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Lokvani Talks To Sudha Jamthe

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Sudha Jamthe, the former CEO of Coola, Inc., a company that was the casualty of the bubble-burst, has now turned to social entrepreneurship. Now a mom of a two and a half year old, Jamthe talked to Lokvani about her life after Coola and about her new initiative Moomli, a creative way to help fundraise for charities in India. [more]

In Conversation With Mahesh Kale

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Mahesh Kale, an engineering student from California, received standing ovation for his performance held at the Sri Lakshmi temple. Kale spoke to Lokvani about his music and his guru, Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki. [more]

Technology: Generating Electricity For Own Use - Is It For Everyone?

(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
Solar energy, fuel cells and other technologies can produce power at or near a user's location instead of a centralized location (traditional power plants); therefore, these are often called distributed generation (DG) technologies. This article explains the concept of DG and its benefits. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

The gorgeous Aishwarya Rai has thrashed rumors that she was approached for the female lead in a James Bond film. [more]

Hurricane Katrina - Indian Organizations Pitch In Relief Efforts

Hurricane Katrina: Local and national organizations are helping in the relief efforts. To make your contribution please refer to the list that we have compiled for you. [more]

Mahakumbhabhishekam Attracts Over 3000

The gliding flight of a garuda/eagle across the length of the Sri Lakshmi temple overhead, minutes before the Kumbhabhishekam Muhurtam, assured the faithful of the blessings of Lord Vishnu. Over 3000 people gathered at Ashland to participate in the grand event. [more]

Chinmaya Maruti Fundraiser Nets Over $250,000

The Mahasamadhi Yagna with Swami Tejomayananda was a grand success. In strong support of the work of Chinmaya Maruthi, attendees raised over $250,000 in a single evening. [more]

North Atlantic Garba, Raas & Folk Dance Competition

Over a thousand people from all parts of the North East attended the dance show that featured over 300 performers. The event was hosted by the the Patidar Samaj of New England. [more]

NCHD/UNDP Supports Development In Pakistan

More than 400 people attended the Gala Event at Hyatt Regency in Boston to support NCHD/UNDP misson of poverty alleviation through education and providing primary healthcare in Pakistan's rural and remote areas. [more]

Madhavi Mudgal - Odissi Dance Par Excellence

Meru Education Foundation Inc. proudly presents renowned Odissi dancer Madhavi Mudgal and the Gandharva Dance Ensemble at the National Heritage Museum, in Lexington, MA on Saturday, September 10, 2005. [more]

Sitar Maestro - Sugato Nag To Perform At Brown University

Brilliant exponents of Indian classical music, Sitar Maestro Sugato Nag and Subhankar Banerjee (tabla), will perform at a Raagmaala concert at Brown University on Saturday, September 24, 2005. [more]

Arangetram - Priyanka Jain

Priyanka Jain's auspicious ceremony of "Arangetram" (Solo Indian Classical Dance Recital) was held on August 13, 2005. [more]

Fashion Misuse Of Indian God By Guess?, Inc.

Not only was some young girl going to wear an image of one of Hindu's five most sacred deities on the front of her shirt but she was going to parade around ! [more]

Compensation For Services Performed Partly Within And Partly Without The United States

On July 13, 2005 the Treasury issued final regulations concerning rules for determining the source of compensation for labor or services performed partly within and partly without the United States. [more]

Organizations Celebrate Summer With Picnics

Indian organizations celebrate summer with picnics at the different state parks. Many associations including Orissa Association of New England, New England Tamil Sangam, IITSINE and others hosted picnics. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Guhan, Nikita Jain, Amol Jawa, Raagini Jawa, Nidhee Krishnan, Amol Mehta, Samir Mehta, Bipin Parekh, Ameek Ponda, Deepa Prabhu, Laksh Puri, Neha Sharma and Ramya Tasmisetti, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Jori

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
The three track CD which contains (i) Chautal (cheda and mukaa) in vilambit laya, (ii) Chautal (dugan, pakki dugan, paudi, rela and mukaa) and (iii) Chautal (tigan, pakki tigan, various aad, padaal, savai dugan paudi, paran, rela and mukah) is a most invigorating listening experience. [more]

Recipes - Back To School Recipes

Nutritious and filling recipes for the back to school experience. [more]

Film Review - Sarkar

Family responsibility: A father's legacy: The need to earn respect: The corrupting influence of power. These are some of the ingredients combined in Ram Gopal Varma's cinematic blender 'Sarkar'. [more]

Book Review - Jesus Lived In India

If you thought that the Da Vinci Code produced startling revelations, you will be blown away by Holger Kersten's 'Jesus Lived in India'. [more]


It was kind of a rich doctor, poor patient relationship. [more]

Cricket Craze - Howzzat!

Six Indian cricketers and five members of the support staff - including Greg Chappell, the coach - currently in Zimbabwe are without passports after their documents were either stolen or lost. [more]

Laugh A While! Jokes

Professor to students hanging around the corridors during exams: "Do not revolve in the corridors in front of the examinations." [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Why do you look the other way? [more]

Thought For The Day

The hall mark of Kabir's poetry (Dohas) is that he conveys in his two line poems a treasure trove of thought. [more]

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Event Update
Saturday - 09/10/05
George Ruckert / Hindustani Vocal Concert
Odissi Dance by Madhavi Mudgal
Ganesha Chathurthi Weekend Celebrations / CVHTS
Sunday - 09/11/05
Create Your Own Pata Chitra
Padmini Rao - Vocal Concert / MITHAS
Framingham Town Meeting / IAFPE
Thursday - 09/15/05
Fall Fling - Sharon Council on Aging
Art of Living Courses at MIT
Friday - 09/16/05
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Bollywood/ Bhangra party
Saturday - 09/17/05
CRY Walk 2005
Indira Sari Sale
Ganeshotsav / NEMM
Onam Celebrations 2005 / KANE
Words for Wells
Radhastami - Festival of Love
6th Annual Fund Raising Dinner
Hindustani and Karnatik Music Performance Series - Esraj, Santoor & Veena Performances
Vishwa Samskrita Dinam Celebrations
Sunday - 09/18/05
Indira Sari Sale
Election of Officers & Annual Meeting / UIA
Thursday - 09/22/05
Bedford Library Book Discussion Series -the namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Saturday - 09/24/05
"The Kite Runner" Fundraiser
Malayalam Classes
Sugato Nag / Sitar Concert
DIscourse in Telugu on Bhagavadgita by Dr.Madugula Nagaphani Sarma Garu.
Sunday - 09/25/05
Honoring Ancestors Conference
Shahid Parvez - Sitar Concert / MITHAS
Third Annual Big Open Golf Tournament
Bhav Raag Taal
Wednesday - 09/28/05
5th Emerging Technologies Conference At MIT
Thursday - 09/29/05
5th Emerging Technologies Conference At MIT
Friday - 09/30/05
Kavi Sammelan

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