Price caps on Medical Devices : India rejects US request

New Delhi:  India has told the United States it won’t abstain from capping prices for more medical devices, regardless of pressure to rethink its stance after price controls on heart stents and knee implants spoilt the market for some U.S. firms, sources familiar with the matter said. India’s drug pricing authority is also pushing to […]

India and Mongolia to jointly combat terror

Ulaanbaatar: External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj discussed terrorism with her Mongolian counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar and the two agreed to collaborate to confront those who design and support terror outfits. Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in the Mongolian capital here on Tuesday after wrapping up her China visit, also called upon the country’s business community to seize […]

Haj: 1.75 lakh Indians to Go on this Year

Mumbai: Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi  said a record 1.75 lakh pilgrims from India will go on Haj this year after the Centre increased the pilgrims’ quota for the second consecutive year. For the first time after Independence, a record 1,75,025 pilgrims from India will go for Haj this year and that too […]

India absent from Malaria Summit in London

New Delhi: India was conspicuous by its absence from the Malaria Summit in London alongside the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) despite having the third largest malaria cases in the world after Congo and Nigeria. “India did not have a representative to participate in the summit,” said the MSL Group, the communications partner […]

CWG: India No 3

Gold Coast: The star badminton trio of Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu, and Kidambi Srikanth were the centre of attraction as the Indian contingent ended their campaign at the 21st Commonwealth Games. India bagged a total of six medals on the final day. India finished the Games with 26 golds, 20 silvers, and 20 bronze medals. […]

India Must Ensure Privacy of Aadhaar Info: IMF

Washington: The International Monetary Fund has cautioned that India should take necessary steps while implementing universal identification programmes like Aadhaar to ensure privacy and security controls. Identifying India as a leader in the biometric identification system, the IMF in its fiscal monitor report on digital governance released here said digitalisation can facilitate stronger governance, fiscal […]

Seminar: Promoting Tourism Through Air

New Delhi: Over the years, India’s airline’s sector has proven its credentials through connectivity by bridging the gap between the urban and the far-flung areas of the country. India is gradually becoming a focal point in the global aviation map- thanks to constant growth in the air traffic, route expansion, and major airport infrastructure development. […]