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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......

Make in India or breaking India?

The future of the Make in India campaign looks bleak with a generation of ill-educated jobseekers -- and especially dark if they are cannon fodder for caste riots or put behind bars for breaking......

50 Years On: Who was the real Veer Savarkar?

'One hopes the younger generation sees Savarkar him for what he was and does not view him through a distorted prism.''This is the least one could do for someone who devoted his whole life to the......

'No idea can be anti-national'

'Not allowing people to speak or listen is the biggest act of anti-nationalism,' says Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, one of India's finest poets. Archana Masih/Rediff.com met the poet who is rock-star......

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......

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.......

'I do not take tonight for granted'

Earnest words from Leonardo DiCaprio, and the big winners of Oscar night. The 88th Annual Academy Awards had a lot of surprises. Sylvester Stallone lost out to Mark Rylance, and Spotlight grabbed......

The amazing Manoj Bajpayee, as never before!

'To be complimented for a fantastic performance after just viewing the trailer! This never happened to me before.' 'If you have given a party a mandate for five years, stop blaming it for......
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Announces Vedica Scholarship of $20,000 Per Year for Undergraduate Students

To build on the synergy between the mission and vision of the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women (New Delhi, India) and Agnes Scott College... ...

http://businesswireindia.com/news/news-details/vedica-scholars-programme-women-partners-with-agnes-scott-college-announces-vedica-scholarship-usd-20000-per-year-undergraduate-students/48691
The U.S. isolated and ostracized by the East

RBTH Tuesday 24th May, 2016 It all started with popular unrest evolved into revolt in neighboring Canada, where ultra-nationalist paramilitary... ...

http://www.mumbainews.net/index.php/sid/244311613
'Shadow a Woman CEO' Programme at Vedica

Summer internships across management programmes usually follow a scripted path. Students spend a few weeks in a functional team in a large company.... ...

http://businesswireindia.com/news/news-details/shadow-woman-ceo-programme-at-vedica/48674
Liberating body, spirit

Kochi: For Deepthi, a transgender, surgery was the means to liberation, one that transformed her body into one that she can flaunt and celebrate.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/Transformed-Liberating-body-spirit/articleshow/52406822.cms
In the beginning was Shakespeare

For avid film-buffs in India, particularly millennials, Sir Ian McKellen is the silver-haired paragon from The Lord of the Rings , or X-Men.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/entertainment/in-the-beginning-was-shakespeare/article8639108.ece?ref=tpnews

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