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Your Crocin, condoms and other drugs will get costlier from 1 April: Here's why
India

Your Crocin, condoms and other drugs will get costlier from 1 April: Here's why

The national drug pricing body recently announced an annual change of 10.76 per cent in the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for over 800 scheduled drugs and medical devices. These include some of the most common drugs such as paracetamol, azithromycin and contraceptives

Indo-US trade war is a new challenge to India’s TB elimination program
India

Indo-US trade war is a new challenge to India’s TB elimination program

In the recent past, the elimination of TB has been given the highest priority by the government.

Chemists declare nationwide strike today against Centre's move to regularise online pharmacies
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Chemists declare nationwide strike today against Centre's move to regularise online pharmacies

The All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) has opposed the government's decision, stating e-pharmacy poses threat to their business and could lead to the risk of drug abuse.

Chemists' strike: Maharashtra minister warns pharmacies selling medicines in excess
India

Chemists' strike: Maharashtra minister warns pharmacies selling medicines in excess

Licences of those chemists who sell in excess to the prescribed quantity, will be cancelled, said Maharashtra state food, drugs and civil supplies minister Girish Bapat.

App to reveal if your beer is fresh or stale
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App to reveal if your beer is fresh or stale

In this scorching heat, chilled beer is what comes to your rescue but what if it has gone stale, threatening to spoil your party? No worries as now there is a smartphone app that can tell you if your beer is fresh to be gulped down tonight.

No medicine for three days as Maharashtra chemists go on strike
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No medicine for three days as Maharashtra chemists go on strike

Chemists' associations will protest the FDA's crackdown on chemists operating without qualified pharmacists. There are around 55,000 chemists in Maharashtra of which 7,000 operate in Mumbai.<br /><br />