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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......

'India is full of mysteries'

'We are dealing with a size of the world that equaled England and France combined. We are talking about 250 years of history.' Sultans of Deccan India, 1500-1700: Opulence and Fantasy -- a first of......

'Beef party' and bandh welcome Amit Shah in Meghalaya

A 'beef party' and a bandh greeted Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah who visited the state on Wednesday as part of his north-east tour seeking to strengthen party base and urging workers......

New media ensuring the emergence of new politics in India

The days of political elite have ended with the advent of new politics and new media. Today every citizen is a politician, social worker and an intellectual, says Ram Madhav, BJP national general......

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......

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......

Anil Agarwal's big plans go wrong in India

On his part, Anil Agarwal has announced huge expansion plans for his aluminium business in Odisha; but unless the bauxite issue is resolved, it is not certain how he will be able to take them......

'Some Censor Board members are misusing their authority. It shames me'

'We don’t want to interfere in the running of the CBFC' 'Motives of people taking up issues may not be reflective of the certification process in the CBFC. Their motive may be......

Why PK is OK

If we don't want a Hindu version of our neighbour, we must keep open minds -- even when what we hear or see is not what we like. Rajkumar Hirani's PK is a banal satire on godmen. An......

Pehle aap, tehzeeb and Bollywood

From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright......

'It is time to liberate our minds'

'We have won our political freedom, we have liberalised our economy and now it’s time to liberate our minds also. That is why this film.' Director Ketan Mehta lists his reasons for making......

Celebrating Zohra Sehgal

Veteran actress Zohra Sehgal passed away into the ages on July 10, in Delhi. The actress, who celebrated her 102nd birthday in April, was last seen in films like Saawariya and Cheeni Kum (both......
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3-D Fossil Scans, Virtual Visits To Archeological Sites And Simulated Excavations Are Highlights In Wellesley edX Course

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wellesley College has announced the second run of the popular WellesleyX course Anthropology 207x: Introduction to Human... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/3-D-Fossil-Scans-Virtual-Visits-To-Archeological-Sites-And-Simulated-Excavations-Are-Highlights-In-Wellesley-edX-Course/376743
Developing Education and Training in Halal Industry

/PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural World Halal Summit (WHS 2015), an amalgamation of one international exposition and six conferences, held its first... ...

http://newsr.in/n/Press+Releases/7551kidw1/The-First-World-Halal-Summit-Developing-Education-and.htm
Students suicide blame the education system

11:10 am The number of students committing suicide is growing by the day. The suicide by Jitesh Sharma, a third year B-Tech Chemical Engineering... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/students-suicide-blame-the-education-system/
University of Nevada holds one-of-a-kind Hindu Baccalaureate Service

Unique, one of a kind baccalaureate service in the world, was held at University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in USA on May three. "Eighth Annual Hindu... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/university-of-nevada-holds-one-of-a-kind-hindu-baccalaureate-service/15906221.shtml
Caught in a cliché

Why is the long arm of the law as long as it is? Why do the proverbial wheels of justice grind as slowly as they do in India? The phrase justice... ...

http://www.asianage.com/columnists/caught-clich-670

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