October 6, 2014
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July 26, 2014
Customer turnout likely to go up from Friday. Sales of ‘tasbi’ (prayer beads), caps, dates, miswak (teeth-cleaning twig) and scarves have also gone up. The cost of these articles ranges from Rs. 60 to Rs. 2,000, say shopkeepers.
June 17, 2014
Plans to double exports in the current year
March 31, 2014
India’s cotton production this year is projected to be 376 lakh bales (170 kg each) — 15 lakh bales higher than the earlier estimates — on account of better yields in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtr...
March 20, 2014
The translucent Ponduru Khadi, the finest variety among other textiles, continues to be on the wish list for many. "The material is expensive but gets brighter with every wash.
March 12, 2014
Inspections of Bangladesh garment factories under a new safety initiative have found cracked support beams, extra floors apparently built without a permit and exposed electrical cables chewed by r...
December 5, 2013
Anusha from Manamathi village off East Coast Road spends nearly 14 hours daily away from home on travel and work at a garment unit in Mahindra City, Chengalpet. After all her effort, she earns mer...
November 7, 2013
The financial situation of garment manufacturers is expected to improve during 2013-14, mainly driven by growing demand from importing markets, depreciating rupee and structural changes in competi...
September 25, 2013
The government was contemplating legislation towards making the workers of a firm its future shareholders, Union Minister for Textiles K. Sambasiva Rao has said.Inaugurating National Textil...
September 21, 2013
Authorities in Bangladesh on Saturday ordered temporary shutdown of nearly 300 garment factories as several thousand workers took to the streets demanding higher wages.
Officials and repo...
August 22, 2014
Plans to open about 40 franchise-operated Gap stores in five years; the first stores are expected to open in Mumbai and Delhi in mid-2015. »
July 2, 2014
This will be possible only if there is an attitudinal change among power loom weavers, say owners. Tirupur Stakeholders Forum website says entrepreneurial skills of the people, coupled with hard work and commitment to job made the city grow in leaps and bounds.
April 2, 2014
Online retail reached $ 12.6 billion (Rs 62,967 crore) in the country last year, an annual increase of 32.63 per cent, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said. In 2012, it was $ 9.5...
March 21, 2014
With market survey, finance management and bank linkage as the core topics covered, about 25 participants were able to find solutions for their multiple queries.
March 19, 2014
Khadi shops are teeming with politicians and their supporters. The sales double during summer compared to normal days. The business volume would be Rs. 10,000 per day during summer. »
January 4, 2014
Spinning mill workers from Madathukulam and Udumalpet taluks, belonging to CITU- affiliated Tirupur District Textile Workers Union, staged a demonstration in Udumalpet demanding implementation of f...
November 19, 2013
The UN body’s report came after a series of disasters in the garment factories, including the Rana Plaza factory complex collapse that killed 1,135 people in one of the world’s worst industrial accidents.
October 18, 2013
Premium apparel maker Allen Solly is expected to earn Rs. 650 crore revenue, a 40 per cent growth this fiscal, owing to new customer-centric initiatives, according to Sooraj Bhat, Brand Head . »
September 25, 2013
The District Congress Committee (DCC) president has urged the Union Minister for Textiles to ease the stringent norms involved in the implementation of the special package announced by the Central...
September 20, 2013
The Cabinet on Friday approved the continuation of a cluster development scheme for the power loom sector aimed at assisting entrepreneurs to set up world-class units.
“The Cabinet Commit...