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Merely 27% Indians covered by health insurance, says report

Merely 27% Indians covered by health insurance, says report

On the other hand, private sector expenditure constitutes 70 per cent of the total healthcare expenditure out of which 62 per cent is out of pocket while only eight per cent is covered through pre-financed instruments, as per World Bank Data. 
 

Dec 18, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Stop 'fatwas' against 'nationalist' values that guide us to help Indians: Modi

Stop 'fatwas' against 'nationalist' values that guide us to help Indians: Modi

"It is our nationalism that made us get Father Tom and Ram and our daughter Judith from difficult situations abroad," he said.

Dec 03, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Indians prefer YouTube for music, Facebook for news, claims study

Indians prefer YouTube for music, Facebook for news, claims study

Indian internet users largely consume music content on YouTube, while they prefer to catch news updates on Facebook, it has emerged. 

Nov 07, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Heart failures among Indians a decade earlier than west: Experts

Heart failures among Indians a decade earlier than west: Experts

On the eve of World Heart Day, AIIMS cardiologist Sundeep Mishra cautioned citizens against early cardiac issues as out-of-pocket expenditure and lack of infrastructure are corroborating to the increase in disease prevalence, while Cardiological Society of India President M.S. Hiremath said that a third of heart failure patients die in the hospitals within six months of their diagnosis.

Sep 29, 2017, 10:56 AM IST
Hurricane Irma: MEA issues helpline numbers, says in touch with Indians

Hurricane Irma: MEA issues helpline numbers, says in touch with Indians

The ministry's spokesman Raveesh Kumar said the Indian missions in the four countries were in touch with local government officials to provide assistance to the affected Indians.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Indians account for 74% of total H-1B visa requests in current US fiscal

Indians account for 74% of total H-1B visa requests in current US fiscal

With 2.47 lakh applications till June 30, 2017, the Indians were the largest group, followed by China with 36,362 and Canada 3,551. 

Aug 20, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Pakistan grants nationality to 298 Indians in five years: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan

Pakistan grants nationality to 298 Indians in five years: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan

Only 15 were given nationality in 2015, while 69 got it in 2016, until April 14 this year, 15 Indians got nationality, the statement said.

 

Aug 20, 2017, 13:52 PM IST
Gurinder Chadha hopes Indians love 'Partition: 1947'

Gurinder Chadha hopes Indians love 'Partition: 1947'

Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha says she has made "Partition: 1947" with "lot of love", and hopes it is appreciated by Indian audiences.

Aug 18, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Chinese airline staff 'misbehave' with Indians, Delhi takes up complaint

Chinese airline staff 'misbehave' with Indians, Delhi takes up complaint

The matter has been taken up with the Shanghai Foreign Affairs Office of the Chinese Foreign Ministry and Pudong airport authorities after it was brought to the notice of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, sources told PTI.

Aug 13, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

3 Indians arrested for illegally staying in Lanka

Three Indians have been arrested for illegally staying in Sri Lanka, a media report has said.

Aug 13, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Harvard biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe plaint

Harvard biased against Indians, Asians: US to probe plaint

Justice Department Spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said: "The complaint alleges racial discrimination against Asian-Americans in a university`s admission policy and practices."

Aug 04, 2017, 23:30 PM IST

Don't come on visit visas for job hunting in UAE: Indians told

The advisory follows a high number of calls and visits to the Consulate by Indian workers who have been duped by agents or employers on a regular basis.

Aug 03, 2017, 20:53 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on 39 abducted Indians

Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on 39 abducted Indians

Al-Jaafari's visit from July 24 to July 28 to India comes two weeks after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced liberation of Mosul.

Jul 23, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
Indians vulnerable to rare genetic diseases, says study

Indians vulnerable to rare genetic diseases, says study

Several diseases specific to South Asian populations had been identified in the past, but the genetic causes of the vast majority remained largely mysterious.

Jul 19, 2017, 13:44 PM IST
Laziest people on Earth belong to 'THIS' country - Read to know!

Laziest people on Earth belong to 'THIS' country - Read to know!

 India ranked 39 among the world's laziest countries, with people taking just 4,297 steps a day.

Jul 14, 2017, 20:31 PM IST

Indians believed abducted by IS in Iraq may be in Mosul: Kin

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the families the government had received information that some Indian men were in Mosul, from where the 39 men had gone missing three years ago.

Jun 09, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
MEA helped over 80,000 Indians stuck in difficult situations abroad: Sushma

MEA helped over 80,000 Indians stuck in difficult situations abroad: Sushma

The minister said that helping the distressed Indians living abroad and the NRIs has been a top priority of her ministry.

Jun 05, 2017, 22:12 PM IST
Take this pictorial tour of PM Modi's France visit – from Elysee Palace to Arc de Triomphe

Take this pictorial tour of PM Modi's France visit – from Elysee Palace to Arc de Triomphe

PM Modi also paid his homage at Arc de Triomphe in Paris built in memory of Indians. 

Jun 03, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

UN denies its observers attacked by Indians in Kashmir

The UN has denied that its observers in Kashmir came under attack from Indian Army in Kashmir, refuting the Pakistani allegations.

May 24, 2017, 23:33 PM IST

40 consulate sub-offices for NRIs soon: Akali leader

"India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries where NRIs have settled in large numbers," the Anandpur Sahib MP said in a statement here.

May 14, 2017, 18:25 PM IST