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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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MCD staffer among two held for supplying 'ganja' in Delhi

20 Sep 2021 | 10:45 PM

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) Delhi Police on Monday held two men, including a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) employee, for allegedly supplying 'ganja' in the city and recovered over four kg of ganja from their possession.

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PM Modi, Saudi Foreign Minister exchange views on regional situation, bilateral ties

PM Modi, Saudi Foreign Minister exchange views on regional situation, bilateral ties

20 Sep 2021 | 10:15 PM

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday received Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Monday, during which the two exchanged views on the ongoing bilateral cooperation initiatives and the regional situation.

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PM, HM, UP CM condole demise of Akhara Parishad's President Mahant Narendra Giri

PM, HM, UP CM condole demise of Akhara Parishad's President Mahant Narendra Giri

20 Sep 2021 | 10:00 PM

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday expressed deep grief over the demise of Mahant Narendra Giri, the president of Akhara Parishad.

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BJP replaces Dilip Ghosh in West Bengal, appoints Sukanta Majumdar party chief

BJP replaces Dilip Ghosh in West Bengal, appoints Sukanta Majumdar party chief

20 Sep 2021 | 9:52 PM

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) The BJP on Monday appointed Sukanta Majumdar as the West Bengal BJP President, replacing Dilip Ghosh. Ghosh appointed a National Vice President of the party.

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Two members of Kala Jathedi gang arrested

Two members of Kala Jathedi gang arrested

20 Sep 2021 | 9:31 PM

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) Delhi Police has arrested two robbers of Kala Jathedi gang, police said on Monday.

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