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PM confers honorary doctorate on Azim Premji


August 18th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday conferred an honorary doctorate on eminent industrialist and Wipro chairman Azim Premji at the golden jubilee of Indian Institute of ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle to get honorary doctorate


June 30th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Singer Susan Boyle will be honoured with a doctorate from a university in her native Scotland.The star, who shot to fame after appearing in "Britain's Got ... Read more...

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Odisha entrepreneur conferred honorary doctorate in Taiwan


June 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 11 (IANS) Odisha's well-known social entrepreneur Achyuta Samanta has been conferred an honorary doctorate by a university in Taiwan, said his office here Monday.The National Formosa University, considered ... Read more...

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‘Crazy Loka’ - good actors wasted (Kannada Movie Review)


June 9th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Crazy Loka"; Actors: Ravichandran, Daisy Bopanna, Harshika Poonachcha, Surya, Avinash, Dr.Bharathi Vishnuvardhan; Screenplay and Director: Kavitha Lankesh; Producer: C.J.Roy of Confident Group; Music: Manikanth Khadri; Camera: A.C.Mahendar; Rating: ... Read more...

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Sand artist Pattnaik conferred honorary doctorate


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 2 (IANS) Internationally-famed sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik was Wednesday conferred an honorary doctorate by a university in his home state Odisha.Pattnaik said the Berhampur University at Berhampur, about ... Read more...

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in India


April 26th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by his wife Ban Soon-taek, and senior advisers, arrived in India Thursday on a three-day official visit during ... Read more...

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India a serious partner, BRICS a global entity: Medvedev


March 29th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A day before his talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other BRICS leaders, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday described India as a "serious ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler gets honorary doctorate


March 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 18 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Paris ... Read more...

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Tripura varsity confers honorary doctorate on Hasina


January 12th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari Thursday conferred an honorary doctorate of Tripura University on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina."I am extremely grateful to the university ... Read more...

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Bangladesh PM in Tripura to revive historic, economic ties


January 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina accompanied by an over 100-member delegation Wednesday arrived in this capital city of Tripura, which had played a crucial role ... Read more...

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Hasina visits Tripura Wednesday to commemorate history


January 10th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina makes a historic border crossing here Wednesday with a 100-member delegation to commemorate the northeast Indian state's role in her ... Read more...

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Security tightened along Tripura border ahead of Hasina’s visit (Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 8 (IANS) Ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Indian government has tightened security along the India-Bangladesh border by deploying additional troopers, an ... Read more...

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Security tightened along Agartala border ahead of Hasina visit


January 8th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 8 (IANS) Ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Indian government has tightened security along the India-Bangladesh border by deploying additional troopers, an ... Read more...

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Tripura airport being upgraded for Hasina’s visit


January 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian government is upgrading the Tripura airport with international facilities ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, whose aircraft will land ... Read more...

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Tripura varsity to confer doctorate on Sheikh Hasina


December 21st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 21 (IANS) Tripura University will confer an honorary doctorate on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during her maiden visit to this northeastern Indian state Jan 12, a ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue gets honorary doctorate


November 11th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Australian singer Dannii Minogue has been conferred with an honorary doctorate in recognition of her services to the entertainment industry."I'm honoured to receive this award, it ... Read more...

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Oz varsity launches Harivansh Rai Bachchan scholarship


October 21st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia, which has awarded Amitabh Bachchan an honorary doctorate, will launch a Students Exchange Programme in the ... Read more...

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Luhrmann has been a huge revelation: Amitabh


October 20th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who wrapped up filming for his debut Hollywood project "The Great Gatsby", admits he has been a secret admirer of ... Read more...

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‘Amitabh has made inestimable contribution to global cinema’


October 20th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congratulating legendary Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan on receiving an honorary Australian doctorate, the country's High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese said Thursday the Bollywood ... Read more...

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Amitabh to receive doctorate in Brisbane


October 16th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently in Sydney shooting for "The Great Gatsby", is to receive an honorary doctorate from the Queensland University of ... Read more...

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Ansari to go to Turkey Monday, focus on trade


October 8th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India is poised to scale up its economic and strategic ties with Turkey, a vibrant economy located at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, when ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik to get PhD for peace in Karachi!


October 7th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik will be conferred an honorary doctorate for "bringing peace" to Karachi, a city that has hit by spiralling violence, a ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue receives doctorate


October 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue has been awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition for her work promoting breast cancer awareness.The 43-year-old, who was diagnosed with the disease ... Read more...

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Bangladesh PM to visit Tripura


September 11th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit Tripura later this year and will be conferred an honorary doctorate by a university, an official said here ... Read more...

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What happened to PM’s honorary degree?


July 28th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished students to have ever studied at Panjab University. But his name seems to be ... Read more...

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Patil calls for interaction between academic institutions of developing world


April 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius) Apr 28 (ANI): Asserting that India has always been willing to share its experience with all other developing countries, particularly traditionally close friends like Mauritius, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil ... Read more...

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China, UK Universities in talks for academic research partnership


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 23 (ANI): China's Tsinghua University is likely to establish a closer relationship with the prestigious Oxford University, according to a new agreement signed by the universities.The universities will conduct academic ... Read more...

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Laurels, awards galore for Team India (Roundup)


April 4th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Laurels and rewards flowed for the Indian cricket team Sunday, a day after it won the World Cup, with several state governments announcing cash ... Read more...

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Girls outshine boys at Panjab University convocation


February 14th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Girls clearly outnumbered boys at the 60th annual convocation function at Panjab University (PU) here Monday. Out of the 479 students who were awarded degrees, 351 were ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj relents on doctorate to Kannada scholar, ends row


February 7th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Monday withdrew his opposition to Bangalore University's decision to give an honorary doctorate to a noted Kannada scholar known for his right-wing views.Bhardwaj's ... Read more...

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Row over Bhardwaj’s stand on doctorate


February 6th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6(IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj is caught in a row over his refusal to accept Bangalore University's decision to give an honorary doctorate to a noted Kannada scholar known ... Read more...

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Somnath Chatterjee to be honoured at Panjab University


February 1st, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee will be honoured with an honorary doctorate of law degree at the 60th annual convocation of Panjab University to be held ... Read more...

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Industrialist Sivasailam dead


January 12th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) A. Sivasailam, chairman of the Rs.7,000 crore diversified industrial group Amalgamations, passed away Wednesday at Sringeri in Karanataka. He was 76.According to group officials, Sivasailam had gone to ... Read more...

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SNDT University honours Meira Kumar with doctorate


January 4th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar was Tuesday honoured with a doctorate by the SNDT Women's University on its 60th convocation day.Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayan conferred the honorary ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama honoured with doctorate at Jamia


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of six millions Tibetans and a global icon of peace and inter-faith harmony, was Tuesday conferred an honorary doctorate by Delhi's ... Read more...

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