Pharma

  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • Sun Pharma to buy Ranbaxy in $3.2 billion deal 07-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Tokyo: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said it will buy generic drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, which has hit regulatory snags in its key US market over quality issues, in an all-share deal with total equity value of $3.2 billion. Ranbaxy, India's No.1 drugmaker by sales and 63.4 per cent held...
  • Sensex ends 67 points up to end at record close 05-03-2014 04:36 PM

    Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex on Wednesday extended gains by rising 67 points to end near its record close on sustained buying driven by positive global cues. Thawing of Ukraine crisis and upbeat economic data from China helped domestic markets, said traders. After gaining 263.08 points in the previous session, the...
  • IT, pharma sectors likely to be backbone of Telangana 21-02-2014 02:44 PM

    Post bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, the information technology and pharmaceuticals manufacturing sectors may become backbone of Telangana economy, leaving power production, ports and oil and natural gas to play a pivotal role in driving prosperity in the residuary state. With nearly 1,000 km-long coast line, the coastal Andhra has major...
  • Sensex rises 66 points to end at 20,376.56 07-02-2014 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: The Sensex on Friday rose for the fourth straight day and ended 66 points up at one-week high levels led by gains in Tata Steel, Sun Pharma and Sesa Sterlite, amid volatility ahead of advance growth estimates for 2013/14. The index, which had gained 101 points in the previous...
  • 19-year-old B Pharma student 'ragged' by seniors, attempts suicide 04-09-2013 03:02 PM

    A 19-year-old B. Pharma student jumped from the third floor of her college building in Lucknow due to alleged harassment by fellow students and ragging, police said on Wednesday. Sambul Ishaq, a B Pharma student at M C Saxena Institute of Engineering and Management, was severely injured after she jumped...
  • SC to hear PIL on the pricing of drugs in India 05-08-2013 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a PIL by the pharma companies on the pricing of medicines in India. The PIL was filed by four pharma firms who challenged the Delhi High Court's order to reduce the prices of certain medicines. These pharma companies were also asked...
  • Italian Trentin wins Tour de France stage 14 13-07-2013 08:44 PM

    Lyon: Italian Matteo Trentin won the 14th stage of the Tour de France, a 191-km undulating ride from Saint Pourcain sur Sioule on Saturday. The Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider beat breakaway companions Michael Albasini of Switzerland and American Andrew Talansky who finished second and third. . ...
  • Ranbaxy case: Should Indian patients worry over sub-standard drugs? 05-06-2013 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: India exports drugs worth more than 15 billion dollars every year, a majority of which are US-bound. Questions are being raised about the standards and quality, after Ranbaxy's whopping 500 million dollar settlement with the US government. The generic drugs in question were manufactured at Ranbaxy's plants in Paonta...
  • PIL in SC against Ranbaxy for manufacturing adulterated drugs 05-06-2013 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: A Public-interest litigation (PIL) has been moved in the Supreme Court against Ranbaxy Pharma. The PIL is seeking prosecution of all Ranbaxy directors and sealing of its manufacturing units at Paonta Sahib and Devas. This was based on Ranbaxy USA's 500 million dollar settlement with the US for...
  • Patent row: Delhi HC to hear diabetes drug case 23-05-2013 10:15 AM

    New Delhi: The patent battle between US pharmaceuticals major Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) and Indian firm Glenmark Pharmaceuticals over the sale of diabetes drug Januvia comes up for hearing in the Delhi High Court on Thursday. Indian pharma company Glenmark recently came out with generic versions of Merck's type-2...
  • Ranbaxy fined $ 500 mn for selling adulterated drugs 14-05-2013 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: Generic drugmaker Ranbaxy has been fined $500 million by the US government after its subsidiary pleaded guilty to sale of adulterated drugs manufactured in India. It is the largest settlement by a generic medicine maker till date. It includes $150 million in payments for a criminal fine and...
  • India approves policy to cap prices of 348 medicine 22-11-2012 08:11 PM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: India approved a new drug pricing policy designed to increase the number of drugs deemed essential that are subject to price caps, two ministers told reporters. The move will curtail prices of costly brands sold by domestic and international drugmakers in a market that already has rock-bottom medicine...
  • Cheap drugs or just cheap tricks?

    Not Quite Miscellaneous |  Shalini
    I still remember meeting a young man of 26 who ate only once a day, to save money to pay for his mother's cancer drugs....

  • Sensex, Nifty end in the green after 8 days 22-11-2011 09:03 AM

    Mumbai: Indian equity benchmark Nifty snapped 8-day losing streak on Tuesday - bouncing back above the 4800 mark - led by technology, banks, metals and auto (four-wheeler) stocks. But the market was extremely volatile during the day due to choppy trade in rupee. Both the benchmarks trimmed gains in late...
  • A Facebook for Labcoats

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    Imagine a Facebook for scientists...A place where chemists, physicists, biologists, pharmaceutical experts all hang out. Where they upload notes, photos and detailed simulations from their...

  • Dr Reddy's rejuvenation 21-01-2011 03:36 PM

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