Lecture

  • Amitabh Bachchan attends the Penguin Lecture in Delhi 01-12-2013 08:27 PM

    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan visited Delhi to attend the Penguin Annual Lecture 2013 podium. In his address, the actor spoke about empowering the country's women, Indian cinema, poetry and more. The event was held in Thyagaraj Stadium. ...
  • Big B: Everyone can watch a Hindi film, but they can't read a book 30-11-2013 09:23 AM

    New Delhi: Indian cinematic icon Amitabh Bachchan Friday took to the Penguin Annual Lecture 2013 podium, much to the joy of an eclectic audience of almost a thousand, and left them more star-struck as he spoke about empowering the country's women, Indian cinema, poetry and more. The 71-year-old, looking handsome...
  • Nehru's criticism based on falsehood, says Sonia 16-11-2013 10:16 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at the BJP for its attack on Pandit Nehru saying those who reject him also reject his idea of parliamentary democracy. Gandhi said that criticism of the first prime minister by some forces was based on "innuendo, insinuation and falsehood aimed at character assassination"....
  • Amitabh Bachchan to deliver this year's Penguin Lecture 08-11-2013 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will deliver this year's Penguin Lecture, which has featured some of the world's most respected leaders, thinkers and writers over the years. One of the first annual lecture to be organized by a publishing house in India, the annual lecture has become one of the...
  • World should follow Indian multi-culturalism: Ansari 02-11-2013 07:19 PM

    The success of Indian multi-culturalism is an example for the whole world to establish a peaceful and harmonious society, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari said here. Ansari was addressing a gathering at the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre at Said Business School in Oxford, England on 'Identity and Citizenship: An Indian...
  • Kumble to deliver Pataudi Memorial lecture this year 26-10-2013 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble will deliver the second annual Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture on November 13 here. Kumble, India's highest wicket-taker in Tests and ODIs, is only the second bowler to take all 10 wickets in a Test innings. He led India in 14 Tests....
  • For Ravi Shastri, Srinivasan is genuine and politicians in sports fine 07-09-2013 10:35 AM

    Ravi Shastri was noisy as usual in front of the mic on Friday, but this time there was a hollow about the phony thunder he always tries to create. Still he has managed to create a buzz, with his callous comments. At the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture in Mumbai on...
  • Don't lecture us on corruption, Kamal Nath tells BJP 07-05-2013 05:20 AM

    New Delhi: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath on Monday told the BJP not to "lecture" the Congress on corruption and said Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar would not resign. "There is no question of their resignation. Did Nitin Gadkari resign as president of the BJP?...
  • SP hails Akhilesh Yadav for calling off Harvard trip 28-04-2013 04:41 AM

    Lucknow: Amid criticism that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav should not have cancelled his lecture at the Harvard Business School to protest "extended frisking" of Urban Development Minister Azam Khan at a Boston airport, his Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday said the stand was "correct, justified and in line...
  • Azam Khan 'detention': Akhilesh Yadav cancels Harvard lecture 27-04-2013 08:55 AM

    Boston: Miffed with the alleged detention of his cabinet minister Azam Khan at the Boston airport, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav cancelled a reception to be hosted in his honour by New York Consul General Dnyaneshwar Mulay on Saturday besides boycotting the Harvard lecture. A communique from the Consulate...
  • Delhi: Lecturer accused of raping engineering student 04-04-2013 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another case of crime against women a engineering college girl student has alleged that she was raped by Delhi University college lecturer. Delhi Police has arrested the college lecturer on the victim's complaint. The student alleges that she knew the accused lecturer Virendra Singh, who taught...
  • Actress Sharmila Tagore hospitalised 21-02-2013 01:51 PM

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  • Tiger was a great cricketer: Gavaskar 21-02-2013 10:28 AM

    Sunil Gavaskar feels that Tiger pataudi brought aggression to Indian cricket and he changed the mindset of Indians cricketers. ...
  • Lecturer tries to burn wife alive in Greater Noida 15-12-2012 04:42 PM

    Lucknow: A lecturer at a private college in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida tried to burn his wife alive early on Saturday, police said. Ashwani, a lecturer at the ICC College in Greater Noida had a verbal spat with his wife after which he beat her up and locked her in...
  • 'T20s have enhanced the speed of Tests, ODIs' 08-09-2012 03:42 PM

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly spoke on a variety of issues at the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture in Mumbai on Friday. ...
  • Dalai Lama to speak of happiness at Penguin Lecture 03-12-2011 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: Happiness and the art of being happy will be the focus of the fifth edition of the annual Penguin Lecture when the Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama, outlines his idea of human well-being here Dec 3. The seer, who heads a Tibetan Buddhist government-in-exile at Dharamshala in...
  • Kapil tackles cricket issues in Sardesai lecture 01-10-2011 12:22 AM

    The former Indian captain addressed a variety of issues related to the sport. ...
  • Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Lecture 10-12-2010 05:45 PM

    The Nobel Prize in Literature 2010 was awarded to Mario Vargas Llosa "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat". Llosa delivered his Nobel Lecture on December 7, 2010, at the Swedish Academy, Stockholm. The lecture was delivered in Spanish....
  • Does the PM rely on gut feeling for decisions? 27-10-2010 03:58 PM

    Putrajaya (Malaysia): Does Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rely on theoretical reasoning or gut feeling while taking decisions on the economy? This query was posed to him after he delivered the prestigious Khazana Global lecture on 'India's Development Experience'. "I have no definite answer, but I do know Lord Keynes...