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Pradeep K. Audho
Dinesh Tanna
Nila Rakhit
Darshana Patel, CPA
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Niraj P. Baxi, CA
Feel Well Rehab Clinics
Billerica Medical
Trupti Patel, Esq.
Richard Costa, Esq.
Clark H. Siddiqui, Esq.
Neil K. Sherring, Esq.
Monique Kornfeld, Esq.
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Tadmor & Tadmor, LLP
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Ananth Ram
Dilip & Sara Varghese
Swati Mukherji
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Rajiv Laroia
Bollywood Grill
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Shriji Weddings & Mandaps
Deccan Sajjawat
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Our Voice And Yours

An issue packed with heart warming stories and a calendar of events for the holidays. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Vikas Taneja On Pratham, The Non Profit

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"There are over 100M children in India that cannot yet read. Pratham has already helped about 300,000 children read and learn arithmetic. In addition to increasing awareness of education issues and building a volunteer group, I would like Pratham's Boston chapter to meet a goal of assisting 10,000 children in India for 2007"- Vikas Taneja, Boston Chapter Lead, Pratham. [more]

In Conversation With Zila Khan

(This article is sponsored by TadmorLaw)
"Sufism is about understanding the other person's point of view," says Zila Khan who is a rising star in the world of Sufi music. Daughter of the legendary Sitar Maestro Ustad Vilayat Khan, she talked to Lokvani about her life and her music. [more]

Technology - Quantifying Performance Using Human Function Signatures: Part II

With human engaged products, it might be a good idea to consider the human as early in the design process as possible. This would lead to deeper design insight, fewer prototype iterations and subsequently a better product delivered to the market faster. Here is how it can be done for a total knee replacement system. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
What is Aish doing at Bachchan family puja in Varnasi? Is she part of Bachachan family? [more]

Chinmaya Maruthi Raises Over $375K

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
Over 375,000 dollars was raised in a single evening thanks to generosity of the patrons and the matching fund provide by leading entrepreneurs including Dwarkanath, Deshpande and others. [more]

Light Music & Variety Show By NETS

New England Tamil Sangam hosted an evening of talent featuring light music by Meena Sundaram and group and classical music and dance by students of Aparna Balaji, Ranjani Saigal, Jayashree Bala Rajamani and Durga Krishnan. [more]

Muzaffar Ali Visits Boston

The Aligarh Alumni Association of New England, (AAANE) recently organized a dinner evening with Mr. Muzaffar Ali. It was an extremely successful, interactive and engaging event. [more]

Merger Of Non-Profits

THRIVE, a NGO that works to provide access to primary education, basic healthcare and sustainable economic development to rural villages in India announced that they are now joining the Next Generation Foundation (NGF). [more]

Kerala Center Honors Seven At Banquet Gala

Seven prominent individuals were honored at the 14th annual awards banquet gala for their outstanding achievements in their field of specialization or for their service to the society during a colorful ceremony on Saturday, November 11, 2006 at the Indian American Kerala Civic and Cultural Center, Elmont, NY. [more]

Delta Launches Nonstop Flight From JFK To Mumbai

During a solemn ceremony organized by the Delta Airlines, KingFisher Airlines and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at the Double Tree Hotel in Manhattan on November 1, 2006, in the presence of Indian American community and business leaders, local government officials and media persons, it was officially announced that Delta Airlines would start nonstop flight from New York's John F. Kennedy airport to Mumbai beginning this month. [more]

The Importance Of Writing A Will - Have You Written One?

What happens to your personal property and the custody of your minor children if you pass away suddenly without a Will? What steps you need to do to prepare your will? What is a living will ? What do you need to to do to keep your Will up-to-date? Attend this seminar organized by Vision-Aid on December 9th, 2006 at Lexington, MA to know more about it. [more]

Cirque De Magic By Simon Winthrop At MIT

As part of Art of Living's Silver Jubilee celebrations, world-famous magician, Simon Winthrop along with Cirque-Style performers from Las Vegas will feature in an exciting and entertaining Magical Performance 'Cirque de Magic' on December 9th at 12:00 pm at MIT's Kresge Auditorium. [more]

Global Indus Technovators Awards (GITA) 2006

Indian Business Club @ MIT and Sangam proudly present The 4th Annual Global Indus Technovators Awards on December 4th. Come and find out who the winners are! [more]

IAFPE-NE To Host 24th National Convention In Cambridge

Indian American Forum for Political Education will hold its 24th National Convention at the Hyatt Regency, in Cambridge, MA on Saturday, December 2, 2006 with talks by Sen. Kerry, Rep. Frank, Capuano, Meehan, Delahunt and State Representatives Barve, Chivukula, Dandekar and others. Don't miss it! [more]

ISW Community Directory 2006

ISW will be publishing the 5th edition of the directory listing over 2000 families living in Central Massachusetts and surrounding communities. Here is how you get your free copy! [more]

Harvard University Organizes Literature And Language Series

The Outreach Committee at the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies will explore the languages and literature in India through a series of sixteen lectures spanning from 2006 through 2008. The first of the series is in Sanskrit on December 9th, 2006. [more]

"Funeral March" Marks 22nd Anniversary Of Bhopal Disaster

Greater Boston Coalition for Justice in Bhopal members will march downtown Saturday carrying black coffins and shrouded bearers, as part of a nationwide action on the anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster, the world's worst industrial catastrophe. On Sunday, December 3rd, Dr. KumKum Modwel, a former doctor for Union Carbide in Bhopal who quit due to safety concerns, will be speaking at MIT from 3-5 pm. [more]

Nritya Nipuna: Neesha Nathwani

Neesha Nathwani, daughter of Jitendra and Nutan Nathwani and resident of Chelmsford, MA, recently performed her Nritya Nipuna under the guidance of Smt. Jasmine Shah. [more]

Money Matters

Take a look at the currency and bullion rates. How is the Indian market performing? We have the answers. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Aseem Chandawardar, Ranganath Nayak and Bharath Venkataraman, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Guru

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
So how's the music of Guru? The CD cover features Abhishek shorn of all facial hair and very simply made-up Aishwarya Rai. The movie also stars Madhavan, Vidya Balan and Mithun Chakraborty. [more]

Book Preview - Bangalore Tiger

Bangalore Tiger is the story of Wipro's transformation and its impact on the tech services industry and the rules of global competition. BusinessWeek senior writer Steve Hamm takes you inside the halls of this transnational phenomenon to reveal the true secrets of Wipro's superior business: its people, principles, and core competencies. [more]

AAH! Jalapenos!

A Jalapeno special. Send in your favorite recipes for the holidays. [more]

Akashvani - Column On Astrology

This fortnight check to see what the stars are in store for you! [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Virender Sehwag, India's stand-in-captain for the rest of India's ODI series against South Africa, has appealed to fans to maintain their faith and that India would come back in the best-of-four contest. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Dont tickle! I am bearly able to laugh! [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me lay an invincible summer - Albert Camus. [more]

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Event Update
Friday - 12/1/06
Indian Life & Style Model Search
Bollywood and Bhangra DJ dance party
24K Home Price Reduction
Saturday - 12/2/06
The National Convention of Indian American Forum
2nd Annual Asian American Convinience Stores Association Convention
Workshop - Five Elements Healing Process by M]yuri Zonka of Penukonda, India
GarbaFest 2006
Sunday - 12/3/06
Yoga for Your Nose!
2nd Annual Asian American Convinience Stores Association Convention
Geeta Jayanti
Kaifi Aur Main / NY
Monday - 12/4/06
Satyanarayana Pooja by Pandit Srinivasa Shastr
The 4th Annual Global Indus Technovators Awards
Wednesday - 12/6/06
Free Health Stop
Saturday - 12/9/06
Christmas Event / ISW
Cirque de Magic - Magic Show by Simon Winthrop
VHP Satsang
Sanskrit Language and the Literature
Wednesday - 12/13/06
Free Health Stop
Maximizing Opportunities for Success / TiE-Win
Thursday - 12/14/06
Art of Living - Part I Course
What Every Entrepreneur Must Know To Get Started
Friday - 12/15/06
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Saturday - 12/16/06
Origins of Yoga
Christmas and New Year Celebrations / KANE
Wednesday - 12/20/06
Free Health Stop
Monday - 12/25/06
International Gujrati Brahman Mahasabha
Wednesday - 12/27/06
Free Health Stop
Saturday - 12/30/06
Ram Parivar Abhishekam
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