Insurance

  • Obama scores victory with 7 million healthcare signups 02-04-2014 11:25 AM

    President Barack Obama claimed a major victory as over seven million people signed up for medical insurance under his signature healthcare law at the end of the six-month open enrollment period. After a floundering start marked by computer glitches galore at its October launch, government run health market place saw...
  • Patna doctors refuse to operate on hepatitis patients, demand insurance cover 07-03-2014 11:24 AM

    Doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) are allegedly refusing to treat hepatitis patients due to fears of infection, and have demanded insurance cover. "In the last one month, six hepatitis patients have returned without surgery after doctors refused to operate on them," said a doctor of the...
  • Odisha makes health insurance provision for journalists 04-03-2014 03:08 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Tuesday decided to introduce health insurance scheme for journalists, official sources said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a proposal in this regard which has provision of insurance cover worth Rs 1 lakh per annum. Five members of a journalist family could get benefit from the scheme,...
  • New government's health insurance scheme to benefit 7 lakh families 15-02-2014 07:47 AM

    Uttarakhand government on Friday decided to launch a special programme to benefit families not covered under the National Health Insurance scheme. The Chief Minister Health Insurance Scheme was cleared by the state cabinet at a meeting in Dehradun, official sources said. Around 7 lakh families in the state, who are...
  • Nitish government announces Rs 10 lakh insurance scheme for scribes 10-02-2014 05:29 PM

    In a step towards welfare of journalists, the Nitish Kumar government on Monday announced a mediclaim policy of Rs 10 lakh from February 20 this month. The Bihar State Journalists Insurance scheme, 2014 consists a sum of Rs 5 lakh for personal accidental cases of the scribes and an equal...
  • Scott Stallings rallies from three behind to win at Torrey Pines 27-01-2014 04:19 PM

    San Diego: Scott Stallings was in the 18th fairway at Torrey Pines, 222 yards from the front of the green, needing a birdie to give himself a shot at outright victory Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open. That's when his caddie told him, "Let's see what you've got." Above all,...
  • Tiger Woods shoots 79 to miss cut at Torrey Pines 26-01-2014 05:24 PM

    San Diego: Tiger Woods made his 2014 debut in a most dubious fashion - his first trip to Torrey Pines without sticking around until Sunday. Woods went seven straight holes making bogey or worse and wound up with a 7-over 79 in the Farmers Insurance Open to match his worst...
  • Jordan Spieth takes the lead at Torrey Pines 25-01-2014 08:08 AM

    San Diego: Jordan Spieth showed maturity beyond his 20 years to take a one-shot lead at the Farmers Insurance Open by shooting a 9-under 63 on Friday. Spieth played his round on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines while second-placed Stewart Cink had a 71 on the South. Spieth...
  • Tiger Woods likes the look of firm and fast Torrey Pines 23-01-2014 09:19 AM

    Tiger Woods could not wish for a better place to launch his 2014 PGA Tour campaign than at the Torrey Pines Golf Club for this week's Farmers Insurance Open outside San Diego where he will be hunting a record eighth victory. Not only was the picturesque venue perched above the...
  • Group insurance scheme for anganwadi workers soon: Vijay Bahuguna 13-01-2014 09:53 AM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Sunday said the anganwadi workers would be soon covered under a group insurance scheme. The state government would also issue an order to set up a Women's Welfare Fund, the Chief Minister said while addressing anganwadi workers at a programme in Dehradun. Bahuguna said...
  • Website to be launched on Jan 26 to promote organ donation 09-01-2014 05:51 PM

    A website in English and Hindi would be launched from January 26 in Indoreto promote organ transplantation and its donation after death. The bilingual website would make available a detailed database regarding organ transplant and its donation after the death of a person, official sources said on Thursday. Information about...
  • Post-poll surveys give Congress the jitters 05-12-2013 04:59 PM

    If on December 8 the result of the Assembly elections is in accordance of what post-poll surveys seem to be suggesting, then perhaps the Congress is going to find it very hard to bring the BJP on board over several key economic matters. The BJP has continued to oppose a...
  • LIC to stop selling 34 life insurance policies in December 01-12-2013 01:06 PM

    Insurance giant Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has decided to stop selling as many as 34 policies, including Jeevan Anand, Jeevan Madhur and Jeevan Saral, to comply with new regulatory guidelines. These policies are withdrawn in December as they are not in conformity with the provisions of new regulations on non-linked...
  • Indian economy grows by 4.8 per cent in Q2 29-11-2013 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: After sluggish growth in the first quarter, Indian economy grew by 4.8 per cent in the second quarter this fiscal due to improved performance of farm, manufacturing, construction and services sectors. The country's gross domestic product (GDP) had expanded by 4.4 per cent in the April-June quarter of...
  • DIAL asked to pay Rs 81 lakh to the families of 2 killed employees 19-11-2013 05:41 PM

    The Delhi International Airport (P) Ltd (DIAL) has been asked by a tribunal to pay Rs 81 lakh compensation to the families of two of its employees who died on duty when their fire tender overturned while performing a time-test drill. The Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) ruled that the...
  • Insurance company agent arrested for duping Facebook friend of Rs 1.10 crore 18-10-2013 09:15 AM

    A resident of the Vijay Nagar in Ghaziabad was on Thursday arrested for allegedly duping a woman of lakh of rupees after befriending her on a social networking site, police said. According to police, the arrested person, identified as one Raghuveer Singh, had approached Devika, hailing from Gujarat on Facebook....
  • Emerging careers in banking, insurance sector 13-10-2013 11:55 PM

    Even though there has been a downfall in the economy, banking and insurance sectors continue to provide career opportunities. The need is just to understand them. ...
  • US: Health insurance markets open; success to be seen 01-10-2013 12:27 PM

    Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time on Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms, entering a world that is supposed to simplify the mysteries of health coverage but could end up making it even...
  • Reliance Life offers policies in electronic demat form 25-09-2013 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: Private insurer Reliance Life Insurance Company Wednesday said its life insurance policies will be available in electronic demat form across all its products. "The electronic insurance account will eliminate repetitive KYC requirements and provide one view of policies, premium paid, claim history, nominee details, and bring in all the...
  • No proposal from Chhattisgarh govt on setting up ESI hospital: K Suresh 08-09-2013 10:47 PM

    Raipur: Union Minister K Suresh on Sunday said the Chhattisgarh government was dithering on construction of a Employees State Insurance (ESI) hospital which will benefit workers under the social security and health insurance scheme. "No proposal has come so far from Chhattisgarh government for setting up ESI hospital...If such proposal...
  • BJP backs Food Security Bill, but against some aspects, says Jaitely 02-09-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: 3:30 pm: Sitaram Yechuri blamed the government for indulging in practices of corruption. "There is no shortfall of money in the country. Money is being looted and parked through corruption. If the corruption can be controlled there will be a lot of money in the economy," Yechury said....
  • Modest start for Switzerland's first drive-in 'sex boxes' 28-08-2013 02:24 AM

    Greeted by a press pack rather than prostitutes, the first customer to roll up to Switzerland's sex drive-in on opening night took one lap of the facility before making a hasty exit. The second car, a family vehicle driven by a man in sunglasses under cloudy evening skies, broke down...
  • India will grow at an average rate of 8.3 per cent during 2014-20: D~~amp;amp;B 27-08-2013 05:52 PM

    India's economic growth has slowed significantly over the last two years due to structural and cyclical factors, however, going forward, the economy is expected to grow at an average rate of 8.3 per cent during FY14-FY20, says a Dun ~~amp;amp; Bradstreet report. According to the 'India 2020 Economy Outlook' launched...
  • Will ensure medical insurance for all if voted to power: BJP 09-08-2013 02:44 AM

    Stressing on the need to strengthen social security system in the country, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Thursday said he will ensure medical insurance for all if his party is voted to power. "Health services are becoming costlier and people living in villages and huts can't afford it due to...
  • Congress, BJP reach compromise on FDI cap in insurance 06-08-2013 10:24 AM

    New Delhi: A compromise may be on the cards between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress on the controversial FDI cap in insurance and pension. CNN-IBN learnt that the two parties are close to striking a deal where the FDI limit is hiked to 49 per cent from the...
  • TN: Jaya slams Centre for raising FDI cap in different sectors 23-07-2013 11:51 AM

    Chennai: Accusing the UPA government of "heaping hardships on people," Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday flayed its "knee-jerk" reaction of increasing FDI cap in different sectors and warned that its "insensitivity" towards people will take its toll soon. "The FDI relaxation announced by the Government of India...
  • Maharashtra govt to make travel insurance mandatory 04-07-2013 02:21 PM

    Mumbai: In what's being seen as a fallout of the Uttarakhand tragedy, the Maharashtra government is likely to make travel insurance mandatory. This comes in the wake of the tragedy in Uttarakhand and the difficulties faced in collating a list of the missing. The Maharashtra government is proposing to making...
  • Tata, Birla among 26 companies in race for bank license 02-07-2013 12:17 AM

    Mumbai: Tata Sons, India's biggest business group, and firms controlled by billionaires Anil Ambani and Kumar Mangalam Birla are among the 26 companies that have applied for a license to open banks. Ambani's Reliance Capital has applied for a banking license along with Japan's biggest life insurer Nippon Life Insurance...
  • Cabinet approves health insurance for rickshaw-pullers 04-06-2013 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Rickshaw-pullers, rag pickers, sanitation workers and taxi drivers are among a host of unorganised sector workers who have been brought under the ambit of the national health insurance scheme in a decision taken by the union cabinet Tuesday. The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) would be extended to...
  • NGO alleges uterus removal racket running in Maharashtra 24-05-2013 05:03 PM

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, an alleged uterus removal racket to pocket the money under the Rajiv Gandhi Insurance Scheme has been busted in nine districts of Maharashtra. The racket was running in the nine district including Latur and Usmanabad. The racket came in light after a social organisation Tathapi...