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Health workers attend to a suspected covid-19 positive patient at jumbo Covid-19 centre in Mumbai, India. Photograph: Divyakant Solanki/EPA

India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world’s second-most populous country ha(...)

A quality check being done on coronavirus vaccines at the Serum Institute of India  in Pune, India, in January. Photograph: Atul Loke/The New York Times

India, one of the world’s biggest vaccine producers, has imposed a de facto ban on jab exports as it seeks to prioritise local vaccinations amid an ac(...)

Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

One of the world’s leading entrepreneurs has attributed a large part of her success to the early break she got in Ireland and to the progressive manag(...)

The year’s ceremony is the first to be held online as the formal event, usually held in Monaco, had to be cancelled as a result of lockdown restrictions imposed across the globe. Pictured on screen is Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.

Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, the executive chairwoman of one of India’s largest biopharmaceutical companies, has been named EY World Entrepreneur of the Ye(...)

Former Tánaiste Mary Harney said she was looking forward to serving on the public-interest committee of KPMG.

Former tánaiste Mary Harney has been appointed by accounting firm KPMG to its public-interest committee. This body oversees aspects of KPMG’s “deci(...)

Fáilte Ireland will take a fresh swing at the lucrative golf tourism market in 2019 as part of preparations to offset the impact of Brexit

The Government is willing to see the Brexit deal re-opened if the United Kingdom wants to stay in a permanent customs union with the EU or allows for (...)

Brindley Healthcare board member: former tánaiste and minister for health Mary Harney.  File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Former tánaiste and minister for health Mary Harney has joined the board of nursing home group Brindley Healthcare. Ms Harney was introduced to Brin(...)

Downtown Bengaluru: Many of the US multinationals operating in Ireland also have operations in the city.  Photograph: EPA/JAGADEESH NV

The Garden City of India, Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), has an attractive climate, being about 900m above sea level and thus much cooler than many o(...)

Neelam Gupta, a breast cancer patient, is examined at an outpatient clinic in New Delhi. The decision of the manufacturer of Herceptin, a costly yet effective treatment for an aggressive form of breast cancer, to surrender its patent in India has raised concern that such moves threaten the global system for finding cures. Photograph: Lynsey Addario/New York Times

Alka Kudesia needs an expensive drug to treat her breast cancer, but refuses to tell her children for fear they will take out loans to buy the medicin(...)