SPURIOUS DRUGS

  • Major pharmaceutical firm under scrutiny for producing spurious drugs October 17, 2013

    Ambala: Fake drugs are one of India's worst kept secrets. Almost 45 per cent of drugs distributed in the country are manufactured in Himachal Pradesh and a major company based in the state, Vardhaman Pharmaceuticals, is under scrutiny for producing and distributing spurious drugs across the country. Filthy machines prepare spurious...
  • J&K: Crime Branch to probe spurious drug scam April 21, 2013

    Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered separate probes by the Crime Branch and the Vigilance Department into the purchase and supply of spurious drugs in the state. These spurious drugs were being administered to patients over the last three years according to reports. A shutdown was observed in...
  • Pak: Toll in spurious drugs incident reaches 100 January 27, 2012

    Lahore: The number of people who died after taking spurious drugs supplied by a staterun hospital in Pakistan's Punjab province has touched 100 even as scores more continue to be treated in hospitals across the province, officials said on Thursday. Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, who also holds the health portfolio, on...