Event Update
Saturday - 11/28/09
Vishwa Samskrita Dinam

Wednesday - 12/2/09
Mind and Meditation

Thursday - 12/3/09
Art of Living - Part I Course / Newton

Saturday - 12/5/09
Accelerated Math and Science
Experiencing Inner Power & Protection

Wednesday - 12/9/09
3-Day Immigration Law Training
Youth Empowerment Seminar

Friday - 12/11/09
Art of Living course!

Saturday - 12/12/09
Accelerated Math and Science
Kumkum Sanyal in Concert

Wednesday - 12/16/09
Support Group for Women / Saheli

Saturday - 12/19/09
Accelerated Math and Science
Godha - A Love Story

Saturday - 1/9/10
Accelerated Math and Science

More Events
Our Voice And Yours

It is all about India and America - and the icing on the cake was the Lavish State Dinner hosted by the Obamas for the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife.

Meet Our Sponsor: Minuteman Group.

Lokvani Talks To Sonali Gupta

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Wide Horizons for Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) child welfare and adoption agency, dedicated to improving the lives of the world’s most disadvantaged children through adoption and humanitarian aid. Lokvani talks to Sonali Gupta who works for the agency about its work in India. [more]

In Conversation With Tejasvi Putcha

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
After graduating from high school in New Hampshire, Tejasvi decided went to India to pursue a career as a Hindu priest. He talked to Lokvani about his interest and motivation to become a full time priest. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Clad in a red sari and flaunting diamonds and emeralds, Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty exchanged wedding vows with London-based businessman Raj Kundra in a close-knit family affair here in this Maharashtra hill station! [more]

Kailash Kher Brings The Party To Somerville

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Jan Albrecht)
Audience of diverse ethnicity, White, Indian, Black and Asian were all dancing away to the music of Kailash Kher and his band Kailasa at the World Music presentation at the Somerville Theater. [more]

South Asian Art - In Memory Of Prashant Fadia

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Artist in Focus - Ketaki Pimpalkhare
Ketaki Pimpalkhare lives and works in Pune, a satellite town of the financial capital of India - Mumbai, which is also one of the prime nodes of the contemporary art movement in the country. She depicts the human spirit in a peculiar amalgamation of figurative and abstract works that serve to blur the lines between reality and some parallel universe.

Bhopal Sangeetham - A Night Of Music And Remembrance

MIT Swara, the student run Indian classical music group at MIT presented a concert to remember the terrible tragedy in Bhopal that started 25 years ago and unfortunately the victims suffer even today. [more]

Ali Zafar Live In Concert

The renowned Pakistani Pop Singer , Ali Zafar had the entire audience at Berklee College of Music tapping to the rhythms from his famous albums Huqa Pani and others. [more]

SETU - Mareech The Legend

The production directed by Mohan Dali used a clever juxtaposition of the classics with the contemporary to weave a tale addressing moral questions that seems to exist since the time of the Ramayana continue to plague people even today both in the east and west. [more]

Eastern Melodies – A Concert For A Cause

In keeping up the noble objective to preserve, promote and propagate the time honored cultural heritage of the East through artistic expressions, ECHO, the acme institution, presented a magnificent violin recital program as a fund-raiser on 14th November, 2009. The venue was the palatial auditorium at the Scarborough High School in Scarborough, ME. [more]

IAFPE Honors Political Interns

Consul Bajaj and Steve Pagliuca address IAFPE, while it honors six political interns! [more]

Genetic Insights Into The History And Diversity Of Indian People

Among the findings by Dr. David Reich, there were strong ‘founder effects’ in both the ‘Ancestral North Indians (ANI)’ and ‘Ancestral South Indians (ASI)’ groups; i.e., a founder or small set of people started a group, which maintained its genetic distinctness over several generations due to endogamy. [more]

MASALA Hosts Sunil Pant

MASALA, the LGBT group in New England, hosted the first openly gay Nepali Minister Sunil Pant who has been been a pioneer gay rights in South Asia. During his visit he spoke about his work which has led to the legalization of same sex marriage in Nepal and the decriminalization of homosexuality in India. [more]

Leader Bank Named One Of Massachusetts' Top 100 Places To Work

Leader Bank named among the Top 100 Places to Work, which recognizes the most progressive companies in the state, based on employee opinions in such areas as company leadership, compensation & training, diversity/inclusion, career development, family-friendly flexibility, and values & ethics. [more]

Running The Boston Marathon

Brookline native and Boston University Law student Anuj Khetrapal trained and ran the Boston Marathon. He describes his experience and encourages others to try the run. [more]

Akshaya Patra Wins Award From The Tech Museum

The Akshaya Patra Foundation was honored last week as a winner of the 2009 Tech Awards in the education category. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including Kumkum Sanyal concert. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Sitaram Chandawarkar and Prabhakar Nadkarni, who were the winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults [more]

Music Review : Shukriya - Till Death Do Us Apart

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
In keeping with the Thanksgiving theme, we review Shukriya by Himesh Reshamaiyya. [more]

Laugh A While

Desi Jokes to enjoy the Santa Banta Way! [more]

Cartoon: Diwali Mela

News: A Diwali Mela in NJ that tourned sour! [more]

Recipes - Not Pumpkins But Apples

Want to drop the pumpkin pie and go for a apple dessert instead. It is the season for great apples! [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Can you identify the bird in the picture? [more]

Thought For The Day

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy. [more]

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