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Dravid refuses honorary doctorate, wants to earn one through research

MUMBAI: Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid has on Wednesday rejected a honorary doctorate by the University of Bangalore, Indian media reported. The degree was supposed to be conferred to him on the annual convocation of the university to be held on Friday. The university has issued a┬ápress statement that Dravid "has in all humility declined to accept the honorary degree". Dravid has conveyed to the university that he would try to earn a doctorate degree by accomplishing "some form of academic research in the field of…