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Welfare of India critically important to US, COVID-19 surge heartbreaking, says VP Kamala Harris-India News , Justnewsday

Welfare of India critically important to US, COVID-19 surge heartbreaking, says VP Kamala Harris-India News , Justnewsday The Biden-Harris Administration has announced $100 million assistance to India to deal with the pandemic. In about a week’s time, as many as six planeloads of COVID-19 assistance have landed in India File image of Kamala Harris. Reuters… Read More »

Dubai’s luxury real estate market sees unprecedented surge in sales as the world’s rich flee pandemic, find new homes-World News , Justnewsday

Dubai’s luxury real estate market sees unprecedented surge in sales as the world’s rich flee pandemic, find new homes-World News , Justnewsday As vaccines roll out unevenly worldwide and waves of infections force countries to extend restrictions, foreign buyers flush with cash have flooded Dubai’s high-end property market, one of the few places in the… Read More »

More nations support easing patent rules on COVID-19 vaccines; IP waiver not a solution, insists Big Pharma-World News , Justnewsday

More nations support easing patent rules on COVID-19 vaccines; IP waiver not a solution, insists Big Pharma-World News , Justnewsday The vaccine manufacturing industry said that reducing bottlenecks in supply chains and a scarcity of ingredients that go into vaccines are more pressing issues than waiving patents Geneva: France joined the United States on Thursday… Read More »

Russia approves single-dose ‘Sputnik Light’ vaccine; COVID-19 jab shows 79.4% efficacy-Health News , Justnewsday

Russia approves single-dose ‘Sputnik Light’ vaccine; COVID-19 jab shows 79.4% efficacy-Health News , Justnewsday The Russian vaccine has been approved for use in over 60 countries, but the European Medicines Agency and the US Food and Drug Administration have not okayed it yet File image of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. AP Moscow: Health officials in… Read More »

China halts economic dialogue with Australia in retaliation over BRI, slams Canberra’s ‘Cold War mentality’-World News , Justnewsday

China halts economic dialogue with Australia in retaliation over BRI, slams Canberra’s ‘Cold War mentality’-World News , Justnewsday Citing ‘national interest’, Australia cancelled two deals last month by the state of Victoria with Beijing’s multibillion-dollar initiative Representational image. News18 Beijing: China on Thursday suspended an economic dialogue with Australia, stepping up a pressure campaign that… Read More »

Ruckus created by Belgian farmer moving a stone towards France highlights fragility, complexity of borders-World News , Justnewsday

Ruckus created by Belgian farmer moving a stone towards France highlights fragility, complexity of borders-World News , Justnewsday The precise location of boundaries was usually part of local knowledge, kept and maintained by members of the community. Representational image. Wikimedia Commons Imogen Wegman, University of Tasmania This week, a farmer in the Belgian town of… Read More »