Representative Image The government will shortly release a comprehensive national e-commerce policy that will likely allow transnational online retail giants to store Indian customers’ data in overseas servers, but with riders. The policy will also clearly state the foreign direct investment (FDI) rules to prevent global ecommerce companies from distortingRead More →

Drug major Cipla and Switzerland-based Unitaid have inked a pact under which the Indian drug major would reduce price of a combination therapy which prevents infections in people living with HIV. Under the agreement, Cipla will reduce the ceiling price of the medicine (Q-TIB) by more than 30 percent fromRead More →

As many as 27,963 persons have been affected with AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) in Maharashtra as of 2017-18, state Health Minister Deepak Sawant said. Sawant, in a written reply in the Legislative Council Friday, said the state government has held several programmes under the guidance of the Centre’s NationalRead More →

Madhya Pradesh has embarked on an ambitious plan to develop 1,100 ‘climate-smart’ villages with an aim to prepare farmers to manage the climate change risks timely and ensure good productivity. “The government has been planning to develop 1,100 villages as climate-smart villages in a period of next six years,” stateRead More →

Bonsai plants offer an ideal way for urban residents to enjoy nature’s beauty at home. The word ‘bonsai’ is derived from the Japanese words ‘bon’ (meaning tray) and ‘sai’ (which means growing). So, bonsai literally means growing trees in trays. “Bonsai is an ancient horticultural art, through which, a replicaRead More →