Traders expect Rs 30 crore business with rise in demand for Venkatagiri sarees

Traders in Venkatagiri are cheerful after a rise in the sale of sarees in view of marriage season and other events on the occasion of Sravana Masam.

published on : 8th August 2022

Touch of grace: That Chanderi saree Manushi Chhillar wore in Samrat Prithviraj

Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar,  whose debut movie Samrat Prithviraj hit theatres on June 3, oozed elegance and royalty in a fuchsia pink Chanderi saree from a city-based boutique

published on : 6th June 2022

Contractor in trouble over saree fraud at Vijayawada's Kanaka Durga temple

According to temple sources, the representatives of the contracting company set up two counters - one atop Indrakeeladri and second on the Ghat Road for selling sarees.

published on : 10th April 2022

Weavers seek GI tag for Woraiyur cotton saree

An application has been filed seeking the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for Woraiyur cotton saree.

published on : 28th March 2022

Wearing purpose on your sleeve

The wrong kind of sleeves can ruin the prettiest outfit. Despite being commonly ignored, sleeves do more to a garment than just add functionality.

published on : 22nd March 2022

'Sheet on the moon': Alia Dazzles in white on white

Alia Bhatt’s latest look, created by city-based boutique Madhurya Creation, during the promotion of her latest movie Gangubai Kathiawadi, has grabbed several eyeballs.

published on : 26th February 2022

Expensive Mysore silk saree burnt, consumer court tells shop to pay ex-judge’s wife

If it is the saree of a judge’s wife that you are servicing, you better take care.

published on : 27th January 2022

UP polls: Surat textile merchants join campaign with pro-BJP sarees

These traders have also come up with samples of digitally printed sarees, catalogs, packaging boxes, and photographs supporting Modi and Yogi, to woo the voters.

published on : 18th January 2022

Dress circle: Sari bank brings cheer to women of Gujarat's Anand district

This bank gets around 150 saris from abroad and as many from Bhadran and the villagers can take the saris on any auspicious occasion, wear it, dry-clean it and return it.

published on : 9th January 2022

Looms off target in making Pongal sarees, dhoties as production lags in Erode

Free distribution of sarees and dhoties was introduced in 2003 in order to provide work to handlooms and power looms as well as the benefit of underprivileged families in the State.

published on : 24th December 2021

Karnataka to ramp up production of Mysuru silk sarees

KSIC now produces 70,000 metres of silk sarees every month from its power looms and the additional looms will enable it to increase its monthly production to over one lakh metres.

published on : 7th December 2021

Lives of rain-hit Kancheepuram weavers hang by a thread

According to sources, each weaver has suffered losses of around Rs 40,000 (including income lost) owing to the heavy rains.

published on : 5th December 2021

Practice of imposing sari on teachers not conducive to Kerala's progressive attitude: Minister

Kerala Higher Education Minister R Bindu said one's choice of dressing is an entirely personal matter and no one has the right to criticise or interfere in another's sartorial choices.

published on : 12th November 2021

WATCH | Sushmita Sen looks 'deadlier than ever' in first look of 'Aarya 2'

Taking to her Instagram handle, Sushmita Sen shared the first look teaser, revealing her intense look from the next season.

published on : 12th November 2021

‘Made in Telangana’ e-mall to open in January

'Made in Telangana' will provide commission-free services to sellers, allowing them to maximise their profits and increase their outreach. 

published on : 10th November 2021

Jamshedpur man to use fiber extracted from water hyacinth to make sarees

The initiative is the brainchild of Gaurav Anand, an environmental engineering graduate currently working with the Tata Steel Utilities and Infrastructure Services in Jamshedpur.

published on : 17th October 2021

1.05 lakh Bathukamma sarees distributed in Hyderabad

Several ministers, MLAs, Mayor Gadwal Vijayalaxmi, Deputy Mayor Mothe Srilatha Reddy and corporators participated in the distribution programme.

published on : 4th October 2021

Bathukamma sarees aided powerloom sector: Telangana minister KT Rama Rao

He stated that all arrangements were made in villages and all precautions were being taken by district administrations to distribute the sarees keeping in view the prevailing pandemic.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Sarees of 810 types ready for Telangana's Bathukamma festival

Bathukamma sarees are produced every year on over 20,000 powerlooms to provide continuous employment to the 16,000 weavers and allied workers in the Sircilla powerloom cluster.

published on : 1st October 2021