Local Happenings - Round Up
Hindu Temple Of New Hampshire: Chennai Flood Relief Efforts
In response to an appeal from several low-income families in an area in Chennai that was hit hard by the recent floods, the Hindu Temple of New Hampshire is working on a focused and targeted effort to support basic rehabilitation of these families. The first phase of the project was recently initiated with the delivery of some essential items including groceries, pillows, and blankets to several needy families in Bharathidasan Colony – K.K. Nagar, Chennai.
R.J.Grey Students' Success At FLL State Championship
A team of 4 students from R. J. Grey Junior High, Acton MA, competed at the Massachusetts First Lego League (FLL) State Championships on Dec 19th and came in 2nd. The Robonauts - Rohan Chakravarthy, Niranjan Narasimhan, Pratik Bharadwaj and Rahul Ulman - all 8th Grade students, qualified to represent Massachusetts at the FLL North American Open Championships at LegoLand in San Diego, CA in May 2016.
Transformational Technologies Of Tomorrow
IIT AGNE hosted a panel discussion on the convergence of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data analytics and Robotics technologies and its implications. Spirited discussions on topics ranging from technical details to the broad philosophical comments on singularity - a time when the intelligence of machines would exceed human intelligence held the interest of the audience.
Boston Welcomes India's Communications & Information Technology
Minister Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad
When Boston was covered with almost half a foot of snow, Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad arrived to deliver keynote address at the Harvard India Conference at John F. Kennedy School of Government, and to interact with the Greater Boston community & technology leaders.
Indian Americans Of Lexington Hold School Committee Forum
IAL recently held a School Committee Candidate Forum at the Cary Memorial Library on Feb. 7th to question the candidates on some of these issues. Candidates included Sandro Alessandrini, Claire Sheth and Eileen Jay. The objective was to raise awareness about the School Committee with IAL and Indian Americans.
IMANE Holds Women’s Forum Meeting
Indian Medical Association of New England, known as IMANE, held its first Women’s Forum Meeting on March 20th at Burlington Library in Burlington, MA after a gap of many years.
Nobel Laureate Yunus Urges Students, Educators And Local Leaders To Be Job Creators
More than 1,300 people, including students, elected officials, and business and global leaders converged Tuesday night at Mechanics Hall in Worcester for a conversation with Nobel Laureate and pioneer of the social business movement, Muhammad Yunus.
Double Header Concerts By Renowned Artists From India At The Chinmaya Mission, Boston
The double header event held at the Chinmaya Maruti Auditorium featured world renowned Carnatic music artists Ranjani and Gayatri on April 29th and Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sanjay Subrahmanyan on April 30th. Both concerts were sold out days ahead of the program. Music fans from California, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maine and New Hampshire attended the concerts along with the Boston faithful.
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|Local Happenings - Round Up|
Local organizations helped organize events for social, political and charitable causes. [more]
|In Conversation With: Year In Review - Part II|
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Madhu Pandit Dasa, Dattareya Velankar, Pandit Jayateerth Mevundi, Sriram Gajula, Rachna Bodas, Aul Kulkarni, Namita Dodwadkar, M. Santhanakrishna Bhagavathar, Archana Swami and Sumit Pal. [more]
|For The Mathematically Inclined|
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|Rep. Keith Ellison Pledges To Do More For Hindus In South Asia|
Rep. Keith Ellison said that he will ensure renewed outreach to the Hindu and Indian American communities to foster their greater participation. Ellison added that he will give the community "well-deserved" and "much-valued" representation in the Democratic Party. [more]
| Reflections On Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa - XIV:|
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