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BusinessToday.In | August 15, 2020

PM Modi launches National Digital Health Mission; every Indian to get health ID
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day speech from Red Fort announced the National Digital Health Mission. As per the mission, every Indian will have a health ID. He said that this will revolutionise the Indian health sector. PM Modi added that the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) will ensure seamless healthcare services through the health card.
6 lakh villages to be connected with optical fibre in next 1,000 days, says PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his Independence Day 2020 speech on Saturday, announced over 6 lakh villages of India will be connected through high-speed internet via optical fibres in the next few years. He said the government vows to finish the task in the next 1,000 days.
Coronavirus effect: Air India sacks 48 pilots overnight
In a surprising move, Air India on Thursday sacked 48 pilots who resigned last year but withdrew their resignations within mandated six months notice period time. The pilots who have been served termination letter were employed in flying the Airbus 320 fleet of the airline. They have been reportedly given an equivalent of one month's salary.Independence Day 2020: PM Modi, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah wish fellow Indians

Amazon, Flipkart see increased participation of small town SMEs in 1st sale post lockdown
Both large e-commerce companies in India - Amazon and Flipkart - recently concluded their first major sale since the beginning of the financial season. While Flipkart had a five-day-long Independence Day Sale from August 6-10, ahead of other geographies, Amazon had a two-day Prime Day Sale between August 6-7. Both companies said they saw a record participation of small and medium scale enterprises on the platform.
Yamaha rolls out online sales platform in India amid COVID-19 pandemic
Japanese two-wheeler major Yamaha on Thursday said it has launched its online sales in India responding to changes in customer behaviour in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In the current scenario, customers prefer staying indoors and wish to minimise their visit to the showroom. Considering the convenience of the customers, India Yamaha Motor has introduced the online sales on its website with 'Virtual Store' to enhance the buying experiences of its customers.Independence Day 2020: 'Atma Nirbhar Bharat has become mantra for everyone,' says PM Modi

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