Government amends DPCO to protect costly patented drugs

According to latest directive from the government, innovative patented drugs brought in by drug maker – domestic or international, will be exempt from the...

Kakinada set to get a new port and petrochemical complex

The port town of Kakinada will be transformed into a major industrial town with the foundation laid for a new greenfield port by the...

Eli Lilly to buy Loxo Oncology for $8 billion

According to Reuters, Eli Lilly said it would buy cancer drug manufacturer, Loxo Oncology for $8 billion cash pushing itself in the fast growing...

Indian drug makers shift focus to combat price erosion

Domestic drug makers are exploring avenues in new markets like China and Japan and refocussing on reviving markets like Africa, CIS and Europe to...

ICT to have a ‘Centre for Excellence’ for Process Safety Science and Engineering.

The Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai and Norwegian Safety and Risk management major Gexcon, have signed a MOU to set up ‘Centre of...

Nghi Son oil refinery offers its first jet fuel cargo

Vietnam’s Nghi Son oil refinery has offered its first jet fuel cargo, weeks after it officially began commercial production. The export cargo is ready...

Lupin partners with AbbVie to develop drugs for haematological cancer

In a major development, Lupin Ltd announced a partnership with US-headquartered global biopharmaceutical player, AbbVie Inc for developing novel oncology drug to treat haematological...
Genetically Modified Plant to purify indoor air

Genetically Modified Plants to Purify Indoor Air

Researchers have genetically modified a common indoor plant Pothos Ivy, to remove pollutants inside the house, including chloroform and benzene that have been linked to cancer, according to...

GNFC wins best technical innovation award from FAI

Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers & Chemicals Ltd. (GNFC) has been awarded with the ‘India’s Best Company of the Year Award 2017.’ Further consolidating its...

Petrotech to strengthen global oil and gas engagement – Dharmendra Pradhan

Petrotech 2019 shall be an effective platform to strengthen global oil and gas engagement, said Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and...

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