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Our Voice And Yours

The month of June hosts a number of high profile events and the promise of warm summer days. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Tushneem Dharmagadda

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Tushneem Dharmagadda is an advisor on the NetSAP board and has been involved with NetSAP for the last three years. He spoke to Lokvani about the activities of the group and his interests. [more]

In Conversation With Bill Herman

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Bill Herman of the Art of Living Foundation has been the force behind the Youth Leadership Training Program. During his recent visit to Boston, he talked to Lokvani about his work.. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
At the Cannes festival the gorgeous Aishwarya Rai stunned everyone by admitting that she has been the victim of domestic violence. [more]

Food Allergies And You

"When I was young no-one had food or any allergies, what is wrong with this new generation?" grumbles many a grandparent. Well, grandma is always right. There were definitely much fewer food and other allergies a generation or two ago. Nowadays, every other person seems to have problems, either with foods or environmental allergens. [more]

Historic Hindu Heritage Day 2006: A Commemoration Of Hindu Values

(This article is sponsored by IndoPak Pages)
Over 1,350 people attended the Hindu Heritage Tenth Anniversary Celebration Mela made auspicious by life giving rain, a record assembly for HHD, and second largest gathering of people of Indian origin to take place in the Boston area to date. [more]

IMANE 2006 Charity Gala

IMANE 2006 Charity Gala held on Mother's Day was the first of its kind to be held in the New England region.Despite the heavy rains it was a great success. [more]

Dazzling Display Of Rhythm And Melody

Tabla Maestro Zakir Hussain and his unusual ensemble featuring a variety of percussion and string instruments treated the audience to a fantastic combination of rhythm and melody. [more]

Natya Madhuram Raises Money For Education

Under the auspices of the Ekal Vidyalaya foundation of USA, a fund raiser dance recital named, "Natya Madhuram", was presented by Smt. Prakruti Mavanur and Smt. Jeyanthi Ghatraju. [more]

Dr. Balamurali Krishna Scintillates At MITHAS

It was a ageless, timeless evening at the MITHAS concert of the legendary musician, Dr. M. Balamurali Krishna, where the audience were treated to the finest in Carnatic music. [more]

Preview - A Fabulous Bharatanatyam Presentation

Four leading dancers from India present a unique Bharatanatyam creation based on ideas of the great freedom fighter Subramanya Bharathi on June 10th. The dance is a fundraiser for the Manitha Neeyam Trust to help blind children. [more]

Savy Media Presents 'Yaadein' And 'Abhi To Main Jawan Hoon'

Savy Media presents 'Yaadein' a melodious journey with playback singer, Shabbir Kumar on June 2nd, 2006 at the Billerica Memorial High School and on July 29th, 2006 a play 'Abhi To Main Jawan Hoon' featuring Padmini Kolhapure. [more]

NetSAP Comedy Mela - A Success!

The theatrics group at NetSAP-Boston staged "Netsap Comedy Mela" at the Comedy Connection in Faneuil Hall in Boston on May 17 with over 100 people in attendance. The show was directed by Usha Govindarajulu and produced by Vijay Daryanani. [more]

TiECON East - Innovating In A Flat World

Whether you are an established or early-stage enterprise, participate and network at the Largest Global Innovation Conference at the Hynes Convention Center from June 15-17, 2006. [more]

General Electric, Lynn, MA Celebrates Global Cultural Fair

General Electric Aviation Division in Lynn, Massachusetts hosted its annual global cultural fair on May 5, 2006. This was the 3rd consecutive year that the company held its annual fair. [more]

Giani Hem Singhji Visits Boston

On Saturday May 27, 2006, Baban & Hiro Motwani of Billerica hosted Giani Hem Singhji, who is a Head Priest of Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, New Delhi. It was very gracious occasion for everyone present to receive his Ashrivad (blessings). He will be back in Boston again on 3rd July for a week for those who might be interested in coordinating an activity. [more]

What Not To Do When You Are Ready To Buy A Home!

(This article is sponsored by Praful Thakkar)
You decided that no matter what, this is the final summer in your apartment complex. You are excited. What next? Find a good home and make sure, you do not do these. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Virinchi Balabhadrapatruni, Sandeep Bansal, Sitaram Chandawarkar, Chitra Dalal, Nariman Deboo, Ruby Dhillon, Manan Domadia, Neha Iyer, Mukkai Krishnamoorthy, Sarthak Pani, Sreenivasa Rao, Harsh Sanchorawala and Sai Tenneti, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Chup Chup Ke

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Will the Himesh Reshammiya Bollywood hit parade ever end? Not sure but Chup Chup Ke only extends the hit parade! [more]

Movie Review - Gangster - A Love Story

Director Anurag Basu's venture Gangster - A Love Story was apparently inspired by mobster Abu Salem and his girlfriend Monica Bedi's romantic alliance. [more]

Recipes - Summer Soups And Salads

For the warm, sunny days, cool salad recipes and soups! [more]

Humor - Dangers Of No/Low-Carb Diet

It is now almost impossible to find anyone who is unaware of the "benefits" of low-carb diet. Rapid loss of 40, 60 and why, even 200 lbs is not entirely unheard of. This is the story of my experiment with that novel idea. [more]

Cricket Corner

Laxman lead the Indian response to Antigua & Barbuda as he was unbeaten on 42 even as Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid were dismissed cheaply. [more]

Jokes, Jokes 'n' Jokes

You'd have to press the "Start" button to turn the engine off. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Joseph Conrad, the ship at Mystic Seaport, CT. [more]

Thought For The Day

There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness. - Dalai Lama. [more]

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Indian Life & Style Model Search
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Ayurveda in the 21st Century
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Saturday - 06/3/06
Gâyatrî Jayanti & Gangâ Dashaharâ
NESADA Cookout
Ayurveda in the 21st Century
Prabasi - General Body Meeting
Super Hit Movie POKIRI
Annual Prana Prathishtapana Celebrations / CVHTS
Sunday - 06/4/06
Sant. Shri. Aasramji Bapu
Ayurveda in the 21st Century
Sowmya / Indian Carnatic Music
Ramachandra Joshi / Hindustani Classical
Annual Prana Prathishtapana Celebrations / CVHTS
Monday - 06/5/06
Managing our Mind, Keys to Happiness & How to Celebrate Life
Tuesday - 06/6/06
Managing our Mind, Keys to Happiness & How to Celebrate Life
Wednesday - 06/7/06
Managing our Mind, Keys to Happiness & How to Celebrate Life
Friday - 06/9/06
Bollywood/Bhangra Party At The Rack
Saturday - 06/10/06
Indira Sari Sale
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Obesity and Depression in Women
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Sunday - 06/11/06
Indira Sari Sale
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Satyanarayan Katha
Saraswati Mandiram
Thursday - 06/15/06
TiECON East 2006
Friday - 06/16/06
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
TiECON East 2006
Saturday - 06/17/06
TiECON East 2006
Sunday - 06/18/06
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Salutations to Mother
Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande / Hindustani Classical
Monday - 06/26/06
Karma Yoga Discourse by His Holiness Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji
Tuesday - 06/27/06
Sri Srinivasa Kalyanam under the guidance of His Holiness Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji
Friday - 06/30/06
Basic Yoga Training / Dr. Shreedhar
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Saturday - 7/22/06
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