Tag: Current Affairs of 25 September 2017

India accounts for the third highest number of cancer cases among women

  Cancer cases as well as mortality are increasing rapidly among Indian women, primarily because of low awareness and late detection. India accounts for the third highest number of cancer cases among women after China and the US, growing annually at 4.5-5%. According to a report ‘Call for Action: Expanding cancer care for women in

Mary Kom to represent AIBA at IOC Athletes Forum in Lausanne

  Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes’ Forum scheduled in November. The 33-year-old, who is also an active parliamentarian, has been invited to attend the 8th International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Forum

IRDAI panel to help move to risk-based capital norms in 3 years

  Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has formed a ten-member steering committee to help implement the new risk-based capital (RBC) regime that will also enhance protection to policyholders by March 2021. The decision to move to the RBC norms from the current solvency principle regime has been taken after recommendations of a

Dabur India, Amazon tie up to launch ayurveda e-marketplace

  Homegrown FMCG major Dabur India has tied up with e-commerce major Amazon for an online ayurveda marketplace which will house all ayurvedic brands and products available in the country. The company will offer the consumers an insight into various ayurvedic medicines for treating a variety of ailments. The main objective is to service all health and personal