Event Update
Friday - 09/3/10
Jaahnavii 2010

Saturday - 09/4/10
An Opportunity to Shape Polio Free

Saturday - 09/11/10
Kumkum Sanyal - Hindustani Vocal
An Evening with Dr. Pat Gelsinger

Sunday - 09/12/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Sri. Uday Bhawalkar (Hindustani Vocal) / MITHAS
IANH 2nd Table Tennis Tournament
Carnatic Vocal Concert by Aparna Balaji

Friday - 09/17/10
Sri. Malladi Brothers (Carnatic Vocal) / MITHAS

Saturday - 09/18/10
An Evening with Hari Prasad Chaurasia
BAPS Charities – Boston Walk 2010
Global Mala NH - Yoga for Peace in Action

Sunday - 09/19/10
Free SAT/PSAT/ACT Assessments
Shaadi Bazaar - Bridal Show

Wednesday - 09/22/10
AR Rahman Jai Ho Concert

Friday - 09/24/10
Encounter: A Dance Theater by Aparna Sindhoor & Anil Natyaveda

Saturday - 09/25/10
Padmabushan Dr. L. Subramaniam - Carnatic Violin Concert
3rd Annual Pratham Boston Gala 2010 - Anupam Kher
IAMV Diwali Mela - Grand Celeberation
Fundraiser for BSSK
An Evening of Entertainment for a Cause
Encounter: A Dance Theater by Aparna Sindhoor & Anil Natyaveda
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Lokvani Talks To Melvyn Menezes

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Trupti Patel)
Melvyn Menezes, a faculty member at Boston University School of Management and the President of the Indian American Forum for Political Education, talks about the need for paradigm shift in Management Education and the value of a career in public service. [more]

In Conversation With Swathi Subramanian

(This article is sponsored by Attorney Rachel C. Tadmor)
Do you have talent in the arts. Showcase it at Boston Sargam upcoming mega event on October 30th at the Littleton High School. To register, visit www.bostonsargam.org. Host Swathi Subramanian describes the event. [more]

Bollywood Baatein

(This article is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)
Genelia D'Souza is the lead cast opposite John Abraham in the Hindi remake of the Tamil blockbuster Kaakha Kaakha. First it was Asin who had been signed. [more]

IAGB Celebrates 2010 Independence Day

(This article is sponsored by Russian School of Math)
The Annual Independence Celebration by Indian Association of Greater Boston held at the Hatch Shell in Boston was a delightful potpourri of dance and music numbers. Over 20,000 people attended the event. [more]

South Asian Art - Meet The Artist R.B. Bhaskaran

(This article is sponsored by Prashant H. Fadia Foundation)
R.B. Bhaskaran - a name that is representative of the immense talent pool of artists from ‘down South’. His works have an intrinsic simplicity in their composition which belies the amount of thought, planning and experimentation that has gone into each creation. [more]

Jayshree Rajamani Collaborates With Natraj For BSSK Fundraiser

On Saturday, September 25, Indian classical dancer Jayshree Bala Rajamani collaborates with Natraj at the National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Rd., Lexington, MA. The show begins at 6:30 PM. This program is a fund-raiser for Bharatiya Samaj Seva Kedra, Pune, India, which is dedicated to care and placement of orphans. [more]

Quarter Life Crisis: Indo-American Comedy Romances New York

The Independent film 'Quarter life Crisis' that Boston-based Chandu Shah wrote the story concept for and produced with Megha Sameer Desai, Jigar (Harish) Mehta and others, has been picked up by Showtime TV and will be premiered on September 7th, 2010 in USA. Directed by Kiran Merchant, the Director of photography (Cinematographer) is Kiran Deohans of Aks, KKKG and Jodha Akbar. [more]

Garden Katha - Hottest Summer: Green Challenge - Boston GreenFest 2010

This has been one of the hottest summers in living memory. Not just here in the United States but all over the world. And while the debate about the causes for this phenomenon continues, I look at my lawn that dares me to keep it green--as I am sure does yours and everyone else’s. [more]

Dwarkamai Organizes Sai Rainbow And Shri Shirdi Sai Palkhi

Dwarkamai, a non-profit religion independent spiritual organization began its multi week annual spiritual program starting with kids cultural program (Sai Rainbow) followed by the initiation of the Shri Shirdi Sai Palkhi (Annual Spiritual Walk) at Chinmaya Maruti Center in Andover, MA on August 14th. [more]

An Evening With Dr. Pat Gelsinger, President And COO Of EMC

New England Indian Christian Fellowship is hosting an event on September 11th evening with Dr. Pat Gelsinger, President and COO of EMC Information and Infrastructure Products Organization. [more]

Shaadi Bazaar Boston 2010

From flowers to fashion, cakes to caterers, mandaps to mehndi, you'll find it all in one location at Shaadi Bazaar on September 19, 2010 at Dedham Hilton. [more]

Yoga For Peace In Action - Global Mala And Yoga Mela

Observed in conjunction with the United Nation's International Day of Peace, Global Mala events join yoga practitioners all over the world to build the experience of peace within and experience the unity of the global community through yoga. [more]

Jai Ho - A.R. Rahman Concert In Boston

A.R Rahman brings his amazing Jai Ho show to Boston on September 22! Buy tickets now. [more]

HMEC 2010 - 2nd Annual Sanatan Dharma Scholarship Essay Competition

The Hindu Mandir Executives Conference announces the 2nd Annual Sanatan Dharma and Science Essay Competition for the 2010 Sanatan Dharma Scholarship. The competition is open to college students as well as the high school students. [more]

Anvita Mishra Of Lincoln, CA Wins 2010 MetLife South Asian Spelling Bee

Anvita Mishra of Lincoln, CA, correctly spelled the word ‘naumkeag’ during the 2010 South Asian Spelling Bee Finals to clinch the title of National Champion. [more]

Deepak Chopra, Narayana Murthy, Nitin Nohria And Fareed Zakaria Joins Akshaya Patra USA Advisory Board

Luminaries Deepak Chopra, founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, N. R. Narayana Murthy, Founder-Chairman of Infosys Technologies, Nitin Nohria, Dean of Harvard Business School and Fareed Zakaria, author, journalist and host of CNN's GPS are the first four to join the Advisory Board. [more]

SBA Awards Leader Bank With Preferred Lender Status

Leader Bank is pleased to announce that it has been granted the Preferred Lender Program ("PLP") designation by the United States Small Business Administration ("SBA"). The designation of PLP is the highest bank designation granted by the SBA and is reserved for top tier bank lenders. [more]

Saheli - Preparing For An Emergency

Saheli,the women's support group shares with Lokvani readers on how a prepared community is a healthy community. We urge you to follow these 5 tips to be prepared, to stay informed and to be ready in any emergency. [more]

Are You Really Prepared For A New School Year?

You’ve shopped for new clothes, bought their school supplies, enrolled them in after-school activities and arranged the carpool. Congratulations, you’re well on your way to starting the new school year on the right track. But what about next year and the years following? If your back-to-school checklist doesn’t include a plan for future education needs, you might need to make some additional preparations. [more]

Weekend Entertainment

Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the events and concerts during this upcoming fortnight including An Evening with Pat Gelsinger, Uday Bhawalkar, Malladi Brothers, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Shaadi Bazaar, Jai Ho-A.R. Rehman, Padmabhushan Dr. L Subramaniam, We For Hope Fundraiser, Pratham Boston Gala, Paresh Raval, Baba Shivanand - Healing and Meditation Workshops, and Boston Sargam. [more]

For The Mathematically Inclined

Congratulations to Kishore Balsara, Arul Prakash and Akshay Gowrishankar, who were winners of the last set of puzzles. Here is one easy puzzle for students and one for adults. [more]

Music Review - Anjaana Anjaani

(This article is sponsored by Sounds Of India)
Vishal Sekhar's new creation promises to be a big hit! [more]

Laugh A While

Medical terminology in a lighter form. [more]

Cartoon - Rakhi

Dancing with Rakhi! [more]

Recipes - Hyderabadi Cuisine

Hyderabadi local cuisine has distinct flavors that impart both Telugu and Muslim flavors to produce some delectable cuisine. Try these recipes. [more]

Photo Of The Fortnight

Legendary Rome's Trevi Fountain - The water at the bottom of the fountain represents the sea. Legend has it you will return to Rome if you throw a coin into the water. [more]

Thought For The Day

We have enough religion to make us hate and not enough to make us love one another - Jonathan Swift. [more]

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