Event Update
Friday - 08/21/09
Bollywood Open House

Saturday - 08/22/09
Bollywood Open House
NE Tamil Sangam Annual Picnic
Karnatic and Hindustani Music Circle Fall Series

Sunday - 08/23/09
Ganesha Chaturthi Celebrations / CVHTS
Ganesh Chathurthi Celebrations / NH

Monday - 08/24/09
Talk by Ved Arya - Building A Self Reliant Community Through Enterprise

Tuesday - 08/25/09
Basics of Digital SLR Photography

Thursday - 08/27/09
Talk and Seminar Series: The Power to be Healthy

Saturday - 08/29/09
NEKK Presents Super Hit Kannda Movie, CISCUS
Pravaham - The Eternal Tales of Rivers

Sunday - 08/30/09
Veena Vandana
Shubhra Guha in Concert

Monday - 08/31/09
Bollywood Sample Class at Springstep!
ATFS Open House

Tuesday - 9/1/09
Indian Bhangra Sample Class
Indian Odissi Sample Class at Springstep

Wednesday - 9/2/09
The Amazing Open Comedy Mique Featuring Raj Sivaraman

Friday - 9/4/09
Samskrita Bharati - jaahnavii 2009 - 4-day Residential Samskritam Camp
Samskrita Bharati - jaahnavii 2009 - 4-day Residential Samskritam Camp

Saturday - 9/5/09
Sai Rainbow

Thursday - 9/10/09
Deva Premal & Miten for the first time in Boston
Networking and Career Growth / TiEWIN

Friday - 9/11/09
Johnny Lever - King of Comedy
Gujarati Drama Featuring King of Comedy - Siddharth Randeria

Sunday - 9/13/09
Smt. Veena Sahasrabuddhe / MITHAS

Tuesday - 9/15/09
Stylefixx - Girls Night Out
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Lokvani Talks To Aditi Taylor

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Senior manager in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Audit and Enterprise Risk Services practice, Aditi was selected by the Boston Business Journal for this year's list of 40 under 40. Aditi spoke to Lokvani about this award, her work and life interests. [more]

In Conversation With Francois Gauthier

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
A distinguished writer-journalist of several high caliber books on India, Hinduism and global politics in the context of Hindus Mr. Francois Gautier is a trustee-founder of "FACT-India" which convene exhibitions and commissions films documenting Human Rights abuses in South Asia. He spoke to Lokvani about his work. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
After the attack of malaria in London, Deepika Padukone has had no time to slow down let alone take a break. [more]

IAGB Program Rocks Hatch Shell

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Jan Albrecht)
The Annual Independence Celebration by Indian Association of Greater Boston held at the Hatch Shell in Boston was a delightful potpourri of dance and music numbers. Over 20,000 people attended the event. [more]

South Asian Art - In Memory Of Prashant Fadia
The Temples Of Alampur

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
The Alampur site preserves archeological remains in the form of temples exhibiting a hybrid style of architecture. While most temples in South India are characterized by the gopuram style, as we walked through the courtyard of the Alampur temples we noticed a striking resemblance to the temples of Orissa. [more]

Chinmaya Maruti Inauguration Attracts Large Crowds

The inauguration ceremonies of renovated Chinmaya Maruti temple complex attracted a large number of devotees. Spiritual discourses, music and dance with a focus on Hanuman Chalisa were part of the celebrations. [more]

ISW Independence Day Celebration

ISW celebrated 21st Annual India day in classic ISW style with cultural performances, the bazaar and of course the food! [more]

Women’s Junior Field Hockey

India was part of the Field Hockey BDO Junior World Cup that was held in Cambridge, MA, at Harvard University’s Jordan Field from August 3 -16, 2009. Here are team's impressions of the tournament and the pressing issues in Indian field hockey. [more]

Census Bureau Hosts Regional Media Briefing

Representatives and Community Leaders Met with Asian Reporters in Boston Region to Discuss the 2010 Census. [more]

The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common, Introduces The Indian Wedding Experience Package

Indian weddings are dazzling occasions filled with traditional rituals and boundless celebration. The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common is pleased to offer a new package that highlights added value [more]

Citibank NRI Business

Citibank NRI services are now available locally in the Boston area. Reetika Agarwal can help you with Rupee Checking Account, NRI Deposits and India Home Loans up to INR 5 Crores. [more]

Building A Self Reliant Community Through Enterprise

Ved Arya, founder of Srijan and a graduate of IIT and IIM, will talk about Building A Self Reliant Community Through Enterprise at MIT on August 24th. [more]

Manch Pravesh: Roshun Alur

The audience of over 175 was treated to 2 1/2 hours of truly uplifting melodious and soulful music. Roshun has been schooled in the Guru Shishya Parampara by Guru Swati Panda over a period of 7 years. [more]

Holistic Management

Management implies many factors: a manager, the resources to be managed, the goal to be achieved and the methods to be employed. However, first of all, a manager has to learn to manage himself; only then can he manage others. He has to have a good value system from where he can draw his strength and function efficiently. [more]

Health Corner: Kitchen Herbs - Mustard (Sarson Greens And Seeds)

Although the mustard green is famous for the dish ‘sarson da saag’, its seeds have great medicinal properties producing antheslmintic, diuretic, blood purifying and many other effects. [more]

Tax Tips: Should You Drain Your IRA For A Tax Loss?

After the recent dismal performance of the stock market, you may be looking for ways to recoup any market lossesyou might have. Perhaps you've even read that you can deduct IRA losses. Before you rush to cash out your IRAs, you should understand what's involved. [more]

Of Cows And Football

Hamsika Chandrasekar, entering first-year student at MIT, won the First Prize in the Hindu American Foundation's 1st NextGen Essay Contest. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including Ved Arya, Gujarati Drama - Siddharth Randeria, Veena Saharabudhe, Explosion 2009 with Sonu Nigam, AIF Bike Ride, Cord Walk, Lalgudi Krishnan, Kadri Gopinath and T.V. Sankaranarayanan. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

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

Music Review - Dil Bole Hadiappa!

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Pritam Chakravarthy under the Yashraj Film banner brings out an explosive Punjabi album which is sure to be a top charter. [more]

Laugh A While - Sizzling Summer

.There's a technical term for a sunny, warm day which follows two rainy days. It's called Monday. [more]

Cartoon - Love Aaj Kal

Fact or Fiction! [more]

Recipes - Cool Off With Lassi

It is said that regular consumption of lassi reduces the chances of your hair going white before time. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Sidewalk in Rome. [more]

Thought For The Day

Learning is the best of all wealth; it is easy to carry, thieves cannot steal it, the tyrants cannot seize it; neither water nor fire can destroy it and far from decreasing, it increases by giving. - Naladiya. [more]

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