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Drug resistance could kill 1 crore people every year by 2050 across the world: UN

UN report on Antimicrobial Resistance says drug resistance may cause economic damage similar to 2008 crisis, force 2.4 cr people into poverty.
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These common antibiotics have new side-effects & will now come with warnings

India's drug watchdog tells manufacturers of Cefixime, Cefotaxime, Ofloxacin and 4 other drugs to ensure warnings on leaflets in drug packets. 
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Viruses could be the best bet for fighting antibiotic-resistant superbugs

As antimicrobial resistance continues to rise, we're racing against time to figure out the next-best solution to battling superbugs.
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Discarded antibiotics make a comeback as fight against superbugs gathers pace

Move assumes significance as WHO has termed antibiotic resistance as one of the ‘biggest threats’ to global health.
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Superbugs win another round after pharma giant quits antibiotics battle

The fight against life-threatening infections suffered another blow when one of the world’s biggest drugmakers waved the white flag.
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Ants may just save the world from antibiotic resistance

Not only do ants produce their own antimicrobial agents, but they can also encourage other beneficial microbes to grow.
Pakistani youth featured in Forbes Asia's '30 under 30'

Nine young Pakistanis make it to Forbes Asia’s list of ‘30 under 30’

Glimpses of Bhagat Singh's final days in Pakistan opened to the public for the first time; and Pakistan’s antibiotics consumption up by 65%.

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File photo of BSP supremo Mayawati and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav | PTI

Modi’s big UP win means Akhilesh Yadav’s SP & Mayawati’s BSP will soon be rivals again

With Narendra Modi keen on winning UP again in 2022, there will be pressure on Yogi Adityanath’s government to perform better.
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Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

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On new govt’s defence agenda — 4 key projects to boost India’s military prowess

Indian Air Force and Indian Navy are in dire need of fighter jets, helicopters and submarines, and the new government has to ensure that they get them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.