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Mar 08, 2019
Exports to hit $330 bn in 2018-19; nine sectors identified to achieve 16% growth this financial year: Suresh PrabhuHe said the country's merchandise exports have seen high growth in the past six years through sector-specific interventions, focused export promotion initiatives, and quick resolution of issues.
Mar 07, 2019
Govt reforms creating new livelihoods; eight sectors to add over 10 cr jobs by 2025: CIIThe recent reforms ushered in by the government are creating new livelihoods across existing and emerging sectors, with eight segments of the economy alone expected to create over 10 crore jobs by 2025, CII said on Thursday
Feb 07, 2019
Union textiles minister Smriti Irani says govt will identify powerloom clusters, launches project 'India Size'The government is going to go ahead in a big way for skilling of powerloom sector, in synergy with CMAI, Irani said
Jan 08, 2019
Silkworms fed with graphene make super-strong silk threads that conduct electricityScientists experimented with graphene in the diets of silkworms to make stronger, conductive silk.
Dec 07, 2018
Connecting Threads: Exhibition traces textile histories and practices in contemporary Indian artJuxtaposed with the textile collection at Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum, the exhibition re-looks at the narratives invoked by a range of contemporary artists.
Sep 28, 2018
Sui Dhaaga: From Chikankari to Phulkari, a look into India's embroidery stylesEmbroidery, practised all across India from the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu to Kashmir, is one of India’s traditional and under-appreciated professions
Aug 18, 2018
Minimum Support Price: Centre's move to hike MSPs makes industries dependent on agrarian produce vulnerableThe hike in minimum support prices (MSP) presents a very real problem for industries dependent on agricultural produce such as textiles and food processing.
Aug 08, 2018
National Handloom Development Corp unearths 'irregularities' worth Rs 200 cr; refers case to CBIOn National Handloom Day on Tuesday, hundreds of weavers held protests at the NHDC headquarters in Greater Noida, demanding payment of outstanding dues and resumption of yarn supply.
Aug 07, 2018
Government doubles import duty on 328 textile items to 20% to boost domestic manufacturingThe government had last month doubled import duty on over 50 textile products -- including jackets, suits and carpets -- to 20 percent, a move that is aimed at promoting domestic manufacturing.
Aug 06, 2018
Finance ministry to notify import duty hike on 300 textile products to boost domestic manufacturingThe duties could be enhanced to 20 percent on products like certain fabrics, garments and man-made fibres. Currently, the duty ranges between 5-10 percent.