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Free treatment of 1.26 crore, over 12.5 crore e-cards issued under Ayushman Bharat scheme

Free treatment of 1.26 crore, over 12.5 crore e-cards issued under Ayushman Bharat scheme

New Delhi, Sep 23 (UNI) Altogether 1.26 crore people have availed treatment free-of-cost and more than 12 and a half crore e-cards have been issued since the launch of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana in September 2018, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan has said.

Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was presiding over Arogya Manthan 2.0 late on Tuesday on the second anniversary of the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, described the scheme as a historic step and the largest health plan in the world, providing free health insurance to more than 53 crore Indians of socially and economically weaker sections by providing health insurance of Rs five lakh per family per year.

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Farms Law Committee: CJI against 'maligning' of 'brilliant minds'

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20 Jan 2021 | 10:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Chief Justice (CJI) SA Bobde on Wednesday expressed unhappiness at the public criticism against the members of the committee constituted by the Supreme Court, to negotiate on the farmers' protests, stating that they were 'Brilliant Minds.'

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Indian vaccines reach Maldives, Bhutan

Indian vaccines reach Maldives, Bhutan

20 Jan 2021 | 9:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The consignments of India-made vaccines reached the island nation of Maldives and the Himalayan nation of Bhutan on Wednesday.

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BJP, TMC members argue over pol violence in WB in Parliamentary Committee

20 Jan 2021 | 9:28 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs on Wednesday witnessed heated exchanges between BJP and TMC members, as the two sides accused each other of abetting political violence in West Bengal.

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Govt proposes to put farm laws on hold for 1 5 years, next round of talks on Jan 22

Govt proposes to put farm laws on hold for 1 5 years, next round of talks on Jan 22

20 Jan 2021 | 9:10 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The tenth round of talks between the Government and farmers' unions concluded on Wednesday evening, with the Government proposing to put the farm laws on hold for one-and-a-half years.

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NDRF celebrates its 16th Foundation Day

NDRF celebrates its 16th Foundation Day

20 Jan 2021 | 9:04 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Wednesday celebrated its 16th Foundation Day on January 20.

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