LIFE INSURANCE POLICY
New term life plan covers pre-existing diseases & cancer
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance’s plan is the first such product designed specifically for people with these health conditions.
Not insuring your car keys can cost you heavily now
If you have a car with remote-key/keyless FOB, taking insurance cover for your car keys b...
Gold is third most consistently bought investment globally: WGC
Millennials’ attitudes towards gold are not so different to those of older ge...
OPEC sees smaller 2020 oil surplus ahead of policy meeting
OPEC said its oil output in October jumped by 943,000 bpd to 29.65 million bpd.
India’s RCEP call won’t hit Act East Policy: Jaishankar
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday assured ASEAN and RCEP members that its absence from the block in its present form in no way impacts India’s Indo-Pacific vision.
New MERC solar policy detrimental to clean energy: Consumers
The consumer organisations have said the new draft policy of the MERC proposes 'Gross Metering' instead of 'Net Metering' and this would prove to be an expensive affair in solar power production.
TCS wins deal expansion with Phoenix Group, to take over employees
Tata Consultancy Services has expanded its deal with European life insurance and pension consolidator Phoenix Group. Phoenix, which has been a TCS client for over 15 years, took over Standard Life Assurance in a 3 billion pound deal in August 2018. Phoenix took over about 3,500 employees as part of the deal, 2,900 of whom are in Edinburgh.
Karnataka to unveil new IT policy next week
The new IT policy would focus on tier-2 and 3 cities, Narayan indicated, adding the government would strengthen educational institutions to become incubation centres in future.
How to make the auto scrappage policy work
First off, there must be a cut-off age for vehicles after which they should be scrapped. A kilometre-based criterion will not work in India because odometers can be manipulated. Second, there should be separate age limits for different kinds of vehicles. For example, commercial vehicles should have a lower cut-off age than personal vehicles.
Tamil Nadu at work on safe & ethical AI policy
Tamil Nadu will unveil a policy for safe and ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI), in what is arguably a first-of-its-kind move in the country.
Returns for equity and debt funds have converged over 5-year period: Sampath Reddy
Going forward, the 5-year return of equity and debt funds may not be similar.
Rupee logs 1st gain in 6 days, rises 13 paise
The 10-year government bond yield was down 0.18 per cent at 6.52 per cent.
Twitter seeks policy inputs to weed out fakes
Twitter said any photo, audio or video that has been significantly altered or fabricated to mislead people or to change its original meaning is considered synthetic and manipulated media — sometimes referred to as deepfakes or shallowfakes.
Aviva Life faces IBC trial over ‘not paying landlord’
Aviva is facing proceedings under the IBC, for not meeting payment obligations to the Apeejay Group.
ET View: CPI likely to remain elevated for statistical reasons
The latest inflation numbers suggest that retail headline inflation, read the overall rise in consumer prices, has gone up beyond the 4% target set up Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The MPC is mandated to policy-induce a narrow 4-6% range for the retail inflation rate. The CPI has risen at the fastest rate since June last year.
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