World  /  Published 15.05.20

Vaccine ‘good news’

A closely watched coronavirus vaccine being developed by scientists at Oxford University appeared protective in a small study of six monkeys and led to the start of human trials late last month, US an...
By Reuters in London

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.20

Beyond exhausted binaries

The idea of truth is elusive and contested. Attempts to seek truth take divergent paths and lead to different understandings. Philosophers, scientists, kings, priests, politicians and ordinary people ...
By Nirupam Hazra in

World  /  Published 22.04.20

Vaccine trials to begin today

By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 17.04.20

Give it words

No man is an island, said the poet, all are part of the mainland. So when the bell tolls, it tolls for all — each death diminishes all of humankind. In an ironic reversal of this unforgettable image...
By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 08.04.20

Book plan to beat lockdown blues

Oxford Bookstore on Park Street and city-based publishing house Seagull Books have lined up a range of activities to keep readers engaged during the lockdown.Oxford Bookstore has launched various acti...
By A staff reporter in Calcutta

World  /  Published 30.03.20

Lockdowns winning all over the globe

The “herd immunity” strategy loses appeal as Covid-19 cases surge.“My mother’s not expendable, your mother’s not expendable, our brothers and sisters aren’t expendable,” New York governo...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

World  /  Published 10.03.20

More money for virus vaccine hunt

The CEPI global epidemic response coalition said on Tuesday it will put a further $4.4 million into deals with the biotech firm Novavax and Britain’s University of Oxford to rapidly develop potentia...
By Reuters in London

Opinion  /  Published 08.02.20

Light up the path

History moves in mysterious ways. Its signposts are unexpected, even insignificant, and its perspective different from that offered by the power dynamics of the time. The Oxford University Press’s c...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.01.20

'Samvidhaan' is Oxford's Hindi word of 2019

Oxford University Press (OUP) on Tuesday named Samvidhaan' (Constitution) the Oxford Hindi Word of 2019, saying it received widespread attention in the year which was witness to the spirit of the Indi...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.12.19

Oxford professor on list of honours

A Bengali professor at Oxford has been honoured with an MBE — Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire — in the New Year’s Honours List.The citation says: “Professor Aditi Lahi...
By Amit Roy in London


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