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Our Voice And Yours

Bush's India visit has brought forth a new face of India in the media with appreciation for India's reverence for learning. Check out some interesting videos. Is the Nuclear Pact between India and the US justified? Take our survey! [more]

Lokvani Talks To Kamaljit Bawa

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"We need to pay more attention to conservation in India. Health and education are important but it is the environment that sustains all human endeavors," says Dr. Kamaljit Bawa, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston who founded ATREE in India. [more]

In Conversation With Tulasi Srinivas

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
"There is always a middle ground that can ensure a just, democratic, economically and socially forward religious behavior. Neither fundamentalism nor western progressive views need be accepted completely, but a dialogue must be initiated." Tulasi Srinivas, Visiting Professor at Wheaton College and an anthropologist on religion. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Maxim', the London based magazine for men was launched in India and the glamorous actress Priyanka Chopra, appeared on the cover of the first issue. But interestingly enough, Priyanka Chopra voted Aishwarya Rai as the face of India. [more]

Technology - Mosquitoes Inspire Painless Blood Collection Method

Diabetics may soon have the mosquito to thank for alleviating some of their pain as NC State researcher Dr. M.K. Ramasubramanian is working towards developing a painless blood collection method based on their blood-sucking prowess. [more]

Ravi Sakhuja Wins A Place In The Lexington School Committee

"For the Indian American community, I believe that this maybe the first time in Massachusetts we pulled together behind a candidate of our own and made a difference"- Ravi Sakhuja speaking on his win in the Lexington School Committee. [more]

Nrityanjali - Prayer Through Dance

The annual Nrityanjali festival at the Ashland Temple where dancers gather to offer their prayer through dance to the God of Dance - Lord Shiva was a splendid event featuring nearly seven hours of classical dance by over 120 dancers. [more]

Sapne - A Cultural Evening At Tufts

With more than 150 performers, the annual culture show by the Tufts University South Asian Association held at Cohen Auditorium drew two sold out performances. [more]

Haider Optimistic About Indo-Pak Peace Initiatives

"There is no settlement right now but a desire to settle is visible," said Salman Haider, the former Indian Foreign Secretary as he was referring to the peace talks between India and Pakistan. He was the featured speaker at the Sir Syed lecture organized by the alumni of Aligarh Muslim University. [more]

MIT Sloan Hosts Leadership Conference

Communicate, Achieve Early Wins, Lead by Example, Make Decisions Based on Data and Economics, and Measure, Measure, Measure are the five key points for Leadership. [more]

Asian Gathering In Quincy

Over 4,000 people attended the Lunar Moon Festival held at the North Quincy High School. People came to enjoy and learn about dance, music, food, arts and crafts from different parts of Asia, including China and India. [more]

South Asian Women' Leadership Forum Hosts Historic Gathering

The South Asian Women's Leadership Forum (SAWLF) held its Second Annual Congress on Saturday, February 25, 2006 at the global headquarters for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York City. [more]

IANH Fundraiser Showcases Local Talent

The 2006 Grand Variety Entertainment Fundraiser by IANH featured local talent and was a huge success. [more]

Featured Column - My Child Won't Eat

My Child Won't Eat! How often I have heard my friends complain! In fact, I have even found myself saying the same thing. So, what is the problem? Is it us, is it our kids, is it the foods we eat? [more]

PEM To Host Sarod Concert By K. Sridhar

The Peabody Essex Museum presents K. Sridhar in a Sarod Concert on March 18 at 7:30 pm. [more]

Math Master Opens New Center In Burlington, MA

Math Master, an Expert Tutoring and Test Preparation Service since 1998, is now offering MATH/PSAT/SAT Prep classes in Burlington, MA in addition to its Northboro, MA location. [more]

Real Estate - I Do Not Want To Buy A Home Now

(This article is sponsored by Praful Thakkar)
Don't these words sound familiar? Well, it does. I used the same words few years ago and deferred buying my first home. Looking back, I wish, had I bought the home few years ago...[more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sameera Ayyagary, Virinchi Balabhadraputrani, Sandeep Bansal, Aseem Chandawarkar, Prabhu Chawla, Manan Domadia, Pankaj Jain, Nidhee Krishnana, Kavitha Muralidharan, Madhavi Muralidharan, Pooja Nagda, Sarthak Pani and Wajida Syed, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Bhajan Lahiri Vol 1 & 2

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
The CDs have a recurring theme which glorifies Amma manifesting in Her three forms - Saraswathi, Lakshmi and Parvathi. The composer Srinivasa Bala ties in that theme very beautifully. Musicians flute Raman, Gourishankar, Sridevi Padmanathan, Rajesh Pai, Satish Bhat and Ramana Ogeti have added their expert touch to the compositions. [more]

Film Review - Apaharan

Apaharan is the story of a tumultuous and complex relationship between a father and a son set against the thriving kidnapping industry. [more]

Book Release - Sahyadris

Dr. Michael F. Collins, Chancellor of the University Of Massachusetts, Boston hosted an event to honor the work of Distinguished Professor Dr. Kamaljit Bawa who along with naturalist and photographer Sandesh Kadur has created a spectacular coffee table book on the Western Ghats. [more]

Sweeten Up Your Holi Celebration!

Traditional Holi sweets for the festival of colors. [more]

Quiz Corner

Do you remember Ramesh Sippy's Directorial Debut film? [more]

Laugh A While

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of the telescope. Which is what I do. And that enables you to laugh at life's realities." ~ Dr. Seuss [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Munaf Patel and Yuvraj Singh have been included while Suresh Raina and VRV Singh find themselves out of the team for the second Test against England, starting on Thursday. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Kovalam Beach, Kerala. [more]

Thought For The Day

"I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy." - Rabindranath Tagore. [more]

SABA India Conference 2006

The India Conference at Harvard Business School on March 12 will feature Amartya Sen, Arun Shourie, Shashi Ruia and panels on Rural Markets, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate and much more. [more]

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Event Update
Saturday - 03/11/06
Passionate Pursuits - A Celebration of International Women
MATH/PSAT/SAT Prep Classes / Burlington, MA
India Studies at Schools and Homes / Bal Ram Singh
The Booker Prize Winners Book Club
AIF Boston 2006 Kickoff
Sunday - 03/12/06
Personality Development Sessions for Youth / Swami Yogatmananda
Laili Leela - Gujarati Comedy Play
Shweta Jhaveri / MITHAS
Tax And Investment Seminar
Tuesday - 03/14/06
Holi Celebration / Sarvadev Mandir
Wednesday - 03/15/06
Natraj at Scullers Jazz Club
Friday - 03/17/06
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Saturday - 03/18/06
Holi Hai Dhamaal Fair !!!
MATH/PSAT/SAT Prep Classes / Burlington, MA
Sunday - 03/19/06
Saturday - 03/25/06
CME Program
IDRF HOLI Celebration Event
Kathak Public Workshop - Pandit Chitresh Das
Rang De Holi / NetSAP
MATH/PSAT/SAT Prep Classes / Burlington, MA
Sunday - 03/26/06
Kathak Storytelling
Lecture and Kathak Dance Demonstration, Pandit Chitresh Das
Thursday - 03/30/06
Indian Vegetarian Cooking -Alka Patel
Friday - 03/31/06
Geeta Chanting Competition / Andover
Geeta Chanting Competition / Nashua
Jagrata - Jai Mata Di
Saturday - 4/1/06
Showcase India by IYG
Ustad Irshad Khan - Magical Moments on Sitar
IAFPE-NE 2006 Summer Political Internship - Application Deadline
Gudi Padva / NEMM
MATH/PSAT/SAT Prep Classes / Burlington, MA
SriRama Charita Manasa Akhanda Parayanam
Indira Sari Sale
Sunday - 4/2/06
Sant. Shri. Aasramji Bapu
Geeta Chanting Competition / Newton
Geeta Chanting Competition / Framingham
Showcase India
Lakeside Ball - An Intergenerational Gala
SriRama Charita Manasa Akhanda Parayanam
Indira Sari Sale

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