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Rural women in Manipur learn weaving skills to become self-reliant Oct 22, 11:16 pm
Imphal, Oct.22 (ANI): Manipur has a rich and unique tradition of handloom and handicraft. The government and private sector entities are giving emphasis to promote the sector and generate employment opportunities for the rural women in the state.
Northeast promotes itself as potential tourist destination Oct 2, 4:23 pm
Kohima, Oct. 2 (ANI): Rich scenic beauty, exotic flora and fauna, delicious cuisines, indigenous arts and handicrafts. the northeastern states of India have a lot to offer to every visitor. The tourism potential of the region is largely untapped.
Guwahati, Aug.22 (ANI): The northeast region has a rich legacy of handloom and handicraft work, and in order to promote and provide a platform to the artisans to reach out to the market, the North Eastern Development Finance Corporation (NEDFI) organized the Northeast Craft Carnival 2015 here recently.
Textiles Ministry to launch week-long Jashn-e-Azaadi handicrafts exhibition-cum sale Aug 10, 9:27 am
New Delhi, Aug.10 (ANI): The Ministry of Textiles in collaboration with Indian Handicrafts and the office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) will today inaugurate the Jashn-e-Azaadi, Handicrafts Exhibition-Cum Sale at the Dilli Haat in South Delhi on Monday.
Bamboo, cane work generates jobs in Manipur Jul 24, 1:08 pm
Imphal, July 24 (ANI): Manipur has a rich and unique handicraft tradition and a large number of people in the state have taken up this work to become self-employed.
Manipur Govt. promoting handicraft for employment of women May 7, 10:28 pm
Imphal, May 7 (ANI): The Manipur government and private sector entities are giving emphasis on promoting handicraft and generating employment opportunities for the rural women of the state.
Handicraft expo gives boost to small-scale artisans in Kerala Mar 12, 1:22 pm
Kochi, Mar. 12 (ANI): A handicraft expo is being organised in Kerala's Kochi city to promote traditional arts and crafts.
Handicraft expo attracts customers in Tripura Mar 10, 10:08 am
Agartala, Mar. 10 (ANI): A large number of people gathered at the Purbasha ground here to buy exquisite handloom and handicraft products from artisans and weavers from various parts of the country.
India connects SAARC nations through cultural fair Feb 7, 1:17 pm
New Delhi, Feb.7 (ANI): The 29th Suraj Kund International Mela brings in artisans from SAARC nations to show case rich cultural diversity, handicrafts and handlooms.
Surajkund Mela kicks off in Haryana Feb 1, 6:24 pm
Surajkund, (Haryana), Feb. 1 (ANI): The famous Surajkund Mela which showcases variety of ethnically diverse handicrafts, handloom products and cuisines and has foreign nations participating, kick started in Haryana on Sunday.
Delhi to host four-day tribal food festival Jan 13, 4:44 pm
New Delhi, Jan.13 (ANI): A tribal food festival will be organized by the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) on behalf of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs at Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhawan here from January 16 to 19.
Jorhat/ Agartala, Jan. 10 (ANI): The north-east region is known for its rich arts and handicrafts. The artisans in the region are getting direct contact with the customers during the various fairs which help them to boost their business potential.
Agartala, Nov. 22 (ANI): Natural beauty, wildlife, handicraft, culture and food - the northeast region boasts abundant vibrancy and diversity to attract domestic and foreign tourists. With the decline in insurgent activities, the region is witnessing a rise in tourist inflows.
Manipur artisans work towards preserving traditional handicrafts Oct 25, 11:58 am
Imphal, Oct. 25 (ANI): Longjam Hemolata Devi, 47, a weaver from Kwakeithel Mayaikoibi Chabungbam Leikai, is one of the few artisans involved in making Shaphee Lanphee- a rare traditional handicraft of Manipur embroidered with meaningful motifs.
Lifestyle expo 'Aalishan' brings Pak culture to India Sep 14, 1:02 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 14 (ANI): Lifestyle expo 'Aalishan Pakistan' saw both the exhibitors and shoppers in high spirits on day three of the exhibition, being held in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Shoppers came in huge numbers to purchase Pakistani garments, accessories, home decor essentials, footwear, handicrafts, and jewellery.
Delhi promotes Afghan craftsmanship Sep 11, 2:45 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 11 (ANI): An ongoing handicrafts exhibition in New Delhi is creating ample opportunities for Afghan craftsmen.
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.
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