Updated : 1 week, 5 days ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) Feb 3 (ANI): Handloom weavers from Odisha who bring out the exquisite Sambalpuri saree are struggling to make ends meet as cheaper fake replicas flood the market and pose a threat to their livelihood. Additionally, these weavers face an uphill task wit
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Jan 05 (ANI): The 11-day annual Sisir Saras Mela, an initiative by the Ministry of Rural Development, kicked off on Friday.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
Bishnupur (Manipur) [India], Nov 12 (ANI): North East's first 'floating water handloom huts' were inaugurated at Loktak Lake in Bishnupur district of Manipur on Sunday.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 1 (ANI): As the Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out completed one year today, handloom workers from Gorakhpur on Sunday shared problems they have been facing since the implementation of the indirect tax.
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Jatni (Odisha) [India], May 6 (ANI): Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, on Sunday opined that skill development should be undertaken in the handloom, handicraft, textiles and tourism sectors of Odisha, as it would help in enhancing the state's s
Updated : 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 16 (ANI): It seems like handspun cottons, khadis, silks and techniques like kalamkari, jamdhani and ikats have suddenly lurched into the limelight after several years of being relegated to niche pockets.
Updated : 10 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Leh (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr. 6 (ANI): The handloom department, established in 1966 in Leh district, imparts training to unemployed youth in various handloom activities.
Updated : 1 year ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Feb 1 (ANI): As the day finally arrives for the Finance Minister to present the Union Budget, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has emerged as the main concern among retailers, who expect a relaxation in the tax slabs across various product categories.
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Nov 10 (ANI-BusinessWire India): In India, both the handloom weaver and the farmer come from the same background, both have many parallels or identical conditions that they face for their livelihood. The farmer gets empathy and benefits; the handloom weaver get
Imphal (Manipur) [India] November 9 (ANI): The handloom industry of Manipur has played a pivotal role in supporting the state's economic sustenance.
Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Nov. 1 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Handlooms are nothing new to India. An age old tradition of making cloth by spinning and weaving since historical times, handloom has been the backbone of a vast number of the rural populace for their livelihood, till date.
Imphal (Manipur) [India] October 26 (ANI): Indigenous handloom has been associated in the history of Manipur, since the ancestral times and the province's rich handloom products received global attention.