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Madeleine Grant criticized for her strategy to win the librarian contest


March 5th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Oxford University student has been criticized for trying to win a union contest using sexist approach. The 19-year-old undergraduate bared her chest in her campaign to ... Read more...

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Mumbai to have super-speciality government hospital


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Move over, AIIMS -- Mumbai will soon have a government-run world-class multi-storied super-speciality hospital at a cost of around Rs.630 crore (Rs.6.30 billion), Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vacancies to be filled at Kolkata’s Presidency University


May 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) All vacancies at the prestigious Presidency University - which has been accused of falling standards - will be filled up in the next three months, ... Read more...

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Four terrorists nabbed in Karachi


May 13th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Four Pakistani Taliban terrorists have been arrested in the port city of Karachi on charges of plotting to blow up sensitive government buildings and installations, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian American Satish Tripathi appointed US varsity president


April 21st, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Reputed Indian American computer scientist Satish K. Tripathi, a Banaras Hindu University alumnus, has been appointed president of the prestigious University at Buffalo (UB) in New ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-origin Malaysian athlete now varsity don


March 20th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 20 (IANS) M. Jegathesan, an Indian-Malaysian known as the "flying doctor" for winning this country's first gold at the Asian Games, is the new pro-chancellor of a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘3 Idiots’ coming to US on DVD April 26


March 10th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Bollywood's highest grossing award winning hit film "3 Idiots" is all set to be released in DVD in the US and Canada on April 26 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anant ‘Uncle’ Pai popularised Indian culture through comics (Obituary, With Image)


February 24th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Anant V. Pai, a chemical engineer who taught Indian culture, tradition and ethos through Amar Chitra Katha comics to millions of his countrymen, passed away here ... Read more...

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Shooting begins on ‘William and Kate’ film


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A television film about Prince William's relationship with his fincee Kate Middleton has gone on floors in the US.Contactmusic.com reports that the movie titled "William and Kate" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit actress to play Kate Middleton in Royal wedding flick


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): An obscure actress by the name of Camilla Luddington has reportedly been chosen to play Kate Middleton for a US made-for-TV movie about the upcoming royal wedding.She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wills-Kate romance to get movie treatment


January 29th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): American TV network Lifetime is all set to make a film about the romance between Prince William and Kate Middleton.The movie's producers said it would chart "the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kiwi actor lands lead role in film about Wills-Kate marriage


January 28th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 28 (ANI): A little-known New Zealand actor has bagged the lead role in a film about Prince William and Kate Middleton's marriage.Nico Evers-Swindell, a former Victoria University of Wellington ... Read more...

Posted in World |

15-year-old is youngest Cambridge student in over 200 years


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) A 15-year-old Briton has become the youngest student to gain a place at Cambridge University for over two centuries. He has enrolled for a course that is considered ... Read more...

Posted in World |

James Franco turns lecturer


July 21st, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 20 (IANS) American actor James Franco has taken up a lecturer's job at Yale University. The "Spider Man" star has agreed to teach his own "very special class" at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

DUTA demands probe into radioactive element misplaced from Chemistry Department


April 29th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Delhi University Teachers Association (DUTA) members are protesting outside the office of the Vice Chancellor here on Thursday demanding a probe as the university is under scanner ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi University under scanner for radiation leak


April 29th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Delhi University (DU) may face action for a radiation leak, as the radioactive Cobalt-60 that was found in West Delhi's scrap market has been traced to its ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Unique Hindu Baccalaureate Service enters third year at University of Nevada


March 22nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 22 (ANI): Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May 2008, enters third year next month.Organized ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Christians-Muslims-Hindus-Buddhists-Jews-Baha’i to pray together at University of Nevada-Reno


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 23 (ANI): "First Annual Inner-Faith Night" of prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR), to be held on March three, will see major religious groups coming together in prayer and dialogue.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nigerian terrorist was called ‘the Pope’


December 28th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) The Nigerian man who tried to blow up a trans-Atlantic flight this week was so clean he was nicknamed the Pope, his former British teacher said. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British climate scientist steps down over leaked emails


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A top British climate scientist has stepped down as head of a research unit for the duration of an inquiry into allegations that he hid data to bolster ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hindus laud University of Colorado-Boulder over plans to build a meditation centre


November 9th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have applauded prestigious University of Colorado-Boulder (UCB) in USA for planning a "meditation room".Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, described UCB's action as "a step in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Princeton university to host Indian festival in chapel


November 6th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) America's prestigious Princeton University will host its official celebration of the Indian festival of Diwali at the university chapel Nov 14 as part of its recently created ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ragging: JNU withdraws rustication order, reduces punishment


September 19th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here Saturday withdrew a month-old order rusticating nine students for two years from academics for ragging juniors and reduced their punishment. "Those who ... Read more...

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JNU students on hunger strike for better health facilities


September 19th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are on a hunger strike to press for better health facilities in the campus after a first year MCA student died ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian student wins big award at Australian university (With Image)


June 30th, 2009 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
By Rajni Anand Luthra Sydney, June 30 (IANS) By winning the International Student of the Year award at a prestigious university here, Paramjeet Singh has brought cheer to the thousands of Indian students ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama’s Notre Dame speech angers anti-abortionists


May 17th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
When US President Barrack Obama steps onto the podium at the University of Notre Dame later today to accept an honorary degree, the welcome he receives will be nothing like the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hindu Baccalaureate Service in a prestigious American university


April 4th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindu Baccalaureate Service (Dikshant Utsav), held for the first time in Western USA at prestigious University of Nevada-Reno (UNR) in May last, will be held again on April eleven next.Organized by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lacking healthcare, a million Indians die every year: Oxford University


February 2nd, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) One million Indians, mostly women and children, die every year because of inadequate healthcare in a country full of highly-skilled doctors, Britain's Oxford University said Monday.The prestigious university ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Son of Man, Prince of France Pierre-Brieu Hoareau De Bourbon D’orleans Announces His Book at Freemason Publishing in France


February 1st, 2008 - 4:52 am ICT by admin
Reunion Island, France - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prince Pierre-Brieu HOAREAU de BOURBON d'ORLEANS is the elder grandson of the COUNT OF PARIS (1908-1999). He was born on October 7th, 1982. ... Read more...

Posted in Press Release |

The Son of Man, Prince of France Pierre-Brieu Hoareau De Bourbon D’orleans Announces His Book at The Freemason Publishing in France


February 1st, 2008 - 4:29 am ICT by admin
Reunion Island, France - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prince Pierre-Brieu HOAREAU de BOURBON d'ORLEANS is the elder grandson of the COUNT OF PARIS (1908-1999). He was born on October 7th, 1982. ... Read more...

Posted in Press Release |

The Son of Man, Prince of France Pierre-Brieu Hoareau De Bourbon D’orleans Announces His Book


February 1st, 2008 - 3:24 am ICT by admin
Reunion Island, France - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prince Pierre-Brieu HOAREAU de BOURBON d'ORLEANS is the elder grand grandson of the COUNT OF PARIS (1908-1999). He was born on October 7th, ... Read more...

Posted in Press Release |

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