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 »
Kamala Harris - The VP Candidate of the Democratic party

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s VP pick. Here’s her connection to Chennai

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate for the 2020 United States presidential election on August 11, 2020, becoming the third female U.S. vice presidential nominee of a major party. She is... Read more »
Jacinda Arden - Prime Minister of New Zealand

100 days without COVID-19: New Zealand and Fiji

New Zealand on Sunday marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a world that continues to be ravaged by the disease. Fiji... Read more »
Giant SOS on a remote island

Giant SOS on Pacific isle leads to rescue of three stranded sailors

(Reuters) – Three Micronesian sailors stranded on a remote Pacific island drew a giant SOS message in the sand to attract the attention of rescuers, who found them three days after they... Read more »
Interior view of the Virgin Galactic Spacecraft

Virgin Galactic unveils sleek cabin interior of its spacecraft

Virgin Galactic which is part of billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, revealed the cabin interior of the six-passenger SpaceShipTwo. It is designed to carry people and payloads to suborbital space and back. The... Read more »
Afghan Girls Robotics team

Afghan all-girls robotics team designs low-cost ventilator

The all-female Afghan Robotics Team, which has won international awards for its robots, started work in March on an open-source, low-cost ventilator as the coronavirus pandemic hit the war-torn nation. It took... Read more »