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Eco-friendly interiors the new mantra


June 20th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Green is in. With celebrities like Gul Panag showing the way by creating a completely eco-friendly holiday home near Pune, people are increasingly opting for ... Read more...

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Organic collection in LFW brings alive eco-theme


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Designer Digvijay Singh, who works with Bhu:sattva, an organic certified fashion brand from Gujarat, presented a totally eco-friendly collection on the last day of the Lakme ... Read more...

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‘Organic farming sector to touch Rs.100 billion’


July 10th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian organic farming sector is likely to be worth Rs.100 billion by 2015 and will create millions of jobs, a leading industry lobby said ... Read more...

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GM cotton seeds a threat to Indian farmers: Researchers


June 27th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharwad (Karnataka), June 27 (IANS) Leading agricultural research institutions Monday warned that extensive use of genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds was destroying farming bio-diversity and jeopardising the livelihood of over ... Read more...

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Lakme Fashion Week: Anita Dongre Prefers Rajasthani Dancers To Mallika Sherawat!


December 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
On this, the designer said that Mallika was invited to attend the event only as guest. Dongre rather preferred two Rajasthani dancers to showcase her designs as the showstoppers. The designer ... Read more...

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Organic cotton and silks get rave reviews at WIFW


October 26th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) While colourful creations in chiffons, georgettes, pure cotton and silks are dominating the runways of the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week(WIFW), a select group of designers ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US mag slammed for ‘oversexualization’ of yoga


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct 3 (ANI): The 'oversexualization' of yoga in a US magazine has received criticism, as not everyone is happy to see the practice portrayed in a sexy, commercial context.The October ... Read more...

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Brit Deputy PM’s wife ‘doesn’t know who Cherie Blair is’


September 19th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Miriam Clegg, wife of the UK Deputy Prime Minister Nicholas Clegg, claimed not to have heard of Cherie Blair.During an interview with The Times, Clegg appeared irritated by ... Read more...

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TERI University’s three day ‘green’ fest begins


September 18th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) University kickstarted its three-day green cultural festival 'Aahvaan 2010' Friday. This year's theme 'Towards zilch lifestyle' is aimed at promoting a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mallika Sherawat adds glamour to Lakme Fashion Week


September 17th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Bollywood bombshell Mallika Sherawat lifted the spirits of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Friday by attending fashion designer Anita Dongre's show as a guest. When quizzed why ... Read more...

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Designers Abhishek, Soumitra go eco-friendly at LFW


September 17th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Their magic mantra was eco-friendly clothes. So, organic fabrics, dyes and handspun khadi with stylish western cuts were prominent in designers Abhishek Dutta and Soumitra Mondal's collection that ... Read more...

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Bangalore Fashion Store MINC To Promote Eco-Friendly Fashion


July 27th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): MINC, a Bangalore fashion store is going to promote eco-friendly fashion by using organic cotton, vegetable-dyed fabrics, and khadi. Many fashion designers have opted for eco-friendly ... Read more...

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A sound sleep on the ‘costliest’ mattress comes with a $44,000 price tag!


June 17th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Having a good night's sleep is something everyone would like, and to ensure it a bed making company is coming up with a mattress that will cost nothing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Organic cotton farming more profitable: Report (Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Organically grown cotton is more profitable for farmers than Bt cotton, a new Greenpeace report said Tuesday. "In the year 2009-10, farmers cultivating cotton through organic practices earned 200 ... Read more...

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Organic cotton farming more profitable, says report


June 15th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Organically grown cotton is more profitable for farmers than Bt cotton, a new Greenpeace report said here Tuesday. "In the year 2009-10, farmers cultivating cotton through organic practices earned ... Read more...

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Cotton, jute make splash at more ‘organic’ LFW


March 7th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Not lycra, not satin, it's organic material like cotton, jute and natural dyes that prominent designers like Anupama Dayal, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Digvijay Singh and Lecoanet-Hemant have ... Read more...

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Vivek Oberoi walks the ramp at LIFW


March 7th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 7 (ANI): Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi walked the ramp for designer Digvijay Singh at the Lakme India Fashion Week (LIFW) here on Saturday.Top line models set the ramp on ... Read more...

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Designer duo showcase colourful resort wear


May 16th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Designer duo Parvesh-Jai showcased their colourful and vibrant resort wear collection here Saturday on the theme of Princess Diana getting fascinated by the Gandhian way of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Eco-friendly knickers are flying off British stores shelves


April 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Knickers, made from planet friendly fabrics, have been fast disappearing from the British shelves.The idea of fair trade organic knickers came to Sarah Lucy Smith for her final ... Read more...

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How to make your sex life ”greener”


March 3rd, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): After eco-friendly bulbs and cars, wondering what more you can do to help the planet? Well, go green between the sheets. Intimacy in the bedroom is not only ... Read more...

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Garment manufacturers popularizing organic clothes in Punjab


November 8th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Nov.8 (ANI): Garment manufacturers in Punjab, who initiated an awareness campaign on the ill effects of cotton cultivated with toxic chemicals, have now launched exclusive wear made ... Read more...

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Sanjay Lalbhai’s son to join family business as employee


July 10th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 10 (IANS) When Punit Lalbhai, the elder son of Arvind Mills Ltd chairman and managing director Sanjay Lalbhai, is inducted into the company September 1, he will be just another ... Read more...

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Hansiba launches environment friendly pr


June 26th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Hansiba, the flagship brand of a prominent Gujarat women's self-help organisation, Thursday unveiled its herbal dyes and organic cotton based collection "Varakh", saying it would preserve the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Brett Lee likened to Becks in Oz


June 4th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 4 (ANI): Cricketer Brett Lee is shaping up as Australia's answer to David Beckham, launching his own line of men's underwear and modelling them himself. The fast bowler has collaborated ... Read more...

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Now, green sneakers made of organic cotton, natural rubber


May 29th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Veja Sneakers have designed organic cotton shoes, whose soles are made of natural rubber sourced from the Amazon rainforest.The Triple Bottom Line shoe is being regarded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Organic cotton farming group in Maharashtra is all smiles


May 21st, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
By Shyam Pandharipande Ner (Maharashtra), May 21 (IANS) Some 300-odd cotton growers in the suicide-prone Yavatmal district believe they have found the perfect way out of price fluctuations - selling organic cotton directly ... Read more...

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Arvind’s organic cotton project saves farmers from suicide


May 13th, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 13 (IANS) An organic cotton project initiated by the city-based textile manufacturer Arvind Ltd in 33 villages in the backward Akola region of Maharashtra seems to have saved farmers in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Insurance Professional Trades in Ties for T-shirts and Creates Positive Messages


January 22nd, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After 39 years of working as an insurance professional, Bob Johnson of the Bob Johnson Project, decided it was time for a change. ... Read more...

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