Sunday, May 19 2019 | Time 14:08 Hrs(IST)
  • Around 40 per cent turnout recorded till 1 PM in Bengal; Sporadic incidents reported
  • Amid tight security re-polling commenced in 34 booths in Odisha
  • Turnout about 50 pc until 1300 hrs in MP
  • Russia registers 14 truce breaches in Syria over past 24 hours - Russian Military
  • Local Taliban commander killed by own bomb in Eastern Afghanistan - Reports
  • 52 89 % vote recorded till 1300hrs on 3 LS seats of Jharkhand
  • Sprinter Dutee Chand admits being in same-sex relationship
  • Villagers and drug peddler scuffle leaves 7 policemen injured in Tripura
  • India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi casts vote for 37th time
  • Eurovision 2019: Netherlands wins song contest
  • 24 97 per cent voter turnout till noon in Bihar
  • Babul lashes Mamata over violence
  • Austria chancellor calls for snap election after scandal
  • Aus election: Morrison's coalition seeking 'shock majority'
  • 25 pc voter turnout in Punjab, 22 pc in Chandigarh till 1200 hrs

India Runway Week kickstarts with show by young fashion designers

By Shalini Sajwan
New Delhi, Apr 15 (UNI) Aiming to provide a platform to budding fashionistas, the sixth edition of India Runway Week Summer edition today began with a showcase of fashion collections by start up designers .
IRW, organised by the Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD), opened with a show named “Fashion Startups of India”, where eight young designers showcased their ready-to-wear collections for Summer' 16 season.
The startup designers include Megha and Jigar, Vishala Shree, Ankita and Akshita, Vanica Chhabra, Rahul Kapoor, Bani Pasricha, Fahd Khatri and Sanya Garg.
The main attraction of the event was Radio Jockey Rocky, Henna and Ashish from Red FM, who also walked the ramp.
The Opening show was followed by Snishh by Snidhi and Ishna, Puneet Gupta, Yosshita & Neha, Gauri Couture, Hannah Khianghte.
Designer sisters Snidhi and Ishana showcased their label SNISHH, which is all about dynamic cuts, geometric prints and a brand meant for the 'couture-conscious'.
Puneet Gupta presented an enchanting palette of very Indian and classic designs and patterns for bride and groom, which were exclusive and classy.
Designer Hannah Khianghte showcased classic silhouettes and traditional formal wear that women in Mizoram wear with their Puan (traditional skirt of the Mizos).
Always inspired by their rich Indian heritage and culture, Prachi & Saloni, through their label PS, showcased their collection of Indian ethnic wear.
Natasa Stankovic dazzled on the ramp as a showstopper for Gauri Couture by Nikheil and Rivendra at IRW spring/summer 2016.
The star of the evening was Chesi Anne Basil, a 16-year-old cancer patient, whose only wish was to become a model and walk the ramp.
Her motto is to celebrate life and become a role model to several others, who are fighting this deadly disease.
The show was dedicated to the women, who are the drivers of growth and future.
More News
Vande Bharat Express completes 1 lakh km

Vande Bharat Express completes 1 lakh km

18 May 2019 | 7:13 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Semi high speed ​​train developed by indigenous technology of Indian Railways, Vande Bharat Express has exceeded one lakh kms journey in 90 days and in this way it has proven its technical superiority in this field.

see more..

Pleasant day in Delhi, max at 33 1 deg C

18 May 2019 | 6:38 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) The Delhiites on Saturday witnessed a pleasant day with maximum temperature settling at 33.

see more..
CISF detects  35,000 US dollars worth Rs 24 64 lakh at Mumbai airport

CISF detects 35,000 US dollars worth Rs 24 64 lakh at Mumbai airport

18 May 2019 | 6:01 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Friday detected 35,000 US dollars worth Rs 24.64 lakh from two Sudanese nationals at Mumbai airport, an official release said here on Saturday.

see more..

UN recognition for Mahila Housing SEWA Trust

18 May 2019 | 5:20 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Ahmedabad-based Mahila Housing SEWA Trust is one of the three winners of the 2019 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction.

see more..

Floating houses that survive floods, produce food

18 May 2019 | 4:38 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) A project which pioneers floating houses -- houses so designed that a family of six can survive floods and still produce their own food, including vegetables, chickens and fish -- in Bangladesh has won the prestigious RISK Award.

see more..