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Duke University inaugrates Hindu prayer room

The prayer room can hold only 20 people, and yet to some 300 Hindu undergraduates, dozens of graduate students and Buddhist students at Duke University--not to forget many professors--its......

Fellowhip in memory of Indian student

The president of Duke University in North Carolina Richard H Brodhead has announced that the university has established a fellowship in memory of slain Duke graduate student Abhijit Mahato, 29, who......

Leela Prasad: Interpreter of moralities

For many years Leela Prasad, associate professor of ethics at Duke University, had known Sringeri only as visitors know it: As the home of a 1,200-year-old Shankara Math and Sharada Temple. But in......

Anjali Bhatia chosen for Citizen Diplomacy award

Anjali Bhatia, a student at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is one of six people chosen to receive the inaugural National Awards for Citizen Diplomacy.Instituted by the US Center for......

Cut out caffeine to control diabetes

A new study conducted by researchers at the Duke University Medical Center has suggested that eliminating caffeine from the diet might help in controlling diabetes.The researchers said that daily......

Engineers: America still No. 1

The Duke University in North Carolina has carried out a study that counters conventional wisdom with regard to the reported decline in America's competitiveness vis--vis India and China.The popular......

Fortis' Shivinder Singh to step down; to join spiritual organisation

Fortis Healthcare Executive Vice-Chairman Shivinder Mohan Singh is stepping down from his position to join a philosophical and spiritual organisation Radha Soami Satsang Beas headquartered near......

How this start-up helps poor people get good jobs

Bengaluru-based is trying to help unorganised blue-collar workers get better employment. Image: Team that connects the employers with the right kind of workers     On......

India's tech start-ups embrace 'fail fast' culture

After ping pong tables, motivational posters and casual dress codes, India's tech start-ups are following Silicon Valley's lead and embracing the "fail fast" culture credited with fuelling......

Most influential people in the world of business

ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella have found a place in Time magazine’s ‘The 100 Most Influential People’ in the world. Image: Chanda Kochchar among......

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......

'We wanted to top Borat in The Babymakers'

Indian American actor-director Jay Chandrasekhar's films usually deal with young men indulging in beer drinking, pot smoking, a lot of dirty jokes and nudity. All of this appeals to the films'......

Raja Sen reviews The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man's Spider-Man soars and director Marc Webb lets us tag along for the ride, writes Raja SenWe've seen it before, of course. We know he gets bitten by accident, yahoos about his......

'Hindi cinema has gained a certain cultural legitimacy'

Unlike many intellectuals who take a disparaging view of Bollywood films, Tejaswini Ganti has written a book that is a fond, but also critical, assessment of how films are made and marketed in......

Freida Pinto's Immortals dethrones Spielberg's Tintin

The mixed reviewshardly mattered to the nearly 10 million viewers who saw Immortals, Tarsem Singh Dhandwar's action adventure set in ancient Greece. The viewers in 36 world markets including China,......

Ashes: Where are the players of the 2005 series now?

England won the Ashes for the first time since 1987 in 2005. It was the greatest series in the history of the game, but what has become of those Australian and English players a decade on? Read on......

Eden Gardens to stage match with pink balls, under floodlights

In a first of its kind in India, the Cricket Association of Bengal will stage the four-day final of the S K Acharya memorial tournament (Ranji Trophy pre-season tourney) with pink balls and under......

FIFA approves poppies on armbands for England team

FIFA has agreed to let the England team wear embroidered poppies on their black armbands to mark Remembrance Day during Saturday's friendly against Spain, the English Football Association (FA) said......

MCC conducts coloured ball trials in Mumbai

If a day-night format is the future of Test cricket, then coloured balls will certainly have a role to play, saysthe Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the guardians of the sport."The beauty of this......

Images: India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 2, Nagpur

Hashim Amla's (253 not out) double ton put South Africa in a commanding position as the Proteas declared on 558 for six on Day 2 of the first Test in Nagpur on Sunday. Resuming the day with an......
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Celebrating Indigenous Food Traditions

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Here's where this year's Rhodes Scholars went to college

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