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90 per cent Indians believe financial health having profound impact on well-being: Survey

Financial and physical health have been among the top two stressors for Indians amid Covid-19 perhaps, even ahead of relationships and family, a...

‘UCO Bank yet to come out of RBI’s PCA framework’

Despite complying with all key regulatory parameters for three subsequent quarters, UCO Bank is yet to come out of the Prompt Corrective Action...

LIC policy: New deferred annuity plan launched – New Jeevan Shanti plan

State-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) on Wednesday launched a new deferred annuity plan, which is a non-linked, non-participating, individual single premium plan. The...

As realty sector revives, LIC Housing aims for double-digit growth in FY21

LIC Housing Finance sees bright prospects to record double-digit growth this fiscal, supported by the return of home loan growth to pre-Covid-19 levels,...

Will the IPO everyone is waiting for come this year? Find out LIC 'plans'

In this podcast, Business Standard's Shrimi Choudhary discusses what has been done so far in the LIC IPO, what needs to be done...

LIC IPO: RFP soon to appoint actuary to determine shareholder value

The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) will soon issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) to appoint an actuary for determining...

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The final presidential debate: A brief interlude of normalcy in 2020 race

WASHINGTON: The second and final presidential debate, it turns out, was actually a debate, a brief interlude of normalcy in an otherwise highly...

Congress manifesto promises 10 lakh jobs, farm loan waiver, Rs 1,500 unemployment allowance

The Congress on Wednesday released its manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls, promising 10 lakh government jobs, farm loan waiver and a monthly...

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If we are to drive digital adoption, growth will come from MSMEs: FSS

Financial Software and Systems (FSS) is a  payments technology and transaction processing company. They offer an integrated portfolio of software products, hosted payment...

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Covid-19: Oman postpones collecting tourism tax till next year

MUSCAT: Oman has postponed the collection of tourism tax from hotels until the first quarter of next year, Minister of Tourism said on...

Exclusive: Indian Army destroys Pakistani Army posts along LoC

The Indian Army opened fire at the Pakistani troops while responding to an unprovoked ceasefire violation in Rajouri and Poonch sectors of Jammu...

China Dismisses European Union Report On COVID-19 Disinformation And Says, False Accusation

China said that they never relied on "disinformation" to improve their image (Representational)Beijing: Beijing dismissed on Thursday a European Union report charging China...

Supreme Committee takes decisions according to epidemiological data: Health Minister

Muscat: Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Saidi, Minister of Health, member of the Supreme Committee tasked with tackling developments resulting from Coronavirus (Covid-19)...

Church to adopt stern steps against Sr. Lucy

The authorities of St. Mary’s Province of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) are adopting stern steps against Sister Lucy Kalappura, who had raised...

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INTERVIEW: All eyes on Starzplay as lockdown reaps rewards

Mazen Sheikh has had a good lockdown. The founder and CEO of Starzplay, the Middle East’s leading entertainment streaming channel, saw his business soar...

Photographs of those violating UAE’s Covid-19 precautionary measures published

The fines issued ranged from Dhs2,000 to Dhs10,000. Salem Al Zaabi, the acting director of the Federal Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Prosecution...

Law & Regulation

CMA approves framework for governance of state-owned firms

MUSCAT: Shaikh Abdullah al Salmi (pictured), Executive President of the Capital Market Authority (CMA), has approved a special code for the governance of state-owned companies. Issued in response to the Royal Directives...

Insurance regulator reviews capital requirements for takaful & microinsurance companies

Plans are being drawn up to increase the capital of microinsurance and takaful companies in...

Brittle bones – and how to prevent them

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Why investors are stuck with flawed VAR models

This is the third in a series of articles connected to our buy-side risk survey. Click here to read the rest of the...

How insurance firms can fulfill European retirement needs

More than 40 years of declining mortality rates in Europe combined with an aging population...

Why now is the time to stress-test your industrial supply chain

This article was a collaborative effort among Brian Anstey, Cengiz Bayazit, Yogesh Malik, Asutosh Padhi,...

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The comprehensive health insurance plans from health insurers are mostly indemnity covers that make good the losses only up to the medical expenses...

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Highest number of formal jobs so far in the current fiscal were created in the month of August under the Employees Provident Fund...

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