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Friday, Nov 15, 2019

Oxford

Nov 01, 2019 15:59
Laura Hurst, 36, was found unresponsive Wednesday night on the floor of a home in the northern Indiana town of Oxford, with the snake wrapped loosely around her neck, said Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley. read more
Oct 28, 2019 02:53
The shooting took place around midnight Saturday at what Meeks described as a Halloween and homecoming party for Texas A&M University-Commerce, though officials have said it was not a school-sanctioned event. read more
Oct 26, 2019 22:26
Lakshman Sarup, who arrived from Lahore in colonial India to study Yaksa’s ‘Nirukta’, the oldest Indian treatise on etymology. read more
Oct 20, 2019 07:08
Beneath largely clear blue skies, demonstrators rallied near Hyde Park in central London before marching to Westminster to call for a second referendum on Britain’s planned EU departure. read more
Oct 19, 2019 20:42
Paraprosdokians is defined as a figure of speech in which the second half of a phrase or sentence is surprising or unexpected. It can be a clever form of wit or a neat way of making a dig read more
Aug 31, 2019 23:41
Author Samantha Shannon’s books create a world in which women are never damsels in distress, and old and boring tropes are being pushed back read more
Jul 10, 2019 11:15
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi reviews and recommends Lizzie Collingham’s The Hungry Empire: How Britain’s Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World. read more
Jul 09, 2019 08:51
Tiger Pataudi’s grit after his car accident fascinates Archer to this day and he fondly remembers the man whom he calls “last among old fashioned amateurs.” read more
Jun 28, 2019 17:51
A literary thriller that spans Punjab and New York, a satire set in an Indian university, and a book that tries to make sense of the Chennai floods – all that on HT Picks this week read more
Jun 27, 2019 09:22
Academics Jennifer Doudna, Andrea Ghez, Shafi Goldwasser, Daniel Kahneman Simon Wessely, and Yo-Yo Ma (cellist), besides Poonawalla and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, were conferred with the degrees at a ceremony called ‘Encaenia’. read more
Jun 19, 2019 18:41
Oxford has been a leading centre for the study of Humanities and Ethics for nearly 1,000 years, offering an unrivalled depth and range of expertise across disciplines read more
Jun 10, 2019 23:58
Chandrashekhara Kambara, a Jnanpith Award winning playwright and novelist, described his relationship with Karnad, who passed away after a prolonged illness at 81, as an “intellectual jousting competition”. read more
Jun 08, 2019 16:52
The royal honours list comprising the UK’s highest civilian awards are released twice a year, on New Year eve and on Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday (the second Saturday of June; her real birthday is on April 21). read more
May 13, 2019 16:45
The analysis of data between February 14 and April 10 suggests more than a quarter of the BJP’s content and a fifth of the Congress’s content is ‘junk news’, while the SP and BSP share ‘very little sensational, extremist, or conspiratorial content’ read more
May 01, 2019 08:41
The analysis by academics from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) predicts the dead may outnumber the living on Facebook within 50 years, a trend that will have grave implications for how digital heritage is treated in the future. read more