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  • India: Estimates are hypertension plagues 1/3 of population

    One third of India's population is likely to suffer from hypertension, with around 20% of the rural populace too becoming victims, say health experts.

    Asia | 17 Jan 2020
  • New life policy caters to Singapore's growing high net worth market

    Targeting high net worth individuals (HNWIs), China Taiping Insurance Singapore (CTPIS) has introduced its first universal life plan 'Infinite Universal' with a minimum sum assured of $500,000.

    Asia | 16 Jan 2020
  • Obituary - Ritu Nanda: A legend among insurance agents

    Mrs Ritu Nanda, one of India's legendary insurance agents, passed away on the 13th of January after a long battle with cancer.

    Agents | 16 Jan 2020
  • India: Marine insurers caught between US and Iran

    Indian insurers are under pressure in the wake of recent events involving US and Iran, with reinsurers turning wary and increasing premiums on coverage for crude oil shipments to India.

    Asia | 16 Jan 2020
  • India: More capital infusion likely for state-backed non-life insurers

    With public sector general insurers in India faring poorly, a second-round capital infusion could be announced during the upcoming budget in a bid to improve their financial health, according to a report from local publication The Economic Times.

    Asia | 14 Jan 2020
  • India: Regulator sanctions errant insurance brokers for fake reinsurance

    The IRDAI has directed lndian insurers and their offices overseas, lndian reinsurers and their offices overseas, foreign reinsurance branches in lndia and lndian insurance intermediaries not to engage in any business activity with Labuan-registered broker, Confiance lnternational Reinsurance Brokers, as well as its representative Jaipur-based Global Master Consultant (GMC).

    Asia | 14 Jan 2020
  • India: Central bank sets out 5-year financial inclusion strategy

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released its five-year (2019-24) National Strategy for Financial Inclusion to include all, particularly the poor and underprivileged class. The strategy aims to provide access to formal financial services in an affordable manner, broadening and deepening financial inclusion and promoting financial literacy and consumer protection.

    Asia | 13 Jan 2020
  • Markel appoints Anirudh Singh as India chief underwriting officer

    Markel International has appointed Anirudh Singh as India chief underwriting officer effective from December 24, 2019, highlighting Markel's commitment to growing its presence in Asia.

    People | 10 Jan 2020
  • India: Flagship crop insurance scheme loses lustre

    The central government's flagship crop insurance scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), has attracted less interest from insurers in the wake of losses following a surge in extreme weather events.

    Asia | 10 Jan 2020
  • India: Insurance training institution calls attention to bank deposit insurance

    Recognising the need to raise awareness regarding deposit insurance amongst the public in India after the recent failure of a local co-operative bank, the Insurance Institute of India (III) conducted a seminar titled 'Risk Based Premium for Deposit Insurance' last month for an audience comprising bankers, insurers, academia, bank clients and consumer activists.

    AIRPlus | 09 Jan 2020

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