English rock band Led Zeppelin's legendary guitarist Jimmy Page received an honorary doctorate degree in music at Boston's Berklee College of Music.
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.
The ceremony honoured 8 individuals, including Suu Kyi, who was described as "star shining in the east, the light of her countrymen".
Ansari, who is on a five-day visit to Turkey, was also
conferred the honorary citizenship of Konya on the occasion.
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".
Kylie Minogue has been awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition for her work promoting breast cancer awareness.
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.
The Punjab Univ
conferred Doctor of Literature to eminent author and
journalist Khushwant Singh and Doctor of Laws to former Lok Sabha Speaker
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.
Najeeb Jung awarded the degree to the Dalai Lama in the presence of Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal.
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 has been conferred a doctorate degree in world music by the University of Wolverhampton in Britain.
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.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
Beating Retreat ceremony