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Textile, Apparel Exports Surge To $29.8 Billion During April-December Period

Jan 12, 2022 Press Trust of India

In 2020-21 there was a deceleration in textile exports due to pandemic disrupting the supply chain and demand.

Chief Minister M.K. Stalin Demands Removal Of Import Duties On Cotton

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Chief Minister requested the Union Textiles Minister to take steps to remedy the situation and protect the industry and jobs.

Time Has Come For India To Target 5-Times Increase In Technical Textiles Exports In 3 Years: Piyush Goyal

The minister added that other than growing in statistical terms, the focus should also be on scaling up technology and production of indigenously innovated products.

Union Cabinet Approves Rs 4,445 Crore Project For Setting Up Major Textile Parks

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Business Team

It was pointed out that Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Assam Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana have expressed their interest in setting up such parks.

Are PLIs Enough To Boost Indian Textile Sector?

Apart from a PLI scheme, demand-generation policies needed for adoption of technical textiles

18 November, 2020

ICC To Launch Textile Webstore For AtmaNirbhar Bharat Campaign


A three-day global online L2G (local to global) exhibition for Indian products under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Campaign is scheduled from December 14

07 August, 2020

India Celebrates National Handloom Day As Centre ‘Quietly’ Abolishes Handloom Board

Lachmi Deb Roy

The centre said the abolition of All India Handloom Board was part of 'Minimum Government and Maximum Governance.'

16 November, 2019

Swords In Hand, Smriti Irani Performs 'Talwar Raas' in Gujarat


Smriti Irani took the stage and tried her best to match steps with the girls while holding two swords.

31 August, 2019

GDP At Six-Year Low: Five Reasons Why The Economy Tanked

Outlook Web Bureau

Internal and external factors, macro to micro issues, and challenges in specific sectors unleashed a chain of events that stopped the Indian growth story in its tracks

06 August, 2018

National Handloom Day: Designers Explain How They Are Reviving India’s Traditional Arts

Lachmi Deb Roy

Fashion designers from across the country are reviving the Ikkat, Mekhla Chadar, Kalamkari and Benarasi weave

06 February, 2018

Khadi Village Industry In Legal Battle Against Fab India For Using Khadi Tag, Claims Rs 525 Crore Damage

Outlook Web Bureau

A Fab India spokesman, however, dubbed the KVIC claim as "baseless",

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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