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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......

Meet the 1st Muslim dancer with a PhD in Mohiniyattam

There is nothing unusual about a Muslim man taking a PhD in a dance form. But the feat becomes interesting when the dance happens to be Mohiniyattam, a Hindu temple art form, says Shobha......

Good enough for China, but India spurns Arjun

For some inexplicable reason, the army prefers to use Russian armour; Arjun is deployed in only two of its 63 armoured regiments. Ajai Shukla reports. Chinese experts have given a thumbs up to the......

Modi gifts hand-woven tapestry, DVD on LBA debates to Hasina

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has presented his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina a rare audio clip of her father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's speech, a hand-woven tapestry, and the transcript and......

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......

'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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Goa's Latin Quarter

Discover Goa's old charms while on a walk around Panjim's oldest neighbourhood, Fontainhas. Saibal Das Church-goers return from Sunday mass in... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/goas-latin-quarter-1008003
Passion with paper

By: Suresh Jayaram The ongoing Art Bengaluru had an interesting artist from China- Li Hongbo. The artist became a magician with paper sculptures.... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/What-you-see-when-you-see-Passion-with-paper/articleshow/48714504.cms
Supermodel Ujjwala Raut to walk for Monisha Jaising at LFW

Veteran fashion designer Monisha Jaising is showing in Mumbai after five years and will unveil the opulent "Riviera" collection - a melange of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/fashion/shows/Supermodel-Ujjwala-Raut-to-walk-for-Monisha-Jaising-at-LFW/articleshow/48711731.cms
A walk through Fontainhas

The old Latin Quarter of Goa is rich in colour and has a unique atmosphere Sanchita Kalra Sanchita Kalra Sanchita Kalra Sanchita Kalra... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/a-walk-through-fontainhas-1005952
Thus, auto

Farhan Akhtar had his new German supercar delivered home on Thursday. The actor and his director sister Zoya took the car for a drive down Carter... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/columns/mumbai-001/Thus-auto/articleshow/48703086.cms

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