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Krishna displays handcrafted embroidery, French knots at LFW


August 6th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Designer Krishna Mehta displayed her ethnic Indian creations at the Lakme Fashion Week 2012's third day, celebrated as the Indian Textile Day.Krishna's collection featured a wide ... Read more...

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Pakistani textile brand to open 200 stores in India


April 14th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan-based fashion house Sefam, which already has a store in the capital's Greater Kailash market, is planning to expand its network in India with 200 ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians among three held for cheating


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three people, including two Nigerians, have been arrested for cheating people by sending them fake messages and e-mails stating that they have won prizes from ... Read more...

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South Africa good market for Indian hand embroidery, kids wear: Designer


April 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) South Africa can be a good market for Indian garment manufacturers, says designer J.J. Schoeman who feels hand embroidery and designer children's wear can spell ... Read more...

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25 child labourers rescued in Delhi


March 9th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) At least 25 child labourers were rescued from shoe-making and embroidery units in the capital, an NGO statement said Wednesday.The children, all in the age ... Read more...

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Ode to McQueen, ‘Folkistan’ and more at Pakistan fashion week


November 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Karachi, Nov 13 (IANS) Master of drapes Yousaf Bashir Qureshi began with an ode to legendary designer Alexander McQueen, Kamiar Rokni wooed the audience with 'Folkistan', inspired by Pakistan's folk ... Read more...

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Gujarat High Court transfers Ishrat Jahan case to Supreme Court-appointed SIT


August 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug.12 (ANI): The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected Ishrat Jahan's mother, Shamima Kausar's, plea to transfer the encounter-related case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).Instead, it ordered ... Read more...

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Fashion Week starts in Chennai


July 8th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 7 (ANI): The Chennai International Fashion Week has started here with a fashion show featuring Western wear with traditional embroidery work. The weeklong event will feature fashion shows that exhibit ... Read more...

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Tripura rural market moves towards prosperity


June 27th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, June 27 (ANI): Trade and commerce have picked up following a decline in militancy and banks are gearing up to penetrate the rural market in Tripura.It's a win-win situation for both ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal Roots For Kashmir


May 15th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rohit Bal has always been one to stick to his roots. Most of his collections have a traditional touch to them. This Kashmiri designer has somehow, always ... Read more...

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Kolkata fashion week ends with Manish Malhotra show


September 14th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) At least half a dozen celebrities dazzled viewers at the finale of Kolkata Fashion Week-II, when Manish Malhotra showcased his collection. The five-day event came to an end late ... Read more...

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Kiran Uttam Ghosh’s digital prints dazzle at KFW-II


September 13th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) City-based fashion designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh's spring-summer collection 2010, which focusses on digital prints, received huge appreciation at the ongoing Kolkata Fashion Week (KFW)-II. The creations included mainly georgettes, ... Read more...

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Neeta Lulla’s bridal wear dazzles spectators


September 12th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Showcasing a breathtaking array of saris and lehengas suited for both traditional and 'destination' weddings, famed designer Neeta Lulla displayed her bridal collection at the Kolkata Fashion ... Read more...

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KFW-II kicks off with Ritu Kumar’s collection


September 9th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) The Kolkata Fashion Week-II kicked off in style Wednesday with Brazilian model-turned-actress Gisele Monteiro the star attraction as she showcased famed designer Ritu Kumar's ensemble of Indian and ... Read more...

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Northern India International Trade Fair 2009 held in Ludhiana


June 20th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, June 20 (ANI): A large number of people in Ludhiana recently got an opportunity to appreciate the artefacts of Pakistan displayed during the Northern India International Trade Fair 2009. ... Read more...

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Kantha embroidery makes Bengali rural women self-reliant


March 17th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha Menon South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) Mar 17 (ANI): Women in West Bengal''s rural hinterland have become self reliant through traditional embroidery work called ''Kantha''. For over six decades, Bengali women ... Read more...

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Self-help groups enabling Punjabs rural women gain self-reliance


March 12th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill Muktsar (Punjab), Mar 12 (ANI): A large number of women in Punjab are becoming self-reliant with the help of Self-help groups (SHGs) operational under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozagar Yojana ... Read more...

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Fazilika women gaining recognition with embroidery


February 20th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill Fazilika (Punjab), Feb.20 (ANI): Phulkari, the traditional art of floral designs on fabric, has been a synonym of Punjabi culture and a major charm among Punjabi women for centuries. ... Read more...

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Kolkatas Rita Rakshit gives traditional embroidery art a new expression


November 11th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov.11 (ANI): Rita Rakshit, a middle-aged woman in Kolkata, has presented embroidery in an unconventional art form here.Ritas work depicts picture stories, amazingly like paintings on canvas ... Read more...

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Raipurs tribal girls get an education and acquire vocational skills


November 7th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Shiv Shankar Sarthi Raipur, Nov.7 (ANI): Several tribal girls of Raipur are getting access to education and acquiring vocational skills. A visit to the Manpur area on the outskirts of Raipur ... Read more...

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Tussar silk production in Jharkhand


October 15th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Kharsawa (Jharkhand), Oct.15 (ANI): Jharkhands Singhbhum District, which till recently produced cocoons for silk weavers in Bhagalpur area, has also started producing Tussar silk. The experimental silk unit ... Read more...

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Indian garment exporters deny using child labour


June 18th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupur, June 18 (IANS) Garment exporters in this Tamil Nadu textile manufacturing hub Wednesday denied that they used any child labour, a day after a large British retail chain cancelled a 300,000 ... Read more...

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British retailer rejects Indian clothes made by child labourers


June 17th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 17 (IANS) Britain's leading clothes retailer Primark has cancelled the contracts of three suppliers in India's Tamil Nadu state for using child labour and has also withdrawn the ... Read more...

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Vikram Saluja enlivens Shyamal and Bhumika show


April 1st, 2008 - 12:10 am ICT by admin
By Shweta Thakur Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) There was a surfeit of pink in the collection showcased by designer duo Shyamal and Bhumika - even the black sherwani and churidar model-turned-actor Vikram Saluja ... Read more...

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Traditional Muktsari Juttis still popular footwear in India


November 14th, 2007 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
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