India Inc steps up to fund fight against coronavirus

MUMBAI: Corporate India is increasingly revealing its generous side to commit assistance in various forms in the country’s fight against the virus. Billionaire Anil Agarwal said his company Vedanta is setting aside Rs 100 crore initially to support daily wage workers and contract employees working at the mining giant’s factories in India. If the need arises, the company will

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MTaI seeks streamlining of tax & duty structure to make medical devices affordable

The rupee depreciation, combined with the high customs duty rate has increased the cost to patients, making it harder for them to have access to quality medical devices, MTaI said in a statement. NEW DELHI: Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) on Wednesday urged the government to streamline tax and duty structure in Union Budget 2020-2021 to

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‘Many eye care professionals not aware about CBS, so the condition not frequently detected’

Dr PremNandhini Satgunam, Associate Research Optometrist, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Hyderabad, along with her colleagues, has done a study on Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS), a condition in which individuals with visual impairment (VI) and with no cognitive deficits experience visual hallucinations, typically with no other sensory hallucinations. In this interview, Dr Satgunam shares

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