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Zinetac

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.
The US Food and Drug Administration had on 13 September alerted about Ranitidine as it contains low-levels of cancer-causing substance | Pixabay

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

Representational Image | People working at an office | Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg

Pandemic is fast-changing our offices but workplace surveillance is also on the rise

The workplaces we return to post-Covid are likely to look very different from those we left behind, with safety trumping all other considerations.

Can schools & students be trusted with Covid norms or should classes begin as curve flattens?

Over two lakh parents across India have opposed the Ministry of Home Affairs’ plan to reopen schools in July.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: ANI

Chinese troops present in sizeable numbers at LAC, India has done what’s needed: Rajnath

Defence Minister says India and China perceive LAC differently, leading to regular jostling; Beijing ‘should seriously deliberate’ and resolve the issue amicably.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.