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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......

Indian peacekeepers in Libya awarded for courage

Indian peacekeepers in Liberia, including a women contingent, were honoured with medals for their courage and service in maintenance of peace and security in the West African country. The......

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 -......

A double-edged dagger from Marathi cinema

Marathi cinema is undergoing a dramatic metamorphosis. In recent years, it is not only the number of films produced that have seen a rise. Many of these films are being appreciated for their......

'My film's sequel will be bigger than Avatar'

Love Charger (or Charzerr) exploded on the scene last year, and has become somewhat of a cult now – the chubby arms raised high in the air, the falsetto that nearly knocks you out, the......

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......

Why sports in India is struggling to make a mark

- A Parliamentary Standing Committee praised the government for the wrestling and boxing facilities at the Sports Authority of India's Sonepat Center but pointed out that "excellence needs to be......

How Dipa Karmakar is an inspiration to other gymnasts

IMAGE: India’s Dipa Karmakar in action. Photograph: PTI In many ways, most success stories in Indian sports are partly human interest stories. If it is in gymnastics, an obscure sport for......

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......
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Nitish to be chief guest at NITP alumni meet today

Patna: The stage is set for a colourful meeting of Bihar College of Engineering Alumni Association here on Sunday. The college is now known as... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Nitish-to-be-chief-guest-at-NITP-alumni-meet-today/articleshow/50883435.cms
DIRECTOR OF NIH TO SPEAK AT SMASHING WALNUTS GALA

Cracking the Cure Gala Set for March 19 at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner. Dr. Francis Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, is... ...

http://pressreleaseping.com/director-nih-speak-smashing-walnuts-gala
UNHCR calls for nominations of 'unsung heroes' for Nansen Refugee Award 2016

Posted February 1st, 2016 for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Printer-friendly versionPDF version GENEVA, Feb 1 (UNHCR) As the... ...

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South Asian Games bring out northeastern lights

There are players. There are security personnel and finally, like all multi-event spectacles in India, there is chaos. Though not very intense,... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=15522
Anatomy of the Gandhi Enigma

Pramod Kapoor's anecdotal portrait of the Mahatma brings out in vivid prose and pictures the contradictions and complexities behind greatness... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/anatomy-of-the-gandhi-enigma

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