Intermediaries

Indian insurance industry strikes a chord with ``Diversity and Inclusion''

Indian News       Sep 25, 2020

  Mumbai: The 6th edition of the global Dive In festival, which celebrates diversity and inclusion(D&I) in the Insurance industry, was held virtually from 22nd September to 24th September 2020 in over 30 countries. Dive In is a global movement in the insurance sector to support...

InsuranceDekho to get $20 mn funding from GirnarSoft for branding, others

Indian News       Sep 22, 2020

New Delhi: InsuranceDekho on Tuesday said GirnarSoft has committed USD 20 million (around Rs 147 crore) investment in the company. InsuranceDekho, an omni channel insurance platform, is a subsidiary of GirnarSoft. The funds will be invested in branding, and strengthening the technology, product and sales...

Mahindra Insurance Brokers launches paybima.com

Indian News       Sep 09, 2020

  Mumbai: Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd.(MIBL),an outfit of diversified Mahindra & Mahindra group, has launched paybima.com, a digital platform for online insurance buying experience. Powered by advanced analytics, PayBima offers the Indian customer an opportunity to make informed insurance decisions, through a credible, comprehensive and convenient...

HDFC Life & Apollo Clinic sign corporate agency partnership

Indian News       Aug 28, 2020

  Mumbai:  Apollo Clinic, a leading Indian multi-specialty clinic chain by Apollo Health & Lifestyle (AHLL) and HDFC Life have entered into a corporate agency arrangement. It is the first healthcare company in India, to have secured a corporate agency for the distribution of Insurance products....

Alphabet's Verily targets employer health insurance with Swiss Re partnership

International News       Aug 25, 2020

   Alphabet Inc’s life sciences division Verily is partnering with reinsurer Swiss Re to launch a unit-Coefficient Insurance Company- to provide stop-loss insurance, a financial product purchased by employers to cover unexpected and large employee healthcare costs. The subsidiary, Coefficient Insurance Company, will be backed by...

Retail to insurance: Amazon, Ambani's Jio prep for 'one fierce battle'

Indian News       Aug 19, 2020

New Delhi: Amazon.com Inc. has begun making forays into everything from grocery delivery and insurance to drugs in India, setting up a monumental clash with Mukesh Ambani’s hard-charging Jio Platforms. The US giant is fanning out at a pace not seen elsewhere in the world....

Covid-19: India's flimsy antigen testing regime 'like flipping a coin'

Indian News       Aug 17, 2020

India’s bid to control its surging virus infections by increasing the use of fast but less sensitive tests could actually be making things worse for the nation. With one of the world’s fastest-growing epidemics but also one of the lowest testing rates, India in late...

Amazon starts online drug sales in Bengaluru

International News       Aug 13, 2020

  BENGALURU: E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc on Friday launched an online pharmacy,, in India to serve the city of Bengaluru,the latest move by the e-commerce giant to widen its reach in a key growth market. The service, Amazon Pharmacy, has begun and will soon offer deliveries...

Oneglobal Broking sets up Asian operation in Hong Kong

International News       Aug 05, 2020

   London: UK based Oneglobal Broking has announced the establishment of Oneglobal Group Asia and that its first operating company,Oneglobal Broking Hong Kong Ltd, after receiving regulatory approval from the local Insurance Authority. Anthony Langridge has bben appointed Chairman of Oneglobal Hong Kong, reporting to Jonathan...

AstraZeneca to be exempt from coronavirus vaccine liability claims in most countries

International News       Aug 03, 2020

  AstraZeneca has been granted protection from future product liability claims related to its COVID-19 vaccine hopeful by most of the countries with which it has struck supply agreements, a senior executive told Reuters. With 25 companies testing their vaccine candidates on humans and getting ready...

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