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insurance compensation
Insurance Limit of Rs. 30 Lakh in Insurance Compensation is Required

Insurance Ombudsman (Mumbai Metropolitan Area rather than Thane and Navi Mumbai), Milind Kharat – the Insurance Lokpal office requires rai... read more

Tax Relief for Health Insurance
Budget FY 2018-19: Will it Provide Tax Relief for Health and Life Insurance & Pension Plans?

A question on everybody’s mind right now is -will the coming budget offer tax relief for buying more insurance coverage? The insurance se... read more

Rising Healthcare Costs
Rising Healthcare Costs: Don’t Rely On Your Corporate Health Insurance

As per a study by KPMG & FICCI, the out-of-pocket expenditure for Indians accounts for approx 62 percent of the total healthcare expendi... read more

Health Sector in India
Budget FY 2018-19: Health Sector Requires a Continued Financial Boost

The Indian healthcare sector is facing various challenges due to improper infrastructure, high risk of communicable & non-communicable i... read more

General Insurance
HDFC Ergo partners with ItzCash for its General Insurance Instruments

General Insurance Provider HDFC ERGO has partnered with ItzCash, a digital payment company, to offer insurance plans through its physical re... read more

Star Health Insurance
Star Health Insurance to Launch Insurance Plan for Cancer Patients

Star Health Insurance is looking forward to launching an insurance plan exclusively for cancer patients. At present, all health insurance pr... read more

Reliance General Health Insurance
IRDA Thumbs up to Reliance General Insurance for a Separate Health Insurance Arm

Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd. has received the first level approval from Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) to init... read more

Cyber Insurance
Key Insurance Companies to Issue Cyber Insurance to Various Banks

As the cases of cyber threats are rising, the insurance sector has witnessed 10-15 percent intake of cyber liability coverage. As per Sanat... read more

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
Insurance Industry Applauds the Declaration to Enhance Insurance Coverage under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

On Wednesday, the General insurance sector applauded the Union Budget 2017 and appreciated the governments’ decision to hike the coverage ... read more

Insurance Companies in India’s Demonetization Step
Golden Opportunity for Insurance Companies in India’s Demonetization Step

The analysis of the demonetization, the buzz word of the Indian economy has laid a strong foundation of opportunities for international insu... read more