More than 4,000 Indians die from COVID on the second straight day ... Indian states turn to anti-parasitic drug to fight COVID-19 against WHO advice … EXCLUSIVE India's most populous state to spend up to $1 bln to buy vaccines, in talks with Pfizer, Sputnik ... Masked and restricted, Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr … Over a quarter of EU adults would refuse COVID-19 shot, survey says
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India · 12:28 PM UTCEXCLUSIVE India's most populous state to spend up to $1.36 bln on COVID shots
India's most populous state will spend up to $1.36 billion to buy COVID-19 shots and held early talks this week with companies such as Pfizer (PFE.N) and the local partner of the maker of Russia's Sputnik V, a state official said on Thursday.
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Environment · 10:15 AM UTCAs drought dries California rivers, salmon take truck rides to sea
During a typical spring, the silver young salmon swimming in long tanks at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery east of Sacramento would be released into the American River and then make their way out to the Pacific Ocean to grow to adulthood.
United StatesEx-White House lawyer McGahn agrees to U.S. House interview -panel chairman
Don McGahn, who served as White House counsel under former U.S. President Donald Trump, has agreed to be interviewed by the House Judiciary panel after a years-long legal battle, according to the Democratic chairman of the committee.