The merger deal with HDFC Life would have helped create an entity which would be the largest private sector insurer by assets. However, the structure of the merger was not acceptable to Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI). This turned out to be a dampener for the insurer. … [Read more...] about Will Max Life Insurance, and Amitabh Chaudhry, be second time lucky?
According to the report, China is releasing a daily count of newly-identified cases. But, it is not disclosing the date when those patients became ill, which is important because without the date of symptom onset, epidemiologists cannot tell if an epidemic is growing or waning. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus outbreak: China not sharing important data, say experts
What’s in the executive order? The order encompasses all federal courthouses and agency headquarters, all federal public buildings in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area – what’s called the National Capital Region – and all federal public buildings that cost more than US$50 million to build. The order would apply to the design of all new buildings, as well as to all renovations or additions to existing buildings. … [Read more...] about Was Trump’s draft order on classical buildings really about Obama?
"The Supreme Court's decision is a welcome one as it brings out a sense of clarity and purpose to gainfully employ officers for better efficiency of the organisation. I must assure that everybody in the Indian Army including women officers will be given equal opportunity to contribute to the nation as also progress in their careers," he said hailing the verdict as enabling. … [Read more...] about SC order on commissioning of women enabling, will give clarity moving forward: Army chief M M Naravane
The Election Commission of India (ECI), on January 30, banned Thakur for three days and Verma for four from campaigning, but, on February 3 the BJP gave Verma a platform in Parliament to criticise the Delhi government. The BJP was well within their rights in doing so, but in the process it has not only cocked a snook at the ECI, but has also condoned the fear mongering and communal polarisation by the MPs. … [Read more...] about Delhi Elections | Will its polarising pitch help BJP?