World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 24, 2015
An Indian astrophysicist says the recent observation by NASA scientists of giant flares of X-rays from a black hole confirms his theory that the so-called black holes are not "true" black holes but actually ultra hot balls of fire like our Sun.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Tata Trusts and Harvard University South Asia Institute (SAI) today announced collaboration on knowledge creation and capacity building for social and economic empowerment in India.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
Three Indians and as many persons of Indian-origin are among 29 people, who have been named as Fellows this year by the American Society for Metals, for their contributions in the field of materials science and engineering.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
The Mumbai University (MU) has received 136 fake degree cases in just four months of the academic year 2015-16, surpassing the number of similar cases reported in the last three years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
A Supreme Court Deputy Registrar has resigned attacking the judgement clearing the death penalty for 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
Uncertainty continued today over whether Yakub Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai blasts convict on death row, will be hanged on July 30, with the Supreme Court asking Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to clarify tomorrow the rules relating to curative petitions, the last judicial remedy in law.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
The newly-appointed Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University Dr Sanjay Deshmukh, who has come under criticism for calling on the MNS chief Raj Thackeray after taking over the new post, today said that he believed in meeting "a cross-section" of the society to get feedback.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Newly-appointed Mumbai University Vice Chancellor Sanjay Deshmukh's meeting with MNS chief Raj Thackeray at the latter's residence here has created a flutter in political circles in Mumbai with some parties today demanding action against the academician for his "unwarranted" act.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Monday June 22, 2015
This tale is about a young woman who wasn't actually from Mumbai but made it hers when she fell in love with it. In fact, not only is she not originally from Mumbai, she's not even Indian.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balausbramanian (With Inputs from PTI) | Thursday June 18, 2015
Charles Correa, the face of modern architecture in India, passed away here last night after a brief illness. He was 84.
Blog | Bhavi Jagatia | Friday May 15, 2015
Being a teenager, having a dream comes easily. Everyone wants to make it big, leave a mark and change lives.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday May 14, 2015
For most 17-year-olds, the Class 12 board exams -- the make-or-break tests -- are a stressful experience. For aspiring astronaut Bhavi Jagatia, that stressful period has become one she will remember fondly. That's when the teen from Mumbai won the whopping Rs 2 crore scholarship that will fund her Cornell University tuition and stay, while she earn...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
A group of St Stephen's alumni has raised questions over Dr Valson Thampu's appointment as the college's principal and sought the DU Vice Chancellor's intervention in the matter.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 2, 2015
The US' prestigious Harvard University is set to open its international offices in India, China and South Africa to facilitate research and academic work for its affiliates in those regions.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Friday March 27, 2015
Dubai-based business tycoon Ram Buxani and former Sheriff of Mumbai Bakul Patel were conferred with the honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D Litt) by a university in Mumbai.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 7, 2015
Mathematician Anand Kumar, who has founded the innovative coaching programme 'Super 30', today said inclusive education is the only way forward to ensure social justice and asked the youth to devote themselves to community service in the right earnest.
Mumbai News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Sunday January 11, 2015
It is the 100th anniversary of the Mahatma's return to India, a journey re-traced by Gandhian organisations in Mumbai. Gandhi arrived at Apollo Bundar on January 9, 1915, along with his wife Kasturba. The re-enactment, exactly a century later, traced his journey from the Gateway of India to the horse carriage ride they took to the Mumbai University...
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday January 3, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a more broad based approach to funding research in the country, and asked scientists to focus more on research than on various procedures to get government grants. Mr Modi's made these remarks after inaugurating the 102nd Indian Science Congress at the Mumbai University on Saturday.
India News | NDTV.com | Saturday January 3, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the 102nd session of Indian Science Congress at the University of Mumbai today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 24, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the 102nd Indian Science Congress on January 3, it was officially announced here today.
NDTVSports | Thursday December 18, 2014
Ryan Carters of Sydney Sixers aims to raise $66,666 based on every six hit by his teammates in the Big Bash League, to put over 500 economically disadvantaged women in Mumbai through university education.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday December 11, 2014
Trouble seems to be brewing for Mumbai University Vice-Chancellor Rajan Welukar after the Bombay High Court observed that the 'search committee' which appointed him to the post, did so without 'application of mind'.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Four universities in India, including Delhi University, will introduce tribal language courses from Jan 26 next year, Tripura governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya said on Tuesday.
Monday October 27, 2014
Harvard University with 22 billionaire alumni came in at second spot, followed by Yale University that boasts of 22 billionaires from its list of graduates.