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Lokvani Talks To Dean Gopinath
Lokvani Talks To Dean Gopinath

(This section is sponsored by New England Shirdi Sai Temple)

Dr. Gopinath is Dean of the Jindal Global Business School, Sonipat (Delhi NCR) and is on the faculty of the Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University (Boston, USA). He talked to Lokvani about the Jindal Universities and his vision for the business program.
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In Conversation With The NESSP Bhandara Team

(This section is sponsored by Stephen Campbell, Mortgage Master)

The Bhandara at NESSP is a fabulous meal that is given freely to all those who come to the temple. The Bhandara team talks about the motivation for Bhandara and share the secret of why it tastes so good.
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In Conversation With The NESSP Bhandara Team
Bollywood Baatein
Bollywood Baatein

(This section is sponsored by Monique Kornfeld, Esq.)

There is no place on this planet earth where our most sought after love birds, Ranbir and Kat can spend some quality without being captured by media and their admirers. Another secret beach holiday plan of this much followed couple has gone kaput.
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AIF MANSI Summit - Thought Leaders Discuss Neo Natal And Maternal Care

(This section is sponsored by Masala Art)

On April 18th, the American India Foundation (AIF) held The Maternal and Neonatal Survival Initiative (MANSI) Summit at the Merck Research Laboratories.
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AIF MANSI Summit - Thought Leaders Discuss Neo Natal And Maternal Care
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Isha Roland NESSP
Young Professional - Divya Aggarwal
Young Professional - Divya Aggarwal


Divya Aggarwal is a Licensed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist based in Massachusetts. She talked to Lokvani about why chose to become a dietitian. She shares secrets of a health diet.
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Sree Vijaya Durga Temple Nila Rakhit Timeless Lens Photography
KHMC Concert Series: Blossoming Music Befitting Onset Of Spring



by Sudhakara Rao
After grueling snowy-winter, it was a nice spring-like day. The invited artists gave a series of scintillating concerts at the residence of Hemangi and Sameer Apte of Canton that progressed like a blossoming flower befitting the onset of the spring season.
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KHMC Concert Series: Blossoming Music Befitting Onset Of Spring
Resilience - A Benefit Dance Concert
Resilience - A Benefit Dance Concert


Well known Boston area Bharatanatyam dancer, Soumya Ramanathan, recently presented a performance at the Jewett Auditorium in Wellesley College. Titled “Resilience”, this was a benefit dance concert organized by the Wellesley College Chapter of Acid Survivors Trust International.
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Sri Lakshmi Temple Amma Subhash Agarwal
Tamil New Year’s Day 2015 At HTNH



By K.Arvind
Fabulous recitals by Amrita Ajai Thirumalai, music by Pratik Bharadwaj, Sahana Srinivasan, Tarun Banglore and others was presented at the Hindu Temple of New Hampshire(HTNH) to mark Tamil Varshaporappu and Ugadi. HTNH seeks you support through the Donate a Brick and other campaigns.
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Tamil New Year’s Day 2015 At HTNH
Dawat 2015: A Grand Success - Raises Funds For Multiple Charities
Dawat 2015: A Grand Success - Raises Funds For Multiple Charities


Indian Association of New Hampshire (IANH) celebrated the spirit of giving at its Dawat 2015 event on March 28, 2015. Suitably blessed with good weather and a perfect venue, Alpine Grove in Hollis, NH, started to fill with wonderful people of similar passion, who joined hands to help those less privileged.
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IMANE Participates In Health And Wellness Expo



By Seema Arora
Indian Medical Association of New England (IMANE) participated and provided health screenings at the INE Health & Wellness Expo on April 19th .
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IMANE Participates In Health And Wellness Expo
TCF Boston Hosts 2nd Annual Fundraiser
TCF Boston Hosts 2nd Annual Fundraiser



By Marhama Alvi
The second annual TCF Boston Fundraiser was held on April 11, 2015. It was attended by over 300 people and raised $560,000. Mr Mushtaq Chhapra, CEO and Founding Director of The Citizens Foundation was the Keynote speaker at the event.
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Shalini Chinmaya Mission Boston Sangita Joshi
Ekal - ATFS Math Bee Contest


Your kids can test out their Math skills while supporting children in remote rural Ekal schools who have no access to education but through Ekal. The contest is on May 9th and will be held at Tufts University, Medford, MA. Register before April 24th and get the early bird rate.
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Ekal - ATFS Math Bee Contest
Launch Of The Harvard International Review 35th Anniversary Book
Launch Of The Harvard International Review 35th Anniversary Book


On April 29, the Harvard International Review (HIR) will launch the Harvard International Review 35th Anniversary Book, which compiles 35 years of original contributions to the HIR from 49 leaders in international relations, including three UN secretaries-general, seven Nobel Peace Prize laureates, four Nobel Economics Prize laureates, and 11 heads of state.
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MIT India Conference: A New India In A Changing World


Did you know that India is expected to grow faster than China in 2015? Or that India is the world's fastest growing e-commerce network? Now in its fourth year, the MIT India Conference on May 2nd brings you some of the most influential leaders to address business, economics, and politics in one of the world's largest economies.
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MIT India Conference: A New India In A Changing World
Ankit Tiwari Live In Concert
Ankit Tiwari Live In Concert


A show by playback singer Ankit Tiwari of "Sunn Raha Hai" from Aashiqui 2 fame, Shilpa Rao and Akriti Kakar will be held at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium on April 25, 2015.
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SETU Presents Once Upon A Time Not In Bollywood


Come watch SETU’s new production: Once upon a time, NOT in Bollywood: an explosive play that explores the nuances of Indian politics while a parallel fantasy emerges through embedded Bollywood songs and dances. Play will be held June 4-7.
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SETU Presents Once Upon A Time Not In Bollywood
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Meru Foundation Ekal Vidyala PEM1
Priti Lathia - IndiArt Judge
Priti Lathia - IndiArt Judge


Priti Lathia is renowned professional artist and teacher. Her work has a vibrant, colorful and joyous feeling. Priti loves to paint nature with a painterly flair. Her paintings are inspired by places she has visited or still life subjects that has inspired her. IndiArt is honored to Have Priti Lathia as one of the IndiArt Judges.
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The Importance Of Being True To Your Roots



by Ishaan Bhojwani
Interview with HBS Dean Dr. Nitin Nohria by Ishaan Bhojwani, Co-President of the Indo American Youth Group.
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The Importance Of Being True To Your Roots
Sangeeta Bhatia Wins Heinz Award For Technology
Sangeeta Bhatia Wins Heinz Award For Technology


Sangeeta Bhatia, Director of the Laboratory Multiscale Regenerative Technologies and the John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is one of six recipients of this year’s Heinz Awards.
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Smartphone Eye Exam Service


A startup has a smartphone-assisted gadget that can determine your glasses prescription, with help from a remote optometrist. This has evolved from the research at the Camera Culture Group headed by Ramesh Raskar.
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Smartphone Eye Exam Service
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Shaadi Bazaar Learnquest NRIs Helpdesk
All You Need To Know About Allergies And Acupuncture
All You Need To Know About Allergies And Acupuncture



by Suraja Roychowdhury
Allergy season is in the air- oh yes, the pun is intended. And people with seasonal allergies don’t need to hear about the pollen count – their runny nose, sneezing and itchy eyes will let them know.
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Pros And Cons Of Applying Early Decision



By Stephen Friedfeld
For students beginning to think about college admissions, there is a lot of work to be done, from visiting and researching schools to taking standardized tests and building a strong admissions portfolio. Another consideration is whether to apply Early Decision.
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Pros And Cons Of Applying Early Decision
Beyond Domestic Abuse : A Survivor Story
Beyond Domestic Abuse : A Survivor Story


Malti, a South Asian woman in her 40s approached Saheli for help several years ago. Through her own strength and courage and help from Saheli advocates she is in a physically and emotionally safe place today. A survivor of domestic abuse, she shared her story with Saheli so that other women could learn to ‘break the silence’.
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Health And Wellbeing


Sadhguru explains how a person can be truly healthy in every aspect of life, not just free from disease.
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Health And Wellbeing
My Experience With TAA
My Experience With TAA



By Priyanka Angadi
During the summer of 2012 I was looking to try something new and by serendipity I met volunteers from TeamAIDAsha, also known as TAA. Soon, I was on my first run with TAA.
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Satya Mitra Deepti Navaratna Celestial Minds
Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including IndiArt Competition for Children, Gujjubhai Banya Dabangg, Ankit Tiwari, OP Nayyar Nite, ISW Hasya Kavi Sammelan, Nachda Punjab, Sadanam Balakrishnan & Troupe, Super Moms, Gurjarati Play - Logical Varta Ni Magical Rajuvat, Once Upon a Time NOT in Bollywood, and Tarang-Leher Unplugged.
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Weekend Entertainment
For The Mathematically Inclined
For The Mathematically Inclined


Congratulations to Abhimanyu Bhargava, who was the winner of the last set of puzzles. Here are two puzzles for one and all!
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Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week!

(This section is sponsored by Sounds Of India)


by Priyanka Jain
Here it is – the top ten countdown of the week! “Chittiyaan kalaiyaan” is still holding strong at the #1 track, but “Looking for Love” is climbing the chart!
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Music Review: Top Ten Bollywood Songs Of The Week!
Cartoon: On Phone
Cartoon: On Phone


Tech Marriages!
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Laugh A While


Handyman Jokes.
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Laugh A While
Recipes - Vermicelli
Recipes - Vermicelli


Vermicelli is very versatile and can used to make both spicy and sweet dishes.
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Picture Of The Fortnight


Wood ducks at Great Meadows at Concord. Asha Shah, our bird enthusiast captures this amazing photos on her camera....
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Picture Of The Fortnight
Thought For The Day
Thought For The Day


. Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
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