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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

"Orphan drugs" specialist Shire to expand India presence

The company's optimism to expand presence in is also fuelled by the govt's proposed policy on treatment of rare diseases.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 7th, 2017

Controversial order banning cattle sale for slaughter withdrawn

The order, issued in May this year, sought to curb cruelty to animals.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2017

After new rare diseases policy, govt incentives needed for finding cures

Medical experts say India also needs an orphan drug policy to provide incentives to pharmaceutical companies to innovate and manufacture drugs for rare diseases.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 30th, 2017

Why use environment funds to buy electric buses, HC asks Delhi govt

Delhi government said that it has planned to purchase 500 electronic buses from the environment fund as a measure to curb air pollution.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 29th, 2017

Farm machine makers worry over govt plan to use straw as power fuel

Grappling with the menace of stubble burning though the government is aggressively pushing power plants to use atleast 10 per cent of paddy stubble as fuel in state-run power plants, few big farm equipment manufacturers say much mor.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 28th, 2017

Govt exempts oil & gas PSU mergers like HPCL-ONGC deal from CCI approval

In July, the CCEA approved the sale of the govt's 51.11% stake in oil refiner HPCL to the country's largest oil producer ONGC.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 23rd, 2017

Bonds jump most in a year after RBI cancels OMO debt sale

India's govt bonds have slumped since August due to a potential end to monetary easing, concern about rising supply and possible fiscal slippage.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 20th, 2017

Govt may impose $700-800/tonne MEP on onion to curb exports

In a meeting called by the commerce ministry, the MEP issue was discussed in detail with exporters and other stakeholders.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 20th, 2017

News digest: Bank recap bonds, sale of stressed assets, and more

Govt may issue the first tranche of Rs 1.35 lakh crore worth of bank recapitalisation bonds in the first week of Dec.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 13th, 2017

No extra GST liability on supplies of diplomatic missions, UN bodies: Govt

Sale or supply to foreign diplomatic missions/UN organisations is like any other B2C sale and will not have any additional effect on the supplier's tax liability.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 13th, 2017

Tobacco shopkeepers oppose govt move on FMCG product sale

This is grossly unfair and a draconian suggestion: Akhil Bharatiya Pan Vikreta Sangh.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 9th, 2017

Delhi govt should sprinkle water on roads to curb pollution: Harsh Vardhan

Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan should also join hands in fighting pollution, says Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 9th, 2017

Good gut microbes help immunotherapy drugs shrink tumours

Options for manipulating the microbiome including changes in diet, avoiding antibiotics, taking probiotics.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 4th, 2017