Payal Singhal opens doors to her first store in New Delhi- Times Quest

The past few years have seen New Delhi’s Mehrauli district evolve into a melting pot that houses countless ateliers and multi-brand stores established by Indian designers. Payal Singhal adds to the repertoire, as her eponymous label celebrates the launch of their second store in the country, which is housed in the area. The store is will be run in association with Carma, the multi-designer platform. Delhi’s fashion set has shown much love and appreciation to the collections doled out by the designer over the years, and it comes as no surprise that she chose the capital…

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North Korea missile developers hit by US sanctions – Times Quest

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The US has placed sanctions on two North Korean officials it says have led the development of nuclear missiles. The US treasury named the two men as Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol, and said both were “key leaders” of North Korea’s ballistic missile programme. The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Friday in response to ballistic missile tests. North Korea said the move was “an act of war” and tantamount to a total economic blockade. The new US sanctions will block any transactions by the two men carried…

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Obama warns against irresponsible social media use- Times Quest

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Former US President Barack Obama has warned against the irresponsible use of social media, in a rare interview since stepping down in January. He warned that such actions were distorting people’s understanding of complex issues, and spreading misinformation. “All of us in leadership have to find ways in which we can recreate a common space on the internet,” he said. Mr Obama was quizzed by Prince Harry on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Obama on the extremes of social media The former president expressed concern about a future where facts…

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