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HEALTHCARE SECTOR

Pharmacy Fiasco: Online Pharmacies To Seek Legal Recourse As Madras High Court Bans Online Sale Of Drugs & Medicines

Chennai, December 19: Six e-pharmacy companies approached the Madras High Court to appeal against the recent order directing a blanket ban on the online sale of medicines till the Government of India comes out with a new regulation. A common platform formed by these six major players have impleaded in the petition filed by the …

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SC stalls Sale Of Fortis To IHH Over Daiichi’s Plea

New Delhi, December 15: IHH Healthcare Berhad, a Malaysian-Singaporean private healthcare group, which had earlier this year won the bidding war for India’s second-largest hospital chain, fortis, will have to wait now. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi maintained a Status Quo on the sale of Fortis Healthcare …

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Delhi High Court Restrains Sale Of Medicines Through e-Pharmacies

New Delhi, December 13: Selling medicines online is now illegal in India. India’s growing e-pharma industry has received a sickening blow. The Delhi High court has ordered a complete ban on online pharmacies selling medicines across the country as the same it is not permitted under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, …

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SC Quashes CCI’s Plea To Probe Jio’s Cartelisation Allegation

New Delhi, December 5: In a major relief to Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel, the Supreme Court today dismissed the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) plea to allow it to probe the allegations made by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd of cartelization against its rival telecom companies. Reliance in 2016 approached the …

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National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority: Analysis and Suggestions

To bring about a greater degree of transparency and objectivity to the pharmaceutical industry, the Government of India in 1997 constituted an advisory body – National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), entrusted with the power to fix prices of bulk drugs and formulations. Most people in India buy healthcare from the …

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