BEIJING, June 2: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday it has approved a COVID-19 vaccine made by Sinovac Biotech (SVA.O) for emergency use listing, paving the way for a second Chinese shot to be used in poor countries.
GENEVA, May 8: The World Health Organization gave emergency use authorization Friday to a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a U.N.-backed program rolling out coronavirus vaccines.
ISLAMABAD, Jan 17: Pakistan’s planning minister says the country’s drug regulatory authority has approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and the government is trying to make it available by the first quarter of the year.
NEW DELHI, Jan 1: India’s drug regulator is set to approve on Friday a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.
BEIJING, Dec 31: China approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by an affiliate of state-backed pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm on Thursday, its first approved shot for general public use as it braces for increased transmission risks over winter.
LONDON, Dec 30: Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca as it battles a major winter surge driven by a new, highly contagious variant of the virus.
KATHMANDU, July 11: It has been revealed that a team led by Supreme Court (SC) Justice Ananda Mohan Bhattarai left for a week-long trip to Georgia on Sunday without seeking prior approval from the government. The visit is in violation of the recently introduced Foreign Trips Management Directives-2018.
KATHMANDU, April 22: Half of the migrant workers have been found to be going abroad for foreign employment under individual labor approval, through middlemen, putting their safety and compensation at risk.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has made it mandatory for bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to seek approval of the central bank before accepting any prize or award from foreign agency.
WASHINGTON, July 28: The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after weeks of intense negotiations.
KATHMANDU, June 13: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has resumed approving blue prints for buildings from Monday. KMC officials were in confusion over approval right of the blue prints causing a halt in the service for the last few weeks.
KATHMANDU, April 20: The proposal regarding the deployment of Nepal Army for the local polls slated for May 14 has been sent to the Office of the President for final endorsement after the meeting of the Council of Ministers recently held approved it following the recommendation of the Security Council.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to seek clarification from the Ministry of Health about negligence on the part of various international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) and local NGOs in the reconstruction of health posts and other health institutions in the earthquake-affected districts.
Private rocket launch service SpaceX is requesting government approval to operate a massive satellite network that would provide high-speed, global internet coverage, according to newly filed documents with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
KATHMANDU, July 12: The proposed Manmohan Adhikari Memorial Medical College has stated that it has been granted permission to operate the college but was denied approval for conducting teaching and learning activities despite having in place all the required infrastructure and facilities for the same.