India  /  Published 24.02.22

Remdesivir: No more export curbs

The government on Thursday removed export curbs on Remdesivir injection and its active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) amid declining COVID-19 cases in the country. The Centre has also removed simi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 15.12.21

Kolkata doctors explain changes in Covid treatment in two years

The Covid treatment protocol, especially for those with mild symptoms, has completely changed over the past two years, doctors said. The Telegraph spoke to several doctors in Kolkata who have been tr...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

World  /  Published 05.11.21

UK approves Covid pill

Britain on Thursday became the first country in the world to approve a potentially game-changing Covid-19 antiviral pill jointly developed by US-based Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, in a boost t...
By Reuters in London

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.06.21

STATE DIGEST: Tenughat Dam releases water into Damodar

Deoghar: A total of 25 people have been arrested in Deoghar district for cyber crime, loot and theft, police said on Wednesday. "Thirteen of them were held in connection with cases of cyber...
By Our Bureau

Business  /  Published 13.06.21

GST on Covid drugs cut

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.21

STATE DIGEST: IIT Kanpur students donate medical equipment

District administration has initiated action against two private hospitals, Devansh Hospital and City Care Hospital, for the discrepancies in the allotted life-saving drug Remdesivir to them by the go...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 29.05.21

Remdesivir: Centre stops allocation

The Centre has stopped allocation of antiviral drug Remdesivir to states as the supply of the critical medication has surpassed the demand, Union Minister Mansukh L Mandaviya said on Saturday. "...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.21

Remdesivir finger at 3 private hospitals

At least three private hospitals in and around Calcutta are under the scanner of the health department for allegedly indirectly forcing some patients’ families to procure remdesivir from certain...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.05.21

Complaint against hospital over remdesivir

Hours after the death of a 46-year-old Covid patient admitted in a small hospital in north Calcutta, his family alleged that the hospital did not administer remdesivir even after they procured six via...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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