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Hit by coronavirus crisis, NITI Aayog plans Rs 3,000-cr scheme to boost bulk drugs industry

Under the proposed incentive scheme, the government will invest 25% of the project cost on an investment of minimum Rs 500 crore.

Hindu Mahasabha plans gaumutra party with cow-dung cakes to fight coronavirus in India

Chakrapani Maharaj, head of the Hindu Mahasabha, says coronavirus came to India because Telangana ministers angered it by publicly consuming chicken.

Price controls more important than ever for drugs used to treat prevalent diseases: Report

The report published by Brookings India Tuesday says price control is a double-edged sword that should be carefully used for growth of industry & interest of consumers.

Coronavirus cases cross 80,000 in China, 90 in US as global death toll crosses 3,056

Chinese officials said the number of confirmed cases was the lowest on Monday since the country began reporting on the epidemic and it's showing signs of stabilising.

6 suspected coronavirus cases detected in Agra, govt confirms contact with Delhi patient

The govt has also issued revised travel advisories, suspending visas issued before 3 March to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea and Japan.

Coronavirus in India: A list of dos and don’ts to follow to check spread of COVID-19

Simple everyday practices can go a long way to ensure the deadly coronavirus doesn't spread rapidly in India.

Delhi’s public health system inflicted trauma on riot victims, alleges advocacy group

In its report, Jan Swasthya Abhiyan said public health institutions added to difficulties for victims. At least 46 people were killed in the Delhi riots.

Coronavirus reaches Delhi and Telangana, health ministry says both patients are stable

Earlier, three patients in Kerala had been kept under isolation after they tested positive for nCoV19. They were later discharged.

Shaken by coronavirus crisis, India looks to become bulk drugs major to cut China imports

Despite being the leading supplier of medicines across the globe, Indian pharma industry heavily depends on China for ingredients used to make even basic drugs.

Watching TV for hours probably as risky as shaking hands. In times of coronavirus, avoid both

When it comes to infectious disease epidemics like COVID-19, we have a strong tendency to overreact emotionally and underreact behaviourally.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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