Laurus Labs partners UN organisation for sales of HIV/AIDS pills

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Laurus Labs said that its has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with United Nations’ The Global Fund to sell a generic version of Viiv Healthcare’s dolutegravir (DTG) tablets in the Sub-Saharan countries for three years. Tenofovir/Lamivudine/Dolutegravir (TLD) is a combination drug used for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Laurus had previously received approval […]

1,104 people die during clinical trials in India in 3 years

A total of 1,104 people have died during clinical trials of various drugs and procedures in India in the last three years, according to the ministry of health and family welfare. However, not everyone who died during clinical trials are found to have died from the procedure through subsequent examinations. Only the patients who are […]

Nikki Haley again urges India to respect religions and avoid “divisions”

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley again urged India to ‘respect’ all religions so as to avoid ‘divisions’ within the country. Soon after arriving in India on Tuesday, Haley had emphasized ‘freedom of religion’ in a comment to the media. She also urged India to relook at its relationships with Iran and Russia […]

CSE bats for putting clear limits on carbon emissions by countries

Centre for Science and Environment, one of India’s biggest environmental research and lobbying organization, has said that the current proposal to set a target of limiting temperature increase to 1.5 degrees could be a ‘hollow shell’ if no limits are placed on individual country emissions. Countries from across the world are negotiating in the Paris […]