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Baby Hindustani
Peabody Essex Musem
Cine Plaza Movies
Sounds of India
Aap Ka Manoranjan
Pradeep K. Audho
Dinesh Tanna
Nila Rakhit
Darshana Patel, CPA
Satya Mitra, EA, ATA, CFP
Feel Well Rehab Clinics
Billerica Medical
Trupti Patel, Esq.
Richard Costa, Esq.
Clark H. Siddiqui, Esq.
Neil K. Sherring, Esq.
Monique Kornfeld, Esq.
Vakili Karimi, Esq.
Tadmor & Tadmor, LLP
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
Mysore Veggie
B. D. Nayak, Architect
Minuteman Technical Services, Inc.
Shriji Weddings & Mandaps
Deccan Sajjawat
Copper Pages
Aalok International
Annie Diamonds
Indira International
Hakoba Sarees
Kay Pee Jewelers
Raj Jewelers
Madan Travel
Our Voice And Yours

It is holiday time but also of giving. Please donate generously to causes that are close to you and make a difference. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Sabita Singh

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"I consider a judgeship to be the highest honor in the legal profession. I consider a judge to be an ambassador to the public and hence it is a wonderful position to be in," says Sabita Singh, who was recently appointed the first Judge of South Asian origin in Massachusetts. [more]

In Conversation With Lakshmi Narayan And Maianna Von Hipppel

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
"We believe in our product and we hope not only to promote but help in preserving this beautiful art of the Lambanis through our company Village India Arts, Inc." - Founders Lakshmi Narayan and Maianna Von Hippel. [more]

Technology: Featured In 2006 - Part I

Interesting technology articles shed light on a wide variety of topics including Understanding The Molecular Basis Of Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion Diseases, Rainwater Harvesting, Critical Role Of ICT In The New Global Economy, Mosquitoes Inspire Painless Blood Collection Method, Portable Audio Players, Nanotechnology Advances The State-of-Art In Gas Sensing, SiC Wafer Polishing With Gas Cluster Ion Beams, Systems Biology and others. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Preity Zinta will be examined as witness-in-chief regarding the case actress filed against a tabloid. The case is pertaining to the alleged taped conversation between actors Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai in which her name was mentioned in an objectionable manner. [more]

24th IAFPE National Convention A Huge Success

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
The 24th IAFPE National Convention hosted by the New England Chapter on December 2, 2006 was a huge success with more than 300 people in attendance.

Kaifi Aur Main - Theatre At Its Best

The journey of the love of Shaukat and Kaifi Azmi and the soulful melodious voice of Jaswant Singh held the audience so rapt that we collectively were enthralled. A masterly performance by turns, at once witty, poetic and engaging. [more]

Indian Business Club Honors 2006 Indus Technovators

Dr. Adam Rasheed (GE), Dr. Rajeev Ram (MIT), Dr. Aref Chowdhury (Lucent), Dr. Krishna Kumar (Tufts University), Dr. Shiladitya Sengupta (Harvard), Dr. Anita Goel (Nanobiosym), Mr. Sameer Sawarkar (Neurosynaptic Communications), Dr.Vikram Akula (SKS Microfinance), Dr. Anuj Batra (Texas Instruments) and Dr. Rajit Manohar (Achronix Semiconductor) were among the Ten South Asian Innovators and Entrepreneurs who received The 2006 Global Indus Technovators Awards from the Indian Business Club at MIT. [more]

It's Now Kids Turn

It's Now Kids Turn! That was the feeling of the audience at the Chinmaya Maruthi, Andover, MA on a recent fall evening. This time it was 9 kids aged between 5 and 12 years, showcasing their musical talents. [more]

58th Anniversary Of Declaration Of Human Rights Celebration

A conference 'Human Rights: A Tool for Change in Massachusetts' commemorating the 58th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was held on Dec 10th, with Kumu Gupta as one of the speakers. [more]

All Brahmin Convention, Trade Show & Shubh-Milan

The Brahmin Society of New York is pleased to announce 'All Brahmin Convention, Trade Show & Shubh-Milan' with an early registration deadline of January 31, 2007. [more]

UNH Professor Venkatachalam Honored For Excellence In Research

A.R. 'Venky' Venkatachalam, Professor of Information Systems at the University of New Hampshire, has received the 2006 Excellence in Research Award from the university. [more]

Arjun Ramamurti, Madhavi Gavini, Sagar Indurkhya And Vijay Jain Receive National Honors At Siemens Competition

Madhavi Gavini (Columbus, MS), Arjun Ramamurti (Lexington, MA), Sagar Indurkhya (Durham, NC) and Vijay Jain (New Hyde Park, NY) received $50K, $40K, $40K and $30K, respectively, as individual and team winners at the 2006-07 Siemens Competition. [more]

Lahari Indian Film Music Nite - A Preview

On January 20th 2007, Lahari will present a mix of foot tapping and entertaining Indian film music, from classic to contemporary times, in Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu. Lahari has been delighting audiences with their melodious and lively music for over five years. Purchase your tickets now! [more]

Appeal: Saraswati Mandir In New Hampshire In Danger Of Closing Down

Saraswati Mandir in New Hampshire is more than just being a place of worship. The temple is in danger of closing down. The temple is organizing an OPEN HOUSE this Sunday December 17th at 10 am to let the larger Hindu community know about the trouble it is facing to look for possible solutions. [more]

Rents Are Rising, Rental Inventory Has Shrunk Significantly.......But Prices Have Softened. Is Now The Time To Invest?

A housing-price drop would not be bad for everyone. In fact, many canny real-estate investors have been hoping for just such a hit. "You can make a fortune in a falling market." [more]

Founder Ravi Kuchimanchi On 15 Years Of AID

"Windows of opportunity to do something meaningful opened when it became possible to identify villages without schools, wells and electricity, collect donations from well-meaning individuals and find collaborators in India with whose partnership projects in education, rural development, health etc could be taken up." [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, Janani Baskaran, Somnath Chattopadhyay, Mukkai Krishnamoorthy, Samita Mohanasundaram, Kavitha Muralidharan, Madhavi Muralidharan, Sarthak Pani, Anjelie Patidar and Bharath Venkataraman. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Kabul Express

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
With songs like Banjar and Kabul Fiza, this album is sure to appeal to many because of its unusual remix. [more]

Book Review - Saturday Morning Omelettes

An immigrant story and the conflict that arises when you meet new cultures and the thought process that undergoes a change in individuals when faced with such a conflict. [more]

It Is The Season....For Desserts!

Some Christmas Spirit for the holidays! Yum! [more]


See what is in store for you this fortnight! [more]

Pi Tech Magazine - An Initiative Of Pan IIT

Pi Tech Magazine is an initiative of Pan IIT, which is a global alumni organization of all the seven Indian Institutes of Technology ( IITs ) . [more]

Sketch - Honoring Sunita Williams

A sketch by Mahendra Shah honoring Sunita Williams! [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Anil Kumble has happy memories of the Wanderers, and he urged his team-mates to be positive in the build-up to the first Test which starts on Friday. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Nature at its best! [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
"Animals cannot speak, but can you and I not speak for them and represent them? Let us all feel their cry of agony and let us all help that cry to be heard in the world" - Rukmini Devi Arundale. [more]

Donate To Local Charities

December is the time for giving and receiving gifts. Donate to local charities through Lokvani. [more]

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Event Update
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
Indira Sari Sale
Srichakra Pooja
Traditional Xmas Celebrations / NEMA
Sunday - 12/17/06
Indira Sari Sale
Miraculous Intervention!!!
Wednesday - 12/20/06
Free Health Stop
Monday - 12/25/06
International Gujrati Brahman Mahasabha
Wednesday - 12/27/06
Free Health Stop
Friday - 12/29/06
Bollywood/ Bhangra party - End of Year 2006 Special!
Saturday - 12/30/06
Ram Parivar Abhishekam
Sunday - 12/31/06
Vishnu Sahasranamam (Archana)
New Year Party / IARI
New Year Eve Party Celebration 2006 / UIA
Ultimate Desi New Year Party / Bombay Mahal
New Year Eve Party / Mysore Veggie
New year Eve Party / Patidar Samaj
New Year Eve Part / IAMV
New Year Eve Party / North Attleboro Indian Asso.
Sai Bhandara & Palki Utsav 2007
New Years Eve Party
Sunday - 1/7/07
Pravasi Bhartiya Divas
Saturday - 1/13/07
Makar Samkranti
Indira Sari Sale
Sunday - 1/14/07
Indira Sari Sale
Thursday - 1/18/07
Bay Chamber Concerts & Ragamala Music and Dance Theater
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