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Antibiotics menace: Govt not doing enough to curb sale of unapproved drugs

India is known as the pharmacy of the world, due to its large pharmaceutical industry.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 13th, 2017

Over 7,000 Indian kids trafficked a year: Satyarthi hopes PM Modi will act

Satyarthi says PM Narendra Modi's govt will bring in stringent legislation to curb the menace.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 11th, 2017

Strike today: Chemists down shutters across India, protest e-platform plan

Over eight lakh chemists across country to shut shop on Tuesday to protest against the government's e-platform plan to regulate the sale of drugs.The platform is being set up to ensure supply of quality drugs and curb anti micro.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 30th, 2017

Chemists to down shutters across India to protest e-platform plan

Over eight lakh chemists across country to shut shop on Tuesday to protest against the government's e-platform plan to regulate the sale of drugs.The platform is being set up to ensure supply of quality drugs and curb anti micro.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 29th, 2017

No more misuse of drugs: Arbitrary sale of antibiotics under scanner

Centre is in talks with state governments to go tough on any misuse of such drugs.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 17th, 2017

Arbitrary sale of antibiotics under scanner

Centre is in talks with state governments to go tough on any misuse of such drugs.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 16th, 2017

Burger King, Tim Hortons to curb antibiotics used in chicken

Restaurant chains Burger King and Tim Hortons plan to switch to chicken raised without antibiotics considered "critically important" to human medicine, their owner said on Wednesday, making it the latest company to ditch the drugs over health concerns......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 29th, 2016

Delhi air turns severe again, Kejriwal govt decides on 6 steps to fight pollution

Holding a high-level meeting, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday directed immediate implementation of six new measures to curb the menace of air pollution in the national capital.The ideas and their proposals stem from ........»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 1st, 2016

Health groups demand regulation to curb unethical pricing by pvt hospitals

'Govt must frame rules to contain the rates charged by hospitals to make them affordable'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 23rd, 2018

Govt"s attempt to sell entire 51% stake in Pawan Hans finds no takers

Govt was forced to cancel the stake sale after one of the two shortlisted bidders pulled out of the race citing 'lack of interest'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

Govt"s attempt to sell entire 51% stake in Pawan Hans fails finds no takers

Govt was forced to cancel the stake sale after one of the two shortlisted bidders pulled out of the race citing 'lack of interest'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

Budget 2018: LTCG imposed to check tax base erosion, boost mfg, says govt

Budget for 2018-19 provides for taxing Rs 100,000 and above of Long- Term Capital Gains arising from the sale of shares held for over one year at a concessional rate of 10%.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 5th, 2018

How Modi govt plans to use a Roman law to defang Indian tobacco industry

In the past few years, government has taken several measures to curb tobacco consumption - which kills more than 900,000 people each year in India.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 31st, 2018

Economic Survey 2018: Govt to complete Air India sale by next fiscal

The government had realised Rs 462.47 billion in 2016-17 from 16 transactions of disinvestment.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 29th, 2018

India likely to put pedal to metal on asset sales

The govt plans to raise a record ₹1 trillion from sale of State assets in FY2018-19.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 28th, 2018

Maharashtra govt bans sale of tobacco at shops selling FMCG products

The Union government had directed state governments to enforce a ban on sale of tobacco at outlets which also sell Fast Moving Consumer Goods.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 25th, 2018

Govt plans to frame regulations for over-the-counter drugs to control abuse

Govt might ask chemists to stamp prescriptions to avoid misuse.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 23rd, 2018

Spike in govt bond yields, falling prices credit negative for PSBs: Moody"s

Said in the last few quarters, a large proportion of PSBs' operating profit was derived from the profitable sale of investments.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 22nd, 2018

Ban on use, sale of petroleum coke in NCR

The Environment Ministry has banned the use and sale of imported petroleum coke in the National Capital Region, in the latest effort to curb air pollution. Cement plants functioning in the NCR, whi........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 21st, 2018

Govt restricts imports of petcoke for users to curb air pollution in Delhi

According to industry sources, nearly 20 million ton of iron ore production has been affected since the closure of mines from January 1.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 20th, 2018

Plea against sale of CPSE units

The State-level convention of All India Public Sector & Central Govt Officers Confederation (AIPCOC) has urged the Centre to drop its move to sell off CPSE units operating in Kerala. It said ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJan 17th, 2018