Centre’s boost to textile park in Telangana

The KMTP would facilitate the production of items across the textiles value chain ranging from spinning, weaving, knitting, processing and readymade garments. 

published on : 18th March 2023

A shade apart: David Housego's journey into handcrafted Indian textiles

A penchant for all things unique and traditional is behind the three-decade- long success of Mandeep Nagi and David Housego’s Shades of India

published on : 12th March 2023

Revival of traditional drapes: 'Textiles and Accessories Show' in Chennai

CCI’s biannual Textiles and Accessories Show brings some unique designs and forgotten weaves to the city

published on : 25th February 2023

Textiles threaded with memories of travel

There will also be a selection of accessories, some in mixed metals, others pure silver.

published on : 1st December 2022

Tamil Nadu mulling textile city and handloom museum: CM Stalin

TN would extend its full cooperation to investors for setting up units to make technical textiles in the state.

published on : 26th November 2022

 KT Rama Rao launches postcard protest against 5 per cent GST on handlooms 

While demanding that the decision to impose GST on handloom products be scrapped immediately, he assured that the State government would amend the existing Acts to protect the designs of traditional w

published on : 22nd October 2022

Textiles sector to grow in coming year: Rita Sahu

The roadshow was attended by more than 150 delegates and representatives of 15 textile and apparel industries.

published on : 8th September 2022

Textile designer who married into a maharaja's family brings back Mughal patterns

It was Brigitte Singh's father-in-law, a major collector of Rajasthan miniatures, who gave her the Mughal-era poppy cloth connected to Shah Jahan.

published on : 30th August 2022

New garment policy to attract Rs 10k crore investment: Minister Munenkoppa

"Over 5 lakh people will be benefited with the Rs 10,000 crore investment and offering special benefits to women working in the garment and industrial sector," he added.

published on : 19th August 2022

Telangana handloom & textile industry has unique place in country, says minister KT Rama Rao

“The State is organising this wonderful programme to honour the handloom workers and has allocated adequate funds to celebrate this occasion. No other State has allocated such funds," said Rao. 

published on : 8th August 2022

CM Basavaraj Bommai mulling for new agri policy, to set up textile parks in all taluks

Texport Private Limited would be set up on the Anchor-Promoter model by investing Rs 42 crore, which is the first of its kind in the state.

published on : 17th July 2022

‘Tiruppur knitwear industry’s 22.87 per cent annual growth unparalleled globally’

Participating in the exporters meet-cum-felicitation ceremony in Tiruppur, the minister said, “The knitwear industry has achieved tremendous growth for the past several years.

published on : 27th June 2022

Goyal tells stakeholders to resolve cotton price issue

Goyal said the Centre will "actively consider" the demand of the spinning sector for exemption from import duty on those import contracts in which bills of lading is issued up to 30 September 2022.

published on : 18th May 2022

Anamalai Tiger Reserve tribals all set to weave a better future

MG Ganesan, Deputy Director of ATR, said out of the 70 tribal women in Sarcarpathy and Nagaroothu settlements who attended a meeting in this regard, 30 women have come forward to receive training.

published on : 18th May 2022

Reconstruction of Navalpur Bridge to be completed by January 2023

Around 26 pillars had been constructed and now, the road laying works was in progress. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is carrying out the project at an estimated cost of Rs 26.63 cr.

published on : 16th May 2022

KTR dares Bandi to get Centre to sanction schemes for TS weavers 

The Minister alleged that the textile sector was in doldrums in the country only due to the lopsided policies of the BJP-led Union government.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Gallery on Jagannath culture opens in Kala Bhoomi

Besides, exhibits on Mahari and Gotipua dances that are connected to the Jagannath culture are a part of the gallery. 

published on : 2nd April 2022

Raymond names Sunil Kataria as CEO of Lifestyle Business

The Lifestyle Business is the flagship vertical of Raymond Group which includes branded textiles, garments, shirting, retail, and apparel verticals.

published on : 9th March 2022

When old is new

Aanchal Sagar Jain and her sister, Akshita Sagar, launched Ohfab about a year ago to do something they felt passionately about, to restore and revive the lost weaves and textiles.

published on : 21st April 2018