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EU’s non-inclusion of Covishield for travel Green Pass discriminatory

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EU’s non-inclusion of Covishield while recognising the same AstraZeneca vaccine with another brand name for its travel Green Pass is discriminatory. India should take this up forcefully and back the push by SII’s Adar Poonawalla to reverse this. Vaccine nationalism or brand discrimination has no place in this Covid battle.

Jammu attack must not lead to ban on drones. Challenge is to balance its benefit and the threat

The drone terrorist attack on the Jammu Air Force Station has made a much-feared new threat a reality. Security and regulatory agencies must come together and formulate a strategy to counter this. Drones have many benefits too. The challenge will be to balance them and not get knee-jerked into bans.

India should fulfil its promise to Bhutan, send emergency doses as strategic exception

Bhutan is desperately short of second dose vaccines for its seven lakh people. India should swiftly send emergency doses as a strategic exception. It is just 10 per cent of a good day’s vaccination in India. But it fulfils a promise to Thimphu to provide second doses within eight weeks.

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