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Handloom exhibition in Delhi

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 20:15

An array of Indian textiles and a demonstration to show the process behind the making of handlooms, are on display at an exhibition that began here Saturday.

J&K govt provides insurance cover to over 44,000 weavers

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 17:16

Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said it has provided insurance cover to 44,714 weavers in the handloom sector in the state.

Northeast arts and crafts fest underway in Delhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 08:52

In an effort to bring the culture, music, food and fashion of the north-eastern states of the country to Delhi, the second edition of the North East Fest is underway in the capital.

Mini Mathur and Salman`s sister to launch a glitzy handloom sari range

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 12:57

Mini Mathur, considered one of the most stylishly dressed celebrities in Mumbai`s social circuit, has created an exclusive range of 15 handloom saris.

Weaves from Seven Sisters to wow Kolkata

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 09:10

Exotic prints and weaves of the north-eastern states, blended with West Bengal`s `kantha` will be showcased here during a week-long exhibition beginning Friday.

Making high fashion of traditional craft

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 08:42

Offering fashionistas a taste of indigenous textiles, an exhibition beginning Sep 6 in the West Bengal capital will showcase hand-woven furnishings and sarees sourced from weavers across the country.

Andhra Pradesh govt to bring policy paper on handloom sector

Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012, 18:30

Andhra Pradesh Government will come out with a policy paper and action plan to improve the condition of handloom sector in the state, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said on Saturday.

Odisha to set up State Museum of Handicrafts & Handloom

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 20:59

The proposed Museum would be built at a cost of Rs 12 crore over 12.68 acres at Gandamunda on the outskirt of the state capital.

TN allots Rs 7.54 crore for setting up Handloom and Silk Park

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 15:52

Tamil Nadu government Saturday allocated Rs 7.54 crore for establishing Arignar Anna Handloom and Silk Park in Kancheepuram district under the Integrated Textile Park Project (ITPP).

NABARD to launch Rs 3,884 cr scheme for handloom sector

Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 21:55

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Friday said it would launch a new scheme with an outlay of Rs 3,884 crore for the benefit of the domestic handloom sector.

Cabinet approves Rs 2,350 cr package for handloom weavers

Last Updated: Sunday, December 18, 2011, 23:01

The Cabinet on Sunday approved a Rs 2,350 crore package for crisis-ridden handloom weavers, mostly concentrated in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.

Celebs to touch glamour to handloom expo

Last Updated: Sunday, December 18, 2011, 13:11

The Manipur Handlooms and Handicrafts Development Corporation is planning to organise a fashion show in the city in March to showcase the artisans` work of the north-eastern region.