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.
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.
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.
Inspection reports by US federal agency FDA stated that workers destroyed records indicating that drugs were failing key quality measures.
Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.
The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.
In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.