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PNB MetLife To Launch Dental Care Plan With Dental OPD Benefits

The Dental Care Plan will help customers manage their dental health and ensure they do not have to dive into their savings or reduce their essential spending in order to make space for dental treatment.

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HDFC Life Q3 Net Profit Rises 3% To Rs 274 Cr

However, total income declined to Rs 14,222.22 crore in the latest December quarter from Rs 21,126.80 crore in October-December 2020

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Life Insurance Industry Trends And Outlook 2022

The industry witnessed a radical shift in customer’s needs, behaviour, and expectations, which disrupted insurance operations prompting an overnight shift to virtualization

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Reliance General Insurance Gets IRDAI Approval To Test 9 Products

Reliance General Insurance Company will soon roll out nine sandbox products to cater to the fast transforming customer requirement in the insurance sector.

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LIC Seeks To Appoint CFO Before Its Mega IPO Planned In 2021-22

The move to hire a CFO follows a decision to re-designate LIC's top job to chief executive officer from chairman earlier this year.

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Talk Health First, Then Talk of Health Insurance: CEO Aditya Birla Health Insurance

Mayank Bathwal, the Chief Executive Officer at Aditya Birla Health Insurance (ABHICL), a joint venture between Aditya Birla Group and MMI Holdings of South Africa since August 2015, says good health of customers should be the most important focus of those engaged in the business of health insurance. He shares his views on the pandemic and its impact on the health insurance business with Ashish Sinha. Excerpts:

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HDFC Life Net Profit Declines 33% To Rs 302 Cr In Q1 FY22

The insurer witnessed a 20 per cent growth in renewal premium in April-June of 2021-22.

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What Your Life Insurance Agent Isn’t Telling You

The key lies in awareness. Begin by knowing about these six things that your agent may not be telling you before you sign above the dotted line.

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Health Insurance: Family Floater Or Standalone?

A common question in the minds of those buying Health Insurance is: should you opt for individual policies for each family member, or a collective ‘family floater’ plan? Let’s simplify the decision for you.

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‘Insurance Ombudsman’ Rule Amendment: Can It ‘Ensure’ Policyholders’ Trust ?

The Ombudsman mechanism is administered by the Executive Council of Insurers, which has now been renamed as the “Council for Insurance Ombudsmen”.

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Budget ’21 Delivers No Material Boost To Common Man’s Personal Finances

The move to tax capital gains on ULIP’s with annual premiums exceeding 2.5 Lakhs is actually a hidden gem.

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Why You Should Get Third Party Insurance

One must remember, however, that a third-party cover only provides partial protection. It does not cover theft or damage to your own car. Moreover, a number of useful add-ons like zero depreciation, roadside assistance and accessories cover - which are available on a comprehensive cover - are not available on third-party cover which only offers personal accident add-on.

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LIC Housing Plans To Raise Rs 50,500 Crore

The non-convertible debentures (NCDs) proposed to be issued by the company for cash may be either at par or premium or a discount to face value, depending upon the prevailing market conditions at the time of issues

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ICICI Lombard, Bharti AXA Join Hands To Combine Their Non-life Insurance Businesses

Based on the share exchange ratio recommended by independent valuers and accepted by the respective boards of ICICI Lombard and Bharti AXA, the shareholders of Bharti AXA shall receive 2 shares of ICICI Lombard for every 115 shares of Bharti AXA held by them as on the date on which the Scheme of Arrangement is approved by the Board of Directors of ICICI Lombard and Bharti AXA.

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