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Indian-American appointed as US research head

Indian-American academician Subra Suresh has been confirmed 'unanimously' by the US Senate to be the next director of the $7.4 billion National Science Foundation for a six-year term. President......

Indian American selected for $250,000 Cherry Teaching Award

One of the first things Meera Chandrasekhar noticed at BrownUniversity, where she was enrolled in the doctorate program in physics, was that there were just three women and some two dozen men.......

Indo-American gets 2nd term on US nuclear trade committee

The Srinagar-born expert was consulted by the Bush administration when the US and India began negotiating the civil nuclear deal. Aziz Haniffa reportsSrinagar-born Dr Vijay Sazawal, 67, one of the......

Wharton and Modi: How political gamesmanship won

'I agonise for these students that only desired to create a platform to discuss India's challenges and opportunities for growth. The students and the Wharton administration must learn the lessons......

Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar passes away

Legendary musician Pandit Ravi Shankar passed awayin San Diego on Wednesday. He was 92. The musician was admitted to the Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla last Thursday after he complained of......

Ratan Tata among American Academy Fellows

One of India's leading industrialist and two Indian American researchers have been elected as members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ratan Tata, chairman of Tata......

Crafted with care

Out of strength, sometimes, comes sweetness. Nine years ago, when Ikea, the Swedish furniture company, was being challenged over the use of child labour, its executives decided that instead of......

Businesses that don't exist, but should

In the last 12 months, companies in the S&P 500--excluding financial firms--collectively spent at least $133 billion on research and development, or 9% of total sales. (That number is a floor......

Dream job? Knowing English is not enough

What's the big advantage that India has over China? That's easy: It's India's more than 200 million English-speaking workers. But English-language skills in India only go so far. The world's......

Ramesh Pandey beats Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet

When the votes for the Reader's Choice CEO of the Year by MarketWatch were counted, Dr Ramesh Pandey of Xechem came first, relegating Steve Jobs of Apple Computers to second place and Warren......

Meryl Streep, a woman of letters

Actress Meryl Streep has been named an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.She was elected for a special category, established in 1983, "Americans of great distinction in......

Raja Sen's Oscar nominee wishlist for 2010

Every year, just before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces its list of nominees, I list out my own picks for most-deserving candidates. However, tallying this list with the......

And the Oscar for 'Best Bollywood Film' is...

Indian Americanshave asked the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to introduce a new award category of 'Best Bollywood Film' for films made in India.Rajan Zed, a leader of the......

Gowariker on Oscar Jury

Ashutosh Gowariker has finally been inducted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a member of the Directors branch. The AMPAS is the body that confers the Oscar awards every......

Review: Leonardo DiCaprio excels in Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street has its moments but it is director Martin Scorsese’s weakest attempt at film-making, says Aseem Chhabra. If I was 20-something and Leonardo DiCaprio (I......

American ganstas trade guns for cricket bats

Cricket has become an unlikely saviour for a bunch of Los Angeles gangsters who have turned to the game for salvation fromviolence.This unusual team is all set to tour Australia next month. This 12......

Creating Champions

Reckon India does not have what it takes to produce a Wimbledon winner, an Olympic champion?The Brandenton, Florida-based IMG Academies, arguably the best-known multi-sport training facility in the......

Toddlers fuel China's Olympics dream

In a cavernous, unheated gymnasium in Beijing, Tian Yunzhong hoists himself into position on a set of parallel bars in preparation for his most challenging routine."Straight knees, straight knees!"......

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Q. Identify the person Alvin E Roth
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Q. Why Bhanu Athaiya wants to return her Oscar
Afsa Kausar:  A. Alvin Roth is the George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration in the Department of Economics at Harvard University, and in the...... more

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Q. US history is just 500 years old. Yet after having started from scratch, they have made themselves the only Super power. All look up to US...The Good, The Bad and also The Ugly.
Afsa Kausar:  A. yep very true. they fought on their own right to free themselves from english monarchy... they hv an excellent ethnic mix of crowd boasting of...... more

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Q. Whats d difference b/w Golden Globe awards and Oscars ? Which is more important to Hollywood ?
QueSera Sera:  A. The Academy Awards popularly known as the Oscars are undoubtedly the most prestigious in all awards. It is awarded by the American Academy of...... more

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Q. If you are entitled to choose an award (like Nobel Prize, Grammy, Pulitzer, Bookers, Arjuna Award, Bharat Ratna, etc.) which one will you choose, why?
Gaurav Shokeen:  A. Nobel Prize, Grammy, Pulitzer, Bookers, Arjuna Award, Bharat Ratna Are awarded as detailed below:-Since 1901, the NOBEL PRIZE has been honoring...... more

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Here's the complete list of nominees

New York : Following is a list of nominees in key categories for the Emmy Awards, the highest honors in U.S. television, announced on Thursday.... ...

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