Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: jeans

Islamabad teachers banned from wearing jeans. Some Pakistanis are calling it Talibani

The Federal Directorate of Education, which introduced the ban, said professional attire donned by teachers will create a positive learning atmosphere.

UP teen dies after being allegedly trashed by family over her insistence to wear jeans

Family members have also been accused of trying to dispose of the body by throwing it from over a bridge but it got stuck in the railing and was spotted by police later.

Ripped jeans aren’t just fashion for Indian women. No wonder CM Rawat is worried

Uttarakhand CM TS Rawat may not approve of women wearing ripped jeans. For the faint-hearted, Baba Ramdev’s ‘sanskari ripped jeans’ are always an option.

New Medical Termination of Pregnancy Bill gives women back the power over their bodies

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Ruf & Tuf — the ‘fitted’ denims Akshay Kumar wore, your tailor stitched, & made 1990s ‘cool’

Ruf & Tuf jeans were the first 'branded' pair of denims for many Indians, and traces its origins to an Independence-era company that answered Gandhi's Swadeshi call.

You can’t live in Levi’s in lockdown. Purani jeans are not comfort wear after all

Bruce Springsteen to Sholay — jeans were the cool, sexy, youthful and rebellious garments every one wanted. But Covid lockdowns made us realise it wasn't needed.

Baba Ramdev’s Diwali gift — jeans that are ripped just enough to be sanskaari

From saffron-coloured langots to vests made from bamboo fibre to stylised ripped jeans, Patanjali Paridhan is offering all this and much more.

Yoga pants are the new jeans

These days, there are more than 11,000 kinds of yoga-specific pants available at retailers worldwide

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.