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Lokvani wishes all its readers a very Happy Sharad Poornima and Halloween!

The average Indian CEO lasts less than 4 years in the corner office.
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Our Voice And Yours
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Lokvani Talks To Arun Kankani
Lokvani Talks To Arun Kankani


SEWA is a Hindu faith based multi-national charity organization that has been working tirelessly to support the people in need. Arun Kankani, the President of SEWA USA talked to Lokvani about the work and impact of SEWA.
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Neelam Wali Takes Over As President Of Saheli


Congratulations to Neelam Wali, who is the new President of Saheli, and Meenakshi Garodia, who is the new Vice President of Saheli. In addition, two new members joining the Board are Tanu Debasri Basu and Rituparna Bose.
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Neelam Wali Takes Over As President Of Saheli
Webinar On "Preservation Of Heritage & Culture: The Temples Of Kashmir”
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On October 31st, a webinar on "Preservation of Heritage & Culture: The Temples of Kashmir” will be presented by a wonderful set of panelists. It’s an attempt to learn about: a) the condition of shrines & temples in Kashmir and their assets, b) attempts to restore these shrines & temples and to reclaim their assets and c) make them functional again.
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6th Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival Boston


by Chitro Neogy
From Nov. 6-8th, for the first time ever, CIFFB 2020 will be held in a hybrid mode, with few films screened at a theater while the rest will be available online through our streaming partner.
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6th Caleidoscope Indian Film Festival Boston
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Human Voice Orchestra – An Experiment In SAPNE Folk Literature Festival
Human Voice Orchestra – An Experiment In SAPNE Folk Literature Festival


by Geetha Patil and Bijoy Misra
The South Asian Poets of New England (SAPNE) set up their summer meeting to experiment on the concept of Human Voice Orchestra in the 4th Annual South Asian Folk and Oral Literature Festival.
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Saheli Annual Meeting


On Saturday, October 12, Saheli held its 2020 Annual Meeting. The meeting was organized as a virtual event and was well-attended by many community members, supporters, volunteers, and donors.
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Saheli Annual Meeting
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IAB Virtual Diwali
IAB Virtual Diwali


The Indian Americans of Burlington are planning a virtual Diwali 'Maitri'-#IABDiwali2020 with innovative activities, workshops and competitions starting October 29th and culminating in the grand finale Diwali Cultural Show on Nov. 1st.
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Maanavseva Presents 'Mile Sur Mera Tumhara'


Maanavseva presents 'Mile Sur Mera Tumhara', a musical journey in support of cancer awareness, on October 31st at 11:30 am.
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Maanavseva Presents 'Mile Sur Mera Tumhara'
Satyanarayan Pooja And Sharad Purnima Celebrations At Satsang Center
Satyanarayan Pooja And Sharad Purnima Celebrations At Satsang Center


SATSANG Center celebrated Navaratri safely and in a unique way for all 9 days till Dussehra. We appreciate all the participants for maintaining safety Practices. Sharad Purnima is celebrated in a different way! It emphasizes Dandiya Raas rather than Garbaa!
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Upcoming Events At NESSP


Upcoming Events At NESSP feature Sri Satyanarayana Vrat Katha, Mahanyasa Purvaka Rudrabhishekam, Karwa Chauth, Vakratunda Sankashti Chaturthi & Happy Diwali!!
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Upcoming Events At NESSP
LearnQuest Presents Pt Jasraj Tribute Virtual Concert By SPK Academy
LearnQuest Presents Pt Jasraj Tribute Virtual Concert By SPK Academy


LearnQuest is pleased to invite you to a very special concert on Nov. 1st by Ustad Shahid Pervez Khan dedicated to the great Hindustani vocalist Padma Vibhushan Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj.
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KHMC Concert - Amruta Vasantgadkar And Anvi Srishti Charvu


On November 1, 2020 listen to two fabulous concerts by Amruta Vasantgadkar and Anvi Srishti Charvu.
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KHMC Concert - Amruta Vasantgadkar And Anvi Srishti Charvu
Support-A-Child (SAC) Youth Council
Support-A-Child (SAC) Youth Council


On Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 from 4:30-7pm, Support-A-Child (SAC) Youth Council hosts a virtual youth talent fundraiser featuring our creative and artistic High School and freshmen/sophomore college students from across the United States.
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Chinmaya Mission Boston: Virtual Diwali Gala And Fundraiser


Chinmaya Mission Boston is extremely happy to host its annual Diwali celebration online this year on Nov. 22nd with Swami Sarveshanandaji, Padma Shri Smt. Sudha Murty and Mrs. Anuradha Palakurthi.
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Chinmaya Mission Boston: Virtual Diwali Gala And Fundraiser
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Nitya Kodali Crowned ‘Miss Teen Telugu Universe 2020’
Nitya Kodali Crowned ‘Miss Teen Telugu Universe 2020’


Nitya Kodali, a 15-year-old Indian American student, was crowned the world’s first ‘Miss Teen Telugu Universe’ during an international beauty pageant Oct. 3.
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A Reason To Rejoice - The Story Of Vision-Aid Student Bharatan


by Vaidehi Hariharan and Sonal Patel
Vision-Aid is happy to share their joy and pride on the achievement of Bharathan, one of the Vision-Aid students, and also a Teaching Assistant l in Vision Aid learning programs. The Vision-Aid team would like to share his story of success, as it is sure to motivate other vision-impaired persons like him.
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A Reason To Rejoice - The Story Of Vision-Aid Student Bharatan
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Yoga Sutra: Heyam Dukham Anagatam
Yoga Sutra: Heyam Dukham Anagatam


by Ritu Kapur
This week, as I practised yoga with my son, I decided to share one of my favorite quotes with him from Patanjali's book of Yoga Sutra. From Chapter 2, verse 46 says, Heyam Dukham Anagatam. Meaning, avoid the suffering which is about to come.
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Laugh A While - Jokes


To me, "drink responsibly" means don't spill it.
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Laugh A While - Jokes
Recipes
Recipes


It is Halloween and time for Pumpkins!
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Picture Of The Fortnight


Down by the Valley in Arunachal Pradesh.
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Picture Of The Fortnight
Thought For The Day
Thought For The Day


“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” ― Abraham Lincoln.
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