MATH MASTER, K-12 Tutoring Center
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Baby Hindustani
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Aap Ka Manoranjan
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Dinesh Tanna
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Darshana Patel, CPA
Satya Mitra, EA, ATA, CFP
Niraj P. Baxi, CA
Feel Well Rehab Clinics
The Boston Group
Trupti Patel, Esq.
Richard Costa, Esq.
Clark H. Siddiqui, Esq.
Neil K. Sherring, Esq.
Monique Kornfeld, Esq.
Mortgage Partners
Global Mortgages
Shrenik K. Shah
Ratan Singhvi
Printing and Graphics Services
Ananth Ram
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Dilip & Sara Varghese
Indira Maini
Madhu Reddy, CT
Swati Mukherji
Bollywood Cafe
Swagat Restaurant
Bollywood Grill
Gurnam Catering Service
Hot Breads
Tantric Grill
B. D. Nayak, Architect
Minuteman Technical Services, Inc.
Shriji Weddings & Mandaps
Deccan Sajjawat
Alpha Omega Jewelers
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Hakoba Sarees
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Our Voice And Yours ...

The month of December brings in the spirit of the holiday season and a few thought provoking events to reflect on. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Dilip K Datta

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"One can perform good karma by educating oneself and then by helping others get an education," says Dilip K Datta, Math Professor and author of 'Tales of Western Inspiration and Indian Karma'. [more]

In Conversation With Sulochana Govardhan

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
"I was born into a musical family and married into one" says Sulochana Govardhan who had the privilege of growing up in a musical family in Thiruvarur in Tanjavur district in the early part of the twentieth century. [more]

Technology - Tissue Engineering Of Cartilage - Part II

(This article is sponsored by The Boston Group)
The concluding part of this article describes manufacturing methods, cells and bioreactors used for tissue engineered cartilage scaffold. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
The condition of Amitabh Bachchan, who underwent an operation for intestinal problem at Leelavati Hospital in Mumbai, has improved and he is responding to treatment. [more]

Bhagavad Gita And Management - Part II

We examine some of the modern management concepts in the light of the Bhagavad Gita which is a primer of management-by-values. [more]

The Bhangra (NJ) And Tufts Win Boston Bhangra Competition

Twelve teams from Vancouver, Canada, California, Florida, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, and of course Boston came to compete for the # 1 Bhangra team at the Boston Bhangra Competition. [more]

New England Entrepreneurs Speak At TiE Meeting

Murali Aravamudan, Ash Ashutosh, Jit Saxena and Sanjeev Verma shared their entrepreneurial experiences at TiE monthly meeting. [more]

New England Choristers Hold Their Annual Concert

The New England Choristers conducted their annual concert on the 12th of November at St. Peter's Church in Weston, MA. [more]

IMANE Holds Its 2005 Annual Meeting

Dr. Purnima Sangal took over as its President for 2005-2006. In his opening remarks, the outgoing President Dr. Lalit Savla talked about the significant achievements of IMANE. [more]

Over 1500 Attend IAMV Diwali Dhamaka

India Association of Merrimack Valley held a very colorful tenth anniversary Diwali mela. The central attraction was a dance competition. [more]

IITSINE Changes Guards

At the recently held elections for IITSINE, Vishwa Shukla was elected its President for the 2005-2007 term. [more]

Young Rajasthanis Assemble In Boston

The Rajasthani American Youngadult Samaj (RAYS) recently concluded its first ever youth-only convention in Boston, MA. [more]

Hakoba Sarees Opens Its Newest Showroom In Floral Park, NY

After 18 years in the making of a household brand in sarees, the world over, Hakoba Sarees is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in Floral Park, NY. [more]

First Indian-American Appointed To CT Gubernatorial Commission

Sarju S. Shah of Berlin, CT has been named to serve on the Governor's Commission on Community Service. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Amit Dhulesia, Shailesh Goregaokar, Pranav Jumar, Jessica Linhart and Raghuram Manickam, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Hanuman

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
'Hanuman' is an animated feature film that tells the story of the 'Ishta Devata' of many youngsters, in a very appealing manner. Composer Tapas Relia has given a contemporary touch to all time favorite devotional numbers like Hanuman Chalisa. [more]

Film Review - Indian Fish In American Waters

The FOB boy gets entangled with an ABCD girl. Who feels like a fish out of the water? Watch this movie to find out. [more]

Book Review - The Speech Of Angels

Sharon Maas uses 'The Speech of Angels' to capture the vivid sights, the cacophony of sounds and the pungent smells of the darkest backstreets in Bombay, India, while taking you to the elite and elaborate dwellings in Germany and London in the same breath. [more]

Recipes - It Is Time For ...Fish!

Indian recipes for seafood, fish and prawns from various regions in India. [more]

Humor - E Got MC Scared

You are going 'Back to the Future', whether you like it or not! Your mass increases, which is not entirely due to overeating combined with sedentary life style. It has to do with your velocity and rest mass. [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

After the pinched faces in Kolkata and the tension-fraught atmosphere in Mumbai, Rahul Dravid and Greg Chappell were far more relaxed. [more]

Cartoon - Kanyadaan

And here are the warranty papers - no returns, no exchange!!! [more]

Jokes- Laugh A While

Teacher:"What is your name?"
Student:"Mera naam Suraj Prakash hai."
Teacher:"When I ask a question in English, answer it in English."
Student:"My name is Sunlight."

Picture Of The Fortnight

Waxing eloquence! [more]

Thought For The Day

A veritable collection of quotes from Salman Rushdie. [more]

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Event Update
Friday - 12/2/05
AIDS in India: Progress and Opportunities
4th Annual Function / AAINA
Kaam - New Works by the Bombay Boys
Jagrata - Jai Mata Di
Candlelight Vigil for 21st Anniversary of Bhopal Chemical Disaster
Saturday - 12/3/05
Lifecycles: A Women
Christmas and New Year Celebrations / NEMA
NARAN : Malayalam Movie
Indira Sari Sale
Sri Ayyappa Mandala Pooja
Sunday - 12/4/05
Sant. Shri. Aasramji Bapu
Indira Sari Sale
Charity Art Auction and Exhibit
Thursday - 12/8/05
The Young People Today - The Leaders of Tomorrow
Saturday - 12/10/05
Newfound Lake Tour
Sri Ayyappa Mandala Pooja
Sunday - 12/11/05
Geeta Jayanti
Friday - 12/16/05
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Saturday - 12/17/05
Kalpavriksha 2005 - Children
Christmas and New Year Celebrations / KANE
Ekadina Lakshaarchana
Saturday - 12/24/05
Sri Ayyappa Mandala Pooja
Saturday - 12/31/05
New Years Eve Gala
New Years Eve Party / Patidar Samaj
Sri Ayyappa Mandala Pooja
Saturday - 1/7/06
Nerariyan CBI
Sri Ayyappa Mandala Pooja

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