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Sunday, December 15, 2019

National handloom day


National Handloom Day 2019: These designers create handwoven garments for kids

August 07, 2019 2:51 pm

On 5th National Handloom Day, we bring you a list of clothing lines that make sustainable, handwoven outfits for children, such as Jayati Bose's Choto Golpo and Arun Kumar's Ambaram. These are eco-friendly and comfortable for your child's skin.

Revisiting some rare weaves, this National Handloom Day

August 07, 2019 12:44 pm

From north to south, east to west, India has rich handlooms and traditions defining the country’s cultural capital, woven with organic deftness.

Hanging on a Thread

August 08, 2018 1:20 am

A documentary sheds light on the dying art of weaving in Varanasi- how the practicing artisans took pride in it, and now with the passage of time, the looms, neatly kept, lie untouched.

Why India and its weavers needed a National Handloom Day

August 08, 2018 10:42 am

Why the need for National Handloom Day? When seen as instruments of soft diplomacy; handlooms and crafts empower cottage industries and showcase the multiple identities present in a country.

National Handloom Day 2017: From Mekhela Chador, Puan to Arunachali Arulaya, celebrating cultural expressions from North East

August 07, 2017 5:59 pm

Weaving, dyeing, knitting and stitching are important social and economic activities of people in this side of the country, whose living is marred with constraints and realities of natural resources and difficult terrains. Here's a look at all that North East has to offer.

National Handloom Day: From Chanderi and Kosa to Maheshwari, know your textiles and where they come from

August 06, 2017 4:00 pm

Over a hundred years after the Swadeshi Movement was launched in India on August 7, there is another wave by the Centre to protect and promote the timeless legacy of Indian handlooms.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asks actors, youths to popularise handloom

August 07, 2015 2:13 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged movie stars, youths and others to use handloom products to give a much needed boost to the sector.

Inter-state river disputes to GST rollout: Jayalalithaa raises host of issues with PM Modi

August 07, 2015 9:34 pm

Jayalalithaa said a manufacturing state like Tamil Nadu will "permanently lose substantial revenue" if GST is implemented


10 types of Indian handloom saris you should own

August 07, 2018 1:44 pm

Sari can be hailed as the most versatile garment and if draped well can completely metamorphose the look of a woman. India is a treasure trove of different kinds of saris and if delved deep enough, you will be completely spoilt for choice. Take a look at these saris and then you will no longer doubt us.