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Our Voice And Yours

Lokvani congratulates all the graduates for their achievements and their moving on to the next phase of their lives. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Dr. Anjan Chaudhury

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
As part of a awareness campaign for Healthcare Connections International, Kolkata, a multimedia presentation of Tagore's songs, Rabindra Sangeet and an Odissi recital will be performed on September 16th, at the Brookline High School. Dr. Anjan Chaudhury, talks about the event and the new venture. [more]

In Conversation With Aravinda Pillalamarri

(This article is sponsored by Dakshin)
Jeevan Saathi Aravinda Pillalamarri has been working with AID since 1995 and has played a key role in expanding AID's vision and mission. The famous movie Swades was inspired by the work of Aravinda and her husband Ravi. Aravinda, who lived in the Boston area for many years, spoke to Lokvani about her life and her work. [more]

Technology - Multidetector CT Angiography: A Breakthrough In The Detection Of Coronary Artery Disease

Because early detection and treatment of CAD can significantly reduce morbidity and mortality, there has been an ongoing, widespread interest in finding a non-invasive alternative to coronary angiography that is equal to, if not better than, the current gold standard. The modality showing the greatest promise is cardiac computed tomography (CT). [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
The bubbly image is long gone. Preity Zinta, once known for dimples is now a big girl, thanks to the films like Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna. But the same film has landed her in a fresh trouble. [more]

Aap Ka Suroor Rocks Boston

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
The Agganis Arena at Boston University turned into a Desi nightclub for a night with the audience dancing to the live music of none other than the happening Himesh Reshamaiyya himself. [more]

Domains Of Wonder - Masterworks Of Indian Painting At The MFA

Five Centuries of Indian Masterpieces on view at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Don't miss this rare opportunity. [more]

Innovation In Social Entrepreneurship

Vanessa Kirsch, President and Founder of New Profit, Inc. talked about the innovative approaches used by companies in the New Profit sector that is revolutionizing social entrepreneurship. [more]

Faith Keeps Rain At Bay

Devotees taking part in a unique prayer (Yagna) conducted by Soundarya Lahiri held on an island off the coast of Boston had their faith reinforced as the predictions of a downpour were thwarted until the end of the Yagna. [more]

Grand Murthi Prathista Utsav

Over 1500 people attended the Murthi Pratishta Utsav at the Shri Swaminarayan (ISSO) Temple Lowell, MA. His Holinees the 1008 Acharya Shri Koshalendraprasadji Maharaj blessed and performed the ceremonies. [more]

Youth Conference 2006

With the theme of "Hindu Values," Marlboro Middle School is the venue for this year's annual Hindu Youth Conference 2006. The conference will be held on Sep. 17 and is free. [more]

Ajitkumar Kadkade Enthralls Devotees With Sai Bhajans

The New England Shirdi Sai Parivar (NESSP), a newly formed organization had its official launch with the featured program "Ek Shaam Shri Sai Kay Naam" with bhajans by Pt. Ajitkumar Kadkade. [more]

Public Programs At The MFA - Celebrating South Asia

In conjunction with the exhibition, and to further highlight South Asian culture, the MFA has planned several programs including Indian film screenings and discussions with renowned director Muzaffar Ali; a performance of Sufi music featuring leading Turkish and Indian musicians; a community open house with a South Asian theme; and gallery discussions and classes, including a Turkish paper marbling demonstration. [more]

Lucky Winners Of The MITHAS Raffle Have A Chance To See SPB Concert Live!

Lucky winners are Pallav Bajjuri, Srinivas Bala, Sameer Ramkrishnan, Minal Shah and Shava Nerad. Congratulations and thanks to all for participating. Don't miss the concert on September 10th at the Natick High School. [more]

Hrishikesh Mukherjee - A Tribute

Hrishikesh Mukherjee's affectionately called 'Hrishida' who carved a new genre in Indian cinema with films like Anari, Anand, Namak Haraam and Abhimaan and many other favorites died in Mumbai of renal failure. He was 83. Mukherjee is survived by three daughters and a son. [more]

Arangetram: VishnuPriya Samudrala

On August 12th 2006, VishnuPriya Samudrala, a student of Sunanda Narayan presented her solo dance debut (Arangetram) in Bharatanatyam, an Indian classical dance style at the Littleton High School. The evening offered a variety of traditional pieces to some sophisticated dance items that reflected her perseverance and hard work preparing for this event. [more]

Etihad Airways Launches New Loyalty Concept

Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, has launched its Etihad Guest program, a unique proposition that revolutionizes airline loyalty initiatives and echoes the airline's personalized and customer-focused approach to travel. [more]

Stem Cell Research Deserves The Government's Support

U.S. Rep. John F. Tierney, Sixth District, MA presents his view on the Stem Cell Research issue. [more]

Summer Special: Women In Metros In India

From the Kitchen to the Boardroom, Indian Women in India have come a long way from being the homemaker to being a pivotal player in charting the success of the company they work for. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Divya Aggrarwal, Sarwan Aggarwal, Sandeep Bansal, Dinesh Dalal, Dattatraya Joshi, Mukkai Krishnamoorthy, Herman Luther, Raghuram Manickam, Samir Mehta, Samita Mohanasundaram, Abhishek Narendra, Sarthak Pani, Neeraj Sirdeshmukh, Muneeba Syed and Bharath Venkatraman, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - 'Don -The Chase Begins Again'

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Can one really redo classics like Khaike Pan Banares Wala? Shankar Ehsaan Loy have tried and yes .. it is wonderful. [more]

Movie Review - Lage Raho Munnabhai

This is a movie everyone should watch - not only for the sheer entertainment value (it is very funny), but for the message it tries to portray. [more]

Recipes - Back To School Lunches

Summer is fast fading and the kids are back in school. As much as the kids are getting ready for a different routine, the parents are stocking their refrigerators with possible lunch items. Will it be a sandwich today or a bagel? Will it be parathas or idlis? [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Ganguly re-emphasised his intent to find a place in the national squad on the back of strong performances in domestic cricket. [more]

Jokes - Back To School

Pupil:I didn't do my homework because I lost my memory.
Teacher: When did this start?
Pupil: When did what start?

Picture Of The Fortnight

Shadows on the Bridge! [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
Dr. Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, widely known as Rajaji or C.R., was an ardent patriot, astute politician and incisive thinker. A very close associate of Gandhiji, he was called the Mahatma's "conscience-keeper." India's twin epics, the Ramayana and Mahabharat as condensed by him in his inimitable homely style, have created history in the world of modern publishing. [more]

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Event Update
Friday - 09/8/06
Paul Dhinakaran (Jesus Calls) Meeting
GenerationDesi Theatric
Super Hit Telugu Movie
Saturday - 09/9/06
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
An Evening of Four Hindustani Vocal Recitals
2006 AID General Body Meeting
Open House - Dracut
Sunday - 09/10/06
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
Monday - 09/11/06
Advances in Indian Research and Drug Development / TiE
Wednesday - 09/13/06
An Exciting Evening with Promod Haque / TiE
Free Health Stop
Thursday - 09/14/06
Art of Living - Part I Course
Fall Fling for Senior Citizens
Friday - 09/15/06
Bollywood/Bhangra party at
Saturday - 09/16/06
Rezwana Bannya Performance
Shaam-E-Rangeen / ISW
Onam Celebration / NEMA
Sunday - 09/17/06
Hindu Sangam Grand Cultural Festival
MATH/PSAT/SAT - Free Academic Guidance
Monday - 09/18/06
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Wednesday - 09/20/06
Free Health Stop
Domains of Wonder: Masterworks of Indian Painting / MFA
Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia & Ustad Shujaat Khan / NY
Friday - 09/22/06
Mani Ratnam Film - Free
Bally Sagoo in Boston!
Saturday - 09/23/06
New Beginnings Arts and Crafts Show 2006
Bow Ties & Bangles An Evening For A Cause / AIF
Domains of Wonder: Masterworks of Indian Painting / MFA
Navaratri Garba / ISW
Movie: Vadakkumnathan/ KANE
Ganesha Chaturthi / NEKK
Yoga for Your Nose
Sunday - 09/24/06
MATH/PSAT/SAT - Free Academic Guidance
Domains of Wonder: Masterworks of Indian Painting / MFA
Playback Singer K.S. Chitra - Musical Concert/ KANE
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