IITs in Top 5 list of best entrepreneurial UG institutes: Irani

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) figure among the top five in a list of the best entrepreneurial undergraduate institutes in the world and are placed higher than the Ivy League universities like Harvard, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said.

IITs ranked higher than Harvard: Smriti Irani
IITs ranked higher than Harvard: Smriti Irani

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are ranked fourth on a list of 50 best entrepreneurial undergraduate institutes in the world, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani said on Friday.

Chinese billionaires criticised for giving Harvard $15m

A Chinese billionaire couple have faced a deluge of criticism for donating $15 million to one of the richest and most prestigious universities in the US, with Internet users saying it would be better spent on students in China.

Top taxmen to take leadership lessons from IIM-A, Harvard

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has tied up with US-based Harvard Business School (HBS) to offer a four-week executive education course for senior officials of India`s Income Tax Department.

Aretha Franklin gets honorary Harvard degree

Aretha Franklin received an honorary degree from the Harvard University.

Harvard to adopt student honesty pledge

The prestigious Harvard University is set to adopt a student honesty pledge in which pupils will promise not to plagiarise or cheat in their coursework and exams, according to a media report.

4 Indians win awards at Harvard competition for start-ups

Four Indians are among the winners of a Harvard Business School competition that awards prizes worth over USD 300,000 to new and innovative business and social impact start-ups conceptualised by the US institution`s students and alumni.

Up grade online

Will an online qualification affect your job prospects? Gauri Rane talks to experts to know more.

Chicago billionaire donates $150 mn to Harvard

Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin has donated his alma mater Harvard USD 150 million, the largest in the history of the prestigious college, to support its financial aid programme.

No Class 8 school boys debate with Narendra Modi: P Chidambaram

"I don`t want to take the level of this debate to a Class 8 school boys` debate," Finance Minister P Chidambaram said dismissing criticism of his interim budget by Narendra Modi.

Harvard student in court on bomb hoax charge

A Harvard University student appeared briefly in federal court today, accused of making a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of four campus buildings so he could get out of a final exam.

Malala Yousafzai honoured at Harvard for humanitarian work

The Taliban is afraid of women`s power and the power of education, said Pakistani teenager activist Malala Yousafzai as she has been honoured by the prestigious Harvard University.

Entrepreneur starts his version of Harvard, tuition-free

Minerva Schools of KGI doesn`t yet have accreditation, a campus or even a full faculty roster, but it is offering something even Harvard can`t - four years of free tuition for its first matriculating class.

Iraq, Afghan wars will cost US between $4-6 trillion: Harvard study

Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will cost the US between 4-6 trillion dollars in the long term, a study has said.

Harvard secretly searched deans` emails for media leak: Report

Reports say Harvard University administrators secretly searched the emails of 16 deans last fall, looking for a leak to the media about a case of cheating.

Harvard to address contradictions in India`s growth story

Top business leaders, entertainment professionals and philanthropists will come together to address the contradictions in India`s growth story.

Maha Kumbh now a Harvard case study

The Maha Kumbh Mela, considered the largest public gathering in the world, will be the subject of a case study at Harvard University.

‘Britain most powerful nation on earth’

Britain has once again emerged as the most powerful nation on earth, when it comes to "soft power", according to a new survey.

Harvard conducts case study on Farhan`s Excel Entertainment

The famed Harvard Business School (HBS) has done a case study on Indian film production company Excel Entertainment, the banner behind movies like `Dil Chahta Hai`, `Rock On!!` and `Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara`.

Harvard University probes mass exam `cheating`

Students found responsible of academic dishonesty could face disciplinary actions including withdrawal from Harvard University for a year.