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KHADI NEWS

Explained: Khadi gets HS code; but what does that mean?

November 10, 2019 8:37 pm

The Harmonised System, or simply ‘HS’, is a six-digit identification code developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO).

Celebs who recently wore khadi, and some styling tips

October 04, 2019 3:24 pm

Khadi has become one of the most sought-after fabrics and come a long way from just making a political statement to a stylish one. This underrated fabric already paving a future for itself ever since evrybody is realizing it's unique strength.

Know your fabric: Why ‘freedom’ weave khadi is becoming a millennial pick

October 02, 2019 2:31 pm

The cotton weave makes it breathable, though the cloth may also include silk or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha, something that was famously used by Gandhi to weave his dhoti.

Gandhi Jayanti: Mahatma Gandhi on the birth of khadi

October 01, 2018 5:48 pm

Gandhi Jayanti: "We could get neither a spinning wheel nor a spinner to teach us how to spin. I asked every chance visitor to the Ashram, who was likely to possess some information about hand-spinning, about the art."

150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi: Promotion of khadi clothes, mobile app, training centre in the pipeline

September 21, 2018 3:41 am

An official said the Union government had planned national and international-level celebrations to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhiji.

Independence Day 2018: Dress your kids in khadi, says Ritu Beri

August 15, 2018 10:58 am

Independence Day 2018: Khadi is a fabric for all seasons and stays fresh all day long, making it a perfect choice for kidswear, says designer Ritu Beri.

Working on making khadi a globally accepted fabric: Suresh Prabhu

May 05, 2018 5:58 am

Cotton fabrics occupy almost 59 per cent of the value chain in India. Man-made fibres stand at 23.5 per cent and Blended at 16.5 per cent. Khadi, wool and silk fabrics have only 1.4 per cent share in the country’s total fabric production.

Make Way For Khadi

April 27, 2018 12:37 am

A fashion show in the Capital brought the humble fabric to the ramp

Retirement blues: Khadi board fails to pay its pension fund share for employees

February 27, 2018 1:58 pm

The MSKVID has been regularly deducting the employees’ contribution towards the pension fund from their salaries, an RTI query by The Indian Express shows.

From Yarn to Yardage

January 30, 2018 12:05 am

Seventy years after the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, textile designers on why khadi — his adopted fabric — needs to go beyond the barriers of subsidies, and work towards collaboration