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US threatens to sue Harvard University over admissions policy probe

The United States Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:26 PM IST

Harvard keeps top spot in Chinese ranking of best universities

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich remained the highest-ranked entry from continental Europe, holding on to 19th place, while the University of Copenhagen in Denmark moved up one slot to 30th.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Harvard biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe plaint

Harvard biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe plaint

Justice Department Spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said: "The complaint alleges racial discrimination against Asian-Americans in a university`s admission policy and practices."

Aug 04, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
Maria Sharapova to make comeback at Stuttgart claycourt after learning boxing during doping ban

Maria Sharapova to make comeback at Stuttgart claycourt after learning boxing during doping ban

Sharapova will return to action at the Stuttgart claycourt tournament on April 26 after her initial two-year ban was cut to 15 months.

Feb 02, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
UP, Bihar, Rajasthan: Worst states for women, J&K catching up

UP, Bihar, Rajasthan: Worst states for women, J&K catching up

Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar are the worst states for women says an IndiaSpend analysis.

Jul 09, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

Aran Khanna's internship was cancelled for misusing data: Facebook

Facebook on Friday dismissed reports that an Indian-origin Harvard student Aran Khanna`s internship was cancelled for pointing out the privacy flaws in the social media`s messenger service.

Aug 14, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

One in 10 Americans have anger issues and access to guns

Nearly one in 10 adults in the US have a history of impulsive, angry behaviour and have access to guns, according to a new study.

Apr 09, 2015, 19:33 PM IST
Amy Poehler receives Hasty Pudding Award from Harvard

Amy Poehler receives Hasty Pudding Award from Harvard

'Parks and Recreation' star Amy Poehler has been honoured with the 2015 Hasty Pudding Award by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals at Harvard University.

Jan 30, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

Soon, obesity pill to replace treadmill

If you don't like working out on the treadmill, you will soon be able to say goodbye to it.

Dec 09, 2014, 16:31 PM IST

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.

Sep 19, 2014, 23:15 PM IST
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.

Sep 19, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2014, 10:44 AM IST

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.

Jul 07, 2014, 23:05 PM IST

Aretha Franklin gets honorary Harvard degree

Aretha Franklin received an honorary degree from the Harvard University.

May 31, 2014, 09:52 AM IST

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.

May 10, 2014, 00:54 AM IST

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.

May 02, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Up grade online

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

Apr 01, 2014, 18:22 PM IST

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.

Feb 20, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

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.

Feb 18, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

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.

Dec 19, 2013, 04:09 AM IST