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Nirupama Rao named visiting fellow at US university

Nirupama Rao, the former Indian Ambassador to the US, has been named as the 'Meera and Vikram Gandhi Fellow' with the Brown-India initiative at the Watson Institute for International Studies. Rao,......

India to serve as bridge across world's diversity: Krishna

At launch of the 'India Initiative' by the Brown University External Affairs Minister S M Krishan delivered an inspiring speech. Here's the full text: It is a privilege for me to be here at one......

NRI scientist records brain dialogue

A Brown University research team, led by an Indian-American, has found that the electrical activity in the brain cells of sleeping mice isn't completely random. The team observed a dialogue between......

The argument for India

External Affairs Minister K Natwar Singh delivered this facinating lecture at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.India has a larger message for the world, one that acquires even......

Going gaga about Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal and I went to the same university, Brown. Sure, I was there several years before him, but nevertheless, it's true: we share our alma mater. So given his sudden rise to prominence, I......

Two US-based Indian women win exalted fellowship

Lakshmi Balachandra of Boston College and Ishani Tewari of Brown University were among 15 exceptional doctoral students honored by the Kauffman Foundation with its annual Dissertation......

Foreign varsity funds eye Indian markets

San Francisco Employees' Retirement System (SFERS), Brown University and Texas Investment Management have joined the list of global pension, endowment and universities' funds that are attracted by......

Modi must heed Indian economists, not only NRI ones

'The time has come to incorporate Indian sociology into economic policy.''The first step in that direction would be to listen to economists trained in India and not just the US and the UK, argues T......

It's 3G all the way at the Ambanis

With Anmol Ambani’s induction into Reliance Cap board ratified by the AGM, the 3rd generation has well and truly taken charge at the two arms of the Ambani enpire. Here’s a quick at the......

US nominates Jim Yong Kim as World Bank prez for 2nd term

'Re-electing Jim Yong Kim will allow the World Bank to continue to build on important initiatives and reforms.'     The US on Thursday nominated Jim Yong Kim to be the World Bank......

'Thank you to the Academy. Thank you'

'All you people who feel like there's no mirror for you, that your life is not reflected, the Academy has your back, the ACLU has your back, we have your back, and for the next four years, we will......

Will La La Land lose out at the Oscars?

There is a group of La La Land haters -- especially jazz aficionados who feel the film gives too much importance to a white man who sets out to save the musical genre associated with the African......

'Karan Johar said he was blown away by our performance'

'We have been getting e-mails for assignments and events. People from random islands, like Seychelles, called us to perform for India's independence day. It's crazy to see how the internet affects......

Getting nostalgic about Winona Ryder and Sharmila Tagore!

Old songs, retro fashion, 1980s pop culture, childhood icons and sharing space with Kundan Shah on paper, the theme of Sukanya Verma's super-filmi week was consistently nostalgic.   Monday......

To appreciate Raman Raghav 2.0, you will have to surrender to it

'There is no way you can view the movie from a distance, from a moral high ground, and get to its core.''To truly appreciate what Anurag Kashyap is trying to do here, you may have to lose a part of......

Noteworthy statistics from first-class and Ranji Trophy

Maharashtra’s Swapnil Gugale and Ankit Bawane set a new record in the Ranji Trophy championship against Delhi, by adding 594 runs for the third wicket without being separated. This is now the......

PHOTOS: Ali feted by the famous and fans in final farewell

IMAGE: A hearse carrying the body of the late Muhammad Ali enters Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky, US. Photograph: John Sommers II /Reuters Religious and political leaders joined......

England's James Taylor forced to retire due to 'severe heart condition'

IMAGE: England's James Taylor celebrates after reaching his century. Photograph: Action Images via Reuters/Philip Brown Livepic. England batsman James Taylor has been forced to retire from all......

10 lesser known facts about newly-crowned Wimbledon champion Sania Mirza

India's Sania Mirza (right) and Switzerland's Martina Hingis are ecstatic on winning their Wimbledon doubles title on Saturday. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images When you think of Indian......

US led FIFA probe should not harm expected 2026 bid: analysts

Activists from advocacy group Avaaz demonstrate near the Hallenstadion, in Zurich. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters America's chances of hosting the 2026 World Cup are not likely to be hurt by a......
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Here's How A Duke Professor Broke Down Wizard Genetics In 'Harry Potter'

&& Anyone who has sat through a high school biology lecture on genetics understands the basics of dominant and recessive alleles, which explain,... ...

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Trump decries 'brutal' N Korea regime after US student death

President Donald Trump denounced North Korea as "a brutal regime" after the death of a 22- year-old US student released by the reclusive country in... ...

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Link between eczema, heart disease questioned

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Islamophobia and causes of terrorism must be part of awkward conversations after London Bridge attack

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New algorithm to teach robots human etiquettes

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