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Mathematician John Nash, who inspired 'A Beautiful Mind', killed in car crash

Noted American mathematician John Nash, who inspired the Oscar-winning film A Beautiful Mind, has died in a car crash. Before the academic world could fully recognize his achievement, Dr Nash......

Is India the American buffer against China?

Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC on how the American Enterprise Institute, a leading neo-conservative DC think-tank, wants the US to boost its military relationship with India. On the day......

An 'institution' analysing race relations

In 1929, Rabindranath Tagore was so troubled when he applied for an American visa that he cancelled his lecture tour and returned to India, the historian Ronald Takaki often said. The treatment the......

Asok, the first Indian comic character to win hear

Long before film-crazy Indian-American Raj Patel joined Archie, Jughead, Veronica and their gang in Riverdale High, Asok had made his way into Dilbert -- the enormously popular comic strip about......

How Sangh plans to 'decolonise' education

The RSS realises that with a majority BJP government at the Centre and in several states, now was the best time to undermine and perhaps outdo the Congress-Left ‘stranglehold’ over......

50 years later, will Moore's Law last?

A 2005 photograph of Gordon E Moore While chips have become ubiquitous, Moore’s Law has remained a self-fulfilling prophecy even half a century later. Not bad for an industry where the time......

Shivkar Talpade: First man to fly an aircraft?

The facts remain cloaked in mystery, but the legend goes that Talpade had created a flying machine powered by mercury and solar energy, and based on ideas outlined in Vedic texts. Image: Wright......

Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap -- cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power and low or no taxes, says Ajit Balakrishnan. When the talk turns to finding jobs for India's young......

Coming to India and making

In reality, all "manufacturing" and all manufacturers are not the same. One dimension to see the difference is by the degree of research and developed intensity, as a recent study in the European......

What legacy does Raghav Bahl leave behind?

Of the 131 entities Raghav Bahl follows on Twitter, 20 are politicians and political parties. The rest are a mix of journalists, policymakers, newspapers and Network18 news channels. He follows......

Hollywood babes glam up for fashion's biggest party!

Some of Hollywood's hottest women turned up for the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute's 'American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity', in New York on Monday. The evening saw gorgeous......

Honorary degree for Meryl Streep

Internationally acclaimed film actor Meryl Streep was among five distinguished Americans who were awarded honorary degrees by Princeton University during recent commencement exercises for their......

PIX: Nicki Minaj's curves and Jaden Smith's hair take centre stage at Met Gala

The Met Gala saw a galaxy of stars, including the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Madonna and Rihanna, rub shoulders with our very own Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone. An annual fundraiser event for......

'I'm not mentally prepared to marry. I still feel like a kid'

'It's very tough for someone, who doesn't have a filmi background, to get work in Bollywood. It's not a smooth ride unless you are really lucky. But I think one has to be prepared for that.''I must......

Varun Dhawan flaunts his six-pack abs

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Varun Dhawan, who recently launched the trailer of his upcoming film Dishoom, says he had fun training for the film. He......

Carl Lewis queries Bolt's long jump ambitions

Usain Bolt should concentrate on retaining his Olympic 100 and 200 metres titles before considering a move into other events, nine times Olympic champion Carl Lewis said on Tuesday. Bolt emulated......
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Refugee or migrant? Sometimes the line is blurred

A dozen years before the influx of refugees and migrants to Europe’s shores would force policymakers to take heed, Michael... ...

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Books instead of bouquets, what an idea Modiji! Here are 5 books we'd gift you

Our prime minister is full of fabulous ideas. He really is. From random demonetisation dictates to perfecting the art of selfies and pulling the... ...

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Patty Jenkins dons 'Wonder Woman' cuff at AFI event

After taking the global Box-Office by storm with her maiden superheroine movie 'Wonder Woman,' it seems like director Patty Jenkins cannot get... ...

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Al Pacino set to play former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in HBO film

Al Pacino, reportedly, is set to star in HBO's movie on the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that took down Penn State's illustrious college football... ...

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