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World  /  Published 17.08.20

Questioned, Lam dumps Cambridge honour

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has resigned from an honorary fellowship at a college at Britain’s Cambridge University after it questioned her commitment to the protection of human rights ...
in London, Hong Kong

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.19

Dreams of a lost love

In the spotlightThe prime minister of India, Narendra Modi, had better watch out, because all the coverage seems to be going Priyanka Gandhi’s way. In successive weeks, The Sunday Times has run stor...
By Amit Roy

India  /  Published 03.01.19

Venki set for month-long tour of India

How does India recapture its former glory days of science?This is a question that Nobel Laureate Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan has been pondering as he sets out on a month-long tour of India th...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 09.11.18

Cambridge nod to Yusuf Hamied

The 1702 chair in chemistry at Cambridge is being renamed after Yusuf Hamied, head of the Indian pharmaceutical firm Cipla, the university has announced.“The chair will now be known as the Yusuf Ham...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

A bad boy among British historians

Stormy petrels seldom have a cache beyond a point. They are rare in today’s universities, normally committed to propriety, or political lackeyism. Their presence in these precincts calls upon instit...
By Hari Vasudevan


India  /  Published 10.05.20

Historian Hari Vasudevan no more

Historian Hari Vasudevan, who had tested positive for Covid-19, died at a private hospital on Sunday. He was 68.“He was admitted with fever and respiratory problems on May 5. He tested positive for ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Royal Ascot and its Asian connection

Along with the Chelsea Flower Show and the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, Royal Ascot, where the Queen arrives with members of her family in horse-drawn carriages, is another highlight of the...
By Amit Roy

World  /  Published 20.05.20

Cambridge cancels face-to-face lectures

Indian students supposed to come to Cambridge for the start of the new academic year on October 1, 2020,will have to decide whether to take the risk of flying to England now that the university has ca...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 28.03.20

‘Proof-based’ lockdowns: Study

India’s 21-day nationwide lockdown cannot prevent a resurgence of the novel coronavirus, multiple researchers have cautioned while asking policy makers to map the virus across the country and introd...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

Tunnel tips from British engineer

East-West Metro on Wednesday flew in a British engineer who has worked at over 100 underground railway stations to supervise troubleshooting in Bowbazar, where water seepage into a Metro tunnel has ca...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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