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Indian student scores triple hundred in English FC match

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 19:52

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.

Salman Khurshid compares China with ATM machine

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 21:52

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday compared a "business like" China to an ATM machine while he described India as a "softly-softly" nation which stressed on long-term development partnerships.

Most controversial pages on Wikipedia revealed

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 11:05

The most controversial topics on Wikipedia that people argue about the most around the world have been revealed.

300 mn-yr-old crab footprints found

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 15:51

A 10-year-old Oxford schoolboy has discovered an extremely rare fossil of footprints of a pair of mating horseshoe crabs, dating back to more than 300 million years.

Now, 3D printer that can create tissue-like materi

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 14:25

Oxford University scientists have developed a custom-built programmable 3D printer that can create materials with several of the properties of living tissues.

Oxford University to review admissions policy

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 19:35

The University of Oxford has been forced to review its post-graduate admissions policy after it was accused by a student of discriminating against the poor.

Neanderthals` large eyes might have led to their extinction

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 12:48

Neanderthals became extinct because they had larger eyes than modern humans, a new study of skulls of the now extinct species has suggested.

New technique uses gas cloud to `weigh` black hole

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 19:09

Scientists have developed a new technique of measuring the mass of supermassive black holes which they say could revolutionise our understanding of how they form and help to shape galaxies.

`Teens with no internet access educationally disadvantaged`

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 16:15

Teens who have no access to internet and cellphones are educationally disadvantaged as the benefits of using such technologies far outweigh any perceived risks.

Lionel Richie addresses Oxford union

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 10:04

Lionel Richie gave students at England`s prestigious Oxford University an insight into his lengthy career during a special talk.

`Early humans ate grass like a cow`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 13:28

Early humans who roamed the African savanna three-and-a-half million years ago had a diet more like a cow than a Great Ape - comprising of grass and sedges, a new Oxford study has found.

Aliens may find Earth boring: UK astronomer

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 16:46

It is likely that extra terrestrials will find Earth too "boring" to bother with, renowned UK astronomer Sir Patrick Moore has claimed.