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NITI Aayog Comes To The Rescue As Health Ministry Clueless On ‘World’s Largest Healthcare Programme’

How much will this scheme cost? What is the timeline for its roll out? Will private sector influence cause exploitation? Only NITI Aayog has the answers. “How much money will the government be spending on insurance premiums in the new Budget announcement?” “Why did the previous scheme which guaranteed a …

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Despair Looms Large In Kashmir As Civilians Continue To Face ‘Targeted Killings’

Locals claim that contrary to official statements, the deaths near encounter sites are not necessarily a result of cross firing or “collateral damage”, but are “targeted killings” that occur a considerable distance away. The year has begun on an ominous note in Kashmir with more killings of unarmed civilians. On …

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Based On ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas’ The Budget 2018 Makes To Cry ‘Kiska Saath, Kiska Vikas’?

The Dalit and Adivasi community’s analysis of the budget shows gross under allocation – only 50.7% has been allocated towards targeted schemes for SCs and 51.24% for STs. On the 26th January 1950, we are going to enter into a life of contradictions. In politics we will have equality and …

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Harnaam Kaur – First Bearded Woman Ever in Fashion History

Harnaam Kaur has polycystic ovary syndrome, a hormonal condition that causes her to grow excess facial hair. First woman with beard of the catwalk history. This 24 years old British woman just broke out fashion stereotypes. For jewellery designer Marianna Harutunian’s show, in London, Harnaam Kaur tried her hand at …

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Budget 2018: India’s Healthcare System Needs More Money And An Urgent Overhaul

This is the last full budget of the present government and the last opportunity for it to demonstrate its commitment to India’s health and nutrition. The deaths of children in a public hospital in Gorakhpur due to alleged disruption of oxygen supply highlighted the systemic failures in public health provision. …

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Indian Richie Mukesh Ambani’s Army Of Expats At Jio

Over the past six years, Reliance Industries has hired many expats to innovate and differentiate at the world’s fastest-growing Telco. Ask any Reliance Jio insider and you will be told Building TC-22 at the Jio headquarters in Navi Mumbai is where the action is. On the seventh floor is Mukesh …

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‘Lokpal’ Will Be A Reality Soon, After Four Years On Power, Modi Govt Set To Give ‘Green Signal’ To Bill

Almost four years after it assumed power at the Centre, the Narendra Modi government is just one step away from appointing a Lokpal – a decision that is expected to be used to re-emphasise Modi’s promises of “zero tolerance against corruption” and of running a “scam-free” government. KhabarLive has learnt …

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Telangana Among Top Five Exporting States In India

The youngest State of the country, Telangana tops in driving the export economy of the country along with Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat. The Economic Survey – 2018 states that these five States account for 70 per cent of exports. In the first three years itself India’s youngest state …

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Beware Downside Risks In ‘Economic Survey’ Of India

The Economic Survey, the blueprint for 2018 Budget, is out. It gives one a feeling that all is well. A series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real GDP growth to reach 6.75 per cent this fiscal and will rise to 7 to 7.5 per cent …

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Games Politics: A Scholar’s Mantra To Boost Sports In India

Former sportspersons and professionals rather than politicians and bureaucrats should drive Indian sports federations if the country’s standards are to improve, says Geoff Schoenberg, a Research Fellow at Australia’s Deakin University, whose post-doctoral work is specifically focused on sports governance in India. “One of the common things I heard from …

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