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  • Modi government puts brakes on India's universal health plan
    Modi government puts brakes on India's universal health plan

    By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years, several government sources said, delaying a promise made in his election manifesto. The health ministry developed a draft policy on universal health care in coordination with the prime minister's office last year. The National Health Assurance Mission aims to provide free drugs, diagnostic services …

  • Treat triumph and disaster in the same way – #WeGaveItBack! So what?
    Treat triumph and disaster in the same way – #WeGaveItBack! So what?

    Over the years, MS Dhoni has had everything under control: himself, to start off with, but also over a billion of us, who cheer him on like a rockstar, …

  • India's top three mobile phone operators spend $13.6 billion in airwaves auction
    India's top three mobile phone operators spend $13.6 billion in airwaves auction

    By Aman Shah MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's top three mobile phone network operators have spent a combined $13.6 billion in a government auction of airwaves to secure almost 80 percent of the spectrum on offer, reinforcing their positions in the world's second-biggest mobile market. "The outcome of this auction ... will eventually lead to a significant outflow of funds and further burden the industry, which already remains under a debt of 2.5 trillion rupees ($39.8 billion)," Cellular …

  • ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs India – Quick Flicks
    ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs India – Quick Flicks

    Johnson vs Kohli: The Test series rivalry continues; Did Watson take the catch?; Rahane gets the faintest of faint edges …

  • Ford to triple exports from India with new $1 bln plant
    Ford to triple exports from India with new $1 bln plant

    By Aditi Shah SANAND, Gujarat (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co plans to triple exports from India with a $1 billion plant that will be one of its most heavily automated in Asia, offsetting slower sales inside the country with a push to sell more local production abroad. "India is very cost competitive, which is important particularly for small vehicles," Ford Chief Executive Mark Fields told reporters at the factory opening in Sanand, outside Gujarat's biggest city, Ahmedabad. Smaller cars are key …

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