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

India  /  Published 15.05.21

Govt: 11k O2 concentrators supplied to states

  A total of 10,953 oxygen concentrators, 13,169 oxygen cylinders, 19 oxygen-generation plants and 4.9 lakh remdesivir vials received as global aid were delivered or dispatched to various states...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.05.21

Shortage as clinics flout medicine rule

Smaller private hospitals and nursing homes in Calcutta are not abiding by the government’s directive on prescribing remdesivir and tocilizumab for Covid, resulting in scarcity of the drugs, hea...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.21

Remdesivir sold for Rs 25,000, 3 held

Three men, including a pharmacy owner, have been arrested for allegedly trying to sell a vial of remdesivir, a medicine at times used to treat Covid, for Rs 25,000, which is almost 10 times the price,...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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