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Two College Rankings. Two Very Different Outcomes

<i>U.S. News and World Report</i> released their 2015 Best Colleges Rankings earlier this week. We congratulate them on their 30th year in the business. While they are FORBES Top Colleges biggest competitor in the ranking world, it is without a doubt that they are instrumental in helping to shape the …

Why India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe Need Each Other — Badly

<i>Cuddly</i> is not an adjective that comes to mind when describing the Prime Ministers of either Japan or India. Shinzo Abe, like most Japanese …

Japan to invest 2.1 lakh crore in Indian projects over 5 years

Japan on Monday pledged to invest Rs. 2.1 lakh crore ($35.5 billion) in a wide spectrum of projects in India over five years. These include …

China inaugurates new rail-lines in Tibet

Seven years after it began an ambitious rail journey from Beijing to Lhasa, China’s railway plans for Tibet are firmly on track with the inauguration …

ISTAF athletics meet: Wlodarczyk hammers a world record

Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set a world record of 79.58 metres in women’s hammer throw at the ISTAF athletics meet on Sunday.<p>The European champion and …

Kathy Bates wanted to dedicate her Emmy to Robin Williams

Following Monday’s big Emmys tribute to Robin Williams, Kathy Bates revealed backstage that she had wanted to dedicate her Emmy win to the late …

The Good Guys Won at the 2014 Emmys

Even if the awards were a little bland<p><b>In case you didn't notice</b> — and let't face it, you'd be forgiven if you hadn't — the Emmy Awards happened tonight. Yes, in the looming shadow of Sunday night's Beyoncé/Miley mind-trick VMA madness, TV's luminaries gathered to celebrate their own.<p><b>The evening</b> …

4 major fashion trends spotted on the Emmys red carpet

4 major fashion trends spotted on the Emmys red carpet<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>Awards show red carpets are prime fashion trend-spotting grounds, and …

Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul party late after their 'Breaking Bad' wins

Aaron Paul, who won his third Emmy as supporting actor in a drama series for his portrayal of troubled junkie Jesse Pinkman inAMC's"Breaking Bad,"was experiencing another type of high a few hours after the conclusion of theEmmys.<p>"I feel over the moon," said Paul, clutching his statuette as he made …


Russian hack attack: What you should do

With the FBI investigating a cyberattack that hit at least five banks, including JPMorgan Chase, many consumers are wondering what they can do to protect themselves if their accounts have been compromised.<p>Here are some steps to take:<p><b>Don't be taken phishing</b><p>Banks and other financial institutions do …

Buy What You 'Like': You Can Now Shop Straight From Instagram

For retailers, three year old photo-sharing site Instagram has proven a bonanza, with fans ‘liking’ and commenting on product images in unprecedented numbers.<p>According to analytics and marketing platform Curalate, social media users interact with brands on Instagram 58 times more than they do on …

Wall St dips on Ukraine concerns, but data strong | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell moderately on Thursday after the latest flare of tensions between Ukraine and Russian forces, snapping investors’ focus back on the volatile region, though losses were tempered by the latest batch of U.S. economic data.<p>Traders work on the floor of the New York …

Officer Wilson's supporters: 'We will not hide'; fund-raising tops $300,000

Supporters of Ferguson, Missouri, Police Officer Darren Wilson say they have faced threats over their views, but vowed not to be silenced.<p>Wilson on August 9 shot and killed unarmed black teen Michael Brown, an incident that stirred racial tensions and unrest.<p>An unnamed spokeswoman for the Support …

Emmys 2014: Watch Billy Crystal's Moving Tribute to Robin Williams

Emmy watchers were probably already a little misty even before Billy Crystal's moving tribute to Robin Williams. Sara Bareilles gave us chills with her beautiful rendition of "Smile" during the In Memoriam section of the show. The visual memorial ended with a photo of Robin, who just died on August …

Emmy's 2014: The Best Beauty Looks

Glowing skin, smoky eyes, and perfectly tousled hair styles ruled the red carpet. These are our winners in the beauty category.<p>Glowing skin, smoky eyes, and perfectly tousled hair styles ruled the red carpet. These are our winners in the beauty category.<p>Getty Images

U.S. says Russia has 'outright lied' about Ukraine

The United States told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that Russia has "outright lied" over its military activity inside Ukraine, where Russian-backed separatists have been fighting Ukrainian armed forces.<p>The accusation came hours before President Obama said the United …

Google has a Secret Drone Delivery Service

The skies of the future are about to get a bit more crowded as Google takes the wraps off its secret drone delivery system, Project Wing.<p>The Atlantic reports that Google has been working on the delivery system for two years inside the company’s moonshot lab, Google X. Tests of the secret program …

Afghanistan celebrated 95th Independence Day

Afghanistan celebrated its 95th Independence Day on 19 August 2014. It is celebrated to mark the signing of the 1919 Anglo-Afghan treaty


T M Bhasin elected as Chairman of Indian Banks Association

T M Bhasin was elected as Chairman of Indian Banks Association (IBA) on 20 August 2014. He will be the Chairman of IBA for 2014-15.

Eminent Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy died at 82


INS Kamorta, India's first indigenously built stealth warship commissioned into Indian Navy

Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley commissioned Indias first indigenously-built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare INS Kamorta in the Indian Navy.


Oscar-winning Director of Gandhi, Richard Attenborough died at 90

Oscar-winning British filmmaker and actor Richard Attenborough renowned for his critically-acclaimed biopic on Mahatma Gandhi died in London.


Boko Haram leaders declared Islamic Caliphate in Gwoza town of Nigeria


Finance Minister Ahmet Davutoglu named as Prime Minister of Turkey

Turkey's ruling party AKP named Finance Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as New Prime Minister of Turkey on 10 August 2014.


President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated India's first IIEST at Shibpur in West Bengal

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated India's first Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST)