India insurance giant to focus on Takaful to boost Mena growth

India’s General Insurance Corp (GIC Re), the 15th largest re-insurer in the world, is planning to convert its Dubai office into a subsidiary as part of strengthening the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) business from which it generated premium worth $385mn.

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IRDA, GIC come together to create insurance awareness

In a bid to increase awareness about non-life insurance products, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) along with the General Insurance Council (GICL) would be launching a consumer awareness advertising campaign. The pan-India advertisement campaign would be rolled out on television, radio and print in 11 different languages in a month’s time.

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Nokia and New India Assurance launch a one-of-its kind, affordable and comprehensive handset insurance plan

Nokia India announced a unique partnership with New India Assurance (NIA), a leading global insurance group, wholly owned by the Govt. of India. The partnership will provide Nokia’s consumers the benefits of a highly affordable and comprehensive handset insurance plan to safeguard them against risks of mobile handsetloss and damage. This includes thefts, burglary, malicious acts, riots among others, as well as damage that is beyond the purview of the consumer’s standard warranty. Read more