Universal Empire
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Sounds of India
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Bollywood TV
Leader Bank
Leader Mortgage
Pradeep K. Audho
Dinesh Tanna
Nila Daschaudhari
Ambuj Jain, CPA
Sheelendra Kulkarni
Feel Well Rehab Clinics
Family Health Center
Dr. Padmaja Parayath
Laser Medspa
The Boston Group
Trupti Patel, Esq.
Richard Costa, Esq.
Clark H. Siddiqui, Esq.
Neil K. Sherring, Esq.
Monique Kornfeld, Esq.
Gabriela Krockmalnic, Esq.
Vakili Associates
Printing and Graphics Services
Ratan Singhvi
Shabnam Photo
Ananth Ram
Vimi Verma
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Bollywood Cafe
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All American Self Storage
Precise Media
B. D. Nayak, Architect
Vijay Basra
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Direct Source
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Madan Travel
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At Lokvani, we never rest, working non-stop to bring new and exciting features to your favorite E-magazine, where we also manage to have tons of fun!more...

Lokvani Talks To S.D. Shibulal, Co-Founder, Infosys
Mr. Shibulal shares his thoughts on the early days of Infosys, the booming IT industry in India, secrets of successful entrepreneurship and todays challenges, among other things. more...
Harish Dang Honored With Vision In America Award
On November 7, at a quiet and elegant function, community leader and popular radio show host Mr. Harish Dang was honored with the Vision in America Award by the International Channel's We the People campaign. more...
Technology - (Sponsored by The Boston Group)
What Is Holographic Data Storage (HDS)?

There is a considerable momentum and pragmatic optimism worldwide in developing HDS for a number of consumer and enterprise-class applications. more...
IAGB Wins Hearts With Shatranj Ke Mohare
Shatranj Ke Mohare answered with gentle humor and wit, complex questions about life and the way we choose to lead it. more...
Bollywood Talent Seeks Contestants
Bollywood Talent Show - 2003 will be held at Copley Theater where contestants will compete for the following titles: Best Solo Dancer, Best Group Dance & Talented Miss India. Deadline to sign up is Nov 22. more...
Your Chance To Meet Aishwarya Rai In Person Right Here In The Boston Area!
On Friday, November 28th, Aishwarya Rai, International Film Star and Miss World 1994 will be making a rare personal appearance at Alpha Omega, Natick - Boston's Watch & Diamond Specialist. more...
Recent Developments In Immigration Law - The Family Sponsor Immigration Act
Get acquainted with the new Family Sponsor Immigration Act. more...
Rent Or Buy?
Call me an idealist, but I think that home ownership is at the very core of what makes us an integral part of this country. more...
TAGB Diwali Gala Nite Promises Fun And Entertainment
Highlights of this festival include a hilarious play, Kirayi Chuttalu, felicitations and a cultural program. Mark your calendar for Nov 22nd at the Keefe Technical High school. more...
Community Shout Outs
Happy birthdays, wedding anniversaries, graduations, etc! more...
Consul General Of India In New York Speaks At Harvard University
Pramathesh Rath, Consul General of India in New York spoke on the significant changes in Indo-US relations at Harvard University recently. more...
Guru Nanak Jayanthi At Milford Gurudwara
Over 750 people visited the Milford Gurudwara to celebrate the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev. Randhir Singh, President of the New England Sikh Study Circle spoke to Lokvani about the Gurudwaras in New England. more...
SANE Celebrates Guru Nanak Jayanthi
Over 150 people attended the Guru Nanak Jayanthi celebrations organized by the Sindhi Association of New England (SANE) on Nov 8th. Baban Motwane, President of SANE and Prabhu Hingorani, Founder of Sadhu Vaswani Center, were present. more...
An Evening With Shashi Tharoor
Author diplomat Shashi Tharoor was the guest of honor at the America India Foundation fundraiser hosted by Ramesh Kapoor in Winchester, MA. Tharoor's presentation based on his latest book "Nehru - The Invention of India" was insightful. more...

Diwali Round-Up

IAMV, NEMM And Sri Lakshmi Temple Celebrate Diwali

Diwali At Satsang Center, Shishu Bharathi, MGC (RI), VPS, CTMM

For The Mathematically Inclined
Congratulations to Shankar Hegde, Neelkanth Mishra, Rekha R., Sumanth Shankar and Dharmesh Thakkar, 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...
Film Review - Zameen
K3G was bad, yes, but what about this jingoistic, meaningless, simplistic, exploitative indulgence? more...
Book Review - Clive Avenue

Debut novel of Washington based T.S. Trimurthi, the book deals with the lives of the residents of Clive Avenue, a fictional street in Madras. more...
Music Review - Tryst With Destiny
Sponsored by Sounds of India)

Dr. Krishna Raghavendra's new CD, "Tryst with Destiny" features Carnatic maestros Mysore Nagraj (Violin), M.S.Sheela (vocal) and V.K Raman (flute). more...
Thanksgiving And Id Recipes
(Sponsored by Milan Restaurant)

Saying Thanks, the vegetarian way - Turkeesh delights. more...

Arsenic In Drinking Water - A Global Crisis
The Boston Pledge (TBP) will organize a conference on Meeting the Challenge of Arsenic in Water on Saturday, December 20th at the Wong Auditorium. more...

IMANE Celebrates 25th Anniversary
IMANE celebrated its 25th Anniversary by holding a gala event at the Worcester Centrum. Over 140 members and invited guests attended the celebration. more...
Movie, Talk, Panel Discussion And Reception - Beyond Bollywood
CCAE presents an afternoon with Bollywood star Tara Deshpande Tennebaum, who will introduce her 2001 film Tapish and moderate a panel discussion with local experts in Indian popular culture. more...

Choice Meal Deal For Seniors
The Minuteman Senior Organization would like to invite seniors of Indian origin to partake in an Indian meal on Friday Dec 12, 2003. Rides can be arranged. more...

Thrive Fundraising Party At Milan - A Success
The Orissa Society of New England (OSNE) partnered with Thrive and turned its annual Diwali party into a fundraising event to support development efforts in the tribal areas of Orissa. more...
Journo Jokes
Did we hear you say that we don't laugh at ourselves?
How many editors does it take to replace a light bulb?
Four. One to change the bulb and three to review it.
Picture Of The Fortnight
To wipe away the winter blues more...
Thought For The Day
Famous quotes on Thanksgiving. more...

Event Update
Thursday - 11/20/03
- Essay Writing Contest
- Study of Shankaracharya Vivekachudamani
Friday - 11/21/03
- Pather Chujaeri / The Play Is On
Saturday - 11/22/03
- TAGB Deepavali Celebrations
- Path-Kirtan / Satsang
Sunday - 11/23/03
- O.S. Thyagarajan - Carnatic Vocal
- A Terrible Beauty is Born, Musical Dance Performance in Khelkali
- Santoor Maestro Pt. Bhajan Sopori
- Sarod Player Pandit Pushpen Dey
Tuesday - 11/25/03
- Global Indus Technovators Awards
Thursday - 11/27/03
- Essay Writing Contest
- Indian Handicrafts Exhibition Cum Sale
Friday - 11/28/03
- Aishwarya Rai: Personal Appearance And Autograph Signing
Sunday - 11/30/03
- First Annual South Asian Bridal Show
Thursday - 12/4/03
- MFA Cinema India: Dil Chahta Hai
Friday - 12/5/03
- Bollywood Talent Show 2003
Saturday - 12/6/03
- Guru Daxina Utsav
- MFA Cinema India: Dil Chahta Hai
- Bollywood Talent Show 2003
- Classical Dance Performance
- Beyond Bollywood / Screening Of Tapish And Bombay Boys/ Spend An Afternoon With Bollywood Star Tara Deshpande
- Indira Sari Sale
- Integrated Yoga
Sunday - 12/7/03
- Indira Sari Sale
Saturday - 12/13/03
- Book Reading Event
Wednesday - 12/31/03
- New Year Eve Celebration / Patidar Samaj
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