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Our Voice And Yours

Lokvani wishes all its readers a very Happy New Year! [more]

Featured Personalities Of 2006 - Part 1

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Featured personalities of 2006 - Part 1. [more]

In Conversation With 2006 Personalities - Part 1

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Conversations of 2006 - Part 1. [more]

Technology: Featured In 2006 - Part II

Interesting technology articles shed light on a wide variety of topics including Multidetector CT Angiography, Management of Breast Cancer, Digital Pen Revolution, Business Intelligence, Risk Management, Seating Conmfort Design, Arsenic Crisis, Wrinkle Free Products Using Deep Drawing and others. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Aishwarya Rai is set to wed Abhishek Bachchan. Is it rumor or news. This issue also skims over 2006 bollywood news. [more]

NetSAP Hosts Holiday Gala

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
The Boston Chapter of the Network of South Asian Professionals (NetSAP-Boston) held its annual holiday gala celebration and Executive Board Election at News Restaurant and Lounge in the heart of Boston's Downtown. [more]

Magic Show By Simon Winthrop Defies Gravity

With more than 800 people in attendance, the magic show by Simon Winthrop for the Art of Living Foundation was a show of a lifetime! [more]

Durga Krishnan Presents A Lecture On Origin And Development Of The Veena At The MFA

Amid the many musical instruments displayed in the showcases of the Musical Instruments Gallary at MFA in Boston, Mrs. Durga Krishnan invited by Mr. Darcey Kuronen (the curator of the instruments) spoke on the Origin and Development of the Veena (India’s national instrument). [more]

Anil Agrawal Receives Udyog Rattan And Man Of The Year Award

Anil Agrawal, President, CIMCON Software has been honored with the prestigious "Udyog Rattan Award" and "Man of the Year Award" by the Institute of Economic Studies for his valuable contribution to the economic and industrial development of India. [more]

Opinion - Why Do Indians Living Abroad Return To India

India today, has a better infrastructure, better shopping malls and better facilities like in USA and other western countries.The lifestyle of an average Indian has improved tremendously over the decade. Even the houses are built with all the facilities like those in the western countries. [more]

Trust Established For Teaching Bhajan Singing

Vitthal Bhakta, a well-known and popular singer from Massachusetts recently inaugurated a unique trust. The trust named "Shree Deviben Bhakta Charitable Trust" is an educational trust about Bhajan Sangeet. [more]

Rajan Zed Selected For The Board Of Directors Of Nevada World Trade Council

Rajan Zed of Reno, Nevada, has been selected for the Board of Directors of Nevada World Trade Council (NEWTRAC), Nevada's international trade organization. [more]

A New Year Brings New Opportunities For Ayurvedic Students Across The Globe!

The Hindu University of America and the California College of Ayurveda partner to offer a Masters Degrees in Ayurveda. [more]

Upcoming New Year's Eve Parties

With the New Year around the corner, here is a list of all the upcoming New Year Eve Parties in town! [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, Uday Kiran Chaka, Somnath Chattopadhyay, Rahul Dev, Kavitha Muralidharan, Madhavi Muralidharan and Bharath Venkataraman. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
A recap of Music reviews of 2006. [more]

Book Reviews Of 2006

Catch up on your holiday reading. [more]

Film Reviews Of 2006

Collection of film reviews of 2006 - Part 1. [more]

Time Tested Recipes

A collection of recipes from 2006 - Part 1. [more]


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

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Bad light brought an early stoppage to play, and only 30 minutes of play were possible after the tea break. India added ten runs to their tea total, finishing the day on 103 for 3 as more than 30 overs of play were lost. [more]

Poem: Happy New Year!

A poem on Happy New Year by Swami Chidanand Saraswati. [more]

Photo Gallery

Snapshots of in and around New England. [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. ~ Oprah Winfrey. [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 - 12/29/06
Bollywood/ Bhangra party - End of Year 2006 Special!
Saturday - 12/30/06
Ram Parivar Abhishekam
Give, Reflect and Celebrate
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
New Year Coundown Party - 2007!
Free MATH/SAT Consulting
New Year
Sunday - 1/7/07
Pravasi Bhartiya Divas
Free MATH/SAT Consulting
Tuesday - 1/9/07
Art of Living - Part I Course
Thursday - 1/11/07
Indian dance and yoga for school age children
Saturday - 1/13/07
Bala Mela - Makar Samkranti / HSS
Makar Sankrant / NEMM
Indira Sari Sale
Sunday - 1/14/07
Indira Sari Sale
Free MATH/SAT Consulting
Thursday - 1/18/07
Bay Chamber Concerts & Ragamala Music and Dance Theater
Beat The Winter Doldrums - January Party
Book Discussion: “The Inheritance of Loss” by Kiran Desai (2006)
Friday - 1/19/07
Bay Chamber Concerts & Ragamala Music and Dance Theater
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
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