India

Panacea promised

Generic drugs are an important piece of India’s healthcare puzzle but they are not the solution to all ills. The government’s decision to make compulsory prescription of generic drugs is a shortsighted one
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi

FS summons Pak High Commissioner, demands action against culprits

New Delhi: Amidst high tension over the mutilation of Indian soldiers’ bodies, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit was today summoned to the South Block to register India’s strong protest over the dastardly incident. Foreign Secretary Dr S Jaishankar conveyed to Basit about India’s outrage and demanded action against Pakistan’s soldiers and area commanders responsible for the act, MEA Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said in a tweet.