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Our Voice And Yours

Londoners were treated to a rare and magical spectacle recently - a 42 ton elephant! More of this amazing story and other news feeds. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Monalisa Patnaik

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"I established THRIVE to empower the neediest of the needy in India who with just a little access to basic necessities can help themselves," says Patnaik who is on her way to founding her second non-profit organization SACHI with a mission to provide awareness, education, advocacy and outreach of primary and preventive health information for the South Asian American community. [more]

In Conversation With Dr. Anjali Capila

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Currently on a sabbatical from Lady Irwin College, New Delhi, Dr. Capila is the Country Director for the International Planned Parenthood Federation, South Asia Region. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
The news of the Aishwarya Rai - Abhishek Bachchan breakup is creating waves in Bollywood. Rumor around town is that the planets are to be blamed for the split. Aishwarya Rai is a 'manglik'. [more]

Technology: Systems Biology

A hallmark of systems biology is the use of quantitative frameworks to describe the non-linear interactions occurring at the molecular, cellular, and higher biological levels. One example is to to integrate genomic, proteomic, and metabolomic data to develop models of various pathogens, ranging from viruses to bacteria. [more]

Ashland Temple Fundraiser - A Community Effort

(This article is sponsored by IndoPak Pages)
'Ode to Mother', a dance performance by local dance teachers as part of the Fundraiser for the Ashland Temple was a combined example of community effort and artistic expression. [more]

LearnQuest Hosts Music Conference With Success

Learn Quest Academy of Music, Indian Classical Music Conference (Sangeet Sammelan) ended with a resounding success and a treat for music lovers. [more]

India Investment Summit And Awards 2006

IndUS Business Journal's "India Investment Summit & Awards 2006" was held at Boston Newton Marriott on Thursday April 27th, 2006. Steve Sanghi, Chairman and CEO, Microchip Technology was awarded '2006 Business Person of the Year'. [more]

Not A Dull Moment At The Sashikiran And Ganesh Music Concert

Lalitha Kala Lahari, the cultural wing of Soundarya Lahari, recently organized a soul-filling concert by the famous Carnatic Brothers Shashikiran and Ganesh who revealed a rich repertoire. [more]

An Afternoon Of Poetry - Reading By Lekhoni And Bhin Golardho

Lekhoni, a Bengali creative writer's group, in collaboration with Bhin Golardho, a literary group commemorated the poetry-month by hosting a Bengali poetry-reading event on 29th April, 2006 in Newton. [more]

Subhash Kak Outlines Integration Of Art, Science And Philosophy At UMass Dartmouth

As part of the Patanjali Lecture Series, Dr. Subhash Kak, an electrical engineer from Louisiana State University, addressed the question of the essence of Indian culture through the symbols of its art and architecture. [more]

Health: Cholestrol - How Low Can You Go?

The National Cholesterol Education Panel (NCEP)/ Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III updated their Guidelines in 2004 making the target cholesterol very low, particularly in patients who have other risk factors for developing atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). [more]

Fundraiser For Helena Kaushik Education Foundation

Come and be part of the fundraiser for the Mrs. Helena Kaushik Women's College, which has been Empowering Women of Rural India since 1999, on May 26th, 2006. [more]

Sowmya In Concert

Lalitha Kala Lahari invites you to celebrate Indian Carnatic Music with Ms. Sowmya, one of the topmost musicians of today, on June 4. Ms. Sowmya will be accompanied by Sri. R.K. Shriramkumar on the violin and Sri. Neveyveli Narayan on the Mridangam. [more]

TiECON East 2006

TiECON EAST, the largest global innivation conference on the East Coast, will be held from June 15-17, 2006 in Boston to provide you with information and mentoring needed to expand your business locally and globally! [more]

Global Indus Technovators Awards 2006

Indian Business Club @ MIT invites nominations for the Global Indus Technovators Awards 2006 which recognizes and encourages the South Asian innovative and entrepreneurial spirit. [more]

Neel Vora - An Eagle Scout

Neel Vora, son of Chandra and Nisha Vora of Northboro, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at his Eagle Court of Honor. [more]

Why Should I Buy My Home Now?

(This article is sponsored by Praful Thakkar)
This is the biggest question most young couples have. However, home is an FSA - a forced savings account with huge upside potential! [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Sitaram Chandawarkar, Nariman Deboo, Suhas Joglekar, Sarthak Pani, Dipal Savla, Sai Tenneti and Sushil Tuli, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review: Aparichit - The Stranger

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Harris Jayaraj of 'Rehna hai ter dil mein' fame has created an interesting fusion of Carnatic music and Bollywood music for the soundtrack of the dubbed version of the superhit Tamil movie 'Anniyan'. [more]

Regional Movie Review - Anukokunda Oka Roju

From the Director of 'Aitey', comes this film which has a good theme but various subplots. [more]

Recipes - Memorial Day Recipes

It is officially the Barbeque season and the best way to celebrate Memorial Day! [more]

Jokes, Jokes And Jokes

By the time John arrived at the football game, the first quarter was almost over.
George: "Why are you so late?".
John: "I had to toss a coin to decide between going to church and coming to the game."
George: "How long could that have taken you?"
John: "Well, I had to toss it 81 times."

Cricket Corner

The possibility that Sachin Tendulkar will join the Indian squad for the Test series against West Indies starting June 2 in Antigua has increased after yet another promising day - his third in a row - of training at the MRF Pace Academy in Chennai . [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Boston on a Beautiful Sunday Evening - Contribution of a Lokvani reader. [more]

Thought For The Day

An old Cherokee saying on values. [more]

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Event Update
Thursday - 05/18/06
Zakir Hussain and Master of Indian Percussion
Celebrate Older Americans Month
Puthupettai - Tamil Movie
Friday - 05/19/06
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Three Generations - Violin Concert Featuring Dr. Mrs. N. Rajam, Daughter Dr. Mrs. Sangeeta Shankar, Granddaughters Ragini and Nandini Shankar
5 Years of AIF / Spring Awards Gala
Two Indian Plays in English
Bride and Prejudice -Free movie & Free refreshments
Moving Beyond Boundaries Health Summit
Jagrata - Jai Mata Di
Saturday - 05/20/06
Indira Sari Sale
Two Indian Plays in English
Madurai R. Sundar / Carnatic Vocal Concert
Future of Fabless Semiconductor Companies
Sunday - 05/21/06
Zakir Hussain - Masters of Percussion
Indira Sari Sale
Screening & Discussion of My Brother Nikhil
Pt. Suhas Vyas, Prof. David Reck & Sri Gordon Korstange / LearnQuest
Wednesday - 05/24/06
Free Health Stop
Thursday - 05/25/06
Samskritam Residential Camp
Friday - 05/26/06
Samskritam Residential Camp
HSC Camp 2006
Helena Kaushik Education Foundation Gala Banquet
Saturday - 05/27/06
Samskritam Residential Camp
Sunday - 05/28/06
Samskritam Residential Camp
Monday - 05/29/06
Samskritam Residential Camp
Wednesday - 05/31/06
Free Health Stop
World-jazz group Natraj features Steve Gorn at Regattabar
Thursday - 6/1/06
Indian Life & Style Model Search
Friday - 6/2/06
Ayurveda in the 21st Century
Puthupettai - Tamil Movie
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