Event Update
Friday - 04/2/10
LearnQuest Music Conference 2010
High Altitude Yoga with Swami Mahesh
High Altitude Yoga workshop
Fundraiser for Nahni Kali - Mt. Auburn String Quartet in Concert

Saturday - 04/3/10
LearnQuest Music Conference 2010
IMANE Spring Medical Meeting
Prana Vidya Practice Seminar
Saturday Satsang and Kirtan!
NATARAJ 2010: Avatar Reloaded
Yoga at Sri Lakshmi Temple

Sunday - 04/4/10
LearnQuest Music Conceference 2010
Advanced MATH/Science Homework Help
Yoga for Youth and their Parents...led by Swami Mahesh!
Hamsa Dhyana Meditation with Swami Mahesh
AID and Asha for Education - Marathon Fundraiser

Tuesday - 04/6/10
Building Stress Resiliency

Wednesday - 04/7/10
Architecture and Cultural Significance in India

Friday - 04/9/10
MIT SAAS Culture Show 2010: E! True Bollywood Story: RISHTEY

Saturday - 04/10/10
Faces of Devotion, Indian Sculpture from the Figiel Collection
Sensational India!
TiE Boston organizes TYE: The Young Entrepreneurs

Sunday - 04/11/10
Advanced MATH/Science Homework Help
Sensational India!

Tuesday - 04/13/10
Harvard retail and apparel club fashion show

Saturday - 04/17/10
Holi & Baisakhi with Aaroh / IARI
Gulzar songs – Baat Pashmine Ki
NSF Education Bees / Fitchburg
AIF Spring to Action Bike ride
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Our Voice And Yours

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Lokvani Talks To Imran Qidwai

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Technologist and entrepreneur, Qidwai has started several successful companies and is a founding charter member of OPEN. He talked to Lokvani about opportunities in his area of expertise including mobile entertainment & data services, clean tech and ICT in emerging economies. He also talked about opportunities in Pakistan. [more]

In Conversation With Sammir Dattani, Bollywood Actor

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Big in Bollywood and a star in the south, Sammir Dattani has delivered hits in Hindi, Karnataka’s Sandalwood cinema, and in Tamil film. After an eight year innings, it looks as though things are going to skyrocket further for Sammir who has been seen on screen in Pyaar Mein Twist, Corporate, and Mukhbiir. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Kareena Kapoor to play Marilyn Monroe in Madhur Bhandarkar's next film. The movie is about the life of the successful hollywood actress whose career goes spiraling downwards. [more]

Lex Spring Dhamaka Draws Appreciative Audience

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
Indian Americans of Lexington (IAL) hosted a musical night Lexspring Dhamaka with Mohan Subramaniam and Meena Sundaram on March 27th at the Bedford High School. Overall, the evening was filled with music and melody, from old favorites to new numbers, slow romantic ballads to foot-tapping dance numbers. The audience were totally delighted and enthralled. [more]

South Asian Art - Sensational India At PEM

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Join Peabody Essex Museum for a weekend celebration inspired by the music, dance, art and cuisine of southeast Asia. Films, art activities, storytelling and much more! Also, do not miss Rahul Mehrotra, Professor, MIT, speak at MFA about Architecture and Cultural Significance in India. [more]

Mesmerizing Veena Recital

Highschoolers Guhan and Vignesh, sons of Lakshmi and Venkataman, presented a delightful concert at the Sri Lakshmi Temple with a maturity of seasoned professionals. The audience was mesmerized. [more]

Neena Gulati's 'Faces Of Divine' To Benefit Chinmaya

On Sunday April 11th, when Neena Gulati, dancer, teacher, and something of an institution in the New England area, will be presenting along with the Triveni Ensemble a dance recital called "Faces of the Divine" to benefit Chinmaya Mission. [more]

Gulzar - Baat Pashmine Ki

After the successful show of "Black And White", Kalavaibhav presents Gulzar-Baat Pashmine Ki on April 17th. A must see show!

Indian Classical Music Conference 2010

LearnQuest Academy of Music is proud to present its 5th annual music conference featuring some of the very best of Indian Classical musicians, of both the Hindustani and the Carnatic styles. This five-day music fest is currently being held at Regis College.

Hindus Celebrate Holi "The Festival Of Colors" At Sri Lakshmi Temple

NEHTI (YCEP), VHPA, Sewa and IDRF came together to celebrate holi. Over 400 people had a great time enjoying a wonderful talent show, splashing colors and eating a wonderful meal. [more]

IANH First Chess Tournament

Kavyashree Mallanna and Vijay Sathiananthan won the open category while the winners for the Junior Category (5-15 year group) were Kathan Master and Arjun Shah. [more]

A Memorable Day At The AMU Youth Festival

The Aligarh Alumni Association of New England (AAANE) organized a Youth Festival on March 7th, 2010 at the India Center in Shrewsbury, MA. This was a truly energizing event for all the youth and their families in our extended communities. [more]

Building Stress Resiliency Into Busy Lives

Chinmaya Mission is offering three evening workshops on Building Stress Resiliency on April 6, May 4, and June 1. Also planned is a special weekend program on “Tips for Happiness” in July. [more]

Six Outstanding High School Students Team Compete At TyE Gala

The Final pitching and judging of this year’s TyE 10K Business Plan competition will be held on April 10th 2010. Six outstanding teams (Enerlyze, IMAGEN, iCAPITALIST, SALVAVERDE, HOUSE 2 HOME, VIA INC) with business plans spanning a whole array of themes and sectors are in the competition. [more]

AIF Youth Group Invites You To 'Spring To Action 'Bike Ride Event

The American India Foundation Spring to Action Bike Ride is a fun, 25-mile 'at-your-own-pace' tour along a beautiful route in and around Concord, MA. Come and join four experienced riders who will lead the participants on the trail on April 17th starting at 12 noon. The proceeds of this event will go towards the Rickshaw Pullers Program supported by the AIF. [more]

IMANE Hosts Spring Medical Meeting

Indian Medical Association of New England will be hosting an educational meeting for Physicians on April 3 from 8:30 am -2:00 pm at Mass Medical Society in Waltham, MA. [more]

IARI To Celebrate Holi And Baisakhi

IARI invites you to a fun-filled musical evening to celebrate Holi and Baisakhi featuring music by Aaroh on April 17th.

Rangapravesha: Pallavi Nagesha

Pallavi Nagesha a mother of two children, impressed the audience with her brilliant Rangapravesha, proving that it is never too late to attain your dream. [more]

Gowrawaram Brothers Achieve Top Ranks In The Massachusetts State MATHCOUNTS Competition

Nihal Gowravaram, an eighth grader from Acton, placed 3rd after the individual rounds and came in 2nd place in the countdown round in this prestigious competition. His brother Niket Gowravaram, a sixth grader, placed in 8th overall. [more]

Cutting Out The Kiddie Tax: Why You May Want To Consider Moving To A 529 College Savings Plan

In 2007, Congress extended the tax rate to age 17. As of January 1, 2008, the so-called ‘Kiddie Tax’ was extended to age 23. The new legislation makes the taxation of custodial accounts more complex, as well as more expensive. [more]

What Do The Heightened Air Security Measures Mean For You?

If you have flown in the last couple of months, you have certainly seen or experienced heightened security at airports and on airplanes. Not only have most airlines have limited carry-on baggage to one bag and one personal item such as a backpack, purse, or laptop but many airlines are now requiring passengers to remain seated in the last hour of flying time and mandating that passengers cannot access carry-on baggage, or have personal belongings or other items on their laps. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including LearnQuest Music Festival, Gulzar Songs - Baat Pashmine Ki, IARI Holi and Baisakhi with Aaroh, Aerdanareshwar Shiva Shakti - Triveni Ensemble, Bollywood Blockbusters, Sanjeevani Bhelande Ekal Vidyalaya Charity Concert, An Evening with Azhar Usman, Aman Ali and Samson Koletkar, Apaar Bangla, and Utsav Trilok - Fancy Dress Competition. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

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

Music Review - Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaaya

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaaya is certainly one of ARR’s better albums in recent times. ... Manipaaya and Omana penne do give us a more than just a glimpse of his brilliance! [more]

Book Review - Shadow Princess

Indu Sundaresan’s latest book “The Shadow Princess” is now out in bookstores. Those familiar with her writing know that Indu has a passion for writing about Mughal India, especially the women of power in Mughal India. Her earlier works “Twentieth Wife” and “Feast of Roses”, in this genre, brought her wide acclaim . [more]

Laugh A While

Sick of the rain? It is time to laugh. Jokes on Seattle weather changed to Boston. [more]

Cartoon: My Name Is Khandulkar

You could have avoided all the trouble if... [more]

Recipes - I Am Thinking Soups

Rain, Rain go away! It is time for warm and hearty soup days. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Can you guess the location and name of this palace... [more]

Thought For The Day

Life is a great travel trip... But it does not come with a map. We have to search to reach the destinations and chart the best route. [more]

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