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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......

As I cheered for Dipa, a part of me wept too

It is time we support Dipa Karmakar and not forget her by the time Tokyo Olympics roll in, the way we’ve forgotten so many others -- medal winners who have died in penury, who have had to......

Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, passes away at 89

Harper Lee, one of America's most celebrated novelists whose masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird was read by millions worldwide, has passed away. She was 89. In a statement, Lee's family said,......

Why Modi's visit to Moscow is so important

'What should worry India is Russia's simultaneous proximity to both China and Pakistan from a strategic angle. That hasn't happened ever before,' says Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd).......

Wanted! Some sports giants on the Sensex

By 2020, we should have some 10 listed sports companies, with one or two big enough to be on the Sensex A thought came to mind while watching the volleyball gold medal match between Brazil and......

Meet India Inc's sporty and adventurous bosses!

Fast cars, marathons, golfing and shooting - nothing stops these high-power tycoons from pursuing their passion. Image: Adventure is ingrained deep in the DNA of Gautam Singhania.    ......

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......

Kamal Haasan gets prestigious French honour

Maverick actor and filmmaker Kamal Haasan has added yet another feather to his illustrious hat.  He has been conferred the prestigious Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts Arts et Lettres (Knight 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......

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......

'We have forgotten the art of physical literacy'

'We have lost the importance of physical movement. It is important we encourage kids to take up sport.'Rediff.com's Norma Godinho listens in as Rio Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and her coach......

Dipa Karmakar: Vaulting from primitive beginnings to the Olympics

'Dipa has shown India just what female gymnasts are capable of doing. By becoming the first Indian woman gymnast to go to the Olympics, she has broken down so many barriers. She has paved the way......

The Muhammad Ali tribute you MUST read!

'Every Ali obituary I read made the point that he 'transcended his sport' -- a reference to the many battles he fought with America even as he fought in America.''What the obituaries leave out is......

Gambhir slams Salman's appointment as India's brand ambassador for Olympics

'A sportsman would have been a much better choice. Someone like Abhinav Bindra, who is the first Olympic gold medal winner for us.' 'No shortage of real sportsmen in this country.' IMAGE: Kolkata......
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Odisha sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik to sculpt in Mumbai

Mumbai, Sep 29: Globally renowned sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik will create a masterpiece at Mumbai's Juhu Beach on Saturday to... ...

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Legislation introduced to award Congressional Gold Medal to Mercy Ships President/Founder Don Stephens

Addressing a vast global need for surgical care, Stephens uses hospital ships to transform lives Garden Valley, TX (PRWEB) September 29, 2016... ...

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The Royal Society of Canada Announces 2016 Award Winners

From the Wires Sep. 29, 2016 10:09 AM OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/16 -- The Royal Society of Canada is pleased to announce... ...

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An acclaimed sportsman, yet struggles to make ends meet

Jameel Khan won 15 gold, 13 silver and 17 bronze medals at national and international events Martial arts exponent Pathan Jameel Khan represents... ...

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Kenya lifts ban on its Olympic body, says top official

By Isaac Omulo NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenyan government has lifted the ban it imposed on the National Olympic Committee (NOCK) after the Rio... ...

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