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Meet the first Kashmiri to be awarded the Kofi Annan scholarship and the Oxford-Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholarship

Mirza Bég is a lawyer from Kashmir, who is currently pursuing his master's in Public Policy from Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government

Published on 13th January 2021
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EU regulator gets a request to approve the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine

The drugs agency for the 27-nation EU has already approved two other coronavirus vaccines, one made by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany's BioNTech and another by Moderna

Published on 12th January 2021
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Delhi Govt to organise international conference on the school education system in post-COVID era

The conference will reflect on Delhi's education reforms, learn from global best practices and explore the possibilities of collaboration with other stakeholders as a way forward

Published on 7th January 2021
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UK begins Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine rollout with dialysis patient 

Delivery of the Pfizer jab, the first vaccine to be approved, is therefore also now able to be accelerated

Published on 4th January 2021
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How Oxford University Press' proactive measures to stay relevant came to its aid during the pandemic  

OUP has seen several landmark events, often disruptions of varying nature, as also changes in learner preferences over time, said India's OUP Managing Director

Published on 28th December 2020
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Studies find having COVID-19 may protect against reinfection

The results bode well for vaccines, which provoke the immune system to make antibodies — substances that attach to a virus and help it be eliminated

Published on 24th December 2020
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India reports 24,000 new COVID-19 cases, 333 deaths

A total of 96,06,111 people have recovered till now, while 25,709 recovered in the last 24 hours. Currently, there are 3,03,639 active cases. The recovery rate stands at 95.53 per cent 

Published on 21st December 2020
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AIIMS seeks list of students for COVID vaccine administration

It will be offered to one crore healthcare workers, along with two crore frontline and essential workers and 27 crores elderly, mostly above the age of 50 years with comorbidities

Published on 19th December 2020
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India's COVID tally 99,79,447 with 22,890 new cases

As of the ministry's data on Friday, there are 3,13,831 active cases. The recovery rate stands at 95.40 per cent, and the fatality rate is 1.45 as per cent

Published on 18th December 2020
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With over 29,000 new cases, India's COVID-19 tally rises to 97.96 lakh

The recovery rate stands at 94.84 per cent, and the fatality rate is 1.45 as per cent. On Thursday, 9,22,959 tests were conducted, taking the tally of total tests conducted to 15,07,59,726

Published on 11th December 2020
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Serum Institute applies for emergency use authorisation for COVID-19 vaccine

Last week, Pfizer India said it has applied to India's drug regulator DCGI for emergency-use authorisation for its COVID-19 vaccine

Published on 7th December 2020
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UoH profs win Bhasha Bharathi Award for translating Kannada classic to English 

Gulvadi Venkata Rao’s Indira Bai (1899) is regarded as the first independent social novel in Kannada. The professors have translated the book

Published on 3rd December 2020
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Maharashta CM and Governor not to accompany PM during his visit to SII in Pune

The PM began his three-city visit on Saturday to review coronavirus vaccine development work by going to pharma major Zydus Cadila's manufacturing facility near Ahmedabad in the morning

Published on 28th November 2020
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UK's Oxford vaccine Phase-2 trial indicates strong results in older adults, says Lancet study

The Oxford Covid-19 vaccine has collaborated with Indian drug maker--Serum Institute of India (SII) for which phase 2 clinical trials are being conducted in India also

Published on 19th November 2020
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India has initiated an integrated response against COVID-19 pandemic: Harsh Vardhan 

Speaking at the 8th BRICS STI Ministerial Meeting held on Friday, Vardhan said India is also hosting clinical trials for all the major vaccines, and about 20 vaccines are in different stages

Published on 14th November 2020

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