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Dravid refuses honorary doctorate, wants to earn one through research

MUMBAI: Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid has on Wednesday rejected a honorary doctorate by the University of Bangalore, Indian media reported. The degree was supposed to be conferred to him on the annual convocation of the university to be held on Friday. The university has issued a┬ápress statement that Dravid "has in all humility declined to accept the honorary degree". Dravid has conveyed to the university that he would try to earn a doctorate degree by accomplishing "some form of academic research in the field of…

PM conferred honorary doctorate in Azerbaijan

BAKU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been conferred with Honorary Doctorate degree at the Baku State University in Azerbaijan. The degree was presented by rector of Baku State University Abel Maharramovc at a ceremony held at the university. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said the relationship between Pakistan and Azerbaijan are based on common historical, cultural, and religious values. The students of Urdu Department at Baku International University sang Pakistani anthem before the visiting delegation.…