Four startups that are helping Indian consumers make a lifestyle statement with their unique and quirky products

This article is sponsored by Haywards 5000 Hausla Buland Academy There are two main segments of consumers who dominate the Indian market today. The first loves mass manufactured products: that are in vogue, promises value for money when it comes to prices, and stays in sync with current trends. The second segment consists of those who want to create a distinct identity for themselves that reflects personal preferences, ethos, culture, aesthetics, and helps them make a style statement. This thirst for identity is reflected in their choice of everyday products and services….

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In India, only one in four Facebook users is a woman

While women tend to outnumber men in social media platforms the world over, they constitute just 24 per cent of total Facebook users in India, according to a new report. “On average, women account for 38 per cent of Facebook’s users around APAC (Asia pacific) — a figure that is already lower than it should be — but in India, women account for just 24 per cent of the country’s users,” said the report by Britain-based consultancy We Are Social. “In Bangladesh that figure is just 23 per cent, and…

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Narsingh Yadav’s Rio 2016 Dreams Over, Wrestler Banned For Four Years

HIGHLIGHTS 1Narsingh Yadav tested positive for a banned steroid ahead of Rio Olympics 2NADA said he was victim of sabotage and exonerated him 3But WADA challenged the decision and went to CAS, who banned Narsingh Narsingh Yadav, India’s 74kg wrestlerwho was trapped in doping net, has been banned for four years and will not be able to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics. He failed to get a clearance from Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Rio de Janeiro. “The CAS Panel did not accept the argument of the…

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