Event Update

Friday - 06/26/09
NetSAP Boston NetIP Conference Kickoff & Taj Bollywood Nights Party

Saturday - 06/27/09
Nayaki - A Poetic Journey
NEMM Picnic
VPS Cricket
Chak De Bollywood - Tristate Karaoke competition

Sunday - 06/28/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
Celebrating Human Greatness presents: A Series of Conversations about the Human Spirit
Asian Festival 2009

Friday - 7/3/09
Siddharth Shamili Oye Movie in Boston on July 3 & 4

Saturday - 7/4/09
Siddharth Shamili Oye Movie in Boston on July 3 & July 4

Sunday - 7/5/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Saturday - 7/11/09
Managing Diabetes & Heart Disease: Heart Healthy Eating

Sunday - 7/12/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Wednesday - 7/15/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

Thursday - 7/16/09
The Powering Up Series (Part 1): Empower the Self

Friday - 7/17/09

Saturday - 7/18/09
Krishna - A Dance Ballet - Presented by Vision-Aid
Meet Amma, named by media as the “Hugging Saint”

Sunday - 7/19/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments
World Peace Meditation

Saturday - 7/25/09
Zoroastrian Association 25th Anniversary Gala

Sunday - 7/26/09
Free SAT/PSAT Assessments

Saturday - 8/1/09
OSNE - SIlver Junbilee Celebrations

Sunday - 8/2/09
Bhavayami Raghu Raman

Sunday - 8/16/09
India Day 2009

Wednesday - 8/19/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

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Our Voice And Yours

Ethnic media, which reaches over 60 million adults in the United States, calls on Congress to move decisively on immigration reform because there are few issues as important to the nation's well-being as an overhaul of the inefficient, inhumane and economically debilitating immigration system

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Lokvani Talks To Tom Ashbrook, Host Of On Point,NPR

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
"In 1975, I was a restless undergraduate at Yale. In a class at the Divinity School, I became enchanted with the Rigveda and its sense of the divine in everything. In those days, only the University of Wisconsin sent American students to India, and most of them went to Andhra University, in Waltair" - Tom Ashbrook,Host of NPR, On Point. [more]

In Conversation With Dr. Minakshi Jain, Conservationist

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
As architect and director for the conservation of the Ahichhatragarh-Nagaur Fort in northwest India, Minakshi Jain has established how a previously dilapidated fort can become a model for the conservation of historic sites. The project was also a recipient of UNESCO's Award for Excellence in Cultural Heritage Conservation and was recognized for setting new conservation standards by combining modern scientific techniques with traditional building methods. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
The unit of Raj Kumar Hirani’s 3 Idiots that included Kareena, Aamir Khan, Madhavan and Sharman Joshi, shot at the Pangong Lake in Ladakh which is 13, 900 feet above sea level. [more]

IANH Spring Festival – A Colorful Panorama

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Jan Albrecht)
The India Association of New Hampshire held its annual Spring Festival on Saturday, May 30th, 2009 at Nashua High School North which reiterated the importance of Public Service and provided a showcase for various items of dance, music, delicious food, colorful Indian garments, crafts, jewelry, and much more. [more]

The Prashant H. Fadia Foundation Donates Priceless Mother Teresa Paintings To The Akshaya Patra Foundation

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
The Prashant H. Fadia Foundation Donates Priceless Mother Teresa Paintings To The Akshaya Patra Foundation. Sale of these paintings will benefit program feeding over one million children in India each day. [more]

Strings - The Pakistani Pop Band Attract Huge Crowds

Strings, the Pakistani pop band performed new and old favorites to a appreciative packed crowd at the Berkelee Center. [more]

Nayaki...A Poetic Journey

Don't miss this opportunity to see Jothi Raghavan perform Nayaki at Babson College on June 27th. BUY TICKETS [more]

Local Young Entrepreneurs Business Plan Competition - TYE Goes Global

In 2009, TiE Global leaders, Arjun Malhotra, Chairman and Suren Dutia, CEO, announced that TYE will be recognized as a TiE Global program, by creating a platform to initiate the program in TiE chapters, worldwide. They further announced that Geetha Ramamurthy to lead the TYE Global program as Chair along with Somnath Chatterjee as Co-chair. [more]

Swami Mukundananda: Science Of God-Realization

The weeklong discourses by Swami Mukundananda along with Yog and meditation are being held in the Sri Lakshmi Temple now from June 21 through 27 jointly organized by Vishwa Hindu Parishad of America (part of Hindu awareness yatra), Sri Lakshmi Temple, and Jagadguru Kripalu Yog. [more]

Shishu Bharati School Children Hold Penny-A-Day Fundraising Drive For Akshaya Patra

Lexington students learn valuable lesson while helping program feeding over one million children in India. [more]

Grand Inauguration Of Chinmaya Mission Boston

Hundreds of devotees and visitors from around the world are expected to attend the Grand inauguration and sanctification ceremonies for the new Chinmaya Mission Boston building in Andover, MA from July 24-26, 2009. Come and be part of it! [more]

Himalayan Languages And Literature

According to Professor Leonard van der Kuijp, Tibetan and Sanskrit belong to two very different families of languages and Tibetan may be considered closer to Chinese than Sanskrit. In addition, Tibetan language is of two broad kinds: the classical language in which most of the literature exists and the spoken language which exists in the form of several dialects. [more]

TAGB Celebrates Ghantasala AradhanaUtsavallu With A Charity Show

The audience contributed generously to the foundation and enjoyed the magnificent singing of Sri Chandra Teja and Vijayalakshmi. Sri Subbu Kota (The Boston Group) announced a $5000 contribution to Vegesna Foundation while the Telugu Association Of Greater Boston helped to raise $15,000 which will help estimated 500 Orphans, Children in India. [more]

Desai Family Foundation Organizes Complimentary Health Seminar

The Desai Family Foundation (DFF) is pleased to announce a complimentary interactive seminar to help raise awareness about diabetes and heart disease, and educate the community on disease prevention and heart healthy eating. [more]

Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) To Visit Boston Area

Mata Amritanandamayi, better known as “Amma” or “Ammachi,” is scheduled to visit the Boston Area, where she will receive thousands with her blessing–a healing embrace. Two free public programs will take place at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, 181 Boston Post Rd. West, in Marlborough on July 15th and July 18th. [more]

Dr. Chander Kapasi Receives The 2009 Distinguished AAPI Service Award

Dr. Chander Kapasi receives the 2009 Distinguished AAPI Service Award at the AAPI’s 27th Annual Convention in Orlando, FL on June 13, 2009. [more]

Westford Elementary School Students Place 2nd In Global DI

Rohit Rajiv, Rama Mannava, Pranav Nanga, Rohan Shah, Kartik Singh & Jack Cusworth, led by Savitha Rajiv, competed against 48 other teams from all across the US, Korea and Columbia, and placed 2nd at the Destination ImagiNation Globals Finals in Knoxville, TN! [more]

Health Corner: Kitchen Herbs- Carom Seeds (Ajwain)

As Ajwain is a powerful anti-spasmodic (pain reliever), it is recommended for pains due to indigestion, gas, diarrhea and dysentery, kidney stones and menstruation. [more]

Tax Tips: Making Energy-saving Home Improvements Could Cut Your Taxes

Qualifying home improvements - such as adding insulation, energy-efficient exterior windows, and energy-efficient heating and air conditioning systems - could cut your taxes. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events during this upcoming fortnight including Discourse by Swami Mukundananda, Nayaki, The Federation of Aligarh Alumni Associations (FAAA) Annual Convention and Chinmaya Maruti Grand Inauguration. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Aseem Chandawarkar, who was the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Let's Dance

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
A great track for performers! [more]

Laugh A While

There are always fortune-tellers at the seaside. Two of them met on the front at Frinton one sunny summer day. 'Lovely weather,' said the first fortune-teller. 'Yes,' said the second. 'It reminds me of the summer of 2010.' [more]

Cartoon: Elected MP

Even if I am criminal, it is no reason to bring me in handcuffs to the parliament for I have won the elections! [more]

Recipes - Food Blogs

A list of Yum! food blogs on the internet for the foodies. Check them out and if you have a blog do add to the collection. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Flamingos at the Zoo ! [more]

Thought For The Day

"This above all; to thy own self be true." - William Shakespeare. [more]

Obituary - Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, founder of the Ali Akbar College of Music in San Rafael and one of the greatest musicians of all time, died Thursday night, June 18, at his home in San Anselmo, California. He was the Guru of Dr. George Ruckert, founder of MITHAS. [more]

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