Cambridge

  • Mumbai girl gets Cambridge's Manmohan Singh scholarship June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Ritu Muralidharan has been awarded this year's University of Cambridge's "Manmohan Singh Undergraduate Scholarship". Muralidharan, a student of Dhirubhai Ambani International School here, will study Economics at Christ's College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. The scholarship, funded by Cambridge Assessment which conducts the Cambridge International Examinations (CIS), will...
  • Photos: Prince George wears a romper that looks like a girl's dress, sparks nostalgic recollection about dad William April 18, 2014

    Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Sydney on April 16, 2014. William and Kate, and their 8-month-old son George are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George. So far Kate has...
  • Cricket in 3-inch heels, racing her husband: 11 photos of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, that charmed people of New Zealand April 15, 2014

    Britain's Duchess of Cambridge has twice beaten her husband Prince William during friendly racing in America's Cup sailing boats on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Both had some high-powered teammates - Kate was paired with Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker while William raced with Grant Dalton, the team's manager and a...
  • Banning a book pointless in today's age: Ruskin Bond April 11, 2014

    It's pointless banning a book in today's day and age when everything is easily available at the click of a mouse. A ban, instead, hypes up even a not-so-worthy book for readers, said noted writer Ruskin Bond. "It is no use banning a book in today's age because one can easily...
  • Photos: Kate finally gets her revenge for an earlier defeat, beats husband Prince William in yacht race in New Zealand April 11, 2014

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge raced against each other during a yatch race on the Waitemata Harbour on April 11, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip...
  • Photos: Prepare for a cuteness overload. Prince George has a play date in New Zealand with mom Kate and other kids April 9, 2014

    Britain's Prince George plays during a visit to Plunket nurse and parents group at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organization that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge...
  • Adorable photos of 8-month-old Prince George with mom Kate and dad Prince William on his first royal tour to New Zealand April 8, 2014

    Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, arrived in New Zealand's capital to cheers from locals who braved windy, rainy weather to catch a glimpse of the royal couple. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in the fog-shrouded city of Wellington along with their baby son, George, to kick...
  • Snapshot: Prince George joins William-Kate for their tour of Australia and New Zealand April 7, 2014

    Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George disembark from their plane after arriving in Wellington. The royal party was greeted by strong winds and rain, the AFP reported. The Prince and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand...
  • Prince William given discount on fee at Cambridge: Report January 19, 2014

    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...
  • The Good Road: India's Oscar entry to be screened at Harvard University December 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Gujarati film 'The Good Road', India's official submission for the foreign language film category at the 86th Academy Awards, will be screened at Harvard University's Cambridge campus in Massachusetts, US. A production by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), the film will be shown Dec 9 at Harvard University's South...
  • Himachal researcher picks holes in Newton's laws November 10, 2013

    A Himachal Pradesh researcher, in his book published by Cambridge International Science Publishing, has picked holes in Newton's laws. The 340-page book 'Beyond Newton and Archimedes', written by Ajay Sharma, assistant director (education) with the state government, says Newton did not discover the second law of motion (F=ma). The second law of...
  • He looks like Harry when he was young: Prince William about baby son August 19, 2013

    In his first interview after becoming a father, Prince William talks about the changes that the new born has brought in his and his wife's lives. "I was on such a high and so was Catherine about George that we were happy to show him off to the people," he...
  • News briefs: 'Permit teachers to guide PhD scholars' in Lucknow August 6, 2013

    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 right to guide PhD students, teachers here were not allowed to do...
  • Kate Hudson: Prince William, Prince Harry stayed at our house August 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Kate Hudson says the closest she came to Britain's royal family is when Prince William and Prince Harry stayed at her mother's house. Prince William and Prince Harry stayed at her mother, Goldie Hawn's Colorado home long time back and she couldn't meet them as she was staying...
  • Year-long official engagements await six-day-old Prince George July 28, 2013

    He might be a few days old, but little Prince George has many 'official engagements' coming up, with plans for a christening, a foreign tour, a high society wedding and a sojourn with the family at Balmoral. In what may be his first diplomatic mission, the son of Prince William and...
  • World View: Special edition on the birth of royal baby July 27, 2013

    Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gave birth to a boy on Monday afternoon, ending weeks of feverish anticipation about the arrival. ...
  • After 17 hours at Kensington Palace, royal baby goes to Kate's family home July 26, 2013

    The royal baby went home with his parents Prince William and Kate earlier this week, but significantly, going by the first few days, it seems, the royals are dodging tradition. ...
  • Britain's new-born prince named George Alexander Louis July 25, 2013

    The Britain's new-born prince will be called George Alexander Louis. The 2-day-old baby and third-in-line to the throne will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. Interestingly it is a name that most bookmakers were betting on. ...
  • Britain celebrates birth of new prince July 25, 2013

    It was the birth announcement heard around the world.The royal baby waqs born in London this afternoon, delivering a future king. William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their first baby today. Matthew Chance brings us the latest on all the excitement from London. ...
  • Royal baby's birth creates a buzz on Twitter, Facebook July 24, 2013

    Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gave birth to a boy on Monday afternoon, ending weeks of feverish anticipation about the arrival. ...
  • Watch: World sees the royal baby July 27, 2013

    Hundreds thronged London's St Mary Hospital to catch a first glimpse of the royal baby- as Prince William and Kate Middleton walked out to introduce the Prince of Cambridge to the world. ...
  • US: Obama congratulates Britain's royal family on birth of baby July 23, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and lawmakers on Tuesday congratulated Britain's royal family on the birth of a new prince, who is now the third in line to the British throne. "Michelle and I are so pleased to congratulate The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the joyous occasion of the...
  • Betting agencies have a big day on royal baby names July 23, 2013

    London: Bookies cashed in big Monday as thousands of Britons placed bets on what Prince William and his wife, Kate, would name their newborn child. Ladbrokes took 50,000 bets in the hours after the Duchess of Cambridge went into labor on Monday morning. Company spokesman Alex Donohue said the public...
  • UK: Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gives birth to royal heir July 23, 2013

    Prince William's wife, Kate, has given birth to a boy, a child now third in line to the British throne. The child was born on Monday, after many Britons woke up to the news that Kate had gone into labor with the couple's first child. The birth announcement, via a press...
  • Prince William's wife Kate taken to London hospital in early stages of labour July 22, 2013

    Prince William's wife, Kate, has been admitted to the hospital in the early stages of labor, palace officials said on Monday. Royal officials said that Kate travelled by car to St. Mary's Hospital in central London with Prince William. Kate - also known as the Duchess of Cambridge - is expected...
  • Britain waits for the royal baby July 21, 2013

    It's being called the 'Great Kate Wait' by the media and the public in Britain who continue to wait for the royal baby. The anticipation for the royal baby's arrival has grown as sources say that the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's due date has come and gone. ...
  • Royal baby: Kate Middleton's due date is July 19, say reports July 19, 2013

    London: The world may be increasingly getting impatient for news of the royal birth, but media reports suggest that pregnant Kate Middleton's due date is Friday and not July 13 as widely believed. Medical staff at St Mary's Hospital, where the Duchess of Cambridge is expected to give birth, were told...
  • Britain's wait for the royal baby to end soon July 17, 2013

    The Britain is waiting for the royal baby, the first child of Prince William and Kate. The Duchess of Cambridge will give birth in the Lindo wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, central London, and has opted for a natural birth. ...
  • Indian student first to score triple hundred in UK university cricket July 4, 2013

    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 record...
  • Kate Middleton shops for nursery fabrics June 11, 2013

    Los Angeles The Duchess of Cambridge has been shopping for her nursery ahead of the arrival of her and Prince William's first child. The Duchess of Cambridge, whose maiden name is Kate Middleton, was spotted shopping at high-end fabric and soft furnishings store Bernard Thorp in Chelsea, London, on June 4,...