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Health insurance evolving to suit millennial needs

India has a major share of the millennial demographic — 34% of the total population — to be precise. While this might be a significant percentage, before the pandemic struck, this consumer segment seldom considered having an adequate insurance policy.

Life insurance products get a fillip during pandemic

There has been a rise in awareness about the benefits of insurance, but the sector still has a long way to go

Tips to save on motor insurance premium

You can explore pay as you go model and work on deductibles, too Do you own a four-wheeler but find commuting via public transport on a daily basis more feasible than driving? Or are you someone who owns more than one vehicle but usually drives one of them more than the others? If yes, here are a few tips for you to save on your motor insurance premium.

Government makes FASTag mandatory along with motor insurance from April

Ministry of Road Trasport & Highways (MoRTH) on Saturday said that a valid FASTag is mandatory while getting a new third party insurance through an amendment in Form 51 (Certificate of Insurance), wherein the details of FASTag ID shall be captured and this will be applicable from April 1.

How to ensure income security for seniors

The Draft National Policy for Senior Citizens has rightly placed emphasis on promoting the existing pension programmes

LIC’s equity investments ride high on market surge

India’s largest life insurer, Life Insurance Corporation, has raked in tidy gains on its equity investments so far this fiscal, thanks to a sanguine capital market. LIC has booked profits of ₹14,857 crore as against ₹11,437 crore last year for the same period (April to September) showing a growth of 30.37 per cent.

Government withdraws order making wage pay mandatory during lockdown

It will not be mandatory for businesses now to pay wages to their workers during the lockdown. The Home Ministry’s guidelines for the fourth phase of lockdown starting Monday has withdrawn the order for such an action.

LIC posts 25.17 per cent growth in first-year new business premium in FY20

State-owned Life Insurance Corporation of India said it has achieved highest number of policies for the last six years in 2019-20. In a round-up of its performance for the last fiscal, LIC said it registered a growth of 25.17 per cent in first-year new business premium when compared to private players who collectively achieved a premium growth rate of 11.64 per cent.

Tokyo Olympics to be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021

The 2020 Olympics have been postponed amid the global coronavirus pandemic that has brought nearly all sport to a halt worldwide.