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New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday presented awards to outstanding college lecturers for the year 2012-13.
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.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Renowned author Chetan Bhagat, who often played matchmaker for friends in college, has decided to tell people the benefits of finding the right partner through a matrimonial site by turning narrator and telling success stories of couples who met online.
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.
Miami, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Actress America Ferrera graduated from the University of Southern California, 10 years after beginning her International Relations course.
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.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are ready to take the small screen route to promote their forthcoming romantic film. They will shoot together with the cast of the serial "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai".
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.
Hanoi, May 16 (IANS) On a cloudy noon, a man in office outfit with dark glasses and a woman in a sun-resistant cloak with a mask muffling her head entered a room at a mini hotel in Vietnam's capital Hanoi. About an hour later, they checked out, again covertly.
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.
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.
After the declaration of results of class 12th board has started, students appeared or passes class 12th exam are quite excited about their further studies. The most common as well as popular course among the students of science stream with subject combination Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is engineering these days as doing engineering from a reputed college promises a bright career ahead. Career in Engineering after 12th is an excellent option for students at present.
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.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) As he completes a decade in Bollywood, actor Shahid Kapoor thanks his fans for showering their love on him.
Agra May 9 (IANS) Agra district authorities have ordered the closure of an engneering college near a bird sanctury for violating environmental laws, an official said Thursday.
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.
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) Tired of being squeezed in and out of buses, which even the proverbial packed sardines would tend to avoid, Clara D'Souza is waiting for an extended miracle from Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar - more ladies' specials.
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Two years after US commandos killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, his neighbours in Abbottabad are fed up with questions from the media and other people about the incident, saying they want to be left alone.
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.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 30 (IANS) The Samson family witnessed a huge crowd at their rented accommodation here Tuesday a day after their son 18-year-old Sanju Viswanath Samson struck a 41-ball 63 in Rajasthan Royals' four-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Jaipur.
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.
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): Several clues, including a Russian wiretap and a laptop, will help the FBI to know about the life of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Washington, April 28 (ANI): An interdisciplinary team of Michigan Technological University students has found a simple solution to reduce air pollution from wood-burning cookstoves.
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Ben Affleck is set to be awarded an honorary doctorate from one of America's most prestigious universities.
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.
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 (IANS) The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, one of whom was killed and the other is on the loose, are brothers of Chechen origin -- with at least one a legal permanent resident of the US, according to various media reports.
Bangalore, April 19 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling BJP, going to the May 5 assembly poll battling corruption scandals, Friday promised 25kg rice at one rupee a kg to the poor and free lap-tops to class 12 and college students if voted to power again.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Indian-origin student Sunil Tripathi is not a suspect in the Boston marathon bombing, contrary to some rumours floating on the social media.
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.
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.
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Debutante Ashrita Shetty considers herself extremely lucky to be cast opposite southern actor Siddharth Suryanarayan in her forthcoming Tamil thriller "Udhayam NH4".
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.'
New York, Apr 11 (ANI): The latest trend on the scene - the Overnight Diet, is a rapid weight-loss plan that claims you can actually slim down while you sleep.
Washington, Apr. 10 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 14 people were injured Tuesday from stabbing at a college in the U.S. state of Texas, officials said.
Washington, April 10 (IANS/EFE) At least 14 people were stabbed Tuesday on the Cy-Fair campus of Lone Star College in Cypress, Texas, and authorities say they have one person in custody in connection with the attacks.
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.
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Former National level squash player and athlete Komal Sharma says her sports career helps her cope with long working hours on the movie sets.
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.
Ludhiana, April 7 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has underlined the need for change of mindset and perception amongst students towards agriculture, which is the backbone of country's economy.
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) The death of a student leader in police custody has emerged as a major political issue in West Bengal, with the opposition Left Front going the whole hog to pin the Mamata Banerjee government on it. But the plucking off of a young life in its prime has generated a larger debate on the nature of student politics and its spinoff violence in a state high on unemployment.
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.
Vancouver, April 6 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor wants to play the baddie, but the star of movies like "Rockstar" and "Barfi!" says no director is ready to accept him in such a role.
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.
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Come Tuesday, the Salt Lake Stadium here will resonate with Rabindra Sangeet and Pitbull's rap as a medley of dancers will enthrall over a hundred thousand spectators at the inaugural ceremony of the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
New York, Mar. 29 (ANI): Tech students from a downtown Brooklyn college are designing a robot to serve as a surrogate granny to read bedtime stories.
New York, March 28 (ANI): A Chinese mother has brought a 6.5 million dollar apartment at the posh, still-unfinished One57 building in midtown for her 2-year-old daughter to use during her college.
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) "Force" actor Vidyut Jamwal, who is trained in Kalaripayattu -- a martial art form of Kerala, has reportedly designed a self-defence module for college students and working girls.
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): The US Homeland Security is seeking to hire hundreds of young, college-age hackers to counter an alarming number of new and rapidly growing cyber strikes.
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.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 25 (IANS) Six engineering students and an elderly man were killed and several others injured when the bus they were travelling in rolled 150 feet down a hillside in the hilly Idukki district Monday, an official said.
Karachi, Mar. 25 (ANI): The homecoming of former Pakistan president and retired army general Pervez Musharraf has become the talk of the town, as the citizens see this development as an indication of a positive change in the country, and Karachi in particular.
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."
London, March 24 (ANI): Children as young as five are resorting to violence in class as poor parenting leads to a rise in aggressive behaviour at school, according to a survey.
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): Former Indian marathon runner Sunita Godara on Saturday demanded that Congress MLA from Badshahpur, Rao Dharam Pal, should be punished as per the law for his indecent comment against Dronacharya awardee and national-level Kabaddi coach Sunil Dabas.
Gurgaon, March 22 (IANS) National women's kabbadi team coach and Dronacharya awardee Sunil Dabas Friday fainted on stage after a legislator allegedly made a remark on her clothes during a college function here, police said.
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Not to be left behind in the growing Indian elevator and escalator market, Japan's Mitsubishi Electric is exploring options to set up a production base in India through its joint venture Mitsubishi Elevator ETA India Pvt. Ltd., a top company official said.