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November 23, 2017: News at a glance

Nov 23, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

26 Indian students bag 'Top in the World' awards in Cambridge exams

Twenty six Indian students bagged the 'Top in the World' awards for their exceptional performance in the Cambridge exams.

Nov 23, 2017, 09:05 AM IST

MIT student sues CIA for info on Twitter jokes

A Massachusetts doctoral student force CIA to open up about how it uses jokes on social media.

May 18, 2017, 17:07 PM IST

Princess Diana statue commissioned 20 years after her death

A statue of Princess Diana has been commissioned by her two sons, Duke of Cambridge Prince William and Prince Harry, 20 years after her death, a media report said.

Jan 29, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

Privacy matters! Now cows too get same care from Google Street View – WATCH Viral Video

The cow was snapped by Google's cameras at Coe Fen, Cambridge.

Sep 16, 2016, 18:54 PM IST

"Not on the same page": Brexit poses threat to British universities

Britain`s vote to leave the European Union has left the country`s universities with a problem to solve.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

Cambridge, MIT experts to help design syllabi of Indian institutions

Irani said experts from institutions like University of Edinburgh, MIT and Cambridge have been roped in to upgrade the curriculum in social sciences, sciences, mathematics and engineering.

Jun 03, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

Delhi government to send 90 school principals for training in Cambridge

Delhi government has allocated Rs 102 crore for international training of principals and teachers in its budget for the current financial year.

Apr 04, 2016, 21:01 PM IST

'Sonia married Rajiv because he was a handsome young man'

 Sonia Gandhi married Rajiv because he was a "handsome young man", according to an account by former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Kasuri who cites a light- hearted quip made by the Congress President.

Sep 06, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

NASA's Hubble finds 'sunscreen' layer on distant exoplanet

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to detect an atmospheric layer on a blazing-hot exoplanet that absorbs ultraviolet and visible light, acting as a kind of "sunscreen".

Jun 12, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

First immortal human has already been born, claims Cambridge scientist

Cambridge gerontologist Aubrey de Grey has claimed that the first human being who can escape the ill health of old age indefinitely has already been born.

Apr 27, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

'Islam's worst enemy' Boko Haram will be beaten: Niger president

Militant group Boko Haram is "the worst enemy of Islam" and will be defeated because West African Muslims reject its violent actions and harsh interpretation of the Koran, Niger`s President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Friday.

Apr 04, 2015, 06:51 AM IST

Harvard top world university, no Indian varsity in list

Harvard University of the US has remained number one in a global ranking of 100 most prestigious education institutions, followed by Britain`s University of Cambridge and Oxford. None the Indian universities featured in the list.


Mar 12, 2015, 04:54 AM IST

Louis van Gaal vows to fight FA charge

Louis van Gaal said Friday he would fight his FA charge after the Manchester United manager fell foul of the football authorities following his team`s goalless FA Cup draw at fourth-tier Cambridge last month

Feb 06, 2015, 23:16 PM IST

Odds were against Manchester United at Cambridge, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal declared that he was not concerned by his side`s performance after their 0-0 draw at fourth-tier minnows Cambridge United in the FA Cup.

Jan 24, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

Cambridge exam awaits Manchester United in FA Cup

Louis van Gaal`s cup tour of England reaches the university city of Cambridge on Friday when he takes Manchester United to face Cambridge United in the FA Cup fourth round.

Jan 22, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

Harvard under fire for secret classroom photos

Faculty and students are criticising Harvard University for secretly photographing about 2,000 students in 10 lecture halls last spring as part of a study on classroom attendance.

Nov 06, 2014, 22:03 PM IST

Harvard University hosts spoof Nobel awards for silly science

Spoof Nobel prizes that honour the humour in science were handed out at Harvard University, celebrating the physics of stepping on a banana skin and the neuroscience behind spotting Jesus in toast.

Sep 19, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

The healing sound

Want to be a music therapist? Patricia Mascarenhas give you a low-down on what it takes to get and keep the job

Sep 02, 2014, 17:09 PM IST

Buckingham Palace finish close to Champs Elysees - Kittel

Sprint king Marcel Kittel said winning a Tour de France stage in front of Buckingham Palace was almost as good as winning one on the Champs Elysees.

Jul 07, 2014, 23:01 PM IST