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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......

California prof gets National Science Award

Dr Sabeeha Merchanthas won the prestigious 2005 Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal awarded by the National Academy of Sciences. Merchant is a professor of biochemistry at the department of chemistry and......

From Spelling Bee to Super Bowl, Indian Americans championed it all

Aziz Haniffa walks through Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, an exhibition that explores the 'American Dream' as lived by the community stretching far behind the stereotypes such......

Boxing superstar Mary Kom on her beloved India

'I am a fan of the co-existence of different castes and creeds in my beloved country.' 'As a nation, we have compromised on truth. India resides in its villages and I too hail from a small village.......

An Indian in America

'As I became a citizen of the United States of America, I knew I was supposed to be shedding my Indian citizenship, but at the end of the day, Mera dil hai Hindustani,’ says Roopa......

Buying a health cover? Read the fine print

Parag Desai, 41, needs to renew his family health insurance policy. On going through his policy details, he notices the maximum renewal age offered by his insurer was 60 years. He isn't sure if......

The stunning Maruti Kizashi is here, at Rs 16.5 lakh!

Maruti Suzuki India Limited, the country's largest car manufacturer, on Wednesday unveiled its luxurious and sporty sedan, Kizashi, at an introductory price of Rs 16.5 lakh (Rs 1.65 million) for......

ONGC is Asia's no. 1 oil co, pips China's Cnooc

India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has beaten Chinese rival Cnooc to become Asia's top oil and gas exploration and production company. Under the stewardship of R S Sharma, ONGC climbed three......

How India can ring in a telecom revolution

The rollout of telecom services has been phenomenal over the past few years. Tele-density has shot up from around 9 per cent in 2005 to 57 per cent in August 2010, with more than 15 million mobile......

Flying car is here! Here's what it looks like

If you are dreaming of a car that can also fly in case of traffic jams, it could soon come true as the United States aviation authority has given its green signal for the commercial production of......

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......

Going all out for Housefull

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Deepika Padukone and Jiah Khan were spotted at a promotional event of their movie Housefull in Mumbai on Thursday. The movie releases all......

Genelia signs Kannada film, Upendra, a Telugu one

Noted lyricist and filmmaker P Bhaskaran is no more. He died at the age of 83 on February 25.Malayalis continue to sing his songs, which were known for its poetic elegance. Born on April 21, 1924......

'Saina is a medal hope at the Olympics'

To say his repertoire is impressive istantamount to stating the obvious. Nine straight National titles, a Commonwealth Games gold medal (1978), the honour of being the first Indian to win the......

High stakes for Putin at costly Sochi Games

The Sochi Winter Olympics are meant to be Vladimir Putin's crowning achievement as Russian leader but are in danger of becoming a symbol of his country's problems. When the Games open with great......

Unlikely allies Iran, Russia, U.S. unite to save wrestling

The United States, Iran and Russia may be at odds over issues including Syria's civil war and Tehran's nuclear ambitions, but on Tuesday their wrestling teams formed an unlikely coalition at the......

Boxing: Player's profile

BOXING Men's Light-Flyweight (49kg) Devendro Singh The youngster from Manipur notched the highest score of the World championship when he over powered his Mexican opponent Velazquez Joselito in......

Home ministry considering sports for Bharat Ratna

The Union Home Ministry is looking into Sports Minister Ajay Maken's demand to include sports excellence as an area of recognition for the Bharat Ratna. According to sources in the ministry,......

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Q. who is true Indian in fact?
:  A. So many leaders talk at length about nationalism, patriotism etc and portray themselves God sent to protect India and to unite India, ironically. I...... more

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Q. who is the first ever captain of indian hockey team
Vanita:  A. Jaipal Singh was the 1st captain of the Indian National Hockey Team, which won the Olympic gold medal in the year 1928. more

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srinivas satyanarayan
Q. Politicians have little understanding of the fragility of the fighting man\'s psyche. In their distant imagining, the jawan is a trained and disciplined machine, \'designed\' simply to obey and execute. But a man does not cease to be human just because you put him into a uniform; the intangibles that contribute to morale have to be understood by those who seek to guide warfare from the safety of distant command centres and state and national capitals ....Your views please...
Srinivas Satyanarayan:  A. Well said, but I doubt if our deaf and dumb govt. will ever take it seriously. What a shame and disgrace to every citizen of India that the elite...... more

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venkatesaldevarajan
Q. If you are entitled to choose an award (like Nobel Prize, Grammy, Pulitzer, Bookers, Arjuna Award, Bharat Ratna, etc.) which one will you choose, why?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Nobel Prize, Grammy, Pulitzer, Bookers, Arjuna Award, Bharat Ratna Are awarded as detailed below:-Since 1901, the NOBEL PRIZE has been honoring...... more

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Muktha Radhakrishnan
Q. Indian woman,as projected by Raja Ravi Verma in his paintings,is one of the most complete projections...where she celeberates womanhood and her own self,talent and persona included,brilliantly.Can you cite a similar example of complete depiction,through a creative medium?
Muktha Radhakrishnan:  A. Raja Ravi Varma was the first Indian to master perspective, the first to use human models to depict Hindu gods and goddesses, the first to make his...... more

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Queen's University scientist recognised as one of UK's leading Asian women

A Queen's University Belfast scientist has been recognised as one of the leading Asian women in the UK with a nomination in this year's Asian Women... ...

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute Professor Diana Lados Honored by SAE International and the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society

PRWeb 2014-04-17 The TMS Brimacombe Medal and the SAE Teetor Educational Award recognize sustained excellence in materials science and... ...

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Women Take Center Stage at IMS2014

/PRNewswire/ -- Intel Corporations' Intel Labs Vice President and Director of Integrated Computing Research (ICR) Dr. Vida Ilderem will serve as... ...

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Google Distinguished Hardware Engineer Norman P. Jouppi Named Recipient of 2014 IEEE Computer Society Harry H. Goode Award

/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Norman P. Jouppi, a Google Distinguished Hardware Engineer known for his innovations in computer memory systems, has been... ...

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Carol Ferring Shepley's New Book Tells Woman's True Story of Unique Approach to Parkinson's

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