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  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump promises new healthcare plan once Obamacare 'explodes'

    US President Donald Trump promised on Saturday to promote a new healthcare plan once former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act "explodes", a day after the Republican bill to replace that plan was withdrawn before it could be put to the vote by the US House of Representatives. "ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for THE PEOPLE. Do not worry!" EFE news quoted Trump as saying in a tweet

    World | March 26, 2017
  • US President Donald Trump

    Trump disappointed after healthcare bill defeat

    Donald Trump has suffered a humiliating legislative defeat as Republicans were forced to pull their repeal of the Obamacare bill, prompting the US President to warn Americans that bad things are going to happen. House Speaker Paul Ryan failed to garner enough votes in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives for the passage of the new healthcare bill to replace the Obamacare due to opposition from some of its own party lawmakers, in particular the one that have grouped themselves under the

    World | March 26, 2017
  • Bengal not spending Centre's money on health: BJP

    BJP on Saturday alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government was not spending the money the Centre provided to it for improving the health infrastructure of the state. "The Centre is giving money to West Bengal. But the Mamata Banerjee government is not spending the money on health", BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra said. "Keeping in mind the federal structure of the country, the Centre sends money. But we do not see it is spent for improving the health

    Cities | March 25, 2017
  • Donald Trump

    US lawmakers cancel vote on Trump healthcare plan

    The Republican leadership of the US House of Representatives cancelled Friday's scheduled vote on President Donald Trump's bill to replace the healthcare reform carried out by predecessor Barack Obama. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he and Trump agreed it would be better to withdraw the bill once it became clear that the measure would fail due to defections among the GOP majority, EFE news reported. "We came really close today, but we came up short," the Wisconsin lawmaker

    World | March 25, 2017
  • Jagat Prakash Nadda

    ‘Health focus on north and east’

    When Jagat Prakash Nadda, 56, resigned his Cabinet berth in Himachal Pradesh and moved to Delhi in 2010 to be part of the BJP’s national set-up as general secretary, not many could foresee his stupendous rise. With roots deep in the organisation, Nadda, who played an important role for the BJP in the run-up to the 2014 Parliament polls, was elevated as Union health minister in the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Nadda has been in the limelight

    Opinion | March 25, 2017
  • Union Health Minister J P Nadda

    Mental health Bill introduced in LS

    Union Health Minister J P Nadda today introduced the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha that would make provision to protect, promote and fulfill the rights of persons suffering from mental illness. The Bill, which was cleared last year by the Rajya Sabha, is crucial as it would not only decriminalise suicide, but also ensure right to better healthcare for people suffering from mental illness. Introducing the Bill, Mr Nadda said it was progressive and patient-centric. “The purpose of the

    India | March 24, 2017
  • Bengal health panel to start functioning within week

    The West Bengal Health Regulatory Commission, set up to monitor private hospitals, will start functioning within a week and a website will be in place for lodging online complaints, one of its members said on Friday. "It will start working in a week. We will also consider online complaints," panel member M.L. Saha said. Senior Calcutta High Court Justice Ashim Kumar Roy will officiate as chairman of the 13-member high-powered commission that has the status of a civil

    Cities | March 24, 2017
  • Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Republican, health care bill

    56% disapprove of Republican health care bill: Poll

    A majority of American voters, 56 per cent, disapprove of the Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, according to a poll. Only 17 per cent of voters approve of the plan and 26 per cent remain undecided, the Quinnipiac University poll revealed on Thursday.  The question -- "There is a Republican health care plan to replace Obamacare, known as the American Health Care Act. Do you approve or disapprove of this Republican health care plan?" --

    World | March 24, 2017
  • Donald Trump, Republican, American Health Care Act

    Donald Trump asks Republicans to pass Health Care Act

    President Donald Trump has given an ultimatum to Republicans to pass the American Health Care Act as he threatened to leave "Obamacare" in place and "move ahead with other priorities" after his administration failed to get enough votes for its passage. "Disastrous #Obamacare has led to higher costs & fewer options. It will only continue to get worse! We must #RepealANDReplace. #PassTheBill," Trump said in a tweet. In a closed-door meeting with Republican lawmakers, Trump warned his party

    World | March 24, 2017
  • Trump, House Republicans working on health care deal

    US President Donald Trump and House Republicans are still scrambling to reach a deal on legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare ahead of a vote on Thursday, the media reported. House Speaker Paul Ryan held a long meeting on Wednesday night with moderate Republicans.  During the meeting, Republican Representative Charlie Dent, the leader of a moderate group, slammed the bill spearheaded by Ryan and Trump.  The vote count for the bill is "tight", CNN reported.  As of Wednesday

    World | March 23, 2017


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