Pvt hospital, docs ordered to pay Rs 15 L negligence

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The apex consumer commission has directed a private hospital at Indore and two of its doctors to pay Rs 15 lakh as compensation to a child who suffered deformity due to medical negligence during her mother’s pregnancy. National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) bench headed by Justice J M Malik ordered Vishesh Hospital and two… Read more »

Domestic crude export not economically justified

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(PTI) With nearly 85 per cent of India’s crude oil requirement being met by imports, it would not be “economically justified” to permit export of the country’s domestic crude production, the Centre has told the Delhi High Court. The submission was made by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Ministry of Petroleum… Read more »

Implement larger pictorial warning on tobacco products: SC

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the tobacco companies to immediately implement larger pictorial warning on tobacco products. The apex court lifted the stay on the Centre’s order for 85 percent warning granted by the Dharwad Bench of the Karnataka High Court. The Supreme Court also transferred all cases challenging the tobacco product warning rule… Read more »

Mumbai metro fare hike case deferred till June 20

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The Bombay High Court on Tuesday deferred the metro fare hike case till June 20. Earlier, the court extended till April 12 the stay on the proposed fare hike of the Mumbai metro rail owing to the recent recommendations made by the Fare Fixation Committee (FFC) constituted by the Centre. The metro commuters have been… Read more »

Health Ministry bans 344 fixed dose combination drugs

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Health Ministry has banned about 344 fixed dose combination drugs, including cough syrups compositions, saying they involve “risk” to humans and safer alternatives were available. The ban on the drugs comes into immediate effect and the ministry has come out with a gazette notification regarding the matter. “Altogether 344 such fixed dose combinations have been… Read more »

Delhi HC to pronounce verdict on TRAI’s tariff order on call drop

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The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its verdict on pleas challenging tariff order of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) making it mandatory for cellular operators to compensate subscribers for call drops from January onwards. A Bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath would pass the judgement on a… Read more »