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Peaceful uses of space preferred to investing in war: Why UK Astrophysics professor Carole Mundell thinks we should all care about space

Prof Carole Mundell, who is also the International Science Envoy with the UK government, recently delivered a GREAT Talks session in collaboration with the British Council

Published on 7th September 2021
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English Blues: Is couple plural or is it incorrect? Here's what we found

In British English, it is very common to treat ‘couple’ as a plural noun and it is not incorrect to use a singular verb after ‘couple’

Published on 5th July 2021
2021-06-08

#ThrowbackToday: What the Dickens! It's been 151 years since we lost the writer who gave us Scrooge!

In today's #TBT, we recall British writer Charles Dickens, his work, his racism and the connection that he shares with India. Here is what you ought to know about one of the most notable writers

Published on 9th June 2021
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British Council invites applications for Future News Worldwide 2021 aimed at aspiring journalists

Applications are now open for Future News Worldwide 2021, a prestigious international online conference run by the British Council in partnership with some of the world’s leading media organisations

Published on 27th May 2021
2021-05-18

#ThrowbackToday: American actor and activist weds her British prince charming in the most dreamy way ever!

In today's #TBT, we celebrate love, especially the love that British Prince Harry and American actor Meghan Markle share that is helping them tide over tough times even today. Cheers to this pair!

Published on 19th May 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Charles Sturt, the explorer of Australia, was born in India 46 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we inform you about the British explorer Charles Sturt, who has cities, suburbs and even a university named after him in Australia today. These are his contributions to the continent

Published on 28th April 2021
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British Council launches online Summer School programme to train children in 21st-century skills across India

The children will learn storytelling and expression following a narrative of Indian arts and culture during the programme. At the end of the course, children will receive a certificate

Published on 24th April 2021
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Radiant cooling may replace ACs, cut COVID-19 risk, suggests new research

A team of researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) computed air conditioning requirements in 60 of the world's most populous cities

Published on 22nd April 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: It’s been over a century since the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Then why does it hurt like it was yesterday?

In today’s #TBT, we want to remind you of the painful and atrocious Jallianwala Bagh massacre. It changed a lot of things in the hearts of Indians and this is why we should never forget about it

Published on 13th April 2021
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IIT Kharagpur and University of Manchester launch dual award PhD programme

While IIT Kharagpur has already established similar programmes with universities in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, this is the first time such a joint programme has been set up with a British univ

Published on 19th March 2021
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Meet the 20-year-old from Hyderabad who got to be the UK Deputy British High Commissioner for a day

At the age of 20, Hyderabad-based Priyanka Alluri won a contest to become the UK Deputy British High Commissioner for a day and this is how this youngster made the most of the golden opportunity

Published on 17th March 2021
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India's start-up ecosystem is today a world attraction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The PM was speaking at the Gandhi Ashram in Sabarmati after flagging off a replica of the famous Dandi yatra, carried out 91 years ago by Mahatma Gandhi to oppose the salt cess levied by the British

Published on 12th March 2021
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Want to improve your cardiac function, cognitive health? Plant-based diets may help

For the study, published in the journal British Journal of Nutrition, the research team evaluated the dietary and echocardiographic data of 2,512 participants

Published on 26th February 2021
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What the FAQ: Nirav Modi can be extradited to India, what does extradition mean, who can make a request?

After Nirav Modi's extradition to India was confirmed by the British Judiciary, we try and explain what the term means, who can make an extradition request and a lot more

Published on 26th February 2021
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When Arthur Conan Doyle responded to the call of a Parsi lawyer  

In 2010, she set up the Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Trust and campaigned for a memorial for the WWII British spy of Indian descent, who was captured and executed by the Gestapo

Published on 24th February 2021

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