Intel India staff health benefits extended to domestic partners
Employees can enrol their same-sex or opposite-sex domestic partners as dependents in the hospitalisation insurance policy, effective January 1. Once enrolled, the domestic partner is also covered in the employee’s outpatient policy. Additionally, domestic partners can be registered as nominees or beneficiaries.
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NMC’s margins are “too good to be true” relative to peers, said Muddy Waters.
Daimler India expects MHCV segment to clock 2.20 lakh units this year
The company also said that though the January-March quarter of the 2020 is expected to do a little bit better for the segment, the market may be on a lower trajectory once the BSVI norms come into effect from April 1.
Mental health: Govt hospitals to roll out Nimhans & IIIT-B - developed software from April
Apart from Nimhans in Bengaluru, district government hospitals across Karnataka are running a flagship mental health programme with large number of footfalls everyday. The Nimhans and IIIT-B developed the software at the request of the Karnataka Government which also funded its development, Nimhans director Dr. BN Gangadhar told ET.
Coronavirus: Five million Wuhan residents are travelling, some possible disease carriers
China’s National Health Commission has said many people do not show symptoms of the disease although they may be carrying them. Isolating such a vast number of people poses a grave challenge and the real situation would be known when they return to Wuhan.
China virus death toll jumps to 106; confirmed cases climb to over 4,500
The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China has soared to 106 while nearly 1,300 new cases have been confirmed, authorities said Tuesday.
Coronavirus' ability to spread getting stronger: Chinese health officials
China's National Health Commission (NHC) on Sunday said that the new coronavirus is contagious even in its incubation period, which lasts up to 14 days, and that the virus' ability to spread is getting stronger, the Hong Kong-based daily reported. Authorities said that thier understanding of the virus was “limited” and they were also unclear on the risks posed by possible mutations.
Old electric car batteries may help cut costs of storing power
Relectrify, which is holding talks with battery manufacturers and distributors, sees potential to eventually help improve performance of batteries for the auto sector, in addition to energy storage.
Arab Health 2020 brings together the medical technology industry and medical practitioners in Dubai
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You may be able to avail standard indemnity health insurance policy sooner than you think
Minimum entry age of the policyholder should be 18 years and the maximum entry age should be 65 years. However, a proposer, who is older can also obtain a standardised health insurance policy for the family without covering one's self.
Force Motors plans Rs 600-cr capex to develop 2 new models
The BSVI-compliant vehicle will also be available in electric and CNG versions and has been developed over the past four years at an investment of Rs 1,000 crore. The company is building an entirely new bodyshop with robotic and laser-welding facilities with an installed capacity of 35,000 units for T1N, which will be an 18-seater van that boasts of 25 industry-first features.
WHO says global risk of China virus is 'high'
The UN health body said in a situation report published late Sunday that the risk was "very high in China, high at the regional level and high at the global level". In a footnote, the WHO said there had been an "error" in previous communications published on Thursday, Friday and Saturday which "incorrectly" said the global risk was "moderate".
Beijing reports capital's first death from coronavirus
The victim was a 50-year-old man who had visited the central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, on January 8 and developed a fever after returning to Beijing seven days later, the city's health commission said.
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