Everything you need to know about R.d.s.college: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about R.d.s.college: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Online fashion and lifestyle shopping portal Yebhi.com has launched 30 virtual stores across outlets of a cafe chain in two cities - Delhi and Bangalore.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): In a commencement address at Morehouse College, President Barack Obama said that he feels motivated that he is not in prison, and making young male graduates understand the racial issues and their responsibilities.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) If given an opportunity, small screen actress Srishty Rode would love to play Anandi in popular show "Balika Vadhu".
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): College girls exceed National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) guidelines for weekly drinking more frequently than men, a new research has revealed.
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.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Being a gay actor significantly affects ratings of his masculinity, but it has no significant effect on ratings of his acting performance, researchers have claimed.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The music of forthcoming movie "Fukrey" was launched with the lead actors of film making a grand entry at the venue on horses here Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Actor Ruslaan Mumtaz, who will soon be seen in "I Don't Luv U", says not only viewers would be able to relate to the story, the film would make them think.
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 11 (ANI): Sunless tanning products - whether with lotions, bronzers or tanning pills - have been promoted as an effective substitute to dodge the health risks of ultraviolet rays, but young women likely will not use them if the products don't provide the perfect tan, according to a Baylor University researcher.
New York, May 11 (ANI): A 14-year-old boy from Indiana, who was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism at the age of 2, has an IQ of 170, which is higher than Einstein's, and he is now on the road to winning a Nobel Prize.
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.
Kolkata, May 7 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee paid rich tribute to his college teacher late Debranjan Mukhopadhyay at a function in Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.
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.
Washington, May. 2 (ANI): More than 800 million people worldwide use Facebook, and 93 percent of college students have an active account on the social networking site, according to a recent estimate.
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.
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): Students who are not performing well academically may not be motivated to attend college in the first place, researchers say.
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) College student Shayna John was not happy with her nose. And to give it the perfect shape, she recently underwent nose correction surgery - all this for her profile picture on Facebook.
Washington, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Long before twin bombs rocked the Boston Marathon, the trajectories of the suspects' lives had already made them susceptible to radicalized ideology that could turn violent, psychology and terrorism experts have said.
Washington, Apr. 25 (ANI): The Dalai Lama has voiced a progressive view, saying he would be pleased if a woman succeeded him.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): When people perceive money as morally tainted, they also view it as having less value and purchasing power, according to a new study.
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) A massive manhunt was launched by police in Boston Friday for a Chechen-origin suspect in the marathon bombings after they shot down his brother following a wild car chase. Contrary to rumours, Indian-origin student Sunil Tripathi is not a suspect in the bombings.
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.
New York, Apr 18 (ANI): It's not always the best idea to be friends with parents and coworkers on Facebook, and there seems to be a consensus that there is one person you should never friend-request - your boss.
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.
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Urging students to demand police presence on campuses across all universities, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Friday asked the Presidency University students to stand up in the face of vandalism and atrocities.
Kolkata, Apr. 12 (ANI): West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan today apologised to the Presidency University students for the violence that took place inside the educational institution, and said that the incident was a blot and should never have happened.
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.
Kingston (Jamaica), April 12 (IANS/CMC) Olympic and World 400-metre hurdles champion Melaine Walker says her decision to sever ties with the MVP track club was prompted by her coach's refusal to train her for sprint events.
Washington, Apr.11 (ANI): Anxiety and alcohol use among college students significantly predict emotional connectedness to Facebook, a recent study has revealed.
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.
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.
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Why men have better spatial ability than women may be explained by individual differences in gender-role identification, according to a new review.
Pune, April 4 (ANI): A court here has convicted a bus driver for killing at least nine people and injuring nearly 30 others in January last year.
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Space almost feels like home and she miss it while back on earth but Indian American Sunita Williams said Monday during her childhood, she never dreamt of becoming an astronaut.
New York, March 28 (ANI): Victoria's Secret is getting heat from parents, who are petitioning the fashion-forward lingerie brand to yank the latest campaign for its popular Pink line saying that the ads are sexualizing young girls.
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Halle Berry who had been refused permission to start a new life with her daughter and fiance Olivier Martienz in France is determined to get there one day.
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.
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.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The union sports ministry in its bid to clear the election mess in different National Sports Federations (NSFs) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is exploring options to form an Election Commission for Sports (ECS) to ensure free and fair conduct of elections in sports bodies.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Thousands of cricket fans flocked to the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here Friday to see Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar play in what could be his last match in the national capital.
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Over 20,000 college students have taken high-interest loans to buy fancy electronic products, mostly Apple devices, in central China's Wuhan city.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved Rs.40,500 crore outlay for Rajasthan for the financial year beginning April 1, 2013, and asked the state to make a long-term strategy to meet water requirements.
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.
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.
Official Trailer of upcoming movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani starring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in the lead roles has been released.
Sydney, Mar 19 (ANI): The premiere of Steve Jobs biopic, starring Ashton Kutcher, has been delayed indefinitely.
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.
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.
Los Angeles, March 10 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria says she is a passionate cat lover and thinks they are very similar to women.
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
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.
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) Southern actress Disha Pandey feels an actor should worry about his or her performance, but not about the numbers a film makes at the box-office.
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Divyendu Sharma, who will be seen in the remake of light-hearted drama "Chashme Baddoor", says working with David Dhawan is a big high for him and his co-stars.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who features with her canine friend Bambi in a new video for PETA India, urges fans to adopt cats and dogs.
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) Amid reports that the Wharton School has invited Arvind Kejriwal as a replacement to Gujarat Chief Minister for a lecture, the AAP leader Tuesday said his address at the US management college has "absolutely nothing to do" with the BJP leader.
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) There is good news for future of science in India. A study by a premier Indian research organisation has found an increase of 44 percent and 121 percent in enrolment in science at undergraduate and postgraduate courses respectively in the last six years, dispelling apprehensions that students are not opting for it.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) TV actress Simran Kaur Bhalla, who plays an evil spirit in the show "Anamika", is keen to try her hand at stand-up comedy. She feels it takes away the stress from an actor's life.
Sharjah, Ma Mar 1 (IANS/WAM) In a bid to strengthen cultural and information exchange between Japan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a two-day event called "Japan Cultural Days" is being organised in a college campus here.
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, February 27 (ANI): Earlier, the main role of the mother of the bride was to create the new home for the union of two families, but now bridal registries have taken over that task.
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Parineeti Chopra loves Priyanka Chopra, but is somewhat wary of her star cousin's name being mentioned every time she is being discussed.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): The star cast of Bollywood's much awaited upcoming film, 'I Me Aur Main' - John Abraham, Chitrangada Singh, Prachi Desai along with director Kapil Sharma and producer Goldie Behl - promoted their upcoming movie in the capital.
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Singer Sonu Nigam, who was at a show at a college in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city Saturday night, is upset after the organiser, the college owner humiliated him post concert by not letting him leave to catch his flight from Delhi despite repeated requests.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 (IANS) Thirteen postgraduate students of an Odisha college have been selected for a prestigious central government fellowship in 2013, an official said Monday.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Hollywood film "21 & Over" will now release in India March 8, a week later than the scheduled date.
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 19 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday faced a barrage of questions from students at a girls' college here on job opportunities in his country for women from India.
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.
Islamabad, Feb 18 (ANI): Former corps commander Lahore Lt-Gen Shahid Aziz has said that the Pakistani army chiefs have been trying to cover up issues fearing it would defame the organisation.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) The consumer cooperatives' federation in the state is all set to launch an institute for retail management. Kerala has so far said a firm 'no' to foreign direct investment in retail, and now hopes to train retailers.
Washington, Feb. 15 (ANI): In the final months of his life, disgraced former US President Richard Nixon quietly advised President Bill Clinton on navigating the post-Cold War world, newly declassified documents have revealed.
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Twelve people were remanded by a city court to custody Wednesday 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.
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): College students with over controlling parents are more likely to be depressed and less satisfied with their lives, a new study has revealed.
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) A police sub-inspector was shot dead and another man injured in firing by miscreants during a clash between student activists of the Trinamool Congress and the Congress at a college here Tuesday, police said. Two accused were arrested.
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The rector of an institute in Moscow has been arrested on suspicion of ordering the murder of a colleague, which was thwarted by police, officials said Thursday.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Better infrastructure facilities and sensitivity towards the physically disabled were some of the demands made by disabled youths at a conference here Friday.
Washington, February 8 (ANI): Surveys conducted by Rice University's Kinder Institute have found that U.S.-born Asians (about 60 percent) are much more likely to be college-educated than U.S.-born Anglos (under 40 percent).
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) America's 20 million adult US-born children of Asian and Hispanic immigrants are substantially better off than their parents in household income, college graduation rates and home-ownership levels, according to a new study.