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MN Srinivas: The Oxford sociologist who studied caste in Indian society

May 14, 2016

MN Srinivas: The Oxford sociologist who studied caste in Indian society

MN Srinivas was a world-renowned sociologist from Mysore who made “vote bank,” “dominant caste” and “Sankritisation” household phrases. #Oxford University #WhoIsThis #RK Narayan #F Weekend #Rampura #MN Srinivas #The Remembered Village #Kodagahalli #National Institute of Advanced Studies
Call Me Dave: New book on UK PM David Cameron's Oxford University days causes a stir

Sep 21, 2015

Call Me Dave: New book on UK PM David Cameron's Oxford University days causes a stir

An unofficial biography of Prime Minister David Cameron penned by former Conservative treasurer -turned-foe has caused a stir in the UK with revelations of alleged marijuana use and debauchery by him during his student days in Oxford University. #biography #NewsTracker #David Cameron #Oxford University #Britian #Uk prime minister
The Return of the Native? Shashi Tharoor's critique of Britain misses the mark

Jul 25, 2015

The Return of the Native? Shashi Tharoor's critique of Britain misses the mark

Colonialism was morally and politically repugnant. But to hold a nation and a people that had nothing to do with it responsible for the odious practice is equally bad. #NewsTracker #InMyOpinion #Shashi Tharoor #Oxford University #British colonialism #tharoor at oxford university
For the first time in its 800-year history, Oxford University to have female vice-chancellor

May 29, 2015

For the first time in its 800-year history, Oxford University to have female vice-chancellor

The UK's oldest Oxford University has nominated its first-ever female vice-chancellor, nearly 800 years after the role was created. #London #NewsTracker #UK #University of St. Andrews #Oxford University #Vice Chancellor #Louise Richardson
Google teams up with Oxford researchers to teach machines how to think

Oct 24, 2014

Google teams up with Oxford researchers to teach machines how to think

Google today announced a partnership with artificial intelligence teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people. #ThisisNext #Google #Google Inc. #artificial intelligence #Oxford University #ScienceBuzz #DeepMind #Machines
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