US Approves Harpoon Missile Deal With India Worth USD 82 Million

August 3, 2021

The US has approved the sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set (JCTS) and related equipment to India for an estimated cost of USD 82 million, a decision which it said will help strengthen the bilateral strategic ties and improve the security of a major defensive partner in the Indo-Pacific region. The Pentagon's Defense | Read more|

Pak "Watchful" As India Assumes UN Security Council Presidency For August

August 2, 2021

As India assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the month of August, Pakistan's envoy to the UN Munir Akram said they will be "watchful" during New Delhi's spell at the forum. India on Sunday assumed the rotating presidency of the UNSC and is set to host signature events relat | Read more|

US FDA rejects EUA for Covaxin

June 11, 2021

The US’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday rejected emergency use authorisation for Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine, instead recommending that the vaccine manufacturer’s US partner apply for biologics licence application (BLA), PTI reported. BLA is a “full approval” mechanism by the FDA for drugs a | Read more|