Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities
Indian, Pakistani fashion markets draw upon many similarities

 Many associate bold cuts, colours and patterns with Indian fashion whereas Pakistani designs are said to ooze with smart detailing and craftsmanship. However, both the markets are unique and different in their own way, says Saad Ali, CEO of Pakistan Fashion Design Council, the only fashion council in the country that was conceived with the aim to felicitate Pakistani designers.

17 killed in China warehouse fire

At least 17 people were killed and four injured when a fire broke out in a warehouse in China`s Guandong province, the authorities said on Friday.

Sensex scales 29000 in opening trade as markets hit record highs

Rising for the sixth day in a row, benchmark BSE Sensex on Thursday set a fresh life-time high of 29,000 points while the 50-share NSE Nifty opened at 8,745.

Vital tips to overcome challenges in engineering careers

Emphasising the importance of multi-disciplinary skills in a globalised knowledge economy.

NGT forms committee to find "safest" time for Delhiites to travel

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed constitution of a committee to take sample of ambient air quality from across Delhi city at different intervals and inform it about the safest period during which national capital residents can travel without risk to their health.

Abduction-cum-murder case: Markets remain close in Kota

 In the wake of abduction and murder of a 7-year-old boy here, main markets and educational institutes today remained close in the city after the Kota Vyapar Mahasangh called for bandh demanding the arrest of the accused.

Xinjiang blasts: Pakistan vows to work with China to combat Islamic terrorists

In wake of multiple explosions in Urumqi in China`s restive Xinjiang province, Pakistani Prime Minister Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday promised China of co-operation in combating the Islamic terrorists.

Lone women shoppers ‘spreading vulgarity’: Pak Clerics

Islamic clerics on Friday barred women who are not accompanied by a close male relative from entering markets of Karak area in Pakistan`s restive northwest.

People throng markets to shop for Eid in the Valle

Markets across Kashmir Valley were flooded with people on Friday as residents came out in large numbers to shop for Eid-ul-Fitr.

Several Delhi markets to remain closed tomorrow

According to a release by Confederation of All India Traders` Delhi unit president, a large number of traders will participate in the all India bandh.

CDs showing Babri mosque demolition in Ayodhya markets

CDs with video footage of
demolition of the Babri mosque are freely available in

Haats on Indo-Bangla border to be revived after four decades

After nearly four decades, the Indo-Bangla border will bustle with trade activities once again when the Mughal-era `haats` (markets) are revived later
this month in Meghalaya.

Budget and the Markets: Strange Bedfellows

Since 1991, Sensex has posted negative returns 14 out of 18 times one month preceding the budget.

Budget and the Markets: Strange Bedfellows

Since 1991, Sensex has posted negative returns 14 out of 18 times one month preceding the budget.

NTPC follow-on offer subscribed 77% on Day One

The country`s largest power firm NTPC`s follow-on public offer got subscribed 77% today --the first day of the issue, with most of the bids coming at Rs 209 a share.

Markets maintain 23-mth highs in volatile trade; close at 17701

Following mixed global cues, the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark index Sensex on Wednesday ended marginally higher by gaining 15 points on funds buying in select counters.

Sensex surges 171 pts in opening trade

The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark
Sensex on Tuesday jumped by over 170 points, or 0.92 per cent, in
opening trade on buying by foreign funds, driven by rally on
the global bourses after positive US manufacturing data.

Rupee gains 7 paise against dollar in early trade

The Indian rupee today gained 7 paise
against the US currency in early trade on increased capital
inflows into stock markets in line with firming global cues.

China to launch securities index reflecting HK, Taiwan markets

China will launch a new securities index on January 18 to reflect the performance of equity markets on the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, the state media reported on Sunday.

Wall St closes out 2009 with best gains since 2003

US stocks ended 2009 on Thursday with their best gains since 2003, driven by optimism about the economy`s recovery and a brighter outlook for profits.