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Oxford University will now explore Ivermectin for COVID-19 treatment in the UK

While the World Health Organization, and European and US regulators have recommended against using ivermectin in COVID-19 patients, it haa been used to treat the illness in some countries, including India.

Jun 23, 2021, 10:43 AM IST

DNA Exclusive report exposes political war over indigenous COVID-19 vaccine; here's how

The government is striving hard to vaccinate maximum people to defeat coronavirus as early as it can, while the opposition appears to be determined to create confusion to foil this mega exercise. 

Jan 05, 2021, 00:59 AM IST

We will have an amazing New Year Today, After Vaccination approval?

The approval for a Covid vaccine can come soon, the country's drugs control authority has indicated.

Jan 01, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

Corona Vaccine : Pfizer Seeks India Approval For Covid Vaccine

Pfizer has sought approval from the country's drug regulator - the DCGI (Drugs Controller General of India) - for emergency use authorization of its coronavirus vaccine.

Dec 06, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

Coronavirus Update : How will people get Corona Vaccine?

Experts believe that a COVID vaccine "will be ready in the next few weeks", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. Watch the full Video.

Dec 05, 2020, 08:42 AM IST

COVID-19: Meet Adar Poonawala, the man behind Serum Institute of India developing Covishield vaccine

Adar Poonawalla joined the Serum Institute of India in 2001.

Dec 02, 2020, 11:12 AM IST

Covishield is 'safe and immunogenic', has no side effects, asserts Serum Institute of India

The vaccine candidate, Covishield, is being developed by the UK's Oxford University and US pharma giant AstraZeneca. The SII is a manufacturing partner for the vaccine.

Dec 01, 2020, 13:44 PM IST

After Pfizer and Moderna, Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can be 90% effective

Oxford-AstraZeneca, however, added that the efficacy of vaccine could be around 90 per cent under one dosing regimen.

Nov 23, 2020, 13:40 PM IST

Oxford University students vote to ban beef and lamb from campus canteens - Here's why

Students at prestigious Oxford University in the UK have voted to ban beef and lamb from campus canteens in order to fight climate change.

Nov 18, 2020, 08:28 AM IST

DCGI allows Serum Institute to conduct phase II+III trials of Oxford University vaccine COVISHIELD for COVID-19

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, the COVID-19 tests around India crossed a two-crore mark on Monday.

Aug 03, 2020, 17:53 PM IST

AstraZeneca-Oxford University coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine shows promising results after first human trial

"There is still much work to be done before we can confirm if our vaccine will help manage the COVID-19 pandemic, but these early results hold promise," vaccine developer Sarah Gilbert said.

Jul 20, 2020, 20:12 PM IST

Covid-19: Oxford University trial on corona vaccine successful

Oxford University trial on corona vaccine successful. Several coronavirus vaccines are currently in various stages of testing worldwide, including in Britain, China, the US and India.

Jul 16, 2020, 14:52 PM IST

Meet Deepak Paliwal, man who risked his life to help Oxford experts develop Covid-19 vaccine

Paliwal, didn’t feel inhibited or have second thoughts before deciding to volunteer for a human trial for coronavirus vaccine led by the Oxford University.

Jul 16, 2020, 14:42 PM IST

Oxford University to shed colonial legacy, remove statue of Cecil Rhodes

Oriel College has been under pressure for several years from the #RhodesMustFall campaign, which argues the statue glorifies racism and is an insult to black students.

Jun 18, 2020, 15:52 PM IST

Physical exercise makes you happier, leads to better mental health: Study

Another striking finding of the study is that income and wealth seem to have a lesser impact on the happiness of the individuals contrary to popular opinion. According to the study, a sedentary person has to earn an additional USD 25,000 (Rs 17,97,187.5 lakhs) on average to be as happy as a person who exercises. 

Feb 22, 2020, 14:26 PM IST

Pakistan exposed again, Oxford report says country bigger risk to peace than Syria

The report says Pakistan poses thrice the risk to humanity and world peace than war-torn Syria.

Oct 27, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

Meeting Malala Yousafzai will be a privilege: Shah Rukh Khan

The Nobel laureate, then wrote: "Still waiting! SRK." 

Oct 08, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

Malala Yousafzai trolled for wearing jeans, heels at Oxford

Women rights activist Malala Yousafzai is the latest victim of trolls. 

Oct 18, 2017, 11:34 AM IST

Oxford University student 'too clever for prison', spared jail sentence despite stabbing boyfriend

Can someone be too intelligent to be jailed?

Apparently, yes.

Sep 26, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

'Revolutionary Zero': This ancient Indian manuscript has the first known use of 'Sunya'

The origin of the concept of zero or sunya has been traced an ancient Indian Bakhshali manuscript.

Sep 14, 2017, 16:10 PM IST