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 »

Kappalottiya Thamizhan: V.O. Chidambaram

We all celebrated the Teachers’ Day on September 5th with much fanfare. We should also remember another great personality who was also born on the same day. He is also from Tamilnadu... 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 »
favipiravir drug being trialled to cure covid-19 in India

Favipiravir is now manufactured by 4 companies in India

After Glenmark and Cipla, two more Indian pharma companies — Sun Pharmaceuticals and Zenara Pharma have got approval to manufacture Favipiravir in the country to treat coronavirus. Favipiravir was originally developed to... 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 »

Make in India: Apple starts making iPhone 11 in Foxconn’s Chennai plant

Make in India: Apple starts making iPhone 11 in Foxconn’s Chennai plant. In a boost to the Make in India campaign, Apple has started manufacturing iPhone 11 in India. Apple is manufacturing... Read more »
Protect yourself from covid 19 pandemic

Protect yourself during this pandemic – 3 Simple Steps

We all need to play our part in protecting ourselves and the community around us to prevent the spread of the virus. These 3 simple steps could help to protect ourselves and... Read more »