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Friday - 02/6/09
Telugu Movie: Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam
Hindi Movie - Luck By Chance

Saturday - 02/7/09
Pongal Vizha-2009 / NETS
Public Speaking Classes
Abhyasa: A Night of Traditional Indian Music and Dance
Telugu Movie: Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam
Sri Ram Katha by Vashisth Bandu / CVHTS
Hindi Movie Luck By Chance

Sunday - 02/8/09
60th Republic Day Celebrations
NSF Workshops
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
Thai Poosam / CVHTS
Desimass.com Republic Day Festivities
Sri Ram Katha by Vashisth Bandu / CVHTS
Hindi Movie Luck By Chance

Friday - 02/13/09
Dhamaal / TASA

Saturday - 02/14/09
Dhamaal / TASA
HUM TUM Valentines Party
Immigration Forum with Attorney Trupti Patel
Malayalam Language and Literature

Sunday - 02/15/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
Shakti - Women of Power / MIT Natya

Thursday - 02/19/09
Art of Living - Part I Course / Amherst

Friday - 02/20/09
Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon

Sunday - 02/22/09
Hindu American Foundation Awareness Campaign Lunch
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Saturday - 02/28/09
Maha Shivratri Celebrations
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Lokvani Talks To Paul Tedrow

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Paul Tedrow is one of the three MIT recipients who has been awarded the 2009 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize from the American Physical Society. [more]

In Conversation With Aishu Venkataraman

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
"I started learning Violin from T.N.Krishnan Mama when I was 4. Since I already had two years of violin training in the Suzuki style he started me straight away on Mohana Varnam" says this 15 year old musical prodigy who has made a name in the Carnatic Music world. She is the youngest student to enroll for a BA in Jazz at the Berklee College of Music. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Asin has made a spectacular debut in Bollywood with Ghajini alongside super star Aamir Khan. Her work is highly appreciated and now the Hindi film producers are lining up to sign her for their films. [more]

Bharatanatyam Teachers Take Center Stage At IAGB

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Jan Albrecht)
Dance teachers from the Boston area presented a beautiful classical dance that served as the highlight of the India Association of Greater Boston's Republic day event held at Burlington High School. In addition to the usual fare, the event also featured a creative musical piece from Phillips Academy in Andover, MA. [more]

South Asian Art - In Memory Of Prashant H. Fadia

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
But what about the old traditions of Indian art that are deep rooted in all that is Indian, some of which even inspire today's 'modern artists'? Has anyone heard of the many tribes that still inhabit the few pockets of ecology left in this country? [more]

MIT Natya

MIT Natya presents "Shakti - Women of Power" at Little Kresge Auditorium on February 15, 2009. [more]

TAGB Celebrates Sankranti Sambaralu

TAGB celebrated Sankranthi 2009 in a special, spectacular and unique manner, with the intention of bringing exclusively the hidden talent of the Adults in our community. [more]

Boston Childrens Museum Celebrate Republic Day

For the first time, the Boston Childrens Museum celebrated India's Republic Day on February 1st. [more]

Why Should You Care For Hindu American Advocacy?

Join HAF for its Second Annual Awareness event in Boston on February 22, 2009 to learn more about its advocacy efforts on behalf of the Hindu American community and how you can help. [more]

Saheli Starts New Support Group

Saheli invites all women to join the group regardless of age, linguistic background, religion and ethnicity. The group will meet every third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 - 8:30p.m. [more]

Hum Tum Valentines Party

Boston's No. 1 Stop for Desi Entertainment - GenerationDesi.com brings you HUM TUM after-dinner Valentines Party on February 14th. [more]

IITSINE Annual Social

IIT Alumni association will hold its annual social on Saturday March 7 2009 at the United Church of Christ Congregation, 6 Lexington Street, Burlington, MA.Click here to buy tickets [more]

Malayalam Language And Literature

Malayalam is a rich literary language spoken in the South-western corner State of Kerala in India by about 35 million Malayalees. In the small area of Kerala there are today 170 daily papers, 235 weeklies, and 560 monthlies published in Malayalam. [more]

Eight Indians Named As Intel Science Talent Finalist

Aditya Rajagopalan (CT), Aniruddha Deshmukh (CA), Narendra Tallapragada (VA), Nilesh Tripuraneni (CA), Nitish Lakhanpal (CA), Preya Shah (NY), Smitha Ramakrishna (AZ) and Suvai Gunasekaran (WI) were among the forty high school seniors who were named Finalists for the IntelĀ® Science Talent Search 2009, [more]

Washington Leadership Summer Program

The Washington Leadership Program (WLP) is now accepting applications from high-performing students from South Asian backgrounds for the 2009 summer internship program! [more]

Guests Donate Over $5,000 At A Wedding For Ekal Vidyalaya

It was indeed touching to see that while the wedding guests were treated royally, the Nehra's ensured that their most important family members, the Adivasi children were remembered and a special gift given to them on the occasion of the wedding. [more]

Health Corner - Ritucharya For Winter

The salient dos and don'ts as described in Ayurvedic treatises for the winter! [more]

Indology III - The Myth Of The Aryan Invasion

The aryan invasion theory has been one of the most controversial historical topics for well over a century. It should be pointed out that it remains just that - a theory. [more]

Tax Tips: Nanny Tax

If you paid a household employee - such as a gardener, housekeeper, or nanny - more than $1,600 in wages in 2008, you may have payroll tax obligations to meet. [more]

Siddhayatan Tirth & Retreat

The first Hindu-Jain pilgrimage site in North America is finally here! Siddhayatan, located near Dallas, TX, is an extraordinary and unique miniature spiritual pilgrimage site. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Chandran Elumalai, Suhas Joglekar, Shailesh Goregaokar, Ranganath Nayak and R.K. Sambangi who were the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Delhi 6

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Delhi 6 is surely a very good addition to your music collection! The music is classy, pleasant, youthful, uplifting, spiritual and soothing! Music for your ears and music for your soul! [more]

Laugh A While - For Valentine's Day

After she woke up, a woman told her husband, "I just dreamed that you gave me a pearl necklace for Valentine's day. What do you think it means?"
"You'll know tonight." he said. That evening, the man came home with a small package and gave it to his wife. Delighted, she opened it to find a book entitled "The Meaning of Dreams"

Cartoon: Reality Show.

...and try to pretend as much unreal as you can. remember...., you are in reality show! [more]

Recipes From Assam

IN 2009, we start our recipe series with food from different states . Assam is our first choice. Share your own recipe ! [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

My recent visit to Hyderabad included a trip to Chowmahalla Palace located in the old city. [more]

Thought For The Day

Who was the famous Indian Writer who said this: "the writer has only to look out of the window to pick up a character (and thereby a story). [more]

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