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  • Andhra: Post graduate student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her December 20, 2014

    Guntur: A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district on Saturday, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said. The incident occurred when the young woman, who is currently pursuing...
  • Full Text: VVS Laxman delivers the MAK Pataudi Lecture November 12, 2014

    Addressing the Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi memorial lecture organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Wednesday at the Eden Gardens, former India middle-order batsman VVS Laxman voiced his opinions on the core issues that affect Indian and Test cricket. Read the full transcript here: Good evening ladies and...
  • Survival of Test cricket essential for game's future: VVS Laxman November 12, 2014

    With the threat of Twenty20 cricket eating into the share of the five-day formats, former India middle order batsman VVS Laxman on Wednesday said it's high time that they bring in new innovation like introduction of day/night matches to sustain the legacy of Test cricket. Worried about the future of Test...
  • VVS Laxman to deliver MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture at Eden Gardens October 7, 2014

    VVS Laxman is all set to renew his connection with the Eden Gardens as the former middle order batsman has been chosen to deliver the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture on October 19. The lecture will be held on the eve of the fifth and final ODI between India and the West...
  • Former IIM-Ahmedabad lecturer accuses her ex-boyfriend of raping her September 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A former assistant lecturer of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Tuesday lodged a rape complaint against her former boyfriend, who used to be a PhD student of the same institute, the police said. The complaint was lodged at the Satellite area police station by a woman who claimed...
  • Full Text: Rahul Dravid delivers the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture September 14, 2014

    Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. It is an honour to be delivering the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture this evening in front of an audience with a deep love and great knowledge of cricket. Much like the late Dilip Sardesai. It was because of this deep love and knowledge of the...
  • Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture to be held on October 19 September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The third edition of the annual Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture will be held on October 19, on the eve of the IndiaWest Indies fifth ODI. "Both the teams are expected to land here on October 18 and the next day would be ideal to host the lecture," CAB...
  • After RASPre exam, now RPSC cancels commerce paper of school lecturer exam July 16, 2014

    Following reports of defective question paper, the Rajasthan Public Service Commission on Tuesday cancelled the commerce paper of school lecturer examination which was held on Monday. Nearly 5,000 candidates appeared for this paper. The commission found that the pages of question paper series C and D were interchanged, therefore series of questions...
  • Uttar Pradesh government mulls to start moral lecture in schools June 25, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday said it was mulling to start a moral lecture of 15 minutes in the state's secondary schools after morning prayers. State Secondary Education Minister Mehboob Ali said "a short moral lecture in the morning would go a long way in establishing moral values into the students...
  • Ian Botham to Deliver MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture May 30, 2014

    London: English cricket legend Sir Ian Botham will deliver the 14th MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's on September 3. The iconic allrounder turned commentator will become the fourth Englishman to give the address after Geoffrey Boycott in 2005, Christopher MartinJenkins in 2007 and Tony Greig in 2012. Botham,...
  • Amitabh Bachchan attends the Penguin Lecture in Delhi December 1, 2013

    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 November 30, 2013

    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 starstruck as he spoke about empowering the country's women, Indian cinema, poetry and more. The 71yearold, looking handsome in...
  • Nehru's criticism based on falsehood, says Sonia November 16, 2013

    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". "Those who...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to deliver this year's Penguin Lecture November 8, 2013

    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 most...
  • World should follow Indian multiculturalism: Ansari November 2, 2013

    The success of Indian multiculturalism 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 Perspective',...
  • Kumble to deliver Pataudi Memorial lecture this year October 26, 2013

    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 wickettaker in Tests and ODIs, is only the second bowler to take all 10 wickets in a Test innings. He led India in 14 Tests. "Throughout...
  • For Ravi Shastri, Srinivasan is genuine and politicians in sports fine September 7, 2013

    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 Friday,...
  • Don't lecture us on corruption, Kamal Nath tells BJP May 7, 2013

    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 April 28, 2013

    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 April 27, 2013

    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 April 4, 2013

    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...
  • Polytechnic student kidnaps woman lecturer March 13, 2013

    Nagercoil: A third year polytechnic student on Tuesday allegedly kidnapped a woman lecturer, with whom he had a relationship, after barging into her house at nearby Iraichalkulam and attacking her parents, police said. The couple was reportedly in love for about six months. The girl's parents were against the relationship and...
  • Actress Sharmila Tagore hospitalised February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The inaugural Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial lecture was unfortunately missed by the late cricketer's immediate family members with wife Sharmila Tagore being hospitalised because of bout of food poisoning. "I am really very sad that I couldn't make it to Chennai for the inaugural lecture. I am suffering...
  • Tiger was a great cricketer: Gavaskar February 21, 2013

    Sunil Gavaskar feels that Tiger pataudi brought aggression to Indian cricket and he changed the mindset of Indians cricketers. ...
  • Read: Full transcript of inagural MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture February 20, 2013

    Chennai: The lecture was delivered by Sunil Gavaskar in Chennai on Wednesday with the Indian and Australian teams in attendance. Read the full transcript here: Mr. N. Srinivasan (President, BCCI), Mr. Wally Edwards (Chairman, Cricket Australia), David Richardson, chief executives of the Australian and Sri Lankan Cricket boards, Michael...
  • Sharmila Tagore hospitalised for food poisoning February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The inaugural Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial lecture was unfortunately missed by the late cricketer's immediate family members with wife Sharmila Tagore being hospitalised because of bout of food poisoning. "I am really very sad that I couldn't make it to Chennai for the inaugural lecture. I am...
  • Ensure that Test cricket remains the pinnacle: Gavaskar February 20, 2013

    Chennai: Emphasising the significance of Test cricket when the slambang T20 format is gaining huge popularity, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday asked the game's administrators to ensure that the longer version of the game remains the "pinnacle" of the sport. Delivering the inaugural MAK Pataudi memorial lecture, instituted in...
  • Simon Taufel to deliver MCC Cowdrey Lecture 2013 January 11, 2013

    London: Australian Simon Taufel will this year become the first umpire to give the prestigious MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday. The lecture began in 2001 in memory of former Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) president Colin Cowdrey, who played a...
  • Lecturer tries to burn wife alive in Greater Noida December 15, 2012

    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...
  • Institute Pataudi Trophy for Eng series: Sharmila Tagore November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Just over a year since former Indian captain MAK Pataudi passed away, his family now finds itself in an unsavoury controversy with the Board of Control for Cricket in Indian (BCCI). The late iconic Indian cricketer's wife, Sharmila Tagore, has written a scathing letter to the BCCI over...