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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......

Review: The Man Who Knew Infinity is worth a watch!

The Man Who Knew Infinity is without a doubt worth a watch because of the nuanced performances by the lead stars and how Brown has shown the heart-warming relationship of Ramanujan and his......

'I go to India and every time people go 'Ah Diee Haard''

Jeremy Irons considered maths 'very boring' till he read G H Hardy's A Mathematician's Apology. The actor, who plays the British mathematician in The Man Who Knew Infinity, talks numbers, acting......

'It took a decade to make The Man Who Knew Infinity'

Director Matt Brown tells Aseem Chhabra/ what it was about The Man Who Knew Infinity that made him persevere for a decade to turn the book into a film. Filmmaking can be an extremely......

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......

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......

Noteworthy statistics from first-class and Ranji Trophy

Maharashtra’s Swapnil Gugale and Ankit Bawane set a new record in the Ranji Trophy championship against Delhi, by adding 594 runs for the third wicket without being separated. This is now the......

Rio Olympics: A beginner's guide to rowing

As India’s Dattu Bhokanal will be competing in the men's singles sculls rowing event fat the Rio 2016 Olympics, on Saturday, here is a beginner's guide IMAGE: Australia's women's quadruple......

England's James Taylor forced to retire due to 'severe heart condition'

IMAGE: England's James Taylor celebrates after reaching his century. Photograph: Action Images via Reuters/Philip Brown Livepic. England batsman James Taylor has been forced to retire from all......

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......
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Suzi Quatro, Wilko Johnson receive honorary doctorates

Rockers Suzi Quatro and Wilko Johnson were awarded honorary doctorates from Anglia Ruskin University scholars in Cambridge, England. The glam... ...

British physicist Stephen Hawking has warned that the creation of powerful artificial intelligence may turn out to be "the worst thing ever to... ...
British artificial intelligence hub opens

A new research centre opened its doors today at Britain's Cambridge University to look at the implications -- good and bad -- of artificial... ...
Walking, cycling can reduce your diabetes risk

Fast walking or cycling for recommended 150 minutes a week can reduce a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 26 percent.According... ...

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