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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/ 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's elected a Trump, will US now get a Modi?

In May 2014, India got its Donald Trump equivalent as prime minister in the form of Narendra Modi. Come 2016, we will know if America too gets its own version of Modi, says Shehzad Poonawalla. In......

Battle rages in US between pro and anti Modi desi academics

A coalition of over 150 US-based academicians back Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley next week and counter 130 US-based South Asian academics who oppose the Modi visit and his......

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......

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......

Review: Talvar is a bloody sharp film

Talvar is a cleanly-crafted film, says Raja Sen. The scariest part of Meghna Gulzar’s Talvar is when it makes us laugh. A tightly-coiled procedural made with such dryness that it seems, in......

'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......
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Ashoka University raises Rs 50 crore more from HNIs

Ashoka University, a private liberal arts university, has raised another Rs 50 crore from six new contributors, all high net worth individuals from... ...
Steve Jobs lauded by Apple execs on fourth anniversary of his death

By | CNET This article, , originally appeared on . Steve Jobs is honored on the fourth anniversary of his death. Apple Apple... ...
Canada politician mistakes Bank of England governor for actor

OTTAWA: One of the world's most famous central bank chiefs, Bank of England governor Mark Carney, briefly became the late American actor Art Carney... ...
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The Catholic Church in India has demanded ban on the play Agnes of God , an adaptation of American playwright John Pielmeier's drama about a nun... ...
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