May 06, 2021 01:07 PM IST
While it has come more than seven months after India and other nations floated a proposal at the WTO wanting to ensure global vaccine availability, the US support is a major step towards arriving at a global consensus on the hard fought issue. Crucially, will vaccine majors relent and give up and their intellectual property rights to ensure everyone gets a jab sooner than later?
- May 06, 2021 10:08 AM IST
Tesla is making electric Model 3 sedans and Model Y sport-utility vehicles at its Shanghai factory. It aims to launch the data platform this year, it said in a statement.
- May 06, 2021 08:03 AM IST
Blue Origin also said it will offer one seat on the first flight to the winning bidder of a five-week online auction, the proceeds of which will be donated to the space firm's foundation.
- May 06, 2021 07:46 AM IST
However, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency is down 12.4% from the year's high of $64,895.22 on April 14.
- May 06, 2021 07:36 AM IST
Biden voiced his support for a waiver - a sharp reversal of the previous U.S. position - in remarks to reporters, followed swiftly by a statement from his top trade negotiator, Katherine Tai, who backed negotiations at the World Trade Organization.
- May 06, 2021 07:16 AM IST
Coronavirus India News Highlights: Passengers entering West Bengal via long-distance trains, inter-state buses must carry RT-PCR negative report, says CM Mamata Banerjee.
- May 05, 2021 08:39 PM IST
The project will involve a global collaboration of countries and partners worldwide.
- May 05, 2021 06:59 PM IST
The board, whose decisions are binding on the leading social network, said Trump "created an environment where a serious risk of violence was possible" with his comments regarding the January 6 rampage by his supporters at the US Capitol.
- May 05, 2021 06:34 PM IST
To help India battle COVID-19, foreign aid is pouring in. As the second wave of the pandemic continues to extract a hefty toll and there is a crippling shortage of medical supplies, we track the assistance from the world over, and what more is expected.
- May 05, 2021 04:42 PM IST
In March and April, the company — a subsidiary of Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited in India — shipped about 6,000 oxygen cylinders and in May the number is likely to go up to 7,000.
- May 05, 2021 04:09 PM IST
Jaishankar, who is in the UK on a four-day visit to participate in the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers Meeting as a guest minister, admitted that India's health system stands exposed but that there is a focussed plan to ramp up the vaccination programme and address the country's needs beyond the immediacy of the pandemic.
- May 05, 2021 04:08 PM IST
Trump was banned from most social media websites including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat after the storming of Capitol Hill on January 6, this year.
- May 05, 2021 03:09 PM IST
China is erecting factories for electric cars almost as fast as the rest of the world combined.
- May 05, 2021 02:58 PM IST
Jaishankar arrived in London on Monday for a four-day visit at the invitation of UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to join the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers Meeting as one of the guest ministers.
- May 05, 2021 12:50 PM IST
In an interview Wednesday on the Coast radio breakfast show, Ardern said she and Clarke Gayford have finally set a date for their wedding after announcing they were engaged two years ago.
- May 05, 2021 12:04 PM IST
Just a few days after announcing plans to set up a dedicated EV design centre in Bengaluru, Ola Electric is back in the spotlight again for appointing former JLR Design Director, Wayne Burgess, as its VP of Design. Find out more about this high profile car designer.
- May 05, 2021 09:20 AM IST
The initial comments made by Yellen, a former Federal Reserve chair, deepened a sell-off in tech stocks and pushed longer-dated Treasury yields higher.
- May 05, 2021 08:21 AM IST
Demand for vaccines has dropped off markedly nationwide, with some states leaving more than half their available doses unordered.
- May 05, 2021 07:20 AM IST
Coronavirus India News Highlights: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 15.71 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.
- May 04, 2021 10:29 PM IST
Bill and Melinda Gates have called it quits after 27 years of marriage. The Microsoft co-founder, 65, announced the news in a joint statement on Twitter. The statement also mentions that they will continue to work together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
- May 04, 2021 09:16 PM IST
Born in 1994, Vitalik Buterin is a Russian-Canadian programmer and author who founded Ethereum in 2014.
- May 04, 2021 07:51 PM IST
India has agreed to remove barriers to trade, a key British complaint, and has said that a balanced and beneficial market access package will be created. The proposed FTA is a key part of the Enhanced Trade Partnership launched by both nations to galvanise business ties and investment flows.
- May 04, 2021 07:26 PM IST
Fed chief’s remarks came ahead of an upcoming Fed report on how the health crisis affected various sections of US population
- May 04, 2021 07:25 PM IST
The new indexes, S&P Bitcoin Index, S&P Ethereum Index and S&P Crypto Mega Cap Index, will measure the performance of digital assets tied to them.
- May 04, 2021 06:12 PM IST
The IRS believed the estate had underpaid its tax obligation by just under $500 million and that it could owe an additional $200 million in penalties.