New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Welcoming the US support for global waiver on patent protection for COVID-19 vaccines, India on Thursday said it is hopeful that the waiver can be approved quickly at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) with a consensus-based approach.
New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): Bollywood star Anupam Kher won the Best Actor award at the New York City International Film Festival for the short film titled 'Happy Birthday'. The film also bagged the Best Short Film award at the prestigious film festival.
Washington [US], May 6 (ANI): English singer and fashion designer Victoria Beckham in a recent conversation revealed that Beyonce once told her British pop stars (Spice Girls) "inspired" her to go after her dreams.
New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): More than 20 lakh mini-kits of seeds are proposed to be distributed amounting to Rs 82.01 crores to attain self-sufficiency in the production of pulses, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare informed on Thursday.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 6 (ANI/Xinhua): Bangladesh reported 1,822 new COVID-19 cases and 41 new deaths on Thursday, bringing the tally to 769,160 and death toll to 11,796, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 6 (ANI): Amid the surge of COVID-19 cases, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday wrote to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman urging the exemption of Goods and Service Taxes (GST) on the purchase of COVID-19 vaccine.