Indian News

Sensex,Nifty spurt; biggest one-day percentage gain since May 2009

Eco/Invest/Demography, Wealth Management       Apr 07, 2020

  BENGALURU: Indian shares recorded their biggest single-day gain in over a decade on Tuesday on signs of progress against the coronavirus pandemic around the world, while pharma stocks gained as the government partially lifted export restrictions on some drugs.   The broader NSE Nifty 50 index...

Tapan Singhel, MD & CEO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance.

Bajaj Allianz General launches its Arogya Sanjeevani Policy,a Rs 5 lakh cover to cost between Rs 3,700-Rs49,900

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health       Apr 07, 2020

  Mumbai: On Tuesday Bajaj Allianz General Insurance launched its standard health insurance product – ‘ArogyaSanjeevani Policy, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company’. This product has been introduced as per guidelines issued by IRDAI on January 1, 2020 regarding Standard Individual Health Insurance Product.   ``This policy will...

Centre 'thinking' of extending COVID-19 lockdown

  New Delhi: India’s 21-day lockdown is set to end next week but several state leaders have called for an extension or only a partial lifting of restrictions, saying is the only way to avoid a coronavirus epidemic that will be difficult to tackle.   Many State...

COVID-19 death toll rises to 114, number of cases climbs to 4,421: Health Ministry

  New Delhi: The death toll due to novel coronavirus rose to 114 and the number of cases in the country climbed to 4,421 on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry.   While the number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 3,981, as many as 325...

Testing times for India in race to head off coronavirus epidemic

NEW DELHI: India, like a lot of countries plunged into crisis by the pandemic, is struggling to ramp up testing for the coronavirus, but in few places would the odds of containing the disease appear so bleak should domestic transmission start to multiply. Officials hope...

Life Insurers will not cite ``force majure' for settling Covid-19 death claims

      New Delhi: The Life Insurance Council on Monday said all the insurers are duty-bound to settle claims if a death occurs due to COVID-19.   All life insurers, both public and private, are committed to process any death claim pertaining to COVID-19 at the earliest, the...

COVID-19 death toll rises to 109, number of cases to 4,067: Health Ministry

  New Delhi: COVID-19 death toll rises to 109, number of cases to 4,067: Health MinistryNew Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) The death toll due to novel coronavirus rose to 109 and the number of cases in the country climbed to 4,067 on Monday, according to the...

Govt considering another package to minimize lockdown impact: Report

  New Delhi: The government has started working out the possible post-lockdown scenarios and is considering another booster shot to minimize the impact of coronavirus and revive the economy but nothing has been finalised yet, senior officials said on Sunday.   The focus is on issues that...

Formulate plan to contain Covid-19 spread: Cabinet Secy to states, UTs

  New Delhi: Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Sunday asked all states and Union Territories to formulate a containment plan as part of their strategy to deal with the spread of coronavirus and its effective implementation on ground to avoid community transmission stage.   The lockdown...

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