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Ralph Lauren isn’t just about plain polo shirts and peacoats anymore. It’s about the hype. Looking for some buzz, the 52-year-old fashion house using tactics straight from the “hypebeast” playbook—industry slang for shoppers who obsess about clothes that get extensive publicity. Similar to Apple fanatics who camp out in advance of a new iPhone release, […]

admin February 11, 2019

Amid row over Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving the Philip Kotler Presidential Award, the marketing guru, after whom the award is named, listed the reasons why the Indian leader was chosen. Philip Kotler wrote that Prime Minister Modi stood the highest in the criteria used to select a winner. “He has improved his country’s image […]

admin February 11, 2019

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the creation of a fund for developing farm-markets, which will be used to upgrade existing rural agriculture markets, an official statement said. A corpus of Rs 2,000 crore will be set up at NABARD, an organisation that procures and trades farm items on behalf of government. The fund, titled […]

admin February 11, 2019

US retail major Walmart, which invested USD 16 billion in Flipkart, Wednesday said it is committed to the Indian market and is optimistic despite recent changes in the FDI policy for e-commerce firms in the country. The Bentonville-based retailing major’s statement came after a recent report by global consultancy firm Morgan Stanley, which had hinted […]

admin February 11, 2019

Individual taxpayers taking home up to ₹5 lakh a year will be spared from having to pay income tax from the next financial year, finance minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday, as he unveiled a middle class friendly interim budget ahead of the next general election. The benefit will accrue in the form of a […]

admin February 11, 2019

Sachin Tendulkar has no hesitation in terming India as favourites going into the World Cup but what makes him happier is the team’s ability to be competitive “in any part of the world and on any surface”. The Indian ODI team under Virat Kohli has won three bilateral away series against South Africa (5-1), Australia […]

admin February 11, 2019

In a twist to the murder of RSS worker Himmat Patidar in Madhya Pradesh’s Ratlam district, it has turned out that the victim was not of Patidar but instead the prime suspect Madan Malviya, police said today. A desire to claim Rs 20 lakh life insurance that Patidar had taken out in his own name […]

admin February 11, 2019

A 97-year-old Indian-origin man in the UAE has got his driving licence renewed for the next four years, a media report has said. Tehemten Homi Dhunjiboy Mehta, who was born in 1922, could become the first centenarian to be driving on Dubai roads in three years. His licence is valid until October 2023, Gulf News […]

admin February 11, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely launch the government’s new pension scheme for unorganised sector workers on February 15 and a trial run of the software of the new scheme is slated for Monday, a top government official said on condition of anonymity. The scheme will be administered by the Life Insurance Corporation of India, […]