New India

  • India's first all-women bank sets up its first branch in Patna March 29, 2014

    The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB), India's first all-women bank, on Saturday set up its first branch in Patna. The bank would cater to financial inclusion of women of all segments from Self-Help Groups to lower middle class women to High Networth Individuals with a basket of products to ensure inclusive and...
  • Siddhartha Deb wins PEN award for book on India September 1, 2012

    New York: Indian author Siddhartha Deb has been named among the winners of the 2012 PEN Awards, considered the most comprehensive literary awards programme in the US, for his non-fiction work on India, which is described as a "gripping analysis" of the country and an "important book" of current times. Deb's...
  • Cash-less hospitalisation scrapped, patients hit July 13, 2010

    New Delhi: Insurance companies are scrapping cash-less hospitalisation across the country which is going to affect those in need of medical treatment. Five days ago 34-year-old Nandita was admitted to a hospital with severe anemia. Three days later she has shelled out Rs 70,000 rupees for treatment in cash as despite...
  • Terrorised Indians run for insurance cover August 2, 2008

    Mumbai: Dealing with terror attacks seems to have become a part of life. Indians are running for insurance cover in case of blasts in the future. There was a sudden spate of customers for Optima Insurance brokers and New India Assurance. Post the recent terror attacks, 3,000 people...