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PM gets prestigious US university award

November 11, 2005 00:55 IST

A leading United States universityon Thursdaypresented Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with one of its rare honours in recognition of the collaboration between its faculty and the Indian people.

Tufts University Vice-President Mary R Jeka told PTI Dr Singh was awarded the University President Medal at his residence in New Delhi. Tufts University President Lawrence S Bacow presented the award toDr Singhduring an evening appointment with him, she said.

The university, one of America's leading liberal arts institutions, also named UN Under-Secretary (Communications and Public Information) Shashi Tharoor for the same award.

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