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BOSTON—Boston won the First Prize at TyE Global Finals in Atlanta, GA, on Saturday. Bijli Energy, which along with 17 other teams from across the globe participated in the prestigious business completion geared towards high school students interested in entrepreneurship, bagged $7,500 in prize money. The second prize with $2,000 went to Detroit and the third prize with $500 went to Atlanta. One-Minute-Pitch prize was given to New Delhi, India.

Bijli Energy is a social enterprise with an idea to implement Micobial Fuel Cells that generate electricity from organic waste in the 25,000 villages in India that don't have access to electricity, TiE Boston said in a statement. The concept also involves developing about 16,500 entrepreneurs in these villages and positively impacting the life of over 10 million people.
BERLIN, Germany--With overall average price of $1.75, Delhi is the 5th least expensive beer city in the world, according to Beer Price Index complied from 75 cities worldwide by GoEuro.com, the bus, train and flight comparison site for travel across Europe. It recently launched its 2015 Beer Price Index, which compares several beers in stores and bars to rank 75 world cities in terms of price. None of the Indian cities made to the list. It is probably a good thing for beer lovers.
BOSTON-- Romulus Capital, a Cambridge, MA-based seed stage tech investment firm, is looking to raise money for its third fund, according to a recent regulatory filing, Boston Business Journal reported.

Neil Chheda, co-founder and general partner at Romulus, said he couldn't disclose the specifics of the fund — called Romulus Capital III — but said it would be "larger" than the previous two, according to the Boston Business Journal. Romulus, which Chheda co-founded with former McKinsey consultant Krishna Gupta, last raised $50 million for a fund in 2014.
WALTHAM, MA--ESPN Sports Center anchor Kevin Negandhi wanted to become the first Indian-American sports anchor and he did achieve his dream. In an exclusive video interview with INDIA New England News, Negandhi talks about his childhood as growing up in an Indian household and his sports dream. Negandhi recently visited Boston to attend a fundraiser for the Akshaya Patra Foundation. To view the video interview, click here.
LEXINGTON, MA—Newly-elected Lexington Town Committee members met with local Indian residents on Sunday to share their experiences as how they got involved into local politics and they urged Indian residents to get involved their town politics and serve the community.
By Rajat Bhatnagar
BOSTON--The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended the United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) for an unprecedented third time in ten years. In a statement, however, the ICC has confirmed it will allow the USA cricket team to participate in next month's ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015 in Ireland and Scotland. The USA U19 team will also be permitted to play in the upcoming Americas U19 Championship in Bermuda.
WASHINGTON--Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar, as well as ace India cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni have made it to the Forbes annual Celebrity 100 rankings of the world's highest-paid celebrities.

Both Bachchan and Salman share the 71st rank with earnings of $33.5 million each, while Akshay with $32.5 million is placed 76th. Dhoni with $31 million is ranked 82nd. This year's list ranks the world's 100 highest-paid celebrities, regardless of nationality.
By Arun Kumar
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama praised South Carolina's Indian-American governor Nikki Haley for calling for the removal of slavery era Confederate flag from the State Capitol grounds 150 years after the end of the US Civil War.  "For too long, we were blind to the pain that the Confederate flag stirred in too many of our citizens," he said delivering a touching eulogy at the funeral on Friday of the pastor of a historic black church in Charleston
MUMBAI, India-- "Ishq-e-Ibaadat", all geared up to go on floors, is about two love stories running parallel in time, says director Noor Mani.

"It is a romantic love story. Currently we are in pre-production. We are auditioning and getting songs completed with Arijit Singh, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Atif Aslam," Noor to IANS. He said the film, under the flag of Amee Patadia's AMEE films, is based on a novel.

"There are two love stories of two different couples from different eras running parallel. One is 1984-85 and other one in 2015 and how one modern couple is inspired from the old love story. That is the film all about," he said.
NEW DELHI-- So what do you do if your child hankers for noodles, now that Maggi and other brands are under a cloud? Experts say one should go for the generic varieties or make alternatives more interesting.
 
It's difficult to stop children from eating their favourite noodles or fast food, so put in extra effort, suggests Aarchie Bhatnagar, dietician at BLK Super Speciality Hospital here.
CAMBRIDGE, MA—Over 150 people congregated at the First Church in Cambridge, MA, on Saturday evening to listen to the "Dialogues with Divine: The Alchemy of Bhakti" concert with Deepti Navaratna. "We had a talk thread exploring common and contrasting concepts in Hinduism and Christianity," said Navaratna.

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LONDON-- Scientists have shown what happens inside our brain when we think our life may be over. The discovery was made during tests on passengers who escaped death when their plane ran out of fuel over the Atlantic, Daily Mail reported.
By Amit Kapoor
India's position, since the Narendra Modi government completed one year in office, has been a matter of wide-ranging discussion and speculation. Numerous articles have been written about the economy and other aspects of India's prospects for the future. A pertinent question to ask in the economic sphere is how does India fare in its overall competitiveness in comparison with other countries?
NEW YORK--A top-level Indian American executive has quit micro-blogging site Twitter to pursue some exciting new projects, the latest in a string of high-profile departures.
NEW YORK-- Parents must look at how their kids negotiate and resolve fights so that they do the same to cement the relationship even stronger, says new study.
NEW YORK--Researchers, including two Indian-origin scientists, have developed an eco-friendly bio-degradable green "herding" agent that can be used to clean up light crude oil spills on water.
NEW DELHI-- India on Monday signed the Articles of Agreement for establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) at a ceremony in Beijing.
KOLKATA, India--Foreign direct investment (FDI) in US from India is likely to maintain its current CAGR of nearly 30 percent and a marginal growth rate in the near future, a US official said on Monday.
BENGALURU-- India's pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd has voluntarily recalled from the US market two medicines including one used to treat seizures like epilepsy on the advice of the regulator, an official statement said.




















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