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031 - Indian Super'bowl' 2

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031 - Indian Super'bowl' 2

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A podcast in Telugu about technology, programming, music, movies, life in the Bay Area and other stuff. Find us at telugubytes.com and twitter.com/telugubytes.

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After almost an year later, Aravind and Ravi get back to discuss one of their favorite topic - trips to India. They talk about Ravi's recent trip to India and his experiences. Follow up Air India (SFO to Delhi) Progress in Vijayawada Temples in Tirupati and Thanjavur Staying in Chennai  Sankranthi Movies Next episode guest!

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