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Flipkart to offer Covid-19 covers of ICICI Lombard and Digit Insurance in its e-platform

  Bangalore: Flipkart, a Walmart-owned  retailer,has announced that the health insurnace policies that distinctly cover COVID-19 offered by two general insurers-ICICI Lombard and Digit Insurance- are now available on its platform.   These two group health insurance policies come with instant claim benefits and do not require...

MF inflows at Rs 11,485 cr in March

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Wealth Management       Apr 09, 2020

  Hyderabad/New Delhi: Inflows into equity mutual funds rose to Rs 11,485 crore in March, the highest level in a year, even as the market witnessed heavy volatility amid concerns over the impact of coronavirus.   Overall, the mutual fund industry witnessed a net outflow of Rs...

India says lockdown has spared it from overwhelming number of coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI: The Indian government on Thursday claimed initial success in its fight against the coronavirus epidemic, saying it would have been hit with 820,000 cases by next week had it not imposed a nationwide lockdown.   The number of people infected with the virus stood...

SC order for free Covid-19 testing may hinder fight,say experts

NEW DELHI: A decision by the Supreme Court of India to make testing for coronavirus free places an unfair financial burden on medical firms and could see a reduction in testing, already among the world’s lowest, said business leaders and health experts.   The concern is...

RBI says coronavirus has 'drastically altered' India's growth outlook

  MUMBAI: The outlook for India’s economic recovery has been sharply altered by the coronavirus outbreak, the central bank said in its Monetary Policy Report, underlining the pandemic’s deepening impact on South Asia’s engine of growth. “Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, the outlook for growth...

Caronavirus Pandemic:Cases rise to 6,588 , death toll at 199

  New Delhi: With over 500 fresh cases reported in last 24 hours, India's novel coronavirus cases surged to 6,588 , according to the Union Health Ministry data. As many as 199 deaths have been reported in India since the virus outbreak, according to the Union...

EMI moratorium fraud: banks asking customers to be alert, not to share OTP with imposters

  Mumbai: In a bid to warn customers against fraudsters who may attempt to exploit the EMI moratorium scheme, leading banks are reaching out to their customers to caution them against 'EMI moratorium frauds' and strongly advising them not to share sensitive information like OTP and...

Anamika Roy Rashtrawar,MD & CEO of IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance

Anamika Roy Rashtrawar appointed as the MD & CEO of IFFCO Tokio General Insurance

Non-Life       Apr 09, 2020

  New Delhi: Anamika Roy Rashtrawar has been appointed as the MD & CEO of IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance Company with effective from 27th March 2020. Rashtrawar takes over from Warendra Sinha, who retired from the company after leading IFFCO TOKIO successfully for the last three...

Centre launches "iGOT" training module for frontline COVID-19 warriors

  New Delhi: The Government of India has launched a training module for the management of COVID-19 named "Integrated Government Online training" (iGOT) portal on Ministry of Human Resource Development's (MHRD) DIKSHA platform for the capacity building of frontline workers to handle the COVID-19 pandemic efficiently.  ...

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