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Indian American wins Math's top honor

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the prestigious Abel Prize for 2007 to Srinivasa S R Varadhan, professor of mathematics at New York University.The Abel Prize is considered......

Jumping cats, long tongues, golf clubs: 12 jaw-dropping Guinness records

Some people are remembered for their great achievements. But, there are some like these who enter record books for the sheer oddity. On the occasion of 60th-anniversary edition of the Guinness......

'Only nuclear power can provide clean, abundant energy'

'We need abundant affordable clean energy to help lift out of poverty the remaining part of humanity that is still living in poverty. I don't see any other viable candidate on the scene for doing......

Health-care law minus immigration reform equals disaster

Experts doubt if United States President Barack Obama's health-care law, that is to come into effect in 2014, can be translated into reality without matching immigration reform. Without immigration......

Is the future of education leaving India in the dust?

The digital revolution in education is coming at a most opportune time for India. Leadership in this is something India could seize, if only it had the vision, feels Rajeev Srinivasan. Part I: Why......

2 Americans, 1 Brit share 2010 Economics Nobel

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2010 to Peter A. Diamond (Massachusetts Institute of Technology,......

American Paul Krugman wins Economics Nobel

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday announced that American Paul Krugman has won the Nobel economics prize "for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic activity.""What......

Indian statistician wins Abel prize

An Indian American, Srinivasa SR Varadhan of the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, has won the 2007 Abel Prize awarded by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.The prize,......

US polls,iPhone among top 10 Net moments in 10 yrs

Barack Obama's in the US presidential elections, launch of Wikipedia and emergence of the iPhone have been listed among the 10 most influential moments on the Internet in the past decade, the......

10 Indians in elite US engineering body

In his 30-year-plus career as a scientist, technologist and entrepreneur, Dr Kanti Jain has achieved many milestones, including developing fabrication technologies for microelectronics such as......

Did the Oscars pick the perfect hosts?

Well done, Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences. Buy yourself a drink, Oscar, you've earned it. I've routinely complained about all things Oscar -- including the choice of......

Review: Leonardo DiCaprio excels in Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street has its moments but it is director Martin Scorsese’s weakest attempt at film-making, says Aseem Chhabra. If I was 20-something and Leonardo DiCaprio (I......

View: How India may have blown its best Oscar chance

Aseem Chhabra is heartbroken that India overlooked the acclaimed film, The Lunchbox, as its Oscar nominee. Two weeks ago, I sat at the Starbucks coffee shop inside the Chapters bookstore on John......

Is Daniel Day-Lewis the Best Actor of All Time?

Is he the BEST ever? It's impossible to ever agree on this, but the question must indeed be posed -- now that he has become the first actor in the history of the Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and......

John Carter: First flop of 2012?

The much maligned John Carter might have opened to ho-hum business in North America but its three day worldwide gross was over $102 million. And while it made just about $30 million on home turf,......

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Q. Music is used for healing. Its said certain ragas heal the mind and body. Could you elaborate on this.
Sigma:  A. Therapeutic Usefulness of MusicT V SairamInaugural AddressThe therapeutic usefulness of music is not a modern concept. It is as ancient as the...... more

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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?
Kavita Prsd:  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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Physician CME Conference Teaches How Meditation and Yoga Science can Train the Mind to Experience Better Health and Rewarding Relationships

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