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Steve Gupta on Toronto Univ's Council

Steve Gupta, president and chief executive officer, Easton's Group of Hotels, has been appointed to the University of Toronto Governing Council for a three-year term. He was on the board of UTGC's......

'Teaching Sanskrit through Internet is fun'

Dr Sudhir Kaicker, former professor, computer science, in the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, came to Toronto's Sheridan College to continue teaching the same subject. But the move made his......

India's defence secrets are out in the open

A report of the Citizen Lab at the Munk Centre of University of Toronto, Canada, has claimed that there's 'a vast shadow network of online espionage in China, largely in Chonging and Chongdu' that......

'State-tolerated violence': Cambridge, NYU, Columbia condemn Ramjas clashes

Academicians from universities across the globe, including Coulmbia, Cambridge, Trinity College and New YorkUniversity, have condemned the recent Ramjas College clashes as “state-tolerated......

Beware! Indians are vulnerable to Zika virus: Study

India is vulnerable to the risk of Zika virus transmissions owing to high travel volumes from the disease affected areas in the America, presence of mosquitoes capable of transmitting the virus and......

University of Toronto honours Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani, co-founder of Infosys, has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Toronto. The degree was conferred on him at the Rotman School of Business at the graduation......

'India faces huge digital divide problem'

Don Tapscott, Adjunct Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, is a consultant and speaker on business strategy and organisational transformation.Having authored and......

'Demonetisation is theft'

'Demonetisation, is in principal, a mistake, because it involves a theft -- a taking of private property by the State.''It is one of those bad Indian ideas that has been tried twice in the past,......

World's 10 biggest tech acquisitions

In one of the biggest mergers in the IT space, Microsoft on Monday said it will acquire professional networking platform LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion. IMAGE:......

This CEO used to wash dishes as a young boy!

In Asian societies, young employees don't talk back to senior managers. In Silicon Valley, it is the young people who are driving the show since they have strong views. This is my second meeting......

10 movie gems from Berlin

Here are Aseem Chhabra's picks -- 'films that mattered to me, entertained me and will stay with me through the year.' With nearly 400 films in several different sections, this year's Berlinale was......

Leonard Cohen passes into the ages

'We have lost one of music's most revered and prolific visionaries.' Visionary. Poet. Singer. Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has passed into the ages. He was 82. Cohen's label, Sony......

10 MUST WATCH Movies, coming up!

Aseem Chhabra's recommendations for the Mumbai film festival. Writer Suketu Mehta loves to narrate a joke Shah Rukh Khan shared with him about the late filmmaker Mani Kaul. During the making of......

Review: Parched genuinely shines

'One week after the release of PINK, audiences in India will witness another strong feminist tale, this one set in rural India,' says Aseem Chhabra. Towards the beginning of Leena Yadav's Parched,......

Umrika comes to India!

Umrika, which won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015, finally releases in India. Aseem Chhabra spoke to its director Prashant......

Tennis: Sharapova withdraws from Rogers Cup; Pliskova breaks into top-10

Russia's Maria Sharapova plays a return. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images Maria Sharapova's US Open preparations took a major blow with the Russian World No 2 forced to withdraw from next......

Sim Bhullar, a man of superlatives

Simanta Roy looks beyond Sim Bhullar’s 7’5” tall, 360-pound frame to the first player of Indian descent to play in the high-profile NBA. FIRST PUBLISHED IN INDIA ABROAD......

Sports Shorts: Bhullar is first Indian-origin player to join NBA

Sim Bhullar has become the first player of Indian origin to be a part of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after he signed a summer contract with the Sacramento Kings, a professional......

Dravid's finesse stands out against Tendulkar's figures

Enough with the cheeky question marks. Enough with the half-baked compliments and the cryptic monikers! Be true and call the man what he is - the greatest Indian batsman of all-time. True, he's a......

Wozniacki rocks New Haven after earthquake

An earthquake halted play and forced the evacuation of the New Haven Open on Tuesday but it could not stop world number one Caroline Wozniacki from romping to a 6-3, 6-0 second round win over......
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'Negative life events may lead people to adopt extreme views'

Negative life events such as losing one's job or dealing with an illness may lead people to adopt more extreme political views, a new study... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/negative-life-events-may-lead-people-to-adopt-extreme-views-117041500448_1.html
According to this study, even six-month old babies can be racist!

A new study shows that babies may display racial biases as early as at 6 months of age. The study conducted by the University of Toronto conducted... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-babies-may-show-racial-biases-from-6-months-of-age-study-2398357
Race-based bias already exists around 2nd half of child's 1st year

Two studies by researchers at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto and their collaborators from the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-race-based-bias-already-exists-around-2nd-half-of-child-s-1st-year-2397758
Higher tax on tobacco can save millions of lives

More than 51 million Indians could have been saved from tobacco deaths, had the Centre imposed a stricter excise duty on tobacco products, public... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/605953/higher-tax-tobacco-can-save.html
Study

For majority of people, having kids of their own is very important, even for the transgender couples!A team of Canadian researchers found that most... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/fertility-is-important-for-transgender-people-as-well-study-117040300422_1.html

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