silk saris

Magic of Banarasi sari recreated on ramp (With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was an evening dedicated to Benarasi saris where exquisite range of handwoven saris made in the oldest temple city in the country were presented ... Read more...

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Is Indian handloom dying a slow death?


December 14th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Their handspun silks and cottons are sold for thousands and sometimes hundreds of thousands of rupees and top names endorse their products. But ... Read more...

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Thumbs up for Sonia Gandhi’s charm in silk sari


November 8th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi's dark blue silk sari, dangling earrings and hairstyle at the prime minister's private dinner for the US first couple has impressed many, ... Read more...

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Athletes take home saris, ‘very cheap’ gold, cell phones


October 16th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) They are flying back home with fond memories of the Commonwealth Games, and what are they taking for their families and friends? Going by the ... Read more...

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A song on her lips, a style of her own, Asha Bhosle turns 77 (Sep 8 is Asha Bhosle’s birthday)


September 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) She has sung more than 12,000 songs in 18 languages, been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan and is still raring to go. Singing legend Asha Bhosle ... Read more...

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Five-day ‘business only’ rider at trade fair upsets vendors (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The decision to earmark the first five days of the India International Trade Fair exclusively for business visitors has left small vendors from many countries disappointed as ... Read more...

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Five-day ‘business only’ rider at trade fair upsets vendors


November 17th, 2009 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The decision to earmark the first five days of the India International Trade Fair exclusively for business visitors has left small vendors from many countries disappointed as ... Read more...

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Fashion show in Tamil Nadu to promote handloom outfits


October 9th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
In order to promote handloom and khadi products, a fashion show will be held in Tamil Nadu. Models will be wearing high-quality, finely woven cotton and silk saris, churidars, etc. and walk ... Read more...

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Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka are a designer’s delight: Style gurus


March 10th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) There are many Indian politicians who take care to dress up well these days, but guess who are the clear favourites of designers young and ... Read more...

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This paanwala will spook superstitions out of you (Feature with Image)


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patan (Gujarat), Nov 23 (IANS) A picture of a skull nestling over crossed bones welcomes you to 'Bhoot Tambul Gruh' (Ghost Paan House) in this north Gujarat town. Inside sits owner Ramukaka, ... Read more...

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‘Kanchivaram’ my best work yet: Priyadarshan


October 30th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 30 (IANS) Multilingual movie director Priyadarshan describes his critically acclaimed Tamil "Kanchivaram" as his best work yet."To date, it is my best work - the first as a political comment. ... Read more...

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No Shah Rukh, but European fans still love him


October 18th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) Over 200 fans from all over Europe assembled at the Velodrom, the German capital's indoor stadium, to say they still love Shah Rukh Khan - though their hopes ... Read more...

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Veterans slog to save dying crafts of India


August 29th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) Obaidur Rehman is 66 and suffers from a recurring eye problem. Gendilal is six years older. The two, like many others of their age, have a link - ... Read more...

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Shed a tear for Varanasi’s famed handloom weavers (Feature)


June 22nd, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai Varanasi, June 20 (IANS) At the age of two, Shaheena looks just a few months old and weighs an apologetic three kilogram. She lives in a dark, cave-like room in ... Read more...

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