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IMF Chief Economist Geeta Gopinath To Quit Work And Go Back To Harvard

Oct 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The 49-year-old prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath will return back to prestigious Harvard University’s Economics Department.

Farmers' Killing In Lakhimpur Kheri 'Condemnable', But Don't Be Selective: Nirmala Sitharaman

Oct 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to a question during a conversation at Harvard Kennedy School about the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri and the arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son.


Over 150 Academicians Write Open Letter To Ashoka University Over Pratap Bhanu Mehta's Resignation

150 academicians from prestigious universities like Harvard, Yale, Columbia, London School of Economics and MIT, have written an open letter to trustees of Ashoka University.

Senior TV Journalist Nidhi Razdan Files Complaint Against Phishing Scam With Delhi Police

Jan 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Following a complaint filed with the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Senior TV journalist Nidhi Razdan has now filed a complaint with the Delhi Police


Nidhi Razdan, Phishing, And Three Hard Lessons

Phishing has become such a sophisticated form of social attack that even seasoned journalists are taken for a ride.

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30 September, 2020

What Is The Future Of The American Ph.D?

Saikat Majumdar

Will the Covid-enforced shrinkage of doctoral cohorts have an impact on this question looming over Ph.D. programs in the US? What will happen with doctoral admissions in 2022 and beyond?


17 July, 2020

Revocation Of Immigration Rules May Not End Victimisation Of Foreign Students In US

Saikat Majumdar

Notwithstanding the withdrawal of the most recent immigration restriction on foreign students, there is widespread fear that this student body will continue to be victimised in the long run – unless the Presidential election in November brings about real change.


14 July, 2020

Google, Facebook, Microsoft Join Harvard, MIT In Lawsuit Against New Student Visa Rule

PTI

According to the IT companies, international students residing in the US make a substantial contribution to the country's GDP and have a particularly significant impact in towns and cities where colleges and universities are located.


08 July, 2020

Harvard, MIT Sue US Authorities Over New Immigration Rule For Foreign Students: Report

PTI

The lawsuit seeks a temporary restraining order and preliminary and permanent injunctive relief to bar the US Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement from forcing international students to leave the US.


09 June, 2020

Harvard Research Shows Coronavirus May Have Spread In Wuhan in August: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The Harvard Medical School research analysed the satellite imagery of hospital parking lots in Wuhan. Also, it studied the data for symptom-related queries on search engines for things such as 'cough' and 'diarrhoea'.


26 May, 2020

Harvard University Campaigns For Release Of Alumnus, Ex-IAS-turned-politician Shah Faesal

Naseer Ganai

In 2018, Faesal was enrolled in the Mid-Career MPA program at HKS as a Fulbright Scholar. Simultaneously, he set up a political party - the Jammu Kashmir People’s Movement - in Jan 2019 and quit the civil services.


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17 December, 2019

Students From 19 US Universities, Including Harvard, Extend Solidarity To Jamia, AMU After 'Police Violence'

Outlook Web Bureau

More than 400 students and alumni of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Stanford and Tufts and other universities stood in solidarity with Jamia and AMU students.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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