Books  /  Published 12.08.21

Tracing the lives of the first female doctors in India

There is a line in the introduction of the book Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine (Westland Non-fiction;Rs 499) by Kavitha Rao that says, “A crater in Ven...
By Shrestha Saha

Calcutta  /  Published 27.06.21

‘Licence must to procure medicines’

Wholesale medicine suppliers in Bagree market and Mehta Building on Saturday decided to not supply medicines unless the procurer produces a valid licence against the purchase order. Nearly 350 trader...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 25.06.21

Alert on Covid profiteering

The National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) has urged the top brass of the GST administration to ensure that the producers and suppliers of medical devices and drugs lower the prices of Covid-relat...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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


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