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  • AAP campaign compared to David fighting Goliath 02-11-2013 08:43 PM

    The Aam Admi Party's election campaign in New Delhi, which has taken on all the established political parties, is being compared by American experts to David's fight against Goliath. At a panel discussion on the theme "Democratic Reforms in India - will new political parties make a difference" held at...
  • Varsity rankings: Panjab University pips IITs to emerge India's best 03-10-2013 11:55 AM

    India has improved its position in the world's definitive university rankings with five Indian varsities entering the top 400 list, up from three in 2012. Panjab University made its debut in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14 in the 226-250 band followed by two other new entrants -...
  • Founder of Dolby Laboratories, Ray Dolby dies 13-09-2013 07:24 AM

    Portland: Ray Dolby, an American inventor and audio pioneer who founded Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80. The company said on Thursday that Dolby died in his home at San Francisco. He had been living with Alzheimer's disease for several years and was diagnosed with acute leukemia...
  • Top-seeded Radwanska eases into Stanford quarters 25-07-2013 10:27 AM

    Stanford: Agnieszka Radwanska used to practice outside in Poland during the winter, dodging behind buildings to keep the wind from becoming a problem. That determination helped make her one of the toughest competitors on tour, and she demonstrated that on Wednesday night in a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Francesca Schiavone...
  • Cirstea, Lepchenko reach quarter-finals at Stanford 25-07-2013 09:12 AM

    Stanford: Fifth-seeded Sorana Cirstea beat American Coco Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic. Vandeweghe, who reached the final last year, went through qualifying to gain a spot in the main draw. The 32nd-ranked Cirstea, Romania's second-ranked player, reached the semi-finals...
  • Sammy saddened by Stanford sentence 15-06-2012 10:03 PM

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  • Allen Stanford gets 110-year jail term 14-06-2012 11:23 PM

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  • Stanford found guilty in Ponzi scheme 06-03-2012 11:55 PM

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  • Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins 29-12-2011 02:19 PM

    Palo Alto: In the interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a seminal moment in Silicon Valley history - how they named their upstart computer company some 35 years ago. "I remember driving down Highway 85," Wozniak says. "We're on the freeway, and Steve mentions, 'I've got a...
  • Silicon Valley, celebs pay tribute to Steve Jobs 17-10-2011 11:07 AM

    California: Silicon Valley luminaries, politicians and celebrities were among the several hundred people at a private memorial service for late Apple Inc co-founder and tech visionary Steve Jobs on Sunday. Guests arrived in dozens of black limousines and walked up a path lighted by hundreds of large white candles to...
  • Time limited, don't waste it: Jobs at Stanford 06-10-2011 01:09 PM

    In his Stanford speech, Steve Jobs said, 'don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice'. ...
  • 'Do what you believe': Steve Jobs at Stanford 06-10-2011 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: This is a prepared text of the Commencement speech delivered by late Steve Jobs, former CEO of Apple Computer, on June 12, 2005. I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college....
  • Serena Williams clinches Stanford title 01-08-2011 09:55 AM

    California: Serena Williams sounded an ominous warning to her rivals that she will be a genuine contender at the U.S. Open after winning the Stanford Classic on Sunday in her third tournament back from injury. Williams overpowered third seed Marion Bartoli of France 7-5 6-1 in Sunday's final and her...
  • Harvard tops US best colleges rankings 17-08-2010 01:57 PM

    Boston: Harvard University has occupied the numero uno rank among national universities across the US, beating its Ivy League rival Princeton University by a single point in the US News and World Report's influential Best Colleges 2011 rankings. Last year, Harvard had shared the top position with Princeton University. Princeton...
  • Raagapella, Indianised form of Italian music 26-06-2008 01:33 AM

    Colombo: Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan hit half-centuries as hosts Sri Lanka prepared for the World Twenty20 with a nine-wicket win over the West Indies on Thursday. Skipper Jayawardene (57 not out) and opener Dilshan (50 not out) put on 103 for the second-wicket to help their team achieve a...
  • T20 game that makes IPL bucks look like loose change 13-06-2008 05:05 AM

    Lahore: The ICC has said that Kamran Akmal was always eligible for selection in the Pakistan cricket team and they did not need to issue any clearance for his inclusion in the national squad. PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf had earlier in an interview said that the Board had sought permission...
  • Stanford University, IIM-B tie-up 15-01-2007 10:57 PM

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