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Mallika Sherawat invited to participate in Oxford Union debate

Feb 18, 2014

Mallika Sherawat invited to participate in Oxford Union debate

Founded in 1823, the Oxford Union is one of world's most prestigious debating societies and has hosted personalities like Mother Theresa and Dalai Lama. #Mallika Sherawat #NewsTracker #Oxford University #This House Believes Gender Exists to Oppress
Spirited defence of Islam during a debate goes viral on Facebook

Jul 11, 2013

Spirited defence of Islam during a debate goes viral on Facebook

Mehdi Hasan, a political journalist, defended Islam against charges of being an inherently violent religion at a debate at Oxford University #Religion #Islamophobia #Mehdi Hasan #Oxford University #religious intolerance
The three big takeaways from India Day @Oxford

Jun 14, 2013

The three big takeaways from India Day @Oxford

The overarching theme for this year was the political economy of India, and the role it will play in 21st century. #Salman Khurshid #Arun Jaitley #Oxford University #India Day @ Oxford #IndiaDayAtOxford #Kate Sullivan #India Day
How silkworms can help India's car industry

May 02, 2012

How silkworms can help India's car industry

Research published on Wednesday reveals advances in materials science that could transform industries struggling with the rising cost and scarcity of raw materials. #India #China #WeirdNews #Lotus Cars #Oxford University #Materials science #Car panels #car markets
High noon in Oxford Dawkins vs the archbishop

Feb 24, 2012

High noon in Oxford Dawkins vs the archbishop

It was the intellectual version of a world heavyweight title fight when Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, faced evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, author of 'The God Delusion' in a debate #NewsTracker #Oxford University #Richard Dawkins #Rowan Williams #The God Delusion
High noon in Oxford Dawkins vs the archbishop

Oct 02, 2014

Funding blamed as TCD and UCD fall in rankings

Ireland's two top universities have fallen further in a prestigious global league table, heightening concerns about the damage being caused to third-level education by a funding shortage. The country's top-rated university, Trinity College, Dublin (T... #Dublin, Ireland #University of Oxford #University College Dublin #Trinity College, Dublin #University College Cork #National University of Ireland, Galway
High noon in Oxford Dawkins vs the archbishop

Oct 01, 2014

Afghan first lady in shadow of 1920s queen?

The last time an Afghan political leader's wife caused so much frenzy was in 1919 when Amanullah Khan ascended the throne. His wife, Queen Soraya, was subjected to scrutiny for her modern ideas and European sensibilities. The daughter of a reformist ... #Afghanistan #Beirut, Lebanon #University of Oxford #Taliban #Amanullah Khan #Ashraf Ghani
High noon in Oxford Dawkins vs the archbishop

Sep 28, 2014

George Clooney and wife Amal Alamuddin make newlywed appearance in Venice

The groom, in a smart light gray suit, sported a simple ring on his left hand. His wife, in a flouncy white short dress with pastel-colored appliques resembling flower blossoms, wore a thin band studded with what appeared to be roundish diamonds. The... #London #Hollywood #George Clooney #United Kingdom