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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......

Sanjay Valvani, New York hedge fund exec found dead in apparent suicide

Prosecutors unveiled charges against Valvani alleging he fraudulently made $25 million by getting advance information about US Food and Drug Administration approvals of generic drug applications......

'Apple should buy Tesla and appoint Elon Musk as CEO'

'Global warming will reach critical levels by 2020, and we will see mass conversion to clean energy.' 'Self-driven cars will disrupt not only the traditional auto industry, but also real estate.'......

7 lessons on innovation from David Bowie

If 'innovation' were a person, he or she would have looked like David Bowie, says Bhaskar Chakravorti. Image: David Bowie performs during the Fashion Rocks concert at New York City's Radio......

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......

What inspired Rangoon?

Did the human drama provoked by the Japanese invasion of Burma and the Indian exodus from Rangoon inspire director Vishal Bhardwaj's forthcoming epic? IMAGE: Saif Ali Khan in Rangoon. The railway......

The Critic Versus The Fanboy: Debating Batman vs Superman

Raja Sen hated Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice and debates his reasons with Satyajit Chetri, who totally loved it. IMAGE: Henry Cavill and Ben Affleck in Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice.......

There Is A Happy Land Where Only Bowie Plays

'It is impossible to pin down the genius of David Bowie, to distill any kind of essence of that singer-songwriter-visionary-buccaneer-icon into a line or several.' Raja Sen salutes the one and only......

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'......

Sixers take Fultz with top pick of youthful NBA Draft

IMAGE: Markelle Fultz (Washington) is introduced by NBA commissioner Adam Silver as the number one overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays......

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......
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Boosting brain activity by magnetic stimulation or memory training may help protect from anxiety, a study claims.The study found that people... ...

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Cambridge University men's club votes to admit women

For the first time in its over 180-year-old history, a traditional Cambridge University private members' club, famous as a male-only space, has... ...

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Our brainpower is not as exceptional as we think, say scientists who found that even the world's smallest monkeys devote as much of their body... ...

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USD 10 microchip turns 2D ultrasound into 3D imaging device

Scientists have developed a USD 10 microchip that can give USD 50,000 ultrasound machines many of the three dimensional (3D) imaging abilities of... ...

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This molecule can lead to a successful HIV vaccine

Researchers have recently discovered a molecule that could someday lead to the creation of the world's first Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)... ...

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