AstraZeneca resumes vaccine trial

AstraZeneca resumes vaccine trial after a voluntary halt

Oxford University has announced it will resume a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca after getting the green light from safety watchdogs. The late-stage trials of... Read more »
Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan's birthday is celebrated as Teachers' Day

Teachers’ Day: The Enigma behind the day honouring teachers

India celebrates Teachers’ Day on September 5th every year. This tradition was started in 1962 and continues to date. It’s the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. He was a philosopher, academic, and... Read more »
Chennai Airport Terminal

CISF to deploy personnel with local language knowledge at airports

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will deploy more personnel with “working knowledge of the local language” at airports to deal with passengers. The move follows DMK MP Kanimozhi’s complaint that a... Read more »
UPSC Headquarters Delhi

60 candidates from Tamilnadu ace the UPSC Exams

60 Candidates from Tamilnadu made it to the final merit list released by Union Public Service Commission. This is much higher than what Tamilnadu managed last year. Seven candidates made it to... Read more »
Radhika Lakhani and Vaidehi Vekariya - Indian School Girls from Surat

Indian schoolgirls discover asteroid moving toward Earth

Two Indian schoolgirls have discovered an asteroid which is slowly shifting its orbit and moving toward Earth. Radhika Lakhani and Vaidehi Vekariya, both students of 10th standard, were working on a school... Read more »