Saturday, Nov 27, 2021


Should You Go For OPD Insurance?

Nov 06, 2021 Meghna Maiti

A regular health insurance policy only covers hospitalisation, for all other expenses, you may need OPD insurance.

Are You Confused About Insurance Plan? Check These Three Steps To Buying The Right Term Plan

Oct 28, 2021 Meghna Maiti

To finalize the accurate coverage amount of the term insurance plan, the policyholder must also consider current liabilities, existing investments, and inflation.

CCI Gives Nod To HDFC Bank's 4.99 Per Cent Stake Purchase In HDFC ERGO General Insurance

Private lender HDFC Bank had stated in June that its board had given the approval to acquire more than 3.55 crore shares in the joint venture for Rs 1,906 crore from the parent company Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC).

IIFL Securities' Board Approves Formation Of Dedicated Subsidiary For Healthcare, Insurance

Oct 21, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The company's filing to the Bombay Stock informs that the company would be carrying out the spin-off via its existing wholly-owned subsidiary, Livlong Protection and Wellness Solution, previously known as IIFL Corporate Services.

Covers That Can Protect Your Assets Against Flood Damage

Car and home insurance covers can help you cut the losses due to the damage caused by a natural calamity.

02 October, 2021

'No Evidence To Prove Smoking Addiction Caused Lung Cancer': Court Asks Insurer To Pay Claim

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The insurance company had refused to pay the medical claim saying the patient’s addiction to smoking was the reason for his disease.

20 May, 2021

Government Widens Medical Cover For Athletes, Coaches In Wake Of COVID-19 Pandemic


All national campers, probable national campers, Khelo India athletes and junior campers training at SAI Centres of Excellence across the country will be provided an insurance cover

27 March, 2021

Ashok Gehlot’s Health Insurance Scheme To Roll Out On May 1, Registration Starts From April 1

Outlook Web Bureau

The scheme which was announced in the state budget for 2021-22 by Ashok Gehlot will provide every family with an insurance cover of Rs five lakh by paying Rs 850 annually.

18 March, 2021

Rajya Sabha Approves Bill To Raise FDI In Insurance

Outlook Web Bureau

Nirmala Sitharaman cited liquidity pressure on insurance companies as the reason to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit.

02 January, 2021

Accidental Death Insurance Cover For Delhi Police Personnel Raised To Rs 78-Lakh


The insurance cover for suicide victims has been raised to Rs 10 lakh, while for natural deaths it rose from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 28 lakh: Delhi Commissioner

19 October, 2020

Rs.10,000 Crore Ayushman Sahakar Fund Launched

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister of State for Agriculture Parshottam Rupala said the fund would help cooperatives play an important role in the creation of healthcare infrastructure


10 August, 2020

Mitchell Starc Reaches Settlement In Insurance Case For Missing 2018 IPL


Mitchell Starc, who couldn't play a single match for KKR in IPL 2018 due to a right leg injury, had filed a lawsuit against his insurers in April last year

04 June, 2020

IOC Seeks Insurance Compensation For Delayed Tokyo Olympics


The IOC pays for insurance against the cancellation of an Olympics but it has been unclear if its policy covers the one-year postponement of Tokyo Games forced by the coronavirus pandemic

03 December, 2019

Govt Committed To Further Reforms: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Bureau

Sitharaman said the government is working towards making India more attractive investment destination.

11 June, 2019

Third-Party Car Insurance Prices To Go Up From June 16

The increase in third-party insurance rates is applicable for cars with engine capacity below 1500cc only

30 January, 2019

Posing As 'Lord Voldemort', Insurance Agent Demands Bitcoins From Clients, Gets Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

The man had threatened people who considered buying policies but decided not to, as well as the neighbours of clients and potential clients.

27 October, 2018

J&K Insurance Row: Governor Orders Foreclosure Of Contract, Asks For Probe

Outlook Web Bureau

The Governor who on Thursday had cancelled the contract saying there was "some bungling" in it, has also asked the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to investigate the matter.


31 August, 2018

New Cars To Get Costlier; Three-Year Third-Party Insurance Mandatory From 1 September

The option of annual renewal will still be valid on comprehensive and zero depreciation insurances

Photo Gallery

Smoke rises from a fire inside coaches of Udhampur-Durg Express after leaving Hetampur Railway Station in Morena district,

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets relatives of four people who were allegedly murdered at their house at Gohari village, in Prayagraj.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets relatives of four people who were allegedly murdered at their house at Gohari village, in Prayagraj.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar during their meeting, in New Delhi.

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Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC) depositors protest for the recovery of their funds outside the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in Mumbai.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

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T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

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India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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