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Cabinet approves ban on e-cigarettes, shares of cigarette makers jump

New Delhi, Sept. 18 -- The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes in India. According to the Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the ca... Read More


Citing rampant misuse, government bans open retail sale of abortion drugs

New Delhi, Sept. 13 -- It will no more be easy to buy popular abortion pills Mifepristone and Misoprostol from your neighbourhood pharmacy, what with the government deciding to ban open retail sale of... Read More


Govt may bring in ordinance to ban manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes

New Delhi, Sept. 11 -- The Union cabinet is likely to approve an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes at a meeting on Wednesday, said two people aware of the matter. The hea... Read More


Govt may bring in ordinance to ban manufacture andsale of e-cigarettes

new delhi, Sept. 11 -- The Union cabinet is likely to approve an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes at a meeting on Wednesday, said two people aware of the matter. The hea... Read More


Capping knee implant prices helped increase sales, says drug pricing regulator

New Delhi, Sept. 11 -- Capping prices of knee implants helped more people buy them, India's drug price regulator said, two years after slashing their prices by up to 69%. The National Pharmaceutical ... Read More


Govt may bring in ordinance to ban manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes

New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- The Union cabinet is likely to approve an ordinance prohibiting the manufacture and sale of e-cigarettes at a meeting on Wednesday, said two people aware of the matter. The hea... Read More


Sitharaman-led panel weighs ordinance to ban e-cigarette sales

New Delhi, Sept. 2 -- A panel of ministers led by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will study a health ministry proposal to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes through an ordinance, two people aw... Read More


Lupin is very bullish on the Indian market, see long-term opportunities: MD

New Delhi, Aug. 28 -- The last few years have not been easy for India's pharmaceuticals industry, with consolidation of buyers in the US and accompanying pricing pressure. In an interview, Nilesh Gupt... Read More


Stent makers fail to convince panel on differential pricing

New Delhi, Aug. 28 -- Premium coronary stents may remain out of reach for Indian patients, with stent manufacturers failing to convince an expert panel that their products are special enough to be kep... Read More


Government shortlists hygiene products to be brought under price control

New Delhi, Aug. 25 -- The government has shortlisted commonly used hygiene products like soaps, adult diapers, sanitary napkins, hospital hand gloves, floor disinfectant, operation theater gum boots-t... Read More