Antibiotic Resistance Is Worrisome, but Not Hopeless

Image via iStock A century ago, the top three causes of death were infectious diseases. More than half of all people dying in the United States died because of germs. Today, they account for a few percent of deaths at most. We owe much of that, of course, to antibiotics,…

Alkem Labs Jumps 5%; Gujarat Unit Gets USFDA Nod

Mumbai: Shares of Alkem Labs today went up by over 5 per cent after the company said one of its manufacturing plants in Gujarat has obtained establishment approval from US health regulator USFDA. The stock climbed 4.91 per cent to Rs 1,377.75 on BSE. On NSE, it soared 5.16 per…

Sensex, Nifty Edge Lower on Profit-Taking After Four-Day Rally

Mumbai: Indian stock markets edged lower on Tuesday for the first time in five days as investors booked profits in banking shares such as State Bank of India amid cautious trading ahead of major central bank meetings. Asian stock markets also wobbled, after they hit a two-month high in the…

Sensex Ends Rangebound Session on a Flat Note

The Sensex and Nifty ended Tuesday’s rangebound session on a flat note as losses in banking and IT stocks offset the gains registered in metal and oil & gas stocks. The Sensex ended 13 points higher at 24,659 and Nifty ended slightly unchanged at 7,485 against its previous close. In…

ZTE Blade D2 With 5-Inch Display, 4000mAh Battery Launched

After unveiling its two mid-range ‘Blade’ handsets at MWC 2016 last month, ZTE has launched the budget Blade D2 budget smartphone on the Vietnam website. The handset is priced at VND 2,690,000 (roughly Rs. 8,100) and for now is available in Vietnam only. The company is yet to officially launch…