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National Handloom Day
India  /  Published 07.08.22

PM bats for handloom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged youngsters associated with the world of startups to take part in the handloom startup grand challenge, underlining that it was an excellent opportunity to ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.08.22

Weaves old and new: Kolkata designers championing handloom fabrics

According to Ratul, the excitement for handloom fabrics has increased now because younger people now are looking for exclusive garments — clothes that cater to their changing lives and can be wo...
By Udita Chakraborty

News  /  Published 05.08.22

National honour for Bengal’s Tantuja

She also congratulated the nine weavers selected to get the national design and marketing award known as the Sant Kabir award and the National Weavers award. Tantuja was established in 1954 by the We...
By My Kolkata & PTI

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.21

Reviving the dying looms

On National Handloom Day, the Centre set a stiff target for the textile ministry by calling for quadrupling handloom export to 10,000 crore and doubling production in the next three years. This vision...
By Amar Patnaik

Style  /  Published 19.08.21

Anavila Misra gets candid about her linen sarees & more

You are very well known for your love affair with linen that has also extended into generations of people loving linen saris — younger people, older people, everyone alike. And you have also ext...
By Anannya Sarkar

Business  /  Published 08.08.21

Lofty target for handloom

Textiles minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday set an ambitious goal of increasing handloom exports four-fold to Rs 10,000 crore and of doubling production to Rs 1.25 lakh crore in the next three years. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.08.20

Threadbare: Death of handloom boards

Uncovering the truth involves looking deep below the surface. The fact that the Union textiles ministry quietly scrapped the All India Handloom Board and the All India Handicrafts Board, and changed t...
By The Editorial Board


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