HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

UK becomes the first country to roll out the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

BRITAIN began vaccinating its population with the Covid-19 shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca on Monday(4), touting a scientific “triumph” that puts it...

India’s Hetero to produce 100m doses of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

INDIAN drug firm Hetero will produce 100 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine per year, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)...

Charities praise Rashford drive to help feed hungry children

FOOTBALL star Marcus Rashford has been praised for his work to tackle childhood hunger in the UK by forming a partnership with a leading...

Holder, Dawood sue the ECB for alleged ‘racial discrimination’

TWO former umpires from a BAME background have sued the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for alleged racial discrimination and sought damages. Prominent black...

Small businesses to benefit as Walmart plans to triple exports from India by 2027

WALMART on Thursday(10) said it will triple its exports of goods from India to $10 billion each year by 2027. The expansion in sourcing will...

Former India captain Ganguly recovering after heart attack

Indian cricket chief Sourav Ganguly was under observation in hospital on Sunday (3) after a successful heart operation, doctors said, as well wishes including...

India approves AstraZeneca and local Covid vaccines; roll out to start in a week

INDIA’s drugs regulator approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other by local company Bharat...

Apple puts supplier Wistron on notice after Indian factory violence

Apple Inc has placed supplier Wistron Corp on probation, saying on Saturday it would not award the Taiwanese contract manufacturer new business until it...

India approves country’s first Covid vaccine

INDIA’s drug regulator on Friday(1) approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, two sources said. The decision clears the...

Preparations in full-swing as Cyclone Burevi nears Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA evacuated 75,000 people from homes on the east coast, where tropical cyclone Burevi, packing winds of 80 kph to 90 kph (50...