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The sex ratio at birth is down from 952 girls per 1,000 boys to 900 in 2015 and continues to decrease!
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12th Annual LearnQuest Music Conference Binds Boston Music Lovers In A Spell
12th Annual LearnQuest Music Conference Binds Boston Music Lovers In A Spell


by Shuchita Rao and Durga Krishnan
Approximately 400 music lovers attended the 12th annual music conference organized by Waltham based LearnQuest Music Academy. The twin traditions of Indian classical music, Hindustani from North India and Carnatic from South India were ably represented by 45 top-notch classical musicians from India.
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Boston Kids Continue To Shine In Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana 2017


by Uma Sankar
The Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival is the largest Indian classical music festival outside of India. A major highlight of the Aradhana is competition of music and dance where talented kids from different parts of the US participate. This year there were 900+ participation for competition in just music. Several students from New England won.
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Annamayya Utsavam At Bellingham High School
Annamayya Utsavam At Bellingham High School


Sruthilayalu, a fledgling organization started to promote Carnatic music skills and awareness, including closely related art forms like Kuchipudi, among the local Indian, especially Telugu, community, presented its maiden program on April 16th at Bellingham High School.
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Wonderful Kitchari Kirtan By Meerabai (Lee) From New York


by Geetha Patil
The Kitchari Kirtan Community of Cambridge, Massachusetts, meets on every second Friday evening of the month in the Harvard square area to recite Hindu Divine Deities’ Names, sing Bhajans, Sufi songs, and chant Sacred Beeja (seed) mantras from Hinduism and Buddhism.
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Wonderful Kitchari Kirtan By Meerabai (Lee) From New York
Ace Musicians From India To Join The Storm Of Melodies At Rāga-Rang
Ace Musicians From India To Join The Storm Of Melodies At Rāga-Rang


A spring of melodies is poised to storm New England with the fifth edition of Rāga-Rang. The show is scheduled for Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 6pm at the Scottish Rite Museum in Lexington, MA. Here is what Shekhar Shastri, a poet-musician, and producer-director of Rāga-Rang, had to say!
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BU Dheem Show 'Nirbhaya: Empowerment Through Dance


by Parveen Minocha
BU Dheem presented a dazzling collection of classical dances drawing from a variety of classical forms. The collection included traditional numbers and new creations like the presentation of Mulan in Bharatanatyam style.
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BU Dheem Show 'Nirbhaya: Empowerment Through Dance
Vision AID Update
Vision AID Update


Vision-Aid has had a great start this year. Various programs have been rolled out in the field to help rehabilitate the visually impaired across our centers.
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Foundations TV Red Carpet Awards Being Nick-named ‘Indian Oscars’


Foundations TV launched its first Red Carpet Awards Event, on April 9, 2017. This was a sold out event attended by 380 attendees that included, sponsors, nominees, performers and guests.
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Foundations TV Red Carpet Awards Being Nick-named ‘Indian Oscars’
Annu Palakunnathu Matthew Presents Migration Of Memory
Annu Palakunnathu Matthew Presents Migration Of Memory


by Geetha Patil
MIT Wednesday Discussion Group invited Annu Palakunnathu Matthew who is a professor of art (photography) at the University of Rhode Island's Department of Art and Art History to discussion on the topic "Migration of Memory" through her creative photo-based work on April 12th in Cambridge, MA
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College Planning Seminar For Middle And High School Students And Parents


Sarva Dev Mandir is organizing a college planning seminar for middle and high school students and parents by Anil Saigal on Sunday April 23rd at 1:30 pm.
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College Planning Seminar For Middle And High School Students And Parents
New England Khalsa School Film Screening And Awards Night
New England Khalsa School Film Screening And Awards Night


On April 29, 2017, the New England Sikh Study Circle will be screening four student films at Hopkinton High School in association with Film Neev, a film foundation for kids.
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God's Own Kitchen: The Inspiring Story Of Akshaya Patra


Bestselling author Rashmi Bansal has published a new book God's Own Kitchen: The Inspiring Story of Akshaya Patra. The book explores the unique model and scale achieved by the Akshaya Patra Foundation's school meal program which serves hot school meals to 1.6 million children across India.
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God's Own Kitchen: The Inspiring Story Of Akshaya Patra
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A Panel Discussion On Building Alliances To Combat Hate
Colors Of The Commonwealth<br>A Panel Discussion On Building Alliances To Combat Hate


IAFPE is hosting an panel discussion with Police Commissioner Evans and other leaders to address the concerns of the South Asian community that has recently been the target of hate crimes. The event is co-hosted by MIT India program, will be held on May 6 at the Wong Auditorium, MIT at 1:30 pm.
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Desai Foundation To Host Spring Garba


On Saturday, May 13th, join the Desai Foundation in an evening of raas garba dance, traditional Gujarati music, & dinner in celebration of spring! SPRING GARBA will be taking place at the Hilton Boston- Woburn at 7pm. The illustrious DJ Yogz will be spinning the beats for you and your friends to dance the new season in!
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Desai Foundation To Host Spring Garba
NESSP Sai Temple Conducted Sri SeetaRama Kalyanotsavam In A Grandeur Way
NESSP Sai Temple Conducted Sri SeetaRama Kalyanotsavam In A Grandeur Way


The annual Palkhi festival organized by the New England Shirdi Sai Parivaar occurs every summer. It is an opportunity for devotees to welcome their beloved Shirdi Sai Baba home. This year's Palkhi Utsav (festival) starts on Saturday, May 13th. Sri Sainath Maharaj arrives at each home to bless it and the host family among music and dance celebrations.
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IAGB Presents Chale Hans Ki Chaal


IAGB presents a two-act delightful Hindi Comedy 'Chale Hans Ki Chaal' on May 13th in Littleton, MA. The play is directed by Avinash Padhye.
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IAGB Presents Chale Hans Ki Chaal
The Who & The What - A Provocative And Moving Drama
The Who & The What - A Provocative And Moving Drama


Huntington Theater Company presents a provocative and moving drama 'The Who & The What' by Ayad Akhtar now through May 7th.
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Five Indian American Teens Named 2017 Dell Scholars


Diwas Gautam, Rashmi Chataut, Gulrukh Chughtai, Aruna Dhungel and Shayaan Siddiqui were among those named Dell Scholars for 2017.
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Five Indian American Teens Named 2017 Dell Scholars
Raj And Prem Goyal Award For Rising Star In Medicine
Raj And Prem Goyal Award For Rising Star In Medicine


Goyal Family Charitable Foundation and Lokvani.com invite applications for the "Raj and Prem Goyal Award for Rising Star in Medicine". Application deadline: April, 30, 2017.
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Dr. Seema Arora Elected To AAPI Board Of Trustees


Congratulations to Dr. Seema Arora, who was recently elected to the AAPI Board of Trustees starting June 2017. She currently serves as the Regional Director for the New England area.
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Dr. Seema Arora Elected To AAPI Board Of Trustees
Jonjy Ananth Sworn In As A Reserve-Deputy Sheriff
Jonjy Ananth Sworn In As A Reserve-Deputy Sheriff


Jonjy Ananth MD, MBA was sworn in as a Reserve-Deputy Sheriff by Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis at the Pleasant Valley Country Club in Sutton on Saturday April 8, 2017. The event was attended by over 200 guests including other newly sworn-in Reserve-Deputy Sheriffs.
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Asanas Guide - Align With The Divine


Having trouble with your yoga asana? Here’s a comprehensive guide to the science of asanas, what you can do go deeper into your practice, and how you can reap the most out of one’s practice. Enjoy!
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Asanas Guide - Align With The Divine
Pediatrician Seeks Parents’ Input To Improve Healthcare For South Asian Children
Pediatrician Seeks Parents’ Input To Improve Healthcare For South Asian Children


Maya Ragavan, MD, is a pediatrician at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Ragavan is partnering with Saheli for a research study with the aim of improving healthcare for South Asian children. She seeks 10 parents to participate in interviews.
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NESSP Launches GoFundMe Campaign As It Gets Ready For Grand Opening Of Largest Sai Temple In North America This Summer


New England Shirdi Sai Parivar, which is nearing the completion of North America’s largest Sai temple this summer, announced that it has launched GoFundMe campaign to raise $500,000. As of April 19, 2017, NESSP has raised $25,235 on GoFundMe. To support this great landmark, please visit NESSP’s fundraising page at https://www.gofundme.com/SaiTempleShrine.
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NESSP Launches GoFundMe Campaign As It Gets Ready For Grand Opening Of Largest Sai Temple In North America This Summer
Deadline To Convert PIO Card To OCI Card Is June 30, 2017
Deadline To Convert PIO Card To OCI Card Is June 30, 2017


The deadline for the conversion of People of Indian Origin (PIO) card into an Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) card, for US passport holders of Indian-origin, is June 30, 2017, according to the Consulate General of India in New York.
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Weekend Entertainment


Catch up, register and purchase tickets for the upcoming events and concerts including Amritha Murali, Raaga-Rang 2017, Majhe Jagane Hote Gane, Rachna Bodas, Pandit Ram Deshpande, Sufiyana Bahaar, 100 Years of Bollywood, Abhisek Lahiri, Samarpanam 2017, NE Walkathon, Velum Veikuzhalum, Nrityanjali 40 and MITHAS Annual Membership.
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