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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......

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......

Oxford, Vatican libraries to digitise ancient texts

The Bodleian library at the University of Oxford and the Vatican libraries are collaborating on a project to bring ancient texts into the digital era, which will make 1.5 million pages available......

Oxford professor's death: Widow defends NRI academic

The wife of an Oxford University professor found dead in Indian-origin colleague Devinder Sivia's house in Oxfordshire defended him, saying the death was 'not murder' and it must have been a......

Manmohan Singh backs new Oxford school

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, who is an alumnus of the University of Oxford, has extended his support to the university's new Blavatnik School of Government, which will train graduates in the......

Narayana Murthy's son-in-law wants Britain to leave EU

The Oxford University and Stanford MBA graduate co-founded a 1-billion-pound global investment firm and specialised in investing in small British businesses Rishi Sunak, the son-in-law of Infosys......

Why India must create its own Bostons and Oxfords

Around the world, universities are the stuff that make great cities. Imagine Boston without Harvard, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and the myriad other institutions that are......

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: Two Indians turn millionaires overnight

Two cousins of Indian-origin at the University of Oxford have overnight become millionaires after a free online service they started for students was sold for 2.5 million pounds within months after......

India - The emerging giant, or has it emerged?

The latest book by Prof. Arvind Panagariya, India: The Emerging Giant (Oxford University Press, 2008), has generated ample interest among the academia and policy makers, both in India and abroad.......

'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/Rediff.com 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......

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......

Pataudi's plaque unveiled at Oxford

A plaque in the honour of late India cricket legend Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was unveiled at the Oxford University pavilion here in the presence of his family. The plaque was installed on the wall......

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......
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Oxford University says sorry for eye contact racism claim

London: The Oxford University on Friday apologised for saying that avoiding eye contact could be "everyday racism" after it was accused of... ...

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A festival dedicated to translations

Interpretation is not just a matter of words, it involves providing clarity arounfd a culture. An upcoming festival here will give knowledge of... ...

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Training programme held

A training programme on 'Method of using books' for the teachers of private schools in Jiribam was held today by Cambridge school and Hill Cross... ...

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Brexit leaves industrial firms staring into regulatory void

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Google introduces Indian language support across products

New Delhi : Aiming to bring a billion people online and make the web more useful for them, Google India on Tuesday announced a new set of products... ...

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