textile industry

Continuing stimulus bad for economy: Finance secretary


January 6th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The government Wednesday indicated that continuing with the economic stimulus package would not be good for the economy, even as the Indian industry warned that any ... Read more...

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The dance of death in in Kanpur (25 years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)


October 30th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Kanpur, Oct 30 (IANS) All hell broke loose in this cramped and crowded city, over 400 km away from the Indian capital, when news of then prime minister Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

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Government to formulate national fibre policy by year-end


October 7th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) The central government has constituted a working group to formulate a National Fibre Policy (NFP) by the end of the year, Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran said Wednesday. "Hopefully, ... Read more...

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Powerless Punjab offers major sops in industrial policy


October 6th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (IANS) Punjab's scheduled and unscheduled power cuts may have made people weary but the state government Tuesday announced Punjab's new industrial policy, lining up a slew of concessions to ... Read more...

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No synthetic for me: Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell (Interview)


September 10th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) She was a catwalk queen abroad, but returned to her native land, Bangladesh, to help the handwoven textile industry. Today Bibi Russell says nothing in the ... Read more...

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Indian textile and apparel industry set to grow


August 19th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Aug.19 (ANI): With a strong domestic demand and the stimulus provided by the government, Indian textile and apparel industry is confident that it would grow.With the Central Government recently ... Read more...

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Prolonged power cuts result in shutdown of industries in Kanpur


August 11th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Kanpur, Aug 11 (ANI): The once flourishing industries of Kanpur is facing problems due to the prolonged power cuts, forcing the industrialists to either shutdown their business or seek alternatives.The industrialists ... Read more...

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Textile sector still far from recovery: Assocham


August 3rd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Though the overall economy has started showing signals of an early recovery, the country's textile sector, the second largest employment provider, is still struggling with the slowdown, ... Read more...

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Textile production down due to slowdown


July 22nd, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India's textile industry was hit hard by the global slowdown last year, with the handloom and powerloom production declining 3.8 and 3.2 percent respectively, a union minister ... Read more...

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Maran inaugurates Indian pavilion at Japan apparel fair


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) With a view to finding new markets for the textile industry and reducing dependence on the US and the European Union (EU), India has begun promoting itself in ... Read more...

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Dhaka worried as Mauritius sends 6,000 Bangladeshi workers home


July 16th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's overseas job market that fetches high earnings is set to shrink as Mauritian authorities have decided to send back 6,000 workers by the end of the ... Read more...

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CPI to launch countrywide agitation against high prices


July 8th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) has said that it will launch a countrywide agitation against high prices of essential commodities despite low rate of annualised ... Read more...

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Maran promises more sops for textile industry


July 7th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Welcoming the general budget 2009-10, Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Tuesday said some more announcements on empowerment of weaker sections and facilities for the growth of medium and ... Read more...

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Budgetary support for developing export market hiked (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With the exports dipping for the second consecutive month in May, the allocation for the market development scheme for exporters has been increased 148 percent to ... Read more...

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Allocation for export market development increased


July 6th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The allocation for the market development scheme for exporters has been increased 148 percent to Rs.124 crore, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said while presenting the union ... Read more...

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Textile industry to get cotton at cheaper, global rates: Dayanidhi Maran (Interview)


June 28th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Pupul Dutta New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The textile industry can heave a sigh of relief as the government plans to make available cotton at international prices that are 10-15 percent lower ... Read more...

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Dayanidhi Maran aims at 7-8 per cent growth rate in textile industry


June 17th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, June 17 (ANI): Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran has said that the government would try to achieve seven to eight per cent growth in the industry during the current fiscal year, ... Read more...

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Textile industry to grow at 7-8 percent: Maran (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The textile industry will regain lost ground to grow at 7-8 percent in the current fiscal, Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran said here Friday. "Industry is quite optimistic ... Read more...

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Government mulls fiscal relief for textile industry (Lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The government will provide fiscal reliefs including service tax exemption to the slowdown-hit textile sector, Minister for Textiles Dayanidhi Maran said here Friday. "As part of a short-term ... Read more...

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Government to exempt textile sector from service tax


June 12th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The government will exempt the slowdown-hit textile sector from service tax as part of its short-term strategy to bail out the industry, Minister for Textiles Dayanidhi Maran ... Read more...

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Apparel export body expands educational, training initiatives


May 13th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) After successfully running training centers across India that focus on the garment industry, the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has expanded its educational and training initiatives through ... Read more...

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Japanese firm gives tips to textile industry to fight recession


April 10th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Apr 10 (ANI): People associated with textile industry received tips to fight recession from a Japanese company at a seminar held in Bangalore.The industrial sewing giant from Japan, Juki, has set ... Read more...

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Opposition hurting interests of unemployed: Buddhadeb


February 21st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Durgapur (West Bengal), Feb 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said West Bengal needs investment for creating jobs and assailed the opposition parties for acting against the interests of unemployed youth ... Read more...

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Interim Budget receives mixed reactions among common masses


February 16th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The Interim Budget 2009-10, as proposed by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday, drew a mixed response among the common masses. A housewife Malti Alhuwalia said ... Read more...

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Ludhianas hosiery industry in doldrums


January 21st, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Jan.21 (ANI): The hosiery industry of Punjabs Ludhiana city is confronted with challenging times following a delayed onset of winter and also due to the impact of global ... Read more...

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China industrial output growth falls


December 15th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (Xinhua) China's industrial output rose 5.4 percent year-on-year in November, 2.8 percentage points lower than October, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday. The growth rate, decelerating for ... Read more...

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Textile industry slumps Tamil Nadu


November 26th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Nov 26 (ANI): The capacity utilization of the textile industry in Tamil Nadu, hit by the ongoing slump in the demand in international markets and the acute power shortage, has ... Read more...

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BJP demands all-party conference on financial crisis


November 11th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to call for a round-table conference on the global financial crisis for it has ... Read more...

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Garment manufacturers popularizing organic clothes in Punjab


November 8th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Nov.8 (ANI): Garment manufacturers in Punjab, who initiated an awareness campaign on the ill effects of cotton cultivated with toxic chemicals, have now launched exclusive wear made ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing sector performs poorly, raises slowdown alarm


November 4th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 4 (Xinhua) The declining performance of China's manufacturing sector has raised worries of further economic slowdow.According to the report of China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP) the sector's monthly ... Read more...

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Beggars paradise Karachi receives one million beggars during Ramzan


September 9th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 9 (ANI): Professional beggars, mostly women and children, can be seen in the streets and shopping centers of Karachi throughout the year, but their number increases greatly during the ... Read more...

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On a resurrected mill rests Vidarbha’s hopes of revival


September 6th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Achalpur (Maharashtra), Sep 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday laid the foundation stone for the resurrection of the 80-year-old Vidarbha Cotton Mill here amid hopes it would herald a new era of ... Read more...

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Saving the ancient Bandhani fabric of Gujarat


August 10th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V.N. Balakrishna Ahmedabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Mention Bandhani and immediately what comes to mind is bright fabric of immaculate quality and rich history. Now, the spoiler - the brand is in urgent ... Read more...

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23 bombs defused in Surat, India remains on edge (Intro Roundup)


July 29th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Surat/Ahmedabad/New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Just when Gujarat was returning to normalcy after 50 people were killed in Saturday's serial bombings in Ahemdabad, 23 low-intensity bombs were recovered from Surat by Tuesday ... Read more...

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Rubber thread industry uplifts prospects for rubber planters


July 11th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Agartala, July 11 (ANI): Rubber planters in Tripura have welcomed the establishment of the rubber thread industry in the outskirts of Agartala. The unit is a sister concern of the ... Read more...

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