New York [US], September 23 (ANI): Russia is ready to offer its 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine free of charge for voluntary vaccination of the staff of United Nations (UN) and its offices and the country will soon hold a virtual conference for those nations keen in cooperation in the development of anti-coronavirus vaccines, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.
New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Access to protection should not be a factor of the ability to pay and there is a need to ensure that access to COVID-19 diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines is fair and equitable, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday.
New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI/PRNewswire): A coalition of 40 leaders from global energy producers, energy-intensive industries, financial institutions and environmental advocates - including ArcelorMittal, Bank of America, BP, Development Research Center of the State Council of China, EBRD, HSBC, Iberdrola, Orsted, Shell, Sinopec Capital, Tata Group, Volvo and the World Resources Institute among others - argues in this report that the world can and must achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century and that 'zero must mean zero' with no permanent reliance on negative emissions to balance continued energy and industrial emissions. It also lays out steps needed in the next decade to achieve that objective.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 15 (ANI): India ranks at the 54th spot among 56 countries and territories tracked by leading international property consultancy Knight Frank in terms of appreciation in residential real estate prices with a decline of 1.9 per cent year-on-year in home prices.
New York [US], September 12 (ANI/Sputnik): The UN General Assembly said in a new resolution the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic represents one of the greatest challenges since the establishment of the United Nations.
New Delhi [India], September 12 (ANI): Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign is aimed at building on India's skills and technology and contributing to the global economy by building its own strength, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
Moscow [Russia], September 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held a phone conversation about preparations for the G20 summit, the implementation of the OPEC+ oil production cuts deal, and the joint production of the Russian vaccine against COVID-19, the Kremlin said on Monday.