Oxford University

  • Professor Sherawat? Mallika invited to debate at Oxford on gender issues 11-02-2014 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: Hailing from a small town, Mallika Sherawat made it to the big city Mumbai all alone and entered into Bollywood without any godfather. The actress has been vocal about her father's angst against her for joining Bollywood and ruffled few feathers when she called India a regressive and...
  • 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...
  • Network18 celebrates India Day @ Oxford on June 14 13-06-2013 03:32 PM

    About eight years ago, sometime between the dotcom bust and the financial crisis, during his visits to India, CK Prahalad, the management guru, loved to talk about a strange contrast he noticed as he shuttled between east and the west. "When I talk to businessmen in the US and in...
  • Being too active on social media may harm relationships 10-04-2013 02:31 PM

    London: Engaging in too much social media activity may damage strong relationships, a new Oxford study has warned. Research by Dr Bernie Hogan of Oxford University tested the theory of 'media multiplexity' (the ability to communicate via several communications channels) which was first posed in 2005. The theory suggests that...
  • Oxford librarian sacked over 'Harlem Shake' video 21-03-2013 11:16 AM

    London: An Oxford University librarian has been sacked and a number of students fined after a recording of dance track - the Harlem Shake - filmed in the university premises, went viral on YouTube. The 30-second long video clip, has had more than 5,000 views, and sparked outrage among senior...
  • Mahatma Gandhi would have stood by us: Suu Kyi 16-11-2012 01:50 PM

    Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says it's good to be back in India after nearly 25 years. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, she said she was disappointed when India began engaging with the generals who had put her under house arrest, but added she held no...
  • Oxford chancellor wants Montek to be IMF head 04-06-2011 11:17 AM

    Oxford: The chancellor of the University of Oxford, Lord Chris Patten, wants India's Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia to be the next managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Speaking at the launch event of the Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professorship of Business and Development at the Said...
  • When Amitabh Bachchan met William Shakespeare 18-05-2011 11:51 AM

    Oxford: Indian film icon Amitabh Bachchan played many characters from William Shakespeare's plays over the years, but when he was shown the First Folio of the plays dated 1623 at the ancient Bodleian Library, he was awestruck and rendered almost speechless. "It's incredible," he simply said, feelingly moving his hand...
  • It's natural to believe in God: Oxford study 12-05-2011 03:06 PM

    London: Human beings have natural tendencies to believe in God and life after death, according to a three-year international research project directed by two academics at the University of Oxford. The 1.9 million pounds project involved 57 researchers who conducted over 40 separate studies in 20 countries representing a diverse...
  • Rigging, sex jibes turn Oxford Union poll nasty 29-01-2008 12:23 AM

    The Chennai opener also hoped that the law of averages will catch up with Chris Gayle in CSK's playoff match against RCB. ...
  • We want to learn from India: Oxford vice chancellor 21-01-2008 02:45 PM

    Rajasthan Royals beat Pune Warriors India and Chennai Super Kings won against the Deccan Chargers. ...
  • Bilawal not concerned about security but privacy 11-01-2008 08:00 PM

    Kochi: Temperamental pacer S Sreesanth, who gave away 52 runs in 8 overs in the final of the ICC World Cup against Sri Lanka, on Monday said he was not satisfied with his performance. Talking to reporters at the airport after arriving from Mumbai, Sreesanth said, however, he was extremely...
  • 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...
  • Bangalore city of Bengalis? OUPs! 18-05-2007 09:50 PM

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  • NRI scholar calls Oxford 'outdated' 04-03-2007 03:57 PM

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  • Oxford research centre in India 29-10-2006 03:01 PM

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