HARVARD UNIVERSITY

  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 10, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 10, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Lalu Prasad defends daughter Misa Bharti, says newspapers constructed the Harvard University controversy March 10, 2015

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday evening defended his daughter Misa Bharti after Harvard University rubbished her claim of being a speaker at India Conference. The RJD chief said, "Misa had claimed that she was a guest at the India Conference organised by Harvard University but never...
  • News 360: Lok Sabha passes Land Acquisition Bill March 10, 2015

    The contentious Land Acquisition Bill passed the Lok Sabha test on Tuesday after the government carried out nine amendments to it and persuaded most of its allies to support, setting the stage for its consideration in Rajya Sabha where the numbers are loaded against the government. ...
  • Lecture row: Misa Bharti must speak on the issue, says RJD MP Pappu Yadav March 10, 2015

    RJD MP Pappu Yadav said that Misa Bharti is a public figure and she can not do such things. In an interview to CNN-IBN, the RJD MP said, "If there is such a wrongdoing then it's not right and should be condemned." ...
  • Snapshot: Misa Bharti releases pictures of being a speaker at India Conference, Harvard denies March 10, 2015

    Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Dr Misa Bharti had released a few photos to Indian newspapers along with a press release stating that she had delivered a lecture at the prestigious American university Harvard. The educational institute has, however, revealed that she was not invited as a speaker...
  • Harvard University rubbishes Lalu's daughter Misa Bharti's claim of being a speaker at India Conference March 10, 2015

    Patna: In a major embarrassment for Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Dr Misa Bharti, who had released a few photos to Indian newspapers along with a press release stating that she had delivered a lecture at the prestigious American university Harvard, the educational institute has revealed that she...
  • Slide in global oil prices great for India: Economic Professor at Harvard University January 22, 2015

    Economic Professor at Harvard University said that investors at the World Economic Forum were buzzing with the names of only 2 countries US and India. ...
  • Harvard University sued over 'racial profiling' November 18, 2014

    New York: A nonprofit group filed a lawsuit on Monday against Harvard University, accusing the world-famous Ivy League institution of racial profiling in its admissions policies. Students for Fair Admissions says Harvard limits the number of Asian Americans it admits while giving preference to other races, according to the Project on...
  • Harvard students receive racially charged death threat emails October 4, 2014

    New York: American law enforcement officials are investigating a "racially charged" death threat emailed to several hundred students of Harvard University that claimed an individual would come to the Ivy League institution and "shoot all of you" and "kill you individually". Harvard University police are investigating the death threat and plan...
  • India likely to grow at 6 per cent in 201415: Harvard professor July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian economy is likely to grow at six per cent in 201415 and if the new government delivers on its promise of good governance, reversion to a growth rate of around 78 per cent can occur in coming years, Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath said. "Let's just say...
  • Threat call prompts evacuations, bomb search at Harvard University July 6, 2014

    Cambridge: A call from a man claiming to have an assault rifle at Harvard University and to have planted bombs there prompted police on Saturday to evacuate several buildings at the campus and launch a search for explosives, but the area was later declared safe, authorities said. The Ivy League school...
  • Harvard University will be dropping SAT subject tests for undergraduate admissions May 23, 2014

    Harvard University has announced on its website that it is dropping a requirement to take SAT subject tests for applicants to undergraduate college. The website states that it will still require applicants to take SAT and ACT entrance exams, but without two subject tests. The website states: 'While we normally...
  • Harvard to adopt student honesty pledge May 9, 2014

    New York: 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. It will be the first time the US university has asked students to make a public commitment...
  • Alex Ferguson to become a Harvard lecturer April 4, 2014

    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will be swapping the dugout for the lectern after agreeing a long-term teaching position at Harvard University. The 72-year-old Scot, who ended his glittering reign at Old Trafford last year after 26 years in charge, will share his wisdom as an academic in a new...
  • Buildings evacuated at Harvard after report of explosives December 16, 2013

    Harvard University on Monday evacuated four buildings at the heart of its centuriesold campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after warning students of unconfirmed reports that explosives had been planted. The Ivy League school said it evacuated the Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson Halls. "Out of an abundance of caution, the buildings...
  • The Good Road: India's Oscar entry to be screened at Harvard University December 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Gujarati film 'The Good Road', India's official submission for the foreign language film category at the 86th Academy Awards, will be screened at Harvard University's Cambridge campus in Massachusetts, US. A production by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), the film will be shown Dec 9 at Harvard University's South...
  • Kanye West gives speech at Harvard, proud fiance Kim tweets picture November 19, 2013

    Los Angeles: Rapper Kanye West gave a lecture about designing at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. The 36yearold 'Stronger' hitmaker spoke at the Ivy League university as a part of his design company's DONDA Design Lecture series, reported Us magazine. West, who talked about the design said, "Just wanted to...
  • Malala Yousafzai who was shot by Taliban honoured at Harvard September 28, 2013

    A Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban is being honoured as Harvard University's humanitarian of the year. Malala Yousafzai is an outspoken proponent for girls' education. She was at Harvard on Friday to accept the 2013 Peter J Gomes Humanitarian Award. Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust says...
  • Indian-origin scientist, team successful in controlling human brain via Internet August 28, 2013

    Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have conducted the world's first non-invasive human-to-human brain interface in which one person was able to control the motions of another person via Internet. Using electrical brain recordings and a form of magnetic stimulation, Rajesh Rao, a University of Washington professor, sent a brain signal...
  • US: Obama to name Jason Furman as chief economist June 10, 2013

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate longtime adviser Jason Furman to be his new chief White House economist, an administration official said. Furman, who will replace economist Alan Krueger as chair of the White House's Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), has a Ph.D in economics from Harvard University and...
  • US' Hopkins University invites UP minister for lecture May 9, 2013

    Lucknow: After Harvard University's invitation to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his uncle and senior Cabinet Minister Shivpal Yadav has been invited by John Hopkins University, US, to deliver a lecture on flood control, official sources said here. "Yadav, who besides others holds portfolio of Irrigation Department has been invited by Hopkins...
  • 'Tired' Ekta Kapoor set to study at Harvard University April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: TV and film producer Ekta Kapoor, who has backtoback projects 'Ek Thi Daayan', 'Shootout At Wadala', and 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' lined up for release, is tired and says that she will take a break to attend a summer entrepreneur course at the Harvard University. "I am planning...
  • Ekta Kapoor all set to study at Harvard University April 7, 2013

    Mumbai: TV and film producer Ekta Kapoor, who has backtoback projects 'Ek Thi Daayan', 'Shootout At Wadala', and 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects' lined up for release, is tired and says that she will take a break to attend a summer entrepreneur course at the Harvard University. "I am planning to...
  • Oprah to deliver commencement address at Harvard March 5, 2013

    Boston: Talk show host, entrepreneur and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey will deliver this year's graduation address at Harvard University, the Ivy League school said on Monday. "Oprah's journey from her grandmother's Mississippi farm to becoming one of the world's most admired women is one of the great American success stories," Harvard President...
  • Cheating scandal: Harvard forces 60 students to withdraw February 2, 2013

    Boston: Harvard University said on Friday it issued academic sanctions against approximately 60 students who were forced to withdraw from school for a period of time in a cheating scandal that involved the final exam in a class on Congress, drawing criticism from a highprofile alumnus. The school implicated as...
  • Maha Kumbh Mela now a Harvard case study January 20, 2013

    New York: The Maha Kumbh Mela, considered the largest public gathering in the world, will be the subject of a case study at Harvard University, which will study the logistics and economics behind it and the "popup megacity" that comes to life in Allahabad during the religious event. A team of...
  • 2 Indians among Forbes' top 15 education innovators list November 10, 2012

    New York: Indianorigin CEO of Datawind, the maker of India's lowcost tablet Aakash, Suneet Singh Tuli and Massachusettes Institute of Technology professor Anant Agarwal have been named by Forbes magazine among the 15 "classroom revolutionaries" who are using innovative technologies to reinvent education for students and teachers globally. The Forbes...
  • Harvard doctor 'visited' heaven while in coma October 11, 2012

    Washington: In a bizarre claim, a Harvard neurosurgeon has said that he visited heaven when he slipped into a coma after contracting a rare disease. In his new book, 'Proof of Heaven', Dr Eben Alexander says he took a journey to the afterlife when he slipped into a coma in...
  • Harvard in mass cheating controversy, orders probe September 1, 2012

    Harvard officials are investigating claims that nearly half the students in one undergraduate class may have cheated on their final examination. ...