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Washington, May 20 (ANI): A recent study has found that teens in a relationship that involves dating violence are likely to be both a victim and perpetrator, as opposed to being just one or the other.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): An Indian immigrant is set to become the most accomplished hacker in US as he is being paid for dropping college studies and engaging himself in Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial environment.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Praying for a partner may lead towards a more cooperative and forgiving behaviour towards them, a new study has claimed.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Michelle Obama urged graduates of Bowie State University to encourage more young African Americans to follow in their footsteps and focus on education.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): College girls exceed National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) guidelines for weekly drinking more frequently than men, a new research has revealed.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are ready to take the small screen route to promote their forthcoming romantic film. They will shoot together with the cast of the serial "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai".
Tokyo, May 17 (IANS) The employment rate for those who graduated from colleges in Japan in March rose for the second straight year to 93.9 percent as of April 1, up 0.3 percentage points from a year earlier, according to government data released Friday.
London, May 11 (ANI): A college in the UK has launched a two-year degree course in heavy metal music, the first of its kind.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Women engaging in "fat talk" - or those everyday statements that voice dissatisfaction about bodily appearance, eating, and exercise, are less liked by their friends, a new study has said.
Los Angeles, May 8 (IANS) American Fashion designer Tory Burch describes herself as a tomboy and says she wasn't interested in fashion until college.
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Scientists have shown that teens who smoke are predisposed to getting addicted to marijuana, says a study.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A new research has supported the theory that cigarettes are a gateway drug to marijuana.
The Delhi University has announced the tentative date to start the admission process for its under-graduate courses for the coming session. The common pre-admission forms will be available both online as well as selected college counters.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 30 (IANS) The Samson family witnessed a huge crowd at their rented accommodation here Tuesday a day after their son 18-year-old Sanju Viswanath Samson struck a 41-ball 63 in Rajasthan Royals' four-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in Jaipur.
Sydney, Apr 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has joined a host of celebrities to offer support to American professional basketball star Jason Collins, who is the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Conversation is crucial in bonding between mothers and sons, with the most prominent topic that of relationships, according to a new study.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Students who are not performing well academically may not be motivated to attend college in the first place, researchers say.
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): Several clues, including a Russian wiretap and a laptop, will help the FBI to know about the life of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Washington, April 28 (ANI): An interdisciplinary team of Michigan Technological University students has found a simple solution to reduce air pollution from wood-burning cookstoves.
Sydney, Apr. 24 (ANI): The wife of deceased Boston Marathon suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev had no idea of any plot, her lawyers have said.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study by an Indiana University professor has shown that the narratives of breakups in the United States differ from those in other countries.
Melbourne, Apr 24 (ANI): Researchers at Stanford University have found that multitasking not only makes us less productive in the office, but it is also bad for our brains, as it made us work less efficiently and leaves us more open to making mistakes.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Regularly consuming multiple drinks in a short window of time can cause immediate changes in circulation that increase an otherwise healthy young adult's risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life, a new research has found.
Washington, April 21 (ANI): The suspect of the Boston bomb blast, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, reportedly enjoyed a party with friends in a college dorm room just two days after the deadly attack.
New Delhi, April 21(ANI): Farhan Akhtar, who featured as the first guest of 'The Boss Dialogues'-which is a series of intimate conversations with the renowned personalities, revealed that he did not take films seriously in school and college.
Film: "Udhayam NH4"; Cast: Siddharth Suryanarayan, Ashrita Shetty, Kay Kay Menon, Avinash, Deepak, Ajai, Kalai, Vivek and Naren; Director: Manimaran; Rating: ***1/2
Washington, April 19 (IANS) The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, one of whom was killed and the other is on the loose, are brothers of Chechen origin -- with at least one a legal permanent resident of the US, according to various media reports.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Indian-origin student Sunil Tripathi is not a suspect in the Boston marathon bombing, contrary to some rumours floating on the social media.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Amanda Knox, who was convicted for the murder of her flat mate Meredith Kercher in 2009, has revealed that she still faces moments of crippling anxiety.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually "rub off" on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later, a study has found.
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) For the second time in a week, hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) faced a super over late Tuesday, which kept thousands of its die-hard fans on the edge at the Chinnaswamy stadium here in an exciting contest against minnows Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the league tie of the Pepsi IPL-6 T-20 tournament.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Hollywood star Matt Damon, who won an Academy Award for the 'Good Will Hunting' screenplay he co-wrote with Ben Affleck, has said that he has to work with a partner on his writing projects because he "can't do it" alone.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): If a person makes the wrong choice, Princeton University researchers have found that it might be the information rather than the brain's decision-making process that is to blame.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj says he has been wanting to collaborate with his singer wife Rekha on an album, but his work commitments have kept them away from it. He hopes the album will be in the market by next year.
London, April 15 (IANS) A US study has suggested children spending long time over texting on social networks and the internet do less well in the classroom.
Washington, Apr. 12 (ANI): The widespread use of media among college students, from texting to chatting on cell phones to posting status updates on Facebook, may be taking an academic toll, researchers with The Miriam Hospital's Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine have said.
Washington, April 11(ANI): Those looking to land a husband should make sure that you don't criticize him, encourage him to try new things, or speak your mind, according to a retro dating movie 'Choosing For Happiness.'
New York, Apr 11 (ANI): The latest trend on the scene - the Overnight Diet, is a rapid weight-loss plan that claims you can actually slim down while you sleep.
Washington, Apr. 10 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 14 people were injured Tuesday from stabbing at a college in the U.S. state of Texas, officials said.
Washington, April 10 (IANS/EFE) At least 14 people were stabbed Tuesday on the Cy-Fair campus of Lone Star College in Cypress, Texas, and authorities say they have one person in custody in connection with the attacks.
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) Odisha has hiked the retirement age of 873 doctors working in three of its government-run medical college and hospitals by five years to cover the shortfall in numbers, an official said Wednesday.
Allepey (Kerala), Apr 9 (ANI): Dome of an under construction catholic church collapsed in Alleppey district of Kerala on Monday, in which, one worker was killed and few others were injured.
New York, Apr 9 (ANI): The modern workplace is still responsible for some Mad Men-style sexism, as women often earn less, have more trouble obtaining high-level positions and face greater harassment threats in the office.
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor-director Farhan Akhtar will launch the first trailer of movie "Fukrey" with co-producer Ritesh Sidhwani in a college canteen.
Melbourne, Apr. 8 (ANI): A new book says that the hook-up culture has left the new generation unhappy, sexually unfulfilled, and confused about intimacy.
Ludhiana, April 7 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has underlined the need for change of mindset and perception amongst students towards agriculture, which is the backbone of country's economy.
New York, Apr 6 (ANI): American professional basketball player Jeremy Lin has revealed in an interview that he was not drafted by any National Basketball Association (NBA) club or get a major college scholarship because of his ethnicity.
Vancouver, April 6 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor wants to play the baddie, but the star of movies like "Rockstar" and "Barfi!" says no director is ready to accept him in such a role.
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actress-singer Selena Gomez reportedly suffered a mini breakdown on the set of her movie "Spring Breakers".
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Hudgens has admitted she felt "naughty" when she drank in her youth.
New York, Mar. 29 (ANI): Tech students from a downtown Brooklyn college are designing a robot to serve as a surrogate granny to read bedtime stories.
New York, March 28 (ANI): A Chinese mother has brought a 6.5 million dollar apartment at the posh, still-unfinished One57 building in midtown for her 2-year-old daughter to use during her college.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): The US Department of Homeland Security will hire hundreds of young, college-age hackers to counter an alarming number of daily incursions into the nation's electrical grid and financial networks, according to a report.
Moscow, March 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A college teacher was arrested after a large amount of radioactive substances was found at his home, Russia's interior ministry said Monday.
London, Mar. 25 (ANI): Over 100,000 foreign students are suspected of using the education system to enter Britain illegally in 2012, according to figures.
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Actor-director Guy Ritchie has a smart idea - he is building a tunnel from his home to a nearby street, where he parks his cars, in a bid to reach his vehicles quicker every day.
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Sunday recommended measures to improve the education system of the country.
New York, Mar. 24 (ANI): Jon Bon Jovi termed the call that informed him about his daughter Stephanie Bongiovi's heroin overdose the "worst phone call ever."
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): Former Indian marathon runner Sunita Godara on Saturday demanded that Congress MLA from Badshahpur, Rao Dharam Pal, should be punished as per the law for his indecent comment against Dronacharya awardee and national-level Kabaddi coach Sunil Dabas.
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Model-turned-actor Sidharth Malhotra, who displayed his chiselled physique in his debut film "Student Of The Year", says he hit the field for some football to burn any extra calories, other than eating in a healthy way.
London, March 21 (ANI): One in ten people have revealed that they are addicted to their smartphone, according to a new study.
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Teen-age college students are significantly more likely to abstain from drinking or to drink only minimally when their parents talk to them before they start college, a new study has found.
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) A trained Bharatanatyam dancer and performer for 17 years, debutante Mrudhula Basker says that she learnt acting from the renowned classical Indian dance form.
Washington, March 20 (ANI): A new research from psychologists at Rice University has revealed that conscientious people are more likely to have higher grade point averages.
Los Angeles, March 19 (IANS) British actress Emma Watson is reportedly not interested in taking the coveted lead role in the upcoming big screen adaptation of the book "Fifty Shades Of Grey".
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Why did Tamil director Arivazhagan Venkatachalam wait for four years after his successful directorial debut "Eeram" in 2009? He says he was on the lookout for a big production house to fund his next project "Vallinam".
London, Mar 16 (ANI): The chief of Syria's main, West-backed rebel group has vowed to continue fighting until the end of what he termed as the 'criminal regime', on the second anniversary of the uprising against President Bashar Al-Assad.
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former Russian army commando who took several hostages in a city in southern Russia, demanding money, a getaway car and a pizza, wanted to impress his ex-girlfriend, an official said.
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) He played a fisherman in his unsuccessful Tamil debut "Kadal", and now actor Gautham Karthik is set to go back to college life for a role in his upcoming untitled film.
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia rescued several hostages held at a college in the southern city of Astrakhan and detained the hostage-taker who claimed to have a bomb, the interior ministry said.
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) Regular promotions via print, broadcast, radio and online medium are necessary, but Telugu director Madhura Sreedhar feels it is also very important to devise a personalized promotional strategy akin to the storyline of every film.
Washington, March 14 (ANI): People perceive times in the future as closer to the present than equidistant times in the past, according to a new research.
Vatican City, March 12 (IANS/AKI) Italian cardinal Angelo Sodano, in a homily Tuesday before thousands of pilgrims, urged leaders of the Roman Catholic Church to unite behind the new pope to be elected in the conclave starting Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) "Informed public", or college-educated individuals in the age group of 25-64, in India trust businesses and media more than the government and NGOs, according to a survey conducted by communications and media relations firm Edelman.
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says she is a passionate cat lover and thinks they are very similar to women.
Ludhiana, Mar 10 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has said that the Government of India has taken concrete steps to ensure safety and dignity of the women, but with the active support of the society the efforts of the government can yield much better results.
Film: "Snitch"; Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, Susan Sarandon, Rafi Gavron, Michael K. Williams, Melina Kanakaredes and Nadine Valazquez; Director: Ric Roman Waugh; Rating: *1/2
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Katherine Webb has said that people call her and her quarterback boyfriend A. J. McCarron the Romeo and Juliet of Alabama because of the rivalry between their home teams.
New York, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Eva Longoria, who will return to the big screen with her new film "Frontera", believes women must train themselves professionally in order to shed the role society has traditionally imposed on them.
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday said it is imperative to help victims of sex crimes recover from the trauma and restore their self-confidence.
Film: "21 & Over"; Cast: Miles Teller, Justin Chon, Jonathan Keltz, Skylar Astin, Sarah Wright, Jonathan Keltz, Francois Chau, Russell Hodgkinson, Daniel Booko, Russell Mercado, Josie Loren, Christiann Castellanos and Dustin Ybarra; Writers-Directors: Jon Lucas and Scott Moore; Rating: ** 1/2
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) On International Women's Day, Plan India, an NGO that works towards the upliftment of under-privileged children, will launch a web-based application to raise funds for the education of girls in the country, an official said here Thursday.
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Divyendu Sharma, who plays one of the friends in "Chashme Baddoor" remake, says the first scene of the original film is his favourite one.
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Writer-director of forthcoming movie "21 & Over" Jon Lucas says the movie has things he and co-director Scott Moore wanted to do when they turned 21.
London, Mar 5 (ANI): It has been nine years since Brian McFadden stunned fans by walking out on Westlife, and now he wishes to get back with his former group.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A 30-year-old medical graduate slashed the neck of a tea vendor after fighting over a petty issue here, police said Tuesday.
Aam Aadmi Party activist Arvind Kejriwal has denied media reports, which said that he has replaced Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as one of the keynote speakers at the 17th Wharton India Economic Forum 2013 to be held on March 23.
Kolkata, Mar 2 (IANS) Responding to protests against the suspension of college union polls by students, the West Bengal Higher Education Council said Saturday that the decision would not change.
Vatican City, Ma Mar 1 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI officially resigned Thursday, saying that he now "will simply be a pilgrim" starting his last journey on earth.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): The computer worm that targeted an Iranian nuclear plant is older than previously believed, security experts from an anti-virus company have revealed.
Chennai, Feb 27 (IANS) It's not often that one gets an opportunity to relive college life, but southern actor Mahat Raghavendra got that while shooting for upcoming Telugu romantic-drama "Backbench Student". He says he enjoyed the experience as he misses his college life.
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) When students head to class at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, this fall, they will find one of the oldest and most prestigious private schools in America is offering something new - student health insurance coverage for sex change surgery, also known as gender reassignment.
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): Fox News commentator Bob Beckel stunned his own co-hosts after he suggested that rape does not happen on college campuses.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Neha Sharma, seen in "Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story", says it is difficult to get a second chance in the Hindi film industry when an actor's debut film fails to work at the box-office.
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Musician Panjabi MC, known for popular song "Mundiya tu bachke", has created a new song for Y-Films' "Mere Dad Ki Maruti". The song "Haaay!" will feature in the movie's opening credits.
London, Feb. 18 (ANI): People's bodies and minds are at their peak at 26 but after 27 their fitness levels drop rapidly, a new study has claimed.
Belize City (Belize), Feb 17 (IANS) India has presented 50 computers to a college in Belize City, the largest city in this Central American nation, a "timely gesture", a college official said, that would help the institution realise its dreams of becoming the premier educational institution in the country.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) An MBA student from a wealthy family here drew a lot of attention at a nightclub due to his antics. Minutes later, his unruly conduct led to a brawl and a visit to a police station.
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Twelve people have been arrested for violence in the Garden Reach area here where a policeman was shot dead during a clash between Trinamool Congress and Congress student activists at a college.
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Ghazal singer Bhupinder Singh disagrees with those who say that classical music and ghazals are on the decline due to falling numbers of listeners. In fact, he says the youths make the biggest chunk of ghazal lovers.