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PUBLIC HEALTH
Impact on drug prices
The product patents regime mandated by TRIPS will make even life-saving drugs, particularly for diseases of the developing world, unaffordable to its vast populations, says M. D. Nair. More


BIOINFORMATICS
Destination India
Given India's proven expertise in the IT area, bioinformatics is an extension of the IT services segment. More
Electrical industry on comeback trail?
The Indian electrical industry is now finding a good response for its products in the international markets. More
Budget 2002 — Time for action
The budget should be more credible. The syndrome of higher fiscal deficit in the Revised Estimates, due to less revenue, more non-Plan expenditure offsetting shortfall in Plan spending has to be broken. More
Changing oil scene
THE DEVELOPMENTS in the world oil situation in recent months should be helpful to the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas when taking decisions about the scrapping of the Administrative Price Mechanism (APM)from April 1, 2002. With the ... More

Netspeak
Instant messenger: artificial buddies
THE INSTANT Instant Messenger (IM) service which enables us to chat in real time with our friends/clients is so popular that it would be difficult to find a Netizen who has not used or at least heard of it. This week we will look at a service ... More

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