September 2018 - LSB celebrated its 40th anniversary on account of International Translation Day, with an event hosting and felicitating some of our veteran translators in Pune. A panel discussion was held on the topic "Translation - Then and Now" comparing how translation processes have changed in these 40 years
August 2018 - LSB conducted its first 10 day orientation course in Translation for aspiring translators.
July 2018 - Article of Devaki Datar Kunte (Head of Operations) on the emerging trends and future of the language industry in India, was published in the online "Insights Success Magazine".
July 2018 – Our article in Loksatta online for Career opportunities in Languages Part 2
June 2018 – Our article in Loksatta online for Career opportunities in Languages Part 1
April 2018 – At a workshop titled “Cast your future with Castings” held by Indian Institute of Foundrymen, Pune Chapter, Devaki Kunte spoke with Engineering students about languages and career opportunities in the technical domain
Madhuri Datar, our founder, was awarded the “Brahman Udyog Ratna” Award at Brahman Business Conference (http://www.brahmanbusinessconference.com ) in February 2018
Devaki Kunte offered to provide a talk about Career in Language Industry at Symbiosis High School in February 2018 for students of grade 8-10
Devaki Kunte was invited as Panel member at Association of Language Professionals in their session “Behind the Screen” Open Discussion on the dynamics of translation and industry expectations, held in April 2017 in SIFIL Pune
May 2016 - Article on “Data Security and Other Issues of Machine Translation” published in the monthly magazine of MCCIA, Pune (Pune’s oldest Chamber of Commerce), to increase awareness about how to avoid data disclosure online and the flipside of using free Machine Translation
Madhuri Datar was invited as a chief guest in 2016 for MIDAS trophy for plays in English and foreign languages, organized by Tejal creations in association with MIDAS in 2016.
To celebrate 35 years of Language Services Bureau, we came up with an interesting desk calendar which included various festivals celebrated throughout the world for every month of the year.
LSB was the proud sponsor for Modi lipi and Persian script workshops at Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal during the Virasat Festival https://puneheritagefestival.com (for 3 years (2014-16)).
Devaki Kunte invited as Speaker at Maharashtra Mandal’s SD Kataria High School and Junior College of Commerce to speak about Careers in Language Industry in 2016
Lokmat newspaper article on dearth of good Marathi language translators featured Devaki Kunte’s opinion on the same in March 2016
Devaki Kunte invited as Speaker at French Department, Fergusson College for addressing French Language students regarding the Language Industry based on her experience working with Language Services Bureau in September 2015
a. “September 2014 – Celebrating 35 years of service in the Language Industry with our renewed webspace!! November 2014 – We are happy to be relocated to a bigger better space on Tilak Road. Our new address has been updated to the Contacts page. We will upload photos of the new place soon!”
b. To celebrate 35 years of Language Services Bureau, we came up with an interesting desk calendar which included various festivals celebrated throughout the world for every month of the year.
Devaki Kunte was invited for a talk about “Translation as a Career” at the International Language Lab in BMCC College, Pune in March 2013 to celebrate International Mother Language Day.
Felicitated by NPCIL (Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.), Mumbai on the occasion of International Women's Day on 14th March 2012. Mrs. Datar presented a speech on "Challenges and Opportunities for today’s Working Women" to an audience of senior officers and women officials of NPCIL HQ, Mumbai, numbering more than 400.
Interview published in Sakhi (Supplement of Lokmat daily in Pune) on 8th January 2009.
The XVIIIth FIT (International Federation of Translators) World Congress took place in Shanghai from 4-7th August 2008. The theme of the conference was “Translation and Cultural Diversity”, however, various important factors of the Translation and Language Industry were also discussed and presented, which included translation tools, terminology management, translation standards, scientific and technical translation, localization, and so on.
"Devaki Kunte, our Senior Executive represented Language Services Bureau at this conference."
With some delegates from other translation companies, at a luncheon organized by the ATC (Association of Translation Companies).
At the venue of the Conference, Shanghai International Convention center
With some participants at the welcome dinner organized at the conference!
Invited and felicitated at the Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune – Commerce Division for their “Entrepreneurship Week" and publication of magazine on entrepreneurship, in August 2008
Invited for a speech and felicitated by the Entrepreneurship Cell, Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resource Development, Hinjewadi, Pune on the occasion of felicitation of some Women Entrepreneurs from Pune and Mumbai in October 2007