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Amartya Sen receives Humanities Award from Obama

Amartya Sen, economist and a Nobel Prize winner in economics, has been felicitated with the National Medals of Arts and Humanities Award by United States President Barack Obama at a glittering......

Obama to felicitate Amartya Sen

United States President Barack Obama would felicitate India-born Nobel laureate Amartya Sen with the 2011 National Humanities Medal, along with others, the White House announced on Saturday. The......

A gold medal for the Tibetan cause?

As the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China gears up to its grand finale, another show, in another Congress, is being enacted, onCapitol Hill in Washington DC.The Dalai Lama is......

For cleaner air, Bush honours Indian American

United States President George W Bush has conferred the Science & Technology National medalon Indian American Hiren S Gandhi for his pioneering work in automative technology to improve......

Honouring the brilliance behind high speed WiFi and 4G

For developing technology that is at the heart of high speed WiFi and 4G mobile systems Arogyaswami Paulraj receives one of the highest honours in science, the Marconi Prize 2014.P......

Swan Telecom's Shahid Balwa sent to Tihar jail

Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, arrested for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum scam along with former telecom minister A Raja, was today sent to Tihar Jail after a Delhi court......

NREGS: 60% rise in funding possible

The government's biggest welfare programme could see an almost 60 per cent increase in funding. The forthcoming Budget is likely to make a provision of Rs 64,000 crore (Rs 640 billion) for the......

Need to produce world-class human resource: Prez

President Pratibha Patil asked educational institutions in India on Friday to rise to the challenge of producing world-class human resource to meet the requirements of a globalised world where......

World's most prosperous nations: India at 88

India has slipped 10 places to the 88th spot, way below China, in the World Prosperity Index due to poor healthcare and education systems coupled with a weak entrepreneurial infrastructure. China......

How Bt brinjal can kill Indian agriculture

Dr Shiv Chopra, the 75-year-old, Canada-based microbiologist and well known human rights activist, was in India recently in connection with the release of his latest book, Corrupt To The Core -......

Did Bipasha and John really break up?

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. The media was buzzing with the Bipasha Basu-John......

Venkatesh completes 25 years Telugu cinema

Get your low down on what's happening in the Telugu film industry, right here! 'Victory' Venkatesh enters the silver jubilee year in filmdom and continues to don the actor's cap though he has been......

Ambitious Baku impresses but European Games future remains uncertain

Dancers perform during the Closing Ceremony for the Baku 2015 European Games. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images for BEGOC The curtain fell on the inaugural European Games on Sunday with the......

Leander and I would be the best team to pair up for Rio Olympics: Sania

- 'I don’t think playing singles is possible for me any more. Physically tennis is a very demanding sport.' - 'On paper, Leander and I would be the best to team to pair up for the Rio......

Boxing India requests AIBA to be lenient on Sarita

Sarita Devi. Photograph: PTI Requesting the International Boxing Association to revoke the provisional suspension on L Sarita Devi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia said her unconditional......

In Pix: Asia's golden age of sport

SISTAR perform during the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images The 17th Asian Games came to a close on Saturday, bringing an end to......

BCCI only interested in making money out of cricket: OCA

BCCI chief N Srinivasan. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on......
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A Salute to Their Spirit

Disability is a state of mind, as these great personalities have pointed out. Life becomes dysfunctional only when we are paralysed by our lack of... ...

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Ex-Olympic champion Kirsty Coventry wants 24/7 testing

Kazan: Zimbabwe`s two-time Olympic 200m backstroke champion Kirsty Coventry says the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) should bring in 24/7 testing... ...

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Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto Awarded George Washington University President's Medal

From the Wires Couple Honored for Commitment to the Arts Jul. 31, 2015 04:44 PM WASHINGTON , July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --... ...

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Our Own WWII Heroes

They live quietly among us, almost in seclusion, the soldiers of "The Good War". They are the last men standing from World War II, living... ...

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Notes from a thulla

To attain lofty goal, our higher judiciary and civil society must also ensure that the police is empowered and enabled with the required resources... ...

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