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Insurance claim cannot be denied on the ground of common lifestyle diseases: NCDRC to LIC

Insurance claim cannot be denied on the ground of common lifestyle diseases: NCDRC to LIC

Finance
NEW DELHI: The apex consumer commission has asked LIC India to pay Rs 5 lakh to the kin of a deceased diabetes patient and made clear that insurance claims cannot be denied on the ground of common lifestyle diseases. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), while setting aside the Punjab state commission's order, asked the Chandigarh branch of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) India to pay the sum along with compensation Rs 25,000 and litigation cost Rs 5,000 within 45 days to Punjab-resident Neelam Chopra. Neelam Chopra's husband, who was suffering from diabetes, had availed a life insurance claim in 2003 from the company. While filling the proposal form, he had not mentioned about his disease. He died of a cardiac arrest in 2004. After her husband's death, when she...
6.5M pounds of ground beef recalled after salmonella outbreak sickens 57 in 16 states

6.5M pounds of ground beef recalled after salmonella outbreak sickens 57 in 16 states

Health
An Arizona-based company is recalling more than 6.5 million pounds of raw beef that may be contaminated with salmonella -- after 57 people in 16 states have gotten sick, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday. The raw beef items from JBS Tolleson, Inc., including ground beef, were packaged on various dates between July 26 and Sept. 7 of this year, and are marked with the establishment number “EST. 267” inside the Department of Agriculture (USDA) mark of inspection, according to the agency. The affected meat is sold nationally under the labels: Showcase (sold at Walmart), Cedar River Farms Natural Beef, Comnor Perfect Choice, Gourmet Burger, Grass Run Farms Natural Beef, JBS Generic. The entire product list is here....
More Than 130,000 Lbs. of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Deadly E. Coli Contamination

More Than 130,000 Lbs. of Ground Beef Recalled Due to Deadly E. Coli Contamination

Health
Those affected reported feeling sick between July 5 and July 25. Colorado-based meat producer Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling over 130,000 lbs. of ground beef products due to a possible E. coli contamination. The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall on Wednesday following reports of a death and 17 people falling ill with E.Coli. Those affected reported feeling sick between July 5 and July 25 and after an investigation, the government organization confirmed that the “probable source” of the outbreak was Cargill Meat. The contaminated products, which were distributed nationwide, were packaged and produced on June 21, and were...
Breida gives 49ers hope for ground game

Breida gives 49ers hope for ground game

Sports
The San Francisco 49ers entered the season with some questions about their ground game after starting running back Jerick McKinnon suffered an ACL injury in practice before the season began. Some of those concerns were allayed in Sunday's 30-27 victory over the Detroit Lions. Matt Breida took control of the Niners ground game with 138 yards on just 11 carries Sunday, including a career-long 66-yard touchdown dash that extended San Francisco's lead to 27-13. It was Breida's first career 100-yard rushing performance and his 12.5 yards per carry ranks third in franchise history (minimum 10 attempts) for single-game rushing average. "The way you have days like that is when you get those opportunities and you turn them into home runs," said head coach Kyle Shanahan. "He got that one (66-yard...
Conor McGregor KO’s sparring partner and practices ground game ahead of UFC 229 clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor KO’s sparring partner and practices ground game ahead of UFC 229 clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Sports
BRUTAL The Notorious will be aiming to reclaim the lightweight title against the undefeated Russian in Las Vegas on October 6 Conor McGregor released footage of him dropping a sparring partner with a vicious left-hand ahead of his UFC 229 fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. The ‘Notorious’ is attempting to put his legal worries to one side, and win back the lightweight belt he was stripped of on October 6 in Las Vegas against the undefeated Russian. The meeting between Nurmagomedov and McGregor is one of the most highly-anticipated match-ups in UFC history For MMA experts around the world, this will be the biggest fight in combat sport history, but has proved to be the most divisive as well. Most recently, reigning UFC welterweight ch...