Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicDrugmakers

Topic: drugmakers

Trump is investing millions to bring drug making back to US from India and China

A spike in demand for some drugs & supplies has increased concerns about shortages in the US as 80% of active ingredients come from India, China.

India’s production of paracetamol, top antibiotics could be hit by China coronavirus crisis

Indian drugmakers import 70% of total bulk drugs from China and supply of these raw materials to produce medicines could be hit if coronavirus spreads through that country.

PM Modi warns pharma companies not to bribe doctors with women, foreign trips and gadgets

Modi met senior officials from top drug-makers like Zydus Cadila, Torrent & Wockhardt, and said their non-compliance is forcing govt to create a strict law.

Swarms of bugs, missing data plague firms now making heart drug in India

Inspection reports by US federal agency FDA stated that workers destroyed records indicating that drugs were failing key quality measures.

On Camera

YourTurn

Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.
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