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Joe Biden Inaugurated As The 46th President Of The United States

Joseph R Biden Jr has been sworn in as president of the United States and Kamala Harris has become the first female Vice President...

COVID 19 Vaccination Drive In India

The commencement of COVID vaccinations has focused attention on the modern medical miracle of immunisation. It has eradicated some diseases and is close to...

In Europe, Optimism And Reluctance As COVID Vaccines Arrive

There appears to be nearly as much skepticism of the vaccines that could eventually put an end to the coronavirus pandemic as there is...

America’s Biggest Owner Of Farmland Is Now Bill Gates

Bill Gates, the fourth richest person in the world and a self-described nerd who is known for his early programming skills rather than his...

Tokyo’s Covid Outbreak Adds To Doubts Over Hosting Olympic Games

A dramatic rise in coronavirus cases in Tokyo has reignited speculation about the Olympic Games, which are due to open in the city in just...

European Union Heads Sign Brexit Trade Deal

With a call for both sides to look forward to a new chapter in their relationship, top EU officials signed the Brexit trade deal...

By Brajendra Navnit, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to WTO

Science Has Delivered, Will The WTO Deliver?

TRIPS waiver proposal from India, South Africa and other members A proposal by India, South Africa and eight other countries calls on the World Trade...

The UK And EU Finally Strike A Brexit Trade Deal

The UK and the European Union have struck a free-trade deal after nearly a year of talks. With less than a week before the end...

Coronavirus Mutation No Reason To Panic: Virologist

The new variant of COVID-19 found in the UK may spread quickly, but that doesn't mean it's more dangerous. The newly developed vaccines will...

EU Approves BioNTech-Pfizer COVID Vaccine

Approvals from regulators and the European Commission will let countries begin coronavirus vaccinations before the end of the year. EU nations are currently grappling...

Covid: How Are European Countries Tackling The Pandemic?

Europe's response to the coronavirus pandemic varies from country to country, depending on the rates of coronavirus infection. Some have eased earlier restrictions only to...

Coronavirus: European Nations Tighten Restrictions Ahead Of Christmas

A number of European countries have tightened coronavirus restrictions ahead of Christmas following a surge of infections in recent weeks. The Netherlands has entered a...

Agriculture Marketing Reforms In India Fixing A Broken System

In September 2020, the Government of India enacted two new farm laws for agriculture, and amended the Essential Commodities Act for agri-food stuff. The...

UN Report: ‘Woefully Inadequate’ Climate Pledges Spell 3.2C Temperature Rise

A green coronavirus-induced recovery could help close the emissions gap, but it is not enough for world leaders to meet their goal of limiting...

Coronavirus: Rich Countries Hoarding COVID Vaccines, Campaigners Warn

Rich nations are stockpiling the most promising coronavirus vaccines, and people in poorer nations could miss out as a result. Campaigners are urging pharma...

Danish Parliament Blocks New North Sea Oil Extraction

Denmark will no longer increase oil extraction in the North Sea, after a majority in parliament voted against continuation of the practice. Fossil fuel activities...

Norwegian Startup Aims To Build Affordable Homes Using 100% Recycled Plastic

Norwegian startup Othalo is developing affordable and sturdy homes made entirely from recycled plastic waste to tackle Africa’s housing deficit. The company has collaborated with...

Inside Chernobyl: Elios 2 Drone Sent Into Reactor On Inspection Mission

Researchers at Chernobyl used the Elios 2 to determine that no nuclear waste was present in Reactor Five for the first time since the...

Civic Honesty Around The Globe

Rationalist approaches to economics assume that people value their own interests over the interests of strangers. Cohn et al. wanted to examine the trade-off between material...

EU Expects First COVID Vaccine Application In Coming Days

The European Medicines Agency did not name the company it expects to file the application. However, EU leaders hope a vaccine will be available...

US Pharma Firm Moderna Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Is 94.5% Effective

Moderna said that Phase 3 stage analysis suggested its coronavirus vaccine could prevent COVID-19. The news comes a week after Pfizer and German drug-maker...

US: Trump Fans Choose Parler Over Twitter

Since the social platforms Twitter and Facebook started warning users that information might be untrue, millions of President Trump's fans have flocked to Parler....

Coronavirus Vaccine: EU Seals Deal With BioNTech, Pfizer

The EU has greenlit a deal with the US and German firms to secure 300 million doses of their coronavirus vaccine for the bloc....

China Launches World’s First 6G Satellite Into Space To Test 6G Tech

China launches the world's first 6G satellite into space to test first 6G frequency band in space, 6G up to 100X faster than 5G. China...

New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern Appoints Country’s First Indigenous Female Foreign Minister

New Zealand appointed its first Indigenous female foreign minister Monday to represent what's shaping up to be one of the most diverse parliaments in...

Explained: Most Famous Missing Artworks Of The World, What Is Known About Them

From Nazis to Sicilian mafia, disparate groups have stolen art across the world, and across centuries. Believed to be missing for 60 years, late acclaimed...

Oxford Covid Vaccine Works In All Ages, Trials Suggest

Covid vaccine being trialled by Oxford University and AstraZeneca offers hope for all age groups One of the world’s leading Covid-19 experimental vaccines produces an...

Australia World’s Best Golf Destination

It’s official: Australia is the best place on the planet to play golf. The host nation of the 2019 Presidents Cup and 2018 World Cup...

Coca-Cola’s First Paper Bottle Prototye

Coca-Cola is working to create a bottle made 100% from paper – an innovative packaging technology that may help achieve a World Without Waste. Imagine...

Israel Says UAE Visit ‘Making History’ – Palestinians Call It ‘Shameful’

In an historic first visit by a Gulf Arab nation, a United Arab Emirates delegation arrived in Israel on Tuesday to cement the normalisation...

Coronavirus Digest: Europe Tightens Restrictions To Control Spread Of COVID-19

The Netherlands is going into a partial lockdown for at least four weeks. Meanwhile, Italy has imposed new restrictions on public gatherings, restaurants, sports...

Is Roger Federer Allowed To Play Under Different Rules?

Roger Federer has been dragged into the dramatic saga, after world No 1 Novak Djokovic was booted out of the Grand Slam in dramatic...

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The Serbian Government Adopted A Set Of Decrees In The Field Of The Economy For 2021

The Serbian government adopted a set of decrees in the field of the economy for 2021, which encourage regional...

TRAG Foundation Announces Fourteenth Competition Of The Virtus Award For Philanthropy

Trag Foundation has announced the launch of the competition for the 14th Annual VIRTUS Award for Philanthropy. This competition...

Novak Djokovic’s Open Letter After Facing Criticism For Quarantine Demands in Australia

World No 1 Novak Djokovic published an open letter to the Australian public on Twitter on Wednesday in which...

Joe Biden Inaugurated As The 46th President Of The United States

Joseph R Biden Jr has been sworn in as president of the United States and Kamala Harris has become...

COVID 19 Vaccination Drive In India

The commencement of COVID vaccinations has focused attention on the modern medical miracle of immunisation. It has eradicated some...