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Posted On: April 04th, 2018 05:37 AM By Super User

Left to right: Vinayak Dasgupta (sound recordist and editor), Vishal Bawa (cinematographer and colourist) and Bi

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 05:28 AM By Super User

Bhubaneswar: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated the state's first handloom and handicrafts museum - Kal

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 03:26 AM By Super User

IDUKKI: The state’s sericulture farmers have twinkle in their eyes, thanks to the si

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 03:19 AM By Super User

It was a remarkable day for sari lovers as Dr Rohit Palgaonkar, a lecturer of History in PWHSS, Mapusa, Goa, spo

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 02:56 AM By Super User

Power loom weavers in India’s largest man-made fabric (MMF) hub Surat have urged the Gujarat

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 02:49 AM By Super User

Ethical clothing brand Goel Community is bringing back the lost art of handweaving with a dash of Cambodian style

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 02:12 AM By Super User

Ritu Kumar, 74, is one of India’s premier textile revivalists and fashion designers, pointing at a painting placed next to a magenta Banarasi sari at Delhi’s India Habitat Centre. Kumar completes 50 years in the fashion industry this year.

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 01:52 AM By Super User

Several schemes taken up for welfare of weavers after formation of Telangana, says Minister

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 01:40 AM By Super User

Handlooms department plans expos abroad

Now, weavers from the State can go on foreign trips and sell their products directly. The Handlooms and Textiles (HT) Department is planning to organise exhibitions in other countries.

Posted On: April 04th, 2018 01:28 AM By Super User

A set costs Rs 6,000 and 20 days to make

Posted On: April 02nd, 2018 07:13 AM By Super User

Punjab and Haryana boast of many locally produced unique goods by artisans. However, both the states are unable to reap the benefits due to low awareness about Geographical Indication (GI) tags.

Posted On: April 02nd, 2018 07:04 AM By Super User

Did we somewhere lose the thread of context-driven architecture?

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Posted On: April 02nd, 2018 06:47 AM By Super User

Inside the house of Madrasah teacher Sohra Olowa, 53, meters long of threads cling tightly to a wood that serves as the foundation of the house’s second level by the stairway.

Posted On: March 30th, 2018 04:39 AM By Super User

Bimla Devi, a weaver turned designer with Jaipur Rugs journeyed from rural Rajasthan to Frankfurt, Germany to receive the prestigious German Design Award for her rug, Kamal, along with Design Director, Kavita Chaudhary, who brought home the GDA 20

Posted On: March 29th, 2018 04:57 AM By Super User

IN my two decades in fashion,I never met Mapu. I’m sure I must have spotted him at a fancy soiree or few, his magnetic presence looming — a shawl draped from one shoulder to the other — but we never formally met. Perhaps this is why a visit

Posted On: March 29th, 2018 04:43 AM By Super User

After completing October, Varun

Posted On: March 29th, 2018 04:35 AM By Super User

BENGALURU: Would you like a pink flamingo on your Benarasi sari? What about little cows? Younger wo

Posted On: March 29th, 2018 04:18 AM By Super User

KALIBO, Aklan—The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is currently guiding stakeholders in this town to make its piña-weaving tradition for inclusion in the Intangible Cultural Heritage of of the United Nations Educational, Scie

Posted On: March 28th, 2018 06:56 AM By Super User

Vadodara/ Anand: Much like many of his batch mates, Ritraj Singh, too could have taken up a lucrative job in the corporate sector. Ritraj is eligible for minimum Rs 3 lakh per annum fellowship which will be provided by our institute for the next t

Posted On: March 28th, 2018 02:58 AM By Super User

Sustainability is the guiding principle for MD of URC Construction Devarajan Chinnuswamy. So much so that the owner of the Erode-based construction went out of his way to revive the dying weaving clusters in his hometown Chennimalai, about 30km fr