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With Covid surge, FabiFlu becomes most sold drug in India

Drugs that are used to treat Covid or used by people as immunity boosters have seen a jump in sales and, in turn, rankings, reports Sohini Das.  IMAGE: A chemist displays the Fabiflu......

'Scanty, sketchy evidence': Court grants bail to Disha Ravi

In a setback to the Delhi police, a city court on Tuesday granted bail to climate activist Disha Ravi, arrested for sedition for allegedly sharing a 'toolkit' related to the farmers' protest on......

Drug to treat mild, moderate COVID-19 launched in India

Drug firm Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Saturday said it has launched antiviral drug Favipiravir, under the brand name FabiFlu, for the treatment of patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 at a price......

Goa sees record 83% voter turnout

Goa voted heavily on Saturday with a record-breaking 83 per cent turnout as the single-phase assembly elections in the state concluded peacefully, the Election Commission said. Traditional rivals......

Voting begins in Goa, Punjab

The assembly polls are seen as a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity, especially in the wake of demonetisation. The AAP, which had won four Lok Sabha seats in 2014 in Punjab,......

DeMo@Ground Zero: 'No savings, no profits, only losses'

'After household expenses, we are left with nothing...''Sometimes I think it is better to shut the store...'Alison Saldanha/IndiaSpend reports on how demonetisation and now GST have hit small......

'Modi made rich richer, poor poorer'

'People are angry.''First notebandi, then GST, now losses on the farm have ruined us.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com In the first part of this India Spend feature, Alison Saldhana/India......

Inside the miserable world of India's domestic workers

'We eat first, they later; we sit on chairs and they on the floor; we call them by their names and they address us by titles.' 'There’s a real feeling that the employers are “big......

Delhi is the world's most polluted megacity!

In 2012, with one million deaths, China reported the highest toll from PM2.5 and PM10 pollution. At the time, India followed, reporting 621,138 deaths, nearly 10 per cent of the global toll......

India eyes oil-for-drugs deal with Venezuela to recoup pharma cash

Like pharmaceutical companies globally - which used to enjoy a preferential exchange rate in Venezuela - Indian producers have been left badly stung by the collapse of the bolivar currency Indian......

Like Lara Dutta's new look? VOTE!

Photograph: Kind courtesy Lara Dutta/Instagram Lara Dutta decided to make the most of salons opening up in Mumbai on Sunday, June 28 after 97 days of lockdown. The former Miss Universe got a hair......

Rio: The first big hit of 2011

The first big hit of 2011 has arrived. The 20th Century Fox's 3D animation Rio has grossed about $55 million over the weekend outside of America and Canada, where it opened on Friday. Fox released......

Review: Rio is an unstoppable flight of fun

Sukanya Vermareviews Rio. Post YOUR reviews here!In the world of toons, disability and phobias are treated with a little bit sensitivity and a great lot of adventure. And so whether it's Dumbo with......

Utt Pataang review: Not quirky enough

Preeti Arora reviews Utt Pataang. Post YOUR reviews here!Five years ago with Bheja Fry, Vinay Pathak as the common man had the audience in splits. It's an avatar Vinay revisited in Dasvidaniya......

Will Ice Age 3 melt negative criticism?

Following relentless attacks on Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen last week, the critics have turned their guns on another sequel, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. Now it is to be seen whether the......

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