Govt Approves 8 Companies Under PLI Scheme For Manufacturing Medical Devices

The government has accorded approval to eight companies under the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme to promote domestic manufacturing of medical devices, the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers said on Thursday. The approvals were given during the ninth meeting of the empowered committee held on November 25 after considering all the applications as per the

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After WHO nod for Covaxin, India in touch with more countries for approval: Report

The global health body granted emergency use listing to the Bharat Biotech developed jab on November 3. The Ministry of external affairs (MEA) has reached out to a number of countries to secure approval for Covaxin, India’s first indigenous vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), following emergency use listing (EUL) from the World Health Organization

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Death of Newborn: Doctor gets 1-year jail

A gynaecologist of the Ernakulam General Hospital was sentenced to imprisonment for one year and a fine of ₹3 lakh for causing the death of a newborn by negligence. Dr. Kalakumari of Ernakulam was awarded the punishment by the Judicial First Class Magistrate Court, Ernakulam. Passing the order, magistrate S. Shamnad directed that the convict

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Ashwagandha can be effective COVID-19 preventive drug, finds research by IIT Delhi and Japan’s AIST

The drug’s development may take some time, and in the current scenario, these natural resources — Ashwagandha and Propolis — can offer some preventive or even therapeutic value, according to D Sundar, head of the Delhi Indian Institute of Technology’s Biotechnology department. NEW DELHI: Ayurvedic herb Ashwagandha can be an effective therapeutic and preventive drug against the COVID-19

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