garments

Rs.500 penalty for negligence in Pakistan factories


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The factory owner in Karachi will have to pay a measly Rs.500 penalty for negligence, said a media report after nearly 300 people were killed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karachi factory had several emergency exits, all locked


September 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) The factory in this Pakistani port city where as many as 289 people were killed in a major fire had several emergency exits, but all of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bodies were iron hot, say Karachi rescuers


September 13th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) "The bodies were iron hot," said a rescuer who himself got burnt while carrying the victims of a factory fire that left at least 289 people ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karachi woman hunts for trapped husband, finds his mobile


September 13th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) A woman desperately looking for her husband found his mobile phone next to a charred body at a mortuary here - but she was still not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

135 die as flames engulf two factories in Pakistan (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 135 people met a horrific death when flames engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

45 killed in factory fires in Pakistan (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 45 people were killed and many others injured in two separate fire incidents in Pakistani cities of Karachi and Lahore Tuesday, media reports said.In ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore seized


September 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Sep 7 (IANS) Around 390 kg of pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore have been seized in Mizoram, police said Friday.Customs and Mizoram Police officials Thursday night raided a house ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Designer wear becomes affordable


September 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Want to own a Rohit Bal or JJ Valaya creation for just about Rs.5,000-Rs.6,000 ($100)? It's possible now with fashion house owner Pradeep Hirani ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Designer gives sari the Dutch touch (With Image)


August 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) He loves Indian embroidery and traditional Indian unpolished jewellery and has used the sari's draping and pleating technique in his dresses. Dutch designer Jan Taminiau, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian weddings have become liberal: Shantanu and Nikhil


August 12th, 2012 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil, who showcased their couture collection at the ongoing Delhi Couture Week (DCW), said Indian weddings have become very modern and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian couture all about bridal wear: Manish Arora (With Image)


August 11th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Wedding-wear primarily dominates the Indian couture wear market, and justifiably so, says internationally known designer Manish Arora, who has returned to showcase his collection ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Archana Kochhar gives retro twist to digital prints


August 7th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Ace designer Archana Kochhar brought a zeal of freshness with retro-themed digital prints and actress Sameera Reddy added glamour to it by walking the ramp Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shivan & Naresh, Swapnil Shinde use lasers in LFW show


August 7th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Designers Shivan and Naresh and Swapnil Shinde created quite a spectacle for the fashionistas present for their show at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) here Monday, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Designer Abhishek Dutta spreads message of ‘No Pollution’


August 6th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Fashion with a message - that was the idea behind designer Abhishek Dutta's one-of-a-kind show at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 here Monday. His models ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Krishna displays handcrafted embroidery, French knots at LFW


August 6th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Designer Krishna Mehta displayed her ethnic Indian creations at the Lakme Fashion Week 2012's third day, celebrated as the Indian Textile Day.Krishna's collection featured a wide ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

My collection inspired by today’s Marilyn Monroe: Ritu Beri


August 4th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The "Marilyn Monroe of today" was the inspiration for designer Ritu Beri's collection showcased at the 13th Lakme Fashion Week which commenced Friday.Ritu Beri and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

LFW: Jatin Verma, Vizyon showcase a glamorous, gothic collection


August 4th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Designers Jatin Verma and Shradha Murarka (Vizyon) changed the whole meaning of gothic with their dark yet glamorous collection meant for parties, showcased at the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Designer brings spirit of Mexico alive at LFW


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Designer Pia Pauro tried to bring the spirit and feel to Mexico to Mumbai through her fashion show at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Anushka Khanna to debut at LFW with ‘Floral Fragments’ (With Image)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Designer Anushka Khanna is all set to debut at the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2012, with a collection titled Floral Fragments."The theme of the show ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A debut after 40 years and book in making, Pallavi Jaikishan on a roll


July 21st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Veteran designer Pallavi Jaikishan, who has completed a successful run of 40 years in the fashion industry this year, is set to make her debut ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Spice Girls to auction iconic clothes


June 29th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Famous girl band Spice Girls are planning to donate some of their iconic costumes to two children's charities."I've got all my costumes still. I can't ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Designer outfit made from wine


June 11th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Scientists have unveiled a collection of skin-tight garments fashioned from red wine, Daily Mail reported Monday.A team from the University of Western Australia added a bacteria ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

I loved suit Gangwani made for me: Jay Leno (With Image)


May 30th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Manav Gangwani is the latest Indian designer to add an international celebrity in his client list - he has designed an outfit for American comedian ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Zubair Kirmani takes designer menswear to Srinagar


May 19th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Delhi-based designer Zubair Kirmani, who hails from Srinagar, has recently set up shop in his native town in an attempt to cater to the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Simpson to endorse maternity wear range


May 15th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson, who recently gave birth to her first child, will come out with a new range of maternity wear that will have her name ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kate Moss’ bad clothes days


May 9th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss insists she is like any girl when it comes to a bad clothes day, and ends up with a messy room when she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malaria awareness - in a stylish way (Lead) (Today is World Malaria Day) (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A group of students in the national capital proved that style and malaria awareness can go hand in hand -- with models walking the ramp ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Malaria awareness - in a stylish way (Today is World Malaria Day) (With Images)


April 25th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A group of students in the national capital proved that style and malaria awareness can go hand in hand -- with models walking the ramp ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sri Lankan tea production drops


April 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's tea production fell 22.6 percent in March compared with the same period of 2011, said the state-run Tea Board Wednesday, fueling fears that the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Zealand ‘determined’ to conclude FTA with India


April 24th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) New Zealand is "determined" to conclude negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India by next year, an official said Tuesday."The significance of India is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Teen robbers get caught by their own photographs


April 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Three teenage robbers in Britain were nailed by police for a service station raid after discovering the cellphone pictures they had taken while posing with their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lanka, South Korea eye increase in trade


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for South Korea Monday on a four-day official visit that will focus on increasing trade ties between the two countries.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India surpasses $300 billion exports target


April 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's exports surpassed the $300 billion target in 2011-12 despite a slowdown in demand in major markets like the United States and Europe, Commerce Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US competition law to impact Indian exporters


April 11th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) An Indian industry lobby Wednesday voiced concern over a new competition law in the US that says only those manufacturers who can provide proof of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe