Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicAcidity drug

Topic: Acidity drug

GSK Pharma halts supply of top-selling acidity drug Zinetac over ‘cancer-causing’ substance

The US FDA has found a cancer-causing substance, NDMA, in Ranitidine-based medicines like GSK’s Zinetac, and is probing the matter.

After US red-flag, Modi govt asks states to check samples of acidity drug for cancer agent

Drug Controller General of India has written to state drug regulators, asking them to alert manufacturers about Ranitidine & take steps to ensure patient safety.

On Camera

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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