Indian News

Beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat scheme to receive letter from PM Narendra Modi

Health       Jul 09, 2018

New DelhI: Beneficiaries of the Centre's flagship medical insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat will receive a letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi informing them about its benefits.  Through the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme, the government aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per...

India’s first ever nationwide Healthcare Establishment Census launched

Health       Jun 30, 2018

  J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2018 prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI) in New Delhi.   The E-book (digital version) of the annual document was also released. The National Health Profile covers demographic,...

55,000 children kidnapped in 2016 in India

Risk Management       Jul 08, 2018

  New Delhi: It seems that the fear of child lifting prevailing in different parts of the country is not completely unfounded, as nearly 55,000 children were kidnapped in India in 2016 -- a whopping 30 per cent increase over the previous year. According to the...

Poor governance & fraud risks hit India investment:Kroll

Risk Management       Jul 08, 2018

  Global investors are slowly adopting a "wait and watch" approach on India as they are scaling down on their aggression ahead of general elections next year amid global uncertainties, according to US-based risk management firm Kroll.   While India is one of the fastest growing major...

Modicare to roll out on Aug 15,govt to list insurers & hospitals shortly

Health       Jul 05, 2018

  New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to provide health insurance to half a billion Indians - a mass of people larger than the entire population of South America - before he seeks a fresh mandate next year is already facing serious hurdles.   Almost five...

In a first,Sukhoi jet crash triggers Rs 270 cr claims,New India & GIC Re-led reinsurers to pay

Non Life-News       Jul 05, 2018

  Mumbai: In a first-ever such development, an under-production Sukhoi jet,manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL),that recently crashed during its test flight in Maharashtra's Nashik ,has triggered insurance claims of around Rs 270 crore to be paid by a clutch of  reinsurers led by GIC...

Bill on DNA profiling on Cabinet's agenda tomorrow

Health       Jul 04, 2018

  New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will take a call tomorrow on a bill which seeks to set up DNA data banks across India to store profiles, and also impose jail term of up to three years on those who leak the information stored in such...

SC stays SAT order against Joseph

Regulation       Jul 02, 2018

  New Delhi: Providing an interim relief, the Supreme Court(SC), that opened on Monday after six weeks of Summer break,stayed the March 16 judgment of the Securities Appellate Tribunal order that had made strong charges against PJ Joseph, member(non-life), IRDAI.   According to the SC website, the...

India Inc faces online bigotry risk,reputational & business risks can pose business continuity risks  

Risk Management       Jul 02, 2018

  A wave of religious intolerance as India heads toward elections is emerging as a new risk for its biggest companies. Over the past weeks, a telecom giant, the Indian lender led by Asia’s richest banker, and the local rival of Uber Technologies Inc. have been...