Event Update

Friday - 12/12/08

Poornima - Shri.Sathyanarayana Swamy Abhishekam/Pooja

Saturday - 12/13/08

Indian Gospel Melodies Boston

PrabhaTara: Spirit of the morning star

NetSAP Annual Holiday Gala & Formal

Christmas and New Year Clelebration / NEMA

Free Christmas Concert

Kannada Language and Literature

Sunday - 12/14/08

Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Thursday - 12/18/08

Talk and Seminar Series: The Power of Forgiveness

Friday - 12/19/08

Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon

Puri Jagannadh & Ravi Teja NENINTHE Telugu Movie in Boston on Dec 19

Saturday - 12/20/08

Puri Jagannadh & Ravi Teja NENINTHE Telugu Movie in Boston on Dec 19, 20

Sunday - 12/21/08

Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

World Peace Meditation

Wednesday - 12/24/08

Hindi Movie Ghajani

Sunday - 12/28/08

Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Wednesday - 12/31/08

Ultimate Desi New Year Party / Bombay Mahal, Lowell, MA

Saturday - 1/10/09

Pongal-Republic Day Celebrations -2009

Saturday - 1/17/09

Braj Center - Opening

Saturday - 1/24/09

IAGB Republic Day Celebration

Sunday - 2/22/09

Hindu American Foundation Awareness Campaign Lunch

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Lokvani Talks To Prasad Thammineni Of Pixily

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
If you collect paper, Pixily is for you. Specifically, household managers, soccer moms, entrepreneurs, mompreneurs, family historians, scrapbookers, college students, lawyers, accountants, bookkeepers and other document intensive small businesses would benefit from Pixily, an online service that was one of the finalists in the Amazon AWS startup challenge. [more]

In Conversation With Prerna Srivastava

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
"Instead of being weakened by the Mumbai tragedy, I found newfound strength. I realized then that I had to do something to inspire hope in others, and rebuild our collective "idea" of India", says Harvard student Prerna Srivastava as she talked about her 'This is My India' campaign. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Aishwarya Rai in a statement to the press has given a new spin to her limited role in Pink Panther 2. She had made big headlines when she was being signed up for the film, with the domestic press terming it as her big Hollywood break, opposite none other than Steve Martin. [more]

South Asian Art - In Memory Of Prashant Fadia

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Indian Art- Truly 'Symbolic'
Some of the more common symbols that recur in Indian art and their associated ideologies.

Ekal Vidyalaya New England Chapter Gets $5000+ In Donations On 'Ekal Sangeet Sandhya'

It was a cold winter evening but that didn't faint the spirits of those who believe in the cause and stand united for it as Ekal Vidyalaya family. On Nov. 22nd , 2008, Ekal New England organized an Ekal Sangeet Sandhya, an evening of musical melodies with dinner to appreciate donors from year 2007. [more]

Puran Dang Gets Distinguished Service Award

IITSINE presented the Distinguished Service Award to its founder Puran Dang. State Treasurer Timothy Cahill presented the award to Dang. The featured speaker of the evening was Dr. Ashok Khosla who spoke about sustainable businesses. He addressed a sold out crowd. [more]

IMANE Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Indian Medical Association of New England (IMANE) celebrated its 30th Anniversary in high spirits at the Royal Sonesta Hotel on November 22, 2008. Besides the annual meeting, the event featured talks on a wide variety of topics, cocktail reception, fine music and dinner. [more]

ISW Celebrates Diwali

India Society of Worcester celebrated Diwali with its Annual Cultural Program on November 16, 2008 with a bang. There were close to 700 people who attended the program and almost 200 children who participated in the music and dance show that was based on the theme: 'The Five Elements of the Universe'. [more]

ISW Organizes Candlelight Vigil For Mumbai Victims

The India Society of Worcester (ISW), in coordination with the Commonwealth's Asian American Commission, organized a Candlelight Vigil on the steps of the Worcester City Hall to remember the victims of the Mumbai attacks [more]

Kannada Language And Literature

Prof. R. Balachandra will talk about Kannada Language and Literature on December 13th at Harvard University. [more]

Bhopal Mela Commemorates 24th Anniversary Of Bhopal Disaster

Boston4Bhopal Coalition and MIT Amnesty International marked the 24th Anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster, that devastated thousands in the world's worst industrial chemical disaster through dance, song and music performances, the event will raise proceeds that will be used to help fight ongoing water poisoning and multi generational health problems that still plague Bhopal residents today. [more]

New England Vigils To Honor 'Mumbaites'

Nearly five hundred people held a candlelight vigil on Wednesday Thursday December 4th outside the Boston City Hall for the victims of the terrorist attacks on Mumbai two weeks ago which killed more than 170 people. [more]

Bollywood's Most Expected Movie Of This Year 'Ghajini'

Bollywoods most expected movie of this year 'Ghajini' featuring Aamir Khan will be released in Boston and Connecticut on December 24th! [more]

Arangetram: Latika Sridhar

Latika Sridhar, a student of Guru Smt. Tara Anand, presented her Carnatic vocal music arangetram at Babson College on September 21. She was accompanied on the violin by Ashwin Gargeya, also a student of Guru Tara and on the mridangam by Dr. Pravin Sitaram. [more]

President-Elect Obama Praises Akshaya Patra

The Akshaya Patra Foundation received a letter from President-elect Barack Obama praising the organization as 'an imaginative approach that has the potential to serve as a model for other countries.' [more]

Quincy Celebrates 60th Anniversary Of Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

Quincy Human Rights Commission celebrated the 60th Anniversary of Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 9th at the Thomas Crane Library. [more]

Jhankar Launches On Demand Programming

One of the nation's leading radio programs, JHANKAR, is pleased to announce the launch of its re-designed website. [more]

Health Corner: Simple Formulations For Cough

Ayurvedic remedies for coughs. [more]

Nanhi Kali - Helping The Girl Child

Project Nanhi Kali was initiated in 1996 by K C Mahindra Education Trust (KCMET) with an objective of providing education to the underprivileged girl child in India. [more]

Meet The Peace Pilgrim

She called herself the Peace Pilgrim and walked across the length and breadth of America, talking to people and inspiring them to live a life of peace. She carried nothing and owned nothing but the clothes on her back and depended on the generosity of the people she met, for food and a place to rest. Her message was simple. To all who cared to stop and listen she would share these words: This is the way of peace--overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love. [more]

One Laptop Per Child And India

In the month of December, OLPC has established a new program, offering a $101 discount per laptop to those willing to support 100 children with its laptop in India. That is a saving of $10,100 or almost a third below the sales price. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Ravi Chilakamarri, Aseem Chandawarkar, Sitaram Chandawarkar, Manish Goregaokar, Shailesh Goregaokar, Suhas Joglekar, Narendran Sairam, Prateek Sahay and Muneeba Syed, who were the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Wafaa

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
The album which has music is by a young duo, Ravi Pawar and Sayed Ahmed is a mixed bag and offers to the audience some very good and average music. [more]

Laugh A While!

A lesson with a moral in a lighter vein! [more]

Cartoon: Ants

I hate ants.
Me too! That's why we live on the 20th floor. Ants can't reach even first floor elevator button!

Recipes For Christmas

The Fruit and Rum cake essential for Christmas! [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

A bouquet of flowers on the ground. [more]

Thought For The Day

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself. - Jiddu Krishnamurti. [more]

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