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Telugu Language And Literature
Dr. G.V.R. K. Sharma of Harvard Medical School presented the lecture on “Telugu Language and Literature” as part of the Harvard University Outreach series on January 10, 2009, at Harvard University.

Akshaya Patra Receives Honors From Cnbc And The Limca Book Of World Records
The Akshaya Patra Foundation has been awarded the 2008 India Business Leader Award for Social Enterprise of the Year from CNBC–TV in India. Akshaya Patra has also been recognized by the Limca Book of World Records.

HBS India Conference
"Think Big, Start Small Scale Fast - is the mantra that works well for companies planning to start operations in India," says Venkatesh Kinni, VP Marketing Coca Cola India, who was one of the featured panelists at the Harvard India Conference.

AIF And MIT- India Program Present Nandan Nilekani New Book 'Imagining India '
The Boston Chapter of the American India Foundation in partnership with MIT India Program present a unique opportunity to meet, hear and interact with Nandan Nilekani, Co-Chairman Infosys Technologies, discussing his new book on Friday March 27th at the MIT campus.

NSF Bees: An All-round Winner
Congratulations to all NSF Bees participants especially Nihal Gowravaram, Niket Gowravaram, Namrita Murali, Anjitha Radhakrishnan and Nivedha Ram, who were winners of multiple bees.

LoKal Channel - April 16, 2009
Watch clips of Harvard Professor Tarun Khanna and MIT Prof Sangeeta Bhatia presenting at Davos 2009 world economic forum. Watch the TIE SE and Marketing SIGs event on using social media. See New England's O.P. Nayyar and R.D Burman shows! See a preview of child prodigy Shraddha Nagaraj's BhN..

Vaisakhi Mela 2009
More than 1000 people attended the Vaisakhi Mela featuring Surindar Shinda, Sukhwinder Panchi, Ranjit Teji and Ishmeet Narula. The event waa sponsored by a number of local businesses and local media.

Shubra Chandra's Presents Her Spring Collection
.Eco-friendly fashions and one of kind designs, from local entrepreneur, Shubhra Bhattacharya Chandra. The business is committed to responsible and sustainable business practices, eco-friendly and organic fabrics and giving back to the community. She will present her collections in a series of shows in May.

Panel Meets To Green The Economy After Bhopal Disaster
On May 11th, in the Boston Public Library, a panel comprising of a Bhopal Chemical Disaster survivor, a long-time activist and managing trustee of the Sambhavna Clinic, Bhopal, as well as two Boston-based social justice advocates and non-profit leaders met to discuss and answer questions about the disaster and find ways to green our economy to ensure ‘No More Bhopals’ happen anywhere in the world again.

The Salem India Story - Talk With Author Vanita Shastri
New England celebrity high-tech entrepreneur Desh Deshpande released a book written by Dr. Vanita Shastri entitled “Salem India Story – Maritime Trade between Salem and India: 1788-1845” in an elegant ceremony on April 18, 2009 at the National Heritage Museum in Lexington.

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