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ADVANCE-FEE AND CREDIT OFFERS. Companies that do business by phone can’t ask you to pay for credit before you get it. For information, call toll-free 1(877) FTC HELP. A public service message from India Currents and the Federal Trade Commission.

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION and American Academy of Ophthalmology are issuing a consumer alert to educate consumers about Lasik Eye Surgery procedures. For more in-depth information about Lasik, call FTC toll-free (877) 382-4357 or go to

THREE QUESTIONS answered through numerology, send birth details with $31 to Suriender Sardana, 436 1/2 #A Pismo Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.

WESTCOAST AUTO BODY & PAINTING. Save 10% on any work completed or save up to 50% off of your deductible. Free estimates, no appointment necessary. Visit us at for more details or call us at (408) 732-1785.

AUTOBAHN BODY AND PAINT. Specializing in convenience and quality. Call (650) 966-1840.

ARE YOU A BEAUTICIAN? Do you do threading, waxing, facials, perms, hair cutting and styling? Place your advertisement here in India Currents Classifieds and reach 96,000 readers. Call (408) 274-6966 and place your ad today!

ROSITA BEAUTY SALON. Mehendi and bridal makeup. Threading, mehendi on hair, waxing, facial, manicure, pedicure. Licensed cosmetologist State Board of California. Call Mini (510) 386-5380 cell or (510) 623-0842 shop.

MARY SAHELI BEAUTY SERVICES in Mountain View. Facial $20, Waxing $25 for legs/$20 for arms, eyebrows threading $6, full face threading $15. All together packages $70. Henna/hair dyes $15, body massage for women and infants $40. For regular customers, billing can be accepted in several payments. Womens kitty parties, end of each month. Call Ravi for appointment (650) 968-7284 between 6pm-9pm or (650) 210-0012 fax.

SHAHNAZ HUSSAIN’S herbal clinic, Skin 2000 specializes in facials, hair massage, henna, eyebrow threading, full body waxing and thermo herb. Also, Indain traditional bridal makeup. Call (408) 227-8111.

BEAUTY PARLOR. Specialist in herbal facial, henna, waxing, manicure, threading, pedicure, party and bridal makeup etc. Call (408) 274-3450.

MASSAGE FOR MEN and women, facials, waxing, skin treatments, etc. Special packages available. Call Doreen Jattan, CMT (408) 314-1410 or

POOJA BEAUTY SERVICE. Facial $12-$20, bleach $10, waxing $20, threading $5, hair and bridal henna. Sat-Sun available and weekdays. Call (650) 964-2107.

BEAUTY CARE FOR WOMEN. Facials; herbal $25, Shahnaz $25, Shahnaz gold $40, face bleach $10. Threading; eyebrow $5, upperlips $3, chin $2. Waxing; under arms $5, arms $15, legs $25. Manicure $15; pedicure $20. Vegetable peeling, hair henna, massages, bridal/festival mehendi and makeup services are also available. Call Shivani (408) 420-5245 for appointments or visit

BOOKS ‘N BITS offers a great selection of books, cards and gifts. Books available in Avesta, Bengali, English, Hindi, Gujarati, Persian, Punjabi and Urdu. Varied titles. We also offer informative CD ROM and educational software. Call (562) 809-9110 or email to

VEDANTA SOCIETY bookstore. We have books on all major religions, traditional scriptures of India in English and Sanskrit, Ramakrishna-Vivekananda literature and music tapes. Call (916) 489-2116.

DO YOU HAVE A BUSINESS FOR SALE? List your grocery store, video store, restaurant, liquor store or gas station for sale right here in India Currents classifieds. Call (408) 274-6966 to place your ad.

VERY BUSY QUIZNOS subs franchise for sale in beautiful seaside Ventura, next to busy movie theater, downtown. Very profitable. Call (805) 641-1700 or (805) 646-9697 or email

GIA ALUMNI wants to retire and sell import/export business active from 1971 to now. Confidential and serious enquiries wanted. Inventory of faceted stones, cabochons for sterling Silver Jewelry and beads, website, GIA microscope and Gemological equipment, extensive inventory, full customer lists, supplier lists, customer supplier correspondence, all customer files and office furniture and equipment included. Email or call (650) 964-9026.

8.8 CENTS/MIN to India and 150 other countries. Looking for agents, huge commissions, selling great products. Go to or call (310) 378-3382.

BAY AREA ASHA’s Prayaas delivers quality Indian meals for lunch to offices along San Thomas/Montague Expy to companies like Altera, Nvidia, Intel. The meals include two rotis, rice, dal, sabji, raita and papad. The cost is $5.50 and they money raised goes to fund educational projects in India. Email to or order online at aas.

DAILY SPECIAL, home-made Indian food like roti, puri, naan, party cake, kheer, samosa, saag etc. Reasonable prices. Please call (408) 274-3450.

FRESH HOME-MADE Indian food, rice, dal, curry, paratha, roti, raita to takeout for lunch and dinner. Hampshire Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91361. Call (805) 778-1532.

INFANT CARE, convenient Cupertino, I-280/Foothill Blvd location. Weekends, off-hours, licensed, brand-new, pleasant facility, good ratio. Call (408) 737-0790.

CREATIVE KIDS DAYCARE for 0-5 year old in my Fremont/Mission home, close to 680/880. Seventeen years experience, CPR, first aid trained. Call (510) 651-7682.

LONG TERM opportunity for experienced housekeeper/babysitter for 2 and 4 year old children in Atherton. Call (650) 326-8010 or (650) 793-0269.

BINDU’S LITTLE ANGEL DAYCARE. F/T, P/T or drop-in care for ages 12 months and up. Before and after school care available. Pre-school environment. F/T. Located in Fremont area. Licence # 013415560. Call (510) 713-9662.

KARVE’S FAMILY DAY CARE. License #434404667. In Cupertino, early childhood educated and experienced. Safe, enthusiastic and encouraging environment. Abundant toys, age appropriate activities, vegetarian food. Call (408) 343-1073.

HOUSEKEEPER/NANNY needed for Muslim family in Pleasanton. 2 kids, prefer DMV with own car. Live-in/out. Long-term position. Call (925) 413-6964.

SEEKING A F/T nanny for a toddler, 1 1/2 year old boy in South Fremont/Warm Springs area. Light household chores. Call (510) 498-8754.

LIVE-IN FEMALE helper needed to take care of daughter after school and help with cooking and cleaning. Contact (650) 357-7506. Attractive compensation with food and stay.

LIVE-IN/LIVE-OUT NANNY wanted for childcare in Palo Alto, CA home. F/T. Call (415) 264-5400.

LIVE-IN NANNY wanted for a 10 year old Indian girl. Special needs child. Must speak Hindi/Punjabi/English. Room and Board provided. Please call (310) 719-8512 daytime or (714) 309-0454 evenings.

NANNY F/T for Hindu mother in Fremont hills, help in cooking, housework and little driving, car provided. Call (510) 651-6200 PM.

NEED F/T, live-in or live-out nanny for a five month old baby in Menlo Park. Light housekeeping and cooking required. Call (650) 619-9572 or (650) 575-7706.

KIND, PATIENT, Indian nanny required for 4 month old girl in San Francisco. English speaking preffered. Home near public transport. Call (415) 452-2608 or

KERALA DANCE THEATRE. Classes in mohini attam and kathakali. Call Radha Carman (310) 837-8568 or

RANGOLI FOUNDATION for arts and culture. Bharata natyam classes, choreography, performance and production. Near Sherman Oaks. Call (818) 788-6860.

SHAKTI SCHOOL OF Bharatanatyam. Classes offered by Viji Prakash. Classes in Woodland Hills, West Los Angeles, Torrance, Orange/Anaheim. Call (310) 837-5875.

CLASSES OFFERED BY LAKSHMI SAXENA in San Jose and Redwood City. North Indian vocal music: classical, semi classical, light music, harmonium, tabla. Also Hindi lessons. Available for performances. Listen “Lehren” Saturdays 11am, 1450AM. (408) 268-3651.

ALI AKBAR COLLEGE OF MUSIC offers study in North Indian classical music. Four 8-week sessions a year are taught by master musicians Ali Akbar Khan and Swapan Chaudhuri. Classes are offered in vocal, instrumental and tabla. All are welcome. For more information please call (415) 454-6264.

KALA SANGAM SCHOOL offers classes in North Indian vocal music, Hindi lessons, all levels, in Sunnyvale, Fremont, Cupertino, Los Altos. Call Director (510) 490-7502.

RAGASWARA SCHOOL of South Indian music. Classes offered in veena, vocal and theory. Group and individual classes available. Call (949) 453-8011.

SANSKRIT CLASSES taught in the Bay Area by Dr. Sarasvati Mohan, Director, Sanskrit Academy, former Sanskrit professor at Wesleyan University: all ages, all levels, group, individual and correspondence also. Call (408) 370-2260.

COMPUTER CLASSES. Your child will learn to build own website using HTML/Pabebuilder and apply his/her creativity. XML, Javascript, Java, VBscript also taught. Call (650) 949-0917.

TANJORE PAINTING for all ages offered in Cupertino, sizes 14×18, 16×20, 18×24. Call (408) 725-4245.

FREE PEER COUNSELING and support offered to S. Asian women. Maitri has a live person handling phone calls 9am-1pm (Mon-Fri) and a voice message helpline at all other times. Are you having problems with you partner? Are you going through cultural adjustment problems? Call (408) 730-4049. Our S. Asian female volunteers speak many South Asian languages. Toll free hotline 1(888) 8-MAITRI .

SENSITIVE, CONFIDENTIAL, PSYCHOTHERAPY for individuals/couples for issues like depression, stress, anxiety, cultural-identity, marital conflict, inter-racial relationships. Madhu Batheja, Licensed marriage/family therapist. San Francisco (415) 441-4530.

CHHANDAM SCHOOL of Kathak dance. Classes held in Berkeley, Mountain View, San Francisco, San Bruno, San Rafael and Union City. Beginning classes available in all locations. Call (415) 759-8060 or visit

MAHEA UCHIYAMA dance theater school. Classes, workshops and performances. Hula, West African, Tahitian, Kathak, Persian, Yoga, Middle Eastern and more. Call (510) 845-2605 or visit

TUTOR AVAILABLE. All school grades, all subjects. College physics, EE, chemistry, biology, maths. 2 year university teaching experience. Contact Ekta, Ph.D. or call (408) 406-9997.

CULTURAL BATCHELOR parties for the bride and groom. Call (408) 981-2127 between 6pm-9pm.

PASSION 4 FASHIONS, experience the latest fashion and styles from India and Pakistan. Attractive prices. For appointment, call (949) 643-9556.

PRIVATE FUNDS AVAILABLE worldwide, 1 million to 300 million. Land, commercial property, hotel and resort development and acquisition, etc. Call Billye Strambler (510) 433-7070.

INSTRUMENTS – Greatest selection of North Indian instruments in the U.S. Ali Akbar College of Music sells the finest quality sitars, sarodes, tanpuras, harmoniums, tablas, flutes, etc. Complete repair service. Ship anywhere in USA. Visa/Mastercard. Records, cassettes, CD’s also. 215 West End Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901. (415) 454-0581.

MANY NICE INSTRUMENTS for sale. Harmonium, triple-reed, scale changer $295; triple-reed, scale changer by Paul & Co. $675; tabla, nice sound $225; Yamaha keyboard $275; electric guitar and amplifier by Fender $275; accoustic guitar $50. Call (909) 255-9055.

PRIVATE THOMAS KINKADE collection. SF California Street, Hyde Street, Gloden Gate Bridge, Paris City of Lights, Beyond Autumn Gate, Carmel Delores Street, Cobblestone Lane, and Hometown Memories. Low numbers, highlighted, perfect condition, certificates. Call Jennifer (408) 262-4073.

OBSTETRICS, GYNECOLOGY & FERTILITY. Personalized care. Dr. Nilima Mamtora. Call (714) 956-3535.

NATURAL CURE for cancer such as brain cancer, lung cancer, metastatic cancer, bone cancer, cardiovascular problems, allergies such as asthma. Call Vinay Bhodia (650) 965-4885.

MANAGEMENT POSITION, Mail Boxes etc, Burlingame. Fax resume with salary expectation to (650) 349-8417.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for SF Women Against Rape. Hotline counseling, medical advocacy, in-person counselling, community outreach, fundraising and administrative work. Bilingual/bicultural volunteer especially needed. Training begins October-November 2002. For more information, call (415) 861-2024 ext 311.

HIGH-PAYING POSTAL JOBS. No experience required. Don’t pay for information about jobs with the Postal Service or Federal Government. Call the Federal Trade Commission toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP, or visit to learn more. A public service message from India Currents and the FTC.

GOVERNMENT WILDLIFE JOBS. Great pay and benefits. No experience necessary. The ticket to a dream job might really be a scam. To protect yourself, call the Federal Trade Commision toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP or visit A public service message from India Currents and the FTC.

HELP NEEDED for infant care center in Los Altos/Cupertino areas. F/T or P/T, live-in or live-out. Call (408) 737-0790.

ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS SOLUTIONS is looking for interns who are interested in starting their careers working in all aspects of software development. You will gain invaluble experience and knowledge working with experienced S/W engineers and managers to assist in your career goals. Our flagship software is developed in Oracle Developer 2000 forms/reports for both client server and web. We also have modules that use C++, Java and Wireless technologies. We will be giving you a job reference after completing 3-6 month internships with Enterprise Systems Solutions. Please not that positions are non-paid internships. Positions are located in the San Mateo, CA. Interested candidates send your resume to

WORK AT HOME typing ads in the internet and earn uo to $20/per hour. To learn more send email to or to sign up now go to

FLEXIBLE WORKING HOURS. P/T, F/T, newly open real estate office is hiring agents. No experience necessary. Free training provided. For more info, call (408) 259-3751 or (408) 838-3721.

FULL YEAR driver needed, M-F, Cupertino schools 3:00pm to San Jose City College 3:30pm. Paid in cash. Contact (408) 856-1741 or email

WANTED SALES and marketing people, male/female, excellent incentives, commission, benefits, car a must. Call (408) 937-7089 or (408) 258-9390.

HOUSEKEEPING, COOKING help wanted, F/T, P/T, 6 days/wk., live-in, live-out, prefer own transportation. Call (408) 356-6602 or (408) 356-7284.

INDIAN VEGETARIAN, North/South cook needed to prepare meals 1-2 times/week evenings at home in Santa Clara. Must have own transportation. Please call (408) 930-8929 between 6-9pm.

HINDI CONVERSATIONAL tutor needed for one-to-one classes in Hollywood area. Up to $45/hr based on the qualifications. Please call Logan at (323) 356-4073.

NEED NORTH/SOUTH Indian cook, tandoor experience, helper for restaurant. Call (408) 738-5791 or (408) 823-9543.

LOOKING FOR help in our Saratoga home. Cooking, cleaning, iron, errands, good pay. Call (408) 867-6220.

SONYA PEARLS AND CORALS. We have a great selection of pearls, corals, precious stones, gold plated silver jewelry, fine fashion jewelry and Mani sets. Call (562) 924-7665.

U.S. IMMIGRATION FORMALITIES, naturalization, green card. Rao Immigration Services, 18520 1/2 Pioneer Blvd #202, Artesia, CA 90701. Phone (562) 403-1646, fax (562) 403-1647. B.L. Rao or email, Member: American Immigration Lawyers Association.

IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY, citizenship, deportation, employment visa, political asylum, visa extensions, green card etc. Law Offices of B. Ram Goel. Call (562) 483-4444.

IMMIGRATION, FAMILY LAW, bankruptcy, wills. Call Sunita Sood & Associates at (714) 480-1600.

IMMIGRATION, criminal defense, personal injury. Call Robert Finn (562) 901-4942.

BANKRUPTCY, WORK INJURIES, auto accident, divorce, immigration, business litigation, corporation and partnership disputes. Call Kalra Law Firm (888) 425-2889.

IMMIGRATION LAWYER, free initial consultation, work visa, business visa, corporations, probate, marriage petitions, labor certification. Call Wellington Kwan (213) 382-1888 or

BUSINESS LAWYER, contracts, incorporation, disclaimers and confidentiality agreements for medium and large businesses. Thorough, knowledgeable, reasonable rates. Call Anu Sarma (650) 224-0428.

ADVOCATES FOR IMMIGRATION (AFI) is an immigration legal advice and assistance provider located at the Canada-U.S. border in Detroit, Michigan, handling most immigration matters for Indian-foreign nationals including visas, green cards for engineering, computer, and medical professionals, students, corporate personnel, investors, relatives etc. Contact or (248) 745-8555.

SEEKING A MATRIMONIAL alliance for your sister, daughter or a loved one? Place your ad here and reach 21,000 households. You may find the right person here in India Currents classifieds. To place your ad call (408) 274-6966.

LADY DOCTOR, 5’4″, looks like Bollywood star Rani Mukherjee, 34 years old is looking for a professional match. Caste no bar. Call (408) 258-9390.

CHILDLESS, SINGLE, white man, 55, loving, playful, bookish, strong, successful, nice-looking seeks Indian woman with same qualities and shapely, voluptuous figure for friendship, marriage and child. Write to, P.O. Box 282876, San Francisco, CA 94128.

SEEKING A MATRIMONIAL alliance for your brother, son or a loved one? Place your ad here and reach 21,000 households. You may find the right person here in India Currents classifieds! To place your ad call (408) 274-6966 today!

HINDU MALE, 33 years old , very handsome, 5’11”, looks like Bollywood star Salman Khan, looking for a lady under 33 years old. Caste no bar. Call (408) 258-9390.

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER Ph.D., 58 years old, divorced, Hindu gentleman, 5’6″, broad minded, good natured, good personality, looking for a Hindu woman with like qualities. Please write to P.O. Box 4351, Santa Clara, CA 95056-4351.

SOUL MATE needed. 37 year old divorced male, engineer looking for mate. Resides in Austin. Professional preferred. Please send email to or call (512) 733-8928.

MEN SEEKING MEN for friendship, dating, relationship–place your ad in Trikone Magazine, a quarterly magazine about gay and lesbian South Asians. Write Trikone, Dept. IC, P.O. Box 21354, San Jose, CA 95151,

WHITE MALE, 55, 5’8″, 150 lbs., enjoys music, arts, beaches, nature; seeks Indian women who enjoy the same, 30-50 age, 5 ft., thin, attractive, loyal, family values, loving heart. San Fernando Valley. Send photo and bio-data. Forward #872.

DEVINDER BASSI SCHOOL OF MUSIC. Vocal, tabla and harmonium in San Fernando Valley, Simi Valley, Diamond Bar, Torrance and Los Angeles. For information call (818) 885-6095.

R&D; PRODUCTIONS DJ service in the Bay area provides Hindi, Punjabi, and English music for corporate and private parties, events, and special occasions. Call (408) 314-1410 or (408) 529-9805.

JOIN THE GROWING NETWORK of South Asian women. Subscribe to the COSAW Bulletin. $12 employed, $8 student/unemployed. COSAW, c/o J. Vaid, Dept. of Psychology, Texas A&M; University, College Station, TX 77843-4235.

INDIA’S FIRST FEMINIST MAGAZINE Manushi puts you in touch with women in India. $25/yr. Manushi Trust, C-1/202 Lajpatnagar, New Delhi 110024, India.

CHHANDOGYA UPANISHAD, a dialogue between Sanat Kumara and Narada Muni. Available in English and Hindi translations, with commentary by Ma Yoga Shakti. $5. Call Steve (408) 464-8603.

SRUTI, English monthly of Indian classical music and dance, published from Madras. For details write: Sundaram Sankaran, 4318 Puller Drive, Kensington, MD 20895, or call (301) 564-0425.

MAGAZINE ABOUT LESBIAN & GAY South Asians. Personal stories, letters, personal ads, calendar of activities, news about homosexuality, resource directory, interviews. Subscription $12.95 per year. Write Trikone, Dept IC, P.O. Box 21354, San Jose, CA 95151. Call (408) 270-8776.

SARATOGA JUST GOT affordable, 2,600 sq.ft., 4 bedroom, 3 bath, Saratoga schools, in-laws quarter. All under $1.2 million. Don’t miss it! Call Rama, agt. Alain Pinel (408) 921-1987 or

HEY IT DOES not get any better for the first time home buyers, very affordable Evergreen location, 3 bedroom, remodelled kitchen, large yard and much more. All under $440k. Call Rama, agt. Alain Pinel (408) 921-1987 or

EQUITY REALTY. Buying or selling a home? Call Barry Fagan at (310) 456-6447.

WOW, SILVER CREEK country club, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, extensive limestone La Playa model. Call Rama, agt. Alain Pinel (408) 921-1987 or

FOR SALE IN NOIDA, a spacious. airy, and bright two-level single family home in prime location in NOIDA. Four bedrooms, 4 full baths, study, large living room, two family lounges, and covered garage. Built on 396 sq. meter (4,263 sq.ft.) lot. Built-up area 1,888 sq.ft. on first floor, 1,700 sq.ft. on second floor. Located in pollution free area in Sector 26 in NOIDA, landscaped with full grown neem, gulmohar, pipal, and guava trees. All amenities–schools, shopping, hospitals, banks, post office, fruit and vegetable shops, Mother Dairy–within walking distance. About 10 miles from Connaught Place and New Delhi Railway Station, 7 miles from Lajpat Nagar, 25 miles from International Airport. Owner occupied since 1986. Asking price $160,000. Contact:

RAMA, agt. Alain Pinel Realtors wishes all of you a Happy Navratri and Dussehra. I am ready to help you with your real estate