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PM Wants To Make Khadi A Global Brand

The centre is putting in efforts to make khadi a global product identity of India as the Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to make it a global brand to help rural artisans to increase their income, according to a concerned official. The centre has sought help from the United Nations in promoting Khadi. It is also mulling to market Khadi globally and brand it as “Cloth of India”. Last year,…
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Irani’s Twitter Route To Promote Cotton Industry

Textile minister Smriti Irani has initiated a new Twitter campaign to promote cotton in the country urging twitteratis to join the movement and post pictures with cotton wearables. Celebrating the cotton industry, Irani tweeted a picture of herself in a cotton saree and encouraged others to share their #CottonIsCool looks as well. She began the campaign by tweeting that India is among the largest cotton producing countries in the world,…
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AB Fashion Looks For A Bestseller In India

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail is in active discussions to acquire 49 per cent stake in Danish apparel maker Bestseller India, and is offering attractive valuations, according to one of the three industry executives aware of the development. Aditya Birla Fashion said it does not comment on market speculations, while Bestseller confirmed business discussions with the Indian group. “Our pan-India presence over the last two years has increased and we…
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Over 1000 Exhibitors Set To Participate In DTG Fair

More than 1,000 exhibitors are participating in the 14th edition of the Dhaka International Textile and Garment Machinery (DTG) exhibition which began in Dhaka today. Exhibitors will showcase a variety of equipment, technologies, services and information concerning the textile and garment processing and production aspects at the four-day event. Organised by Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA), Chan Chao International Co. Ltd and Yorkers Trade & Marketing Service Co. Ltd, the…
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Goodwill Impex Improve Infrastructure & Explore New Market

Working mainly in overseas markets and little for organized Indian retailers like Reliance Retail etc., Goodwill Impex, Jaipur is improving its infrastructure and exploring new markets. “It will cost us almost lakh to upgrade as we have plans to replace almost 300 stitching machines with energy-efficient servo motor based advance machines and also adding new machinery for value addition like multi-head embroidery and some other machines,” Vimal Shah, MD of…
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17 Textile Mills Shut Over Past One Year

Seventeen cotton and man-made fibre textile mills across eight states were closed down between June last year and May this year. "The major reported reasons for closure include financial problems due to inadequate working capital, insufficient cash flow, increase in cost of product, squeezed profit margin, stressed assets etc.," minister of state for textiles, Ajay Tamta said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha yesterday. He said the ministry…
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