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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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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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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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US Treasury to receive $5.75 bn from AIG stock sale


August 7th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The US Treasury has said that it expected to receive $5.75 billion from the latest sale of the American International Group (AIG) stock, $750 million more ... Read more...

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Alive by God’s grace, says train fire survivor


July 30th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) A shaken survivor of the fire in a sleeper coach of the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express Monday attributed his survival to the "grace of God"."It ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Karnataka seeks farm insurance date extended


July 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Drought-hit Karnataka Friday sought an extension of the national agricultural insurance scheme for farmers who availed loans as well as those did not."As the state is ... 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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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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Inspection of Israeli embassy car allowed


May 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday allowed the Israeli embassy car damaged in a bomb blast here Feb 13 to be inspected by an insurance surveyor to ... Read more...

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‘Overly sexual’ cartoon ad offends British TV viewers


April 28th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) TV viewers in Britain have got their knickers in a twist over the sight of women dancing in bikinis and a big woman flashing her underwear ... Read more...

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At 101, Fauja Singh still running!


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) As he turned a memorable 101-years-old Sunday, Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh did not have his birthday celebrations on his mind at his London home. Instead, ... Read more...

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Double murder: Slain woman’s lover detained


February 4th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday said they have detained for questioning the lover of the woman who was murdered along with her five-year-old son by her partially ... Read more...

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Paralysed man kills wife and son


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A 30-year-old man, paralysed waist down, murdered his wife and five-year-old son as he suspected that his wife had married again, police said Friday.The accused, ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan sued by photographer


January 11th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Actress Linday Lohan is being sued by a photographer who alleges that he was run over by her car in January 2010.Grigor Baylan is taking legal ... Read more...

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Japanese firm’s map shows Tibet as part of India


November 29th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 29 (IANS) A map drawn by a Japanese firm shows Tibet as part of India. The cartograph also shows China's southwestern Yunnan province as belonging to India, ... Read more...

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United India Insurance targets Rs.8,000 crore premium


November 10th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Logging an average business growth of 27 percent this fiscal, public sector non-life insurer United India Insurance Company Ltd Thursday said it is targeting a gross ... Read more...

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Reliance Life concludes 26 percent stake sale to Nippon for $680mn


October 9th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Reliance Capital Sunday said it had concluded a 26 percent stake sale in its life insurance arm to Japan's Nippon Life for $680 million (Rs.3,062 crore), ... Read more...

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Rs.10 lakh for family of accident victim


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded around Rs.10 lakh compensation to the family of a 20-year-old girl who was killed after being hit by a bus ... Read more...

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Maid killed in accident, kin to get Rs. 9 lakh in damages


September 22nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded around Rs.9 lakh compensation to the family of a maid who was killed in a motorcycle accident here in 2008.In ... Read more...

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Man narrates false story to claim insurance


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) To make a fake insurance claim, a 26-year-old man Thursday cooked up a story of being robbed by four bike-borne men who also set fire ... Read more...

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Britons too bugged by parking woes


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) While many of us at times claim to have the first right at the open space outside our property, especially while parking vehicles, a lot of ... Read more...

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Pregnancy clause: Film frat divided on the issue


July 7th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The stalling of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine" after it became known that lead actress Aishwarya Rai was expecting has stoked a debate on introducing a pregnancy ... Read more...

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Insurance firm asked to pay Rs.5 lakh for misleading consumer


June 30th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab), June 30 (IANS) A leading insurance company was Thursday ordered by a consumer forum in Punjab to pay back Rs.5 lakh to a customer for misleading him ... Read more...

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11-year-old disabled girl gets Rs.8 lakh compensation


June 8th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) More than four years after her lower limbs were left disabled following an accident, a Delhi court awarded Rs.8 lakh compensation to 11-year-old Rupali.Motor Accident ... Read more...

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Haryana doctor gets fire insurance claim after 10 years (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) After almost 10 years of legal battle to get insurance claim for medical instruments destroyed in a fire in his hospital, Haryana-based doctor M.M. Krishan will ... Read more...

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Haryana doctor to get insurance claim after 10 years


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) Almost 10 years after a fire broke out in his hospital and destroyed equipment, Haryana-based doctor M.M. Krishan finally managed to claim his insurance amount after ... Read more...

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Rs.10 lakh awarded to road accident victim’s family


May 27th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded over Rs.10 lakh as compensation to the family of a man killed in a road accident in 2007.Motor Accident Claims ... Read more...

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Three held for forgery


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Three people have been arrested from various places in Delhi and elsewhere for fraudulently withdrawing money from banks by forging cheques, police said Sunday.Kundan ... Read more...

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Selling your vehicle? Get transfer documents right or face trouble


May 20th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Selling your secondhand two-wheeler or car, but not fulfilling the legal norms of transfer to the new owner could make you liable to pay for ... Read more...

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USAA sued over car crash claims


May 19th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) USAA Insurance Co. has been sued for the way that they handle car crash claims. The suit claims that USAA uses fraudulent means to deny beneficiaries ... Read more...

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Corporate logos can both help and harm


May 17th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) A corporate logo symbolising the visual power of a brand cuts both ways -- good and bad, a study suggests.These stylized monograms can backfire for firms ... Read more...

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United India targets Rs.8,000 crore premium income


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Government-owned non-life insurer United India Insurance Company Ltd. is targeting gross premium of around Rs.8,000 crore for the current fiscal, up from Rs.6,376.66 crore the company ... Read more...

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Rs.6 lakh awarded to family of accident victim (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A trial court has awarded over Rs.6 lakh in compensation to the family of a motorcyclist who died here after being hit by a speeding ... Read more...

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Family of accident victim gets Rs.6 lakh in compensation


April 29th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A trial court has awarded over Rs.6 lakh compensation to the family of a motorcyclist who died after being hit by a speeding van in ... Read more...

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GAIL, PEC get awards for most efficient state-run firms


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) State-run Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) and international trading firm PEC Ltd have won awards for being the most efficient public sector undertakings ... Read more...

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