Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

There has been a sharp decline in orders from Japan and Europe this year for India’s gems and jewellery. Data compiled by the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) says G&J net export declined 7.4 per cent to $16.8 billion in April-September, the first six months of this financial year, from $18.2 bn in the comparable period … Read more Gems and jewellery exports down 7% in H1 of FY18 due to GST, gold policy

Bridal fashion trend:Tassels get a life of their own; become oversized and artistic

Tassels have never been so big, literally! Oversized designer tassels hanging from a slim waist is the sexiest piece of adornment for a bride this season. Tassels always played second fiddle to lehengas, but that’s not the case anymore; they are as important as the outfit now. A number of designers, such as Manav Gangwani, … Read more Bridal fashion trend:Tassels get a life of their own; become oversized and artistic

Milind Soman to co-judge the third season of India’s Next Top Model

Supermodel-actor Milind Soman will be seen co-judging the third season of India’s Next Top Model on MTV along with actress Malaika Arora. Milind says he is amazed with the evolution in the modelling industry. “It amazes me on how things have evolved in the Indian modelling industry. In fact we are almost at par with … Read more Milind Soman to co-judge the third season of India’s Next Top Model

Three of Mogya gang that cut women’s legs to steal jewellery arrested

The Tonk police have arrested three people involved in around three dozen cases of murder, theft and loot, said officials on Tuesday. According to the police, the arrested trio belongs to the notorious Mogya gang, which targeted elderly people and would often cut the legs of women in order to decamp with jewellery that they … Read more Three of Mogya gang that cut women’s legs to steal jewellery arrested