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US, Russia, China Poke Each Other At UN Security Council

Antony Blinken stressed the need for countries to uphold international commitments (File)New York: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken took a veiled swipe at Russia and China on Friday during a U.N. Security Council meeting chaired by his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, warning that the actions of some big powers portrays impunity to others.The meeting on multilateralism, convened by China as council president for May, comes amid a U.N. battle for influence between the world's two biggest economies as President Joe Biden seeks to reassert traditional U.S. leadership - reversing former President Donald Trump's favored unilateral approach - in the face of a more assertive Beijing.Blinken stressed the need for countries to uphold international commitments, focus on human rights and respect...
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Pfizer, BioNTech Seeks Full US Approval For Covid Vaccine

The companies are now seeking a "Biologics License Application" for permanent regulatory approval (File)New York: Pfizer and BioNTech said Friday they were launching an application requesting full US regulatory approval for their game-changing Covid-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years and older.The two pharma companies plan to submit data in support of the application "on a rolling basis over the coming weeks" to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), they said in a press release.The FDA approved the vaccine in December for emergency use, a designation permitted during public health emergencies. Since then, more than 170 million doses of the vaccine have been delivered in the United States.The companies are now seeking a "Biologics License Application" for permanent regulatory approval...
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रिकॉर्ड स्तर पर क्राउडफंडिंग: अमेरिका-ऑस्ट्रेलिया में रह रहे भारतीयों ने भारत भेजने के लिए 50 हजार से ज्यादा ऑक्सीजन कन्सन्ट्रेटर के ऑर्डर दिए

Hindi NewsInternationalIndians Living In US Australia Placed Orders For More Than 50 Thousand Oxygen Concentrators To Be Sent To India.Ads से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐप7 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकअमेरिका-ऑस्ट्रेलिया में रह रहे भारतीय अपने परिजन व देश के लोगों को ऑक्सीजन कन्सन्ट्रेटर भेज रहे हैंवॉशिंगटन से भास्कर के लिए रोहित शर्मा और ऑस्ट्रेलिया से अमित चौधरीभारत में ऑक्सीजन की भारी किल्लत के बाद अमेरिका और ऑस्ट्रेलिया के एनआरआई आगे आए हैं। इस वजह से इन दोनों देशों में ऑक्सीजन कन्सन्ट्रेटर की बिक्री में रिकॉर्ड इजाफा हुआ है। अमेरिकी कंपनी निडेक ने बताया कि वे भारत के 8 शहरों में मेडिकल उपकरण की सप्लाई करते हैं। बीते 12 दिन में उन्होंने 8 हजार ऑक्सीजन कन्सन्ट्रेटर भेजे हैं। अगले दो महीने के लिए 14 हजार ऑर्डर आ चुके हैं।इसके अलावा ऑक्सीजन सिलेंडर बनाने वाली तीन ...
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भास्कर एक्सप्लेनर: बच्चों के लिए दुनिया की पहली कोरोना वैक्सीन कनाडा में मंजूर, अमेरिका में फैसला अगले हफ्ते

Ads से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐप6 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकफाइजर की वैक्सीन बच्चों पर 100% प्रभावी।जानिए, बच्चों के लिए कोरोना की वैक्सीन को लेकर दुनिया में क्या चल रहा हैकनाडा ने 12-15 साल तक के बच्चों के लिए फाइजर की वैक्सीन को मंजूरी दे दी है। बच्चों के लिए मंजूरी पाने वाली यह दुनिया की पहली कोरोना वैक्सीन है। इससे पहले यह वैक्सीन 16 से ज्यादा उम्र वालों को लगाई जा रही थी। अमेरिका में भी इसे जल्द मंजूरी मिलने की उम्मीद है। ऐसे में जानिए, कि बच्चों की वैक्सीन पर दुनिया में क्या हो रहा है-कनाडा में फाइजर की वैक्सीन को मंजूरी मिली है, अब आगे क्या होगा?कनाडा में यह वैक्सीन 12-15 साल तक के बच्चों को लगाई जाएगी। इससे पहले कंपनी ने अमेरिका में इसकी इजाजत मांगी थी। अगले हफ्ते यूएसएफडीए की बैठक में इस पर फैसला होना है। मंजूरी के बाद सीडीसी की बैठक में तय होगा कि व...
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हर टीके पर सबका हक: वैक्सीन से जुड़े पेटेंट सस्पेंड करने के भारतीय प्रस्ताव पर अमेरिका तैयार

Ads से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपवॉशिंगटन/नई दिल्ली16 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकवैक्सीन निर्माता कंपनियों ने किया यूएस के फैसले का विरोध, कहा-सस्ते टीकों की नहीं जाली टीकों के निर्माण की राह खुलेगी।यूरोपीय संघ भी विचार करेगा, डब्ल्यूटीओ में सहमति बनी तो सभी देशों को मॉडर्ना और फाइजर जैसे टीके भी कम दाम पर मिल पाएंगेदुनिया के हर देश तक वैक्सीन पहुंचाने की दिशा में गुरुवार को एक बड़ा कदम अमेरिका ने उठाया है। कोरोना वैक्सीन के डेवलपमेंट व निर्माण से जुड़े सभी पेटेंट्स को फिलहाल सस्पेंड करने के भारत व दक्षिण अफ्रीका के प्रस्ताव पर अमेरिका ने सहमति दे दी है। विश्व व्यापार संगठन (डब्ल्यूटीओ) में यह प्रस्ताव भारत और दक्षिण अफ्रीका ने पिछले साल रखा था।अमेरिकी सरकार की इस घोषणा के बाद यूरोपीय संघ (ईयू) ने भी कहा है कि वह प्रस्ताव पर विचार करेगा। यदि डब्ल्यूटीओ में यह प्र...
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No Plan To Shoot Down Out-Of-Control Chinese Rocket: US Defence Chief

"We're hopeful that it will land in a place where it won't harm anyone," Lloyd Austin said (File)Washington: The US military has no plans to shoot down an out -of-control Chinese rocket now hurtling towards Earth, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday."We have the capability to do a lot of things, but we don't have a plan to shoot it down as we speak," Austin told journalists.Pentagon experts expect the body of the Long March 5B rocket, which fell out of orbit after separating from Beijing's space station, to fall to the surface some time around Saturday or Sunday.But exactly when and where it will land is still difficult to predict."We're hopeful that it will land in a place where it won't harm anyone. Hopefully in the ocean, or someplace like that," Austin said.He suggested tha...
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US Defence Chief Underscores America’s Commitment To Support India

US has already delivered tons of health supplies to India in the past few days, Lloyd Austin said (File)Washington: The US is doing everything to support India's frontline healthcare workers during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has said.He said the US has already delivered tons of health supplies to India in the past few days."I should say just a word about the crisis facing our friends in India. We're moving urgently to support India's front-line healthcare workers. And three U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxies and a C-17 Globemaster 3 has already delivered many tons of critical supplies," Austin told reporters at a Pentagon news conference on Thursday.Earlier in the day, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr Colin H Kahl spoke with India...
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Biden Says US Must Invest Because China “Eating Our Lunch”

Republicans object to Biden's call for funding infrastructure by raising the corporate tax rate (File)Lake Charles: President Joe Biden warned Thursday that Congress needs to adopt his multi-trillion dollar spending plans to renew the US economy because China is "eating our lunch."Speaking in deep-Republican Louisiana, Biden pitched his $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal as a way to secure US preeminence on the global stage as much as fixing dangerous bridges and roads.The plan is popular among Democrats but Republicans in Congress either oppose what they see as an uncontrolled spending spree or are proposing something far more modest.Biden argued that his plan, which would fund traditional infrastructure like road transport, but also pour money into things like broadband internet an...
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Nuclear Deal Possible In Weeks If Iran Takes Political Decision: US

2015 nuclear deal possible in weeks if Iran takes political decision, said US official (Representational)Washington: There could be an understanding within weeks on how Washington and Tehran might resume compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but that depends on Iran making the political decision to do so, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thursday."Is it possible that we'll see a mutual return to compliance in the next few weeks, or an understanding of a mutual compliance? It's possible yes. Is it likely? Only time will tell, because as I said this is ultimately a matter of a political decision that needs to be made in Iran," the official told reporters in a telephone briefing.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)...
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“Are You Like This Dog?” US Embassy’s Student Visa Post Angers Chinese

A general view shows the buildings of the US Embassy in Beijing, China.Beijing: The resumption of student visa applications at U.S. missions in China got off to an acrimonious start this week when netizens took exception to an American embassy social media post they interpreted as likening Chinese students to dogs.Former U.S. President Donald Trump, whose time in office was marked by tense relations in Beijing, had in January last year barred nearly all non-U.S. citizens who were in China from entering the United States after the coronavirus outbreak.On the Twitter-like Weibo service on Wednesday, the visa section of the U.S. embassy in China asked students what they were waiting for after the Biden administration eased restrictions."Spring has come and the flowers are in bloom. Are you...