National Handloom Day

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

Yash Chopra contributed a lot to Indian cinema: Varun Dhawan

Actor Varun Dhawan, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film "Sui Dhaaga - Made In India" under the Yash Raj Films's banner, says that the late veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra contributed a lot to Indian cinema.

Aug 11, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

Sui Dhaaga logo made in 15 different art forms

From the east, the film's logo has been made in Pipli style from Odisha and handloom work from Assam, Kantha stitch work from West Bengal.

Aug 07, 2018, 06:31 AM IST

Tamil Nadu to formulate new integrated textile policy, says Chief Minister K Palaniswami

The scheme of supplying sarees and dhotis to beneficiaries free of cost during the harvest festival of Pongal in January provided employment to weavers throughout the year as they are procured from them.

Aug 07, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

IMG-Reliance collaborates with Ministry of Textiles

IMG Reliance, which is a joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and IMG Worldwide (IMG), has collaborated with the Minstry of Textiles to empower handloom weavers community in India.

Aug 19, 2016, 16:14 PM IST

National Handloom Day: PM Modi, ministers urge people to use use ‘eco friendly’ handloom products

On National Handloom Day on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other ministers urged citizens to use more handloom products in their daily lives.

Aug 07, 2016, 14:08 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

PM greets Chennai audience in Tamil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday greeted by a thunderous applause as he prefaced his speech here with Tamil greeting 'vanakam' and said he was glad to be in Tamil Nadu to meet the people.

Aug 07, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi meets Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa in Chennai

In a pleasant gesture seen in the the backdrop of the NDA's push to garner support for its key economic reforms bills in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at her Poes Garden residence.

Aug 07, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Handloom a potent tool to fight poverty, says PM Narendra Modi

Modi also stressed upon making handloom the centre piece of fashion for India and the World.

Aug 07, 2015, 12:51 PM IST

Jayalalithaa receives Narendra Modi at Chennai airport; PM to launch 1st National Handloom Day

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, Friday, received Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Chennai airport.

Aug 07, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

PM Modi to Unveil 'India Handloom' Brand today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the first National Handloom Day on Friday at an event in Chennai and will also unveil the 'India Handloom' brand for better market positioning of quality products.


Aug 07, 2015, 07:46 AM IST

Security tightened in Chennai for PM Narendra Modi's visit

Security has been tightened here in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit here on Friday to launch the first National Handloom Day.

Aug 06, 2015, 18:31 PM IST