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Manmohan plans Pakistan visit

Composite dialogue likely to be formally revived; PM visit might also be marked with grant of trade MFN status. Nayanima Basu reportsIn what might be his final major diplomatic move as prime......

May the Arctic chill pass

'Devyani -- she is a public servant and her personal life has already received far too much attention -- and her ambitious father now need to retreat to the background so that wiser diplomatic......

BJP delegation meet Chidambaram over Manipur

A three member delegation of Bhartiya Janata Party headed by Prakash Javadekar called on the union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday evening and demanded that the government should take......

'More upgrades will hike the Gorshkov's price'

A consummate Russian diplomat, Vyacheslav Trubnikov is returning home this week after having served as serving as Russia's ambassador to India for nearly five years. The period has seen several......

Swine Flu is now a pandemic: What you must know

The World Health Organisation on Thursday declared the swine flu outbreak was a pandemic, the first in more than 40 years. The announcement was scientific confirmation that a new flu virus has......

How drug firms dodge government rules

About 50 days after the government directed a cut in the prices of 151 essential medicines, pharmaceutical companies are continuing to sell these at the previously allowed maximum retail price......

Now, drug info just an SMS away

A list of various medicine brands and their prices may soon be just a short message service away.The government is set to roll out an SMS-based helpline, which will enable consumers to seek......

DoP seeks law ministry's opinion on drug pricing

Amid concerns over pricing mechanism of essential drugs, Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) has sought opinion from the law ministry on the Supreme Court interim order restraining the government......

8 anti-cancer drugs to be categorised as essential

Eight commonly prescribed anti-cancer drugs will soon enter India's National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM).The entry assumes significance in the backdrop of a Supreme Court directive to the......

Do drug prices need control?

While extending the National List of Essential Medicines will help patients, care has to be taken to ensure this does not lead to a slowdown of production as has happened in case of DPCO......

Review: Rockstar is flawed, but fabulous

Rockstar is essentially a love story between two very curious individuals, writes Sukanya Verma.'Yeh bada jaanwar hai. Yeh chhote pinjre mein nahi samayega.'Indeed, Ranbir Kapoor is not an everyday......

Celebs sign up for gag orders on nannies

Indian ingenuity meets Hollywood need - and the outcome is a nanny gag.In the age of UTube, where any cell phone is potentially a spy camera, and your best kept secrets are liable to be splashed on......

Despite Reese, Walk The Line disappoints

Let me come right out and say this: I am no Johnny Cash fan. I am not at all well versed with the man's music (though Quentin Tarantino made sure A Satisfied Mind is on my most-played song list by......

Cyclist indicted for lying to BALCO grand jury

U.S. prosecutors indicted a former professional American cyclist on Thursday for lying about past use of steroids before the BALCO grand jury investigating doping in professional sports. The......

  People speak for essential drug list

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Q. Are you enjoying 10% cash discount on purchase of medicine in your city?
:  A. I have never come across discount on medicines in my City through the retail Channel but in Wholesale market the situation is somewhat different...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-you-enjoying-10-cash-discount-on-purchase-of-medicine-in//answers/13596834

joyesh chakraborty
Q. What is the nutritional benefit of carrot...?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. Carrot is an edible root vegetable which is originated from Asia. It gains high respect in Western countries as it has been regarded as the best...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-nutritional-benefit-of-carrot.../13592717/answers/12189993

jakir hussain
Q. Any ayurvedic remidies for TB
Jakir Hussain:  A. GOT FROM WEBAyurvedic Treatment and Home Remedies for Tuberculosis The following is a list of Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Tuberculosis. These have...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/any-ayurvedic-remidies-for-tb/12189981/answers/7948158

Vinod Salian
Q. is fiction and novel meaning is same...if not wat is the difference?
Vinod Salian:  A. Fiction is, by definition, subjective. A novel, story, drama, or poem is the expression of an author's imagination. The characters and situations...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-fiction-and-novel-meaning-is-same...if-not-wat-is-the-dif/7948096/answers/7418913

simy
Q. when was Essential commodities act was introduced in India & what was ite purpose ?
Simy :  A. The Essential Commodities Act was introduced in 1955It was to provide for the control of production , supply & distribution of commodities listed...... more

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  Web results for Essential Drug List
Government mulls to provide 50 essential drugs free by year-end, Health ministry seeks Rs 500 cr for scheme

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government will roll out the first instalment of its ambitious 'health assurance for all' promise by providing 50... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/government-mulls-to-provide-50-essential-drugs-free-by-year-end-health-ministry-seeks-rs-500-cr-for-scheme/articleshow/39203187.cms
Biocon

CII National Committee on Biotechnology Chairperson and Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has written an open letter to the Prime Minister, seeking... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/nppas-unilateral-stand-off-unhealthy-for-sector-biocon_1139854.html
Drug price regulator sued over order, stands ground

T Also read: How new price control list impacts Indian pharma cos The government can place a ceiling on prices of essential drugs, as mandated... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/cnbc-tv18-comments/excl-drug-price-regulator-sued-over-order-stands-ground_1139777.html
Industry Body Seeks Prime Minister's Intervention Over Drug Price Fixing

File photo of Biocon chief Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw New Delhi : Industry chamber CII has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention over... ...

http://profit.ndtv.com/news/industries/article-industry-body-seeks-prime-ministers-intervention-over-drug-price-fixing-595119
Mazumdar-Shaw seeks PM's intervention

I Also Read: How new price control list impacts Indian pharma cos "The industry is willing and committed to partner the government in its... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/drug-price-fixing-mazumdar-shaw-seeks-pms-intervention_1139574.html

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