Union Health Minister J P Nadda said the Centre's flagship Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission will bring a paradigm shift in the country's health sector.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi evening arrived here on a two-day visit to Sikkim during which he would inaugurate the state's lone airport Monday.
The ruling Congress has swept the zila parishad and panchayat samiti polls in Punjab, according to the results declared.
Dismissing Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's latest defence of the government over the choosing of an offset partner in the Rafale deal, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asked him and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "stop lying" and instead order for a JPC probe.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and Governor Acharya Devvrat here jointly launched the 'Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana' in the state.
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi launched the Centre's Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), here Sunday by distributing ID cards to beneficiaries.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will continue in his post, BJP president Amit Shah said as he announced that a reshuffle of the state's ministers will soon take place.
As transport fuel prices continued their upward run across metros, petrol was selling Rs 89.97 a litre in Mumbai on Sunday, just 3 paise short of Rs 90.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the Centre's flagship Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana PMJAY-Ayushman Bharat in the state capital, noting that it will prove to be a "Modi kawach" (Modi shield) for the poor.