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On Camera

Workers unloading boxes of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow Sunday | Photo: ANI

Covid vaccine patents can be waived without hurting firms like Bharat Biotech. Here’s how

It is time countries acted with a humanitarian approach at WTO and relaxed IPR provisions for Covid-19 vaccines. And it can be done without disincentivising R&D efforts.
File image of BSE building at Dalal Street, Mumbai | Commons

Why India’s stock market hasn’t tanked like last year despite fierce second wave of Covid

The surprisingly muted stock market reaction to India’s virus disaster can also be seen in net outflows of foreign investors — $1.5 bn in April versus $8.4 bn last March.

Defence

A file photo of the Army Base Hospital in New Delhi. | Photo: ANI

Delhi’s Base Hospital chief transferred, move surprises many, Army calls it routine

Army terms the transfer of Base Hospital Commandant Major General Vasu Vardhan as a routine posting carried out as part of a larger HR management plan.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

Modi govt is in denial & India is back to being a flailing state

Modi government didn’t strengthen the foundations of basic governance in the last 7 years. Now, the PM has retreated and ministers are failing, adding to the Covid disaster.