Vasanth Kumar to step down as Lifestyle MD

Vasanth Kumar will step down from his position as Managing Director of Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd in June. The company will soon announce his successor. Kumar has been associated with Lifestyle, part of the Dubai-based Landmark Group, for the past 15 years. He has spearheaded and established several brands under the Lifestyle portfolio including Max … Read more Vasanth Kumar to step down as Lifestyle MD

Customers flocking to jewellery stores as gold price dips

The recent fall in the price of gold from the highs of Rs 40,000 plus to Rs 37,683 per 10 gram is attracting customers especially as the festive season has commenced. Customers are flocking jewellery stores to place new orders. Kumar Jain, Vice President, Mumbai Jewellers Association told Moneycontrol that there is going to be … Read more Customers flocking to jewellery stores as gold price dips

Zandra Rhodes: ‘Fashion deserves credit. It takes as much effort as a painting’

Zandra Rhodes: ‘I love having people around… and I can ignore them if I want to.’ Photograph: Amit Lennon/The Observer Zandra Rhodes was born in 1940 in Chatham, Kent, where her mother taught at the local art college and her father drove a taxi. After studying printed textile design at the Royal College of Art, … Read more Zandra Rhodes: ‘Fashion deserves credit. It takes as much effort as a painting’

Competition, modern lifestyle blamed as Rajya Sabha debates drug abuse

D Raja of the CPI asked for government’s intervention on two levels — preventing availability of drugs and “an awareness campaign at a social level”. Unhealthy competition, modern lifestyle, neoliberal society, and the cycle of physical and mental abuse were some of the reasons mentioned in Rajya Sabha on Thursday as to why children as … Read more Competition, modern lifestyle blamed as Rajya Sabha debates drug abuse