Event Update
Friday - 08/20/10
Jai Mata Di

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
UIA Potluck Picnic

Monday - 08/23/10

Tuesday - 08/24/10

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

Friday - 08/27/10
Krishna Katha By Sadhvi Ritambhara Devi

Saturday - 08/28/10
Krishna Katha By Sadhvi Ritambhara Devi
Kerala Onam with Melody Queen Chitra
Citi-NRI Open House in Burlington
Natyanjali 2010
Volleyball Tournament

Sunday - 08/29/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Walk for Child Rights 2010
Krishna Katha By Sadhvi Ritambhara Devi

Saturday - 9/4/10
An Opportunity to Shape Polio Free

Sunday - 9/12/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Sri. Uday Bhawalkar (Hindustani Vocal) / MITHAS

Friday - 9/17/10
Sri. Malladi Brothers (Carnatic Vocal) / MITHAS

Saturday - 9/18/10
An Evening with Hari Prasad Chaurasia
BAPS Charities – Boston Walk 2010
Global Mala NH - Yoga for Peace in Action
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Lokvani Talks To Owners Of NE Aloha Centers

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
ALOHA math centers are revolutionizing the way math is taught. The owners of the New England ALOHA centers describe the methodology. [more]

In Conversation With Bob Parker, Mayor Of Christ Church

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Lokvani team members Anil and Ranjani Saigal, currently visiting Christ Church had the opportunity to interview the Mayor of Christ Church, Mr. Bob Parker whose enthusiasm for India was inspiring. He talks about how India and people of Indian origin are shaping New Zealand. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
A young Delhi boy dared to pop the question to actress Deepika Padukone when she went to a mall in Delhi to promote her film "Lafangey Parindey". [more]

Shankar Ehsaan Loy - Inspiration

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
Shanker Ehsaan Loy rocked the New England audience live in the concert 'Inspiration' held at Hanover Theater in Worcester on Sunday, August 8th, 2010. [more]

South Asian Art - Cholamandal Artists Village

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
An interesting artist owned village founded by KCS Panicker, it thrives without any government support. [more]

Natya Mala - An Exposition Of Traditional Bharatanatyam

Dancers Anjana Mangalat, Apoorva Kumar, Bhavana Chalupadi, Mamtha Raj, Manasa Jayanthi, Neha Kumar, Prashanthi Sivasithambaram, Pooja Gupta, Ramya Ramadurai, Ramya Ragupathy, Sahana Srinivasan, Vithusha Thiru, Sravya Chary, Swathi Madala, Tara Krishnan and Guru Jothi Raghavan presented a lovely selection of dances under the guidance of Guru Chandrsekar. Vocalist Vishnu Kannabiran ably supported the event, which was a fundraiser to support Aasai. [more]

An Evening With Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia (Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awardee) will playing on September 18 at Kresgee Auditorium at MIT at 5:00 pm. [more]

Low Cost Health Solutions For The Developing World

Tim Presario of Design that Matters, Prof. Ramesh Raskar (MIT) of Eyenetra, Amrita Saigal, Katherine Smyth, and Zachary Rose of Komera presented their low cost health innovations as part of TIE-SE and NETSAP's monthly meeting at Tantric Bistro in Boston. [more]

IITSINE Hosts Annual Picnic

Indian Institutes of Technology Society in New England (IITSINE) had annual picnic at Saturday, August 7th, 2010, at the Cochituate State Park, Natick, MA. [more]

IAFPE Panel Provides Insight On Healthcare Reform

Dr. Sanjiv Chopra, Dr. John Goodson and Dr. Sanjay Saini from Harvard, Mr. Mark Allan, from BU and Ms. Beth-Ann Roberts, Vice President of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care provided great insights into the Health care reform. At the event interns Adit Chipalkatti, Surya Menon, Saman Salim and Rohan Vahalia were honored. [more]

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Visits The Hindu Temple Of New Hampshire

On August 6th, 2010 Sri Sri Ravi Shankar lovingly called as Guruji, the founder of Art of Living Foundation visited the Hindu Temple of New Hampshire located at 7J Taggart Drive in Nashua, New Hampshire. [more]

Independence Day Celebrations In CT

On a picture-perfect morning, members of the Indian-American community, from toddlers to seniors, and elected officials gathered to celebrate 63 years of India's Independence and the hoisting of the American and Indian flags at the Government Center in Stamford, CT. [more]

Heal Yourself Workshop

Join Sangeeta Shah for a workshop on Spiritual, Emotional and Physical Healing to regain the Power in your life by working on your thoughts with the help of chakra dowsing in North Billerica on August 21-22, 2010. [more]

Srimad Bhagwad Katha Gyan Yagnya

New England Shirdi Sai Pariwar invites you to the Srimad Bhagwad Katha Gyan Yagnya with devotional Brajwasi team in Chelmsford, MA from August 22-24, 2010. [more]

Back To School: InspirED Conference Addresses India’s Right To Education

Raj Mundra, teacher at Phillips Academy,is coordinating this one of a kind education conference which will bring together Educators from urban and rural schools across India will come together in Mumbai for the country’s first education summit focused on the need for innovation in classrooms. On August 27-29, hundreds of innovative educators will gather in Mumbai for the InspirED Conference. [more]

TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TyE): Recruting A New Class

TiE-Boston is recruiting for the TyE Class of 2010-2011 scheduled to begin in September 2010. TyE or TiE Young Entrepreneurs is part of TiE-Boston’s educational programs for youth established in 2005. Its mission is to provide an environment and ecosystem for young people to dream of becoming entrepreneurs and business leaders. [more]

Anupam Kher To Grace Pratham Gala

Pratham Boston invites you to the Third Annual Gala featuring the famous Bollywood star Anupam Kher on September 25th. [more]

MySkylark.com Aims To Revolutionize The Internet

Greater Boston teens and TYE business plan winners, Mohini Srivastav, Kyle Kahveci, and Allison Casey along with Chiraag Lathia and Naman Bharadwaj are ready to launch their business before heading off to school. [more]

Living The Hindu Identity Today

Shweta Thakur, a graduate of UCLA, wrote: “While my parents can feel grounded by doing pujas and considering actions of today affecting the far future, I find it more comfortable to live my Hindu identity using more tangible concepts like writing and thinking about the near future. The beauty of our religion is its ability to embrace all kinds of practices.” [more]

Understanding Your Metabolism

People who are overweight or prone to gaining weight easily sometimes blame a slow metabolism for their bodies not expending calories quickly. But before pointing the finger at your metabolism, you should understand exactly what it is, what affects it and how you can raise it. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

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

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Kishore Balsara, Akul Chennakesavan, Sophia Farooqui, Akshay Gowrishankar, Arun Lahori, Rajiv Ramaratnam, Ved Sirdeshmukh, Varun Tekur and Bharath Venkataraman, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Dabangg

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Sajid Wajid and Lalit Pandit come together to produce a nice track. [more]

Laugh A While

Supposedly, these are actual advertisements that have appeared in papers across the country. [more]

Cartoon: Independence Day

What makes a good Independence Day parade? [more]

Review - My Name Is Khan DVD

This special DVD released in the US of the hit Karan Johar movie starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol brings to life many of the scenes cut from the original and some insightful behind the scene interviews. [more]


Shrikhand is one of the most popular desserts in Gujarati and Maharashtrian cuisine. Here are couple of varieties. [more]

Picture Of The Fortnight

Swan boats in Boston Public garden! [more]

Thought For The Day

Human Beings, indeed all sentient beings, have the right to pursue happiness and live in peace and freedom. [more]

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