MATH MASTER, K-12 Tutoring Center
ATFS Learning Center
Baby Hindustani
Cine Plaza Movies
Sounds of India
Aap Ka Manoranjan
Pradeep K. Audho
Dinesh Tanna
Nila Rakhit
Darshana Patel, CPA
Satya Mitra, EA, ATA, CFP
Niraj P. Baxi, CA
Feel Well Rehab Clinics
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
Dilip & Sara Varghese
Swati Mukherji
Delxi Fernandez
Praful Thakkar
Vimi Verma
Rajiv Laroia
Bollywood Grill
Gurnam Catering Service
B. D. Nayak, Architect
Minuteman Technical Services, Inc.
Shriji Weddings & Mandaps
Deccan Sajjawat
Copper Pages
Glamour Facials
Aalok International
Annie Diamonds
Indira International
Hakoba Sarees
Kay Pee Jewelers
Madan Travel
Our Voice And Yours

August 2001 to August 2006 - Lokvani celebrates its 5th Anniversary! [more]

Lokvani Talks To Jyoti Bhattacharya

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"I sincerely believe, a thorough financial analysis should be done for each borrower/borrowers, the related mortgage, its financial impact and that should be clearly discussed with the borrowers in the light of their individual need". [more]

In Conversation With Vineet And Himani

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Just 17, these Sa Re Ga Ma Pa finalists have become singing sensations. They talked to Lokvani about their journey to fame and how this contest has transformed their lives. [more]

Technology - Evaluation Of Long-Term Seating Comfort Through Simulation Of Driver Movement

During driving, the driver will change posture over time to minimize discomfort of the seat. Biomechanics computer model of the driver can be used to study posture changes and adaptations to improve the comfort level. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Bollywood beauty Sen will co-star with Richard Gere in the movie titled 'The Expat'. The film, to be shot in Argentina is a Miramax production directed by Sutapa Ghosh. [more]

Lt. Governor Attends IAGB Independence Day Event

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
Lt. Governor Kerry Healey and State Treasurer Tim Cahill were guest speakers at the IAGB India Day Celebration, which featured a fabulous cultural program. [more]

GOPIO Declares Essay Contest Winners

The winners of the essay competition "How Does Democracy Arise, Survive and Thrive" sponsored by GOPIO are Mallika Vora (Stamford High School), Maya Chakravarty (Stamford High School), Amit Mehrotra (Bentley College) and Manasi Raveendran (Boston University). [more]

India Association Of Rhode Island Celebrates India Day

The India Association of Rhode Island (IARI) was honored by the presence of Rhode Island's both sitting Senators, Jack Reed and Lincoln Chafee, the Deputy Consul General of India, New York, A.R. Ghanashyam, Stephen Laffey, the Mayor of the City of Cranston, State Senator Elizabeth Roberts, and 85-year old Major General of the Indian Army, Eustace D'Souza, who traveled from India. [more]

Saheli Hosts Seminar On Immigration

On September 9th, 2006, Saheli in collaboration with the Massachusetts Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) and Miller, Patel & Donabed LLP, is hosting a forum, Immigration Reform: Beyond The Headlines, What It Means To All Of Us. Presentation topics will address Visa backlog issues and concerns, Detention and Deportation, Proposed Immigration Regulations, Immigrant Rights in Massachusetts, and discussions. Dont miss this important event! [more]

BCC Cup 2006 Raises $8,000 For NGF

The Infosys Team won the 3rd Annual 'BCC Cup 2006' which raised over $8,000 to support the education of underprivileged children in India. [more]

AIF Announces 2006-07 Service Corps Fellows

The American India Foundation (AIF) announced the names of the 24 Service Corps Fellows for 2006-07. The program serves as an exchange of technical skills and intellectual resources which aims to build the capacity of Indian NGOs while developing American leaders with an understanding of India. [more]

Ganapathi Tharpanams Off The Coast Of Boston

Soundarya Lahari invites you to once in a lifetime opportunity for performing Ganapathi Tharpanams and Lalitha Sahasranama Homam in the middle of the sea, on a remote island on September 2, 2006. [more]

Real Estate: Buying In Buyer's Market

(This article is sponsored by Praful Thakkar)
What is a buyer's market? "While selling the home, if it stays on market without selling for more than 6 months, it is buyer's market - as per some real estate practitioners." [more]

S.P. Balasubramanyam - The Man Who Broke The Guiness Book Of Records

When MITHAS hosts SPB on September 10th, the audience will be listening to a man who holds the record for the highest number of songs in the Guiness Book of World Records. [more]

What Did Senator Allen Mean?

Let's give a welcome to Macaca, here," the Senator said, using an odd, derogatory-sounding word that can mean monkey, by one insulting definition. "Welcome to America and the real world of Virginia," Mr. Allen continued, beaming at S. R. Sidarth, a 20-year-old born and bred in Virginia who is a student at the University of Virginia. The story and the apology. [more]

Youth Speak: Bollywood Drama Redefined

After all, who would give up the chance to watch the fictional (all desi, all gorgeous) hoity-toity of New York City disentangle themselves from a complex and hurtful web of deceit? Beware, filmgoers - Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna is not all song and dance, it also involves a heavier-than-normal dose of glycerine. Not your average Bollywood drama. [more]

An Armchair Travelogue: Berkshires - A Picnicker's Paradise

For people in the New England area who are tired of the hustle-bustle of their daily monotonous routine and want to enjoy a quiet weekend in the company of their family, Berkshires offer an ideal option. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Ryan Bhattacharyya, Dinesh Dalal, Nari Deboo, Dattatraya Joshi, Samita Mohan, Indira Nouduri, Sarthak Pani, Arun saigal, Ramya Tamisetti, Manan Thakkar and Bharati Venkatraman, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Bas Ek Pal

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
After the success of "My Brother Nikhil", Director Onir once again teams up with Vivek Phillip and Amitabh Verma to bring a lovely romantic track. [more]

Book Review: Pride Of India - A Glimpse Into India's Scientific Heritage

The book is a veritable treasure house containing the findings of a large team of dedicated scholars in various fields of language, literature, history, science and technology. [more]

Recipes - Karela, Bitter Gourd

Inspired by a recent Eggplant party, I went on a search of Karela or bitter gourd recipes. A compilation. [more]

Poem: Little Girl

"Today India is free
sooner or later
someone will teach me
how to read."

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

India's preparation for the tri-series against Australia and West Indies in Malaysia is likely to include a few practice matches in Chennai, the BCCI has said. [more]

Back To School Jokes

Teacher: Why are you late, Joseph?
Joseph: Because of a sign down the road.
Teacher: What does a sign have to do with your being late?
Joseph: The sign said, "School Ahead, Go Slow!"

Classified - 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath House For Sale In Dracut

Beautiful 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, one-year old Colonial House For Sale in Dracut, MA. Price $529,000. Open House on Sunday August 27 from 11 am to 1 pm. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Twilight on the Mystic Seaport, CT. [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
Quote on Friendship! [more]

Copyright © 2006 Lokvani.com. All Rights Reserved.


Event Update
Friday - 08/25/06
Desi Pride Bollywood Party
Saturday - 08/26/06
Ekal Sur Sandhya
CRY America - Boston Walk 2006
Sari Soiree - Shelley Chhabra Bridal
Yoga for Your Nose
The Science of Breath
Telugu Movie Bommarillu / East Hartford, CT
Sunday - 08/27/06
MATH/PSAT/SAT - Free Academic Guidance
Ek Shaam Shri Sai kay Naam
International Women2Women Leadership Conference
Ganesh Chaturti / NEMM
Open House - Dracut
Ganesh Chathurthi Celebrations
Summer Picnic / SNEH
Monday - 08/28/06
International Women2Women Leadership Conference
Tuesday - 08/29/06
Dine For A Cause
Wednesday - 08/30/06
Free Health Stop
Friday - 9/1/06
Indian Life & Style Model Search
American Tamil Medical Assoication Convention / NJ
Saturday - 9/2/06
Ganapathi Tharpanams and Lalitha Sahasranama Homam
Radhastami Mahotsave / VPS
Sunday - 9/3/06
Aap Ka Suroor
Adipooram Festival / PA
MATH/PSAT/SAT - Free Academic Guidance
Wednesday - 9/6/06
Free Health Stop
Friday - 9/8/06
Paul Dhinakaran (Jesus Calls) Meeting
GenerationDesi Theatric
Saturday - 9/9/06
Onam / KANE
Immigration Reform: Beyond the Headlines, What it Means to All of Us
Indira Sari Sale
Cental Asia Musical Arts Performance
Paul Dhinakaran (Jesus Calls) Meeting
Sunday - 9/10/06
MATH/PSAT/SAT - Free Academic Guidance
Singer Par Excellence / S.P. Balasubrahmanyam & S.P. Sailaja
Sant. Shri. Aasramji Bapu
Sitar Maestro - Pundit Subroto Roy Chowdhury / Brown University
Indira Sari Sale
Paul Dhinakaran (Jesus Calls) Meeting
Wednesday - 9/13/06
An Exciting Evening with Promod Haque / TiE
Free Health Stop
Thursday - 9/14/06
Art of Living - Part I Course
Fall Fling for Senior Citizens
Saturday - 9/16/06
Rezwana Bannya Performance
Shaam-E-Rangeen / ISW
Sunday - 9/17/06
Hindu Sangam Grand Cultural Festival
MATH/PSAT/SAT - Free Academic Guidance
Monday - 9/18/06
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Click here for more events