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DCGI orders Serum Institute of India to suspend recruitment for Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials

DCGI orders Serum Institute of India to suspend recruitment for Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr VG Somani on Friday ordered the pharma giant Serum Institute of India (SII) to suspend an...Read More

Serum Institute gets DCGI notice over Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial suspension by AstraZeneca

Serum Institute gets DCGI notice over Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trial suspension by AstraZeneca

The central drug regulator has issued a show-cause notice to Serum Institute of India (SII) for not informing it about pharma giant Astra...Read More

AstraZeneca secures orders for virus vaccine under testing

AstraZeneca secures orders for virus vaccine under testing

The Anglo-Swedish company reported it had received more than $1 billion from the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authorit...Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Latest News: Expert says chances of virus beating vaccine is high

COVID-19 Vaccine Latest News: Expert says chances of virus beating vaccine is high

Ever since the World Health Organisation declared the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic, the race is on to develop the first vaccin...Read More

TIME Magazine names 100 historical ‘women of the year’, inlcuding Indira Gandhi

TIME Magazine names 100 historical ‘women of the year’, inlcuding Indira Gandhi

The profile in TIME said that in 1976, Gandhi, "'Empress of India' had become India's great authoritarian."

‘Samvidhaan’ is Oxford Hindi Word of 2019

‘Samvidhaan’ is Oxford Hindi Word of 2019

New Delhi: ‘Samvidhaan’, meaning “a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organisa...Read More

Dictionary’s Latest Edition: Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi make it to Oxford

Dictionary’s Latest Edition: Aadhaar, dabba, hartal, shaadi make it to Oxford

New Delhi: The latest edition of the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary features 26 new Indian English words, including Aadhaar, chawl,...Read More

Oxford students protest  against violence in JNU

Oxford students protest against violence in JNU

London: From Pondicherry University to Oxford University in London, anger over the violence in JNU resonated in varsities across the coun...Read More

Manchester United survive shoot out, West Ham suffer a shocking defeat at Oxford

Manchester United survive shoot out, West Ham suffer a shocking defeat at Oxford

I thought Gilmour ran the game from midfield. It says a lot about the academy, and nights like this give the opportunity to mix the team ...Read More

Dead may outnumber living on Facebook within 50 years

Dead may outnumber living on Facebook within 50 years

London: The dead may outnumber the living on Facebook within fifty years, a trend that will have grave implications for how we treat our ...Read More

Indore: Government colleges to keep a tab on alumni, offer assistance to needy

Indore: Government colleges to keep a tab on alumni, offer assistance to needy

Indore: Toeing the line of Oxford and Cambridge Universities, government colleges in the state would also track their alumni to know how ...Read More

The MeToo link to ‘Toxic’ – Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year

The MeToo link to ‘Toxic’ – Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year

London: Oxford Dictionary has declared the adjective ‘toxic’ as the Word of the Year for what it says reflects the ethos, mood, or preocc...Read More

Filmmaker Nandita Das takes ‘Manto’ to youngsters in Oxford, shows the film to Malala Yousoufzai

Filmmaker Nandita Das takes ‘Manto’ to youngsters in Oxford, shows the film to Malala Yousoufzai

The youngest winner of the Nobel peace prize Malala Yousoufzai saw Nandita Das’s bio-pic on Saddat Haasan Manto earlier this week. And Ma...Read More

First man in history to run ‘four minute mile’ dies at 88 

First man in history to run ‘four minute mile’ dies at 88 

London : Roger Bannister, the British athlete famed as the first man in history to run the four-minute mile, has died at the age of 88.

Time is best inheritance for children: Soha Ali Khan

Time is best inheritance for children: Soha Ali Khan

Soha Ali Khan, an Oxford graduate who pursued a masters degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science, says her parent...Read More

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‘Youthquake’ named work of the year by Oxford Dictionaries

London : Oxford Dictionaries on Friday declared “Youthquake” as the word of the year for 2017, owing to what it calls a “political awaken...Read More

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UK considers fine over Shakespeare exam blunder

London : A UK examination’s regulator on Sunday indicated that it may consider a fine on an examination board over a blunder in its Shake...Read More

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Looking forward to serve nation: Niti V-C elect

New Delhi : Noted economist Rajiv Kumar Sunday said he is looking forward to serve the country as the new Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog. “L...Read More

Indian-origin boy beats Einstein in IQ test

Indian-origin boy beats Einstein in IQ test

Arnav Sharma, from Reading town in southern England, passed the infamously difficult test a few weeks back with zero preparation. Mensa I...Read More

Oxford faces trial for teaching

Oxford faces trial for teaching

London: Oxford University has been directed to face trial after an Indian-origin student sued the varsity for “hopelessly bad” and “borin...Read More

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