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Major News and Events of 09 February 2018

What Happened on 09 February 2018

NITI Aayog will present "Healthy States, Progressive India" report toda

NITI Aayog is going to release a report on the nation-wide analysis of health systems across the states which has been prepared in technical collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and World Bank. The report will include the analysis of Union Territories too and is titled as “Healthy States, Progressive India”. The first-of-its-kind report will be released in National capital on Friday, in presence of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, Health Secretary Preeti Sudan and World Bank Country Director to India, Junaid Ahmad

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: China agrees to undertake Yatra through Nathu La

China has agreed to restart the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through Nathu La pass which was closed last year in the wake of the Doklam Standoff, as informed by Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday. The matter was highlighted during the meetings between the two countries (India and China) last year. Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas in the East Sikkim district which was restricted, however, the pilgrimage through the difficult route of Lipulekh through Uttrakhand was opened.

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