MATH MASTER, K-12 Tutoring Center
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Darshana Patel, CPA
Satya Mitra, EA, ATA, CFP
Niraj P. Baxi, CA
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The Boston Group
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Richard Costa, Esq.
Clark H. Siddiqui, Esq.
Neil K. Sherring, Esq.
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Bollywood Cafe
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Our Voice And Yours ...
Wishing our readers a very Happy Diwali! A festive time for many but also a time to pitch in our energy, time and support for the devastating earthquake in Pakistan and India. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Vinod And Shikha Kapoor

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Vinod and Shikha Kapoor, owners of Bombay Club are taking the dining concept to the next level, putting their money and expertise in expansion, innovation and last but not the least in philanthropy. [more]

In Conversation With Pradeep Desai

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Dr. Pradeep Desai is the CEO of Span Diagnostics Ltd, India's largest manufacturer of diagnostic products. Since its inception thirty years ago, SPAN has focused on the indigenous development and manufacture of quality diagnostic products at affordable prices to meet the needs of the clinical laboratories in India. Desai spoke to Lokvani about the opportunities and challenges in the field of diagnostics in India. [more]

Technology: Migration - Legacy Systems To 4GL Technology - Part II

(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
The legacy migration process can be a cost-effective and accurate way to preserve legacy investments and thereby avoid the costs and business impact of migration to entirely new software. This article discusses the benefits and migration tools for migrating from legacy systems to 4GL technology. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Aishwarya Rai has toned her body to play a Byzantine warrior in an upcoming film. She is working hard at her body to suit the character Mira that she's playing in 'The Last Legion', which is an epic adventure based on Valerio Massimo Manfredi's novel of the same name. [more]

Vinit Nijhawan Selected As A Mass High Tech 2005 'All Star' Honoree

Congratulations to Vinit Nijhawan, TiE-Boston President, for the Mass High Tech Honor. [more]

heArtbeat Ensemble - Carnatic Music With A Twist

Carnatic musicians with matching Kurta Pyjamas? Not a common sight, but then nothing about the Ghatam Karthik's heartbeat ensemble was common! The six musicians cast a spell on the audience with creative compositions in unusual Ragams like Ratipatipriya and Srotaswini. [more]

Lokvani College Workshop Presents Tips For Success

Useful tips and clarifications on the college admission process were presented at the annual college workshop for Indian American students held at Tufts University [more]

Penn Masala Performs At MIT To Support Asha For Education

Penn Masala, a Accapella group of 15 Indian American students from UPenn, gave a great performance at the Kresge Auditorium to raise funds for Asha for Education projects. [more]

Y.G.Mahendra Comedy Very Enjoyable

Y.G. Mahendra's Kadhallika Neremundu had the audience laughing through the entire production. A creative plot, funny dialogues and fabulous acting by Y.G. Mahendra made this a play worth watching. [more]

KANE Celebrates Onam

Kerala Association of New England celebrated this year's Onam with splendor and vibrancy. [more]

India And United States Sign Science And Technology Co-operation Agreement

The United States signed an umbrella Science & Technology (S&T) agreement with the Government of India in Washington during the October 17, 2005 visit of Indian Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal to the United States. [more]

SBIR: National Security And The Future

The What, How, and Who of the SBIR/STTR Program, which will provide $2 billion to small businesses through federal programs to help entrepreneurs take their ideas from concept to commercialization and beyond, will be addressed at the Fall 2005 National SBIR/STTR Program in Albany, New York, November 14-17, 2005. [more]

SNEH - A Home To Indian Hearts

SNEH, the Society of New England Hindians is hosting its third Diwali Celebration, 'SNEH Diwali 2005'. The function is to be held at Dakshin Banquet Hall in Framingham on Sunday October 30, 2005. [more]

Anoop Jalota To Perform In The Boston Area

King of ghazal and bhajan singing Anup Jalota and famous Odissi dancer Sudipta Talukdar bring you an evening of fabulous dance and music on Saturday October 29, 2005. Do not miss it! [more]

Boston Bhangra Competition 2005

Come watch 12 of the best teams from North America and Canada compete to be the best in Boston along with UK's hottest producer, Aman Hayer, and the #1 Bhangra Band in the world, DCS! [more]

Youth To Run For A ' Stress-Free, Violence-Free Society'

The first annual '5K Run for a Stress-Free, Violence-Free Society' organized by the Art of Living Foundation will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 9:00 am, beginning at the Boston College Yawkey Center. [more]

Arangetram - Prerana Purohit

Prerana, a freshman at Shrewsbury High School, recently gave her arangetram at the Westborough High School. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Swapnil Bhatia, Dercik D'Costa, Amar Gupta, Ashok Ingle, Neha Iyer, Hemanth Javali, Shashank Mallick, Amol Mehta, Kavitha and Madhavi Muralidharan, Sarthak Pani, Bipin Parekh, Pravin Patel, Ameek Ponda, Rajiv Ramaratnam, Moitri Sarker and Rajesh Vishwanathan, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Shaadi No 1

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
With lyrics like 'Hello Madam - I am your Adam' and 'Jitne Channel TV Ke Utne Nakare Biwi ke' one cannot blame Anu Malik for providing an insipid score! [more]

Film Review - Viruddh

Family comes first in Viruddh, a Bollywood film with substance. [more]

Book Review - The Ashram

The Ashram by Sattar Memon won second place (among hundreds of entries) in the Inspirational Category of the 13th Annual Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards. [more]

Recipes - It Is Diwali And Time For ....Sweets!

Try this mouth watering delicacies that are easy to make but perfect for Diwali. [more]

Guest Column - Why ProjectWhy

ProjectWhy answers so many whys for so many people... it lets children dream, hope and aspire... and answers the incessant drone within us when we see a child begging on the road, a disabled child who is not educated or a toddler who is not cared for. [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar have reacted angrily to a media report suggesting ego clashes between them. [more]

Laugh A While! Jokes

Keeping in mind our readers and the sensitive nature of this topic, we have withdrawn the jokes in this column.

Photo Of The Fortnight

Season of Pumpkins! [more]

Thought For The Day

Most things that people fail to achieve, are those that they fear to attempt. -- Chanakya [more]

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Event Update
Friday - 10/21/05
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Saturday - 10/22/05
Malayalam Classes
Science Foundation Contest
Saheli Walk for Non-Violence
Diwali 2005 / IARI
GuluWalk Day
Raas-Garba / Chinmay Mission Boston
Sunday - 10/23/05
Aruna Sairam - Vocal Concert / MITHAS
Thursday - 10/27/05
Indian Ocean Live in Concert
Friday - 10/28/05
An Evening of Indian Music
Charity Auction and Banquet Fundraiser for Room to Read - an Organization Promoting Education and Literacy Programs in South Asia
Saturday - 10/29/05
Yoga Day at SVC
Anoop Jalota & Sutapa Talukdar
Indira Sari Sale
AOL Sponsors 5K Walk
SANE Diwali Ball 2005
Sunday - 10/30/05
SNEH Diwali 2005
Indira Sari Sale
Diwali Celebration 2005 / UIA
Diwali Celebrations / Patidar Samaj
Tuesday - 11/1/05
TiE-Boston VC Forum Deadline
Wednesday - 11/2/05
Fifth Annual IAAC Film Festival
Friday - 11/4/05
Diwali Nite 2005 / MIT
Saturday - 11/5/05
Diwali (The Festival of Lights)
Diwali and Eid Mela / SAC and Ruah
Diwali 2005: Festival of Lights / IANH
Diwali Dinner / Gurjar
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Sunday - 11/6/05
Sant. Shri. Aasramji Bapu
Friday - 11/11/05
MIT Chamak
Mane Koi Roko Maa - Super Hit Gujarathi Comedy / Savy Media
Saturday - 11/12/05
Boston Bhangra Competition 2005
Malayalam Movie Screening: Mohanlal & Nana Patekar in "UDAYON"
TiE Outsourcing Workshop, November 12th 2005
Dhrupad with Ustad Wasifuddin Dagar
Diwali 2005: Talent Show / NEMM
Celebrate the Art and Culture of India
Sunday - 11/13/05
West Meets East- The Marc Rossi Group
An Evening of Classical & Creative Indian Dance by Rohitha & Rashmi of Mysore
The Original Wedding Expo
Saturday - 11/19/05
Diwali Mela / IAMV
Sunday - 11/20/05
Ganesh-Kumaresh - Violin Concert / MITHAS
IITSINE AGM and Elections
Sunday - 12/4/05
Sant. Shri. Aasramji Bapu
Saturday - 12/17/05
Kalpavriksha 2005 - Children

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