Event Update
Saturday - 08/7/10
IITSINE Annual Picnic
Evening of Bharata Natyam
Citi-NRI Open House in Andover

Sunday - 08/8/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Way and View of Life According to Bhagavad Gita
Yoga Program
Shankar Ehsaan Loy - Inspiration
Gopeshwari Devi - How the mind works?

Monday - 08/9/10
The Way & View of Life According to the Bhagavad Gita by Swamini Sadvidyananda

Tuesday - 08/10/10
The Way & View of Life According to the Bhagavad Gita by Swamini Sadvidyananda
Chengottai Sri. Hariharasubramanian

Wednesday - 08/11/10
Sri Samavedam Shanmukha Sarma Discourses
Sri Samavedam Shanmukha Sarma Discourses

Thursday - 08/12/10
Citi-NRI Open House in Waltham

Friday - 08/13/10
Sri Samavedam Shanmukha Sarma Discourses

Saturday - 08/14/10
One Day Interstate Cricket Match
NETS Annual Picnic 2010

Sunday - 08/15/10
2010 Vivekanand Family Camp
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
IAGB India Day 2010

Monday - 08/16/10
Speed for Green: Electrifying Motorsport to Drive the Change on our Roads

Thursday - 08/19/10
Citi-NRI Open House in Boston

Saturday - 08/21/10
Heal Yourself - Sangeeta Shah
Citi-NRI Open House in Needham

Sunday - 08/22/10
UIA Potluck Picnic
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Heal Yourself - Sangeeta Shah

Thursday - 08/26/10
Citi-NRI Open House in Andover

Friday - 08/27/10
Krishna Katha By Sadhvi Ritambhara Devi
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Lokvani Talks To Sudha Rao

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Lead singer for the popular New England Music group, Saptaswar, Sudha Rao spoke to Lokvani about her musical journey. [more]

In Conversation With Ankit Gupta

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
This Stanford graduate's first product, an iPad news aggregator Pulse, is a runaway success. At 23 Gupta, who secured the All India third rank in IIT JEE, is already on his first start-up. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Anjaana Anjaani brings together Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra for the first time. Priyanka is playing a character based in San Francisco, while Ranbir is essaying the role of a New York City boy. [more]

Carolyn Passey Honored At Fenway

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
Carolyn Passey, founder of the ISW Hindi School was honored at Fenway Park for her exemplary service to the community. NETSAP and ISW members organized teams to attend the Red Sox games and watch Carolyn being honored. [more]

Laura Weinstein Named South Asian Art Curator At MFA

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
Laura Weinstein is named as the Ananda Coomaraswamy Curator of South Asian and Islamic Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. [more]

Veena Arangetram: Amritha Mangalat

It is always very heartwarming to see the younger generation taking up fine arts and culture from our home land and doing so well. Congratulations to Amritha!! [more]

The Boston Pledge Presents Kashish In Concert: Immortal Melodies

Thank you Boston Pledge for turning an Aashiyana into a Maikhana. As the audience rose to depart, an infused member of the audience echoed “Abhi na jao chod kar, abhi yeh dil bhara nahin”. [more]

The 2010 Boston MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee

Stuti Mishra from West Melbourne, FL was the regional champ and Rahul Malayappan from Danbury, CT was the first runner up while Surabhi Iyer from Franklin, MA came in at third place. [more]

Amma: A Messenger Who Is One With The Message

Michael Johnson, who has been instrumental in arranging the United Nation's annual International Day of Peace, said that introducing Amma was the highest honor of his life. "There are really no words than can describe Amma," he said. [more]

NetSAP Boat Cruise

The Network of South Asian Professionals Boston, in association with Generation Desi, held their first Boston Harbor cruise on Friday July 23rd. [more]

IDRF "Cricket For A Cause" Completes A Decade

On July 25th, UML defended a small total to beat Mavericks in the finals to win the 10th annual IDRF “Cricket for a Cause” tournament held in Nashua (NH), Hartford (CT) and Burlington (MA). [more]

IAGB To Celebrate Independence Day 2010

Hundreds of exuberant dancers in spectacular costumes and a bevy of talented musicians and singers will perform on Sunday, August 15, 2010, from 4 pm until 8 pm, at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston. [more]

Sadhvi Ritambhara To Visit Boston

A great pravachan at Waltham High School from August 27-29 on the occasion of Janmashtami by Sadhvi Ritambharaji, affectionately called Didi. [more]

CRY Walk - In Boston

CRY Walk 2010 – walk in the “right” direction! Join hundreds of people who will be walking in support of children’s rights across 20 US cities. Boston walk is on August 29th at the Minuteman Bikeway Trail at Alewife. [more]

Graduation Speech - Shreyas Ravi

President of his class at Bedford High School, Shreyas Ravi shares his inspirational graduation speech. [more]

Jayashree Mohapatra Wins 2010 OSA Kalashri Award

Jayashree Mohapatra, Odissi teacher and member of Orissa Society of New England, has been selected as the winner of 2010 OSA Kalashri Award among 15 OSA chapters in North America. [more]

Contemporary Hindu Identity

Aprameya Mysore won the second prize and $200 in the 17 - 22 year age group essay competition organized by the Hindu American Foundation. [more]

A Day At Camp Harborview - The Bollywood Way

A group of Bollywood performers along with their teacher, Ms. Sangita Jhaveri, proceeded down to Camp Harborview in the Long Islands of Boston for an interactive Bollywood session with the kids. Camp Harborview is a non-profit foundation designated to help children from ‘at-risk’ neighborhoods. [more]

Could You Eat Meat Without Getting Fatter?

Could You Eat Chocolate Without Feeling Guilty? A new Chinese study says you should. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia Concert, Padmabhushan Dr. L Subramaniam Concert, We For Hope Fundraiser, Pratham Boston Gala and Baba Shivanand - Healing and Meditation Workshops. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Kishore Balsara, Sophia Farooqui, Akshay Gowrishankar, Suhas Joglekar, Dhruv Ramanujan and RK Sambangi, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Tere Bin Laden

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Being a fan of Ali Zafar's "Huqa Pani" this album caught my eye. I wondered how directors Shankar Ehasaan Loy would work with this talented singer and the very unusual theme. [more]

Laugh A While

A few answering machine messages... [more]

Cartoon: Communication Gap

Party arrangements?? [more]

Recipes - Betel Leaves Roll

Here is an Asian version of a Greek dolmads using betel leaves. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

We invite readers to guess this odd looking building, about an hour out of Chennai going toward Bangalore.... [more]

Thought For The Day

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. - William James. [more]

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