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GI Registration For Karwatkathi Saree

Maharashtra State Handloom Corporation (MSHDC), Nagpur goes for Geographical Indication (GI) registration for Karwatkathi saree and Karwat material to preserve the traditional art and give it a worldwide recognition and increase employment of the weavers. Maharashtra’s Nagpur and Bhandara districts has craved a niche for itself in the production of Tussar silk is also known for ‘Karwatkathi’ saree and Karwat material. It takes about 7 to 8 day in making…
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Summer Collection By Hyper City

Hyper City’s spring/summer collection comprises a wide variety of apparels, casual wear, formal or athleisure. The men’s wear range includes formal and casual wear. Infants’ and children’s range consists of day dresses, party dresses, playsuits, fashion printed tees and Bermuda shorts. Women’s western wear includes fashion crop tops, crepe shorts, printed tops, denim skirts, dungarees, floral dresses and linen printed jackets. Formal wear includes tops in pastel shades to be…
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Strike At Aditya Birla Nuvo Textile Division In WB

Workers at Aditya Birla Nuvo group firm Jaya Shree Textiles in Hooghly district of West Bengal have gone on strike from May 16, company in BSE filing said. It, however, termed the strike illegal and did not disclose the reason behind such development. Jaya Shree Textiles is engaged in manufacturing of linen yarn, linen fabrics, worsted yarn and wool tops. The turnover of the unit constituted about 25 per cent…
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Reopening Of Retail Stores In India By Esprit

The Hong Kong-based fashion brand Esprit is looking to open bricks and-mortar stores in India after it left the country four years back. “Top officials of the company had come about three weeks ago and were looking for (mall) space,” according to an information received here. Esprit had entered India in 2005 in a distribution partnership with Aditya Birla Group. However, poor business growth forced the company to shut operations…
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CITI Elected Its New Chairman

The New Delhi, the apex body representing the entire textile industry in the country, has elected its new office-bearers at its Committee meeting held on May 12. J Thulasidharan, managing director of Coimbatore based The Rajaratna Group of Mills, has been elected the new chairman of the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) at its committee meeting held in New Delhi recently. Thulasidharan, has also served as the chairman of…
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AMI Trade Fair In Kochi

Over 60 renowned apparel brands including Big Brother, Diya Design Studio, Baaniz (Mangalam), Femi Design and Tosro Shirts will participate in the 11th edition of trade fair to be held in Kochi from June 6. Organised by Apparel Manufacturers of India (AMI), the three-day event is an opportunity for the exhibitors to attract retailers and MBO’s across Kerala, for Onam festival. "We are excited to conduct our next edition of…
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