Karnataka based Environmentalist Saalumarada Thimmakka

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108-year-old Environmentalist 'Saalumarada' Thimmakka Awarded Doctorate

Central University of Karnataka has awarded an honorary doctorate degree to 108-year-old 'Saalumarada' Thimmakka. The Karnataka-based environmentalist was honoured at her home by the university officials. Also known as Aalada Marada Timakka, 'Saalumarada' (meaning 'rows of trees' in Kannada) has planted nearly 400 banyan trees on a 4-km stretch in her husband’s town in Tumkur district. Among other recognitions, she is also the recipient of… read-more

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 04:39 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Karnataka University, Saalumarada, doctorate, Padma Shri, Environmentalist

Courtesy: The News Minute

Sudha murthy

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University of Mysore To Present Sudha Murthy With Honorary Doctorate

Sudha Murthy, the Chairperson of Infosys Foundation and a philanthropist is set to receive a honorary doctorate from the University of Mysore (UoM). UoM Vice Chancellor, while announcing the news said that they will be presenting only one honorary doctorate this year, which will be presented by the Governor Vajubhai Vala on October 19. Reportedly, PM Modi will also address the convocation virtually.

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 05:04 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: sudha murthy, university of mysore, mysore, doctorate

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Bangalore University

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Bangalore University Convocation Goes Online; Cancels Honorary Doctorate

Bangalore University (BU) has reportedly decided to hold its 55th annual convocation virtually. The convocation, which was supposed to be held in April, was postponed owing to the pandemic. The university has also decided not to award honorary doctorate this year. The BU Vice-Chancellor Prof KR Venugopal cited the lengthy selection process, which cannot be carried out in the present situation, as the reason for cancellation of the doctorate… read-more

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 08:53 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: doctorate, Bangalore, Bangalore university, Karnataka

Courtesy: Deccan Herald