TN's silk route: Cocoon price up but output down

According to MG Manivannan, a member of the Tamil Nadu Cooperative Silk Board, after the pandemic, the price of all commodities has increased and silk was no exception.

published on : 26th June 2022

Bangladesh dismisses reports linking construction of Padma Bridge with China's BRI

"It (the bridge) is not related to the BRI and Bangladesh has not taken any foreign fund for building the structure either," a foreign ministry spokesman said.

published on : 20th June 2022

Of ikat and its international histories

In an enriching conversation on The Wonder of Ikat, the duo offered a fascinating narrative into the history, origins, and cultural context of Ikat.

published on : 20th June 2022

Government subsidy drives up interest in sericulture in Perambalur

Silk farmers in the district, for three years now, have been making good profit every month with the subsidy provided by the government.

published on : 18th May 2022

Odisha to provide livelihood for forest dwellers through 'Vanya Silk' project

Tasar worm rearing, cocoon production will be taken up by the Forest department through VSS in 18 forest divisions of the State.

published on : 10th May 2022

Summer brings cheer to silk cocoon producers  

Though a majority of farmers have stopped cultivating vegetables owing to the searing heat and water shortage,  sericulture is booming.

published on : 7th May 2022

KSSRDI brings you cosmetics straight from cocoon

That is not all, the institute is also working on inviting companies to showcase the technology to commercially launch the products in the market. 

published on : 6th May 2022

Grammy 2022: Jon Batiste tops honours; Silk Sonic soars, Rodrigo crowned

The R&B supergroup Silk Sonic took home awards in all four categories it was nominated in, including record of the year.

published on : 4th April 2022

Grammys 2022: Silk Sonic's 'Leave the Door Open' bags Record of The Year

In his acceptance speech, Anderson.Paak of 'Silk Sonic' joked about trying to stay humble while "sweeping" their categories while his creative partner Mars casually smoked a cigarette.

published on : 4th April 2022

The silk route

The mobile phone of Krishnarajappa, a silk farmer in Ramanagara, Karnataka, keeps buzzing through the day.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Dressing ‘cool’

Before you could grumble about the wedding season coinciding with summer, designers share ways you can dress your best while looking and feeling cool.

published on : 29th March 2022

Reminiscing Rumella

Couturier JJ Valaya talks about his new bridge-to-luxury label, his three-decade career and what he wants to change about the fashion industry

published on : 23rd March 2022

Minister offers silk clothes  on occasion of Maha Shivaratri

The minister along with his family members offered special prayers.

published on : 27th February 2022

Bhagalpur silk trade feels the heat of the Ukraine war as orders worth Rs 20 crore cancelled in last two days

Eastern Bihar Industries Association (EBIA) general secretary Alok Agrawal said those involved in the silk manufacturing trade are apprehensive of more financial losses, if the war continues.

published on : 26th February 2022
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