No Bangladesh garment factory totally safe: Labour group

Safety overhauls of Bangladesh`s garment factories were running behind schedule and none were considered totally safe two years after the Rana Plaza disaster, a global labour group said Thursday.

Regional handlooms textile exhibition begins

 Hand-painted pattachitra-based textiles, tribal kotpad weaves, jamdani and chanderi sarees, hand-knit crochet garments, and an array of embroideries are on display at an exhibition here that began on Thursday.

Nigeria releases 70 Chinese arrested for illegally living

They were arrested for their involvement in illegal textile trade, and for taking jobs that belonged to local Nigerians, said the chief of the immigration department in Kano.

Textile tycoon`s son acquitted in 2006 rape case

A Mumbai court Wednesday acquitted Abhishek Kasliwal, the scion of a city-based textile tycoon, in a 2006 rape case for lack of evidence and the prosecution`s failure to prove the case.

Textile technology facelift scheme runs into fund deficit

The government`s popular technology
upgrading scheme has run into fund deficit following an
overwhelming demand from the industry for subsidy on capital
cost for modernising operations.