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Our Voice And Yours

Summer is not too far away and there is a ton of happenings and people to meet. Enjoy the warmth of the best of Boston. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Desh And Jaishree Deshpande

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
After attaining superstar status in the world of entrepreneurship, Dr. Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande, along with his wife Jaishree has turned his attention to social entrepreneurship. They spoke to Lokvani about their life, their philanthropic work and shared the secrets to their phenomenal success. [more]

In Conversation With Pratibha Parmar

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
This UK based producer director of Nina's Heavenly Delight, a film that has been receiving rave reviews at film festivals around the world spoke to Lokvani about her life as a filmmaker and discussed the making of this film. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
There is speculation about Aishwarya Rai (Bachchan) having second thoughts about doing "Sarkar 2". What does director Ramu have to say about that? [more]

Boogie-Woogie Finalists To Compete In CT

(This article is sponsored by Copper Pages)
Finalists Chirag Shah, Shreya Arumugam, Nikita Minocha, Shalini Shah, Anisha Patel, Parth Naik, Luv Karia, Nilam Mistry, Bhambhani, Meghana Aggarwal and others from the MA and NH won Boogie Woogie preliminary competitions and will compete on Jun 3 for the right to represent New England at the National Dance Competition. [more]

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

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
What an unforgettable lesson I learned from the legend that day! What a simple yet effective way of explaining the most important aspect of our music, the GAMAKAS! - Durga Krishnan, teacher and exponent of Veena. [more]

Special Movie-Themed Program Of TAGB By Siva Reddy And Vijaya Lakshmi

The Telugu Association of Greater Boston (TAGB) presented a movie-themed entertainment program centered around music, dance and humor, to a capacity audience in Littleton on Sunday, 27th May 2007. [more]

The Buzzing Bee At NSF

Students from all over Massachusetts win NSF essay competition and excel in spelling, math, vocabulary and geography bees. [more]

Delightful Concert Raises Five Grand

A fabulous music concert by Saptaswar helps raise over $5k for Akshaya Patra, a charity that provides daily mid day lunches to 5,69,895 poor children in India. [more]

Harvard University Sings - Poetry India

Year after year young, established and some very popular poets recite poems at Harvard university in their native Indian language along with an English translation or synopsis. This year's event held on May 12, 2007 was truly inspiring. [more]

US India Biotech Summit

Karun Rishi, President, USA-India Chamber of Commerce, organized a US-India Biotech Summit on May 7, 2007 in which everyone agreed that for India to make a mark in this area, it needs to move from development of new processes to development of new molecules and emphasize research and development. [more]

Gurjar Celebrates 30th Anniversary

To celebrate the sucess, Gurjar is having an all day event at the Billerica High School, Billerica, MA on Saturday June 2, at 3 pm. Mela, Dandiya and much more. [more]

NEMA Proudly Presents - Summer In USA

New England Malayalee Association presents Summer in USA, a three hour entertainment program featuring comedy show, ganamela, enchanting dances and mindboggling magic show on June 3 in Marlborough, MA. [more]

Small World Big Sky In Association With NetSAP Presents Boston Premier On Tom Stoppard's Play

Following on the past successes with Bend it Like Auntie and Netsap Comedy Mela, NetSAP-Boston partners with Small World Big Sky to bring 'India Ink'. [more]

A Creative Approach To Teach Devnagari

Massachusetts native Subhash Sehgal has come up with a unique way to teach the Devnagari script to children. [more]

Bollywood Awards 2007

The Bollywood Movie Awards 2007 for outstanding achievements and performances in Indian cinema reeled out top Bollywood stars and glittering performances on May 26, 2007 at the Nassau Coliseum in New York. Present were Bipasha Basu, Vivek Oberoi, Arjun Rampal and others. [more]

Gandhian Philosopher Pleads For Peace Education

Professor Douglas Allen of University of Maine, arrested in September 2006 in front of Senator Olympia Snowe in Bangor, ME, described his experience at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as part of Patanjali Lecture series of the Center for Indic Studies on May 10 and 11. [more]

News From The Tristate

Round up of news from the Tristate area. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Boogie-Woogie Dance Competition Finals, Gurjar's 30th Anniversary Celebrations and Summer in USA Comedy Drama should be part of your entertainment this weekend! [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sandeep Bansal, Anindya Basu, Shailesh Goregaokar, Suhas Joglekar, Indira Nouduri and Niharika Yerneni. Here is one puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Mozhi (Tamil )

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
A refreshingly beautiful and melodious offering from Vidyasagar and Vairamuthu. Do you know the name of the only South Indian composer to have scored music for Hollywood? [more]

Film Review - Cheeni Kum

The relationship between Amitabh Bachchan - a cantankerous, perfectionist chef who lives with his mother and assiduously avoids going to the gym - and Tabu - a naturally-beautiful Delhiite with a mischievous streak who is on holiday in London - is charming and not at all disturbing. [more]

Book Review - Chasing Life

Nutritious eating and lots of exercise. Are those the only ways to achieve a long and healthy life? Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's health correspondent, explores the age old wish to live forever. [more]

Recipes - J Is For Jaggery

Jaggery, Gur, Brown cane sugar or call it by any other name. [more]

Money Matters

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

Jokes - It Is Graduation Day

It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days. [more]

Cartoon: Akshaya-Aishwarya Wedding

Ab Tum Hamari Bahu Ho! [more]

Cricket Corner - Howzzat

Expressing deep concern over the frequent breakdown of Indian bowlers, Dilip Vengsarkar, chairman of the selection committee, put the onus on John Gloster, the team's physio, and Greg King, the trainer, to keep the players in good condition. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Now this is a easy one to guess! [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
Words of Wisdom from Amartya Sen. [more]

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