DHCBA Writes to CJI Opposing SCBA’s Proposal for Elevating SC Lawyers as HC Judges

'Just Because You're the Govt...' SC Pulls Up Centre on Differential Pricing of Covid Vaccine

The Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHCBA) Friday wrote to Chief Justice of India N V Ramana against the Supreme Court Bar Association’s proposal to consider apex court lawyers for elevation as high court judges, saying the practice would be unfair, arbitrary and discriminatory and create resentment among lawyers practicing in high courts. The DHCBA’s … Read more

WTO to Intensify Talks on India, South Africa’s Proposal for Easing Global Access to Covid-19 Vaccines

WTO to Intensify Talks on India, South Africa's Proposal for Easing Global Access to Covid-19 Vaccines

World Trade Organization member nations agreed Wednesday to intensify talks geared at improving access to COVID-19 products, as developing nations push for a proposal to ease patents and other intellectual property protections for coronavirus vaccines and some wealthier countries remain stiffly opposed. A WTO panel focusing on intellectual property, which includes patents on technological know-how … Read more

India Mulling Probe Into Origin Of Covid-19, Proposal At An Early Stage

India Mulling Probe Into Origin Of Covid-19, Proposal At An Early Stage

India is contemplating a criminal investigation into the origins of the Sars-Cov-2 virus that causes Covid-19, top sources have told CNN-News18, a revelation that comes in the backdrop of a growing clamour in the West for a probe into the roots of a pandemic that has killed over 3.7 million people across the world. Sources … Read more

Reliance submits proposal for potential Covid drug – Times of India

Reliance submits proposal for potential Covid drug - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Reliance Industries Ltd‘s R&D arm has proposed the use of Niclosamide – the drug used to treat tapeworm infestation – for treating Covid-19 patients. Niclosamide, a drug on the World Health Organisation’s list of essential medicines, has been used to treat tapeworm infestation for more than 50 years. The oral antiviral drug was … Read more

BRICS Supports Proposal by India, S Africa to Temporarily Waive Patents on Covid-19 Vaccines

At BRICS Virtual Meet, Jaishankar Raises Need for Multipolar World, China Speaks on India's Covid Wave

In a significant move, the five-nation grouping BRICS on Tuesday supported a proposal by India and South Africa to temporarily waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines and called for their equitable access and distribution while ensuring transparency on prices. Ways to deal with the coronavirus pandemic including sharing technology to boost production of vaccines and improving … Read more

‘Your World’ on holiday travel, COVID origin, Biden’s budget proposal

'Your World' on holiday travel, COVID origin, Biden's budget proposal

This is a rush transcript from “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” May 28, 2021. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.  NEIL CAVUTO, FOX NEWS ANCHOR: All right, the great rush to get out of timeand town. We’re at Dallas/Fort Worth. We’re at Miami Beach International and the NewJersey … Read more

WTO’s TRIPS Council to discuss revised proposal of IPR waiver to deal with COVID-19 – Times of India

WTO's TRIPS Council to discuss revised proposal of IPR waiver to deal with COVID-19 - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The TRIPS Council of the World Trade Organization will discuss a revised proposal submitted by 62 co-sponsors, including India, South Africa, and Indonesia, seeking patent waivers to manufacture Covid-19-related medical products, an official said. In October 2020, India and South Africa had submitted the first proposal suggesting a waiver for all World Trade … Read more

Covid vaccine patent waiver: China says it will support India, South Africa proposal for global IPR waiver for Covid-19 vaccines | World News – Times of India

Covid vaccine patent waiver: China says it will support India, South Africa proposal for global IPR waiver for Covid-19 vaccines | World News - Times of India

BEIJING: China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is “supportive” of India and South Africa’s proposal for a temporary waiver of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) for coronavirus vaccines, asserting that Beijing will back all actions that are conducive to the developing countries’ fight against the pandemic. India … Read more

China Says it Will Support India, South Africa Proposal for Global IPR Waiver for Covid-19 Vaccines

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China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is “supportive” of India and South Africa’s proposal for a temporary waiver of Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) for coronavirus vaccines, asserting that Beijing will back all actions that are conducive to the developing countries’ fight against the pandemic. India and … Read more

US Vs Germany On India Vaccine Patent Waiver Proposal. What Happens Next

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Drug companies have a powerful ally in Germany, along with other nations. The pharmaceutical companies hate it. The Biden administration is embracing it. Now, finding common ground for wider distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in poorer countries falls to the World Trade Organization — a body known more for its inability to do international deals than … Read more

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