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India has overtaken Germany and Italy in textile exports: Textiles Secretary

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 15:03

India is performing exceedingly well in the textiles and handicrafts sector at the global level, outstripping both Germany and Italy, in terms of export revenue turnarounds, said Union Textiles Secretary Zohra Chatterjee.

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.

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.

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.

N&S GAIA at the Lakme Fashion Week by Sidharth Sinha

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:18

Sidharth Sinha of N&S GAIA made his debut on day three of the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week, Friday 14th March 2014

Make a difference at any age

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 10:04

The fact that no matter how old she is, nothing can stop a woman on a mission as Suraiya Hasan Bose and Ratnamala both prove.

'Textiles fair generates Rs 425 cr business this year'

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 20:50

This year, over 200 exhibitors showcased a wide variety of products -- apparels, made-ups, home textiles, fashion accessories, carpets, rugs and bags, according to organisers.

Making high fashion of traditional craft

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 17:24

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.

Govt plans to raise outlay by Rs 700 cr for tech textiles

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 18:57

To promote technical textile sector, the government plans to increase fund outlay for various schemes to over Rs 700-crore during the 12th Five-Year Plan, a central minister said Saturday.

Govt sets textiles exports target at $43 bn for FY'14

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 15:45

The government on Wednesday said it has raised textiles exports target to USD 43 billion for the current fiscal from USD 32 billion in the last year.

Govt raises textiles export target to $43 bn for FY'14

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 19:35

The US and Europe account for over 65 percent of India's total textiles exports.

Textiles export growth flat at $7.8 bn in Apr-Jun qtr

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 18:28

India's export of textiles and clothing remained almost the same year-on-year at USD 7.79 billion in the April-June quarter this fiscal, Parliament was informed Monday.