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Lokvani Talks To Harvard Dean Narayanamurti

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"In the 21st century Engineering will be the Liberal Art," says Narayanamurti, who is the Dean of the School of Engineering at Harvard University. He talked to Lokvani about engineering education and had advice for students ready to apply to colleges. [more]

In Conversation With Shatrughan Sinha

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
MP and Bollywood star Shatrughan Sinha was in Newton to introduce Prayas, a wonderful NGO that has over 227 centers dedicated to providing safe haven for neglected and disadvantaged street children in India. He spoke to Lokvani about his life in the films, his work as a cabinet minister and his passion to make a difference in the lives of the disadvantaged. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Shahid Kapoor's love life is once agian under the scanner. So, who's the lucky girl? Watch the trailer of Kismet Konnection and Contract. [more]

Music Arangetram: Avinash Shukla

(This article is sponsored by Maharishi Academy of Total Knowledge)
Avinash, son of Dr. Pradeep and Sunita Shukla and student of well-known Carnatic Classical Music exponent and teacher Smt. Aparna Balaji presented a debut performance, a Musical Arangetram featuring Carnatic Vocal music under the auspices of Abhyaas Academy of Music. [more]

Finding The Right Dance Or Music Teacher

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
So once you have picked an art form to teach, how do you find the right teacher? Who are the good teachers in the area? Here is some advice. [more]

Dance Arangetram: Sweta Athilat

Shweta entered the stage with a warm, bright smile, cheerful eyes, and rhythmic footwork. From that moment on, the performance was an immense success! [more]

Raas Garba & Folk Dance Competition

Do not miss this opportunity to watch amazing dances performed by first place winners from all regions as part of the 28th Raas Garba & Folk Dance Competition in Lowell, MA on July 26th. Order your tickets right here! [more]

Asha Launches Work An Hour

Asha for Education, a global non-profit organization dedicated to the education of poor and marginalized children in India, launched its 11th Annual Work An Hour (WAH) campaign on July 15th, revolving around a theme of rural empowerment: "Empowering Rural India". [more]

UANA's 10th Annual Convention

The Uttarakhand Association of North America (UANA) ™ held their annual convention in grand style on July 19, 2008 at Boston, MA. [more]

Confluence: A Festival Of Hope

This unique event "Confluence: A Festival of Hope" weaved together Indian culture and spiritual wisdom into a beautiful tapestry revealing the colors of hope. [more]

Asian Festival - 2008

Under the leadership of Sahdev and Caroline Passey the Asian American community in the Worcester area presented a grand Asian food and cultural festival. [more]

Bhin Golardho Introduces Yunus To The Community

Bhin Golardo along with the Bangladeshi Students Association at MIT presented a talk by Mohammad Yunus and arranged a social for Yunus to meet the South Asian Community. [more]

IIT Bombay Alumni Pledge $7 Million At Golden Jubilee Conference In New York

Distinguished alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, Romesh Wadhwani, gifted his alma mater $5 million at the IIT Bombay Golden Jubilee Conference 2008, held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel Times Square in New York City last weekend [more]

ISW And IAGB To Celebrate Independence Day

Over fifteen thousand people are expected to attend the celebration of India's independence organized by ISW (August 10) and IAGB (August 17). The central attractions are cultural programs showcasing the various talented music and dance groups in the area. There will also be food stalls, vendors and community information booths at the venues. [more]

Congressman Jim McGovern To Serve On Advisory Board For The Akshaya Patra Foundation

Congressman McGovern, who has earned a strong reputation as a champion of human rights and is committed to reducing hunger and poverty in the developing world, will serve as an honorary member of the foundation's advisory board. [more]

Kerala Center Honors Dr. Thomas Abraham And Varghese Kalathil

Attended by nearly 300 people from across the New York Tri-state, the event was a way of celebrating the achievements and contributions of Kerala Center over the past two decades. [more]

Maharishi Effect Research Assessment Of Causality

How do we know that the TM and TM-Sidhi program is responsible for observed reductions in crime rate? Find out! [more]

The New Philanthropy - New Models For Social Impact

New approaches to charitable giving have changed the way organizations address social issues in the past. A panel discussion at the IIT Bombay Golden Jubilee event in New York highlighted some of these efforts. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events during this upcoming fortnight including Shishu Bharati, Raas Garba & Folk Dance Competition, Vivekananda Family Camp, Mathru Devo Bhava, Nayaki-The Poetic Journey, Krishna Bhakti Mala, The Dhananjayans and Anish Kapoor Exhibition. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Siddharth Annaldasula, Somnath Chattopadhyay and Shailesh Goregaokar, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
This is a lively collection of songs and offers more than youthful enthusiasm. It doesn't have the star quality of Lagaan or Dil Se but offers a great mix of new voices, unique musical styles and effective lyrics. [more]

Movie Review - Khuda Ke Liye

After one week of film's release, Shoaib Mansoor was reported getting threats from the religious extremists to stop the showing of the movie. He was provided with special security on the orders of Prime Minister of Pakistan. [more]

Book Review: Rama Sethu

The book is a timely and comprehensive treatise on a topic of current global interest concerning the preservation of a historic monument of great national heritage which, according to the author is a symbol of national unity. [more]

Catch Up On Your Summer Reading

Books that will keep you busy all summer ........Read and let us know what you think. [more]

Recipes - Summer Time

Cool Salads for hot summer days. Oops! Did I say Hot? Here comes the thunder, lightning and rain. Time for a witches brew! [more]

Laugh A While

Nurse: Doctor, there is an invisible man in your waiting room.
Doctor: Tell him I can't see him now. Next.

Shopping And Deals

We have a selection of health and beauty products. Take a look. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Gondola Time! [more]

Thought For The Day

From the Greatest Director of all times. [more]

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Saturday - 8/2/08
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Saturday - 8/9/08
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