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Posted On: July 07th, 2017 10:19 AM By Super User

Gandhinagar, June 30 (IANS) “Symphony of Weaves”, a fashion show curated and produced by IMG Reliance Industries Ltd on the opening day of Textiles India 2017 at Mahatma Mandir here on Friday, was a unique fashion presentation celebrating the

Posted On: July 07th, 2017 09:38 AM By Super User

Goods and Services Tax is one of the toughest of the economic reforms that this government has initiated and it is being touted as the 'greatest' by the government.

Posted On: July 07th, 2017 09:33 AM By Super User

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member Ananda Bhaskar Rapolu on Friday wrote to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley appealing for immediate review and reversal of GST proposals on handlooms and powerlooms raw material and

Posted On: July 07th, 2017 09:28 AM By Super User

Srikakulam: Hand loom cloth industry and weavers are about to face tough times with imposition of 5 percent GST. At present plight of hand looms is not satisfactory as they have no sufficient market and demand but needs hard work and more labour.

Posted On: July 07th, 2017 09:21 AM By Super User

Pithapuram: Opposing the GST, the weavers on Wednesday observed a bandh in Gollaprolu and took out a massive rally in Tatiparti. Weavers came onto the streets sensitising workers on the tax and raised slogans against the Centre and the GST policy.

Posted On: July 03rd, 2017 07:19 AM By Super User

SURAT: Nobody wants the goods and services tax in the country's largest man-made fabric (MMF) wholesale market. The roughly 70,000 textile traders in Goodluck Textile Market here have refused to register for GST, and the Rs 35,000-crore MMF sector

Posted On: July 03rd, 2017 07:14 AM By Super User

Surat: Synthetic and Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC), the apex body of man-made fabric (MMF) sector, has appealed to textile traders not to resort to strike and approach the Centre with their legitimate demands to resolve the issue

Posted On: July 03rd, 2017 07:09 AM By Super User

Hon'ble Minister KT Rama Rao and Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan, inaugurated the Digital Resource Centre at the Tourism Complex in Pochampally recently. The centre has been set up by Microsoft India with a view to revive some traditional forms

Posted On: July 03rd, 2017 07:01 AM By Super User

GAYA: For most engineering students, IIT is a dream destination.But the road to paradise is tortuous and riddled with failed soldiers. Not so for a diligent village on the
outskirts of Bihar's Gaya town. In 2017, 15 teenagers from Patwa Toli

Posted On: June 29th, 2017 11:59 AM By Super User

‘5% GST on yarn used by handloom weavers runs contrary to historical decision’

Posted On: June 28th, 2017 10:17 AM By Super User
Posted On: June 28th, 2017 10:11 AM By Super User

Vijayawada: Imposing 5 per cent GST on cotton yarn and 12 per cent on weavers’ readymade garments would push the weaving sector into problems and families depending on weaving would come on to roads, said Chillapalli Mohan Rao, YSRCP weavers win

Posted On: June 28th, 2017 10:03 AM By Super User
Posted On: June 28th, 2017 09:41 AM By Super User

Hyderabad: Textiles Minister K T Rama Rao on Thursday said the Telangana Handloom Weavers Thrift Fund Savings and Securities Scheme (TFSSS) will be launched on June 24 for the benefit of weavers in the State. The Minister said the new scheme will

Posted On: June 28th, 2017 09:36 AM By Super User

Pochampally IKAT art Mela 2017', a seven-day hand woven eco friendly handloom products exhibition Kick started at Sri Uma Ramalingeswara Swamyvari Kalyana Mandapam, Jampet.

Posted On: June 28th, 2017 09:20 AM By Super User

Surat: The Federation of Gujarat Weavers Welfare Association (FOGWWA) has demanded that the central government should implement fiber policy for all types of fibers to attract the same duty for the larger benefit of the Indian textile sector under

Posted On: June 28th, 2017 09:14 AM By Super User

Amaravati: The members of weavers’ societies demanded that the government should withdraw Goods Service Tax (GST) on weavers. Several leaders of weavers’ community took part in a round-table meeting held in Vijayawada on Friday.

Posted On: June 28th, 2017 08:54 AM By Super User

The State Weavers Federation leaders maintain that the major part of the state allocations benefit power loom sector and conventional weavers are not getting their due

Posted On: June 27th, 2017 05:51 AM By Super User

Nalgonda: In the last three years, a good number of looms of weavers increased to 8,000 from 4,000 in erstwhile Nalgonda district. It’s a sign of positive results to the initiatives taken up by the State government for revival of handloom sector

Posted On: June 27th, 2017 05:43 AM By Super User

WARANGAL: Though there is no news about when Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would be laying foundation for the proposed integrated textile park in Geesgonda mandal of the district, officials have started the exercise to woo investors for mega