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Monday, September 7, 2015
Top Headlines: Govt to curb prescription and sale of antibiotics to combat drug resistance
The government may soon issue restrictions on prescription and sale of commonly used antibiotics in an attempt to avoid development of drug resistance to infectious diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, urinary tract infection and even HIV.
In a significant de-escalation of ongoing protests following PM Narendra Modi clarifying that defence personnel who take voluntary retirement would also get the benefit of OROP scheme, military veterans on Sunday withdrew their hunger strikes.
A 29-year-old woman traffic police constable was allegedly manhandled at a traffic signal here by an unidentified man who was taking his wife to a hospital in an ambulance and lost his cool as they were slowed down by a heavy flow of vehicles.
Market regulator Sebi has started inspecting the books of the troubled JPMorgan Mutual Fund and is also looking into its processes to see what went wrong with two of the fund house's schemes - JPMorgan India Treasury Fund and JPMorgan India Short Term Income Fund.