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Updated: May 3, 2014 00:23 IST

Ph.D. scholarship in Big B’s name

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Amitabh Bachchan
The Hindu Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan on Friday awarded a prestigious Ph.D. scholarship, instituted in his name, to an Indian student incepted from the Melbourne based La Trobe University. At a function organised by the university here, Mr. Bachchan, 71, awarded La Trobe graduate Roshan Kumar.

‘Shri Amitabh Bachchan Scholarship’ will be presented every four years by him to an Indian citizen to develop a thesis related to media, digital technology and communication.

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