Cambridge University

  • Prince William given discount on fee at Cambridge: Report 19-01-2014 05:02 PM

    Prince William has been given a hefty discount on his fees for a special course at Cambridge University, a media report said on Sunday. William, 31, is paying around 10,000 pounds to study agricultural management but the Mirror quoted sources as saying that they had expected the cost to be...
  • News briefs: 'Permit teachers to guide PhD scholars' in Lucknow 06-08-2013 11:45 PM

    The Degree College Teachers Association has appealed to Lucknow University vice-chancellor SB Nimse to allow college teachers to guide PhD students. The association maintained that it was highly discriminatory that when colleges affiliated to other state universities had the rightto guide PhD students, teachers here were not allowed to do...
  • Indian student first to score triple hundred in UK university cricket 04-07-2013 08:00 PM

    London: 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 cracked an unbeaten 313 and became the first ever cricketer to score a triple century in a university match and also eclipsed the previous...
  • 23-year-old Kolkata girl wins Cambridge honours 18-11-2011 08:46 AM

    Kolkata: Amartya Sen and Partha Dasgupta received it and now Mahima Khanna is basking in its glory. The 23-year-old Kolkata girl is the third Indian recipient of the prestigious Stevenson prize for economics from Cambridge university. Mahima said, "It's an astounding feeling to have achieved one of the milestones that...
  • Kolkata girl third Indian to win Cambridge prize 10-11-2011 12:01 PM

    New Delhi: Mahima Khanna, a 23-year-old from Kolkata, has become the third Indian to win one of Cambridge University's highest honours - the Stevenson Prize. Khanna topped the 2010-11 MPhil class of economics at Cambridge. Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was the first Indian to win the award in 1956. Sir...
  • Harvard invite for Mamata Banerjee 04-09-2011 06:13 PM

    Kolkata: Months after forming the West Bengal government by defeating the communists, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has received an invitation from Harvard University to give a lecture on the politics and culture of the state, officials said. Sources close to Banerjee said the formal invitation from the hallowed institution was...
  • Sulabh founder to address Cambridge students 20-01-2011 10:35 AM

    London: An Indian social activist campaigning for the rehabilitation of manual scavengers has been invited to interact with the students of Cambridge University. Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International, will share his views on the issue of human rights and his experience while campaigning against the practice of manual...
  • Cambridge project to preserve rare languages 13-12-2010 12:20 AM

    London: A unique project has been launched by the University of Cambridge to provide public access to languages in India and elsewhere that are endangered and are part of the world's disappearing spoken traditions. The open database has been developed by the university's researchers at the World Oral Literature Project...
  • Cambridge confirms Rahul's MPhil degree 29-04-2009 12:03 PM

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  • Tough new tests for Oxbridge entrants 15-10-2007 02:16 PM

    New Delhi: Jonty Rhodes will be a most unhappy man. The South African fielding coach of the Mumbai Indians was known for scorching the field and holding on to impossible catches and for effecting flying run-outs. But his wards on Tuesday let the game slip through their fingers as they...
  • ICWA reinvents to meet BPO demands 22-03-2007 03:31 PM

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  • The secret behind PM's blue turban 12-10-2006 11:52 AM

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  • Cambridge honours PM with doctorate 11-10-2006 11:11 PM

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  • Cambridge University honours PM 11-10-2006 06:21 PM

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  • Cambridge doctorate for Manmohan 10-09-2006 12:32 PM

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