Kamal Haasan receives honorary doctorate at Odisha varsity

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik presented the doctorate degree (honoris causa) to Haasan at a special function here.

Nov 19, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan wins La Trobe doctorate for humanitarian work

Shah Rukh has said that he has "experienced firsthand the superficiality of social values that place a woman's appearance before her inner worth."

Aug 09, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

Honorary doctorate to weaver for depicting Ramayana on sari

Little did Biren Kumar Basak of Nadia district imagine that his intricate artwork depicting seven episodes of Ramayana on a six-yard sari could get him an honorary doctorate from a UK-based university after two long decades.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Rahul Dravid declines Bangalore University honorary doctorate, says he will earn it through academic research

Earlier, Dravid also did not show up at Gulbarga University’s 32nd convocation in 2014.

Jan 25, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan shares gems of wisdom after getting honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad!

Shah Rukh Khan shares gems of wisdom after being honoured by Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad! 

Dec 26, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad, remembers mother!

Shah Rukh Khan honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad! 

Dec 26, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

Woman, 102, to get doctorate, 77 year after Nazis blocked it

 A 102-year-old German woman is set to become the oldest person to receive a doctorate which will be awarded to her by the Hamburg University next week, 77 years after the Nazis blocked it because she was Jewish.

Jun 01, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Rabindra Bharati to confer honorary doctorate on Gulzar

 Eminent lyricist Gulzar and noted cartoonist Narayan Debnath will be conferred the honorary 'Doctor of Letters' by Rabindra Bharati University (RBU) at its 40th annual convocation on May 8, it was announced on Monday.

May 04, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

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.

May 12, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

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.

Feb 06, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

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".

Jun 20, 2012, 17:52 PM IST

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.

Oct 12, 2011, 21:08 PM IST

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".

Oct 12, 2011, 11:25 AM IST

Pop princess Kylie Minogue receives doctorate

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

Oct 06, 2011, 14:17 PM IST

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.

Jul 25, 2011, 17:57 PM IST

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.

Feb 14, 2011, 18:34 PM IST

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.

Feb 07, 2011, 21:08 PM IST

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.

Nov 23, 2010, 18:33 PM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2010, 21:32 PM IST

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.

Sep 09, 2010, 16:30 PM IST