Brief News

Bajaj General- Quikr tie-up 

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has partnered with Quikr, the country’s leading digital classifieds platform , that has 30 million monthly UV’s (Unique Visitors), to offer personal lines of insurance products such as Health, Personal Accident, Home, Motor and Travel along with commercial line of insurance products such as Property, Marine and Engineering Insurance,.

Feb 17, 2018, 4:19 pm

Iranian Commercial plane crashes, 66 killed

An Iranian commercial plane belonging Aseman Airlines, with 66 people on board crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, state media reported. The Airlines in its statement that all 66 people aboard the plane had died after it crashed.

An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of Yasuj, some 780 kilometers (485 miles) south of the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Feb 18, 2018, 2:15 pm

20% growth in domestic air travel in Jan

Domestic airlines registered about 20% growth in passengers flown during January compared to that a year ago, data released by the aviation regulator showed. As per the data, released by Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Friday, Indian carriers carried 11.4 million passengers during the month, up from 9.5 million in January 2017.

Feb 18, 2018, 2:29 pm

RSGI-Manipal Global Education tie-up

M S Sreedhar, CEO & MD,Royal Sundaram General Insurance, B Singh Bhasin, Vice President, Enterprise Business, Manipal Global Education Services signs MOU for an one-year customised general insurance training program for prospective employees of Royal Sundaram General Insurance in Bangalore. 

Feb 19, 2018, 8:39 am

Tata AIA Life unveils new brand campaign 

Tata AIA Life (Tata AIA) Insurance launched its new brand campaign‘Love Unconditionally’.The campaign, developed  by FCB India, focuses on `term product’. 

Feb 21, 2018, 7:27 am

Aviva Life  launches  “Aviva Kid-o-scope”,

Aviva Life insurance  launched  “Aviva Kid-o-scope”, a first of its kind digital platform that helps parents identify and nurture a child’s unique aptitude and talents, at an early age, thus helping them to choose a career best suited for their passion, in addition to enabling a financial plan for its fulfillment.

Feb 21, 2018, 8:16 am

Samsung to set up 15 Smart Healthcare centres in Tamil Nadu

Korean electronic major Samsung has inked a partnership with the Government of Tamil Nadu for setting up 15 Smart Healthcare centres in the State.

Under the initiative, Samsung would provide advanced healthcare equipment like digital ultrasound, x-ray machines, apart from LED TV, air conditioner and refrigerators to select government hospitals, a press release said.

Feb 21, 2018, 8:01 pm

Data breach hits 10,000 PNB credit, debit card

Some 10,000 credit or debit card holders have been affected by a data breach reported by Punjab National Bank which is already reeling under a multi-crore rupee financial fraud by two fugitive luxury jewellers.

According to an Asia Times report, security experts believe that the sensitive details of customers of the state-run bank were offered for sale through a website for at least three months.

Feb 22, 2018, 4:02 pm

Uber sees driverless cars hitting Indian roads within a year

World's largest ride hailing company Uber today said its driverless car may be on roads in less than a year as it works with leading automobile manufacturers on technology for self-driving vehicles.

Uber is also betting big on India, which it says could be its leading tech centre in 10 years.

On his maiden visit to India, Uber Technologies CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the company is collaborating with Japan's Toyota Motor Corp on autonomous technology.

"In less than a year, autonomous vehicles will be on the road in our network," he said. "Much sooner than you would expect."

Feb 22, 2018, 4:35 pm

Law to crack down on Ponzi schemes

The proposed law to crack down on Ponzi schemes will bar real estate developers that offer fixed returns till possession as well as schemes from jewellers as the government believes that they are “unregulated deposits”.

The clampdown on realtors, jewellers and other deposit-seeking entities is part of the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, which was cleared by the Cabinet on Wednesday and is expected to be introduced in Parliament shortly.

The bill requires all deposit-seekers, including entities that are already regulated, to register with the designated authority provided under the proposed law.

Feb 22, 2018, 6:26 pm
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