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India’s ex-judge, Grameen supporters rally behind Yunus


February 24th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) Former chief justice of India J.S. Verma has condemned the vilification campaign against Grameen micro credit pioneer and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, while a group of prominent world ... Read more...

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Australia to honour Ravi Shankar for commitment to music and humanity


March 18th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.18 (ANI): World-renowned sitar player, composer, teacher and writer Ravi Shankar will receive the University of Melbourne's highest honour - the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) - at a ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to receive Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama


July 31st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Stephen Hawking, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, is among the 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.US President Barack Obama announced yesterday the complete ... Read more...

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Obamas Kashmir statement in full conformity with ex-US presidents


November 3rd, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Nov 3 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is toeing the old American line in saying that the US should make efforts to forge better relations between India and ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose to speak on human rights at Oxfam summit


September 27th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rahul Bose is all set to attend an Oxfam summit in New York Sunday where he will be speaking on a subject close to his heart ... Read more...

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