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Russia registers its fourth Covid-19 vaccine

Moscow, May 7 (IANS) The single-dose Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik Light has received authorisation for use in Russia, the Russian Health Ministry with the jab's developer and sponsor announced on Thursday. Data collected from 28 days after the injection showed that...

Erdogan, Putin discuss delivery of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines

Ankara, May 6 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the delivery of Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines during a phone call, the Ankara government announced. During the call on Wednesday, Erdogan stated that...

Russia begins production of world’s first Covid vax for animals

Msocow, May 1 (IANS) Russia's agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor announced on Friday that it had started mass production of the world's first Covid-19 vaccine for animals Carnivac-Cov. The first batch of 17,000 doses has been produced at Rosselkhoznadzor's subordinate institution, the...

RDIF sets target of 50m doses a month for Sputnik in India

New Delhi/Moscow, April 13 (IANS) More than 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine will be produced in India in a month over the summer in partnership with five Indian companies, Kirill Dmitriev, the CEO of Russian Direct Investment...

India permits use of Sputnik-V vax in emergency situations

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) After Covishield and Covaxin, India on Tuesday granted permission to inject the third Covid-19 vaccine 'Gam-COVID-Vac' combined vector vaccine, popularly called Sputnik-V, in emergency situations. The Drugs Controller General India (DCGI) gave its nod for...

India committed to ASEAN centrality: Jaishankar to Russia

New Delhi, Apr 6 (IANS): India and Russia are exploring connectivity through the north-south international transport corridor and eastern maritime corridor. Concluding his talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday, India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said that the...

India to gain as Germany gives green signal to Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

By SPS Pannu: Germanys willingness to go ahead with Russias Sputnik V vaccine comes as a major step forward in the worlds war against the deadly coronavirus that jumped species to inflict death and suffering on humankind. At a...

Russia opposes EU politicisation of human rights

Moscow, March 27 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry said that it strongly opposes the European Union's (EU) politicization of human rights. "The EU continues to pursue a policy of illegal, unilateral sanctions, which contradicts international law," Xinhua news agency quoted...

RDIF, Stelis Biopharma join hands to supply 200M Sputnik V vax doses

Moscow, March 19 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Indian pharmaceutical firm Stelis Biopharma on Friday announced its partnership to produce and supply a minimum of 200 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19. The...

Putin invites Biden to online discussions

Moscow, March 19 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he would like to invite his US counterpart Joe Biden to an online meeting to continue their discussions of bilateral ties. Putin told a local TV program that...

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IISc developing oxygen concentrator, vaccine for Covid patients

Bengaluru, May 13 (IANS) The premier Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is developing a low-cost oxygen concentrator and...