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Deepak Patel


Mining: Govt develops funding models for private tie-ups
Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Globally, exploration is done by JECs, which are standalone exploration firms that specialise in exploration but not in mining.

Indian cos lose out on separate space at China exhibition
Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Indian companies would be now displaying their products at "country pavilion", the only space allotted to India.

Allergan recalls Ozurdex eye implants in India
Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Ozurdex is a biodegradable implant that is injected into the eye to treat patients suffering from diseases such as macular edema and uveitis. During a routine in-process inspection, Allergan found a loose particle of silicone on a “sampling of Ozurdex implants”.

Coal ministry yet to allot alternative blocks to SAIL
Sun, Oct 14, 2018

As the coal bed methane area was overlapping with the petroleum mining area, the coal mining lease area of these two blocks were reduced.

‘SAIL workers at risk for lack of sand mining leases in Jharkhand’
Wed, Oct 10, 2018

India’s worst mining disaster happened on December 27, 1975, in Chasnalla when 375 people died at a coal mine due to an explosion and subsequent flooding.

Oxytocin production by private companies: Delhi HC defers ban to November 1
Sat, Sep 29, 2018

The three petitioners in this case are Mylan Laboratories, Neon Laboratories and All India Drug Action Network (AIDAN). Pfizer and Mylan are two leading producers of Oxytocin in India.

Coal Mining: Steel ministry for auction even with less than three bidders
Fri, Sep 28, 2018

The first four tranches of coal auction were for the power sector and ‘non-regulated’ sector — which includes companies that produce cement, iron and steel, or captive power. The fifth tranche of auction was exclusively for the iron and steel sector.

To contain widening current account deficit: Govt raises import tariffs on 19 items
Thu, Sep 27, 2018

Washing machines, refrigerators, radial tyres, and ATF are some of products to see customs duty hikes.

‘Doctors reluctant in prescribing unbranded generic medicines’
Wed, Sep 26, 2018

The MCI on April 21, 2017, told all practising doctors to prescribe unbranded generic drugs “as far as possible”.

Reasons for Mylan’s Delhi High Court move: Oxytocin stock, doubts over investment returns
Tue, Sep 25, 2018

Till April this year, Mylan had around 50 per cent share in sales by volume of the Indian Oxytocin market.

Oxytocin: There must be threshold to define drug’s misuse as rampant, says Delhi High Court
Fri, Sep 21, 2018

Oxytocin is administered to pregnant women to “prevent and treat” postpartum haemorrhage (PPH). PPH accounts for about 35 per cent of all maternal deaths, says the World Health Organization.

Oxytocin: Delhi High Court asks for data, regulator raids at least 3 factories
Thu, Sep 20, 2018

The CDSCO official added that the data is being collected to check if the Oxytocin is being diverted by any such private licensed manufacturer “at any stage of production”.

Stressed Power Units: ‘Banks have to take more than Rs 10K crore haircut’
Tue, Sep 18, 2018

The banks would have to reduce the debt of Tata Power Project and Adani Power project by Rs 4,240 crore and Rs 3,821 crore, respectively, according to the HPC.

Stressed power units: ‘Salvage units, allow pass through of high fuel costs’
Mon, Sep 17, 2018

Since the commencement of operations, the three mega projects have been facing hardship due to under-recovery in fuel costs.

Rework trade margin plan on medical devices: PMO to Niti Aayog
Sun, Sep 16, 2018

Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED), which represents Indian medical device companies, wrote a letter to PMO on August 27 stating that “not only retailers and hospitals” but the importers too “enjoy irrational margins in the supply chain”.

Centre to pursue states for assured demand, payment
Sat, Sep 15, 2018

Distribution companies across the country are largely owned by the respective state governments. However, the power generation sector in the country has private companies as well as public companies.

Policy watch: Ministry willing to go ahead with minor suggestions by panel
Sat, Sep 15, 2018

To boost ease of doing business, the Committee has recommended that “an integrated single-window clearance process for environment clearance, forest clearance, mining lease, etc., may be created”.

Pointing to CBI shadow, Coal Ministry plays cautious on changing mining lease norms
Fri, Sep 14, 2018

On May 22 last year, a special CBI court sentenced three officials to two years in jail for allegedly allotting coal block to a private company on false net worth and level of preparedness.

Citing union pressure, Coal rolls back, puts on hold plan to let private firms mine for sale
Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Coal India Ltd and its subsidiaries account for more than 80 per cent of domestic coal output and employed 2.50 lakh workers and 30,798 supervisors as of April 2018.

Fortis board yet to determine fraud even as Shivinder Mohan Singh claims ‘misuse’
Fri, Sep 07, 2018

Fortis Healthcare had said in June that markets regulator Sebi has ordered a forensic audit in the matter of the company, which has admitted to systemic lapses in giving Rs 494.14 crore worth of loans to firms controlled by erstwhile promoters.