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  • India: Committee recommends disaster insurance in Nat CAT regions

    A Parliamentary panel has proposed comprehensive insurance coverage for all properties located in disaster prone areas.

    Asia | 15 Feb 2019
  • The connected cows network

    The Connected Cows Network (CCN) project in Bangladesh uses a digital platform named shurjomukhi pranisheba for cattle insurance and monitoring the wellbeing of cattle using IoT, RFID, big data, machine learning and AI among other technologies. The platform not only helps insurance companies track and identify cattle but also provides valuable information to farmers on the wellbeing of their cattle. The platform has all the features permanently to change the cattle insurance sector in Bangladesh and bring immense benefits to cattle farmers.

    AIRPlus | 14 Feb 2019
  • Cyber - the time bomb is ticking

    According to Symantec's 2018 Internet Security Threat Report which tracks the number and type of cyber attacks globally, India ranks second in the world for the number of phishing attacks. Asia Insurance Review spoke with Howden India director and principal officer Mahesh Chainani about what are the main reasons for cyber crimes and how insurance can help in tackling these.

    AIRPlus | 14 Feb 2019
  • India: Non-life market may see flat growth for whole of FY2019

    General insurers may turn in a flat performance in the current financial year ending 31 March 2019 (FY2019). While the industry posted business as high as INR1.5trn ($21.2 bn) in FY2018, it is struggling hard to reach this mark this year.

    Asia | 14 Feb 2019
  • India: Reliance General Insurance refreshes IPO application

    Reliance General Insurance (RGI) has filed fresh papers with market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for an initial public offering, after its permission lapsed in November last year.

    Asia | 13 Feb 2019
  • Huge opportunity for cancer insurance

    An Edelweiss Tokio Life study done in partnership with Ipsos has revealed that almost 50% of cancer patients in India pay out of their pockets for treatment.

    AIRPlus | 12 Feb 2019
  • India: Hospitalisation insurance cover found lacking

    A three-state study has found that India's government-funded or private health insurance schemes that pay for hospitalisation have not adequately protected households from catastrophic health expenditures. This has rekindled the debate on how to achieve universal health care.

    Asia | 12 Feb 2019
  • India: International Financial Services Centres to have unified regulatory authority

    The Indian cabinet has approved the establishment of a unified authority to regulate all financial services in International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs) in India. This would be effected by enacting a new law through the International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019.

    Asia | 11 Feb 2019
  • India: Reinsurers seek separate accounting rules

    Reinsurance companies have approached the IRDAI for a separate set of accounting and reporting standards for their sector.

    Asia | 08 Feb 2019
  • India: Committee recommends regulatory sandbox approach for insurance innovations

    A committee of the Indian insurance regulator, IRDAI, has recommended that a facilitating environment to support deployment of technical innovation, similar to that for FinTech products, should be created for the insurance industry as well.

    Asia | 07 Feb 2019

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