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Aurobindo Pharma HIV drug gets USFDA approval under PEPFAR

Aurobindo Pharma said it received tentative approval for its for anti-HIV drug Dolutegravir, Lamivudine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate under the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief or PEPFAR.The approved product is used for the treatment of HIV-1 infection along as a complete regimen in adults and pediatric patients weighing

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10.6% of Indians have mental disorders; country faces severe shortage

About 10.6% of adults in India suffer from some sort of mental disorder, including substance abuse problems, a study by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences or NIMHANS found.The study was conducted in 12 states of India by the Bangalore-based institution.Those with mental disorders were classified as those

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SBI, IOB and Corp Bank only PSBs to charge for mobile NEFT

Only three public sector banks -- State Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank and Corporation Bank -- levy charges on even the smallest money transfer done via mobile phones using the National Electronic Fund Transfer or NEFT facility, data compiled from public sector banks show.None of the remaining 18 public

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India achieves only 14% of rooftop solar power target

Even as India more or less sticks to the target on adding large solar farms under its ambitious Solar Mission project, the other leg of the plan -- rooftop solar -- remains woefully behind target.Under the solar mission, India is supposed to have put in 5,000 megawatt of solar plants

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Nawaz Sharif Proves Unlucky For The Third Time

Nawaz Sharif is third time unlucky to have to abandon his term as the democratically elected Prime Minister of Pakistan.With the Supreme Court disqualifying him over the corruption cases for ten years, sixty-seven-year-old Sharif’s premiership comes to end one year before his term expires.It also potentially means the termination

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Reliance Defence Engg launches patrol ships for Indian Navy

Reliance Defence and Engineering, controlled by Reliance Infrastructure, said it 'launched' the first two of its five patrol vessels being built for the Indian Navy at its shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat.The ships are being constructed under the "P-21" project.The Company is also engaged in construction of one Training ship

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Surya introduces 32-watt full-size ceiling fan with BLDC technology

Surya Roshni, one of India's oldest electrical brands, said it launched what could be India's most power efficient full-size ceiling fan -- the SS-32.The fan belongs to the new breed of brushless or BLDC fans that use an electronic circuit to convert alternating current into direct current or DC, instead

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