The News Television debate – Dissecting the English rat race

It's literally Breaking News, everywhere and almost everytime!!! And it comes bundled the exact same way - flashy headlines, fiery graphics, loud guests and even louder anchors. Add to that the tag of being biased and compromised. News channels today are no longer seen as neutral bodies. Sides seem to have clearly been taken, not just by channels but also by the viewers...

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Television is not passe´- It’s a big bright world out there

If you thought the once beloved idiot box was fazing out, then think again. The television universe is getting jazzier by the day, expanding quickly even as we march deeper into the digital era. Surprised? Well, you should be. Turns out Indians are buying television sets as eagerly as they are buying the latest gadgets. With a steady rise in tv sales, over 800 million people in the country today ...

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We are buying a lot of fakes – Increasingly and Unknowingly

The world is increasingly falling prey to fakery - fraud products that are cheap, sell fast and are often hard to spot. India is no different. From luxury items to consumer items & durables, our markets today are flooded with fake products most of which make their way in from China. Rising disposable incomes in the country have pushed the demand for branded products which in turn have encouraged the ...

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Plastic is killing us slowly – But are we doing enough?

We invented this miracle material that simplified our lives, now we are drowning in it. Plastic is at the forefront of the throwaway culture we have all happily embraced - one that is now fast filling up landfills and choking all our water bodies. Plastic pollution has become a big threat to our planet and everything it contains. Yet, our dependency on it is at an all-time high...

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Breaking down the ‘News’ – Who’s watching What

Breaking News!! First on Ground Zero!! Number 1 News Channel!! Statements like these come at us faster than News itself. And they are just about everywhere. Flashing through our tv screens, peeking through newspapers and pouncing on us through street billboards. The fight for TRP can't get more intense than this. News channels in India are literally running a marathon with new runners joining in every few meters...

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Indian retail set for an e-turn, AI to lead the way

Reliance Industries' foray into the e-commerce space will only raise the stakes higher Indians are shopping like never before.. and a lot of it is happening on the internet. Bitten by the 'unlimited option, jaw-dropping prices' bug, our online shopping craze has contributed massively to making the Indian e-commerce industry one of the world's fastest growing. There is no stopping the mushrooming of start-up's which are catering to almost all our wants and ...

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Indians are busy chatting as voice assistants become a rage

Indians are busy chatting as voice assistants become a rage

The Voice Assistants have taken over our lives and how! These digital assistants are the latest fad and are fast becoming our go-to person, albeit virtually. All it takes is just an 'Alexa' ,'Ok Google' or 'Hey Siri'. The launch of Amazon Echo and Google Home in the country have only upped the ante. Indians have never shied away from using the latest technologies and they don't disappoint here either...

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After ending Korean reign

After ending Korean reign, China’s Xiaomi has big plans for India

Over 3 lakh mi phones were sold out in 3 minutes in its February flash sale this year!   It was literally a coup of sorts! Just a few years after its entry, Xiaomi beat Samsung to become India's top-selling smartphone company, two times in a row. This is no mean feat for a company which came into existence only six years ago. On the other hand, it's adversary - a household name in the ...

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