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Govt to review FDI policy in pharma sector on Monday

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 20:20

Government will take up on Monday the issue of tightening FDI in existing pharmaceutical companies in the wake of concerns over multinationals taking over domestic drug makers.

Barcode procedures for pharma companies simplified

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 13:53

In a move to simplify barcode procedures for pharmaceutical companies, the government has decided to treat mono cartons containing medicines also as primary level packaging.

FIPB clears 7 pharma FDI proposal, defers 3

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 16:10

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) on Friday cleared seven FDI proposals in Indian pharmaceutical companies, while deferring three cases on concerns of ownership control.

Pharma bigwigs join hands for new TB drug

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 08:56

Pharmaceutical companies and research institutions in association with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have stepped up efforts to aid research on a new drug for tuberculosis (TB), a disease that annually kills about three lakh in India.

S Africa national health scheme to benefit Indian pharma cos

Last Updated: Monday, December 19, 2011, 10:30

Implementation of the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) system in South Africa will benefit the Indian pharmaceutical industry by opening up opportunities for collaboration with South African companies, delegates at a seminar here have said.

‘Poor, illiterate Indians becoming guinea pigs’

Last Updated: Monday, November 14, 2011, 17:46

Pharmaceutical companies in the West have seized on developing countries like India over the past five years as a testing ground for drugs.

No automatic route for FDI into existing pharma firms

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 15:23

Tightening the norms, the Government has done away with automatic approval of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the existing pharmaceutical companies.

PM likely to review FDI in pharmaceutical on Monday

Last Updated: Sunday, October 09, 2011, 13:24

Amidst differences within the government over a proposal to put a cap on FDI in the pharmaceutical sector, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to review the issue with senior Cabinet colleagues on Monday.

Akorn to buy certain assets of Kilitch Drugs for Rs 200 cr

Last Updated: Friday, October 07, 2011, 18:57

Kilitch Drugs (India) Ltd on Friday said it has signed an agreement to sell its business of research, development manufacturing and marketing of generic pharmaceutical formulation products of its Paonta Sahib Plant in Himachal Pradesh to US-based Akorn Inc for a cash consideration of about Rs 200 crore.

Ind Ministry gives dissent note to committee on FDI in pharma

Last Updated: Sunday, October 02, 2011, 13:22

The Industry Ministry has given its dissent note to the report of the high-level committee, which suggested that all FDI proposals for takeover of existing Indian pharmaceutical companies should be approved by competition watchdog CCI.