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10% price hike cap on most medical devic...

10% price hike cap on most medical devices

The prices of all medical devices except for stents, condoms and intrauterine devices can only be raised by up to 10% in a year, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) said in a new office order on Friday. read more »

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India snubs new UN chief, rejects mediat...

India snubs new UN chief, rejects mediation on Kashmir issue

India has again reiterated that only a bilateral solution to the Kashmir issue is possible, amid signs that new United Nations (UN) secretary general Antonio Gutterres was looking at ways to break the deadlock between the two... read more »

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Didn’t violate Myanmar airspace: B...

Didn’t violate Myanmar airspace: BSF

Authorities there recently approached New Delhi complaining about sighting of an Indian helicopter by their trooper. read more »

France opens war crimes inquiry against Assad regime

French authorities have launched a criminal probe against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for alleged war crimes committed between 2011 and 2013, sources said. Paris... read more »

NATO Troops Reach Kunduz to Support Afghan Forces

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: NATO said Wednesday its special forces have reached Kunduz to support Afghan troops after the Taliban seized the northern city, repelled a counter-attack and advanced... read more »

Hajj Stampede: Saudi Arabia police say 1,100 photos of dead are from start of hajj

Saudi Arabia today said the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the hajj are from the entire pilgrimage and not just a disaster... read more »

Crude oil futures plunge Rs 68 on weak Asian cues

NEW DELHI: Crude oil futures fell sharply by Rs 68 to Rs 2,990 per barrel on Thursday as speculators reduced bets amid a weakening trend in Asian trade. At Multi Commodity Exchange, crude... read more »

Idea gets shareholders nod to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore

Idea Cellular said its shareholders have approved to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore through issue of non-convertible securities on private placement basis in one or more tranches The company, which... read more »