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Irdai cautions public not to fall prey to fraud by Digital National Motor Insurance

Irdai cautions public not to fall prey to fraud by Digital National Motor Insurance

Finance
NEW DELHI: Insurance sector regulator Irdai has cautioned the general public against falling prey to fraud and cheating by Digital National Motor Insurance in selling policies without a license. It has been brought to the notice of Irdai that an entity by the name of Digital National Motor Insurance operating from Bangalore has been selling insurance policies, although it has not been licensed or granted registration by the authority to sell insurance policy of any kind, the regulator said in a public notice. The company's website is https://dnmins.wixsite.com/dnmins. The email-id of the entity is digitalpolicyservices@gmail.com. "The Authority cautions the public not to make any transaction related to insurance business with M/s DIGITAL NATIONAL MOTOR INSURANCE," Insurance Regulatory a...
Retail sales for 2020 show largest annual fall since records began

Retail sales for 2020 show largest annual fall since records began

Business
Retail sales in 2020 saw the largest annual fall since records began in 1996, as retailers continued to suffer from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.Despite a 0.3% rise in sales volumes during December, the figure for 2020 as a whole saw sales down 1.9%, with clothing sales slumping by more than a quarter. The slight rise in December was far less than the 1.2% increase expected by economists and left sales 2.9% higher than a year earlier, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures.Live coronavirus updates from UK and around the world Image: Shoppers at Westfield Stratford City the run-up to Christmas While spending online surged by 46.1% in 2020, non-essential retail was closed for much of the year under rul...
Climate change: US emissions in 2020 in biggest fall since WWII

Climate change: US emissions in 2020 in biggest fall since WWII

Science
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Football news LIVE: Trippier handed ten-week ban, Eriksen transfer listed, Keown says Arsenal in ‘free fall’, Cech backs Arteta, Ancelotti on Man United approach

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Keep up to date with all the latest sports news and football gossip, as well as expert opinion on all the big talking points. Plus, we’ll bring you both of tonight’s Carabao Cup quarter-finals on our network. Stoke vs Tottenham will be live on talkSPORT 2 at 5.30pm, while Everton vs Manchester United is on […] talkSPORT
Federal agencies fall short of Trump forest protection goals

Federal agencies fall short of Trump forest protection goals

Technology
Nearly two years ago, President Donald Trump stood amid the smoky ruins of Paradise, California, where he blamed the deadliest wildfire in the state's history on poor forest management."You've got to take care of the floors, you know? The floors of the forest, very important," the president said.He ordered the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Interior to make federal lands less susceptible to catastrophic wildfires with measures such as removing dead trees, underbrush and other potentially flammable materials.But while Trump has accused California and Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom of doing a “terrible job” of forest protection, his own agencies fell short of his goals for federal lands in 2019.They treated a combined 6,736 square miles (17,446 square kilometers) — just ove