senior Vice President effective immediately.
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Leader Bank Promotes Jay Tuli  To Senior Vice President
CONTRIBUTIONS TOP
Kay Pee Jewelers Sri Lakshmi Temple NRIs Helpdesk
Will Your Finances Be Ready For College When Your Child Is?
A 529 Savings Plan Can Help
Will Your Finances Be Ready For College When Your Child Is? <br>A 529 Savings Plan Can Help


A college education is one of the most important investments you can make for a child or grandchild’s future. In fact, studies suggest that higher education may translate into significantly higher earning power over time. It’s no secret, though, that college is also expensive.
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14 Summers-end Party Prep Tips – Plus
5 Steps To A Super-efficient Home Office


Summer parties are always special. Here are some tips to help you plan your party so you can relax and enjoy it!
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14 Summers-end Party Prep Tips – Plus<br>5 Steps To A Super-efficient Home Office
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Weekend Entertainment
Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including IAGB Raffle, Independence Day Parties, MITHAS Fundraiser, Bangla-O-Biswa Durga Puja and Love for Humanity Music Night.
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For The Mathematically Inclined


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


Let’s be honest…the Bollywood film industry gave us a pretty boring summer 2014. There were very few decent films or blockbuster releases. Not to worry though…there are a handful of potential “hits” with big name actors coming out in the next few months. Here is a glimpse!
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Laugh A While


Teacher: Tomorrow there will be a lecture on Sun. Everyone must attend it. Bittu: No! I will not be able to attend it. Teacher: Why? Bittu: My mother will not allow me to go so far !!
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 Laugh A While
Recipes - Tricolor
Recipes - Tricolor


Celebrate India's Independence day with tricolor recipes.
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Photo Of The Fortnight


Happy Raksha Baandhan!
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Photo Of The Fortnight
Thought For The Day
Thought For The Day


Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all. Labor is the real sustainer of society, the sovereignty of the ultimate destiny of the workers.
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Classified: Executive Director - Asian AMerican Commission


The Asian American Commission represents the interests of Asian Americans throughout the Commonwealth and is dedicated to advocacy on behalf of Asian Americans throughout Massachusetts. They are seeking an executive director.
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Classified: Executive Director - Asian AMerican Commission
Obituary: Sunder K. 'Sandy' Ganglani
Obituary: Sunder K. 'Sandy' Ganglani


We are deeply saddened to inform you that IANH Life Member Sunder K. "Sandy" Ganglani passed away on Tuesday August 12, 2014 at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH. Sandy was actively involved with the India Association and the New England India Center project. He was 69.
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