Everything you need to know about D.a.college: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about D.a.college: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 24 (ANI): Professor Stephen Hawking has been turned into a comic book hero for an illustrated series about his life.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Sports media giant ESPN has given pink slips to some of its 7,000 employees on Tuesday, the network said in a statement.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Sports media giant ESPN has given pink slips to nearly 7,000 employees on Tuesday, the network said in a statement.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Online fashion and lifestyle shopping portal Yebhi.com has launched 30 virtual stores across outlets of a cafe chain in two cities - Delhi and Bangalore.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): In a commencement address at Morehouse College, President Barack Obama said that he feels motivated that he is not in prison, and making young male graduates understand the racial issues and their responsibilities.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A recent study has found that teens in a relationship that involves dating violence are likely to be both a victim and perpetrator, as opposed to being just one or the other.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) If given an opportunity, small screen actress Srishty Rode would love to play Anandi in popular show "Balika Vadhu".
Washington, May 19 (ANI): An Indian immigrant is set to become the most accomplished hacker in US as he is being paid for dropping college studies and engaging himself in Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial environment.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Praying for a partner may lead towards a more cooperative and forgiving behaviour towards them, a new study has claimed.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): College girls exceed National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) guidelines for weekly drinking more frequently than men, a new research has revealed.
Tokyo, May 17 (IANS) The employment rate for those who graduated from colleges in Japan in March rose for the second straight year to 93.9 percent as of April 1, up 0.3 percentage points from a year earlier, according to government data released Friday.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Being a gay actor significantly affects ratings of his masculinity, but it has no significant effect on ratings of his acting performance, researchers have claimed.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The music of forthcoming movie "Fukrey" was launched with the lead actors of film making a grand entry at the venue on horses here Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Actor Ruslaan Mumtaz, who will soon be seen in "I Don't Luv U", says not only viewers would be able to relate to the story, the film would make them think.
London, May 11 (ANI): A college in the UK has launched a two-year degree course in heavy metal music, the first of its kind.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Sunless tanning products - whether with lotions, bronzers or tanning pills - have been promoted as an effective substitute to dodge the health risks of ultraviolet rays, but young women likely will not use them if the products don't provide the perfect tan, according to a Baylor University researcher.
New York, May 11 (ANI): A 14-year-old boy from Indiana, who was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism at the age of 2, has an IQ of 170, which is higher than Einstein's, and he is now on the road to winning a Nobel Prize.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Women engaging in "fat talk" - or those everyday statements that voice dissatisfaction about bodily appearance, eating, and exercise, are less liked by their friends, a new study has said.
Los Angeles, May 8 (IANS) American Fashion designer Tory Burch describes herself as a tomboy and says she wasn't interested in fashion until college.
Kolkata, May 7 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee paid rich tribute to his college teacher late Debranjan Mukhopadhyay at a function in Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Scientists have shown that teens who smoke are predisposed to getting addicted to marijuana, says a study.
Bikaner, May 6 (IANS) There were reports that Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara will soon enter filmdom and her aunt Soha admits that her niece has the potential, but right now they want her to complete her studies.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A new research has supported the theory that cigarettes are a gateway drug to marijuana.
Washington, May. 2 (ANI): More than 800 million people worldwide use Facebook, and 93 percent of college students have an active account on the social networking site, according to a recent estimate.
The Delhi University has announced the tentative date to start the admission process for its under-graduate courses for the coming session. The common pre-admission forms will be available both online as well as selected college counters.
Sydney, Apr 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has joined a host of celebrities to offer support to American professional basketball star Jason Collins, who is the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Conversation is crucial in bonding between mothers and sons, with the most prominent topic that of relationships, according to a new study.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Students who are not performing well academically may not be motivated to attend college in the first place, researchers say.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) College student Shayna John was not happy with her nose. And to give it the perfect shape, she recently underwent nose correction surgery - all this for her profile picture on Facebook.
Washington, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Long before twin bombs rocked the Boston Marathon, the trajectories of the suspects' lives had already made them susceptible to radicalized ideology that could turn violent, psychology and terrorism experts have said.
Washington, Apr. 25 (ANI): The Dalai Lama has voiced a progressive view, saying he would be pleased if a woman succeeded him.
Sydney, Apr. 24 (ANI): The wife of deceased Boston Marathon suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev had no idea of any plot, her lawyers have said.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study by an Indiana University professor has shown that the narratives of breakups in the United States differ from those in other countries.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): When people perceive money as morally tainted, they also view it as having less value and purchasing power, according to a new study.
Melbourne, Apr 24 (ANI): Researchers at Stanford University have found that multitasking not only makes us less productive in the office, but it is also bad for our brains, as it made us work less efficiently and leaves us more open to making mistakes.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Regularly consuming multiple drinks in a short window of time can cause immediate changes in circulation that increase an otherwise healthy young adult's risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life, a new research has found.
Washington, April 21 (ANI): The suspect of the Boston bomb blast, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, reportedly enjoyed a party with friends in a college dorm room just two days after the deadly attack.
New Delhi, April 21(ANI): Farhan Akhtar, who featured as the first guest of 'The Boss Dialogues'-which is a series of intimate conversations with the renowned personalities, revealed that he did not take films seriously in school and college.
Film: "Udhayam NH4"; Cast: Siddharth Suryanarayan, Ashrita Shetty, Kay Kay Menon, Avinash, Deepak, Ajai, Kalai, Vivek and Naren; Director: Manimaran; Rating: ***1/2
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A massive manhunt was launched by police in Boston Friday for a Chechen-origin suspect in the marathon bombings after they shot down his brother following a wild car chase. Contrary to rumours, Indian-origin student Sunil Tripathi is not a suspect in the bombings.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Amanda Knox, who was convicted for the murder of her flat mate Meredith Kercher in 2009, has revealed that she still faces moments of crippling anxiety.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually "rub off" on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later, a study has found.
New York, Apr 18 (ANI): It's not always the best idea to be friends with parents and coworkers on Facebook, and there seems to be a consensus that there is one person you should never friend-request - your boss.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Hollywood star Matt Damon, who won an Academy Award for the 'Good Will Hunting' screenplay he co-wrote with Ben Affleck, has said that he has to work with a partner on his writing projects because he "can't do it" alone.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): If a person makes the wrong choice, Princeton University researchers have found that it might be the information rather than the brain's decision-making process that is to blame.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj says he has been wanting to collaborate with his singer wife Rekha on an album, but his work commitments have kept them away from it. He hopes the album will be in the market by next year.
London, April 15 (IANS) A US study has suggested children spending long time over texting on social networks and the internet do less well in the classroom.
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Urging students to demand police presence on campuses across all universities, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Friday asked the Presidency University students to stand up in the face of vandalism and atrocities.
Kolkata, Apr. 12 (ANI): West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan today apologised to the Presidency University students for the violence that took place inside the educational institution, and said that the incident was a blot and should never have happened.
Washington, Apr. 12 (ANI): The widespread use of media among college students, from texting to chatting on cell phones to posting status updates on Facebook, may be taking an academic toll, researchers with The Miriam Hospital's Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine have said.
Kingston (Jamaica), April 12 (IANS/CMC) Olympic and World 400-metre hurdles champion Melaine Walker says her decision to sever ties with the MVP track club was prompted by her coach's refusal to train her for sprint events.
Washington, Apr.11 (ANI): Anxiety and alcohol use among college students significantly predict emotional connectedness to Facebook, a recent study has revealed.
Washington, April 11(ANI): Those looking to land a husband should make sure that you don't criticize him, encourage him to try new things, or speak your mind, according to a retro dating movie 'Choosing For Happiness.'
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) Odisha has hiked the retirement age of 873 doctors working in three of its government-run medical college and hospitals by five years to cover the shortfall in numbers, an official said Wednesday.
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): The modern workplace is still responsible for some Mad Men-style sexism, as women often earn less, have more trouble obtaining high-level positions and face greater harassment threats in the office.
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor-director Farhan Akhtar will launch the first trailer of movie "Fukrey" with co-producer Ritesh Sidhwani in a college canteen.
Melbourne, Apr. 8 (ANI): A new book says that the hook-up culture has left the new generation unhappy, sexually unfulfilled, and confused about intimacy.
New York, Apr 6 (ANI): American professional basketball player Jeremy Lin has revealed in an interview that he was not drafted by any National Basketball Association (NBA) club or get a major college scholarship because of his ethnicity.
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actress-singer Selena Gomez reportedly suffered a mini breakdown on the set of her movie "Spring Breakers".
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Why men have better spatial ability than women may be explained by individual differences in gender-role identification, according to a new review.
Pune, April 4 (ANI): A court here has convicted a bus driver for killing at least nine people and injuring nearly 30 others in January last year.
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Hudgens has admitted she felt "naughty" when she drank in her youth.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Space almost feels like home and she miss it while back on earth but Indian American Sunita Williams said Monday during her childhood, she never dreamt of becoming an astronaut.
New York, March 28 (ANI): Victoria's Secret is getting heat from parents, who are petitioning the fashion-forward lingerie brand to yank the latest campaign for its popular Pink line saying that the ads are sexualizing young girls.
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Halle Berry who had been refused permission to start a new life with her daughter and fiance Olivier Martienz in France is determined to get there one day.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): The US Department of Homeland Security will hire hundreds of young, college-age hackers to counter an alarming number of daily incursions into the nation's electrical grid and financial networks, according to a report.
Moscow, March 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A college teacher was arrested after a large amount of radioactive substances was found at his home, Russia's interior ministry said Monday.
London, Mar. 25 (ANI): Over 100,000 foreign students are suspected of using the education system to enter Britain illegally in 2012, according to figures.
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Actor-director Guy Ritchie has a smart idea - he is building a tunnel from his home to a nearby street, where he parks his cars, in a bid to reach his vehicles quicker every day.
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Sunday recommended measures to improve the education system of the country.
New York, Mar. 24 (ANI): Jon Bon Jovi termed the call that informed him about his daughter Stephanie Bongiovi's heroin overdose the "worst phone call ever."
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Model-turned-actor Sidharth Malhotra, who displayed his chiselled physique in his debut film "Student Of The Year", says he hit the field for some football to burn any extra calories, other than eating in a healthy way.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The union sports ministry in its bid to clear the election mess in different National Sports Federations (NSFs) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is exploring options to form an Election Commission for Sports (ECS) to ensure free and fair conduct of elections in sports bodies.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Thousands of cricket fans flocked to the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here Friday to see Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar play in what could be his last match in the national capital.
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Over 20,000 college students have taken high-interest loans to buy fancy electronic products, mostly Apple devices, in central China's Wuhan city.
London, March 21 (ANI): One in ten people have revealed that they are addicted to their smartphone, according to a new study.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved Rs.40,500 crore outlay for Rajasthan for the financial year beginning April 1, 2013, and asked the state to make a long-term strategy to meet water requirements.
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Teen-age college students are significantly more likely to abstain from drinking or to drink only minimally when their parents talk to them before they start college, a new study has found.
Washington, March 20 (ANI): A new research from psychologists at Rice University has revealed that conscientious people are more likely to have higher grade point averages.
Official Trailer of upcoming movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani starring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles has been released.
Sydney, Mar 19 (ANI): The premiere of Steve Jobs biopic, starring Ashton Kutcher, has been delayed indefinitely.
Los Angeles, March 19 (IANS) British actress Emma Watson is reportedly not interested in taking the coveted lead role in the upcoming big screen adaptation of the book "Fifty Shades Of Grey".
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former Russian army commando who took several hostages in a city in southern Russia, demanding money, a getaway car and a pizza, wanted to impress his ex-girlfriend, an official said.
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) He played a fisherman in his unsuccessful Tamil debut "Kadal", and now actor Gautham Karthik is set to go back to college life for a role in his upcoming untitled film.
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia rescued several hostages held at a college in the southern city of Astrakhan and detained the hostage-taker who claimed to have a bomb, the interior ministry said.
Washington, March 14 (ANI): People perceive times in the future as closer to the present than equidistant times in the past, according to a new research.
Vatican City, March 12 (IANS/AKI) Italian cardinal Angelo Sodano, in a homily Tuesday before thousands of pilgrims, urged leaders of the Roman Catholic Church to unite behind the new pope to be elected in the conclave starting Tuesday.
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says she is a passionate cat lover and thinks they are very similar to women.
Ludhiana, Mar 10 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has said that the Government of India has taken concrete steps to ensure safety and dignity of the women, but with the active support of the society the efforts of the government can yield much better results.
Film: "Snitch"; Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, Susan Sarandon, Rafi Gavron, Michael K. Williams, Melina Kanakaredes and Nadine Valazquez; Director: Ric Roman Waugh; Rating: *1/2
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Katherine Webb has said that people call her and her quarterback boyfriend A. J. McCarron the Romeo and Juliet of Alabama because of the rivalry between their home teams.
New York, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Eva Longoria, who will return to the big screen with her new film "Frontera", believes women must train themselves professionally in order to shed the role society has traditionally imposed on them.
'Dear Mr. Columnist: I have six beloved offspring but they are all cats. Can I list them as dependents in my tax form?'
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) On International Women's Day, Plan India, an NGO that works towards the upliftment of under-privileged children, will launch a web-based application to raise funds for the education of girls in the country, an official said here Thursday.
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) Southern actress Disha Pandey feels an actor should worry about his or her performance, but not about the numbers a film makes at the box-office.
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Divyendu Sharma, who will be seen in the remake of light-hearted drama "Chashme Baddoor", says working with David Dhawan is a big high for him and his co-stars.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who features with her canine friend Bambi in a new video for PETA India, urges fans to adopt cats and dogs.
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Writer-director of forthcoming movie "21 & Over" Jon Lucas says the movie has things he and co-director Scott Moore wanted to do when they turned 21.
London, Mar 5 (ANI): It has been nine years since Brian McFadden stunned fans by walking out on Westlife, and now he wishes to get back with his former group.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A 30-year-old medical graduate slashed the neck of a tea vendor after fighting over a petty issue here, police said Tuesday.