The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) continued to be a net purchaser of the US dollar after it bought USD 10.27 billion in January on a net basis from the spot market, recent RBI data showed.

Salar Jung Museum, in association with 40 Ikebana enthusiasts, presented a novel exhibition recently.

Vardhman Group, a textile conglomerate producing fibres, yarns, fabrics, garments, etc has collaborated with sourcing show Apparel Sourcing Week (ASW) 2020 to showcase its latest fabric collections in diverse categories for S/S 2021 in ASW’s biannual textile innovation tradeshow, Textrum to be held at Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru from June 18-20.

Apparel buyers don't want to choose among comfort, style, price and sustainability—they want everything, according to Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) executive director Amina Razvi, who said brands need to communicate social and environmental practices in a way that supports consumer desire for information and facilitates easier and faster buying decisions.

Several US trade associations, including the National Retail Federation (NRF), the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) and the US Fashion Industry Association (USFIA), have expressed deep concern over reports of forced labour and the treatment of Uyghurs and other ethnic minority workers in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) and elsewhere in China.

With the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaring coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic, a section of economists and analysts see logic in an emergency cut by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cushion the economy.