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

Saturday - 12/12/09
Accelerated Math and Science
Kumkum Sanyal in Concert
Talk by Rupali Grover OnMental health issues amongst South Asian American Youth
NetSAP Boston Annual Holiday Gala
"Blue Butterfly!"
KumKum Sanyal Concert is Canceled
Masala mela 2009 - Pure Desi

Sunday - 12/13/09
Harvard Lecture; Indian History from 5000 BC

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

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

Thursday - 12/31/09
Aaja Nachle New Year

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Our Voice And Yours

This is the time of giving and even in these hard times do remember to spare a thought and be generous to families and non profits that deserve help.

Meet our Sponsor - Attorney Trupti Patel

Lead Features, Local Happenings, Performing Arts, People, Contributions and Lifestyle.

Lokvani Talks To Jan Albrecht - Immigration Attorney

Jan Albrecht is a solo attorney and principal of Albrecht Immigration Strategies, based in Cambridge, MA and specializing in all areas of employment and family-based immigration. [more]

In Conversation With Shoba Narayanan

Winner of the dance competition at the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana in 2009, Shoba, who is majoring in musical theater at Boston Conservatory, talked to Lokvani about her career choice and her upcoming recitals in Chennai during the December season. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
There has been little promotional campaign of the film 'Rocket Singh – Salesman of the year'. [more]

Diwali Rhythms - A Grand Success

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
The music group Saptaswar with local dancers and the Ekal Vidyalaya presented a grand evening of entertainment. With brilliant stage decor by Shobha Shastry as a backdrop over 50 participants entertained the audience while helping a great cause. [more]

South Asian Art - In Memory Of Prashant Fadia

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Nudism has long been a controversial issue in art through the ages. The artist has always argued on the grounds of the beauty of the human form and artistic licence. The ‘keepers of morality’ have argued on the corruption of the human mind with art that is dubbed ‘indecent’. [more]

Delightful Dance To Support A Great Cause

Mouli Pal's brilliant Oddisi performance was an offering to her mentor Smt. Samyukta Panigrahi, who died of cancer. As a dedication Mouli combined it with a informational session on cancer and donated the proceeds to support families of cancer victims. [more]

APD Wins The Boston Bhangra Competion 2009

For the 6th straight year, the Boston Bhangra Competition has sold out. Anakh Panjab Di (APD) from Southern California wins the competition. [more]

Aneesh Chopra Invites Entrepreneurs To Work With The Government

Aneesh Chopra, the CTO of USA invited entrepreneurs to interact via new portals, such as a request form for government data sets that could be useful to infotech startups, or an idea proposal page operated by the Department of Defense. He was the featured speaker at the legends and leaders series hosted by TIE-Boston [more]

Hunger Protests In Boston Mark The 25th Anniversary Of The Bhopal Gas Tragedy

On the midnight of December 3rd, 1984, forty tons of methyl-isocyanide gas leaked from the Union Carbide’s factory in Bhopal, India, that exposed half a million people to the deadly gas and killed 23,000 people. Today, over 15 students from the Greater Boston and supporters from the local community in Boston assembled in Copley Square to join the global hunger protest. [more]

IMANE Hosts Successful Annual Meeting

The Indian Medical Association of New England (IMANE) hosted a very successful 31st Annual Meeting at the Newton Marriott on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009. The honored guest was His Excellency Deval L. Patrick, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, who was welcomed by Dr. Nasir Khan, the President of IMANE, on behalf of the organization. [more]

ISW At The Celtics

Over 250 members of the India Society of Worcester attended the Celtics game on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. The Celtics presented special recognition to ISW and the pregame show had Mitali Biswas and her team of dancers present a couple of Bollywood numbers including Jai ho. [more]

AAANE Hosts The Annual Sir Syed Mushaira

On the occasion of the 192nd birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, The Aligarh Alumni Association of New England (AAANE) organized an International Mushaira on 24th October 2009 at the Brown Middle School, Newton, MA. [more]

Legendary Brother Blue Passes Away

Brother Blue, a man of compassion and a friend to all, passed away while telling a story to his wife in his Cambridge home on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. The India Poetry Reading group is organizing a tribute in an evening of storytelling, music and poetry on Saturday, December 12, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in Hall C of Harvard University Science Center located at 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge. [more]

Indian History From 5000BC

This lecture at Harvard University by Dr. Prasanna Parthasarathi will explore 5000 years of human activity in the Indian subcontinent, and in the context of geography and ecology. This perspective examines India's position in the larger region and in the global system. [more]

Come And Enjoy A Grand New Year Eve Party

Sign up for the biggest New Year's bash of the year! Join United India Association and the Sindhi Association of New England and dance the night away! Buy your tickets quickly. This event was sold out last year. http://www.unitedindia.net or call 508-875-8759. [more]

Saheli - A Safe Place For Women

Come join other women in a safe and supportive environment at the Burlington Library on Dec 16th at 6:30 pm for an open discussion on 'Meaning of the Holiday Season'. [more]

Satya Mitra Joins Worcester City Planning Board

Satya Mitra, current President of the Indian American Forum for Political Education, was recently sworn in to a five-year term to the Worcester City Planning Board. [more]

Girl Scout Gold Award Raises Money For Charity

Kousanee Chheda, a senior at Edwin O. Smith High School in Storrs, CT, recently organized, choreographed and presented a charity Bollywood dance show at Mark T. Sheehan High School in Wallingford CT. [more]

Ekal Vidyalaya - Transforming India Through Education

Ram Nehra, the Ekal Vidyalaya representative from New England describes his journey to India and the impact that Ekal Vidyalaya is having on uplifting the underprivileged. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

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

Music Review - Paa

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
South Indian maestro Illyaraja is back with an interesting presentation! [more]

Laugh A While - Winter

It is snowing and raining and wet weather all around! [more]

Cartoon - Humor Allergy

How should I have known he is allergic to humor? [more]

Recipes - Green Tea

The benefits of green tea and its effects were discovered 4,000 years ago and today it has been scientifically proved to be a miracle in a cup. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

The beauties of the Botanical gardens in Atlanta. [more]

Thought For The Day

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. - Leo Buscaglia, author (1924-1998). [more]

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