200 years since Paika Rebellion: a rebellion against East India Company

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Pre-dating what has been popularly regarded as the fist war of independence in 1857, the Paika Bidroha (Paika Rebellion) of 1817 in Odisha briefly shook the foundations of British rule in the eastern part of India.

National Health Policy 2017

Health Care, National News

The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Modi approved the National Health Policy 2017 (NHP 2017). The last health policy was formulated in the year 2002, changing healthcare needs and socio economic changes necessitated a fresh policy.

The policy mainly focuses on preventive healthcare and also advocates universal access to quality healthcare at affordable costs.

The list is out! But who won the Padma Awards in 2017?

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Padma awards are given to individuals in recognition of their contribution in the fields of art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature, education, sports, civil service, etc