Company seeks answer to problem-solving biz BEDFORD, Mass. — Everyone knows it's not always easy to find the right answer to a question. But for Ashok Boghani and his business partners, it's a trial they endure all the time.
Finalists represent broad slice of technology industry BOSTON Finalists in the $50,000 Business Plan Contest organized by OPEN, the Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America, represented a range of industries, from telecommunications products to corporate software and business-information systems.
Indus Stars shine bright at awards ceremony WALTHAM, Mass. — About 270 people came out to honor some of the key contributors to the region's Indo-American community as INDIA New England News presented its first major public event.
Kenetec releases new product features NAUGATUCK, Conn. — After landing $12 million in venture capital last summer, Kenetec has released new features for its communications product and delivered them for tests with potential customers.
Mass. doctor has cure for India training need BOSTON — Dr. Dinesh Patel recently fulfilled a dream when he helped bring together a global corporation, the Indian government and medical experts from several countries to open a first-of-its-kind teaching center in Ahmedabad, India.
OPEN contest highlights top Pakistani start-ups BOSTON — A Toronto company took the top prize while a Boston-area one earned third place in the first-ever $50,000 Business Plan Contest organized by OPEN, the Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America.
Professors examine computing future ANDOVER, Mass. Aside from having leadership positions at a hot new semiconductor start-up, two area academics have outlined, in a new book, what they see as the future of computing.
Asset allocation key to strengthening portfolio If there ever was a stock market period that demonstrated the importance of diversification, this was it! Asset allocation — not investment selection or market timing is one of the most important factors in determining the success of your portfolio. A lasting lesson from this market debacle is that diversification is one of the most significant aspects of successful investing.
Gujarati group hosts Kutch artists for U.S. visit CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Just over a year since the 2001 Gujarat earthquake, most of the Gujarati Association of New England's rebuilding projects are on the way to completion but the group continues to help out in creative ways.
Orissa Society readies for Saraswati service SOUTHBORO, Mass. — At a time when the world could use some wisdom and equanimity, the Orissa Society of New England is preparing its annual prayer ceremony for Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of wisdom, learning and music.
The New England chapter of the Orissa society was started in 1983.
Sadhu Vaswani followers have center of attention DRACUT, Mass. — Area followers of Vaswani do yoga, practice vegetarianism and perform traditional Hindu rituals. But Dracut's Sadhu Vaswani Center defies easy categorization as simply a religious temple.
On busy Bridge Street not far from the Lowell city line, the L-shaped building appears to be a modern commercial center, complete with blue awnings advertising a gym and business offices. But it also includes the religious center.
Leasing space to businesses allows the Vaswani followers to keep a large part of the building for theirs and other religious groups to use. This includes four spacious carpeted suites, five classrooms, a large primary sanctuary area and a large kitchen and dining room on the first floor. It has become a regional center for devotees of several Eastern sects, including Swami Narayan and Dada Bhagwan. [Read more]
Mass. man turns savings into business success MARLBOROUGH, Mass. Since coming to the United States, Gurprakash Jaggi has set his sights on having his own business. After saving up money for years, his dream has come true with the opening of his store India Grocers.