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Ayushman Bharat : Delhi govt yet to take a call on signing MoU with Centre 19.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
he implementation of the government's ambitious Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme in the national capital hangs in balance as the Delhi government is yet to take a call on signing an MoU with the Centre over it. The Delhi government has not yet given its approval for being part of the health insurance scheme which aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually and benefit more than 10 crore poor families across India. According to Director General Health Services Kirti Bhushan, the draft memorandum of understanding (MoU) sent by the Health Ministry is still being examined. "The central government is taking into account the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data of 2011 to ascertain the beneficiaries under the scheme. Going by that, in Delhi, only 30 lakh people can be covered under this data. "This population is much less than the 1 crore and 80 lakh population," he said, adding that the Delhi government is also working towards implementing its own health insurance scheme. ...
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With fall in rupee, rising crude prices, current account deficit to increase to 2.8% of GDP 19.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
 India's current account deficit is expected to widen to 2.8% of the GDP in this financial year, says a Nomura report. With rising oil prices, depreciating rupee and outflow of portfolio investments, there are concerns that CAD might rise in the current fiscal. "Overall, we expect the current account deficit to widen to 2.8% of GDP in FY19 from 1.9% in FY18," the Japanese financial services major said. It further said that "balance of payment (BOP) funding to remain a challenge in FY19 as the basic BOP (current account + net FDI) is negative and portfolio flows also remain negative". CAD, which is the difference between the inflow and outflow of foreign exchange, jumped to USD 48.7 billion, or 1.9% of GDP, in 2017-18 fiscal. This was higher than USD 14.4 billion, or 0.6%, CAD in 2016-17 fiscal. According to official figures India's trade deficit, or the gap between exports and imports, in July widened to USD 18 billion, the most in more than five years. Trade shortfall puts pressure on the current ...
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Former Australian fast-bowler Mitchell Johnson retires from all forms of cricket 19.8.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Former Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The 36-year-old, who bid adieu to international cricket in November 2015, said that he had hoped to continue playing for domestic T20 leagues, but his body has started to shut down, cricket.com.au reported. "It's over. I've bowled my final ball. Taken my final wicket. Today I announce my retirement from all forms of cricket," Perthnow.com.au quoted Johnson, as saying. "I had hoped to continue playing in various Twenty20 competitions around the world until perhaps the middle of next year. But the fact is my body is starting to shut down," he added. The Perth Scorchers player admitted that he would not be able to give his 100 per cent to the team and that he is now absolutely ready to 'break clear of playing cricket'. Reflecting on his future course of action, the paceman indicated that he might take up coaching despite having no official experience. "My competitive urge hasn't left me and hopefully ...
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Calangute church takes up drugs, flesh trade concerns with sarpanch 19.8.2018 The Navhind Times
CALANGUTE: Calangute church authorities, following concerns raised by residents over drug peddling, flesh trade activity, indulgence in loud music by establishments serving tourists and other issues, on Saturday called on the sarpanch Shawn Martins and apprised him of the problems faced by the villagers. The parish priest, along with executive committee members of tourism and ...
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Goa’s credit deposit ratio is lowest in country:  RBI official 19.8.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
PANAJI : General manager of the Reserve Bank of India in Goa, S T Kannan on Saturday said the credit deposit ratio in Goa is presently lowest in the country, standing at between 28 per cent and 30 per cent, and if the state wants to target at higher gross domestic product then it should ...
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Clean Banking is new normal for banks, says Rajiv Kumar 19.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
The NPA crisis brought opportunity for introduction of responsible and responsive banking.
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Turkey to defy eco threats 19.8.2018 Free Press Journal: World
Istanbul : Turkey’s President has said his country will stand strong against an “attempted economic
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Illegal saw mills destroyed in Garo Hills 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Illegal saw mills destroyed in Garo Hills
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Chinese investors to visit NE in September 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Chinese investors to visit NE in September
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Assam yet to contact Kerala on flood-hit migrant workers 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam yet to contact Kerala on flood-hit migrant workers
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‘Kaptan’ Imran takes over as Pakistan PM 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Kaptan’ Imran takes over as Pakistan PM
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Imran Khan begins his new innings 19.8.2018 World News – The Navhind Times
ISLAMABAD: ‘Kaptan’ Imran Khan on Saturday began a new innings as Pakistan’s Prime Minister, assuming the reins at a time when the country was facing serious financial woes, uneasy ties with its neighbours and possible international sanctions for failing to combat terrorism. Khan (65), the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, was administered the oath of ...
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From data analysts to copy editors: RBI is hiring for multiple job profiles 19.8.2018 DNA: Top News
Reserve Bank of India is hiring.. And not only data wizards , there are jobs available for English postgraduates and those in the field of Human Resource!   All total there are 60 jobs up for grabs. It is for direct recruitment for specialists in Grade B. Interested candidates can only apply online for the available jobs. The application process will be open from 17th August to 7th September. The examination, comprising of three different papers will be held on 29th September.  The posts for which RBI is hiring are, Finance, Data Analysts, Risk Analysts, Forensic Audit, Copy Editing and Human Resources. Selected candidates will get a basic pay of Rs 35,000 and will also be eligible for DA, HRA etc.  Successful candidates will be getting Rs 75,000 per month initially.  Candidates from 24-34 years of age can apply for the posts. Relaxation of five years available for SC-STs and three years for OBCs.      The application fee is Rs 850 for general and OBC candidates and Rs 100 for SC/ST candidate. No ...
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Is being poor in this country a sin? 19.8.2018 Panorama – The Navhind Times
Shashi Shekhar   As I write these lines, the anguished cries of innocent girls in Muzaffarpur and Deoria are weighing heavy on my heart and my mind. Why don’t those eager to celebrate India’s Independence Day pause and think about this: In more than seven decades, what have we contributed to the nation’s childhood and ...
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The shrinking of St Stephen’s 19.8.2018 Panorama – The Navhind Times
Ramachandra Guha   The lawn in front of the main building of St Stephen’s College is called Andrews Court. It is named for an Englishman who was greatly beloved of India and Indians. Charles Freer Andrews came to this country in 1904 as a teaching missionary. Unlike other Europeans, he did not stand aloof from ...
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Robot wars: China shows off automated doctors, teachers and combat stars 19.8.2018 The Asian Age | Home
China is deadly serious about riding the robotic wave with an eye on its economy.
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No difference between ‘party’ and ‘state’ under Modi regime: Sibal 19.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Nagpur: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday said the dividing line between the “state”
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Former cricketer Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan's prime minister 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Former cricketer Imran Khan sworn-in as Pakistan's prime minister
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Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan says to challenge 'games' on the eco... 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan says to challenge 'games' on the eco...
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Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin 19.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin
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