Event Update
Friday - 03/19/10
The Changing Cyclical Contours of the US Economy
ISW Spring Garba

Saturday - 03/20/10
Holi / Sri Lakshmi Temple
Sri Rama Charita Manasa Akhanda Parayanam / NEHTI
Ramnavmi / ISW
HAF Awareness & Membership Drive Campaign
BalaMela in Billerica.

Sunday - 03/21/10
World Peace Meditation
Open House
Advanced MATH/Science Homework Help
The Global Microfinance Summit: Investing in the India’s Underprivileged
Sri Rama Charita Manasa Akhanda Parayanam / NEHTI
Jai Mata Di Bhagwati Vishal Jagran.
Come, Join our TOLI...For a fun-filled HOLI

Wednesday - 03/24/10
Ram Navami / CVHTS

Thursday - 03/25/10
Positive Thinking Series

Saturday - 03/27/10
Zakir Hussain - Masters of Percussion / Amherst
Lex Spring Dhamaka
Problem Solving Class
Ram Navami - Akhand Ramayan/ CVHTS
WECC Holi Celebration Party
Celebrity DJ Nawed at Hoja Rangela Re (Holi 2010 USA Tour)

Sunday - 03/28/10
Advanced MATH/Science Homework Help
Zakir Hussain - Masters of Percussion / Boston

Wednesday - 03/31/10
LearnQuest Music Conceference 2010

Thursday - 4/1/10
LearnQuest Music Conceference 2010

Friday - 4/2/10
LearnQuest Music Conceference 2010
High Altitude Yoga with Swami Mahesh
High Altitude Yoga workshop

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Our Voice And Yours

It is International Women's Month so to women on all continents, let us come together to celebrate this Day with a dedication.

Meet Our Sponsor: Pradeep K. Audho.

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

Lokvani Talks To Dr. Smitha Radhakrishnan

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Wellesley College professor of sociology and a very talented Bharatanatyam dancer, Radhakrishnan is the author of Aspiring India: Gender, Power and the Global Knowledge Economy. A second generation Indian American, she talked to Lokvani about her life growing up in the US, her career and dance. [more]

In Conversation With Shanti Muthu

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Celebration for Freedom is a benefit concert to increase awareness and raise money to abolish the enslavement of children. "Specifically we are fund raising for Bachpan Bachao Andolan (Save the Childhood Movement - BBA), a non-profit, grass roots, direct-action people's movement working to end child slavery in India" - Shanti Muthu, a volunteer for the group in Providence, RI. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Ranbir Kapoor is to be cast in the role of the legendary singer late Kishore Kumar. Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision had been planning the biopic for quite a while now and even had a team of writers working on the script. [more]

South Asian Showdown A Smashing Success

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
Hosted as the first ever 'South Asian Showdown' dance competition, the South Asian Nation, Inc. show at the John Hancock Hall was a smashing success. $1000 award was given in each category. Overall winner was awarded to UCLA's team Nashaa. [more]

South Asian Art - How To Recognize Good Art

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
In February 2010, an Alberto Giacometti sculpture – the Walking Man sold for 65 million pounds at Sotheby’s auction. This was an unexpectedly high amount compared to modest 18 million which the auction house had expected. Was the amount justified? [more]

Zakir Hussain's Masters Of Percussion

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain will be performing on March 27 at UMASS Amherst, and on March 28th at the Berklee Performance Center. [more]

The Universal Mind Of Ali Akbar Khan

LeanQuest honors the late Ali Akbar Khan at the Music Conference 2010 starting March 31st. [more]

HBS India Conference 2010

"Education and Health are the two greatest equalizers. Social issues will be the rule of the land in the future. Demographics, political system, diversity and democracy are some of India's strengths while lack of international orientation, bureaucracy, higher education and income disparity are amongst its biggest weaknesses" - Rajat Gupta. [more]

Origins, Content, And The Dating Of The Vedas

According to Dr. Michael Witzel, Wales Professor of Sanskrit, Harvard University, who spoke on the Vedas at Harvard University, Cambridge, "Vedic Sanskrit was imported to the region, as shown by the similarity with many other languages." [more]

IITSINE 2010 Annual Social

Despite heavy rains about 125 people attended the IITSINE annual social which was a delightful mix of music, dance, bingo and networking. [more]

VHPA Youth Conference 2010

Over 250 people thronged the halls of Mass Bay Community College in Wellesley to attend the conference which was planned and executed by High School students from all over the state, along with students from the India Club of Mass Bay. The theme of the Conference was “Core Concepts of Hinduism.” [more]

Wedding Expos Go Green With Shubhra Chandra

Shubrah.com recently participated in two very different Wedding Expos. One was focused on a "Green" wedding theme for the bride and groom. The event was held by Elegantly Green Weddings at the Hyatt in Boston in February. The other was at the Taj Boston hosted by India New England News. [more]

AIF Youth Group Launches 'Change India' With Clinton Fellows

The New England Young Professionals Chapter (NEYPC) of AIF invited three alumnae from the William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India to speak about their experiences working with a nonprofit in India for a year. The event was designed to get young professionals in the greater Boston area involved in the work that AIF does in India either through service in India or by participating in the group’s fundraising activities throughout the year. [more]

Faces Of Devotion: Indian Sculpture From The Figiel Collection

A singular selection of Indian ritual bronze and metal sculptures will be on view at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) from April 10, 2010 through January 16, 2012. Faces of Devotion: Indian Sculpture from the Figiel Collection. [more]

New England CIOs Meet To Create Economic Activity Through TiE Technology Innovation Exchange Program

Leading entrepreneur focused not-for-profit, TiE Boston, hosted the first CIO event of TiE CXO Forum focused on helping leading emerging technology companies seek large company customers. It invites you to attend its Annual Flagship Conference TiECON East 2010 on May 27-28, 2010. [more]

Youth Column: Creator Of Haiti Bookmarks

Sanjana Puri, an elementary school child did her part to help Haiti...with bookmarks. [more]

New Product Innovation Competition

Dr. Sushil Bhatia, Executive in Residence, Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University, initiated the New Product Innovation Competition as part of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. The 4th Annual Awards Ceremony was held on March 5th, 2010. [more]

Could Municipal Bonds Have A Place In Your Portfolio?

As well as generating tax-exempt income, the municipal market is attractive in terms of investment quality, maturity, sector focus, and geographical diversity. Municipal bonds could be an important diversification and tax planning tool within your fixed income portfolio. [more]

Bombay's Workhorse - The Mumbaikar Taxicab

We have been fortunate to visit our home, in Bombay, India, on a regular basis the past decade. With the dawn of the new century, India has been propelled onto an accelerated trajectory of growth.However among all the change there is one constant that an old Mumbaikar can relate to – the ubiquitous Fiat/Padmini taxicab. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including Zakir Hussain Concerts, LearnQuest Music Festival, IARI Holi and Baisakhi with Aaroh, Aerdanareshwar Shiva Shakti - Triveni Ensemble, and Sanjeevani Bhelande Ekal Vidyalaya Charity Concert. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Ever wondered about your mathematical skills. Here are two problems to help you answer it. [more]

Music Review - Wake Up Sid

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Wake up Sid is a whiff of youthful air, cheerful, feel good and plain sweet music. Shankar-Ehsaan- Loy provide a soundtrack to a film starring a somewhat odd couple the Crown Prince of Hindi cinema Ranbir Kapoor and the incredibly talented Konkana Sen Sharma.

The reviewer Meena Sundaram sings on March 27th at Lex Spring Dhamaka.

Laugh A While

The corporate Boat Race - Finally all that matters is the Bonus! [more]

Cartoon - Passport Pictures

It is all about passports! [more]

Recipes - Touch Of South East Asia

Assorted dishes from South East Asia. Share your recipes! [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Home Garden in Goa! [more]

Thought For The Day

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY: Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. - Khalil Gibran, mystic, poet, and artist (1883-1931). [more]

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