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Clothes & Dressing

Struggle For A Gender-Inclusive Dress Code In Kerala

Nov 20, 2021 Thufail PT

A teacher has refused to accept a job offer as the institution insisted that she wear saree on campus. Meanwhile, a government school has introduced gender-neutral uniform for its students, perhaps the first such instance in the country.

Smitten By Mittens: Woman Who Crocheted Bernie Sanders' Mittens Receives More Than 13,000 Orders

Jan 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Jon Ellis, an elementary school teacher behind Bernie Sanders' viral brown and beige mittens has received over 13,000 orders via email, following Joe Biden's inauguration

Maharashtra Govt Bans Jeans, T-shirts, Slippers For Its Staff In Office

Maharashtra government's order also stated that the employees are required to wear khadi on Fridays.

Five Killed In Fire At Cloth Godown In Pune

May 09, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The fire was reported at around 5 a.m. when the workers were asleep in a room above the shop located in the Devachi Urli area on the outskirts of the city.

No Jeans, Denim Wear, Sunglasses For Tripura Bureaucrats: Govt Diktat

A memorandum issued by Tripura government advising its officials to avoid wearing jeans, denim wear, and sunglasses during official duty has come in for severe criticism from Opposition parties.

15 August, 2018

A Look At Narendra Modi's Independence Day Turbans Since 2014

Outlook Web Bureau

Since 2014, along with the political initiatives, Prime Minister Modi's wardrobe has also been in the news- from his outfits to the headgears he wears.

08 March, 2018

Wear Saree Or Salwar Suit, Rajasthan Government Tells Girl College Students

Outlook Web Bureau

The commissionerate college education sent out a circular to all 219 government colleges, asking them to decide the colour of the dress for boys and girls and submit it by March 12.

30 January, 2018

Zara Sells Lungis As Skirts For Rs 5,000?

Outlook Web Bureau

Twitter users have not spared the brand for its evidently badly done research on the popular 'Lungi'.

29 December, 2017

Women Will No Longer Be arrested For Violating 'Islamic' Dress Code: Tehran Police

Outlook Web Bureau

The Islamic dress code is in place since the 1979 revolution


03 August, 2017

Will Patanjali Take The Pants Off MNCs With His Swadeshi Clothing Line-Up?

Outlook Web Bureau

Patanjali's apparel line will initially be made available across 250 exclusive retail outlets in April 2018

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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