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Our Voice And Yours

Indian scientist heads group that shares Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore. It is Navaratri and time to celebrate and dance. [more]

Lokvani Talks To Tahir Hamid Choudary

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
President & CEO of NeuroDyne Medical Corp., CEO of myVillage, Inc., President of PAGB and on the Board of OPEN, Tahir Choudary wears many hats. [more]

In Conversation With Ben Zander, Ms. Kurkowicz And Shirish Korde

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Need a gentle introduction to Western classical? "Boston Philharmonics' Svara Yantra, a blend of Raga Misra Pilu and Kerwani with western elements may be the answer," says Maestro Zander, the conductor who is delighted to conduct the piece composed by Prof. Shirish Korde.Shows are on Oct 18,20 & 21. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Aishwarya Rai will appear in a Tamil movie, no points for guessing the name of the movie. Her forth coming Hindi release 'Jodha Akbar' opposite Hrithik Roshan will be dubbed and released in Tamil. [more]

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

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Akshara Dham - A Modern Wonder
How often is a wonder of the world created? Not often. This wonder is a tribute to the spirit of volunteerism. It was built in just five years by over 11,000 volunteers offering over 300 million volunteer hours.

Boston Bhangra Competition 2007

Chakde Phate!! If you like Bhangra, Boston will be the place to be in November. Boston Bhangra, Inc. is hosting their 4th Annual Boston Bhangra Competition on Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 5:30 pm. [more]

Sonu Nigam At Harvard President's Inauguration

On Friday October 12th, Sonu Nigam performed as part of the inauguration ceremonies of Harvard University's new president, Drew Faust. Harvard Sangeet also organized an informal meet and greet event with Sonu Nigam. [more]

East Meets West - With The Saxophone In The Middle

NEHTI YCEP presented a fabulous concert featuring local stars, Tara Anand, Durga Krishnan, Mali and Pravin along with a young saxophonist Prasant Radhakrishnan, an Indian American youngster making waves in the world of Carnatic music and Jazz. [more]

Akshaya Patra Gala - A Resounding Success

The inaugural Food for Education Gala for the Akshaya Patra Foundation had an impressive guest list with over 250 first and second generation community leaders. The event helped raise funds for a great cause. [more]

Emergent India

The MIT-India program, under the leadership of Tuli Banerjee and Deepti Nijhawan, hosted a one-day conference "Emergent India" on September 21, 2007 with more than thirty experts in the areas of energy, education, cultural exchange, microfinance and urban planning. [more]

Sunita Williams Visits Museum Of Science

NASA astronaut and Needham, MA native, Sunita Williams visits the Museum of Science. [more]

Green Is In - Emerging Opportunities In Energy And Cleantech

Four business models Google Bus for Boston, Energy Doctor, Green Mortgage/Green Financing and Competitions and Community Contests were proposed as part of Green is In - A Workshop on Emerging Opportunities in Energy and Cleantech, which was held at Tufts University on October 13, 2007. [more]

First New England Bathukamma Festival

New England Telangana Association celebrated the Bathukamma festival and Telangana Liberation day with great jubilation and joy at Hopkinton State Park in Hopkinton. [more]

PAGB Celebrates Chand Raat With Splendor

The Ladies of the Pakistani Association of Greater Boston celebrated Chand Raat dressed in finery and tons of entertainment. Chand Raat, which means 'night of the moon' in the Urdu/Hindi language, marks the end of Ramadan and the start of Eid ul Fitr. [more]

Education And Entertainment - Carnatic Style

MITHAS and MIT Swara presented a lec-dem by Rohan Krishnamurthy, a young Indian American Mridangam virtuoso on Oct. 6 followed by a thrilling concert with the violin maestro T.N. Krishnan on Oct 7. Rohan was recently invited to meet the President of India. [more]

The Indigenous Art Movement

TiE Social Entrepreneurship group and Mass-Art along with NetSAP sponsored an event focusing on the indigenous arts on 11th of October at Mass-Art. Madhubani Paintings by Sunanda Sahay and art work of Manika Srivastav were also on display. [more]

IAGB / Princeton Review / Lokvani - College Admissions Seminar

Applying to colleges can be very imposing and at times challenging for both high school students and their parents. To help you through this process, the India Association of Greater Boston in association with The Princeton Review and Lokvani.com has organized a Free College Admissions Seminar on Nov. 17. [more]

Meru Foundation Presents Melodious Hindustani Music By Madhup Mudgal

Madhup Mudgal is a leading Indian classical vocalist of the present generation. He has received several awards, which include the Sanskriti Award and the prestigious Padma Shri from the President of India for his contribution to the field of Hindustani music in 2006. [more]

Jaahnavii - A Fountainhead For Sanskrit Revival

For me, the turning point of the camp was the message - "As with people, you can either respect or love languages. Respect causes you to bow down and revere from a distance, whereas love elevates you and envelops you in its warm embrace. Which of these do you want Sanskrit to be?" [more]

Understanding Life Insurance Beneficiary Designations

The owner of a life insurance policy has a great deal of flexibility in naming beneficiaries and can generally name anyone he or she chooses. When making beneficiary decisions, it is important to ensure that the wishes of the policyowner are fulfilled and that legal complications are avoided. [more]

Your Soul's Compass: What Is Spiritual Guidance

Here are the answers to 10 questions by the author regarding her latest book: Your Soul's Compass - What Is Spiritual Guidance. [more]

Anagha Deshpande's Arangetram

Only a fourth grader, Anagha formerly a resident of MA had her Arangetram in Arizona. Anagha dazzled the audience with her performance. Her uncle Dr. Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande gave the welcome speech. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up and purchase tickets for the events during this upcoming fortnight including Gurjar Garba, International Mushaira, Malladi Brothers, T.N. Seshagopalan carnatic vocal and Madhup Mudgal hindustani vocal concerts.. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Janani Baskaran, Aseem Chandawarkar, Nihal Gowravaram, Niket Gowravaram, Prabhakar Nadkarni, Dhruv Ramanujan and Mukund Seshadri, who was the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for kids and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Kannamoochi Enadaa

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Director Priya V., Lyricist Thamarai and Composer Yuvan Shankar Raja who gave us some first-rate music in Kanda Naal Mudhal are back together for Kannamoochi Enadaa. The film is expected to have a Diwali release. [more]

Recipes - T Is For Turmeric

We all know about the amazing healing properties of turmeric, a fighting antioxidant-rich spice that has been hailed as a defense against both cancer and Alzheimer's. [more]

Laugh A While - Jokes

Peter is buying a TV. "Do you have color TVs?"
"Sure." "Give me a green one, please."

Photo Of The Fortnight

New England Best tourist attraction - Fall Foliage! We invite readers to share their fall foliage photos. [more]

Thought For The Day

(This article is sponsored by epuja)
Point to ponder! A wise saying from Alan Watts. [more]

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Event Update
Friday - 10/19/07
Zubeidaa - A Shyam Benegal Film / MFA
Navratri - Garba / Gurjar
Ustad Shahid Parvez - Sitar Mehfil
Durga Ashtami
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community
Matas Jagrata
Photography Exhibit
Saturday - 10/20/07
Annual International Mushaira
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero - A Shyam Benegal Film / MFA
Don Krishnaswami, violist
Navratri - Garba / Gurjar
22 Hours Basic Yoga Training
Sai Palki and Bhandara Utsav
Vidwan Sri H. K. Narasimha Murthy - Carnatic Violin Concert
"Chirutha" Grand Return to Boston on Sat, Oct 20 3:15 PM at West Boylston Cinema
Savita Devi - Live in COncert
Photography Exhibit
Sunday - 10/21/07
Free Math / Science / MCAS / SAT Consulting
Manthan - A Shyam Benegal Film / MFA
Vijaya Dashmi
Monday - 10/22/07
Breathe Better! Yoga for Your Nose
Thursday - 10/25/07
Purnima - Satyanarayan Puja & Katha
Choice Meal Program For Older Adults in Indian Community / Diwali Special
Photography Exhibit
Friday - 10/26/07
Sharad Purnima Celebrations with Garba / Patidar Samaj
Malladi Brothers / Natyanjali
Residential Yoga Program
Photography Exhibit
Saturday - 10/27/07
Diwali Cultural Program / ISW
Sharad Purnima Garba & Raas
Annual Performance
Sitar and Tabla
Photography Exhibit
Sunday - 10/28/07
Free Math / Science / MCAS / SAT Consulting
MITHAS: T.N. Seshagopalan, Carnatic Vocal
Monday - 10/29/07
Karwa Chauth Celebration
Sankashta Hara Chaturthi
SNEH Karwa Chauth
Thursday - 11/1/07
KhelMel Children
Saturday - 11/3/07
Diwali Puja / ISW
Diwali Cruise 2007 - New York City
Yoga Day / SVC
Silk Road Gala
Vishwa Samskrita Dinam Celebrations
Celebrate Diwali - Indian Americans of Lexington
Diwali Celebration / CVHTS
Sunday - 11/4/07
Diwali Dinner / Patidar Samaj
Diwali Cruise 2007
Free Math / Science / MCAS / SAT Consulting
Diwali / UIA
Diwali Dinner & Entertainment
Hindustani Vocal Recital by Madhup Mudgal
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