Renowned theoretical physicist EC George Sudarshan, a professor at University of Texas who was among the nominees for the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2005 along with Roy Jay Glauber, the scientist with whom he made the “Sudarshan-Glauber representation”, died at the age of 86 in Texas, May 12.

Indian-American teenager, Dhruv Gaur, has won the $100,000 Jeopardy college quiz championship. The first-year student at Ivy League Brown University emerged the champion on Friday in the two-day final round of the college edition of America's most popular quiz show televised nation-wide.

A Cincinnati-area mental addiction-treatment specialist and the New Delhi-based head of a foundation that encourages social movements at the grassroots level are among inaugural Obama Foundation fellows who will participate in a two-year, non-residential program designed to inspire civic innovation through leadership.