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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......

10 Indians who are heading top tech firms, exciting projects

From being ridiculed by the western world for being a land of snake charmers, Indians have established themselves on the global business stage. Image: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Photograph,......

The 10 highest paid Indian-American CEOs

Satya Nadella is the highest-paid CEO in the US. So how do the other Indian-American executives fare? Image: Satya Nadella with Bill Gates. Photograph, courtesy: Microsoft     Rs 525......

Fresh Ivy league post-graduates can't be analysts in India

Regulations ensure only postgraduates from Indian universities qualify for the job the day they clear their exams Recently, the chief executive of a financial services firm came across an......

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon dies at 59

Philanthropist Sam Simon, one of the creative minds behind the popular animated series The Simpsons, has passed away due to terminal colon cancer. He was 59. Simon died yesterday at......

Review: Interstellar is a true cinematic milestone

Interstellar is an incredible ride, a film that will scare and stupefy and drop jaws and make us weep, the kind of film that makes our hearts thump against our ribs for forty straight-minutes and......

Why Aasif Mandvi learnt to 'patank'

'We would always come back from auditions and ask one other... did they ask you to patank?' says Indian-American actor Aasif Mandvi at the launch of his memoir, No Land's Man. 'My father moved......

Life comes 'full circle' for A R Rahman

For Rahman, who had never attended college, the event hosted by the Berklee College of Music must have seemed humbling. Alla Rakha Rahman galvanised Boston recently, selling out the city's......

Ben Kingsley plays a Sikh cabbie!

"Sir Ben," I called out on the red carpet as he arrived to applause from hundreds of admirers at the Elgin theatre in Toronto. "You have played so many ethnic characters starting from Gandhi to......

Formula One under pressure end alcohol sponsorship

Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda sports an alcohol company sponsorship. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images Formula One was accused of sending out a mixed message on alcohol at the......

World's fastest man Bolt loses opening race of season

Jamaica's Usain Bolt (left) runs next to Tyquendo Tracey. Photograph: Gilbert Bellamy/Reuters World's fastest man Usain Bolt lost his opening race of the season on Saturday, anchoring the Racers......

Don't Miss! Best Sports Photos of the Week!

When Wayne Rooney played his hundreth match for England on Saturday, he was honoured with a trophy. Djokovic was in sublime form at the recently concluded ATP World Tour Finals, seeing him end the......
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The dark side of Dharma

Aaron Alexis was looking for something. He started attending a Buddhist temple in Washington and learned to meditate; he hoped it would bring him... ...

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In love with the past

Before titanium, before graphite, before composites and before steel, golf clubs had shafts of wood, ideally hickory. That era ended 80 years ago... ...

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US woman jailed for bias killing of Hindu

A New York woman who said she hates Hindus and killed a Hindu man by pushing him under a metro train has been sentenced to 24 years in prison, a... ...

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The Outlook for the Economy Today I would like to speak with you about the outlook for the U.S. economy. I should note at the outset that my... ...

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