Los Angeles Is (Finally) the Fifth Fashion Capital

Los Angeles Is (Finally) the Fifth Fashion Capital

LOS ANGELES, United States — A few weeks ago, Tom Ford ran a classified advertisement in the Los Angeles Times seeking a “senior research designer.” The key elements of the job description? Develop and maintain the fashion library. Coordinate designer concepts. Analyse market trends. Who knows whether or not prospects read the fine print. (Yes, it ran in print.) But while Ford may have chosen an old fashioned — if entirely charming — recruitment method to get the word out, there’s nothing retro about the operation he set up in Los Angeles in early 2017….

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Rupee wobbles on capital outflows, down 8 paise to 67.99

Rupee wobbles on capital outflows, down 8 paise to 67.99

  MUMBAI: In line with stocks, the rupee today fell by 8 paise to 67.99 as massive capital outflow worries induced further instability in currency markets. A huge sell-off in local equities amid sustained withdrawal of funds by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in the wake of Fed rate hike largely kept sentiment shaky. Highly bullish greenback in overseas markets alongside stepped-up dollar purchases by oil importers and corporates demand also put the home currency under pressure. Domestic equities tumbled for the seventh consecutive session with flagship Sensex giving back all…

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Thiruvananthapuram Becomes Country’s ‘Breast Cancer Capital’

Thiruvananthapuram Becomes Country’s ‘Breast Cancer Capital’

Thiruvananthapuram has been termed as the country’s breast cancer capital, with cases at a record high of 40 per lakh of population. The revelation was made during the Kerala Chapter of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) Conference here last week. It noted that 50 per cent of breast cancer is occurring in the age group of under 50 years. Nine lakh women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year and it is the second most common malignancy next to cervical cancer. Speaking to IANS on Sunday, S.Pradeep, President of…

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