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Padma Awards 2013: The Winners
The 2013 Padma Awards were announced on the eve of the 64th Republic DayHere’s the complete list of the winnersPadma Vibhushan Sl No. Name Discipline State/ Domicile 1. Shri Raghunath......
Must university students know English or perish?
Let us not create 1,500 or more institutions, which are world class but disconnected to the socio-cultural milieu, which houses them, says Apoorvanand.For the last one week the students of the......
On Now: Biggest bash on Indian culture in US
As part of a mega-celebration to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F Kennedy's inauguration, the Kennedy Centre in Washington, DC is mounting a Maximum India festival, featuring......
The desi roman à clef
"I read Glenarvon too, by Caro Lamb/ Goddamn!" In 1816, when the Lady Caroline Lamb published her infamous roman clef, Glenarvon, Lord Byron's response summed up his dismay at discovering the......
Spivak gets top faculty rank at Columbia Univ
An Indian-American post-colonial theorist, who describes herself as a 'para-disciplinary, ethical philosopher,' has been appointed to the highest faculty rank at Columbia University, the school......
Adi Godrej, Thyagarajan in list of Padma awardees
Ramamurthy Thyagarajan, the man behind the Tamil Nadu-based Shriram financial services group, and Adi Godrej, who heads the Godrej group, were on Friday awarded the Padma Bhushan. The Padma Shri......
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