Fashion forward | India Today Insight

In Hamlet, William Shakespeare wrote “the apparel oft proclaims the man”. Fashion is not only a state of mind but also an extension of one’s self. It is also a big business. The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the global economy into a tailspin and every aspect of supply chains has been severely impacted. Parinda Joshi, author of three books and currently working with a fashion start-up in Silicon Valley, says, “The number of people involved in the buying, selling and production of clothes is much higher than any other business…

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Two steps forward, a step back

Of late, there has been much talk about establishing “world-class universities” in India. Recently, while addressing the gathering at the centenary celebrations of Patna University, the Prime Minister said, “We will provide assistance of ₹ 10,000 crore to ten private universities and an equal number of government universities, for a period of 5 years.” He proudly called it a “step forward” towards making the 20 universities “world class.” Is it really a “step forward”? It is a matter of great concern for us that Indian universities do not make it…

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Optics leap forward for higher night time vision

A team of Australian researchers has validated an optics leap forward which can revamp night time imaginative and prescient by means of making infra-red technology easy-to-use and cheap. The group pronounced a dramatic growth in the absorption performance of mild in a layer of semiconductor this is only some hundred atoms thick — to almost ninety nine percentage mild absorption from the modern inefficient 7.7 percent. this can store tens of millions of dollars in defence and different regions the usage of sensing gadgets, and improve applications of era to…

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