handicrafts

Delhiites throng Pragati Maidan on last day of book fair


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It was a packed house at Pragati Maidan here Sunday as crowds thronged the venue on the last day of the 18th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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Event to promote handicraft, handloom sector


August 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Niyaz Ahmad Bhat, a papier-mache artist from Kashmir, has never participated in a large exhibition but his happiness knew no bounds when his stall was ... Read more...

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Himachal to promote handicrafts in Karnataka


July 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka have signed a deal for the sale of Himachali handicrafts and handlooms in the southern state, an official said Saturday.According to the ... Read more...

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Benefits to e-commerce platforms beyond Delhi, Mumbai


June 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) To boost overseas trade, the government is mulling extending to other areas the benefits that e-commerce platforms in Delhi and Mumbai get for delivering products outside ... Read more...

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Government announces sops; eyes 20 percent exports growth


June 5th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government Tuesday set a target of increasing exports by 20 percent in 2012-13 and announced a series of measures including interest subsidy and market ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan trade bodies sign pact


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) Two trade bodies of India and Pakistan Monday signed an agreement to boost trade and people-to-people contact between the two countries, an official said here.A memorandum ... Read more...

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Three mn child labourers in Mexico: Rights panel


April 28th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Three million minors between the ages of five and 17 work nationwide, nearly half of whom either receive no compensation or are paid in kind, ... Read more...

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For 12 years, Kashmir widow hunts for missing son (With Image)


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Twelve years after her son was allegedly arrested by the Nepal police, Zubeida, a 65-year-old Kashmiri widow, has said that she has been running from pillar ... Read more...

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Odisha festival in Tripura to commemorate ‘Utkal Divas’


April 1st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 1 (IANS) Colourful traditional dances, singing of songs, screening of award-winning films, offerings of Odisha cuisine and an exhibition of customary handlooms and handicrafts marked the Odisha festival ... Read more...

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Indian designers need to tap own tradition: Australia Fashion Week founder (Interview)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Indian designers are not doing enough to tap the country's traditional textiles and crafts, which are readily inspiring the foreign world, says Simon P. Lock, ... Read more...

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Himachal seeks another textile park


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Industries Minister Kishan Kapoor Tuesday requested the central government to provide funds for setting up another textile park in the state.Speaking at a meeting ... Read more...

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Kashmir keen to boost tourism, exports


January 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) The fall of rupee against the dollar presents a "window of opportunity" for Jammu and Kashmir, which can boost its income from tourism and export ... Read more...

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Taj fest postponed due to polls, Agra seethes with anger


January 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) The annual 10-day Taj Mahotsav, which figures prominently on international tourism calendars, has been postponed from Feb 18 to March 16 in view of the Uttar ... Read more...

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US Congress delegation in UAE


January 9th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 8 (IANS/WAM) A US Congress delegation Sunday visited an NGO here to study its work on uplifting women in the UAE.The staff of the General Women's Union ... Read more...

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Five African countries’ handicrafts coming to Dilli Haat (With Images)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Eighteen African craftswomen from five African countries will participate in Dastkari Haat Samiti's annual crafts bazaar, starting at Dilli Haat Jan 1. They are expected ... Read more...

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Buenos Aires golf event showcases India’s culture


December 15th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 15 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Copa de la India Golf Tournament concluded here, not just showcasing high-quality golf but Indian culture as well.It is organised ... Read more...

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Sunny Sidhu tops in Hornbill Motor Rally


December 4th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Dec 4 (IANS) Sunny Sidhu, the 37-year-old from Chandigarh, won the fifth JK Tyre Hornbill International Motor Rally that concluded here Sunday.Sidhu, who competed in the 100 km autocross ... Read more...

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Village handicrafts go on show at Dilli Haat


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) If you are fond of art work and handicrafts, the Dilli Haat is the place to visit these days. The village craftsmen's mart is hosting ... Read more...

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A Festival of India set to charm Argentina


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 2 (IANS) Argentine dancers performing Bharatanatyam and Odissi, recital of Rabindranath TagoreĀ“s poems by an Argentine scholar, Indian food, films and a yoga show that will ... Read more...

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Blocklade-hit Manipuris find solace in cultural fest


November 28th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) Affected by the more than 100 days of gruelling economic blockade and ethnic clashes, people here are trying to find some solace in the ongoing 10-day ... Read more...

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Handicrafts from border areas a hit at exhibition


November 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Naga shawls from Arunachal Pradesh, handicrafts from Ladakh and apples and dry fruits from Himachal Pradesh were the star attractions at an Indo-Tibetan Border Police ... Read more...

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Pakistani traders do brisk business at trade fair


November 21st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Traditional cotton textiles with embroidery, aromatic spices and handicrafts are among a wide array of goods that have emerged as huge hits for the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Wooden masks from Ghana huge draw at IITF


November 18th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Authentic tribal face masks, wall-hangings in bright colours and paintings depicting waterfalls of west Africa are a huge draw at the Ghana stall at India ... Read more...

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India, South Africa to cooperate in SME sector


November 15th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India and South Africa Tuesday agreed to boost trade and investment and further strengthen bilateral cooperation in micro, small and medium enterprises sector.Minister of State ... Read more...

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Over 60 Indian firms to showcase products at Australian trade fair


November 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Over 60 Indian companies and artisans will showcase their unique products at an international trade fair here -- Australian International Sourcing Fair -- from Nov 22-24.The ... Read more...

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Slum kids’ take on life through films, photos


November 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Showcasing photos and self-made short films on themes like friends, family and school, around 100 kids from slums and shelter homes from seven states in ... Read more...

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Delhi pavilion to showcase handicrafts


November 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Delhi pavilion at the India International Trade Fair (IITF) this year will showcase handicrafts including gems and jewellery, ivory work and 'ittar', the Delhi ... Read more...

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International trade expo opens in Pakistan


October 21st, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistani Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Thursday inaugurated the 6th International Expo Pakistan in southern Karachi city.More than 50 countries, including Russia, China and Japan, are ... Read more...

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Traces of ancient civilisation found in Chinese desert


October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered 10 sites of ancient civilisation in the Badain Jaran desert, China's third largest desert.An archaeological team composed of 11 experts from Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

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Handloom to bring Italian trade team to northeast


October 7th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 7 (IANS) An Italian business team will visit some northeastern states next month to explore investment opportunities in areas like bamboo, rubber and handloom, a Tripura minister said ... Read more...

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Appu Ghar to return in Gurgaon


September 30th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Delhi's much loved and remembered amusement park Appu Ghar, which shut shop in 2008, is all set to make a comeback by next year in ... Read more...

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Minor boy kidnapped, sold for Rs.10,000


July 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A three-year-old boy was kidnapped and then sold for Rs.10,000 in the national capital, police said Saturday. Two people have been arrested for the crime.Mohammad ... Read more...

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Fashion jewellery exhibition from July 8


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, June 29 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Indian Fashion Jewellery and Accessories Show (IFJAS) beginning here from July 8 promises to create a global platform for fashion ... Read more...

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Goa to showcase contemporary handicrafts


April 28th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) Artistic and contemporary terracotta and coconut coir handicrafts from Goa designed in consultation with the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, will soon be available right ... Read more...

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Two burnt to death in Delhi


April 6th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Two people were burnt to death after a fire broke out on the second floor of a building here due to electric short-circuit, officials ... Read more...

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