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US FDA orders the disposal of Ranitidine

After months of study, the FDA has concluded that the ranitidine drug contains unacceptable levels of carcinogenic impurities and called for its disposal. About the Issue The US Food and Drug Administration had tested the drug ranitidine over several months for presence of impurities. It discovered the presence of a carcinogenic substance called NDMA. It ..

National Disaster Management Authority

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) along with the Uttar Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (UPSDMA) conducted one of the largest Mock Search and Rescue Exercises to review preparedness for floods in the ongoing monsoon season. Rising river waters have a tendency to wreak great havoc and cause significant loss of life and limb in ..

Disasters’ Destroying Economic Potential

As per the Odisha Economic Survey 2018-2019, Odisha s economic growth was severely hindered by several natural disasters which have occurred at frequent intervals. What does the survey say? Disasters have caused enormous losses to life, livelihoods, property, and infrastructure. This has put an impediment on the State s economic growth trajectory. Historically, droughts and ..

New Delhi hosts 2017 India Disaster Response Summit

The India Disaster Response Summit has inaugurated by Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, in New Delhi on November 9, 2017. The summit is jointly organised by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Facebook to leverage social media platforms to ‘prepare, respond and recover’ for, during and after natural disasters ..

About National Disaster Management Authority

About NDMA: Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is the chairman and General NC Vij is the Vice chairman. Government of India (GOI), in recognition of the importance of Disaster Management as a national priority, has set up a High-Powered Committee (HPC) in August 1999 and also a nation committee after the Gujarat earthquake, for making ..