Business  /  Published 12.06.21

GST on Covid medicines cut

The GST Council on Saturday slashed tax rate on COVID-19 drugs such as Remdesivir and Tocilizumab as well as on medical oxygen and oxygen concentrators but ignored demands for reduction in taxes on va...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.06.21

Gambhir accused of illegally storing Fabiflu

The Gautam Gambhir Foundation has been found guilty of unauthorisedly stocking, procuring and distributing Fabiflu medicine to Covid-19 patients, the Delhi government's drug controller informed th...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.05.21

On 'Ramdesivir' versus allopathy, Centre is silent

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.05.21

Govt: 23k vials of black fungus for states

With cases of mucormycosis or black fungus increasing, the government has allocated 23,680 additional vials of Amphotericin-B to various states and union territories (UTs), Union Minister Sadananda Go...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.05.21

Covid: ICMR team in Andhra to test Ayurvedic cure

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to send an Ayurvedic medicine, being touted as a miracle cure for Covid-19 and distributed in SPS Nellore district, to the ICMR for a detailed study of ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hyderabad


India  /  Published 21.05.21

Black fungus: 5 firms get nod to produce drug

The Union Health Ministry on Friday said license has been given to five more manufactures for the production of Amphotericin-B, used in the treatment of black fungus, and they will start producing 1,1...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.21

Black fungus hits drugs hurdle

Many pharmacies and hospitals in Jharkhand have run out of a life-saving drug used for treatment of mucormycosis amid an alarming rise in cases of Covid-induced black fungus in the state, doctors said...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 09.05.21

Appeal against panic buying of meds

Medicine and drugs dealers across Calcutta have appealed to the state government to intervene and find some way of stopping the growing trend of "panic buying" of certain medicines by a sect...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.04.21

Ranchi pharmacies to display rate chart

Medical and pharmacy shops in the capital will have to mandatorily put up rate charts of medicines and medical equipment at prominent places inside their establishments, deputy commissioner Chhavi Ran...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.21

Medical teachers’ sit-in for pay hike, promotion

Nearly 150 teachers attached to the JNM Hospital and College of Medicine, Kalyani, staged a day-long sit-in in front of the principal’s chamber on Thursday, demanding their inclusion in the West...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


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