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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.
Handicraft heritage on display at 13-day fair in Bhubaneshwar Dec 25, 6:20 pm
Bhubaneshwar, Dec. 25 (ANI): A 13-day handicrafts fair, 'Toshali', drew hordes of visitors in Bhubaneshwar, where artisans from different parts of the country and abroad are exhibiting their works.
Srinagar, Dec 14 (ANI): Youth in Jammu and Kashmir launched a shopping portal to facilitate handicrafts business and popularize 'Wazwan' the traditional cuisine of Kashmir.
New Delhi, Nov. 28 (ANI): Tourists from all over the world visit Rajasthan to experience the land - marvel at the legends of maharajas, the expansive desert sands, exotic wildlife and colorful festivity. Deeply steeped in tradition, Rajasthan is a repository of amazing handicrafts, which bear the hallmark of excellent workmanship and superb quality and command sizeable markets worldwide. Indeed, Rajasthan is a treasure trove of delightful products made by gifted hands-Textiles, Ready-mades. Paintings, Blue Pottery, Marble ware and more and all of these are showcased in the Rajasthan Pavilion of India International Trade Fare (IITF)-2012 held here.
New Delhi, Nov.19 (ANI): Visitors flocked in large numbers to pavilions and stalls of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) member countries to buy dry fruits, spices and handicrafts at the 32nd India International Trade Fair in New Delhi over the weekend.
'Role of handicrafts and handlooms for generating income, employment cannot be overemphasized: Mukherjee Nov 9, 6:35 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 9 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called for constant endeavours to get handlooms and handicrafts access to markets within India and abroad to fully harness the inherent potential of the artisans and weavers.
J-K Government issues credit cards to artisans to boost handicraft, handloom sectors. Oct 29, 2:24 pm
Srinagar, Oct 29 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government has issued credit cards to artisans with an aim to provide impetus to the state's handicraft handloom sectors.
Chennai hosts crafts fair to promote north-east artisans Oct 24, 5:59 pm
Chennai, Oct. 24 (ANI): Chennai is hosting a crafts fair for artisans from the north east under the aegis of the Northeastern Handicrafts and Handloom Development Corporation.
Nedfi promotes handloom and handicraft industry in northeast Aug 30, 7:43 pm
Bomdila (Arunachal Pradesh), Aug 30 (ANI): Realising that handloom and handicrafts is the second largest industry in the northeast region and employs large number of artisans, the North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NEDFi) is making all possible efforts to promote them and help them establish a market.
Computer-aided design centre opens in Arunachal Pradesh Aug 26, 11:12 am
Naharlagun (Arunachal Pradesh) Aug. 26 (ANI): The first computer aided design center (CADC) for the empowerment of rural artisans and weavers in Arunachal Pradesh was inaugurated by state Textile and Handicrafts and Industries Minister
Ten-day exhibition to revive regional art held in Guwahati Aug 22, 5:39 pm
Jaipur, Aug.12 (ANI): Handicraft exporters in Rajasthan have started exploring opportunities in the corporate gifting industry by enhancing the quality of handmade items and by promoting local craftsmen.
Jaipur handicraft fair draws huge crowd Aug 11, 6:41 pm
Jaipur, Aug.11 (ANI): Hundreds of traders from across India are flocking to a handicraft fair in Jaipur, Rajasthan, where items from the region are a major draw them and customers.
Centre launches import-export facility in Srinagar Jul 16, 5:32 pm
Srinagar, July 16 (ANI): The central government issued the Import Export Code (IEC) to boost the export of the goods here recently, leaving handicraft exporters and artisans happy.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): While cognitive training including puzzles, handicrafts and life skills are known for reducing the risk and slowing down the progress of dementia amongst the elderly, researchers have now shown that it may also improve reasoning, memory, language and hand eye co-ordination of healthy, older adults.
Guwahati hosts handloom and handicraft fair Mar 16, 4:06 pm
Guwahati, Mar 16 (ANI): A three-day handloom festival was recently organized in Guwahati under the aegis of Khadi Village Industries Board of Arunachal Pradesh in association with North East Institute of Fashion Technology with participants from eight states of the region showcasing their products
Siliguri holds handicraft fair Jan 3, 4:30 pm
Siliguri, Jan 3 (ANI): More than 700 artisans from across all the districts of West Bengal participated in the handicraft fair displaying vast variety of their traditional work.
Sikkim empowering women through toy making Dec 10, 4:34 pm
Gangtok, Dec 10 (ANI): The Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms which is under the aegis of the Ministry of Development of the North East Region (DONER) organised a special toy making training programme in Kolkata for the women.
Tihar jail inmates' products woo customers at trade fair Nov 18, 3:41 pm
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The stall set up by inmates of Tihar jail at International Trade Fair in New Delhi witnessed heavy footfalls, as visitors were delighted to buy handicrafts and savouries at reasonable prices.
India International Trade Fair opens at Delhi's Pragati Maidan Nov 14, 7:46 pm
New Delhi, Nov.14 (ANI): Indian handicrafts from all across the country and products made by small and medium enterprises will be major attractions at the 31st India International Trade Fair that began in New Delhi today.
Rajasthan's Pushkar annual camel fair draws foreign tourists Nov 10, 5:36 pm
Pushkar (Rajasthan), Nov.10 (ANI): Foreign tourists arrived in large numbers at India's largest cattle and camel fair in the town of Pushkar in Rajasthan amidst tight security on Wednesday.
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