Jimmy Page receives honorary doctorate

English rock band Led Zeppelin's legendary guitarist Jimmy Page received an honorary doctorate degree in music at Boston's Berklee College of Music.

German minister stripped of doctorate over plagiarism

The University of Dusseldorf Tuesday announced its decision to withdraw the doctorate degree of German Education Minister Annette Schavan after an investigation into the minister`s 1980 dissertation.

Oxford honours `star` Suu Kyi

The ceremony honoured 8 individuals, including Suu Kyi, who was described as "star shining in the east, the light of her countrymen".

Ansari conferred doctorate by Turkish University

Ansari, who is on a five-day visit to Turkey, was also
conferred the honorary citizenship of Konya on the occasion.

University of Karachi confers doctorate on Malik

The University of Karachi Wednesday conferred an honorary doctorate degree on Pakistan`s Interior Minister Rehman Malik in recognition of his "matchless services to the country in the war on terror".

Pop princess Kylie Minogue receives doctorate

Kylie Minogue has been awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition for her work promoting breast cancer awareness.

Feel "blessed" to have received doctorate, says Davar

Ace choreographer Shiamak Davar, who recently received an honorary doctorate from London`s Middlesex University, says he felt honoured and blessed to have contributed to dance education.

PU confers doctorate degrees on Khushwant, Somnath

The Punjab Univ
conferred Doctor of Literature to eminent author and
journalist Khushwant Singh and Doctor of Laws to former Lok Sabha Speaker
Somnath Chatterjee.

Facing flak, Karna Guv approves writer`s name for doctorate

Facing flak from litterateurs,
Governor H R Bhardwaj on Friday approved the name of Kannada
writer and historian M Chidananda Murthy for award of an
honorary doctorate, which he had put on hold.

Finally, Dalai Lama conferred doctorate by Jamia

Najeeb Jung awarded the degree to the Dalai Lama in the presence of Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal.

Jamia seeks clearance from MEA on doctorate to the Dalai Lama

Jamia Milia Islamia has sought
clearance from Ministry of External Affairs for awarding
an honorary doctorate to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai
Lama next month.

Gurdas Maan conferred doctorate by British varsity

Gurdas Maan has been conferred a doctorate degree in world music by the University of Wolverhampton in Britain.

US University doctorate for Mata Amritanandamayi

The State University of New York will
confer Hindu spiritual leader Amritanandamayi Devi with an
honorary doctorate degree in humane letters in recognition of
her wide-ranging humanitarian contributions on May 25.