Top China Minister Li Shangfu’s Disappearance Puts Question Mark On Xi Jinping’s Rule

China’s Defence Minister Li Shangfu was last seen in August Beijing: The disappearance of China’s defence minister, the latest in a string of upheavals in the country’s top ranks, is stoking uncertainty about President Xi Jinping’s rule as an internal security clampdown trumps international engagement. The growing unpredictability could affect the confidence other countries place […]

Mandatory Prescription Of Generic Drugs Rule Put On Hold By Medical Panel

New Delhi: The National Medical Commission (NMC) on Thursday put on hold the regulations that make it mandatory for doctors to prescribe generic drugs and bar them from accepting gifts from pharma companies or endorsing any drug brands. The Registered Medical Practitioner (Professional Conduct) Regulations, 2023, were published on August 2. However, the Indian Medical […]