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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......

PIX: Oxford honours 'star shining in the east' Suu Kyi

Paying fulsome tributes, the University of Oxford on Wednesday honoured Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi by presenting her with an honorary doctorate in Civil Law in a traditional ceremony......

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...

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......

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......

Bolt to star in update to ancient Greek Olympic ode

London Mayor Boris Johnson will read out an Olympic Ode in ancient Greek composed by an Oxford academic to celebrate the athletes and personalities of the London 2012 Games as part of opening......
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Gender neutral ‘Mx’ to be added to Oxford English Dictionary

 London: In a first, a gender-neutral new title "Mx" could soon join Mr, Mrs, Miss and Ms as an honorific for transgender people and anyone else... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150504/lifestyle-booksart/article/gender-neutral-%E2%80%98mx%E2%80%99-be-added-oxford-english-dictionary
Penguins 'crap' over snow melt it

Scientists have found that penguins use their feces to melt snow in their breeding grounds. The University of Oxford's Penguin Watch initiative... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/penguins-crap-over-snow-melt-it
What every budding lawyer needs to know

There's no success formula when it comes to law school. Board members of top law varsities reveal a study plan you can't go wrong with. Attend... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/every-budding-lawyer-needs-know-130458876.html
Spoilt for choice

Offering 85 different degrees in liberal arts, science and management, Apeejay Stya University in Noida aims to help students pursue their dreams.... ...

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'Excalibur' actor Nigel Terry dies at 69

Los Angeles, May 4 (PTI) Actor Nigel Terry, known for his performance as King Arthur in John Boorman's 1981 film "Excalibur", has passed away. He... ...

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