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Shailesh Gandhi, convener of the National Campaign for People's Right to Information, who was appointed a Central Information Commissioner in 2008, had an hour-long conversation with rediff.com......
Drug shortage likely as chemists run on limited stock
Chemists and pharmacies across India are maintaining a limited inventory of essential medicines, in anticipation of the new price orders to be issued this month, it is learnt. The new pharma......
Drug retailers to observe day-long strike on Friday
An association of chemist and drug retailers on Thursday threatened to go on a day-long strike and shut down medical shops on Friday against the "unjustified" policies of the......
Regulator wants end to antibiotic misuse
Amid concerns raised by domestic and international bodies that many medicines, especially antibiotics, are being misused in India, the drug regulator has ordered surprise inspections at chemists......
Retailers put off narcotic drugs boycott
Pharmacists around the country have deferred their decision of not selling narcotic and psychotropic drugs till February 25, following a joint meeting of various industry associations with the......
Indians spending big on healthcare
Forget kapda aur makaan. After food and groceries, Indians are said to be spending the maximum amount on healthcare and beauty.According to healthcare industry estimates, the total private......
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