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Obama nominates Indian-American actor Kal Penn for key post

United States President Barack Obama has nominated popular Indian-American actor and former White House staffer Kal Penn for a key administration post of member of the President's Committee on the......

Prof C N R Rao becomes third scientist to be awarded Bharat Ratna

Professor Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao is the third scientist to be awarded the highest civilian award -- Bharat Ratna, a crowning glory of his inexorable list of outstanding achievements. Rao......

Wharton and Modi: How political gamesmanship won

'I agonise for these students that only desired to create a platform to discuss India's challenges and opportunities for growth. The students and the Wharton administration must learn the lessons......

Wharton withdrawing its invite to Modi wrong: Congressman

Expressing disappointment at the decision of Wharton India Economic Forum on rescinding its invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a United States lawmaker has said that for Wharton......

'We rectified a mistake to invite Modi'

Despite fierce criticism by Narendra Modi's supporters that the Wharton Business School has violated the Gujarat chief minister's freedom of speech by cancelling his keynote speech at this month's......

Now, a device which can generate power from waste water!

In what may turn out to be a boon for developing countries, scientists claim to have created a device which can generate electricity from waste water.A team at Pennsylvania State University in the......

World's largest searchable audio database soon

A new database enabling visitors to search for spoken English ranging from people talking to their dogs to ministers addressing their congregation is being created at the Oxford University......

15 of world's top 20 pension funds head for India

Foreign pension funds are making a beeline for India despite the turmoil in global markets. More than 40 such funds (endowments and university and family foundations) have registered with the......

Fact check, reality check? New GDP data

The World Bank's statisticians have changed the economic facts. Under these circumstances, Keynes, the economist, would have us change our opinions, while the great scientist, Einstein, would have......

World's best business schools

The Indian School of Business in Hyderabad opened its doors in 2001 with a class of 128 students. Six years later it has 423 students in its full-time, one-year postgraduate business program. It's......

Review: The Tree Of Life is a brave vision

Shaikh Ayaz says The Tree Of Life isĀ  sheer poetry as it glides from one moment to another. Post YOUR reviews here!There are very few, almost only handful films as compellingly personal in its......

Bollywood prays for Japan

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.Japan's earthquake-tsunami tragedy hasn't gone unnoticed in tinsel town; the......

Elizabeth Hurley is Wonder Woman villain

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here!Elizabeth Hurley has landed a villainous role on the new Wonder Woman TV pilot. The 45-year-old, who has been in the......

Facebook was his idea!

Divya Narendra was a junior at Harvard University when he and his roommates -- twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss approached another student Marc Zuckerberg to program a social networking site,......

The Indian who inspired Sean Penn

Graffiti in an Omaha, Nebraska, alleyway in the US quoting Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore left such a deep impression on Sean Penn that it was instrumental in his humanitarian and philanthropic......

UP-born baseballers meet Obama at White House

It was a weekend to remember for Uttar Pradesh-born US baseball league players Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel as they met US President Barack Obama and Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho at the White......

NRI gymnast fights back to win

"An unbelievable feeling. It truly is an experience I will cherish all my life." Those are the words of Kyle Fernandez, a member of the Oklahoma University (OU) 'Sooners' Men's Gymnastics team,......
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