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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......

The elite's classrooms

The government is internationalising Indian higher education in quite the wrong way, says Devesh Kapur The Indian government recently announced a grant of Rs 25 crore to Oxford University for the......

Garg's murder wasn't racially motivated: Oz police

A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Australia in connection with the murder of Indian student Nitin Garg, who was stabbed to death in January this year sending shock waves back home. The teenager was......

Garg's murder: 'Teenage witness' may hold key

Scrambling hard to nab the killer of Indian student Nitin Garg who was stabbed to death in Melbourne, Australian police on Wednesday said a teenage boy, who was a regular customer at the restaurant......

Aus: Cops intensify hunt for Indian youth's killer

Under mounting pressure from students and the Indian government, Australia's police on Thursday stepped up efforts to identify the killer of 21-year old Nitin Garg, who was brutally murdered......

How to go green and stay cost-competitive

The perception that it costs an arm and a leg to 'go green' keeps plenty of small businesses (and customers) from even trying--let alone in a recession. Sure, many eco-friendly improvements do......

Obesity throws wild card into US healthcare plans

A decline in the physical fitness of US children attributed to changes in modern life first caught the attention of President Dwight Eisenhower more than 50 years ago. Studies culminating in a......

Ajay Patel is dean of US B-school

Ajay Patel, a non-resident Indian, has been appointed as dean of the prestigious Babcock Graduate School of Management by the Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina."Ajay has......

Fed set to cut US interest rates for 13th time

Policymakers at the US Federal Reserve will wrap up a two-day meeting on Wednesday that was expected to result in a 13th drop in interest rates designed to light a fire under a flagging......

Bush ousts O'Neill as bad economic news mounts

US President George W Bush pushed out Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and top economic adviser Lawrence Lindsey on Friday, launching the first shake-up of his administration to tackle the ailing......

A new Sanskrit wave

A cow that speaks, a question on patriarchy and the story of a 17th-century poet -- Sanskrit filmmakers are finding new ways to revive the 'dying' language. IMAGE: Rajesh Hebbar and Pratheeksha......

How comeback man Agarwal made it count at Wankhede

IMAGE: India's Mayank Agarwal is elated as his name gets inscribed on the Honours Board at the Wankhede Stadium, in Mumbai on Monday. He scored 150 and 62 in each innings of the 2nd Test match......

2nd NZ Test: Weather, team combination worry for Kohli

IMAGE: Virat Kohli returns after a break for the second Test against New Zealand, starting in Mumbai on Friday, his first assignment under new Head Coach Rahul Dravid. Photograph: Kind courtesy......

Don't think we could have done anything different: Rahane

'It was a very good game of cricket, they played really well.' IMAGE: India's players shake hands after the first Test match against New Zealand finished in a draw in Kanpur on Monday. Photograph:......

'We showed lot of heart to bat through Day 5'

'The two fast bowlers that did play were outstanding. Bowling long overs was an unbelievable effort. We know this Indian side is a very strong one.' SCORECARD IMAGE: Debuant Rachin Ravindra......

PICS: Last New Zealand pair deny India victory in 1st Test

Images from Day 5 of the first Test between India and New Zealand, at Green Park in Kanpur, on Monday.  SCORECARD IMAGE: Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel run a quick single during their gutsy......
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