Ripped in Fani, weaver craft village awaits restoration

The model handloom village tourism project aimed at overall development of weavers, who are famous for their unique weaving style.

published on : 31st May 2019

Students may miss out on wearing handloom uniforms on Day One

State misses deadline to distribute fabric among schools owing to treasury restrictions

published on : 17th May 2019

Mumbai-based brand which weaves traditions

Prathaa's founder Sukanya Bhataacharya was in Kochi s part of Chennai-based brand Lime Soda’s two-day pop-up fashion event, ‘Summer Hues’.

published on : 6th April 2019

Textile park, ring road still a cry of voters in Gudiyattam

The candidates in the fray are Kaspa R Moorthy, AIADMK, Kathavarayan, DMK, and Jayanthi Padmanabhan of Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhaga (AMMK).

published on : 27th March 2019

Phase I post-flood revival of khadi, handloom industries completed

Help poured in from all quarters and the authorities could revive the functions of handloom and khadi societies soon.

published on : 10th February 2019

Railways now gives linen supply order to Khadi and Village Industries Commission 

Earlier, railways ordered stations in Varanasi and Raebareli to use terracotta kulhads from KVIC to serve tea and other items.

published on : 29th January 2019

Microsoft's new e-commerce platform will establish direct connect between handloom weavers and buyers

Microsoft's Project ReWeave will feature a new e-commerce website showing signature collections created by the weaver communities.

published on : 19th January 2019

Donning Telangana handlooms, 8-year-old Hyderabad boy scales Mount Kosciuszko in Australia

Five mountaineers from the city, who scaled the 7,310 feet peak, donned Telangana handlooms while climbing the mountain to promote handloom weavers in the State.

published on : 19th December 2018

‘Handloom industry dying due to lack of market exposure’

Kondapalli toys, mortar and pestle set and various showpieces made of granite from Narsaraopet, handwoven sarees, dress materials, and kurtis were put up for sale here.

published on : 4th December 2018

Dazzling show of ethnic wear

Female participants draped in sarees and men in traditional attire from TS, TN, West Bengal, Rajasthan, MP, Bihar, Karnataka, Guntur, Prakasam and Kadapa walked the ramp.

published on : 25th November 2018

Crafts village in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur boost to handloom

Bayana Gram is aimed at reviving the fortune of 90 handloom weaver families in the village and providing a platform for the weavers to sell their products.

published on : 23rd November 2018

District Collector visits handloom societies in Paravoor

Several private agencies and NGO contributed extensively for the revival of famed Chendamangalam handloom industry.

published on : 21st November 2018

Keeping the glorious tale of handlooms alive

What better way to celebrate the attempt of Smriti Morarka that aims to preserve and revive the handlooms of Banaras than a platform at the Turkish Embassy?

published on : 20th November 2018

Rs 589 cr investment in state's handlooms and textile sector

This apart, three textile parks will come up in the State at Dhamnagar (on 250 acre), Chhatabar (65 acre) and Ramdaspur (250 acres).

published on : 14th November 2018

50 Indian items including handloom face heat as US revokes duty-free privileges on import of 90 products

The GSP is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for thousands of products from designated beneficiary countries.

published on : 1st November 2018
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