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Texprocil seeks scrapping of import duty on textile machinery

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:09

Texprocil submitted pre-budget memorandum to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

'Textile exports set to touch $50 bn mark this fiscal'

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 19:37

Textile exports are set to touch USD 50-billion mark in the current fiscal, Union Textiles Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said Monday.

Govt may hike incentives for textile sector to boost exports

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 19:15

The government is expected to increase incentives for the labour-intensive textiles industry in the forthcoming Budget to boost sector's exports and manufacturing.

India world's second largest textiles exporter: UN Comtrade

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 19:49

Currently, India exports textiles worth USD 40.2 billion, while the total global textiles exports stand at USD 772 billion, with India commanding 5.2 percent of the share.

Come out with an integrated textile policy, say mills

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 20:48

With prices of yarn and cotton maintaining stability, textile mills in this region on Saturday appealed to the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government to announce comprehensive textile policy to achieve envisaged growth rate.

Will promote Brand India abroad: Textiles Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 15:04

New Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar today said he would work towards promoting Brand India abroad and boosting country's textile exports.

Pakistani textile brand launches new line for Indian market

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 15:47

Lala, one of Pakistan`s premier textile brand, has launched its latest collection of handwoven suits by designers Sana and Samia Macrame in India.

Electronic fabric that changes colours in seconds created

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 21:01

It`s not a science fiction, but real. A Budapest-based textile designer has come up with a brilliant creation - an interactive electronic fabric that can change colours on hearing sound or when touched in a research called `Chromosonic`.

CBI initiates inquiry against fmr NTC Chairman

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 22:53

CBI started an inquiry against a former Chairman-cum-Managing Director of National Textile Corporation for alleged fraudulent sale of prime property in a posh area of Mumbai at throwaway prices to a private company.

Suspend work in textile dying, printing units in Pali: NGT

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:29

National Green Tribunal today ordered suspension of work in textile dying and printing units in Pali district that were operating without Consent to Operate from the Rajasthan Pollution Control Board.

Govt extends export duty benefit to few sectors

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 16:04

The government has extended export duty benefits to certain labour intensive sectors including textiles and leather, a move that will help boost shipments to markets like the US and the European Union nations.

Textile to improve in 2014 on rising export demand: Report

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 20:18

The textile sector in the country is expected to witness improvement as the export demand has begun to pick up, according to Dun & Bradstreet India.