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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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Goa to re-negotiate mediclaim scheme with insurer


July 9th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The Goa government will re-negotiate the terms and conditions of its mediclaim insurance scheme with ICICI Lombard and re-launch it within the year, Health Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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No new taxes in Akhilesh’s maiden UP budget


June 1st, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Presenting his maiden budget Friday amid uproar and a walkout by the main opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced ... Read more...

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Government pension scheme for Indians abroad


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian government is promoting a new Pension and Life Insurance Fund (PILF) scheme in a bid to provide financial security to poor Indians working abroad.Indian ... Read more...

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Swabhimaanya rolls out insurance schemes for domestic help


February 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) In a bid to provide insurance schemes for the bottom-of-the-pyramid clientele, financial inclusion company Swabhimaanya Monday rolled out insurance cover starting with premiums as low ... Read more...

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Northeast farmers unaware about crop insurance: Expert


February 6th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 6 (IANS) Farmers across India have been making claims for crop losses under the central government's National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS), but those in the northeastern states, mainly ... Read more...

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India seeks diaspora investment in energy, healthcare


January 7th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) India Saturday asked its 30 million strong diaspora spread across over 130 countries to contribute in the development of healthcare, energy and infrastructure sector.Almost 1,500 ... Read more...

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Overseas Indian workers to get pension, life insurance


January 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) The Indian government Saturday launched a special pension and life insurance scheme that would benefit over 5 million unskilled and semi-skilled workers employed overseas mostly in ... Read more...

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Advisory council to focus on workers welfare


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Pursuing its social welfare agenda, the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC) will take up Jan 16 the issues of welfare of unorganised sector ... Read more...

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Insurance cover for Indian painters soon


August 11th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) The Indian Paint Association (IPA) in alliance with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is working on a nationwide insurance programme for painters along with a ... Read more...

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At 88, Karunanidhi gets bitter present from Jaya


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Muthuvel Karunanidhi's troubles are unending.After seeing his DMK nearly wiped out in elections and his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi in prison, Tamil Nadu's new ... Read more...

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With AIADMK win, voters eye freebies of laptops, gold mangalsutra


May 13th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Now that the AIADMK has won a thumping victory in Tamil Nadu, voters are eyeing the freebies, including laptops for students, gold mangalsutras for women, free ... Read more...

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‘NGOs getting foreign funds to work against Indian farmers’


April 18th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) An umbrella group of farmers' organisations Monday alleged that various NGOs were getting funds from foreign organisations to run campaigns against Indian farmers and sought a ... Read more...

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Punjab approves cash-less insurance for police


March 21st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) In a move that will benefit over 70,000 personnel of Punjab Police, the state government has approved a cash-less insurance scheme for them that will include ... Read more...

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DMK offers free rice, grinders to poor, laptops to students


March 20th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) From free grinders to 35 kg free rice every month for 1.6 million poor families, free bus passes for senior citizens to free laptops for Dalit ... Read more...

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3 farmers attempt suicide in Madhya Pradesh


January 31st, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 31 (IANS) Three farmers in three districts of Madhya Pradesh Monday attempted to commit suicide, in a grim reminder of the continuing crisis the state's farmers find themselves in after ... Read more...

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Lawsuit challenges SBI’s life insurance scheme


November 26th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday issued a notice to SBI (State Bank of India) Life Insurance on a public interest litigation (PIL), ... Read more...

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Government flags off Rs.241 crore sops for coffee farmers


September 10th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 10 (IANS) The government announced Friday it has started implementing Rs.241.33 crore debt relief package that would benefit over 75,000 small coffee growers. Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma flagged off ... Read more...

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Medical equipment fair in Chennai starts Aug 6


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) About 400 medical equipment manufacturers, including 20 from China, Taiwan, Germany and Britain, are expected to showcase their products at the Medicall expo beginning here Aug 6. "The ... Read more...

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Insurance, housing benefits for 60 lakh teachers


June 18th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) It's good news for over 60 lakh teachers across the country - a health and life insurance cover, as well as a group housing scheme has been ... Read more...

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Sibal moots health insurance, housing scheme for teachers


June 18th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday announced a special housing scheme and health insurance for the benefit of the schoolteachers.Interacting with media on ... Read more...

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Insurance cover for Chhattisgarh workers


May 1st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) On the occasion of International Labour Day, the Chhattisgarh government Saturday announced a Rs.10 lakh accident insurance scheme for the state's more than three lakh industrial workers. "The ... Read more...

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Centre pays Rs 28.5 lakh each to 74 CRPF men killed in Dantewada


April 30th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Friday said that families of the 74 CRPF personnel killed in the Dantewada naxal ambush have been paid Rs. 28.5 ... Read more...

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EPFO defers decision on PF interest rate


April 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Board of Trustees of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Friday deferred a decision on paying a higher interest rate on provident fund deposits for the ... Read more...

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Namibia invites Indian women’s cooperative (Lead)


April 9th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 9 (IANS) Namibia has invited VimoSEWA, India's first insurance cooperative owned and run by women workers, to assist in the development of micro-insurance in the southern African nation. Namibia's state-owned ... Read more...

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VimoSEWA to develop microinsurance in Namibia


April 9th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 9 (IANS) VimoSEWA, India's first insurance cooperative owned and run by women workers in the informal sector, will assist in the development of micro-insurance in Namibia. The Namibian government's financial ... Read more...

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Slain CRPF men’s kin to get over Rs.3.8 mn in damages


April 8th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The next of kin of 75 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers massacred in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, will be given compensation of over Rs.38 ... Read more...

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Chiropractor, attorney, and 15 others defrauded insurance companies with fake accidents


February 20th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – Seventeen people from Pennsylvania, including a chiropractor and an attorney, were charged for defrauding insurance companies with staged accidents, prosecutors said Friday.The group of people involved in ... Read more...

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Kerala campaign to promote diaspora welfare fund


February 6th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 6 (IANS) Billed as the country's first welfare scheme for the diaspora, the Kerala government and the Kerala Pravasi Welfare Fund (KPWF) Saturday began an awareness campaign to promote the ... Read more...

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Medical insurance for Russian tourists in Goa


January 9th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 9 (IANS) Russian tourists in Goa can now have medical insurance. A Moscow-based firm supported by the Russian government is offering policies that will allow the 40,000-odd Russians visiting the ... Read more...

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HDFC Bank gets 70,000 salary accounts, Punjab police gets insurance


December 16th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) Over 70,000 personnel of the Punjab Police were Wednesday offered a New Year bonanza with deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal launching an insurance cover scheme for them. The ... Read more...

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Malaysia moots insurance, welfare fund for its sportsmen


November 27th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 27 (IANS) Malaysia has mooted an insurance scheme and a welfare fund for its sportsmen, particularly for those who have retired, to ensure better health care, an official said. Deputy ... Read more...

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Malaysia introduces insurance for its sportsmen


November 26th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 26 (IANS) Malaysia has introduced an insurance scheme and a welfare fund for its sportsmen, particularly for those who have retired, to ensure better health care, an official said. Deputy ... Read more...

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Rural micro insurance scheme launched


November 7th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The government Saturday launched a micro insurance drive in Tamil Nadu aimed at expanding the Rural Postal Life Insurance (PLI) network. Communications and Information Technology Minister A. ... Read more...

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Andhra launches pension-cum-insurance scheme for poor women


November 1st, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 1 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Sunday launched the YSR "Abhaya Hastam" (Helping Hand), a co-contributory pension-cum-insurance scheme for poor and low income women. Chief Minister K. Rosaiah launched the scheme, ... Read more...

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