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8 lessons from Tharoor's electrifying Oxford speech

‘While British politicians continue to wonder whether countries like India should even get basic compensation, let’s remind them 200 years of injustice can’t be compensated for......

UN declares Ebola outbreak 'threat to peace and security'

Volunteer Ruth Atkins receives an injection of the Ebola vaccine, at the Oxford Vaccine Group Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine in Oxford, southern England. Photographs:......

How tribal factions are causing states across West Asia to unravel

When I was a young lecturer at the University of Oxford’s ChristChurch, the eminent British historian Hugh Trevor-Roper befriended me. In one of our conversations, on being asked......

Hamid Ansari to deliver lecture at Oxford

The vice-president will be the second Indian to be accorded the honour at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Nikhil Lakshman reports. The dilemma of whether a Muslim accords precedence to......

Child taken away from Indian parents in UK

An Indian couple from Oxford is fighting to regain custody of its five-year-old son after he was taken away by social services over allegations of abuse. "They simply don't understand the......

Author of book on Sahara hopes to probe the group further

Tamal Bandyopadhyay was in Kolkata on Thursday evening for his book's launch at the Oxford Bookstore. Indrani Roy grabbed a few moments with him to file this report. None of the characters --......

Five best ways to deal with pink slips

No one seems to know where the term ‘pink slip’ originated. The Oxford English Dictionary notes that the words were first used as a verb in a novel written in 1966 -- “his wife......

5 reasons Kolaveri Di became a HUGE hit online

If Hinglish, (Hindi-English) made its way to the Oxford Dictionary, Tanglish (Tamil-English) will soon have to be considered as well thanks to a song that is the rage on the Internet. A song that......

Hedge funds disclosures unreliable: Oxford study

Voluntary disclosures by hedge funds about their monthly investment performance are unreliable and a substantial number of funds end up revising statements, new research by scholars, including one......

At 80, Murdoch is still ace dealmaker

It was 1953, and he was 22 years old. His father's death prompted him to return from Oxford to take charge of the family business. He became the managing director of News Limited. And thus......

Spotted: Amitabh Bachchan in England

Reader Gautam Kishore met Amitabh Bachchan at Oxford, England. Gautam writes: 'He was invited here to give some speech... he was walking down the old Oxford streets with just three people around......

Spotted: John Abraham in London

Reader Abbas Bhimji met John Abraham at Oxford Street, London last...

Spotted: Bobby Deol in London

Reader Prakash met Bobby Deolat Oxford Street,...

Spotted: Shahid Kapoor in London

Reader Pooja Kulkarni met Shahid Kapoor while shopping at John Lewis, Oxford Street, London....

Spotted: Riteish Deskmukh, Karan Johar in London

Reader Irshad Ali Syed met Riteish Deskmukh and Karan Johar when they were shopping at Oxford Street in...

REVEALED! West Ham teenager was rejected by Tottenham

‘I was at Tottenham for a while, but they did not want me’ West ham's Reece Oxford became his club's youngest ever first-team player. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images West Ham......

EPL: Hammers' 16-year-old Oxford enjoys dream debut vs Arsenal

'I thought we need someone to sit in front of the defence who is cool and can be a third defender, but who can also play on the ball. I am very proud of him.' West Ham manager Slaven Bilic greets......

Pietersen slams century to boost bid for England recall

Kevin Pietersen boosted his hopes of an England recall by scoring 170 for Surrey against Oxford MCCU on Sunday in his first red-ball match since the final Ashes Test in January, 2014. The......

Pataudi was best at handling pressure, reveals study

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi in action for Oxford against Surrey at the Oval, in June 1961. Photograph: Dennis Oulds/Central Press/Getty Images Ahead of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi's third death......

I'm no ruthless parasite, Blatter tells Oxford students

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has hit back at his critics, saying he was no "ruthless parasite sucking the lifeblood out of football" and arguing the profits his organisation earn are ploughed back......
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6 ways your texts reveal your age

Sammy Li Maybe you send a seemingly innocent text, and throw a hehe, haha or LOL in for good measure. Or perhaps, instead of sending a :), you're... ...

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Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the man behind Teachers' Day

This day came to be because of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan who chose to turn his birthday into a remarkable day where teachers would be celebrated... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-dr-sarvepalli-radhakrishnan-the-man-behind-teachers-day-2121849
Three-day international literary festival kicks off in Pune

This year, PILF will see over 50 sessions and panel discussions apart from workshops and book launches in a span of three days. Actor and MP... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/three-day-international-literary-festival-kicks-off-in-pune/
Frodo speaks Marathi, in this Indian translation of LOTR

JRR Tolkien started working on the Lord of the Rings trilogy (LOTR) in 1937. But in 1943, upon receiving a full-time academic position at Pembroke... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/books/not-lost-in-translation/article1-1387158.aspx
Ex-Pak minister intrigued by welcome to Musharraf despite Kargil

Lahore: Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Kasuri has said he has always been "intrigued" by the fact that then President Pervez Musharraf... ...

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