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Dalai Lama to speak on 'art of happiness' in New Delhi

The Dalai Lama will speak on 'the art of happiness' at the fifth edition of the annual Penguin Lecture in New Delhi on Saturday. The previous speakers at the prestigious event have been journalist......

'India and China to dominate this century'

There has been a major shift in the global balance of economic power, creating a new global hierarchy dominated by the East, says Chris Patten, chancellor of Oxford university. Naomi Canton......

'Pak democracy means Afghan peace'

'Truth is, Afghanistan will never be stable unless Pakistan's military government is replaced with a democracy.' So says former EU commissioner for external relations Chris Patten in a recent......

LTTE: Back to terrorism

In a recentarticle on international jihadi terrorism as personified byAl Qaeda, I had written: 'The world is back to 9/10' as a result of the international community's failure to act firmly against......

China protests EU arms embargo

China on Thursday asked to European parliament to reconsider its ban on defence sales to China, saying the issue could be resolved through dialogue. On Wednesday, the European parliament voted to......

Oxford woos students from India

Lord Chris Patten, Chancellor of Oxford University, will visit India next month as part of a drive to attract brightest students from the country to help university compete with the better-funded......

'India is land of billion opportunities'

Making a strong pitch for economic optimism, speakers at a high-profile event at the elite London School of Economics said India, 'a land of a billion opportunities', had a potential to achieve......

Oxford felicitates Montek Singh

Deputy chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil law at the University of Oxford.Ahluwalia, who played a key role in......

Oxford ropes in Indian alumni for fundraiser

Oxford University is tapping its Indian alumni like Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia for its biggest ever fund-raising drive to help expand and compete with top......

Oxford plans research centre on Indian biz

Oxford University, which is on an overdrive to woo students from India on Wednesday announced plans to set up a research centre on Indian business. Chris Patten, chancellor of Oxford University,......

Test your Rang De knowledge!

So what if Aamir Khan's Mangal Pandey didn't work? Expectations for his next film, Rang De Basanti, are just as high. Rakeysh Mehra's directorial venture releases on January 26, making the most of......

Alice Patten in no hurry for Bollywood again

Alice Patten enjoys talking endlessly about spending five months working in India for Rang De Basanti. She loves to talk about how the filmmakers made her feel utterly at home in India. And she......

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Q. As per the British Law, VHP Bajrang Dal and R S S are not terror groups according to the Lord Bach, Ministry of Justice.\THIS IS ONLY FOR THE INFORMATION OF ALL
:  A. Lord Chris Patten was trying to persuade the UK govt to ban people associated with VHP, Bajrang Dal and RSS from entering the UK. | "The...... more

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Q. Give an example of a foreign heroine in Bollywood heroine
Rajnikant Raiyarela:  A. Alice Patten who starred in Rang De Basanti opposite Aamir Khan is British. Incidentally Alice Patten is the daughter of Chris Patten, the...... more

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Q. WHISKY was name of the dog of__________
Trey Dsouza:  A. Chris Patten more

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China's envoy to Britain slams "hypocritical" last governor of Hong Kong

3:10pm IST HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's ambassador to Britain has branded London's last colonial governor of Hong Kong an irresponsible... ...
Answers to last week's quiz (#373)

The head of state of this tiny nation has brought in KPMG to implement uniform internationally accepted accounting practices in his country, Ernst... ...
Hong Kong’s democratic dilemma

The 19th and 20th centuries were very unkind to China. Through its own faults and through imperialistic designs of several European powers and of... ...
The Strategist Quiz (#373)

che to audit its bank, McKinsey along with Chris Patten (former head of BBC and Governor of Hong Kong) to restructure its media operations and... ...
Hong Kong leader questions British contribution to city's democracy

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong hit back on Thursday at the former British colony's last governor who called on China to stand by its promises to... ...

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