Honorary Doctorate News
AR Rahman gets doctorate of University of Miami in Ohio
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AR Rahman, India’s Oscar- and Grammy-winning music composer, received Miami University’s honorary doctorate on May 5. The ceremony was held at the Yager Stadium situated near the university’s Oxford, Ohio campus. The honoured was bestowed upon him as a part of the institution’s ‘Year of the Arts’ (2011-12). Click here to read more
Gulzar awarded Honorary Doctorate in Urdu Literature
Veteran poet, lyricist and filmmaker Gulzar was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate in Urdu Literature by the Maulana Azaad National Urdu University (MANUU) on Saturday, March 3 in Hyderabad. Kapil Sibal, Minister of Human Resource Development presented the citation to Gulzar at the fourth convocation of the university. The university also conferred honorary doctorates Justice AH Ahmadi, former chief justice of the Supreme Court of India; Sukhdev Thorat, Chairman, Indian Council for Social Science and Research, and Mohammad Shamim Jairajpuri – former Vice-Chancellor of the university.
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