The decision was taken after the drug controller found the companies' response to a 17 July show-cause notice asking them to explain why their licences should not be suspended unsatisfactory
The Tata Group has entered into a partnership agreement with the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), an institute of national importance, for commercial production of COVID-19 testing kits
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Mumbai, Ahmedabad among India's worst hit cities as COVID-19 count crosses 81,000
Coronavirus Outbeak LIVE Updates: The number of coronavirus cases in Ahmedabad district rose to 7,171 after 261 new cases were reported since Thursday night, officials said. Of the 20 COVID-19 patients who died across Gujarat during this period, 14 died at hospitals in Ahmedabad city, said Principal Secretary, Health, Jayanti Ravi. Death toll in the district thus reached 479.
Coronavirus India Update, May 15: Cases cross 80,000, call for a tobacco ban, PM-CARES Fund for vaccine development
The caseload of COVID-19 in India has now reached 81,970. There are currently 51,401 active cases, with the death toll now reaching 2,649 in the country.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Piyush Goyal accuses Bengal govt of not giving permission for enough special trains to bring stranded people home
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Kerala reported 26 fresh infections and three recoveries on Thursday, as the pandemic appears to strengthen more in the state after significantly slowing down.
Delhi Customs officials seize PPE kits, sanitisers and lakhs of masks; consignments were being smuggled to US, UAE and Europe
Large quantities of sanitiser, PPE kits, masks and its raw materials being sent abroad illegally have been seized by customs officials at the cargo terminal in New Delhi, officials said
'Nothing will go to migrants': P Chidambaram casts doubts over disbursal of Rs 1,000 crore allocated by PM-CARES
Congress leader and former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said that the Rs 1,000 crore allocated by PM-CARES Fund to aid migrant workers, affected by the countrywide lockdown, will not reach them.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Cases reach 3,232 in Maharashtra's Pune district, toll touches 175; cop tests positive in Delhi's Dwarka
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: With 98 new coronavirus positive cases reported in the last 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 patients in Pune district of Maharashtra grew to 3,232.
P Chidambaram mocks Narendra Modi's Rs 20 lakh crore package announcement, says PM gave us 'headline and blank page'
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday mocked the prime minister's announcement of a Rs 20 lakh crore financial package as a 'headline and blank page', and said he was looking forward to the finance minister filling the blank page.
Congress dismisses Narendra Modi's 'headline-grabbing' Rs 20 lakh crore package announcement; BJP hails move aimed at making India 'self-reliant'
The Congress on Tuesday dubbed the stimulus package of Rs 20 lakh crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as one that only grabs headlines, while the ruling BJP hailed it as the world's largest holistic package.
Narendra Modi Today on Coronavirus Updates: Information on 'new and improved' lockdown 4.0 will be given before 18 May, says PM
Narendra Modi Today on Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that based on the suggestions by states, information about the extension of coronavirus lockdown will be given before 18 May. We will fight Corona and we will move forward, he added.
Narendra Modi says new rules for lockdown 4.0 soon, announces Rs 20 lakh crore package for 'self-reliant' India; key takeaways
Modi said that the fourth phase of the nationwide COVID-19 induced lockdown would be in a "new form with new rules"
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Narendra Modi says measures needed in third phase of COVID-19 lockdown aren't required in fourth phase
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: 798 more coronavirus cases and six deaths were reported in Tamil Nadu on Monday. Total number of cases in the state is now at 8,002, including 5,895 active cases, 2,051 discharged and 53 deaths, the state health department said.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Case count in Uttar Pradesh jumps to 3,467 as state reports 102 new infections, five deaths; Agra worst-affected district with 756 cases
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reported five more coronavirus deaths on Sunday as 102 fresh cases surfaced, pushing the state's infection tally to 3,467. So far, 79 people have died of the infection in the state.
As COVID-19 lockdowns ease worldwide, experts warn question is not whether second wave will hit us, but when and how badly
From the marbled halls of Italy to the wheat fields of Kansas, health authorities are increasingly warning that the question isn’t whether a second wave of COVID-19 infections and deaths will hit, but when — and how badly
China launches quiet drive against companies exporting adulterated, fake materials in bid to arrest anti-Beijing sentiments
China's Food and Drug Administration has launched a drive to prepare a list of pharmaceutical exporters for frequent inspection of supplies and to ensure severe punishment for substandard medical equipment and drugs
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Haryana to impose 12-hour curfew between 7 pm and 7 am from Monday; state has reported 442 cases
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Curfew will be imposed in Haryana from 7 pm to 7 am with effect from May 4, state Chief Secretary Keshni Anand Arora said on Sunday.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 20-day-old infant among six deaths reported in Rajasthan today; COVID-19 cases rise to 2,772 with 106 new infections
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reported death of a 20-day-old infant and five others due to COVID-19 on Saturday with the state recording 106 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking the infection tally to 2,772. The 20-day-old child breathed his last at J K Lon hospital in Jaipur on Friday. With six more deaths, the fatality count has increased to 68 in the state.
Beijing expresses 'deep concern' after ICMR cancels orders of rapid test kits, says it's unfair for certain individuals to label them as 'faulty'
After ICMR cancelled orders of rapid test kits from two Chinese companies, Chinese embassy Spokeperson Ji Rong issued a statement saying it is "unfair and irresponsible for certain individuals to label Chinese products as 'faulty' and look at the issues with preemptive prejudice"
No evidence to prove plasma therapy can cure COVID-19, ICMR still studying its efficacy, says health ministry
The Health Ministry on Tuesday said currently plasma therapy is at experimental stage and there is no evidence yet to support that it can be used as treatment for COVID-19.