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Our Voice And Yours

Lokvani's local calendar is the most popular place to advertise your event. Check it out! [more]

Lokvani Talks To Prajit Dutta

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Prajit K. Dutta, a Professor of Economics at Columbia University, is the Managing Partner in the Arts India group of companies that owns three Indian Art galleries. He spoke to Lokvani about Indian art and gave pointers on purchasing art pieces. [more]

In Conversation With Delxi Fernandez

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Born in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico, Delxi Fernandez came to the United States at the age of 2 and has lived here since then. She is now a realtor at Century 21 Sager at Lowell and has a large Indian American clientele. [more]

Technology Planning For Small- And Medium-Sized Businesses

Two important questions to ask as a small business planning to invest in technology are "How long will it take to recover my investment in hardware and software" and "Am I doing more at a lower cost per unit". [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Esha Deol says her mother, Hema Malini, is sometimes more like a sister who asks for fashion tips. Deol, in turn, asks her famous actress mother for career advice. "Mom switches between being a mom, a sister and a friend, from time to time. [more]

Asian American Commissioners Sworn In At State House

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
Ramesh Advani and Neelam Wali were sworn in as Commissioners as part of the newly established Asian American Commission(AAC). Ravi Sakhuja one of the original AAC members was present. Asha Ramesh from the treasurer's office was part of the organizing team. [more]

South Asian Art History - In Memory Of Prashant H. Fadia

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Husain's Mahabharata - Part I
The epic's pageantry and monumentality are ideally suited to my style and temperament. In its cinernaxopic dimensions, what had impressed me the most was its psychological drama - how its characters contended with fate.

Over 150 Dancers Participate In Nrityanjali

The Youth Cultural and Education Program wing of the Sri Lakshmi Temple provides extensive support for artists by including arts as part of different prayer events. Thai Vellikazhami, Nrityanjali, and a fabulous upcoming Veena, Venu Violin concert are part of the effort. [more]

HSS 5th Annual Family Camp - An Event Of Enlightenment

During the weekend of February 16-18, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh held its fifth annual family camp at the Sadhu Vaswani Center in Dracut, MA. [more]

MIT Natya Bharatanatyam Show - A Real Treat!

MIT students, Jayathi Jayakumar, Radha Kalluri, Samiksha and Shriddha Nayak, Amrita Saigal, Jayodita Sanghvi, Gayathri Srinivasan, Chandini Valiathan and Charulekha Varadarajan, presented a stunning Bharatanatyam Margam. Anila Sinha emceed the show. [more]

LearnQuest Hosts Indian Classical Music Conference 2007

If classical music is your passion, you’re in for a real treat! From Friday, April 6th to Sunday, April 8th, LearnQuest Academy of Music will host a three-day Indian Classical Music Conference (Sangeet Sammelan) at the Fine Arts Center of Regis College in Weston, MA. [more]

Meru Foundation And MIT Samskritam Presents Sanskrit And Tamil Language And Literature

Meru Education Foundation and MIT Samskritam present two Lectures by Dr. Rajalakshmi Srinivasan on Sanskrit and Tamil Language and Literature on February 24th and March 3rd. Both events are free to the public [more]

Hindu Chaplain Installed At UMass Dartmouth

In one of the unique events that took place in the history of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Swami Yogatmananda was installed as the Hindu Chaplain of the University. [more]

IAFPE-NE 2007 Summer Political Internship Program

Since 1994, IAFPE has sponsored nearly 100 college students for its Summer Political Internship Program. In its twelve year, the program is stronger than ever. [more]

S3IDF's Social Merchant Bank: Redefining Sustainability

What exactly is involved in "teaching a man or woman to fish" in contemporary society? S3IDF is working to answer this question through the creative linkages of financing, technology and business know-how. [more]

Naturalization - Do You Want To Vote In The Next U.S. Presidential Election?

If your answer is "yes", and you are not a U.S. citizen you must first go through the process of 'Naturalization' with the U.S. Immigration Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). [more]

Lively Debate On "Special Economic Zones In India" Held At Asia Society

A lively parliamentary debate by members of both the Lower and the Upper Houses of Indian Parliament was a rare treat to a group of nearly a hundred business leaders and media persons on February 13, 2007 at Asia Society. [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, Nihal Gowravaram, Niket Gowravaram, Anupa Manjunatha, Samita Mohanasundaram, Kavitha Muralidharan, Madhavi Muralidharan, Malhar Teli and Niharika Yerneni. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - This Is Me: Sunali Rathod

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
"This is Me" blends the elements of jazz (namely the piano and saxophone music evident in the entire soundtrack) and hip hop with soulful Hindi lyrics. [more]

Film Review - Babul

Baabul also brings up the topic of "sati", an outlawed practiced in which a widow would be burned with her husband at his funeral. "Sati is still being practiced today," said Bachan, refering to his daughter-in-law and sister Baabul tells viewers that a widow is like any other woman; she also has a right to be loved and live happily. [more]

Recipes - C Is For Cumin, Cardamom, Coriander, Cinnamon And Clove

All these essential spices are a must in most Indian cooking. [more]

Astrology - What Is In It For You This Fortnight

Check out your forecast! [more]

Jokes, Jokes And Jokes

Laughter is the best medicine! [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

India captain Mithali Raj believes her team can carry forward its winning momentum from last year's Asia Cup into the upcoming quadrangular series in Chennai. But she feels world champions Australia remain a real threat to that momentum along with England and New Zealand in the four-cornered event. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Can you guess this place? [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
February is Black History month.
Nothing good ever comes of violence - Martin Luther.

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