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West Bengal 1st state to opt out of ‘Modicare’

West Bengal 1st state to opt out of ‘Modicare’

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday declared that her State won't provide financial support to the 'National Health Protection Scheme' or ModiCare. She further said Bengal will not "waste" its hard-earned resources to contribute its share to the programme. ModiCare seeks to provide an annual health cover of Rs 5 lakh to 10 crore households in the country.
2nd T20I:

2nd T20I:

South Africa skipper JP Duminy won a crucial toss and immediately elected to chase against India in the second T20I. With the rain predictions later in the day as well, it was a no-brainer that Duminy chose to chase against Virat Kohli and his boys in the must-win game. India are 1-0 up in the series and a win here will give them another series win.

Avani Chaturvedi becomes first Indian wo

Avani Chaturvedi becomes first Indian wo

Flying officer Avani Chaturvedi becomes first Indian woman to fly solo fighter jet. Chaturvedi flew a MiG-21 bison in her first training solo sortie, in Jamnagar, Gujarat. Before the "Bison", she had only undertaken solo sorties in aircraft like the Pilatus PC-7 turboprops, Kiran and Hawk jet trainers, which are much easier to handle.

WB govt will take care of the gang raped

WB govt will take care of the gang raped

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said the state government would take care of the future of the mentally challenged tribal woman who was gang raped in South Dinajpur district. The 27-year-old woman was gang raped on Saturday and tortured by her tormentors, who inserted an iron rod into her private parts before escaping.