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Shyamal-Bhumika recreate royalty on LFW ramp


August 6th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Royalty was recreated at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 here Monday as designer duo Shyamal and Bhumika showcased their collection titled "Maharaja". The line was ... Read more...

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Former militant, bystander shot at in Srinagar


June 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) A former militant and a man standing beside him were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at them here Thursday evening, police said.According to police, two 'pheran' ... Read more...

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Scientist, designer create bodysuit to fend off malaria


May 9th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A scientist and a designer have created a fashionable hooded bodysuit for warding off mosquitoes carrying malaria parasites, a disease that kills 655,000 people annually on ... Read more...

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‘Designers don’t take undue advantage of weavers’


April 24th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Deepika Govind regularly works with weavers in the interiors of southern India. She begs to differ that leading designers like her, who sell their merchandise ... Read more...

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Castro pokes fun at Obama’s summit outfit


April 10th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Fidel Castro poked fun at US President Barack Obama's plans to sport a guayabera - a tropical shirt that is Cuba's official garment - during ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for biting man’s ear


March 27th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) A woman bank manager in Britain has been jailed for biting off part of a man's ear during a party.Samantha Williams, 28, attacked Gary Bedler, 39, ... Read more...

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Levi’s unveils ‘waterless’ jeans for spring


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Coinciding with the World Water Day, global apparel brand Levi's Strauss & Co Thursday unveiled its 'waterless' jeans collection for this year's spring season."We have reduced ... Read more...

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Lepakshi Knowledge Hub to set up textile park


February 29th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Lepakshi Knowledge Hub (LKH) will develop a state-of-the-art textile park in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district with an investment of Rs.120 crore.LKH has received the nod from ... Read more...

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Jazz up your looks with 3D jewellery: Pallavi Foley (With Image)


February 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Designer Pallavi Foley, who designed the Miss India crowns in 2006 and 2007, has come up with a unique way to accessorise a garment -- ... Read more...

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Handwoven Swarovski work dominates Akaaro’s show


February 16th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Swarovski crystals handwoven on outfits dominated the collection of designer Gaurav Jai Gupta at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Thursday."I have worked with ... Read more...

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Mentally ill man kills father


February 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A 33-year-old mentally ill man killed his father here by hitting him with a pestle over a petty dispute, police said Tuesday. The man also ... Read more...

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Joke on child wear offends British parents


February 5th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Many agitated parents in Britain have decided to boycott one of country's biggest retailers for selling a garment that jokes about child abduction.Costing about 10 pounds ... Read more...

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Two killed as bikers torch shop


January 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) A bikers' gang burnt down a garment shop, killing two of the three co-owners, in Maharashtra's Pune city, police said Saturday.According to police, 8-10 bikers came ... Read more...

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Beyonce designs shirt for Obama’s campaign


January 14th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles has designed a T-shirt to raise money for US President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.The 30-year-old, who gave birth to daughter Blue ... Read more...

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Two fires in Kolkata, no casualties (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) The fire department was kept on its toes on the first day of 2012 as two blazes broke out in different parts of Kolkata Sunday. No ... Read more...

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Seven held responsible for deadly blaze in Beijing


December 24th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Seven people, including a policeman and three government officials, have been held responsible for a late night fire that killed 18 people in Beijing in April, ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse’s dress sold for £43,200


November 30th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the 'Passion For Fashion' auction in London on Tuesday, the dress worn by late singer Amy Winehouse on the back of the album 'Back To Black' ... Read more...

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Woman disappears from near metro station


November 28th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A 36-year-old woman went missing from a crowded lane near a metro station here, police said Monday.Jaswinder Kaur, a resident of Karnal in Haryana, went ... Read more...

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GTN to invest Rs.200 million in apparel market


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) GTN Industries Group, an integrated yarns, fabrics and apparels group, Tuesday announced that it would invest Rs.200 million in its mercerized cotton garment facilities to boost ... Read more...

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Kashmir braces for rain, snow


November 8th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) A western disturbance hit the Kashmir Valley Tuesday with the local weather office forecasting rain and snow during the next three days. Travellers on Srinagar-Leh highway ... Read more...

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Hepburn’s Oscar dress up for auction


November 5th, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) British actress Audrey Hepburn's iconic dress which she wore on the red carpet of Oscar for 1952's "Roman Holiday" has been put up for auction.The lace ... Read more...

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Nida’s ‘Jadugaar’ dress a hit with Lady Gaga


October 31st, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Designer Nida Mahmood, known for her flair for creative and dramatic collections, has added yet another feather to her cap. She designed an outfit ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

On KBC’s Rs 5 cr winner’s wish list - the civil services


October 28th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) From a monthly salary of Rs.6,000, Sushil Kumar has hit the jackpot by winning Rs.5 crore ($1 million) on the game show "Kaun Banega ... Read more...

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Designers’ ode to free-spirited women at WIFW show


October 10th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Bohemian gowns, maxi-dresses, kaftans, body-hugging suits, shorts and skirts -- all this and more splashed on the ramp of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Snowfall brings down mercury in Kashmir


October 8th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) Overnight snowfall in the higher reaches of surrounding mountains set off cold winds in the the Kashmir Valley Saturday, bringing down temperatures and promising a cold ... Read more...

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Huge Mao suit marks 100 years of a revolution


September 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese designers have finished a two-storey high Mao suit to commemorate the 100th anniversary of a revolution. The suit weighs 40 kg and is 4.3 metres ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two fake CBI officers nabbed in Mumbai


August 30th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Two men posing as CBI officers and extorting money from Bollywood personalities and industrialists have been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation, an official said ... Read more...

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Six injured in fire


August 14th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) Six people suffered burns after a major fire broke out in a building in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur district early Sunday, police said.The fire engulfed the four-storied ... Read more...

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British women biggest bikini prudes?


August 12th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) British women have been described as Europe's biggest holiday beach prudes.During a Europe-wide poll for retailer isme.com, it was found two-thirds of continentals believe UK females ... Read more...

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IGNOU to empower the less privileged


August 5th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has inked a pact with the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) to train less privileged sections of society from ... Read more...

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Maid to order — with biodata!


July 17th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 17 (IANS) It's a problem of hearth-shaking proportions! You need to hire a new maid but don't know where to begin and whom to trust and also hate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One killed in Noida factory blaze


July 16th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 16 (IANS) One worker was killed and six others were injured when a fire broke out in a garment manufacturing factory here early Saturday, a fire department officer ... Read more...

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LFW designers set to bring Ladakh’s hues, shades on ramp (With Images)


July 13th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Thinles Chosdup and Nirajana Adhya, who will participate in the Lakme Fashion Week's GenNext category, are set to spread the hues and shades of Ladakh ... Read more...

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Except tickets, Indians aren’t shopping online (With Images)


July 5th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Looks like Indian consumers aren't comfortable buying personal things like clothes, shoes or jewellery online.According to a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of ... Read more...

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After clothes, designer Jaya launches accessory range (With images)


July 4th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) From being a successful name in apparel designing, Kolkatta-based Jaya Rathore has forayed into accessories by launching an exclusive clutch range."There were many who ... Read more...

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