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Nursing unions blame EU, 4 countries for Covid deaths

More than 45 per cent of the world’s population still has not received even one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

published on : 30th November 2021

World Trade Organization​ postpones ministerial meet in Geneva for indefinite period due to COVID

The announcement of travel restrictions and quarantine requirements in Switzerland and many other European countries led to the General Council Chair Ambassador.

published on : 27th November 2021

Linking of WTO reforms by developed countries with S&DT unfair: Piyush Goyal

Goyal said that discussions can happen on the issue about which country should be considered developing and which should be developed and 'I think the world should be open to discuss that'.

published on : 18th November 2021

Pochampally listed among Best Tourism Villages in the world

Pochampally is referred to as the Silk City of India for the exquisite saris that are woven in a unique style called Pochampally Ikat, which received a Geographical Indicator (GI Status) in 2004.

published on : 17th November 2021

Revised draft on WTO's fisheries subsidies still 'unbalanced': Sources

India has time and again emphasised that it is keen to finalise an agreement on fisheries subsidies in the WTO as irrational benefits and overfishing by many countries are hurting domestic fishermen.

published on : 8th November 2021

WTO estimates global merchandise trade volume growth at 10.8 per cent in 2021

'The WTO is now predicting global merchandise trade volume growth of 10.8 per cent in 2021up from 8 per cent forecasted in March followed by a 4.7 per cent rise in 2022,' it said.

published on : 5th October 2021

India pitches for early outcome of TRIPS waiver for Covid vaccination, diagnotics

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal also stressed on finding a permanent, adequate and equitable solution to the public stock holding programmes for food security purposes.

published on : 4th September 2021

Hugh Jackman's 'Reminiscence' to release on August 27 in select Indian cities

"Reminiscence," also featuring Rebecca Ferguson and Thandiwe Newton, revolves around an investigator, who navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories.

published on : 16th August 2021

Decision on TRIPS waiver proposal absolutely crucial in these trying times: India

TRIPS is a multilateral agreement on intellectual property (IP) rights such as copyright, industrial designs, patents and protection of undisclosed information or trade secrets.

published on : 4th August 2021

'Grease' prequel 'Rise of The Pink Ladies' greenlit at Paramount Plus 

"Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies" is set four years before the original "Grease", which featured John Travolta as Danny Zuko, a rough-and-tumble greaser, and Olivia Newton-John as Sandy Olsson.

published on : 17th July 2021

Irrational subsidies, overfishing by many countries hurting Indian fishermen: Minister Piyush Goyal 

Unlike rich nations which provide billions of dollars of subsidies to their fishermen, India's subsidy amounts to only about Rs 770 crore.

published on : 15th July 2021

Australia takes China to World Trade Organization over wine duties

China in November slapped tariffs of up to 218 percent on Australian wines, which it said were being "dumped" into the Chinese market at subsidised prices.

published on : 19th June 2021

Australia says WTO should punish Chinese economic coercion

The Australian government announced in December it would ask the WTO to intervene in its dispute with China over barley and expects other nations to become involved in the case.

published on : 9th June 2021

WTO panel considers easing protections on COVID-19 vaccines

On the table for a two-day meeting of a WTO panel opening Tuesday is a revised proposal presented by India and South Africa for a temporary IP waiver on coronavirus vaccines.

published on : 8th June 2021

WTO members should start text-based talks on patent waiver proposal: India

A proposal was submitted by 62 co-sponsors -- including India, South Africa, and Indonesia -- seeking patent waivers to manufacture COVID-19-related medical products.

published on : 1st June 2021
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