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Damage by cyclone Thane to lower general insurers’ profits


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Insurance claims after Cyclone Thane crossed Cuddalore on the Tamil Nadu coast last week leaving a trail of death and destruction could bring down profits of ... Read more...

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Owners killing their pets to get insurance payout


November 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UK pet insures are losing huge sums due to fraudulent claims. The officials say some pet owners are even killing their own animals just to make the ... Read more...

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Cars with Z in number plates crash the most


April 12th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Does your car have the alphabet Z in its registration number? If so, beware. A British study says vehicles with that letter are involved in the ... Read more...

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Insurance claims from floods in Australia soar


February 11th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Insurance claims following Australia's devastating floods in Queensland have reached the $2 billion mark, a media report said Friday.The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) Friday released a brief ... Read more...

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Video gamers are terrible drivers: Study


February 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A UK study has claimed that people who spend their spare time playing driving video games prove to be more dangerous when put behind the wheel of real ... Read more...

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Unstable heart rhythm ‘ups risk of death in kidney patients’


January 14th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new study has found that elderly kidney patients who have had a recent heart attack are less likely to take their medications as prescribed."Several types of medications ... Read more...

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Fatal Car Crash In Maryland Divulges Illegal Indoor Marijuana Farm


December 24th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Insurance claims are not the only factor of worry for a Ellicott City resident. This became all the more obvious when a car crashed into the ... Read more...

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Girls in skimpy summer outfits cause men to crash cars


July 30th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Men are more likely to be involved in a car accident in summer as they are distracted by girls in skimpy outfits, a survey has revealed. As many as ... Read more...

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Mangalore crash: Air India to assist victims’ kin in insurance claims


May 28th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) A team of Air India officials Friday reached Mangalore to assist the air crash survivors and kin of the victims in seeking compensation, an official here said. "The team ... Read more...

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Hyderabad-based BPO to use `cheap’ prison labour to process bank work


May 13th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 13 (ANI): In what has been billed as "a unique public-private experiment", an Indian outsourcing company that claims Royal Bank of Scotland and Goldman Sachs as its clients, is to ... Read more...

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India needs 100 million broadband connections, says Pitroda


March 17th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) National Knowledge Commission chairman Sam Pitroda Wednesday said India needs around 100 million broadband connections and the government is focused on connecting 250,000 panchayats across the country ... Read more...

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Former Staten Island, NY insurance claims specialist stole more than $80,000


March 10th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
QUEENS, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Staten Island man, former insurance claims specialist was charged for stealing thousands of dollars in an insurance fraud, prosecutors said Tuesday.Phillip Labega, 37, of Staten ... Read more...

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Dayanidhi Maran inaugurates Master Creation Programme for craftpersons


December 9th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Union Textiles Minister Dayanadhi Maran inaugurated the Master Creation Programme as a part of "Handicrafts week" at a function organized at Dilli Haat here today.Maran, after visiting ... Read more...

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Kamte’s widow takes on Mumbai Police on 26/11 attacks


November 25th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov. 25 (IANS) The widow of additional police commissioner Ashok Kamte, one of the slain heroes of 26/11 terror attacks, has alleged that Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) Rakesh Maria had attempted ... Read more...

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Obesity raises risk of urinary tract infections


April 27th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The fatter you are, the greater the risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) you carry, researchers say. The researchers evaluated insurance claims of 95,962 people over a ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘raises urinary tract infections risk’


April 27th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that obesity is associated with a higher risk of urinary tract infections (UTI).To identify whether obesity is associated with a UTI diagnosis, Baltimore ... Read more...

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India’s first third party insurance licensee exits business


February 6th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) The Hyderabad-based Dawn Services, the first third party administrator (TPA) to be licensed by the Indian insurance watchdog, has decided to exit the business. According to Insurance Regulatory ... Read more...

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Today is the most accident-prone day for motorists in the year


January 18th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Today is the worst day of the year for motorists, according to a new study.A survey based on drivers'' insurance claims that bad weather and less daylight ... Read more...

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Court asks insurance companies to be consumer friendly


November 28th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A consumer court Friday reprimanded insurance companies for rejecting claims on flimsy grounds and asked them to be consumer friendly.The Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, presided ... Read more...

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Law Minister calls for strong consumer movement


August 16th, 2008 - 11:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 16 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister H.R. Bhardwaj on Saturday called for a strong consumer movement in the country.Inaugurating the conference of Presidents of State ... Read more...

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After China quake, insurance claims of $19 mn already


May 15th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 15 (Xinhua) China Life Insurance (Group) Co., the nation's largest life insurer, has received 150 policy claims from the quake-hit areas in southwestern China, officials said Thursday. The company has ... Read more...

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Now, US outsourcing debt collection to India


April 24th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 24 (IANS) US debt collection agencies are the newest to start outsourcing their work to India and are satisfied with the results produced by the polite but persistent Indian ... Read more...

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Camden market fire has claimed at least 300 businesses


February 11th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.11 (ANI): At least 300 businesses could be lost due to Saturday night's fire in London's famous Camden Market. Sources have told The Telegraph that the damage bill for the fire could ... Read more...

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Camden market fire has claimed at least 300 businesses


February 11th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.11 (ANI): At least 300 businesses could be lost due to Saturday night's fire in London's famous Camden Market. Sources have told The Telegraph that the damage bill for the fire could ... Read more...

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