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British teacher wins USD 1 mn global best teacher award in UAE

A British school teacher has won a USD 1 million-Global Teacher Prize instituted by an Indian-origin entrepreneur's foundation in the UAE to honour an exceptional teacher who has made a significant contribution to the profession.Andria Zafirakou, 39, who ... Business Standard, 3 days ago

The beautiful mind of Balkrishna Doshi, who won architecture's Nobel Prize

"When a building celebrates life, then it is called architecture; architecture is not a product," says the Pritzker Architecture Prize winner. Balkrishna Doshi.Photograph: Courtesy VSF.   For architect Balkrishna Doshi, who won an award considered architecture's Nobel equivalent, a smart city -- the current buzzword in urban space -- should reflect its residents' aspirations and be built with a holistic approach. In an interview after he became the first Indian to win the Pritzker Prize, ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Pakistan People's Party mourns Asma Jahangir's demise

[Pakistan], Feb 12 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has suspended party activities and will fly its flags at half mast to pay tribute to renowned lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir. "The [Party's] Chairperson [Bilawal Bhutto] has directed ...
 Sify1 month ago Asma Jahangir's demise 'a great loss of Pakistan'  Sify1 month ago Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir dead  Sify1 month ago Prominent Pak activist Asma Jahangir passes away  catchnews.com1 month ago

Pakistani police officer wins Karachi litfest prize 2nd year running

Karachi, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistan police officer Omar Shahid Hamid has won the Karachi Literature Festival's Fiction Prize 2018 for the second year running, triumphing over literary stalwarts like Nadeem Aslam, Kamila Shamsie and Mohsin Hamid. Omar Shahid Hamid ...
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How coach Pandit's confidence spurred Vidarbha to maiden Ranji crown

Spurring a bunch of underdogs to India's biggest prize in domestic cricket is no small task, but so confident was Vidarbha coach Chandrakant Pandit that he had made inquiries about rewards for the improbable feat at the very start of the Ranji season. After winning their maiden Ranji Trophy following five decades of trying, Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) vice-president Prashant Vaidya recalled the time when Pandit, after being signed up last season, asked what they would do with the prize ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Shape of Water wins big at Oscars on activism-fuelled night

Reuters Romantic fantasy The Shape of Water won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, the film industry’s most prestigious honour, on a night where themes of female empowerment and activism almost overshadowed the awards. The Fox Searchlight movie’s Mexican ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
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StupidApp: Trivia game with cash prizes #HQTrivia

StupidApp is a social gaming and networking app (on the lines of HQTrivia). It was launched in January 2018 and in less than 2 months, the app has received over 3.25 lakhs total users and daily active users around 50k. Bengaluru GET IT [Notes from the ...
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Why Arundhati Roy will never defend her novels

'The claim to truth cannot be made by the writer, but must be felt by the reader. The whole thing to a novel is its fragility and openness to interpretation,' says the acclaimed author. But she will defend her essays. Photograph: Courtesy Haymarket Books/Facebook What gives Arundhati Roy utmost happiness? These days it is the Hindi and Urdu translations of her second novel. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness has already been translated into over 40 languages and its Hindi and Urdu versions ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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J&K: Indian Army conducts cross country ch'ship in Ramban

[India], Mar 13 (ANI): In an ongoing effort by Indian Army under 'Sadhabhavana', a cross country championship was organised in collaboration with Youth Council of Ramban. People of Ramban and adjoining areas witnessed the event of cross country championship ...
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Dalai Lama snub and India's plans to reset China ties

'If, as appears to be the case, India is on way to 'mending fences' with China, and China is equally desirous to 'reset' the relationship, this could be a self-reflexive moment in India's positioning vis-a-vis not just the Dalai Lama, but also the Tibetan issue and China as a whole,' points out China expert Alka Acharya. IMAGE: The Dalai Lama during his visit to Arunachal Pradesh in April 2017. His Holiness stopped between Tawang and Bomdila to consecrate the Thupsung Dhargyeling monastery in ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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