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Desi appointed dean of top US college

Physicist Kanwal Singh appointed dean of Sarah lawrence College, the first Indian American to head a leading liberal arts college in the US. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com reports from Washington, DC. Dr......

Bush names Jamshed Choksy to humanities council

A professor of liberal arts at Indiana University was nominated by President George W Bush to the prestigious National Council on the Humanities for a six-year period beginning January 27. Bush......

PM Modi feels 'at home' in Rainbow Nation

Showcasing India as an attractive destination for defence production, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought a deeper collaboration in the sector with South Africa, a major arms exporter,......

Why students unions at universities must not be curbed

IMAGE: JNU students protest against the police crackdown on the campus in February. Photograph: PTI The State is trying to curb the students movements, therefore, there are suspicions against some......

'India has never lacked for ideas'

IMAGE: Shahid Kapoor in the controversial film, Udta Punjab. 'Soft power is the power really to win friends and influence people with the strength of your ideas.' 'India's greatest soft power is......

India needs leaders at many levels: Sam Pitroda

Sam Pitroda, chairman of India's National Knowledge Commission, believes the United States' model of a liberal arts education is applicable in the revamping of higher education in India and that......

Meet China's richest man who toppled Jack Ma!

From being a guard in the China’s military services to becoming the richest Chinese in the world, it has been an incredible journey for Wang Jianlin, chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group. ......

Investors hope for faster exits as tech majors go on shopping spree

The acquisition of ZipDial by Twitter in many ways is reflective of the new found interest by global technology majors towards innovative Indian start-up companies. Valerie Wagoner, the CEO and......

'Emerging market and not Silicon Valley is the place to be in'

  Image: Valerie Wagoner, CEO, ZipDial.Photograph: Courtesy, Valerie Wagoner/Facebook "It all came as a crazy idea," says Valerie Wagoner, co-founder & CEO of Bengaluru-based mobile......

Why Tim Cook's coming-out is a big thing

More than laws, what helps individuals, especially young people, to cope with their struggles is to have role models -- movie and television stars, musicians, sports figures and writers. In that......

Udta Punjab: Conservative's miscalculation, liberal's fantasy

'Is there a connection between the way we pitched the entire issue of Udta Punjab's censorship and the apologetic, full-of-very-specific-answers tone of the movie?Maybe it's just me, but as an......

Review: The Nice Guys is the funniest film in ages

Raja Sen says he took a while to write the review because it’s hard to type while laughing. The Nice Guys reminded me of a terrific Playboy joke. I don’t mean a specific joke (not that......

Dil Chahta Hai is 15. Its spirit remains ageless

'The non-cinephiles may hold up Sholay as their personal favourite and the cinephile lot may quote something like 8 1/2 as the movie to load with them on the ark.''But for a good percentage of......

Bollywood's matter-of-fact bow to homosexuality

Of the two brothers in Kapoor & Sons, Fawad Khan is the more successful, the better earning, the more polite, the apple of his parents' eyes.Beside this perfection sits his homosexuality and the......

Hanging out at the movies

How do you even define a movie that primarily exists as an invitation to its audience -- an invitation to come and merely laze around with a set of interesting characters, asks Sreehari Nair.......

Muhammad Ali's life celebrated by thousands at prayer service

IMAGE: Boxing gloves with well wishes are left at a makeshift memorial for late boxing champion Muhammad Ali in Louisville. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters. A Muslim funeral for Muhammad Ali on......
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Call him out! 3 reasons why Arnab Goswami has become a threat to democracy

Ordinarily, Times Now Editor in Chief Arnab Goswamis show, THE NEWSHOUR, would evoke laughter because of its stage management - the fiery graphics,... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/pov/call-him-out-3-reasons-why-arnab-goswami-has-become-a-threat-to-democracy-1469705974.html
Heres why Barkha Dutt and other journalists lambasted Arnab Goswami on social media

An angry Facebook post by journalist Barkha Dutt directed at fellow journalist and Times Now Editor in-chief is going viral. This is a day after... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/national-news/here-s-why-barkha-dutt-and-other-journalists-lambasted-arnab-goswami-on-social-media-1469612545.html
Carnatic musician TM Krishna, activist Bezwada Wilson from India win Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2016

(Image: Ramon Magsaysay Foundation) New Delhi: The Ramon Magsaysa Award Foundation has announced its nominees for this year. Two Indians, social... ...

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Greening Garo hills campaign aimed at halting degeneration of environment

In an effort to restore green cover in Meghalaya's Garo Hills, a slew of new development works have been initiated to halt the degeneration of the... ...

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A Vice President Pence would be bad for building US culture of innovation

With a Tweet from The Donald himself , it's official that Governor Mike Pence of Indiana will be Donald Trump's running-mate come November.... ...

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