Red Fort’s first fashion show celebrates India’s artisans

To celebrate India’s rich textile legacy and to honour those who have contributed to the promotion of handloom and craft, the Ministry of Textiles came up with a special event on Saturday, Artisan Speak, which happened to be the first fashion event to be held in the premises of the Red Fort. The event was hosted by the Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani and it brought together award-winning artisans from different parts of the country. Six designers from the fashion fraternity, who are known for their work in Indian handloom – Rahul Mishra, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Gaurang…

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How NBA Knicks star Enes Kanter spent his first big basketball paycheck

In the 2018-19 basketball season, New York Knicks center Enes Kanter is set to make $18.6 million. But Kanter remembers what he splurged on when first started making money at 16, and playing basketball in Europe. “I got my first paycheck from my club team and I was super excited. I took my friends to eat pizza,” Kanter, who is originally from Turkey and was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Knicks in 2017, tells CNBC Make It. Cameron Browne | National Basketball Association | Getty Images Enes…

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Honor 8C First Impressions

Just six months after the launch of the Honor 7C, the Chinese smartphone company is set to launch its successor, the Honor 8C. This new smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor and features AI-enhanced cameras, a notched display, and Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. The Honor 8C is expected to be launched in two variants, one with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, and the other with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. We got to spend some time with the latter variant…

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NYC’s And Faith Label Drops First Collection on Fashion Moves Forward

Fit Battle contestant Abi Grafals just released the debut collection of his label, And Faith, which he wore on the show. Partnering with menswear blog Fashion Moves Forward to release the collection, this initial outing channels inspiration from rock-and-roll, menswear staples, and high-end wardrobe staples. The standout item from the range is a cropped black leather jacket, constructed from heavy cow pebbled leather and noting silk lining, stitch detailing, and Riri hardware. Additional pieces include a red and black cardigan, two short-sleeve T-shirts, and a pair of denim highlighted by Riri zippers running down…

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3 Different Ways to Enjoy Fishing for the First Time

Fishing is a sport that requires time, patience, and dedication. For many, fishing is actually about the bonding time that friends can spend together; catching some fresh fish is simply a fun perk. For others, fishing is actually a relatively cheap way to bring a healthy protein to the family table. The first fishing experience is truly about learning to bait the line, learn about lures and local species, and how to operate a fishing rod to catch some great specimens. Visiting a Stocked Lake Stocked lakes are the perfect…

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Honor 7X Out of Stock Within Seconds in First Sale in India, Huawei Claims

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X is exclusively available via Amazon India It will next go on sale on December 14 Registrations for next week’s sale have opened Honor 7X, the new affordable smartphone competing against the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Mi A1, went out of stock within seconds of becoming available in India in the first sale, parent company Huawei has claimed. The smartphone is sold exclusively on Amazon India, and features a 5.93-inch full-HD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, dual rear cameras and a 3340mAh battery. The company said Honor 7X will next go on sale…

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China’s first yoga college begins enrollment for Master’s programme

The India-China Yoga College (ICYC), which comes under China’s Minzu University, has opened enrollment for its new master’s programme. ICYC was jointly set up by Yunnan Minzu University and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in 2015. Students can now sign up for the three-year programme, the first two years of which will be completed in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, and the final year in India, according to Lu Fang, deputy dean on India-China Yoga College (ICYC). Students who complete the programme will receive degree/diplomas from both…

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Jamia Millia Islamia becomes first university to introduce UG, PG programmes for Army personnel

Jamia Milia Islamia has become the first university in the country to introduce undergraduate programmes and post-grapduate programmes for Army personnel. Jamia Millia Islamia becomes first university to introduce UG, PG programmes for Army personnel Jamia Milia Islamia has become the first university in the country to introduce undergraduate programmes and post-grapduate programmes for Army personnel. MOU signing ceremony: Accoding to a report in NDTV, “A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Vice Chancellor, JMI, Prof Talat Ahmad and Lt. Gen. Ashwani Kumar, Adjutant General, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry…

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Xiaomi Mi A1 First Impressions: Google’s Android One Makes a Comeback

The Xiaomi Mi A1 has been launched as the new face of Google’s Android One platform. This will be a crucial device for Xiaomi which has not brought any flagship model to India this year, and also for Google, with none of its previous Android One models delivering either. This new Android One smartphone is Xiaomi’s second global smartphone launch in India, after it debuted the Mi 4i here first back in 2015. The Xiaomi Mi A1 could be part of an all-new series in the company’s lineup, but we strongly believe that will depend on consumer feedback to…

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Yuvraj Singh’s sports lifestyle brand YWC to foray into retail space with first store at Varanasi

New Delhi :   Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s owned sports lifestyle brand YWC shall open up its first brick and mortar store in Varanasi. YWC will also be available through other multi brand outlets in Varanasi, via a shop-in-shop format, the company said. In the online space, the brand is available on Myntra and Jabong besides its own portal www.ywcfashion.com. Part of the product proceeds go to Yuvraj Singh’s Foundation  of cancer awareness – YouWeCan. Jugnoo launches partnership program for B2B products Jugnoo, a hyperlocal startup supported by auto rickshaw…

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