West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.22

Drug haul at Assam border

Assam police have seized a cache of narcotics estimated at Rs 20 crore from a truck near the Bengal-Assam border on Saturday. Sources said a team from Gossaigaon police station intercepted the truck,...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 27.04.22

Two vaccines for under-12 kids

India’s drug regulatory authority has approved two Covid-19 vaccines — Covaxin and Corbevax — for vaccinating children aged between 5 and 12 years, Union health minister Mansukh Mand...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.04.22

Covaxin nod for kids aged 6-12

India's drug regulator has granted emergency use authorisation for Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax for those aged five to 12 years and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children in the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.04.22

Plan to clear jab for 5-11 kids

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government will grant 270 days’ leave to women employees and teachers to care for their children got through surrogacy. PTI ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.22

‘Action’ advice over Patanjali complaints

The central ministry for traditional medicines has advised state authorities to “take necessary action” on complaints that Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved had allegedly promoted products ...
By GS Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 14.04.22

Aryan Khan case: 2 NCB officials suspended

The Narcotics Control Bureau has suspended two of its officials, who were part of a probe into the cruise drugs case, after a departmental inquiry against them in another case, an NCB official said on...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 13.04.22

NCB suspends 2 Mumbai officers

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has suspended two of its Mumbai zone officers, superintendent V V Singh and intelligence officer Ashish Ranjan Prasad, for alleged "dereliction of duty" in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

News  /  Published 13.04.22

200kg of marijuana seized from Kolkata-bound truck, man held

More than 200kg of marijuana that was allegedly headed to the city was seized from Cooch Behar and a 32-year-old man was arrested late on Monday. Sudhanshu Singh, director of the Narcotics Control Bu...
By A Staff Reporter in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.22

Head: Letters to the Editor: How Bengalis have 'adopted' the once exotic 'phulkopi'

Flower power Sir — There will be few Bengalis who can imagine their lives without the cauliflower. Be it in machher jhol or shingara, the phulkopi is an inseparable pa...
By The Telegraph

Business  /  Published 08.04.22

Lupin boosts portfolio

Lupin on Thursday said it has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of brands from Anglo-French Drugs and Industries Ltd (AFDIL) and its associates. Early this year, the pharmaceutical major had a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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