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Feel Well Rehab Clinics
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Clark H. Siddiqui, Esq.
Neil K. Sherring, Esq.
Monique Kornfeld, Esq.
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Milan Restaurant
Tandoori Grill
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'Citizens Involvement Vital' Says Madhu Sridhar
"My own experiences engaging in issues in my local community demonstrated to me that people can make a difference if they choose to get involved," says Madhu Sridhar. more...
In Conversation With Poonam Ahluwalia
"The youth should be looked upon as a positive force in the community and be employable," says Poonam Ahluwalia, Executive Director of EDC, who is working for the YES Forum Summit in Hyderabad, India. more...
Taniya's Talents
Taniya Nayak is a Young Designer for ABC Family's new teen series 'Knock First'. more...
Technology - (Sponsored by The Boston Group) Advancement Of Fuel Cells On The Automotive Front
The area of fuel cells poses as a major challenge to various conventional methods of producing electric power. This article covers the history of the fuel cells, the way they work and their application in the automotive domain. more...
Taste Of India - An Elegant Affair
The third annual Taste of India was a grand event featuring a lavish spread from local restaurants. The crowd of over 300 was treated to an elegant evening out. more...
SETU Debuts With Two Plays
SETU (Stage Ensemble Theatre Unit) presented two plays Sanjib Chattopadhyay's 'Power to the People' and Vijay Tendulkar's 'Kamala' at Belmont on November 1 and 2. more...
Kadri Gopalnath Electrifies Audience At MITHAS
MITHAS had a mesmerizing recital last month with the famed Kadri Gopalnath on the Saxophone, A. Kanyakumari on the Violin, and Dhendanikottai Mani on the Thavil. more...
"Naya Deep" - Kathak In A New Light
Gretchen Hayden along with her students Anjali Nath and Meenakshi Verma enhanced the traditional Kathak repertoire with a piece based on an Irish tale. more...
Naughty@Forty Serves Up Fun And Laughter - Review
Paresh Rawal excels in his sense of comedic timing, his effortless acting puts him in the league of the best in world theater today. more...
The Peabody Essex Museum Hosts A Dedication Event
On October 1, 2003, the Peabody Essex Museum hosted over 200 people for a special reception celebrating the establishment of the 'Herwitz Gallery' of Contemporary Indian Art. more...
What You Should Know If You Want To Sell Your Own Property
Prafur Thakkar's 10 tips on Selling Your Own Home and the risks associated with it. more...
The Changing Face Of Entrepreneurship
The session focused on four topics: financing, markets, customers and competitors. more...
Designing Great Companies
"When a building is designed to have unity and cohesion, so that all its pieces fit together perfectly, it is a work of art. You can design a company so that, it too, fits together like a beautifully-designed building," says Anirudh Dhebar, Professor of Marketing at Babson College. more...
Bollywood Baatein - Here's The Scoop
A recent survey showed us that our Lokvani readers are hungry for some Bollywood wali baatein. You know the drill, gossip-shossip, who is doin' what, how, where and when. So, here's the scoop... more...
Special Shout Out To Our Pals
Congratulations to the Sherrings, Mohit Gidwani & Hemant Manda! (We invite all our readers to use Lokvani to send a shout out to friends and family on Birthdays, Anniversaries, Graduations...) more...
For The Mathematically Inclined
Congratulations to Bharath Venkataraman, Nidhi Shah, Rajesh Saluja, Rekha R, Sumanth Shankar and Sushama Dasari, who were all winners of the last puzzle. In this issue we bring you yet another challenge, one for children and one for adults. more...
Book Review - The Seven Steps
Local cardiologist and writer Dr. Sudarshan Chatterjee, combines traditional myth with contemporary issues in his novel "The Seven Steps". more...
Film Review - Khilona
Khilona, released in 1970, apart from being a huge commercial success, was a turning point for both Sanjeev Kumar and Mumtaz. more...
Music Review - (Sponsored by Sounds of India) Gayatri Mahesh's Thahar Jao
Connecticut's Gayatri Mahesh's CD Thahar Jao is a sweet collection of ballads, reflecting the singer's versatility and range. more...
Pumpkins Recipes - (Sponsored by Milan Restaurant )
Are you wondering what to do with those huge pumpkins after Halloween? Try these desi pumpkin recipes! more...

Jokes At Random
Q :- What is the most famous jingle in A.P.?
A :- A.P. days are here again ...

Graffiti At Ashland Temple Treated As A Hate Crime
A message containing racial slurs and the word "beware" was spray-painted in red on a rock near the Hindu temple's driveway and on the parking lot on Friday night. more...
UIA, IANH And SNEH Diwali Celebrations
Diwali celebrations in the New England Community. more...
Pooja Sripad's Rangapravesham
Pooja Sripad's "Rangapravesham" or her debut Bharatanatyam performance was held on September 14, 2003 at the Wood Hill Middle School in Andover. more...
An Evening Of Indian Melodies
Next Generation Foundation, a non profit group hosted an evening of Indian melodies as part of their fund raising activities. more...
South Asians Needed To Join Storytelling Group At The Peabody Essex Museum!
The Peabody Essex Museum, is looking for individuals to participate in a free six-session workshop designed to bring out the storyteller in each of us! more...
Piyush Bobby Jindal Could Become The First Indian-American Governor Of A US State
Piyush Bobby Jindal could become the first Indian-American Governor of a US state. more...
In Remembrance - Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer
The great doyen of Carnatic music leaves a void that is hard to fill. more...
Photo Of The Fortnight
A season of pumkins. more...
Thought For The Day
Guru Nanak Jayanti is on November 8th. more...

Event Update
Thursday - 11/06/03
- Study of Shankaracharya Vivekachudamani
- Eassy Writing Contest
Friday - 11/7/03
- Diwali Charity Fundraiser / THRIVE
- Bhagwati Maa Ki Chowki
- Diwali-Nite 2003 / Sangam
Saturday - 11/8/03
- Diwali Dinner / AAVKAR
- Diwali Dhamaka / IAMV
- Tulsi Vivah
- Guru Nanak Devjis Birthday
- Diwali 2003 / NEMM
- South Asian American Educators Conference
- Interfaith Music Festival
- Satya Naryan Katha
- Indo-US Relations in Culture and Politics
Sunday - 11/9/03
- Ram Prasad (Grandson of Palghat Mani Iyer) - Vocal
- Padmabhushan Dr. Prabha Atre/Hindustani Classical Vocal Concert
Tuesday - 11/11/03
- Talk by Art of Living Teacher: Sangeeta Jani
Thursday - 11/13/03
- Eassy Writing Contest
Friday - 11/14/03
- InspirAsian Fundraiser
- Malayalam Variety Show
Saturday - 11/15/03
- Annual Performance
- The Body Can Speak
- Indira Sari Sale
- Accountability, Impunity and Governance in India
- Diwali 2003 / IARI
- An Evening with the Stars of Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
- IMANE 25th Annual General Body Meeting
Sunday - 11/16/03
- Indira Sari Sale
- Evening with Shashi Tharoor and Preeta Bansal / AIF
- Annual General Body Luncheon / IAFPE
- Parivaara Shaanthi Homa
Tuesday - 11/18/03
- Art of Living Part I Course
Thursday - 11/20/03
- Essay Writing Contest
Saturday - 11/22/03
- TAGB Deepavali Celebrations
- Path-Kirtan / Satsang
Sunday - 11/23/03
- O.S. Thyagarajan - Vocal
Thursday - 11/27/03
- Essay Writing Contest
Sunday - 11/30/03
- First Annual South Asian Bridal Show
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