HEALTH INSURANCE POLICY
Aditya Birla Health Insurance targets 80 per cent growth
In the first half of this fiscal, the company's business stood at Rs 315 cr, 78% higher compared to the previous first half. Last year, it registered a business of Rs 500 cr. With a capital base of Rs 940 cr and with South Africa-based MMI Strategic as its JV partner, Aditya Birla is now eligible to participate in the Ayushman Bharat health cover programme of the government.
Assam cabinet approves Assam bamboo and cane policy
According to the state government, the policy aims at sustainable development and utilization of bamboo and cane resources in the state of Assam through scientific management and stakeholders’ partic...
How health insurance claims get paid
Most people buy indemnity cover, commonly known as mediclaim. There are primarily two ways in which an i...
Sri Lanka’s India ties hinge on Pakistan policy under Gotabaya
Pakistan was quick to congratulate Rajapaksa on his victory, like India, and expressed the hope that the new dispensation in Colombo would reverse some of the earlier decisions vis-à-vis Pakistan, according to people aware of the matter.
India appeals against WTO panel's ruling on export promotion measures
On October 31, the WTO had ruled that export subsidy programmes-MEIS, Export oriented units scheme and sector specific schemes, including Electronics Hardware Technology Parks Scheme and Bio-Technology Parks Scheme; Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme; and Duty-Free Imports for Exporters Scheme- violated provisions of trade body’s norms.
Andhra Pradesh government makes key changes to its policies on solar, wind and hybrid power
In an order, the Jagan Mohan Reddy government said it has observed statutory audit has reported an abnormal spurt in power purchase cost and deteriorated financial position of the Discoms.
Why you should surrender endowment life insurance policies
Surrendering a policy would mean that a portion of the premium already paid will be refunded to you. If the policy has been in force for some time, you would get a good surrender value which can be immediately invested in products of your choice.
Slowdown in auto sector cyclical; government taking steps to support the sector
Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar said the sector is facing a prolonged downturn due to various reasons, including reduction in finance availability and increase in cost due to upfront collection of insurance premium.
Govt notifies steel scrap recycling policy: Dharmendra Pradhan
"The Steel Scrap Recycling Policy has been notified in the Gazette of India vide No. 354 dated November 7, 2019. The policy provides a framework to facilitate and promote establishment of metal scrapping centers in India for scientific processing and recycling of ferrous scrap generated from various sources and a variety of products," he said during Question Hour.
Add alpha generators, but don’t ditch the Nifty cos yet: Mahesh Patil
Despite downgrades, earnings growth this year is still at around 15%, says Mahesh Patil.
Are independent health insurance covers for seniors unaffordable? Here's what experts say
Health insurance plans for senior citizens have become unaffordable after steep premium hikes. There have been cases of the premium being increased by 400% and those where the premium exceeded coverage limit. Here's what experts have to say on this.
IRDAI asks Reliance Health Insurance to stop selling new policies
So far as policyholders of RHICL are concerned, the Authority would like to assure them that all their interests have been adequately protected and all genuine claims will continue to be duly honoured.
Govt working on policy to push MSME exports: Gadkari
Gadkari emphasized on three important factors - reducing capital cost, power cost and logistic cost - to become competitive in international market and these these factors have also been discussed while making the new policy.
Health insurance policy packages may soon offer vouchers for gym membership, protein supplements
"Based on fitness and wellness criteria stipulated and disclosed, insurers may endeavour promoting wellness amongst health insurance policyholders,"IRDAI said.
World goods trade may remain below trend in Q4 2019: WTO
The forecast does not augur well for India as the country's exports contracted for a third month in a row in October by 1.11 per cent to USD 26.38 billion.
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