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Government must resist demands for banning exports. Real problem that requires addressing is yields

May 24, 2022 9:08 am

The correct approach to tackling inflation, whether in wheat, cotton or yarn, is by allowing duty-free imports without putting fetters on exports.

Despite doubled MSP, target to sow cotton on 4L ha, experts unhappy

May 16, 2022 5:27 am

Experts believe that this target is far from Punjab’s potential, claiming that almost double the area was used to grow cotton in the state three decades ago.

Curious Kids: How is fabric made?

April 18, 2022 4:34 pm

Fibres can come from nature. Some common natural fibres are cotton, silk and wool.

Viral video: Netizens not convinced as blogger claims to make cotton candy in a clothes dryer

January 29, 2022 10:43 am

The bizarre experiment originally posted on TikTok vent viral on Reddit as a user re-posted it with more than 13.7k upvotes

Cotton price soars to Rs 10,000/quintal in Gujarat mandis

December 31, 2021 11:21 am

In Rajkot APMC, among the largest cotton markets of the state, the price touched Rs 10,050 -- the highest so far -- on Thursday. In Gondal APMC too, the highest price was Rs 10,000.

Increased domestic consumption and better demand for Indian yarns sets the tone for next cotton season

September 05, 2021 6:58 am

Pradeep Jain, founder-chairman of Khandesh Gin/Press owners and Traders Development Association, said domestic sale of cotton bales has seen a substantial increase in the current cotton season (October 2020-September 2021).

Smart Cotton initiative aims to fix quality concerns, turn Maharashtra produce into a complete brand

June 03, 2021 10:43 am

Maharashtra accounts for over 30 per cent of the cotton grown in the country but state farmers fail to compete with their counterparts in Rajasthan, Gujarat or Telangana, both in per hectare yield and produce.

Punjab agri dept begins project to revive cotton in Moga, starts bed-plantation to save water

May 20, 2021 1:15 am

On Wednesday, the department officials sowed cotton on 7 acres owned by a farmer Balbir Singh from village Nidhan Wala in Moga-2 block, using this technique.

'Xinjiang cotton is my love': Patriots on show at China Fashion Week

April 01, 2021 5:08 pm

"For our Chinese designs, I'm certainly right to support the Xinjiang people," Designer Zhou Li said

Pakistan's Textile Ministry asks Govt to lift ban on import of cotton from India

March 30, 2021 2:49 pm

The government's decision to consider lifting the ban from India came as a big relief for the value-added textile sector, which seeks access to cheap raw materials.