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Russia registers world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for animals, mass production to start in April | World News

Russia registers world’s first COVID-19 vaccine for animals, mass production to start in April | World News

Moscow: Russia has registered the world`s first vaccine for animals against COVID-19, its agricultural regulator said on Wednesday, after tests showed it generated antibodies against the virus in dogs, cats, foxes and mink. Mass production of the vaccine, called Carnivac-Cov, can start in April, regulator Rosselkhoznadzor said. The World Health …

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Pakistan allows import of cotton, sugar from India

Pakistan allows import of cotton, sugar from India

‘Decision driven by rising prices and Pakistani industry’s need for the specific products.’ Partially reversing a two-year old decision to suspend all trade with India, Pakistan announced on Monday that it would allow the import of cotton and sugar from across the border. The decision follows the Line of Control …

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A growing challenge for Iraq: Iran-aligned Shiite militias

A growing challenge for Iraq: Iran-aligned Shiite militias

It was a stark message: A convoy of masked Shiite militiamen, armed with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades, drove openly through central Baghdad denouncing the US presence in Iraq and threatening to cut off the prime minister’s ear. The ominous display underscored the growing threat that rogue militias loyal to …

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Farmers to march to Parliament on foot in May

Farmers to march to Parliament on foot in May

Announcing their plans for the upcoming two months, farmers, who have been protesting against the new farm laws at the Delhi borders, said they will march to the Parliament on foot in May, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha said on Wednesday. “The Sanyukt Kisan Morcha met yesterday, and decided that the …

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