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Podcast: Vikings get season’s first win in dramatic fashion

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Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Chip Scoggins recap the Vikings’ 31-23 win in Houston, including standout performances by Justin Jefferson and Dalvin Cook, as well as safety Harrison Smith’s ejection.

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Piyush Goyal inaugurates Railways’ ‘Durga Puja gift’, Kolkata Metro’s Phoolbagan Station

KOLKATA :
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday virtually inaugurated the Phoolbagan Station of Kolkata’s East West Metro corridor, describing the extension of the line from Salt Lake Stadium as a Durga Puja gift for the people of the metropolis.

Goyal also flagged off the first train from the new station to Salt Lake Sector-V, and said the entire stretch of the corridor is likely to be completed by December 2021.

“I am told that by the end of next year, the entire East West Corridor project of 16.55 km (between Sector-V and Howrah Maidan) is expected to be completed; hopefully with no further hiccups coming up due to the Covid pandemic,” he said while inaugurating the extension of the line till Phoolbagan Station through the virtual mode.

Phoolbagan is the first underground station to become operational in the East West Metro corridor, which travels both below the surface and

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‘The Crown’ shares image of Emma Corrin in replica of Princess Diana’s wedding dress

Fans of Netflix’s “The Crown” will soon be able to watch Princess Diana get married again.

The streaming giant’s official Twitter account for the show shared a snapshot of Emma Corrin on the set of the original series, which shows the actress in character as the late British royal.

‘THE CROWN’ INTRODUCES PRINCESS DIANA, ANNOUNCES SEASON 4 PREMIERE DATE IN NEW TEASER

Corrin, 24, stands demurely with her hands clasped while she looks off into the distance in a gown that looks almost like an exact replica of what Princess Diana wore at her July 29, 1981, wedding.

“A first glimpse of Princess Diana’s wedding dress. Emmy award-winning costume designer Amy Roberts wanted to capture the same spirit and style of David & Elizabeth Emanuel’s original design, without creating a replica for Emma Corrin.”

‘THE CROWN’ CASTS ELIZABETH DEBICKI TO PLAY PRINCESS DIANA IN LAST TWO SEASONS

Netflix shared a

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Why Fashion Needs More Imagination When It Comes To Using Artificial Intelligence

Until now, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the fashion industry has focused mostly on streamlining processes and increasing sales conversion.  Areas which have traditionally taken precedence have been: finding efficiencies through automation, detecting product defects and counterfeit goods with image recognition and increasing sales conversion through personalised styling.  Creative uses of AI have been underexplored, but pose a mammoth opportunity for an industry rapidly digitising its design and presentation methods during the pandemic and most likely afterwards too.  Why is creative AI so underutilised in and what are the nascent opportunities for designers and brands?  Is the use of AI in fashion design and presentations inevitable?

Matthew Drinkwater, Head of the Fashion Innovation Agency at London College of Fashion believes that: “Initial uses of Artificial Intelligence have focused on quantifiable business needs, which has

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Beauty show offers local players space for comeback

THE inaugural Beautylife Bonanza was certainly one of the most anticipated events among beauty industry players after the market came to a standstill due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the movement control order (MCO).

The three-day exhibition at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre was brought by beautyexpo and Cosmobeaute Malaysia, and organised by Informa Markets.

Informa Markets country general manager (Malaysia) Gerard Leeuwenburgh said Beautylife Bonanza was held with a mission to give back to the local beauty industry by helping players bounce back with confidence.

“Almost all industries have been hit hard by the pandemic. As a leading exhibition organiser internationally, we wanted to provide the beauty industry with a platform to connect with customers.

“It is not about profit-making for us, but more about helping exhibitors reach out to the beauty community and gradually improve their business, ” he said, adding that the exhibition was the first for Informa

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No one injured in clothing fire at St. Charles Walmart

No one was injured, but St. Charles Fire Department Deputy Chief Mike Grzyb said the store sustained smoke damage and some water damage from the sprinklers

ST CHARLES, Mo. — (AP) — A clothing rack that was set on fire inside a Missouri Walmart created a lot of smoke but was put out quickly.

The fire at a Walmart in St. Charles, Missouri, was reported around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. St. Charles Fire Department Deputy Chief Mike Grzyb said the fire was confined to a rack of clothes in the men’s department.

The fire was extinguished quickly by a combination of firefighters and the store’s sprinkler system.

No one was injured, but Grzyb said the store sustained smoke damage and some water damage from the sprinklers.

Several skylights were removed to help clear out the smoke inside the store.

No arrests were reported immediately in connection with the fire that authorities

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