alma mater

Unmukt meets teachers at Modern School


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Unmukt Chand, who led India to victory at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, met his teachers at his former school here and sought their ... Read more...

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The questions that Unmukt Chand raised (Comment)


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
On Aug 26, at 12.47 on the Sunday afternoon, Udit Bhatia, an old student of St. Stephen's College, became the first man on the planet to link Unmukt Chand, the ... Read more...

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Unmukt hopes for an amicable solution with St. Stephen’s


August 31st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand hopes that the attendance problem with his alma mater St. Stephen's College would soon be sorted out ... Read more...

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‘Pranab showed leadership even as a teenager’


July 24th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee had shown sparks of brilliance even as a teenager when he had persuaded a minister to order the renovation of his school's ... Read more...

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Former army chief revisits his Kashmir roots


May 12th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) He fought during World War II in Burma, became the 13th chief of army staff, was Punjab's governor during militancy and also India's ambassador in Indonesia. ... Read more...

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Parents fume over turban curbs in Shimla school


April 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) Vice President M. Hamid Ansari's alma mater St. Edward's School here has refused to allow Sikh students to wear full-sized turban, parents alleged Thursday. They ... Read more...

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Ex-IITian NRI’s $5 mn gift to cancer research project


January 27th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Living up to his promise made nearly four years ago, a US-based Indian and IT entrepreneur Friday came to his alma-mater Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ... Read more...

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Solar ATMs fuel rural revolution in India


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) An Indian start-up is catalysing a quiet revolution by designing, developing and installing unique solar-powered ATMs in rural areas.The initial lot of 400 solar ... Read more...

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Journalist slain in Honduras


December 7th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Journalist Luz Marina Paz and a companion were gunned down Tuesday in Tegucigalpa, Honduran police said.Two men on a motorcycle opened fire at Paz and the ... Read more...

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After 18 years, engineers keep 11.11.11 date


November 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Not an astrological reason but only a casual pledge made 18 years ago by a batch of mechanical engineering students of the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) ... Read more...

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11.11.11.11.11.11.11 - a unique alumni reunion!


November 10th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) They are coming from far and wide - from Singapore, Dubai and even Canada - to fulfil a promise made years ago. As over 35 students ... Read more...

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What ails the IITs (Comment)


October 25th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
I recently gave a lecture to undergraduate students at my alma mater, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur. A day before my lecture, the students had arranged for a bull session at ... Read more...

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Lawrence School invites Bhutan royals


October 21st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 21 (IANS) Lawrence School, the alma mater of Bhutan's new queen in Himachal Pradesh, has invited the newly-wed royal couple to the school, her former teacher said ... Read more...

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Recorded message first, Nepal PM to follow


October 7th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) Before he comes later this month, Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai sent a recorded message that was Friday played out during the golden jubilee celebrations of ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington donates $2.25 million to Fordham University


October 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Denzel Washington has made a generous contribution to his alma mater, Fordham University. The actor has given the university $2.25 million towards diverse projects.The ... Read more...

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Sandeep Dikshit barred from using St. Stephen’s logo (Lead)


September 28th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit, a former student of St. Stephen's College, was Wednesday restrained by the Delhi High Court from using the crest, logo or ... Read more...

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St. Stephen’s moves court against Sandeep Dikshit’s society


September 24th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The tussle between one of India's leading educational institutions, St. Stephen's College, and a society founded by Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit has entered the ... Read more...

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Baroness Sayeeda Warsi visits Jamia Millia


September 20th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, the first Asian woman to serve in the British cabinet and co-chair of the Conservative Party, visited her alma mater Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Bhutan king to marry India-educated bride Oct 13


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The date is set for a royal wedding. Bhutan's 31-year-old king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck will tie the knot with his India-educated bride, Jetsun ... Read more...

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Congress MP Sandeep Dikshit in St. Stephen’s association soup


September 7th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Sandeep Dikshit, second-term Congress MP and son of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has been served notice by his alma mater St. Stephen's College for ... Read more...

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BlackBerry co-founders knocked off billionaires’ list


June 24th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 24 (IANS) The two men who created the iconic BlackBerry company have been knocked off the world billionaires' list.With the shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) ... Read more...

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Panjab University: Tracking down ‘criminal’ students


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Hit by rising incidents of campus violence, Panjab University (PU), one of the oldest varsities in the country, has taken some bold steps, including opening ... Read more...

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Old Cottonians gift a Parents’ Room to alma mater


June 6th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 6 (IANS) The more than half a century old Bishop Cotton School (BCS), which boasts of famous alumni like writer Ruskin Bond and golfer Arjun Atwal, has a ... Read more...

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Himachal-educated girl to marry Bhutan king


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh), May 22 (IANS) For two years, Jetsun Pema was a student of the prestigious Lawrence School here. No one knew that the tall, slim girl belonged ... Read more...

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Panjab University’s anthem released


May 17th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Panjab University released its anthem during an academic function here Tuesday.Vice Chancellor R.C. Sobti released the anthem, which is written by Bollywood lyricist Irshad Kamil.Kamil, ... Read more...

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Panjab University gets its own anthem


April 30th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) The Panjab University (PU) got its own anthem Saturday that will depict the vision and spirit of the varsity, a university official said here.The university ... Read more...

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Royal wedding reminds Big B of Sherwood’s chapel


April 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan was reminded of the chapel in his alma mater Sherwood while he watched the wedding ceremony of Prince William and ... Read more...

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Amole Gupte makes film out of children’s workshop


April 12th, 2011 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) They were supposed to be weekends full of cinema and theatre workshops for students of his alma mater, but a year and a half down ... Read more...

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James Franco turns professor


March 31st, 2011 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Actor James Franco will go back to school - but as a teacher.The "127 Hours" star will teach a third year course on directing and adapting ... Read more...

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‘Janala’ an achingly beautiful film by Dasgupta (Bengali Movie Review)


February 27th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Kathakali Jana Film: "Janala"; Cast: Indraneil Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Tapas Pal, Manoj Mitra, Shankar Chakraborty; Director: Buddhadeb Dasgupta; Producer: Big Pictures; Rating: ****That Buddhadeb Dasgupta is a poet with several published works ... Read more...

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When Big B used to be a gate crasher


February 21st, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) He might be flying in private jets or executive class with a lot of attention, but there was time when Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan used to ... Read more...

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Panjab University holds first alumni meet


February 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Panjab University, one of the oldest in the country, held its first university-level alumni meet here Saturday.Alumni of 1970 batch and previous ones were honoured with a ... Read more...

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Panjab varsity to hold first alumni meet Saturday


February 18th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Panjab University (PU), one of the oldest universities in the country that is Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's alma mater, is organising its first university-level alumni meet Saturday.Jammu ... Read more...

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Nepal’s president gets nostalgic during visit to alma mater


February 4th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav got nostalgic as he visited his alma mater, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), here Friday and cracked jokes and ... Read more...

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Nepal president arrives in Chandigarh


February 4th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav, who is to be the chief guest at the 31st annual convocation of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research ... Read more...

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