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Gunman opens fire, shoots self at US varsity

A gunman on Tuesday opened fire inside a library at the University of Texas in United States, before shooting and killing himself. No other injuries were reported. The gunman was confirmed dead on......

'One-and-a-half million Indians served in World War I'

'Over one million people served in various battlefronts during World War I. And yet, even today, we know so very little about them.' 'It is absolutely essential to acknowledge this part of India's......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

India witnesses century's longest lunar eclipse

Moon's bright white glow turned crimson brick red when it delved into the dark centre of the Earth's shadow during the century's longest and darkest lunar eclipse. \\nThe awesome spectacle of the......

'Reservation politics will reach a dead end'

Caste may be losing its salience in Indian politics. This was the upshot of a talk Professor Suhas Palshikar gave to a small group of around 20 research scholars and professors on South Asia at the......

Once a bustling hub, Kolkata's central business district has few takers today

Dalhousie square has close to 55 historic landmarks Statue of Sir John Woodburn, which earlier stood at Dalhousie Square, Kolkata. Photograph: Courtesy of Special Collections, University of......

Nilekanis' most ambitious project to teach 200 million children

Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini are trying to improve education across India using interactive computer games and software to teach children via smartphones.  Image: Rohini's involvement......

Gujarat model of development: More hype than substance

The Vibrant Gujarat summit in 2013, under Chief Minister Narendra Modi's watch. With facts and figures, the CAG report has highlighted how Gujarat was far from a role model for states across......

'Business has lost trust, so has biz education'

People are no longer sure we are educating leaders who have the competence to fulfill the responsibilities that come with their positions of power and privilege, says Harvard Business School dean......

Digital publishing coming of age

When Brian Murray, group president of HarperCollins, said, "The younger generations are consuming information in a different way. They may not necessarily be going into bookshops. They are spending......

How Gandhigiri found a place in Munnabhai

Gandhigiri has become part of our vocabulary, and a big chunk of the credit for this goes to Dr Abhijat Joshi.He, along withdirector Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra, co-wroteLage......
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Agatha Christie's THE WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, an..

SILVER SPRING, Md. , Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Called "A perfect streaming service for the Anglophile in your life" by The New York Times and... ...

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Science and Religion

By Dr Jyotsna Bhattacharjee It is generally believed that science and religion are entirely different and there is no connection between the... ...

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AIFUCTO academic meet from tomorrow

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, Dec 5 - Guwahati will host the 30th Academic Conference of the All India Federation of University and College Teachers... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec0616/city052
Issue gets voice in institute, but what about the rest of India?

Students from the LGBTQ community in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences have complained of being harassed and discriminated against, according... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/lgbtqi-harassment-at-tiss-issue-gets-voice-in-gender-sensitive-institute-but-what-about-the-rest-of-india-3137804.html
Ideologies, Religions, Sufism and Sindh-Balochistan - V

A patchwork of culture: Languages across the continents are connected. This is the foundation of contemporary global culture, a post multi-cultural... ...

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