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Indian-origin student takes on UK universities on gender segregation

An Indian-origin student at Cambridge University has challenged a move by British universities to allow "voluntary" gender segregation at Muslim meetings on campuses across the country. Radha......

UK choir makes music with Mumbai's slum kids

Jesus College Choir -- a choir from the University of Cambridge -- teamed up with non-government organisation Songbound for an unique initiative that culminated at Blue Frog, a popular......

We need change in the system, not a dharna: Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen -- Nobel Laureate, former Master of Trinity College in Cambridge and Thomas W Lamont University Professor at Harvard University -- has squarely rejected the notion of using an......

Cambridge prof delighted at 'Manmohan Chair' offer

Ajit Singh, a leading economist based at the University of Cambridge, on Tuesday said that he will be "delighted" to take up the 'Dr Manmohan Singh Chair' at Panjab University that has reportedly......

First Manmohan Singh scholars to join Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is all set to welcome the first three outstanding Indian students who have been awarded scholarships named after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who graduated from the......

GDP not enough to measure a country's progress

The key message from a Cambridge University study about a country's happiness is that the UK government, like many around the world, now recognises that economic measures such as GDP do not provide......

Mamata dumps Cambridge after agreeing to deliver lecture

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has again displayed a mercurial mind. Months after keeping the University of Cambridge, UK, waiting for an answer to its invitation to deliver a lecture and then......

Indian alumni help Cambridge raise 1-b pounds

Many Indians who studied at the University of Cambridge have contributed to a major fund-raising campaign that has reached the figure of one billion pounds two years ahead of schedule. This total......

Indian-origin Cambridge academic wins top UK prize

An Indian-origin professor at the University of Cambridge has been named the Innovator of the Year by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, which is Britain's leading funding......

Solar-powered racing car unveiled in UK

A solar powered racing car 'Endeavour' developed at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom has hit the road for the first time with a test drive, exhibiting its cutting-edge engineering......

Talvar is a smart film

'Talvar belongs to Irrfan Khan, who plays the chief investigating officer. With each new film,' reports Aseem Chhabra from the Toronto film festival, 'this very fine actor continues to surprise us......

Review: The Theory of Everything is impeccably executed

A film as strongly scripted and impeccably executed as The Theory of Everything will be remembered for longer than Stephen Hawking's estimate of the end of time, says Paloma Sharma.There......

Meet Dev Patel's onscreen wife

'Dev Patel and I hung out together to get to know one another. It’s very important to understand your co-star before you begin a project.' Devika Bhise gets ready for The Man Who Knew......

Review: Ramanujan is a must watch

Director Gnana Rajasekaran’s Ramanujan is a well researched, well-written and brilliantly directed film dedicated to India’s mathematical prodigy, Ramanujan, whose genius hung like......

Indian student scores triple hundred for Oxford University

Oxford University's Indian origin student Samridh Agarwal cracked a magnificent triple-century against Cambridge in a first-class match at the FP Fenner's ground in Cambridge. Skipper Samridh......

England pick uncapped Ansari in spin strong squad for Pakistan Tests in UAE

Uncapped Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari was named in England's squad on Tuesday for the forthcoming three Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.Left-armer Ansari, 23, is the......

Alonso cleared to race in Malaysian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso passed a final medical examination on Thursday and will be able to participate in the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend after the Spaniard missed the Formula One season-opener in......

Sports Shorts: Paes-Bopanna knocked out of Japan Open

Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes of India in action during the Rakuten Open 2014 at Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images India’s Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna......

FIFA World Cup teams' performance in three words

A new study has revealed three words that are most widely used by people around the world to describe each of the 32 teams in the ongoing World Cup. - Vote for Best goal of 2014 World Cup The......
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