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

Aditya Birla Group’s Head HR Lifestyle Business joins SMG as Head Group HR

After working with Aditya Birla Group for 17 years, this HR veteran has now joined Samvardhan Motherson Group as Head of Group Human Resources. Read on to know who. HR veteran Paras Kaushik has been appointed as Head of Group Human Resources by Samvardhan Motherson Group (SMG). In his new role, he would be closely … Read more Aditya Birla Group’s Head HR Lifestyle Business joins SMG as Head Group HR