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Insurance sector undergoing disruptions, trend to accelerate: ASSOCHAM

Insurance sector undergoing disruptions, trend to accelerate: ASSOCHAM

Recent technology trends such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain and robotic process automation (RPA) have significant potential to streamline insurance operations and enhance customer experience, it added.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Hurricane Harvey may add to debt woes of US flood insurance program

Hurricane Harvey may add to debt woes of US flood insurance program

The only source of flood insurance for most Americans, it will be in place for homeowners and businesses in Harvey`s path along the central Texas coast.

 

Aug 26, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
83% metro residents feel life has become more uncertain: Survey

83% metro residents feel life has become more uncertain: Survey

A vast majority of people living in metros feel more uncertain about their lives compared to their non-metro peers, says a survey.

Aug 20, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

1,767 claims of accidental insurance settled under PMJDY

As many as 1,767 claims were settled toward accidental insurance to RuPay Card holders under the government's flagship financial inclusion programme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).

Aug 15, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
EPFO ties up with 5 banks to collect PF dues

EPFO ties up with 5 banks to collect PF dues

Retirement fund body EPFO on Wednesday inked pacts with five banks for collections of PF dues and to make payments of PF withdrawals, pension and insurance.

Jul 05, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

IRDAI issues new outsourcing guidelines for insurers

The sectoral watchdog Irdai has issued new guidelines on outsourcing activities by insurers by clearly defining the areas of work that should be done in- house and those which can be handed out to third-parties.

May 07, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Why good home-care health system is needed in rural areas

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Apr 04, 2017, 10:29 AM IST
Insurers may offer discounts to customers via e-commerce sale

Insurers may offer discounts to customers via e-commerce sale

Insurance companies may offer discounts to customers if their policies are sold through e-commerce websites, Irdai said Thursday.

 

Mar 09, 2017, 21:06 PM IST
Insurance penetration in India may cross 4% mark in 2017: Report

Insurance penetration in India may cross 4% mark in 2017: Report

By the end of 2017, insurance penetration in India is expected to cross the 4 percent mark amid proliferation of insurance schemes, says a report.

Feb 15, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

Govt gave clearance to the listing of govt general insurance companies

Govt gave clearance to the listing of govt general insurance companies. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Jan 19, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
Donald Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in replacing Obamacare

Donald Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in replacing Obamacare

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump aims to replace Obamacare with a plan that would envisage "insurance for everybody," he said in an interview with the Washington Post published on Sunday night.

Jan 16, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
Digital payments firm FreeCharge to offer free insurance on wallet balance

Digital payments firm FreeCharge to offer free insurance on wallet balance

The Snapdeal-owned company has partnered Reliance General to provide free insurance on wallet balance of up to Rs 20,000 on their e-wallets.

Dec 20, 2016, 17:20 PM IST
Non-life insurance premium soars 86% in September to Rs 14,950 crore

Non-life insurance premium soars 86% in September to Rs 14,950 crore

Of the total premium underwritten by non-life insurance companies during the month, public insurers garnered Rs 9,164.10 crore while private players took a combined Rs 5,785.90 crore, according to Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) data.

Oct 31, 2016, 18:51 PM IST

GST: Life insurers want exemption; general differential rates

As the GST rollout plans gathers momentum, life insurers sought exemption from the new taxation regime on premium income, while general insurers have demanded differential rates for their products.

Sep 25, 2016, 14:45 PM IST
Govt to bear healthcare expenses of BPL families

Govt to bear healthcare expenses of BPL families

Noting that costly healthcare facilities were wiping away the finances of the poor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that government will bear healthcare expenses of up to Rs 1 lakh annually of BPL families. 

Aug 15, 2016, 13:02 PM IST
Rail passengers to get insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh from Sept for just Re 1

Rail passengers to get insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh from Sept for just Re 1

Train passengers booking their tickets online through the IRCTC website will be able to opt for travel insurance cover from September for a premium of just Re 1.

Jul 27, 2016, 18:49 PM IST
From Sept 1, rail passengers to get Rs 10 lakh insurace cover for premium of just Re 1

From Sept 1, rail passengers to get Rs 10 lakh insurace cover for premium of just Re 1

Starting September, passengers booking tickets through the IRCTC website can avail of a travel accident cover for a premium as low as Re 1 for an insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh.

Jul 25, 2016, 22:02 PM IST