Merged agencies to hone federal disaster focus – Daily – Insurance News

Merged agencies to hone federal disaster focus 1 July 2022 The Federal Government plans to merge the National Recovery and Resilience Agency (NRRA) and Emergency Management Australia (EMA) to strengthen the focus on natural disasters. Emergency Management Minister Murray Watt says it’s proposed the two agencies would form a new organisation called the National Emergency … Read more

Crypto is changing how humanitarian agencies deliver aid and services By Cointelegraph

Crypto is changing how humanitarian agencies deliver aid and services The primary use case for cryptocurrency in most wealthy countries is acquiring it and holding it, trading it, or using it in various other ways to make more money. In the developing world, where access to financial and banking systems is limited or nonexistent, innovative … Read more

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accuses centre of misusing central agencies

Alleging that the Union government was using central agencies to interfering into state affairs, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that the BJP-led dispensation was bulldozing the federal structure of the country. Banerjee, addressing a press meet here, claimed that the “saffron party rule was worse than … Read more

BJP misusing central agencies, law will take own course: Mamata Banerjee

Amid a row over irregularities in SSC appointments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the BJP-led central government for misusing federal agencies for settling political scores. Banerjee also claimed that there were many discrepancies in government recruitment during the erstwhile Left Front regime in the state, details … Read more

US orders federal agencies to update or remove certain VMWare products

(Reuters) – The U.S. cybersecurity watchdog agency on Wednesday ordered federal officials to update or remove a slew of products made by digital services company VMWare Inc., saying hackers were actively using vulnerable versions of the products to break into targeted organizations. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said in an advisory that hackers had … Read more

Housing agencies exercise caution in expanding underwriting

The Federal Housing Administration is still seriously considering a premium cut, and Freddie Mac is aiming to support the growth of housing supply by broadening accessory dwelling unit criteria, but at the same time, the agencies are growing more cautious about opening up the credit box. “This isn’t about expanding the box,” Donna Corley, executive … Read more

Howden Acquires Singapore-Based AEGIS Insurance Agencies Pte Ltd.

Howden Insurance Brokers (Singapore) Pte Ltd., the international insurance broker and subsidiary of Howden, announced it has acquired the business and assets of AEGIS Insurance Agencies Pte., a Singapore-based specialist insurance agency. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 2003, AEGIS offers tailor-made retail insurance solutions, specializing in professional indemnity, professional liability, … Read more

Delhi govt consults agencies for locations to set up food truck markets

Delhi government in the first phase of implementing its Food Truck policy has asked agencies to identify places where food truck markets can be developed in the city similar to what exist in some of the western nations, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday. The food truck markets … Read more

New Agencies Springing Up in South Florida

Two new niche insurance agencies have been formed in South Florida, one focused on commercial lines for mid-sized companies and for private clients, and another on workers’ compensation. Sentry Insurance Partners is a full-service agency based in Miami, with an office in Coral Gables, its principals said in a news release. The firm was founded … Read more

FY23 GDP forecasts by various agencies realistic: CEA Anantha Nageswaran

Chief Economic Advisor V Anantha Nageswaran said on Wednesday that the range given by various agencies for India’s FY23 real gross domestic product growth – from Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) 7.2 per cent to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF’s) 8.2 per cent — was a realistic one. Speaking at … Read more