Shawls

  • Omar hits out at Idea pashmina shawls ad, says it's misleading April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has accused Idea Cellular of fooling people through its 'no fooling' advertisement. Pointing out an ad on a Kahmiri handicraft salesman, Omar has said that the ad is misleading as the pashmina shawls are not supposed to pass a ring test...
  • Delhi: NRI woman arrested for shoplifting November 18, 2013

    A 52yearold US based NRI woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing three expensive shawls from a south Delhi showroom after the shoplifting act was caught on CCTV, police said on Monday. The woman, identified as Neetu Talwar, was arrested on Sunday from her brother's house in Greater Kailash CBlock. The...
  • J&K: Pashmina goats perishing in heavy snow February 24, 2013

    Jammu: Thousands of Pashmina goats may have perished in recent heavy snowfall around the nomadic areas of Changthang on the Sino-Indian frontier of the Ladakh region, officials said on Friday. The area is a production hub for the finest quality of Pashmina (Kashmir) wool in India and is used in...
  • World's 1st cloned pashmina goat a boost for Kashmir June 8, 2012

    Ganderbal: The world's first cloned Pashmina goat Noori has gotten a new lease of life for the Kashmiri farmers. Scientists are hopeful that she will be able to reproduce soon, giving new hope to the study aimed at boosting pashmina trade. In less than three months Noori's weight has tripled and...
  • UP Polls: Cong MP Azharuddin issued notice February 13, 2012

    Farukhabad: A notice has been issued to Congress MP and former cricketer Azharuddin for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by distributing shawls in an election meeting in Farukhabad, officials said on Monday. The notice was issued by a Kayamganj election officer to Azharuddin, who allegedly distributed shawls at an...
  • Doc blames red tape for upsetting JK project June 11, 2010

    Srinagar: Dr Fayaz Shawl, a world renowned cardiologist, who has treated world leaders like Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth and Tony Blair, is on the brink of tears. Dr Shawl says his hopes of setting up a hospital in his hometown in Srinagar have been shattered by the...
  • Mumbaikars enjoy city's coldest day in 46 years February 6, 2008

    Mumbai: Mumbai faced its coldest day in 46 years when the city recorded a minimum temperature of 9.4 degrees early on Wednesday morning. The cold weather has come as a surprise to Mumbaikars used to the tropical climate. But the people are finding their own ways to deal with it. So the...
  • No shawls, only books for TN leaders December 26, 2006

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government's literally wants to book its leaders. The state government has issued a notice to all government organisations to present books in government functions as gifts instead of garlands and shawls. The move would encourage reading habit in a big way, the order issued by the Tamil...