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‘Focus On Higher Education Contributes In Rapid Progress Of Nations – Interview

‘focus on higher education contributes in rapid progress of nations – interview
Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed has held eminent positions at top business schools of Pakistan. Currently he is the Dean at renowned graduate management school of the country, Karachi School of Business & Leadership..
Eurasia Review - Published

Physicist Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis sold for over 1 million dollars at auction

A wheelchair used by Stephen Hawking has sold at auction for almost 300,000 pounds (USD 393,000), while a copy of the scientist's doctoral thesis fetched almost 585,000 pounds (USD 767,000.) The..
DNA - Published

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The Amazing Accomplishments Of Martin Luther King Jr. [Video]The Amazing Accomplishments Of Martin Luther King Jr.  02:06

As Martin Luther King Jr. day comes around we need to remember why he's an American and world hero. Here's a brief history of his work.

Celebrity Wire - Published

Steve Carell Joins New Netflix Series [Video]Steve Carell Joins New Netflix Series  00:33

Attention, U.S. citizens: Trump’s Space Force is coming to Netflix, thanks to The Office’s Steve Carell and Greg Daniels. On Wednesday, Netflix announced Space Force, a new comedy series created by..

Wochit - Published

Border fence build-up in San Diego spans decades [Video]Border fence build-up in San Diego spans decades  02:46

As President Trump continues his call for a wall along the southern border, 10News takes a brief look back at the history of the fence currently in place between San Diego and Tijuana.

Rumble - Published

Terry Gilliam’s Long-Delayed Project Starring Adam Driver Finally Gets Acquired [Video]Terry Gilliam’s Long-Delayed Project Starring Adam Driver Finally Gets Acquired  00:38

U.S. audiences will finally get the chance to see Terry Gilliam’s long-delayed film “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote,” a passion project that has taken the director nearly two decades to get to..

Wochit - Published

A Brief History of Geologic Time [Video]A Brief History of Geologic Time  12:08

By looking at the layers beneath our feet, geologists have been able to identify and describe crucial episodes in life’s history. These key events frame the chapters in the story of life on..

Rumble - Published

What Books Does Bill Gates Recommend For 2018? [Video]What Books Does Bill Gates Recommend For 2018?  00:52

Bill Gates' is a voracious reader. Business Insider has his list of the best books of 2018. Over the past year, Gates gave his stamp of approval to more than 20 titles, including two books on..

Wochit Entertainment - Published

A Brief History of Royal Wedding Dresses [Video]A Brief History of Royal Wedding Dresses  02:19

Here’s a brief history of nearly 100 years worth of royal wedding dresses.

W Magazine - Published


Neglected Khair-ul-Manazil speaks of glorious Akbar era

Khair-ul-Manazil, meaning 'the most auspicious', is a mosque that stands opposite the Old Fort, and was built by one of the most influential women in Akbar's court - Maham Anga, his wet-nurse or foster..
DNA - Published

ED raids Amnesty India over FEMA irregularities: A brief history of Centre's crackdown on NGOs

The latest Enforcement Directorate (ED) raids at the India office of Amnesty International in Bengaluru on Thursday has brought back questions related to the Narendra Modi government's handling of NGOs..
Firstpost - Published

A brief history of India vs West Indies in ODIs

Since playing their first one-day international (ODIs) against England at Leeds in 1974, India have so far played the most number of ODIs in the world - 948.
IndiaTimes - Published

Stephen Hawking had warned against 'superhumans' from beyond the grave

Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best-known theoretical physicists who died seven months ago, had warned against a new race of "superhumans" created as a result of genetic engineering that could..
DNA - Published

Amid central bank tightening, a brief history of benchmark rates

Major central banks are turning to tighter monetary policy and the effects are being felt throughout global financial markets.
Reuters India - Published

Bebeto, Neymar and Confederations Cup drama - a brief history of Brazil versus USA

bebeto, neymar and confederations cup drama - a brief history of brazil versus usa
With the two sides set to clash at the MetLife Stadium on Friday, Brasil Global Tour take a look back at the Selecao's fine record against the USMNT - Published

Before Assam NRC final draft, India briefed Bangladesh, no talks on 'deportation'

To avoid any strain in its good relationship with Bangladesh, India has kept the neighbouring country under the loop over the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. India had informed..
DNA - Published

Croatia vs England FIFA World Cup 2018 semifinal preview

Croatia's compact side will combat England's fast and direct football when they meet in the second semifinal of the FIFA World Cup 2018 with both teams aiming to recreate their own history by..
Zee News - Published

REWIND: How England, Croatia fared in World Cup semis

A brief history of previous World Cup semi-final appearances by England and Croatia, ahead of their last four match at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday. - Published

Croatia vs England semi-final history factbox

A brief history of previous World Cup semi-final appearances by England and Croatia, ahead of their last four match at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.
Zee News - Published

A hammering in Brussels, Ronaldo, Rivaldo and a brief history of Brazil vs Belgium

a hammering in brussels, ronaldo, rivaldo and a brief history of brazil vs belgium
Historical results between the two nations bode well for the Selecao ahead of their quarter-final, but the first meeting brought quite the shock - Published

UN seeks inquiry into alleged human rights violations in Kashmir: A brief history of body's attempts to intervene in dispute

India's contention has always been that the UN needs to respect the Shimla Agreement and let India and Pakistan resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally.
Firstpost - Published

Stephen Hawking's voice will be beamed into space during memorial

A message from late British astrophysics giant Stephen Hawking will be beamed towards the nearest black hole as his remains are laid to rest in London's Westminster Abbey. As the ashes of the British..
DNA - Published

Stephen Hawking's last book to be out in October

The final book by Stephen Hawking will be out in October and will cover his perspectives on everything from the creation of the universe, black holes, alien intelligence, and the existence of God to..
DNA - Published

Hawking's graffiti on UK bridge may become permanent

A colourful graffiti of world famous physicist Stephen Hawking that sprang up on a railway bridge in Cambridge is likely to become a permanent tribute to the scientist in his home city. The 76-year-old..
IndiaTimes - Published

Stephen Hawking's tailor-made hi-tech wheelchair to live on as a legacy

Stephen Hawking's tailor-made hi-tech wheelchair and his computer-generated voice are expected to live on as a legacy of the world-famous theoretical physicist who died earlier this month aged..
DNA - Published

British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking's funeral takes place in Cambridge

The funeral of legendary British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking was held in a private ceremony attended by around 500 people comprising family, friends and colleagues, at a church near the..
DNA - Published Also reported by •Deccan Herald

Mauritius: A Brief History Of Business Laws In Mauritius Since 1968 - Juristconsult Chambers

When the Constitution was enacted in 1968, there was not much business around apart from sugar cane, industries accessory to it and basic trade and commerce for the needs of colonial Mauritius.
Mondaq - Published

Cyanide may have been key to origin of life finds study

It sounds odd, but cyanide may have been a key ingredient in the origin of life on early Earth, according to a study. Researchers found that a mixture of cyanide and copper, when irradiated with..
Mid-Day - Published

Stephen Hawking's funeral set for March 31; ashes to be buried near the graves of Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin

Professor Stephen Hawking's funeral will take place at the Cambridge University church on March 31, the scientist and cultural icon's family announced. The service will be held in the prestigious..
DNA - Published

A brifef history of Stephen Hawking

On the same day that Albert Einstein was born, his intellectual heir *Stephen Hawking* left us. He has a way of picking days. Even his birth date was a red-letter day; Hawking was born on 8th January,..
DNA - Published

Stephen Hawking in The Big Bang Theory, Simpsons, Star Trek: A brief history of his pop culture appearances

A close look at the various appearances, caricatures and portrayals of Stephen Hawking over the years.
Firstpost - Published

Hawking visit was a great endorsement to Indian community

An inspiration for more than a generation of scientists, Stephen Hawking’s influence on Indian minds was no less than anywhere else. While some grew up reading his ‘Brief History of Time’, some..
IndiaTimes - Published

This is the main reason why Stephen Hawking never won the Nobel Prize

For legendary astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who redefined cosmology by proposing that black holes are mortal, the Nobel Prize for Physics remained elusive as his theory can not be observed or..
DNA - Published

British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking passes away at the age of 76: Here is a brief history of his life

Stephen Hawking's genius brought him global fame and he become known as a witty communicator dedicated to bringing science to a wider audience.
Firstpost - Published

Stephen Hawking: A thinker who fought all odds

The world’s legendary physicist Stephen Hawking died on March 14, 2018 at age 76. The scientist with a motor neuron disease that left him gradually paralysed and voice-ridden discovered the black..
IndiaTimes - Published

From running over Prince Charles' toes to strip clubs: A brief history of Stephen Hawking's triumph over adversity

His life is a reminder to us all - don't let adversities get you down.
DNA - Published

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mourn Stephen Hawking

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Science Minister Harsh Vardhan have condoled the demise of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who passed away earlier on Wednesday. Known..
BGR India - Published

From proponent of Big Bang Theory to being a pop culture icon: 7 things to know about physicist Stephen Hawking

One of brightest and certainly most recognizable minds in the field of astrophysics, Stephen Hawking has died at 76. Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim said in a statement: “We are deeply..
DNA - Published

Physicist Stephen Hawking, author of 'A Brief History of Time', dies aged 76

Sify - Published

Stephen Hawking visited India twice

Almost two decades ago, when a bunch of Indian physicists struggled to arrange the money for Stephen Hawkings travel to India, Infosyss S D Shibulal came to their rescue. "We experienced..
Deccan Herald - Published

Stephen Hawking's Indian student remembers cosmology's brightest star

Physically bound to the wheelchair, Stephen Hawking reached out into the depths of the universe with his mind and decoded the mysterious cosmos for the common people - that is how the British physicist..
Deccan Herald - Published

The man who conquered the stars: A brief history of Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking, who has died aged 76, was Britains most famous modern-day scientist, a genius who dedicated his life to unlocking the secrets of the Universe. Born on January 8, 1942 -- 300 years..
Deccan Herald - Published

How Cauvery waters will be shared post SC verdict

The Supreme Court verdict on the sharing of the Cauvery waters on February 16, 2018 brings down the curtain on a volatile issue that has roiled Karnataka and Tamil Nadu politics for over a century...
IndiaTimes - Published

Howrah Bridge at 75: A brief history

The iconic bridge was opened to the public in the middle of World War II. - Published

A brief history of controversies in higher judiciary

Controversies surrounding judges have blotted the higher judiciary on several occasions over serious allegations of graft and sexual harassment, with a sitting High Court judge even being jailed for..
DNA - Published

Battle to remove Section 377: The story so far

On Monday, the movement to decriminalise the colonial-era Section 377 which criminalises 'unnatural sex' including consensual sex between same-sex adults got a shot in the arm with India’s apex body..
DNA - Published

From seeking apology for Osama to Islamabad's nukes, a brief history of Trump's comments on Pakistan

Trump's views about Pakistan have mostly been negative with some positive remarks after he assumed office
DNA - Published

25 years since Babri Masjid demolition: As final hearing commences in SC today, here's a brief history of the case

As the apex court begins the hearing a day before the 25th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid, here is a brief summary of how the case progressed
Firstpost - Published

Mumbai to get seven wonders of the world

The 133-year-old Joseph Baptista Gardens, located at the Bhandrawada Hill in Mazagaon area of south Mumbai is being transformed â€"and it would house miniatures of the Seven Wonders of the..
Deccan Herald - Published

Formula E: Here's all you need to know about teams and drivers competing in Season 4 of all-electric racing series

before we dive deep into the world of Formula E, it is time to get used to the names, brief history and drivers that will drive for the 10 teams come the weekend.
Firstpost - Published

J&K peace talks: How the past interlocutors and groups failed to break any deadlock

The Centre on Monday, in a surprise move, appointed an interlocutor for talks in Jammu and Kashmir. Ex- IB Chief  Dineshwar Sharma who has experience of working in the Valley has been roped in as the..
DNA - Published

The cures of yesteryear including cocaine for toothache

the cures of yesteryear including cocaine for toothache
These and many more weird and wacky remedies have been outlined in a new book, Quackery: A Brief History Of The Worst Ways To Cure Everything, written by a Nebraska doctor.
MailOnline India - Published

UK: No Time To Rest - A Brief History Of Raising Awareness For Dementia In The UK - Deloitte

World Alzheimer's Day, held every year on 21 September, is an opportunity for organisations and individuals around the world to raise awareness
Mondaq - Published

No end to Veerashaiva-Lingayat row; expert panel formed

Confrontation between the Veerashaiva and Lingayat camps on the issue of separate religion status continued even as Akhila Bharata Veerashaiva Mahasabha president Shamanur Shivashankarappa on Wednesday..
Deccan Herald - Published

A brief history of space exploration

IndiaTimes - Published

A history of persecution: Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

Nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled renewed violence in Myanmar, crossing the border in Bangladesh in waves following a military crackdown the UN says amounts to ethnic cleansing. It is the..
Deccan Herald - Published

Stephen Hawking blames UK government for health service 'crisis'

Physicist Stephen Hawking has criticised the British government for causing a crisis in the state-run National Health Service (NHS), saying it had to be protected from becoming a profit-making..
DNA - Published

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