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Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms Julie Bishop meets Asha students

On 14 April, 2015, over 50 students from Asha communities were invited to St Stephens College for a lecture by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop. Addressing a gathering of over 200 students from Delhi University, she talked about the upcoming student exchange programme with Delhi University. Ms Bishop has been associated with…
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Australian Businessman Anthony Pratt hosts fundraiser for Asha

Leading Australian businessman Anthony Pratt and his wife, Claudine, brought A Taste of India to Melbourne on 11 April 2015. Hosted at the family’s iconic Melbourne mansion Raheen on Anthony’s birthday and attended by Bollywood superstar Vidya Balan, guests were treated to an unforgettable Indian banquet prepared by Hemant Oberoi, the Executive Chef at the…
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Asha Students receive awards from Governor of Victoria

On 17th February, 2015, Asha Society and the Australian High Commission jointly hosted a reception in the honour of Hon’ble Alex Chernov, the Governor of Victoria, and his wife Mrs. Elizabeth Mary Chernov at the Australian High Commission, New Delhi. The event was attended by many Asha supporters including representatives from diplomatic missions and companies…
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Team from Monash University volunteers at Jeewan Nagar slum colony

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia sent out a team comprising 10 post-graduate students and teachers to volunteer at Asha’s Jeewan Nagar slum colony for one week in February. Last year, when the team visited Jeewan Nagar for the first time, they were able to form lasting bonds with the community. And indeed, this was evident in…
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