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Can Centralized Regulation Help Drug Quality? - Tauseef Shahidi

Livemint Recent deaths in Gambia, Uzbekistan and the US, allegedly caused by toxic drugs made in India, has the Centre reportedly planning to centralize drug regulation. How effective will this measure be? The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) is the apex regulatory body. Each state has its own regulator. The state regulators look after licencing and audit manufacturing facilities while CDSCO is responsible for approving new drugs, Imports of devices, clinical...

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Oil Imports From Russia in The First Nine Months of 2022-23 Are More Than 9 Times import in the previous year - Bharath Kancharla

Data indicates that the overall Imports from Russia in the first nine months of 2022-23 are already more than the thrice the value in the whole of 2021-22. In the case of petroleum products, this is more than 9 times., using data from the Department of Commerce's Export-Import Databank, has estimated that from April-December 2022, the total value of all Imports from Russia was worth $32.82 billion, a majority of...

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Costly wheat and the cloud over our daily bread - Sayantan Bera

Wheat prices have stayed stubborny high in India, despite several steps by the government including an export ban and announcing open market prices. - Mint Official figures show that daily retail wheat flour (atta) prices as on 1 February were 22% higher year on year, while wholesale prices were 31% higher. Wheat prices have been inching up through 2022 after a heat wave cut production and pushed the government to ban exports...

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Why India’s Balance of Payments is Headed for Hard Times -Prabhat Patnaik The yawning merchandise trade deficit is occurring not because of any economic boom but in the midst of creeping industrial stagnation. India’s current account deficit for the second quarter (July-September) of 2022-23 has reached a massive $36.4 billion, which is 4.4% of the gross domestic product, higher than at any time in the last nine years. It is only in October-December 2012 that the absolute level of the current account deficit...

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India seeks discount in rare one-year urea import tender, say sources -Nidhi Verma New Delhi: India has issued a global urea tender asking producers to quote a discount for the supply of 600,000 tonnes of urea, industry sources said and a document shows, as the nation seeks to cut import costs and secure cheaper supplies of the soil nutrient. India, where soil nutrients are sold at below market rates, annually Imports urea through tenders by authorised companies such as India Potash Ltd, Rashtriya Chemicals...

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