Govt exhorts pharma firms to invest more in R&D

Government on Friday urged pharmaceutical companies to increase investment in research and development (R&D) to emerge as a hub of innovation in low cost health products and services.

'Pharma cos may post robust top-line growth in Q2'

Russia/CIS and Japan growth is likely to be muted given the rouble/yen depreciation versus the Indian rupee.

Pharma firms earn excessively; govt asked to reduce MRP of drug

Allowing pharma companies to earn excessive profit is against the principles of morality and ethics, the National Consumer Commission has said, directing the Centre to reduce the MRP of a drug for checking effects of non-cancerous tumor on which Novartis make over 100 percent gain.

Over 100 pharma firms to showcase in Tokyo fair

The show between July 2-4 will provide a platform to connect with the Japanese market and showcase manufacturing capabilities of pharma industry.

J&K HC restrains docs from accepting gifts from pharma firms

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has restrained doctors practising in the state from accepting gifts from pharmaceutical companies, saying the common man bore the brunt of such "nefarious activities".

Drugs pricing row: 4 pharma firms move HC against govt order

Four pharma firms Friday moved the Delhi High Court challenging government's new drug pricing order that asked them to slash prices of certain medicines.