Om Prakash Of UMass Amherst To Lead A Global Research Team
Prof. Om Prakash, an agriculture biotechnologist at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, is slated to lead a global research team after being named a grant recipient by the Worldwide Universities Network.
Jit Saxena To Be Honored At AIF 10th Annual New England Gala
We are delighted to honor Jit Saxena who has made significant contributions to technology world and local economy” says Santhana Krishnan, Co-Chair of the New England Gala. “It is fitting that this being our tenth annual gala we honor someone who has made a lasting impact on the community by focusing on the mission of each of his ventures and being a role model for many.”
Dr. Kartik Shanker Named Director Of ATREE
The Governing Board of ATREE has appointed Dr. Kartik Shanker as the new Director. Dr. Ganesan Balachander, the current Director, will be returning to Board. Dr. Balachander has led ATREE for 3 years with distinction, enhancing the profile of ATREE as a premier research center in Asia.
AIF New England Chapter Announces Santhana Krishnan As President And Its Council Of Governors
On the tenth anniversary of its New England Chapter, the American India Foundation (AIF) announced its Council of Governors with Santhana Krishnan as its first President. Nominated for a three-year term, the Council of Governors is chartered with expanding and developing AIF’s outreach in New England.
Balram Singh Donates $2.3M To Maryada Foundation
Balram Singh, retired biochemistry professor from UMass-Dartmouth, donates $2.3 million to a foundation called the Maryada Foundation, which he said “is dedicated to advancing the impartial and selfless understanding of the world through science and education.”
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|Hindi Manch Sahitya Sammelan 2016|
Hindi Manch Does it again! Hindi Manch mesmerizes the packed auditorium of Thoreau School of Concord, MA on December 18th with its third 'Sahitya Sammelan,' a Literary Sitting on a much larger scale and in a more structured and formal setting. Hindi Manch brings every year, one is its kind event purely based on Hindi/Urdu Literature. [more]
|Musical Performances In 2016|
A recap of musical performances from 2016. [more]
Music that rocked in 2016! [more]
Actress Deepika Padukone has praised Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif for their stint on the fifth season of filmmaker Karan Johar's popular talk show "Koffee With Karan". [more]
The talent of Youth was in abundance in 2016 - Karthik Karnik, S. Chakraborty, A. Arivudainambi, Y. Makaram, A. Punjabi, S. Saini and M. Jagadeesan, Reshma Goenka, Sonika Vaid, Diya Godavari, Amrita Ajai Thirumalai, Sahana Venkatesh, Sanjana Shah and Rohan Chalasani. [more]
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