On National Handloom Day, Kangana Ranaut urges people to choose vocal for local!

The actress has always spoken about her love for ethics and Indian outfits and design. Also, she has been spotted wearing handloom collection sarees on multiple occasions.

Aug 07, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath approves draft of new industrial policy

Yogi Adityanath had gone through the key points of the 'UP Industrial Investment and Employment Promotion Policy-2017' yesterday.

Jun 09, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Exhibition showcasing Indian handicrafts, handloom held in Kuwait

An exhibition showcasing Indian handicrafts and handloom items like hand-made carpets, wood and brass show pieces has been held in Kuwait by the Indian Embassy to boost the export of such products.

Oct 26, 2016, 14:06 PM IST

Mizoram launches new policy to boost agri-based economy

The Mizoram government has launched a New Economic Development Policy (NEDP) to boost the state`s agriculture-based economy, develop rural infrastructure and to raise livelihood of the people.

Oct 02, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Increase life of your silks in simple ways

Learn how to increase the life of silk cloth!

Apr 09, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Steps needed to ensure handloom weavers get rightful wage: PM Modi

Making a strong pitch for the handloom industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for steps to promote it globally as well as ensure that weavers are paid their rightful wages.

Aug 07, 2015, 23:55 PM IST

Tamil Nadu weaver charms PM Modi with wall hanging of national icons

A weaver impressed Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his cotton zari wall hanging, crafted on a theme of nationalism, and he was praised for his brilliance and creativity.

Aug 07, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

Weavers are artists, not mere handloom workers: Varun Bahl

Ace designer Varun Bahl, who is part of an initiative to revive the heritage of the Indian textile industry and employment for the Banaras weavers, believes the weavers' craft goes beyond just handloom work.

Jun 12, 2015, 20:46 PM IST

Lahore gets its first Khaadi HOME outlet

Pakistani handloom brand Khaadi HOME has opened its first ever standalone retail outlet here, offering a complete range of home textile products featuring furniture, bedding and accessories items.

Jun 08, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

Handloom linked to culture, needs to be preserved: Designer Ramam

 India's handloom sector is attached to culture, sentiment and emotion, along with the livelihood of thousands of craftsmen, whose work needs to be preserved, says designer Anuradha Ramam.

May 10, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

New handloom act will mean death for handloom industry: Ritu Kumar

 Talk of a change in the Handloom Reservation Act, which has since 1985 protected handloom weaves from being copied by machine-made and powerloom competitors, has got veteran designer Ritu Kumar worried about the plight of millions of India's weavers who are already fighting for their livelihood.

May 03, 2015, 15:55 PM IST

Vidya Balan wants to popularise handloom

Actress Vidya Balan, who often flaunts traditional Indian weaves, says she feels strongly for the dying art of handloom in the country and would like to spread awareness about weavers' work.

Mar 20, 2015, 21:16 PM IST

Rare Weaves of India

Read on to find out how three exclusive weaves get a new lease of life

Sep 04, 2014, 14:00 PM IST

Handloom exhibition in Delhi

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.

Apr 12, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh govt to bring policy paper on handloom sector

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.

Oct 20, 2012, 18:30 PM IST

Odisha to set up State Museum of Handicrafts & Handloom

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.

Jul 30, 2012, 20:59 PM IST

Textiles ministry mulls sops for handloom

The Textiles Ministry on Monday said it will hold talks with its commerce counterpart for sops to the labour-intensive handloom and handicraft industries.

Dec 21, 2009, 14:54 PM IST