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Lokvani Talks To Dr. Sukiriti Bagal

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
The death of ABC news anchor Peter Jennings has brought added attention to the tobacco problem. In her capacity as Director of the Asian Tobacco Initiative for ACS, Bagal worked to implement a tobacco control plan. Bagal spoke to Lokvani about her work with ACS and her current work with the non-profit organization AmeriCares. [more]

In Conversation With I. A. Modi

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Mr. I.A. Modi is the Founder Director of Cadila Pharmaceuticals, which is the largest privately held Pharma company in India. During his recent visit to Boston he spoke about the current state of the industry in India. [more]

Technology - Swarm Technologies

(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
One modeling technology, that has attracted a lot of buzz of late, is Swarming or Swarm Technologies. Scientist and researchers have been baffled by the efficiency of a swarm of bees working as a group to fetch nectar from flowers to their hives. Each worker bee in the swarm 'works independently for the collective cause' of gathering nectar. Swarm Technology attempts to mimic this 'gathering-of- individuals' functionality in nature. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

After doing a lot of latka-jhatka music videos, Akshay Kumar is all set to do a devotional music video. [more]

Raksha Bandhan -The Bond Of Affection

Rakhsha Bandan (coming up on August 19th) is a festival symbolizing love and affection between a brother and sister. How did this tradition originate? [more]

Work An Hour (WAH) 2005: Asha For Education Program

An hour's worth salary can get you
-- movie tickets,
-- food for one time,
-- drive in a cab to work place,
A kid's education for a month,
Choice is yours, make a difference.

Community Leaders Pledge Support For Kumbabhishekam

In a first of its kind event organized by the Sri Lakshmi Temple, leaders from local community organizations gathered at Dakshin Restaurant to explore ways of working together to better serve the community. [more]

IDRF's Cricket Tournament Raises A Record High Of $14000 For Charitable Causes

People walk for a cause, sing for a cause and play cricket for a cause. IDRF Boston chapter, not only attracted enough teams and spectators, but raised a record high $14,000 to support developmental projects focusing on education, childcare and healthcare. [more]

The Indian Himalayas Dance To Their Own Tunes In Cambridge

The Uttaranchal Association of North America (UANA) held its Seventh Annual Convention at the MIT campus. The day-long series of events included a seminar and a colorful cultural program. [more]

Handling Diabetes And Depression

Drs. Desai and Shinde spoke at the Minuteman Indian Seniors luncheon sponsored by Pfizer Corporation. They gave important tips on identifying and handling diabetes and depression. [more]

IARI Celebrates Independence Day

Rhode Islanders joyfully celebrated India's 58th year of independence during a fun-filled cultural event held July 30th in downtown Providence. [more]

IMANE Presents A Grand Charity Gala

Indian Medical Association of New England (IMANE) recently hosted '2005 Inaugural Charity Gala' at Carling-Sorenson Center of Arts, Babson College, Wellesley, MA. [more]

Thousands Gather To Meet Mata Amritananadamayi

Over five thousand devotees came to the World Trade Center in Marlborough, MA to meet Mata Amritanandamayi, the "Hugging Saint" from Kerala to attend a retreat and receive the "Hug". [more]

Arangetram Of Monali Gidwani And Shivangi Lohia

The fast paced hand, foot, neck, and eye coordination is unique to Indian classical dance. Monali Gidwani and Shivangi Lohia delighted the audience with their graceful presentations. [more]

Upcoming Independence Day Events

Come and join India Society of Worcester and India Association of Greater Boston, who will be celebrating India's Independence Day at Worcester and Boston, respectively, on August 14th. [more]

Poetry Corner: Allah-Purmatma-God-Jehovah-Mungu

.... When all was lost and nowhere to go
Was it you who delivered me from my foe?...
Onaly A. Kapasi

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Gati Dharani, Neha Iyer, Hemanth Javali, Amol Mehta, Samir Mehta, Saurabh Mehta, Shail Mehta, Kavitha Muralidharan, Madhavi Muralidharan, Sarthak Pani, Inian Parathasarathy, Bipin Parekh, Ameek Ponda, Rajiv Ramaratnam, Arun Saigal, Neha Sharma, Satij Soman, Chaitanya Swarup and Vishwanathan, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Chocolate

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
After the super hit sound track of 'Dhoom', music director Pritam returns with a funky party pleaser in Vivek Agnihotri's directorial debut Chocolate. [more]

Leader Bank Opens Third Branch In Cambridge

To celebrate the opening of Leader Bank's new branch located at 675 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square, the Honorable Mayor, Michael A. Sullivan proclaimed July 20th to be "Leader Bank Day". [more]

Book Review - The Sanyasin's First Day

Ned Shank's The Sanyasin's First Day, about first time occasions, was fittingly enough the author's first picture book for children. [more]

Recipes - Healthy One Dish Meals

Here are a few healthy whole grain recipes for you. [more]

Youth Forum - Through The Magnifying Glass: The World Of Low Vision

While observing the Low Vision department at LVPEI, I had the good fortune to meet Jataal Prasad Santaram, a young man of twenty-one years who had just completed his B.A. in English. It is impossible to discern at once that he had low vision, because after successful rehabilitation, most patients have little trouble getting around and accomplishing day to day tasks. [more]

Jokes - IAS Officers

Questions and the Answers given by Candidates, Oh Sorry they are IAS Officers now. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Seven Falls, Colorado Springs, CO [more]

Thought For The Day

From India's first PM. [more]

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Event Update
Thursday - 08/11/05
Enterprise Storage Challenges - Crossing The I/O Chasm
Friday - 08/12/05
Jagrata - Jai Mata Di
Saturday - 08/13/05
FOGANA North Atlantic Regional Dance Competition
New PSAT/SAT Writing in a Nutshell
Bunjara Sale
Annual Picnic / KANE
Independence Day Bollywood Party
New England Tamil Sangam Picnic
Sunday - 08/14/05
IAGB Independence Day Celebration
17th Annual India Day Festival / ISW
Bunjara Sale
Tuesday - 08/16/05
Art of Living Course in Worcester
Art of Living Course in Sharon
Wednesday - 08/17/05
Hindu Heritage Camp / Woburn
Thursday - 08/18/05
Hindu Heritage Camp / Norwood
Friday - 08/19/05
NEMA Camping Trip
Mahagayatri Saraswati Mahayagna
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Saturday - 08/20/05
NEMA Camping Trip
Hiking Adventure / Patidar Samaj
Mahagayatri Saraswati Mahayagna
Sunday - 08/21/05
IITSINE Annual Summer Picnic
SNEH I-Day Picnic
Mahagayatri Saraswati Mahayagna
Bollywood Cruise
Friday - 08/26/05
Janmasthami / ISW
2005 NCHD/UNDP Gala Event
Saturday - 08/27/05
Indira Sari Sale
Malayalam Classes
Second Annual NetSAP Whitewater Rafting Trip
Sunday - 08/28/05
Indira Sari Sale
Monday - 08/29/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Tuesday - 08/30/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Wednesday - 08/31/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Thursday - 9/1/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Friday - 9/2/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
Saturday - 9/3/05
Maha Kumbhabhishekam
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Maha Kumbhabhishekam
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