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Balance seemed an apt title for Deanne Panday’s book – the concept, chapters, etc. Even the cover features Deanne on a circular swing symbolising the circle of life programme she’s written about in the book

All is wellness

By Lubna Salim | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 08:04 AM IST
Celebrity fitness expert Deanne Panday and food guru Rujuta Diwekar’s latest outings turn the spotlight on health and happiness
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Snapshots from a new Harvard study on Covid-era dreamscapes

By Madhusree Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST
Bugs have featured widely in nightmares during the pandemic. Invisible monsters and invitations from the dead are being reported too. But they’re not all frightmares — some are also dreaming up a cure.
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A street vendor tries to sell his goods in front of a cafe', in Rome, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020.(AP photo)
A street vendor tries to sell his goods in front of a cafe', in Rome, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020.(AP photo)

Eating out, grocery shopping more dangerous than air travel during Covid-19: Study

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 07:07 PM IST
Scientists at Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health published a study named ‘Aviation Public Health Initiative’ this week, in which they claimed that the rate of transmission of Covid-19 in passengers could drastically be reduced if they’re encouraged to follow all preventive measures.
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The Kissing Booth 2 movie review: Elle Evans must resist the temptation.
The Kissing Booth 2 movie review: Elle Evans must resist the temptation.

The Kissing Booth 2 movie review: Stretched, overstuffed, but still quite fun

By Soumya Srivastava | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 07:00 AM IST
The Kissing Booth 2 movie review: Joey King and Jacob Elordi’s Netflix high school rom com cannot really make up its mind what and why it wants to be.
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US president Donald Trump walks toward reporters as he departs for travel to Atlanta, Georgia from the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, US on July 15, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
US president Donald Trump walks toward reporters as he departs for travel to Atlanta, Georgia from the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, US on July 15, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

Relief for students as US rolls back visa rule

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 04:45 AM IST
Under the policy, international students in the US would have been prohibited from taking all their courses online this fall. New visas would not have been issued to students at schools planning to provide all classes online, which includes Harvard.
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US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.(REUTERS)

US universities forced Trump administration to retreat on foreign students

By Yashwant Raj | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 10:40 PM IST
As a result of rescinding of the order, foreign students in US will not be asked to leave if they are enrolled at a university that offered only online classes for the upcoming fall semester because of Covid-19 lockdown.
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President Donald Trump wears a mask while visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, US.(REUTERS)
President Donald Trump wears a mask while visiting Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, US.(REUTERS)

More than 200 schools back lawsuit challenging Trump’s foreign student rule

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Boston
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2020 10:26 PM IST
A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in the case brought by Harvard and MIT. If the judge does not suspend the rule, colleges across the U.S. will have until Wednesday to notify ICE if they plan to be fully online this fall.
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US President Donald Trump(Reuters file photo)
US President Donald Trump(Reuters file photo)

After Harvard and MIT, Johns Hopkins sues Trump admin to block rule on foreign students

By Press Trust of India | New York
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 08:11 PM IST
Johns Hopkins University has joined a growing list of prestigious higher education institutions in the US suing the Trump administration over its “cruel” decision not to allow foreign students to take online-only courses this fall semester.
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In the lawsuit filed in a Boston court, the two top universities sought a temporary restraining order and a permanent injunction to bar the Department of Homeland Security and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from implementing the proposed order.(AP photo)
In the lawsuit filed in a Boston court, the two top universities sought a temporary restraining order and a permanent injunction to bar the Department of Homeland Security and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from implementing the proposed order.(AP photo)

Harvard, MIT sue Trump admin over foreign student visa rule

By Yashwant Raj | Posted by Niyati Singh | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 08:13 PM IST
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a lawsuit challenging the proposed new rules for international students as the Trump administration sought to soften the impact of its controversial order.
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Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Department of Homeland Security and the federal immigration agency over new guidelines barring foreign students from remaining in America if their universities switched to online-only classes in the Fall.(File photo)
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have sued the Department of Homeland Security and the federal immigration agency over new guidelines barring foreign students from remaining in America if their universities switched to online-only classes in the Fall.(File photo)

Harvard, MIT sue US immigration authorities over new student visa rule: Report

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh | New York
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 07:00 PM IST
A report in The Harvard Crimson said the two pre-eminent educational institutions filed a lawsuit in District Court in Boston Wednesday morning against the two federal agencies.
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Buckee, the associate director of the School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, had come up with the idea of using location data to study the spread of malaria while doing fieldwork in Kenya in 2011(AP Photo)
Buckee, the associate director of the School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, had come up with the idea of using location data to study the spread of malaria while doing fieldwork in Kenya in 2011(AP Photo)

Contact tracing apps won’t elicit honest symptom reporting: Harvard epidemiologist

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 07:09 AM IST
Caroline Buckee, the associate director of the School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, had come up with the idea of using location data to study the spread of malaria while doing fieldwork in Kenya in 2011.
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Podcast: Former CEA Arvind Subramanian on India’s Economic Response to the Covid-19 crisis

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 07:38 AM IST
After a six-week nationwide lockdown in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 3rd the Indian government commenced a calibrated relaxation of this unprecedented shutdown.
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Social distancing is observed as hundreds of people line up to receive food and goods donated to the Chelsea Collaborative Inc. to be given out at the Pan Y Cafe in Chelsea, Massachusetts on April 14, 2020.(AFP photo)
Social distancing is observed as hundreds of people line up to receive food and goods donated to the Chelsea Collaborative Inc. to be given out at the Pan Y Cafe in Chelsea, Massachusetts on April 14, 2020.(AFP photo)

On-off social distancing may be needed until 2022: Harvard study

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 05:52 AM IST
Their study comes as the US enters the peak of its Covid-19 caseload and states eye an eventual easing of tough lockdown measures.
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Philip Anderson graduated from Harvard in 1949 and then worked for Bell Telephone Laboratories until he began teaching at Princeton and the University of Cambridge.(princeton/edu)
Philip Anderson graduated from Harvard in 1949 and then worked for Bell Telephone Laboratories until he began teaching at Princeton and the University of Cambridge.(princeton/edu)

Philip Anderson, Nobel laureate in physics, dies at 96

By Associated Press | Princeton
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2020 06:56 AM IST
Philip Anderson died Sunday at the Princeton Windrows retirement community in Princeton, New Jersey, his daughter said. No cause was reported.
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Ajit Pai joined the FCC, which is an independent body that regulates US communications laws and regulations, in 2012, as one of the body’s five commissioners.
Ajit Pai joined the FCC, which is an independent body that regulates US communications laws and regulations, in 2012, as one of the body’s five commissioners.

US delegation has 2 Indian-Americans travelling with Donald Trump to India

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 01:46 AM IST
Pai joined the FCC, which is an independent body that regulates US communications laws and regulations, in 2012, as one of the body’s five commissioners.
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How will you measure your life? Charles Assisi pays tribute to a mentor

By Charles Assisi | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2020 10:04 PM IST
Business thinker Clayton Christensen would say, ‘Create a strategy’; it sounds simple, but is so vital. Keep the purpose of your life front and centre - so many completely lose sight of this.
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Malnourished children earn 20% less as adults than other children(HT FILE PHOTO)
Malnourished children earn 20% less as adults than other children(HT FILE PHOTO)

To grow, India must invest in public health

By Ashok Alexander
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2019 07:09 PM IST
There is a clear pattern. Countries and states which have prioritised health saw a corresponding economic rise
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Devita Saraf and Alicia Keys at the Harvard lecture.
Devita Saraf and Alicia Keys at the Harvard lecture.

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Her Keys to The Kingdom

By Malavika Sangghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 11:43 PM IST
The popular singer-songwriter Keys, along with husband Swizz Beats, was invited to HBS to present a paper on their lives, which was made into a case study for students.
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The virus eliminated between 11 and 73 percent of the children’s protective antibodies, blood proteins responsible for “remembering” previous encounters with disease.(Unsplash)
The virus eliminated between 11 and 73 percent of the children’s protective antibodies, blood proteins responsible for “remembering” previous encounters with disease.(Unsplash)

Getting measles ‘resets’ the body’s immune system, eliminates immunity memory

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 04:48 PM IST
The virus eliminated between 11 and 73 percent of the children’s protective antibodies, blood proteins responsible for “remembering” previous encounters with disease.
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Michael Kremer was worried the Skype message was a scam.(Radcliffe.harvard.edu)
Michael Kremer was worried the Skype message was a scam.(Radcliffe.harvard.edu)

Nobel economics prize winner thought message was scam at first

By Associated Press | Stockholm
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 12:50 AM IST
Nobel Prize in economics winners Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo say they’re just like any other married couple trying to juggle kids and work.
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Abhijit Banerjee, one of the three winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, waits to speak at a news conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., October 14, 2019(REUTERS)
Abhijit Banerjee, one of the three winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, waits to speak at a news conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., October 14, 2019(REUTERS)

‘Going into a tailspin’: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Indian economy

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 09:29 PM IST
Banerjee also weighed in on the ongoing controversy — an “enormous fight”, as he called it — in India over which data and numbers are to be relied upon as indicators of the health of the economy and criticized the government for considering as “wrong” all data that is “inconvenient to it”.
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Nehru Science Centre Mumbai: Achyut Kanvinde built this hexagonal building in Bombay in 1980. The central ventilation shafts have been used as structural supports.(Photo courtesy: Sanjay Kanvinde)
Nehru Science Centre Mumbai: Achyut Kanvinde built this hexagonal building in Bombay in 1980. The central ventilation shafts have been used as structural supports.(Photo courtesy: Sanjay Kanvinde)

How Bauhaus built India

By Paramita Ghosh | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2019 06:09 PM IST
Bauhaus, one of the most influential design and architecture movements of the 20th century, came to India via two brilliant young architects
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Harvard University denied the charge of racial discrimination, saying its use of race in admissions was not a factor in the personal ratings.(Bloomberg photo)
Harvard University denied the charge of racial discrimination, saying its use of race in admissions was not a factor in the personal ratings.(Bloomberg photo)

US judge rejects claim Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 11:08 AM IST
The court has allowed affirmative action in several decisions, including its landmark 1978 ruling in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, which allowed race to be considered in college admissions.
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At a time when, following the Pulwama terror attack, the country’s airports are on high alert, the Delhi Police have found some loopholes in the security measures at the car park of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport while investigating a theft case involving a professor of Harvard Medical School.
At a time when, following the Pulwama terror attack, the country’s airports are on high alert, the Delhi Police have found some loopholes in the security measures at the car park of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport while investigating a theft case involving a professor of Harvard Medical School.

Harvard prof’s stolen bag exposes chinks in IGI airport’s security

By Faizan Haidar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 08:38 AM IST
A detailed audit has revealed that the Terminal-3 MLCP (multi-level car park) of the IGI Airport has some dark spots and that CCTV coverage needs to be improved to help the police in solving crime cases.
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The library. Krea university, in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh, is currently functioning out of a 40-acre campus, but work has begun on building a world-class campus on a 200-acre site.
The library. Krea university, in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh, is currently functioning out of a 40-acre campus, but work has begun on building a world-class campus on a 200-acre site.

Krea University: Creating a generation of ‘thinking Indians’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 03:09 PM IST
A new university, Krea, has a vision of ‘interwoven learning’
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A handout photo provided by the European Southern Observatory on April 10, 2019 shows the first photograph of a black hole and its fiery halo, released by Event Horizon Telescope astronomers.
A handout photo provided by the European Southern Observatory on April 10, 2019 shows the first photograph of a black hole and its fiery halo, released by Event Horizon Telescope astronomers.

Scientists reveal first image ever made of a black hole

By Associated Press | Washington
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2019 07:04 PM IST
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Students now have opportunities that their parents could never imagine. My message to them is always the same: use your intellect and energy to make the world a better place; you surely can(iStock)
Students now have opportunities that their parents could never imagine. My message to them is always the same: use your intellect and energy to make the world a better place; you surely can(iStock)

Instead of pursuing an MBA, start or join world-changing companies

By Vivek Wadhwa
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2019 06:19 PM IST
Entrepreneurs can out-innovate big players since the cost of developing technology has fallen
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A Duke and Harvard research team found that 52% of entrepreneurs surveyed were — just as were Bill Gates (in photo), Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, Naveen Tewari, and Vijay Shekhar Sharma — the first in their immediate families to start a business.(AP)
A Duke and Harvard research team found that 52% of entrepreneurs surveyed were — just as were Bill Gates (in photo), Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, Naveen Tewari, and Vijay Shekhar Sharma — the first in their immediate families to start a business.(AP)

Anyone can become an entrepreneur. Here’s why

By Vivek Wadhwa
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 07:31 PM IST
Research done by a Duke and Harvard team found that family entrepreneurship, prior interest, and extreme interest, did not heavily influence the success of first-generation entrepreneur. So what had? Tertiary education — though not which university they’d graduated from — provided a huge advantage.
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Tanushree Dutta after an interview in Mumbai.(PTI)
Tanushree Dutta after an interview in Mumbai.(PTI)

Tanushree Dutta, champion of India’s MeToo movement, invited to speak at Harvard

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2019 12:42 PM IST
Actor and MeToo champion Tanushree Dutta has been invited to speak at the Harvard Business School’s annual India Conference.
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For more than two centuries, the New England Journal of Medicine has been the go-to destination for blockbuster pharmaceutical trials, debates about health policy and practice-changing medical findings.(File Photo)
For more than two centuries, the New England Journal of Medicine has been the go-to destination for blockbuster pharmaceutical trials, debates about health policy and practice-changing medical findings.(File Photo)

How the world’s worst snakebite became a viral hit for a 200-year-old medical journal

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 09:30 AM IST
There was the boy with the mysterious whistling cough, who had swallowed an actual whistle that lodged in his lungs. (“It happens all the time,” said Jeffrey Drazen, the journal’s bespectacled editor in chief.) 
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