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Shah Rukh Khan becomes Yale’s Chubb Fellow


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan will join the roster of Yale University's Chubb Fellows, one of the Ivy League institution's highest honours, April 12 ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan becomes Yale’s Chubb Fellow


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan will join the roster of Yale University's Chubb Fellows, one of the Ivy League institution's highest honours, April 12 ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals sign MoU with University College of London


May 21st, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Private health care chain Apollo Hospitals has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University College, London, for collaboration in training and clinical research."The MoU ... Read more...

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India, a nation of hard working super geeks


March 4th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.4 (ANI): India has about as many illiterate adults as the entire population of the United States, but there is no doubt in anyone's mind that it possesses the ingredients ... Read more...

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My ideal reader makes his soul through my book: Pamuk


January 28th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) It's not easy to describe the demeanour of Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk as he earnestly speaks about how books have shaped his spirit, jokes about how he ... Read more...

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Jaipur lit fest to focus on Indian languages


December 27th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The 2011 edition of the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival will focus on the new movements in vernacular Indian languages as well as on the growing ... Read more...

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Prestigious Utrecht University of Netherlands runs a “Meditation Center” for students


December 19th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 19 (ANI): Utrecht University (UU), one of the leading universities of the world, runs a "Meditation Center" for "spiritual time out".Located next to the sports field, this Center provides ... Read more...

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Indian American felicitated for winning Ellis Island honour


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 3 (IANS) Rao S. Anumolu, India-born president and CEO of a technology services company, has been felicitated on winning this year's prestigious Ellis Island Medal of honour, the highest ... Read more...

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Obama to promote science on American TV show


October 19th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) As part of his efforts to highlight the importance of science, math and engineering among American students who he said could be losing out in ... Read more...

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Indians to interact with Nobel laureates


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A group of young researchers from India will interact with 60 Nobel laureates during an annual meeting in Germany from June 27 to July 2. About 20 students ... Read more...

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Nobel laureates Sen, Ramakrishnan are ‘British’, says Gordon Brown


January 20th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 20 (IANS) Britain has laid claims to Nobel laureates Amartya Sen, an Indian citizen, and Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, an American of Indian origin.The two were among "British ... Read more...

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Physics Nobel gone to undeserving duo, say former colleagues


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) After the Nobel Peace Prize for US President Barack Obama, controversy has also hit this year's Nobel Prize for Physics. Two former colleagues of Canadian Willard Boyle ... Read more...

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Nobel laureates of Indian origin mostly from Tamil Nadu, Bengal (Comment)


October 8th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Is it more than just a coincidence that the the Nobel laureates of Indian origin belong to Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.Like Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, the latest winner, C.V. Raman and ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking, Sen. Kennedy among 16 recipients of Presidential Medal of Freedom


July 31st, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Obama on Thursday named 16 people, including leading scientist Stephen Hawking and U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, as the recipients of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom, ... Read more...

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Hawking bestseller tops poll to launch Darwin Festival 2009


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Stephen Hawking says he is 'flattered' by a Cambridge University poll voting "A Brief History of Time" as the publication most likely to have the same impact as ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy yearns for more science research in India


February 17th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Infosys Technologies chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy Tuesday called upon Indian scientists to focus more on research and innovation to catch up with their counterparts in ... Read more...

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Indian-American scientist bags top honours


January 12th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Rama Ranganathan, professor of pharmacology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, earned recognition as one of the top rising research stars by The Academy of Medicine, ... Read more...

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Sarkozy calls for ‘moralization of capitalism’


January 8th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 8 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday opened an economic symposium in Paris by calling for the "moralization" of the capitalist system."We must work, not for the destruction of capitalism ... Read more...

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Sarkozy’’s decision to meet Dalai Lama forces angry China to call off EU summit


November 27th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.27 (ANI): China has decided to cancel its annual summit with the European Union because of French President Nicholas Sarkozys plans to meet Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. The ... Read more...

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Nobel Memorial Week strengthens Sweden-India ties


October 11th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Sweden-India Nobel Memorial Week was inaugurated in the capital Saturday, coinciding with the announcement of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner.The Nobel Memorial Week, inaugurated by ... Read more...

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Happiness is a matter of perception: study


September 18th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) People tend to judge your level of happiness on the basis of the picture you've chosen to represent yourself to the world, according to a study. Queensland's University ... Read more...

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Activists launch fresh campaign for Binayak Sen


May 13th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) After Nobel laureates appealed to the Indian government for release of physician Binayak Sen, rights activists have announced that they will hold a protest rally here Wednesday against ... Read more...

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Need for new nuclear order, says Nobel winning group


March 11th, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), the 1985 Nobel prize winners, have called for a new nuclear non-proliferation regime which applies equally to all ... Read more...

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Three Americans to share Nobel Prize for Economics


November 14th, 2007 - 2:17 am ICT by admin
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