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Drugs in India

Govt approves manufacture of 471 cocktail drugs related to vitamins, minerals, micronutrients

The safety of these fixed drug combinations will be monitored regularly and any failure on the manufacturers' part to submit a periodic safety update will be deemed illegal.
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Task force decides against including Itolizumab in clinical management protocols for Covid

Itolizumab was approved for 'restricted emergency use' in the treatment of coronavirus by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) recently.
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DCGI approves use of favipiravir for restricted emergency use in moderate Covid-19 cases

To address urgency of rising Covid-19 cases, Drug Controller General of India fast-tracked permission to Glenmark Pharmaceuticals to manufacture & market favipiravir tablets.
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.
Cosmetics

India’s drug regulator warns Amazon against selling adulterated cosmetics

Raids by Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) inspectors found unlicenced goods were beng sold on e-commerce websites including Amazon. 

On Camera

Against the 1000 questions TV news had after Sushant Singh’s death, we have just six

#JusticeForRajput is the popular hashtag on Republic TV and Times Now. But who will look into all the injustices they have committed in the name of 'Breaking News'?
RBI has given the Kamath committee no deadline to submit its suggestions on loan restructuring plan, while two of its five members are yet to join.

Delays feared in RBI’s debt recast plan as Kamath panel seeks clarity on members, deadline

RBI has given the Kamath committee no deadline to submit its suggestions on loan restructuring plan, while two of its five members are yet to join.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses CII Annual Session 2020 via a video conference in New Delhi Tuesday. | Photo: ANI

Submarines, AK 203 rifles — two Make in India projects Modi govt set to push on priority

Tenders for the submarines are expected to be issued ‘soon’ while the Indo-Russian AK 203 rifles could be finalised by October.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.