Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of exemptions after the 45th GST Council meeting on Friday, this also includes an extension of GST concessional rates on COVID-19 related medicines to 31st December, 2021
The company said that it would manufacture the drug at its manufacturing facility at the SEZ, Ahmedabad.
Serum Institute of India has collaborated with Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow in Russia for developing Sputnik V at its licensed Hadapsar facility.
The main problem is the procurement of active pharmaceutical ingredients, a key manufacturing material, 85% of which comes from China.
India is expected to receive 100 Million AstraZenaca vaccine shots by next month, reports claim
Remdesivir works by inhibiting a substance the virus uses to make copies of itself.
US President Donald Trump said countries such as Afghanistan, India, The Bahamas, Belize, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic among others are a major drug transit or illicit drug producing nations.
Dr Apurve Mehra, founder of Biogetica, tells Outlook that every system of medicine -- traditional or allopathy -- has its strengths and that the debate around which of the two is more efficient is pointless.
The company said the drug will be made available across India through the group’s distribution chain reaching out to government and private hospitals treating COVID-19 patients.
The research, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, also showed that mortality risk and other negative outcomes were not increased by combination therapy consisting of statins and blood pressure-lowering drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs).
In a state like Punjab, where the government has enforced strict curfew norms because of a huge NRI population, chemists are not allowed to open shops and only home delivery of medicines is allowed.
Pharmacist associations say cancellation of domestic flights - both cargo and passenger - has affected the supply of refrigerated medicines in many parts.
Malvinder Singh, Shivinder Singh and three others were arrested for allegedly misappropriating funds of Religare Finvest Ltd
With the arrest of Shivinder Singh and Malvinder Singh on a complaint by Religare Fininvest, the spotlight has once again fallen on the dealings by the two brothers.
Journalist and author Katherine Eban's book 'Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom' is being seen as a damning indictment of the Indian pharma industry and the Indian regulators
This comes just a few months after Indian authorities launched an investigation into J&J’s Baby Powder to see if it contains cancer-causing asbestos.
The official, Neha Shorie, was posted with the Drug and Food Chemical Laboratory in Kharar and dealth with licensing in Mohali and Ropar districts, they said.
The recalls appear to be connected to at least two foreign drug manufacturing facilities -- Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical in China and Hetero Labs in India.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.PTI Photo
An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates