The TRIPS Agreement focused on the IPRs that restricted access and Covid vaccine supplies. India must shout a defiant ‘no’ against a sloppy US draft.
US & China have backed the revised proposal by India and SA, but EU, Australia, Japan & others continue to oppose it and plan to prevent any formal negotiations on the matter.
Instead of trying to obtain an IP waiver, the govt must enable vaccine manufacturers to expand production & reduce inefficiencies in procurement & distribution.
Modi announced India’s plan to eliminate TB by 2025 four months ago, but American intervention has put spanner in the works.
I drove the automatic variant and it felt a bit languid on the open road. Prices start from Rs 8 lakh and go up to Rs 14 lakh for the automatic dual-tone variant.
The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.
Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.
What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.