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United India to expand micro-offices, agency channel


September 18th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) United India Insurance Company plans to hire 21,000 agents and open 200 one-man offices in smaller cities and towns this fiscal to reach a gross premium ... Read more...

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Downpour floods Agra streets


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) An hour-long heavy downpour Monday evening flooded several parts of Agra and brought traffic to a halt on the otherwise busy Mahatma Gandhi Road. Vehicles were ... Read more...

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LIC office in Lucknow gutted


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The district office of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in the busy Hazratganj area here was gutted in a major fire late Thursday, police said. ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital to pay special dividend of 50 percent


September 10th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Reliance Capital Monday said it will pay shareholders a special interim dividend of 50 per cent, Rs.5 per equity share of Rs.10 each, in addition to ... Read more...

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Many Britons prefer the countryside to cities


September 6th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) While many of us could be drawn to the city life for the kind of modern-day facilities it offers, in Britain people feel much happier living ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital to consider special dividend: Ambani


September 4th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) To mark 25 years of Reliance Capital, chairman Anil Ambani Tuesday said the board will consider a special dividend Sep 10 even as talks were on ... Read more...

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Concert promoters termed MJ ‘emotionally paralyzed mess’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) The promoters of Michael Jackson's This Is It show have reportedly described the late pop icon as "an emotionally paralyzed mess" who was "scared ... Read more...

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Indian economy’s growth slows to 5.5 percent in first quarter


August 31st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Indian economy grew at a much lower pace of 5.5 percent in the first quarter of this fiscal, as per official estimates of the ... Read more...

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Six hungry orphan siblings of UP seek death


August 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Six orphan siblings Thursday submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate of Kannauj, 125 km from here, seeking permission to kill themselves as they had no ... Read more...

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Britain turning a nation of fibbers


August 29th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Telling a lie is turning a second nature among Britons, and a new research has described the country as a nation of fibbers.The survey found a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vehicle insurance via cellphone launched


August 27th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) City-based Cholamandalam M.S. General Insurance Company Ltd. Monday announced the launch of 'Policy on the Go' for issuing vehicle insurance policies.The company said 'Policy on the ... Read more...

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Holmes to receive $400,000 from Cruise


August 25th, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) As per the online leaked divorce papers of actor Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, the latter will reportedly get a sum of $400,000 annually, ... Read more...

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SBI favours phasing out of CRR


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The country's largest public sector lender State Bank of India has strongly proposed phasing out of Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) from the banking system, its ... Read more...

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Bynes accused of hit and run case again!


August 7th, 2012 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (IANS)Actress Amanda Bynes has been accused of a hit and run case for the third time in three months.A Los Angeles woman, Kisa, filed police report, ... Read more...

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Amanda Bynes involved in hit and run case


August 6th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Fernando, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amanda Bynes is being accused of yet another hit and run case. She is being said to have hit a woman’s car from the back and ... Read more...

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HDFC Standard Life sells 4,000 Smart Woman policies


July 24th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Private life insurer HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd has sold around 4,000 Smart Woman policies targeted at women since its launch last month, said a ... Read more...

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LIC Housing Finance profit falls by 11 percent


July 24th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) LIC Housing Finance Tuesday said its profit fell by 11.32 percent to Rs.227.74 crore in the April-June 2012 quarter as compared to Rs.256.50 crore in the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh doctors questioned on womb removals


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) Health officials in Chhattisgarh Monday finished the two-day questioning of nine doctors accused of removing wombs of young women to make money under the National Health ... Read more...

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Usher’s ex-wife cannot afford life support system


July 16th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond will soon be forced to take off her 11-year-old son Kyle Glover from the life support system as the insurance ... Read more...

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IRDA plans guidelines to regulate micro-insurance


July 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) India's Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) Friday said it is planning to come out with guidelines for the micro-insurance segment in the country to ensure ... Read more...

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Insurance regulator slaps Rs.1.5 million fine on IndusInd Bank


July 6th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) Thursday slapped a fine of Rs.1.5 million on private IndusInd Bank for violation of corporate agency regulations.IndusInd Bank is ... Read more...

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US state faces doctor, nurse shortages


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) The US state of Texas will need 71,000 more nurses and 39,000 additional family physicians by 2020.The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Boca defender to play in Libertadores


July 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 1 (IANS) Fiorentina has reportedly granted permission to newly contracted defender Facundo Roncaglia to remain at Boca Juniors until after the Copa Libertadores final.Roncaglia's contract with ... Read more...

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Spread awareness on health schemes: Dikshit


June 30th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Saturday that the authorities should spread awareness about government health schemes and asked poor people to take advantage ... Read more...

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Vedanta sells 3,000 tonnes aluminium at premium


June 20th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta group, India's largest aluminium producer, Wednesday said it has sold 3,000 tonnes of aluminium to an Asian buyer at $220 per tonne premium ... Read more...

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Week long break gives just three days rest because it takes four days to switch off


June 15th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new research, people who go on holiday for just a week, only get three days rest, as it takes four days to switch off ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mom pretended to be dead son to collect insurance money


June 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Fulton County District Attorney's Office have declared that Donna Ellis Gibbs, an Atlanta resident, has confessed to collecting more than $151,000 after committing insurance fraud.She ... Read more...

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FDI falls in Mexico


May 24th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexico received $4.37 billion in foreign direct investment, or FDI, in the first quarter, down 8.7 percent from the same period in 2011, authorities said.FDI ... Read more...

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Economic reforms not on back burner: Bansal


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The government Wednesday denied that it has put economic reforms on the back burner, after three key bills failed to get passed in the just ... Read more...

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Polaris launches new insurance claims processing solution


May 21st, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector software company Polaris Financial Technology Monday launched its insurance claims processing software Intellect Claims.In a statement issued here, the ... Read more...

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Chinese are 8 years older than real age


May 17th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) A survey in China has found the Chinese are ageing faster. An average Chinese is 8.2 years older than his or her real age while ... Read more...

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‘Introvert’ Chinese lady loses civil service race


May 12th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) A 27-year-old Chinese woman, who was ranked among the top in a civil service test, was eliminated from the race because she was an "introvert".Huang Hong ... Read more...

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Rs.4.64 billion MSTC fraud-CBI nabs three


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) The CBI has arrested three more officials of the Mineral Scrap Trading Corp (MSTC), a central government mini ratna firm, for allegedly cheating and causing losses ... Read more...

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Tripura Lok Adalats clear 640 revenue cases


April 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) To deal with the huge backlog of pending cases related to land, revenue and insurance, the Tripura government held Lok Adalats and resolved 640 of the ... Read more...

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‘Chinese insurance sector needs healthy growth


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 22 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan has urged accelerated reform and innovation in the country's insurance industry to promote healthy and stable development.Wang said here that the ... Read more...

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