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1st woman Director of IIM-C quits after tiff with faculty

First woman Director of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta Anju Seth has stepped down from her post in the backdrop of confrontation with the teaching faculty. She resigned from the post one......

Why the rise of China's military worries the world

There is growing alarm at the inexorable rise of China, both of its military prowess and its aggressive bullying of other countries plus its subjugation of whole portions of its own population.......

The Indian-American leading NASA's Perseverance rover landing on Marsa

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Perseverance rover on Thursday successfully touched down on the surface of Mars after surviving a blazing seven-minute plunge through the Martian......

Kamala Harris sworn in as America's first woman vice president

Kamala Harris was on Wednesday sworn in as America's first woman vice president during a historic inauguration at the West Front of the Capitol. IMAGE: Kamala Harris is sworn in as US Vice......

Desecration of Gandhi's statue appalling: White House press secy

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany has described as 'appalling' the desecration of Mahatma Gandhi's statue outside the Indian embassy here and said his reputation should be respected,......

India-born US judge will decide antitrust case against Google

India-born US district judge Amit Mehta, an Obama appointee, has been assigned the justice department's crucial lawsuit against internet search giant Google. IMAGE: US district judge Amit P Mehta.......

India-born Arvind Krishna elected CEO of IBM

Indian-origin technology executive Arvind Krishna has been elected chief executive officer of American IT giant IBM after a "world-class succession process", succeeding Virginia Rometty, who......

Apple may finally dip its toes in Indian retail pool

Still, the earliest India will get to experience Apple online will be early 2020 and the company’s first fully-owned signature store should be up around 2022 -- almost two decades after it......

Sanjay Gandhi's sugar mill hopes Maneka will revive its fortunes

Sugar is a bitter pill this election season in the country's largest state as mills are bleeding. They owe crores to cane farmers, many of whom haven't been paid for months, reports Arindam......

Jobs are plenty, but techies in India lack necessary skillsets: IBM chief

There have been reports that nearly three-fourths of the millions of engineers and B-school graduates are simply not employable at all, speaking volumes about the quality of both the academics as......

Secret Superstar removes the veil from Bollywood

'The Muslim identity of the family appears incidental to the subject of the film...''The self-sacrificing, suffering mother film could have belonged to any religion.''The abusive father, who......

Will these movies win an Oscar?

Here's looking at some brilliant movies. The Toronto International Film Festival was very good for American movies, especially the indie kind. The Oscar competition is going to be strong and......

Still Alice' writer-director Richard Glatzer dies at 63

Richard Glatzer, who co-wrote and directed the Alzheimer's drama Still Alice alongside his husband, Wash Westmoreland, while battling ALS has died in Los Angeles. He was 63. Diagnosed in 2011......

Kapil supports desi Rep nominee for Virginia LG position

IMAGE: Kapil Dev's support is expected to boost Puneet Ahluwalia's campaign in Virginia. Photograph: Puneet Ahluwalia/Twitter Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev has come out in support of Indian......

Most Americans to avoid sports before coronavirus vaccine

'Just because people say we can go back, until people feel fully safe ... they aren't going to go back.' IMAGE: Cardboard cutouts of fans prior to the Chinese Professional Baseball League season......

Australian Open run was no 'fluke', says Collins

IMAGE: Danielle Collins celebrates. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Danielle Collins's fairytale run at the Australian Open was crushed by the resurgent Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals,......

'Super Sunday' for unseeded Collins and Tiafoe

'Obviously if you guys know anything about me, the story in tennis, I obviously wasn't a normal tennis story' IMAGE: Danielle Collins of the United States plays a forehand. Photograph: Julian......

Meet the first gold medal winner of Rio Olympics

IMAGE: Virginia Thrasher of United States poses with the gold medal which she won in the women's 10m Air Rifle event at the 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, on Saturday. Photograph: Jeremy......

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