Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said the well-being of athletes, coaches and support staff are his ministry's priority and the decision is in line with that objective.
According to the scorers, the BCCI should help them with a lump sum ex gratia amount, in cases of emergency, to both active and retired scorers.
Supreme Court seeks reply from Centre and IRDA on plea for inclusion of mental illness under insurance policies
The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from the Centre and the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) on a plea alleging violation of provisions of Mental health law, which deals with the right to equality and non-discrimination. A bench of Justices RF Nariman, Navin Sinha and BR Gavai issued a notice on the plea and sought their responses.
Insurance companies think mental illness can lead to physical illness or accident, and consequently reject what are termed bad lives or substandard lives. This is not surprising; viewed as a purely capitalist enterprise, insurance companies can be expected to only seek profit
Budget 2019: Benefits, quota skewed towards minorities, 'majority' middle class ignored; will Jaitley remedy this?
What is worse is that the middle class which can invest in education finds that the quality of education in schools is so poor that the educated cannot find jobs very easily.
Satya Pal Malik launches AB-PMJAY scheme in Jammu and Kashmir; project to provide medical insurance to 31 lakh residents
Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik said the AB-PMJAY scheme would provide medical facilities to the poor and vulnerable families in secondary and tertiary care hospitals of the country.
NHA asks states to identify eligible beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat scheme, seeks exclusion clauses in Census data
The move comes amid reports of names which don't fall in the specified deprivation categories of the SECC, being on the list of eligible PMJAY beneficiaries
The AAP, in its statement, said it was of the view a universal healthcare scheme is a must for India and Ayushman Bharat is "not at all a universal scheme and is designed in manner which is bound to fail"
Deendayal Upadhyay's dream has come true with the launch of Ayushman Bharat scheme, says Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath was praising the rolling out of the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY)-Ayushman Bharat programme by Narendra Modi from Ranchi in Jharkhand
Almost 90 percent of Maharashtra's population will benefit from Ayushman Bharat scheme, says Governor C Vidyasagar Rao
Ayushman Bharat scheme will be implemented along with Maharashtra government's existing Mahatma Phule Janarogya Yojana
Telangana won't opt for Centre's Ayushman Bharat scheme 'as of now'; sources say state health model to continue
According to official sources, one of the reasons for Telangana not joining Ayushman Bharat scheme for the time being was because of the state's Aarogyasri scheme that covers nearly 80 lakh families
Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat scheme to provide health insurance cover to 50 crore benefeciaries
Narendra Modi said the Ayushman Bharat scheme will provide a cover of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation through a network of healthcare workers.
Narendra Modi launches Ayushman Bharat scheme today: All you need to know about 'largest healthcare programme'
The ambitious Ayushman Bharat scheme aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10.74 crore poor families for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.
Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
Behind the present day backlash on H-1B visas are cold, hard numbers that say the H-1B cost advantage has vanished, especially if you add the cost of nuisance value which comes bundled with the H-1B process
US midterm elections 2018: Top data cruncher bullish on Democrats' edge, gives party 3 in 4 chance of taking House majority
America’s best known data cruncher on elections Nate Silver is bullish on Democrats winning the House at the midterm elections 2018. FiveThirtyEight is giving Democrats a 3 in 4 chance of winning enough seats for a majority and it comes with a big caveat: “Relatively small shifts could allow Republicans to keep control of the House, or could turn a blue wave into a tsunami.”
US midterm elections 2018: Donald Trump predicts hardline immigration agenda will power Republicans to victory; says America will see a 'red wave'
US president Donald Trump sharply accused congressional Democrats of allowing open borders and crime to fester, using a White House event on Monday to stoke a fall campaign fight over immigration and the U.S. southern border.
US midterm election 2018: Donald Trump acolyte Steve Bannon warns Republicans they will 'get smoked' if they lean on traditional playbook
During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to Trump said he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the election were held today, thereby ceding their majority to Democrats he's convinced will pursue impeachment.
Donald Trump embraces racially tinged rhetoric in midterm election season, hoping for strong conservative turnout
Democrats are pinning their hopes of flipping control of Congress on mobilizing liberals and minorities, particularly black voters. And Republicans' best chance of holding off a Democratic wave is strong turnout among the conservative white voters who helped sweep Trump into office and often cheer his willingness to dive into hot-button issues with racial overtones.
In US midterm election season, Donald Trump economic fiction on 'record' GDP and jobs cites figures that don't exist
US President Donald Trump is distorting the truth on U.S. economic growth and jobs, pointing to record-breaking figures that don't exist and not telling the full story on black unemployment. He cites the highest-ever gross domestic product for the US that's not there and predicts a spectacular 5 percent annual growth rate in the current quarter that hardly any economist sees.
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