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Rural women in Nagaland promote traditional artwork Jul 18, 3:35 pm
Kohima, July 18 (ANI): A group of women in Nagaland has been working to promote rural handicrafts and artwork and provides training in weaving to womenfolk and also helps them market their produce to make them self-reliant.
President presents National Awards, Shilp Guru Awards and Sant Kabir Awards for 2011 Artisans Jul 1, 6:49 pm
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday that concerted and collective steps at multiple levels should be taken to safeguard handicrafts and handlooms in the long term.
Tourism festival begins in the Valley Jun 22, 11:02 am
Srinagar, June 22 (ANI): A nine day long Kashmir tourism festival began here on Saturday to attract tourists by showcasing the heritage, handicrafts, folk music, cultural programmes and other traditional activities of Kashmir.
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): 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.
Youth provide employment in Tripura through bamboo workshop May 30, 6:10 pm
Katlamara, (Tripura), May 30 (ANI): A group of unemployed youth launched Bamboo Enterprises United (BENU), a handicraft workshop and community facility centre in Katlamara village in 2004 has been providing employment to many people in the village.
Youth in Tripura revives bamboo industry, drive ahead employment May 20, 4:54 pm
Katlamara (Tripura), May 20 (ANI): Youth in Tripura has revived bamboo industry, which once flourished under their forefathers, generating employment and driving ahead local economy.
India Show in Hong Kong showcases prowess in textile, clothing, handicraft and household goods sector Apr 29, 3:40 pm
New Delhi, Apr.29 (ANI): India's potential in sectors like textiles, clothing, handicrafts and household goods sector is being showcased at the "India Show" being held concurrently with the Hong Kong Spring Fair.
Chaiwallahs, autodrivers, handicraft workers have benefitted from Gujarat's economy model: Modi(ANI Exclusive Interview) Apr 16, 11:20 pm
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Apr.16 (ANI): Chaiwallahs, autodrivers and handicraft workers have benefitted from the economy model pursued by the Gujarat Government led by him, said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
Manipur youth receive training in the making of bamboo products Mar 22, 11:53 am
Imphal, Mar.22 (ANI): About 30 trainees are undergoing a month residential artisans' training programme on bamboo handicrafts and furniture at the Naoremthong Laishram Khulem Leikai Community Hall in Imphal.
Srinagar, March 10 (ANI): The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) organised the fifth International Buyer Seller meet in a bid to promote indigenous handicraft and handloom products in the international market.
CBI court convicts Mumbai businessman for fraud Feb 19, 4:18 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): A CBI special court in Mumbai has convicted Sanjiv Ramesh Sharma, then proprietor of a private firm and sentenced him to undergo four years rigorous imprisonment for causing an alleged loss of Rs.1.02 crore to Handicraft and Handloom Export Corporation of India Ltd. (HHEC).
Surajkund Craft Mela attracts huge crowd on last day Feb 16, 4:10 pm
Faridabad, Feb.16 (ANI): The Surajkund Mela at Faridabad ended on a promising note as it opened doors for global markets and provided craftsmen an opportunity to showcase variety of ethnically diverse handicrafts, handloom products and cuisines along with participants from various nations.
Visitors crowd traditional handicrafts fair in Vizag Feb 15, 3:43 pm
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Feb.15 (ANI): A vast variety of exquisite, traditional artefacts by artisans from across India is attracting a steady stream of visitors to an ongoing handicraft fair in Visakhapatnam, which started from February 14.
Fair exhibiting traditional artefacts concludes in Agartala Jan 17, 7:34 pm
Agartala (Tripura), Jan.17 (ANI): A vast variety of exquisite, traditional artefacts by more than 300 artisans and craftsperson from 10 states attracted a steady stream of visitors on the concluding day of an annual handicraft fair in Tripura capital Agartala.
West Bengal handicraft expo attracts huge crowds in Siliguri Dec 30, 9:19 pm
Sliguri (West Bengal), Dec.30, (ANI): The West Bengal State Handicraft Expo held here attracted a steady stream of visitors who were engrossed by the the vast variety of exquisite, traditional artifacts manufactured by more than 400 artisans from across West Bengal.
Rampur hosts handicrafts fair Nov 12, 4:46 pm
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov.12 (ANI): Visitors are thronging the much-awaited 'Lavi Fair' (trade fair) in Rampur, Himachal Pradesh.
Jorhat, Nov 2 (ANI): In an endeavor to impart skills to uneducated youth, mainly school drop outs to help them become self-reliant, a bamboo handicraft workshop was recently organized in Assam's Jorhat district.
Jaipur hosts three-day handicrafts fair Aug 18, 8:22 pm
Jaipur, Aug. 18 (ANI): Rajasthan capital Jaipur is playing host to a three-day handicrafts fair, in which over 125 artists are taking part.
Shimla, July 13 (ANI): The northeast has a rich and varied handicraft tradition. Recently, craftsmen from the region received much appreciation for their products in Shimla, where they participated in a trade expo.
Jorhat (Assam), June 28 (ANI): Local artisans and craftsmen are participating in an annual handicrafts exhibition in Jorhat, Assam, and are also able to sell their products to customers directly.
Imphal, May 24 (ANI): Manipur has rich and unique handicrafts and handloom tradition, and most women here are engaged in weaving. In order to facilitate skill development and empower women, the Shintha Handloom and Handicraft Centre has been imparting training to them.
Youth get training to make bamboo products in Sikkim May 24, 2:00 pm
Gangtok, May 24 (ANI): Bamboo handicrafts are not just an integral part of Sikkim's cultural matrix, but also contribute significantly to the state's economy.
Chennai hosts northeast crafts fair Apr 5, 3:58 pm
Chennai, Apr 5 (ANI): Handicrafts and handloom items from the northeast are gaining popularity in southern parts of the country. And in an effort to further promote them, a handicraft fair is being held in Chennai.
Siliguri, Apr 3 (ANI): A handicrafts fair in Siliguri provided a platform to rural artisans to promote and showcase their traditional products, attracting many visitors from across the state.
Surajkund, Feb 2 (ANI): The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 27th Surajkund International Crafts Mela at Surajkund today.
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