Airtel-Bharti AXA Life tie up for insurance with prepaid plan
Monday, September 23, 2019, 12:30 PM
As part of its strategy to leverage the deep penetration of mobile services to build a financially secure India, domestic telecom major Bharti Airtel has partnered with Bharti AXA Life Insurance to offer prepaid plan with insurance protection cover to all its customers across the country. This prepaid bundle with life insurance cover is currently available to customers across Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry.
Pak close to being 'blacklisted' by Financial Action Task Force
Monday, September 23, 2019, 11:21 AM
Pakistan appears to be falling grossly short of delivery on the 27-point action plan prepared by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to help it escape 'black listing', with sources monitoring its actions against terror financing indicating that Islamabad has delivered on only six of the 27 points so far. 'Black listing' by FATF stands to choke Pakistan's access to international finance.
Dengue virus is becoming resistant to vaccines and treatment: Study
Monday, September 23, 2019, 11:14 AM
The mosquito-borne deadly dengue virus that infects about 400-million people globally every year especially in the tropic and sub-tropic regions of the world is undergoing changes that are helping it evade vaccines and therapeutics, said the source. The research, notes that one of the strains of the virus, DENV2 has smooth spherical surface-particles while growing at the carrier mosquito's physiological temperature of 29-degrees Celsius.