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Putting a price on health

When Naresh Chandra first heard about the Narendra Modi governments ambitious plan to roll out the Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission, toured as the worlds biggest health insurance scheme, it sounded like the answer to his prayers. The 62-year-old…
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Two News18 Reporters Attacked in Punjab’s Ferozpur for Reporting on Mining Mafia

When the two News18 reporters reached the site to investigate the mining activities, they were surrounded by a group of unidentifiable people who attacked them and damaged their camera. Representative image (PTI) Ferozepur : Two News18 journalists were attacked by…
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PDP MP stands by 'partition remark'

[India], July 28 (ANI): Standing by his remarks on lynching People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig on Saturday and said he would have felt like a coward if he didn’t put forth his point of view. Reiterating his…
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Modi meets Cyril Ramaphosa amid media row over visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday as part of multiple bilaterals scheduled on the sidelines of the BRICs summit in Johannesburg even as local media reported that he had come close to…
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Can become chief minister in a minute if I want, but I’m not too keen: BJP MP Hema Malini

Jaipur: Actor-turned-politician Hema Malini on Thursday said that she can become the chief minister anytime she wants but she would rather be free to pursue other interests. “If I want to I can become that in a minute, but I…
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Rajnath Singh: India in talks with Bangladesh for deporting Rohingyas

Responding to a specific query in Rajya Sabha during Question Hour by Anand Sharma about talks with Bangladesh over the issue, he said that there has been a discussion between the Indian and Bangladeshi External Affairs Ministers on the issue…
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CPI(M) supports Maratha community’s demand for reservation- The New Indian Express

By PTI MUMBAI: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) today came out in support of the Maratha community protesting for reservation in government jobs and education. The party said tomorrow’s Mumbai bandh, called by Maratha outfits to push for their…
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BJP on Rafale price issue

 The BJP today dismissed the questions raised by the Congress on the Rafale deal as a “collective singing of falsehood” to defend Rahul Gandhi, who, it said, was “prima facie guilty of breach of privilege for misleading” the Lok Sabha.…
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After “Distrust” Allegation, Ad Starring Amitabh Bachchan Withdrawn

The jewellery ad features Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter Shweta Nanda. Kochi:  A leading jewelry chain today withdrew a one-and-a-half minute long advertisement featuring megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda after it came under attack from a…
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Sanitary napkins to be exempt from GST, says Piyush Goyal | india news

Sanitary napkins will be exempt from Goods and Services Tax (GST), finance minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday after a meeting of the GST Council. Sanitary napkins are taxed 12% under the one-year old GST regime, which attracted serious criticism…
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