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  • India: Modi says explosive population growth a worry

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called the issue of population explosion a challenge, and urged the central and state governments to devise schemes to tackle it.

    Asia | 19 Aug 2019
  • India: New motor vehicles law will increase insurance penetration

    The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is finally before the Indian President awaiting his final nod, after having been passed by both houses of Parliament at the end of last month.

    Asia | 16 Aug 2019
  • Extensive gender discrimination in healthcare access

    A study conducted by the British Medical Journal and published in a recent issue of BMJ Open suggests that there is extensive gender discrimination in access to healthcare for women in India.

    AIRPlus | 15 Aug 2019
  • It's that sinking feeling again

    It's a major flood-like situation again in the south Indian state of Kerala and though not as bad as last year, it is a cause for much concern. Torrential rain over the past 10 days has resulted in major rivers overflowing their banks and landslides that have destroyed entire villages and resulted in over 90 deaths.

    AIRPlus | 15 Aug 2019
  • India: Life insurance giant may go public

    The Indian government is studying the possible public listing of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), the country's biggest life insurer which commands around two-thirds of the life insurance market.

    Asia | 15 Aug 2019
  • Major technological breakthrough required to make crop insurance scheme a success

    Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana (PMFBY) CEO and joint secretary (Credit), ministry of agriculture and farmers' welfare, government of India Dr Ashish Kumar Bhutani has said, "Despite spending a huge sum of INR300bn ($4.3bn) on the agriculture insurance scheme, it attracts negative publicity because of the large number of complaints from farmers about non-payment of claims due to the use of primitive technology."

    AIRPlus | 14 Aug 2019
  • Live life

    Janashakthi Insurance, a private life player in Sri Lanka, has launched 'Live Life,' a preventive approach to life insurance in partnership with lifestyle, health and fitness app ayubo.life.

    AIRPlus | 14 Aug 2019
  • India: Government launches pension scheme for farmers

    The Modi government has launched the PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana, a pension scheme for small and marginal farmers in the country.

    Asia | 14 Aug 2019
  • India: Unlisted state run general insurers pull down sector's results

    Three public sector insurance companies have dragged down the non-life industry into a INR440m ($6.2m) loss for the financial year ended 31March 2019 (FY2019).

    Asia | 13 Aug 2019
  • India: Insurers brace for higher losses as floods continue to wreak damage

    Floods have ravaged parts of Assam, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha over the past few months, and are expected to lead to a rise in insured losses.

    Asia | 12 Aug 2019

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