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India pays for GVK Bio’s fault - archivev.asianage.com
A ban imposed by the European Union on the sale of 700 generic drugs in 28 member countries due to alleged manipulation of clinical trials data conducted by GVK Biosc-iences will cost upto $1.2 billion for the Indian pharma industry. Speaking at an event ...
West Bengal and Britain sign 21 MoUs during Mamata Banerjee’s visit - wwv.asianage.com
London: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led delegation to the UK on Tuesday clinched 21 MoUs with the UK in the fields of industry, health, education and urban development. The agreements were signed during a bilateral meeting with Britain's ...
Nitish Kumar names Kisanganj Agriculture college after Abdul Kalam - wwv.asianage.com
Patna: Paying rich tributes to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tueday named the Kisanganj Agriculture college after him. "The Agriculture college will now be known as 'Dr Kalam Agriculture College Kisanganj'," Kumar ...
Market down for 4th straight day; Sensex sheds 102 points - wwv.asianage.com
Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex fell for the fourth straight session on July 28 by 102.15 points to 27,459.23 as realty and auto shares dropped on receding hopes of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank and mixed bag of corporate earnings. After resuming in the ...
Ashish Bahuguna appointed as the new chief of food regulator FSSAI - wwv.asianage.com
New Delhi: Ashish Bahuguna, former agriculture secretary, has been appointed as the chairman of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India or FSSAI. The tenure of the chairman is for three years. Until now, Health Secretary Bhanu Pratap Sharma was ...
Stephen Hawking to answer questions on Reddit - dc.asianage.com
Have doubts in Physics? You can now have the famous physicist Stephen Hawking answer your questions on the online forum Reddit. Hawking will make his debut on Reddit’s AMA (Ask Me Anything) forum where users pose questions for people to answer.
In talks with IndiGo, not SpiceJet, says Qatar Airways - wwv.asianage.com
New Delhi: Gulf carrier Qatar Airways on July 28 said it is in talks with IndiGo, the largest Indian airline by market share and set to rest speculations that it is looking for a partnership with SpiceJet. Qatar Airways' official confirmation that it was ...
Congress protest over incomplete parking lot - dc.asianage.com
Accusing the BJP-led MCD of funds misappropriation, the Delhi Congress on Monday held a protest against the civic agency over the delays in construction of a multi-level parking at Subhash Nagar. The party also attacked the AAP-led state government of ...
Supreme Court defers hearing in Yakub Memon plea till today - archivev.asianage.com
Uncertainty continued on Monday over whether Yakub Memon, the sole 1993 Mumbai blasts convict on death row, will be hanged on July 30, with the Supreme Court asking attorney-general Mukul Rohatgi to clarify tomorrow the rules relating to curative petitions.
One of the most difficult tasks as President was deciding on the death sentence: Kalam - archivev.asianage.com
New Delhi: Dr A P J Abdul Kalam supported the abolition of capital punishment. And while India remains undecided over Yakub Memon's clemency plea, Kalam always said as President of India, he felt pain in deciding on such cases as most of them had "social ...
Supreme Court bench split over Yakub Memon's plea, refers it to CJI - archivev.asianage.com
New Delhi: The apex court has referred plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon seeking stay of his scheduled execution on July 30 in 1993 Mumbai blasts case to a larger bench. This was done after the two-member bench of Justices AR Dave and Kurian Joseph differed ...
Ola goes Myntra way, to go app-only - archivev.asianage.com
New Delhi: After Myntra, taxi aggregator Ola will go mobile-app only across its 100 cities of operations from the next month. "From just about 20 per cent of booking requests on the app at launch, Ola (now) receives as much as 99 per cent of its bookings ...
Mexico wins record seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup - wwv.asianage.com
Mexico’s Oswaldo Alanis (left) and Francisco Javier Rodriguez vie for the ball against Jamaica’s Giles Barnes in their Gold Cup final on Sunday. — AFP Mexico shook off two controversy-laden triumphs to defeat Jamaica 3-1 in Sunday’s Gold Cup final ...
Government to release stamps on popular personalities - wwv.asianage.com
New Delhi: The government will release a series of postal stamps on well-known singers, writers, freedom-fighters and painters and it also seeks designs of philatelic stamps through crowd sourcing. The decision was taken by the philatelic advisory ...
Forensic tests show downed drone operated by India, claims Pakistan Army - wwv.asianage.com
Islamabad: Pakistan's Army on Tuesday claimed that forensic tests of the drone it downed along the Line of Control (LoC) showed it was operated by the Indian Army. Military spokesman said the visuals retrieved out of the drone indicate that the Quadcopter ...