Context-based products: The future of insurance

Millennials comprise almost 40% of India’s population today, making them a formidable force. They take risks and prefer experiences rather than long term investments. For example, 47% of millennials surveyed in a poll said that they would rather save money and travel than save for a property down payment. They prefer using Uber, Ola and car-pooling services to buying their own car. To cater to millennial trends, insurance companies have launched innovative need-based products which are small-ticket sized. When we think about insurance we think about life, health and motor…

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5 Products to Dry-Style Your Curls as the Days Get Colder

As those who have it know, curly and highly textured hair requires a lot of water, moisture, and attention. But as the weather gets colder and calendars fill up with holiday festivities, not everyone has the time to pull out a diffuser, or wash-n-go and risk having frozen hair—or getting sick. Luckily, a set of new dry-styling products designed specifically for curly textures are here to help your curls look just as good as they did on day one. When custom haircare brand Prose was developing their first-ever dry shampoo, they were conscious of curly-haired…

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Can’t go the distance on education if online choked

If the government is serious about increasing the capacity of India’s education system to meet the country’s needs, it simply has to free up education-delivery At a value of $5.5 bn, homegrown ed-tech firm Byju’s is probably among the most valuable in this space globally, and is a symbol of how quickly Indians are taking to online coaching; the fact that global universities have enrolled around one million Indians annually, using platforms like Coursera or EdX, symbolises the same trend. That, of course, is hardly surprising given the changing nature…

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CBD For Dogs: The Best Products On The Market Based On Quality

2019 will forever be remembered as the year CBD companies started popping up like weeds. After the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, a lot of new cannabis startups have come to try their hand at the CBD industry. And although many of them have some neat products in an array of delivery methods, the market has become oversaturated with those who claim they have a mural cure for our furry best friends. Considering that most owners put their dogs first, it’s important that what they ingest is good, if…

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Despite auto slump, Kia Motors hits the gas on new car launches in India

MUMBAI : Kia Motors will continue with its ambitious product introduction plans for India, undeterred by the worst slump in sales in nearly two decades in the world’s fourth-largest automobile market. The South Korean automaker and the latest entrant to the Indian market plans to introduce half a dozen new vehicles over the next three years, said Kook Hyun Shim, chief executive officer and managing director of Kia Motors India. A key focus will be on the utility vehicle segment, which is largely dominated by Hyundai Motor India Ltd, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd…

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Meet The Latest Desi Gadget: A Smart Bangle Which Can Taser Your Harassers

The much celebrated choodi just got a 2019 makeover in Hyderabad. Forever a symbol of feminine frailty and old-school romance, the ornament has now been turned into a ‘smart bangle’ which can taser harassers. Two Hyderabad men, Gadi Harish, 23, and his friend Sai Teja, have invented a bangle which can be used to create an electric shock to ward off harassers and will also send your live location and an SOS message to relatives and police. The two inventors have named the device, ‘self-security bangle for women’. The gadget is activated…

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Life Insurance: More customer-friendly products in the offing

For all linked and non-linked products, the insurer will follow the extant ‘File and Use’ procedure for filing new or modified products/riders. In order to make life insurance products more customer-friendly, the insurance regulator has introduced changes in filing new or modified products and procedures for modifications of the existing products. For all linked and non-linked products, the insurer will follow the extant ‘File and Use’ procedure for filing new or modified products/riders. For products and riders which fully comply with extant norms and regulations, the regulator will endeavour to…

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The Best Products That Work With Google Assistant

There are a lot of smart home options out there. Before Amazon, Google and Apple got their acts together and created a connected Internet of Things network, Nest was leading the way. Nest was responsible for offering a standard that other companies could build off, creating a way to link multiple home devices. It’s so pervasive, so popular, that when Google tried to effectively end its Works With Nest (WWN) program earlier this year, it had to quickly issue a new statement that better clarified that it would be transitioning WWN devices…

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