Event Update

Friday - 02/20/09
Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon
Delhi6, Naan Kaduval, Arundhathi & Billu Showtime
Bollywood Nights

Saturday - 02/21/09
GarbaFest Paanch
Delhi6, Naan Kaduval, Arundhathi & Billu Showtime
Sri Purandara Dasa Day

Sunday - 02/22/09
Hindu American Foundation Awareness Campaign Lunch
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
Delhi6, Naan Kaduval, Arundhathi & Billu Showtime

Monday - 02/23/09
Maha Shiva Ratri Celebration
Shivratri / Sarva Dev Mandir

Saturday - 02/28/09
Maha Shivratri Celebrations
Maha Shivratri Pooja and Celebration at Sri Shridi Sai Temple
NetSAP Boston Chai Chat: Sex and Samosas

Sunday - 3/1/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Saturday - 3/7/09
IITSINE Annual Social Event

Friday - 3/13/09
Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon

Wednesday - 3/18/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli
Discovering India Through Dance

Thursday - 3/19/09
Discovering India Through Dance

Friday - 3/27/09
Nandan Nilekani Co-Chairman, Infosys Technologies discussing his new book Imagining India: Ideas for the New Century

Saturday - 3/28/09
Sri Rama Charita Manasa Akhanda Parayanam

Sunday - 3/29/09
Sri Rama Charita Manasa Akhanda Parayanam
Ritu: Seasons. Ayurveda Workshop

Wednesday - 4/15/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

Friday - 4/17/09
Minuteman Senior Services Eating Together Luncheon

Saturday - 4/18/09
Vaisakhi Mela 2009

Saturday - 4/25/09
Nadha Sangamam 2009
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Our Voice And Yours

Will it or won't it? As 'Slumdog Millionaire' gets ready for the Oscars, stories of India's slums get coverage. Check this out...
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Lead Features, Local Happenings, Performing Arts, People, Contributions and Lifestyle.

Lokvani Talks To Tanya Palit

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Tanya Palit is Project Manager for Grameen America, an organization that is using its successful microfinance model developed in Bangladesh to alleviate poverty in the United States. She talked to Lokvani about the work in New York and about Grameen Health, a innovative health care solution. [more]

In Conversation With Sheena Patel And Manoshi Vin

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Sheena Patel and Manoshi Vin are co-founders of Nari and Company, that is holding its first charity event to raise money for the Mumbai victims this weekend at Mantra. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Vidya Balan might be linked to every other co-star but she claims to be still single. [more]

MIT Natya - Power Of Women

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Jan Albrecht)
Shakti - Power of Women, a Bharatanatyam presentation by MIT students was a creative presentation highlighting the tales of Kannagi, Savithri and Draupadi and featuring nearly 18 dancers. The dance was set to the accompaniment of a live orchestra. [more]

South Asian Art - In Memory Of Prashant H. Fadia

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
The Internet is making the world a smaller place! That is obvious, but it is also bringing together the art world where now the geographical boundaries separating artists, galleries and art collectors are no longer relevant. [more]

'Dhamaal' At Tufts

Tufts Association of South Asians (TASA) presented their annual culture show "DHAMAAL". Those who missed it, watch the video. [more]

Abhayasa - A Tribute To Arts Learning

Abhayasa, featuring Presidential Scholar for the Arts, Preeti Ramprasad accompanied by a live orchestra featuring undergraduates from different universities including Suhas Rao from Harvard was brilliant. [more]

Garba Fest 2009

The Boston University India Club [BUIC] will host the fifth annual garba and raas competition, GarbaFest Paanch, at the John Hancock Hall of Back Bay Events Center in Boston. [more]

Nadha Sangamam 2009

A unique interactive concert with a thematic blend of Indian Classical (Carnatic & Hindustani) - Film based music - Bhajans, theoretical concepts of Raga (Melody) / Rasa (Emotion) / Laya (Rhythm) featuring The Carnatica Brothers on April 25, 2009 at Walpole High School. BUY TICKETS [more]

LearnQuest Presents Indian Classical Music Conference 2009

LearnQuest Academy of Music is pleased to announce the Conference 2009, its fourth annual Music Conference, featuring four days of Indian Classical music, Indian-Western fusion, and film. BUY TICKETS[more]

Akshaya Patra Receives Honors From Cnbc And The Limca Book Of World Records

The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been awarded the 2008 India Business Leader Award for Social Enterprise of the Year from CNBC-TV in India. Akshaya Patra has also been recognized by the Limca Book of World Records. [more]

TiE Annual Outlook

The fourth quarter of 2008 was tough. Investments plunged by nearly a third to $5.4 billion as compared to an average of about $7.7 billion for the past few quarters. What the future holds was the focus of the Annual VC Outlook Dinner [more]

Malayalam Language And Literature

Dr. P. M. John, retired professor of philosophy from Westfield State College, MA, gave a talk titled 'Malayalam Language and Literature' at Harvard University on 14 February 2009. This was in the series on Languages and Literature of India organized by the Outreach Committee of the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Harvard University. [more]

Indian Consul General Prabhu Dayal Visit's Mayor Of Quincy Thomas P. Koch

Indian Consul General Prabhu Dayal of the Indian Consulate in N.Y. met with the Mayor of Quincy, Mayor Thomas P. Koch on Friday Feb. 6th, in the Mayor's office at City Hall . [more]

ATFS Vocabulary And Science Contests

Aadhaarshila - The Foundation Stone (a.k.a ATFS Learning center) conducted it's 4th annual Vocabulary Contest on Jan 24th, 2009. [more]

Health Corner: Kitchen Herbs - Ginger

Herbs easily available in our kitchen can be used for prevention or as a first aid in many conditions. Ginger is a favorite herb especially in the winter season. [more]

Recent Changes In US Immigration Law

'Green card holders' are now required to provide biometrics and Visa Waiver Program Visitors are now required to obtain Travel Authorization. [more]

Tax Tips: No Required Distributions For 2009

If you or someone in your family is 70½ or older (or will be this year), here's important news: A recent law waives the requirement that a 2009 withdrawal must be taken from your retirement accounts. This includes 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, certain 457(b) plans, and IRAs. [more]

The Significance Of Shiva Ratri

The festival of Shiva Ratri is filled with immense significance and value. Each aspect of the festival, right from its name, to when it is celebrated, to how it is celebrated carries an important message. [more]

Future Indian Market

Will The Indian Market Be To America What The American Market Was To Europe 100 Years Ago? [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Kajal Chattopadhyay, Shailesh Goregaokar and Jaydeep 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 - Slumdog Millionaire

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
A.R. Rahman the young composer with an utterly novel approach to music is the recipient of 3 nominations, one for best original score and two for original songs (O say and Jai Ho). [more]

Can You Weather These Jokes?

Q. What did one tornado say to the other? A. "Let's twist again, like we did last summer...." [more]

Recipes - Bihar

Simply speaking, chokha, as they call it in Bihar, is a rustic dish of veggies cooked and coarsely mashed, topped with fresh flavorings like green chilies and garlic, and a drizzle of mustard oil. It can be eaten hot or cold. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Mystic Seaport is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels. [more]

Thought For The Day

On the occasion of Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865) bicentennial. He successfully led the country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserving the Union and ending slavery. [more]

Obituary: Dr. Parimal Sen

Dr. Parimal Sen, Retired Professor and Chair, Chemical Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur passed away on January 9th, 2009. May his soul rest in peace! [more]

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