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71st Miss World: India's Sini Shetty slays in 2.2 lakh red Banarsi silk saree

Red-hot elegance: India's Sini Shetty sets fashion trends ablaze at 71st Miss World premiere in stunning ₹2.2 lakh red Banarsi saree | Viral pictures inside

71st Miss World: India's Sini Shetty slays in <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.2 lakh red Banarasi silk saree at opening ceremony in Delhi (Photo by Instagram/sinishettyy)
Published on Feb 21, 2024 08:26 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

An ancient fabric with, suddenly, a new future: Silk

It is being used to make bone screws, extra-sticky glue, cosmetics and possibly medical tattoos. What else can it do? Science is still answering that question.

(Clockwise) The Bombyx mori produces mulberry silk, the most widely available variety in the world. The world’s first frameless-parachute, designed by the 18th-century French inventor André-Jacques Garnerin, was a silk contraption seven metres across. Now, the structural protein of silk is being freeze-dried, heated and moulded into bone screws that can be absorbed by the body over time. (Images: Shutterstock; Smithsonian Institution; Tufts University)
Updated on Jan 13, 2024 10:13 PM IST
ByNatasha Rego

From chiffon to linen: Discover the most comfortable fabrics for monsoon wedding

Discover the ideal fabrics for monsoon weddings! From moisture-absorbing linen to elegant and breathable rayon, find your perfect rainy-day attire.

Choosing the right fabric for monsoon wedding attire can make a big difference in keeping you comfortable and stylish.(Instagram )
Published on Jul 05, 2023 06:34 PM IST

HT This Day: April 9, 1947 -- Indian currency to be independent

The Central Assembly today passed three important bills, one delinking the rupee from the sterling, another providing for production and marketing of rubber and a third giving protection to several industries as recommended by the Tariff Board.

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Updated on Apr 08, 2023 10:00 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Kajal Aggarwal is festive fashion goals in sleeveless red Benarasi sharara set

Kajal Aggarwal lays fashion cues to slay ethnic style this festive weekend but with a sultry twist as she dolls up in a sleeveless red silken Benarasi sharara set | Check viral pictures and whopping cost of the ensemble inside

Kajal Aggarwal is festive fashion goals in sleeveless red Benarasi sharara set (Elevate Promotions)
Updated on Aug 17, 2022 11:17 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi
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