AVANTI

  • ExIIT students help poor kids prepare for entrances December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Akshay Saxena and Krishna Ramkumar left high paying corporate jobs to help students from economically weaker families nurture their dreams. Through their organisation Avanti, Krishna and Akshay help economically weaker students from far flung areas prepare for medical and engineering entrance exams absolutely free. Raj Kumar has studied...
  • We are equal to any man: Avanti Birla March 8, 2009

    As I sat on the plush animalprint velvet sofa in the airy living room of the Birla House, only one word came to mind... class! Not one of those newly done overthetop billionaire homes, this timehonoured mansion brims over with sophistication. Not surprising then that the lady of the house...
  • UK to get its first fullystate funded Hindu school June 8, 2008

    London: Britain is all set to get its first fully statefunded Hindu school by September 2009. The Krishna Avanti Primary School in Harrow in northwest London, will have Scripture Reading, Vedic Math, Sanskrit and Yoga as part of its curriculum. On Saturday, a traditional bhumi pujan ceremony was held before starting the...
  • Catch Birla couple unplugged now March 13, 2007

    Mumbai: They are one of the most photographed couples in high society circles. And they are both public figures and known for their style and spirituality. Yash and Avanti Birla have been known for various reasons. They have seen in the papers and dodging the paparazzi. They have been noticed...