[

textile industry

]
A worker wearing a protective face mask works on a loom in a textile factory, amidst the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Meerut, India.(REUTERS)

From pushing electric mobility to boosting textile sector, Niti Aayog charts 2021 reforms map

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 03:49 PM IST
As the think tank continues to work with various stakeholders to boost the country’s economy, its Vice Chairman and economist Rajiv Kumar said the government has already used Covid-19 crisis for taking several steps to lay the foundation for a “rapid and sustained growth in the coming years”.
Close
Sunil Sethi has earlier discharged advisory roles in various government bodies like the Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation, National Crafts Museum and Hastkala Academy, Ministry of Textile, Ministry of Tourism, and Ministry of Culture.(Satya Prakash/HT File)
Sunil Sethi has earlier discharged advisory roles in various government bodies like the Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation, National Crafts Museum and Hastkala Academy, Ministry of Textile, Ministry of Tourism, and Ministry of Culture.(Satya Prakash/HT File)

Khadi and Village Industries Commission appoints FDCI Chairman Sunil Sethi as Advisor

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 04:28 PM IST
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission on Friday said it has appointed Sunil Sethi, Chairman of the Fashion Design Council of India, as its Advisor. 
Close
British Grazia paid homage to the National Health System (NHS) in it’s April 2020 issue, with split covers featuring real-life NHS workers
British Grazia paid homage to the National Health System (NHS) in it’s April 2020 issue, with split covers featuring real-life NHS workers

The fashion edit: The most iconic fashion magazine covers in times of crisis

By Sujata Assomull | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 01:19 AM IST
Glamour magazines have stood up in times of crisis, right from the times of the World War II. Here’s how they are making strong, stylish statements of substance yet again.
Close
The Jojari River has become a dumping ground for all kinds of waste water.(HT Photo)
The Jojari River has become a dumping ground for all kinds of waste water.(HT Photo)

Lead, cadmium found in foodgrain grown around Jojari river in Jodhpur, claims study

By Dinesh Bothra | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Jodhpur
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Jojari flows from the North-East to South-West, 83 km from the hills near Pondlu village in Nagaur district.
Close
Days before the lockdown was announced on March 24, key government officials in a meeting helmed by the textiles secretary on March 18 pegged the shortage of 10.5 lakh N95 masks and 10 lakh masks.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Days before the lockdown was announced on March 24, key government officials in a meeting helmed by the textiles secretary on March 18 pegged the shortage of 10.5 lakh N95 masks and 10 lakh masks.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Centre lifts restriction on export of woven masks

By Amrita Madhukalya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 10:20 PM IST
All other types of masks under the Indian Trade Clarification based on Harmonised System of Coding will continue to remain prohibited for exports, the circular said.     
Close
The Fashion Design Council of India has started a support fund to provide financial assistance to small businesses and young designers in need amid the coronavirus pandemic.(INSTAGRAM)
The Fashion Design Council of India has started a support fund to provide financial assistance to small businesses and young designers in need amid the coronavirus pandemic.(INSTAGRAM)

FDCI sets up COVID-19 support fund, Smriti Irani expresses her gratitude

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 04:57 PM IST
The Fashion Design Council of India has started a support fund to provide financial assistance to small businesses and young designers in need amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Jai Ram asks officials to ensure supply of essential items in HP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 08:12 PM IST
Thakur said steps must be taken to have adequate stock of pulses as procurement is done from other states.
Close
Perhaps there is no better time than now, to illustrate how integral it is for each and every one of us to support local businesses.(Unsplash)
Perhaps there is no better time than now, to illustrate how integral it is for each and every one of us to support local businesses.(Unsplash)

A dress that feeds the nation: Why it is essential to support the local businesses right now

By Payal Khandwala
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 07:53 PM IST
Buy Local: The immediate survival of artisans, their craft and that of their future generations, depends on the choices we make now. If this becomes the norm and gathers momentum, then not only do we aid our current workforce, but we also create more jobs in this industry. Read on.
Close
The government is also likely to modify some clauses of the bill to cater to the specific needs of women workers employed in the ship-breaking, software, and textile industries.(Bloomberg image)
The government is also likely to modify some clauses of the bill to cater to the specific needs of women workers employed in the ship-breaking, software, and textile industries.(Bloomberg image)

Key labour reforms bill may include 50 changes: Officials

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 12:05 AM IST
The bill is awaiting Parliament’s approval but the standing committee on labour has suggested 56 amendments to it .
Close
Pannu in one of designer Purvi Doshi’s creations. Khadi falls and drapes beautifully, making it perfect for long flowy outfits such as saris, kurtis, skirts, and long shrugs.
Pannu in one of designer Purvi Doshi’s creations. Khadi falls and drapes beautifully, making it perfect for long flowy outfits such as saris, kurtis, skirts, and long shrugs.

A new spin on Khadi: It’s hip, luxurious and colourful

UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 05:52 PM IST
The once-coarse fabric is on the runway and in chic closets, but it is still true to its roots
Close
Woman demonstrators during Quit India movement 1942(Alamy Stock Photo)
Woman demonstrators during Quit India movement 1942(Alamy Stock Photo)

A winning combination

By Usha Thakkar and Sandhya Mehta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2019 01:44 AM IST
An indefatigable Gandhi. A generous Bombay. Together, they created a synergy that changed the course of history, for it is here that the first nationwide Non Cooperation, and Quit India movements were launched.
Close
Today with all the chatter by fashion brands, the industry and the media, the conversation on sustainability is getting difficult to follow(Credit)
Today with all the chatter by fashion brands, the industry and the media, the conversation on sustainability is getting difficult to follow(Credit)

Guest column by designer David Abraham: New laws for the fashion police

By David Abraham | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 10:35 PM IST
The first rule, according to David, is how sustainability must be your style statement
Close
The survey covered 127 firms and 25 respondents in five apparel production centers in Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Ludhiana, and Tirupur.(Bloomberg photo)
The survey covered 127 firms and 25 respondents in five apparel production centers in Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Ludhiana, and Tirupur.(Bloomberg photo)

How to boost India’s textile exports?

By Sneha Alexander | livemint
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Better infrastructure networks and credit facilities are required to boost textile exports
Close
The Fashion pact focuses on three key areas: global warming, biodiversity and reduction of the use of single-use plastics in the oceans.(Unsplash)
The Fashion pact focuses on three key areas: global warming, biodiversity and reduction of the use of single-use plastics in the oceans.(Unsplash)

Global fashion’s top players join forces in environmental pact

By Associated Press | Rome
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Thirty-two leading companies in the fashion and textile industry have given themselves a set of shared goals under a Fashion Pact aimed at reducing the environmental impact of their business.
Close
As per the closure notices, the directions were issued under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act.((Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO))
As per the closure notices, the directions were issued under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act.((Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO))

CPCB orders to shut 9 export, dyeing units in Panipat

By Neeraj Mohan | Hindustan Times, Karnal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2019 04:06 AM IST
Many units did not maintain the daily logbook for groundwater extraction from the borewell. The units could not provide proper record for the disposal of hazardous waste.
Close
(Unsplash)
(Unsplash)

McKinsey: luxury consumers open to sustainability premium

By Associated Press | Associated Press, Milan
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 02:01 PM IST
The significance of the trend was underlined by projections that the global garment industry will expand by two-thirds by 2030, while be responsible for one-quarter of the global carbon footprint by 2050, up from 2 percent in 2015.
Close
FIR against former Greater Noida CEO, others over land acquisition(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
FIR against former Greater Noida CEO, others over land acquisition(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

FIR against former Greater Noida CEO, others over land acquisition

By Vaibhav Jha | Greater Noida
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2019 03:46 AM IST
The complainants in the case are Bisrakh village residents Kuldeep Singh, Shashi and Mukta Mohini. They had approached the court claiming that the police had refused to file an FIR.
Close
A model wearing Gaurang Shah at the Artisan Speak fashion show organised by the Ministry of Textiles, India at Red Fort, Delhi. (Instagram)
A model wearing Gaurang Shah at the Artisan Speak fashion show organised by the Ministry of Textiles, India at Red Fort, Delhi. (Instagram)

Inside Red Fort’s first-ever fashion show celebrating the rich textile heritage of India. See pics

By Indo-Asian News Service | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2019 04:19 PM IST
The event was organised by the Ministry of Textiles to celebrate the achievements in the sector over the last four and a half years. The event, called Artisans Speak, was a showcasing of India’s glorious legacy of textiles.
Close
Style of India shows why Indian people dress the way they do. The journey begins from Harappa, to show the evolution of Indian style through ages, invasions and post- independence.
Style of India shows why Indian people dress the way they do. The journey begins from Harappa, to show the evolution of Indian style through ages, invasions and post- independence.

Review: Style of India walks us through the dressing traditions in India from the Vedic Age till now

By Srishti Jha | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 02:01 PM IST
Ten significant moments in Style of India, from past to the future, traditional to the contemporary and costume to couture from the Vedic Age till now
Close
The Rajasthan high court had banned the discharge of treated or untreated effluent in the Luni river in 2012.(HT)
The Rajasthan high court had banned the discharge of treated or untreated effluent in the Luni river in 2012.(HT)

Balotra pollution: NGT asks govt, pollution board to give ‘precise’ plan

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 10:02 PM IST
The NGT has directed the state government and the RSPCB to submit “precise details” for implementing the recommendations of the court commissioner regarding prevention of the pollution caused by the textile industry in Balotra and its adjoining areas
Close
The NGT has ordered the Jodhpur divisional commissioner to personally visit the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) in Pali city and submit a complete report to the tribunal by July 5.(HT File)
The NGT has ordered the Jodhpur divisional commissioner to personally visit the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) in Pali city and submit a complete report to the tribunal by July 5.(HT File)

NGT seeks report on Pali river by July 5, unhappy with DC’s work

By Dinesh Bothra | Hindustan Times, Jodhpur
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 10:08 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal on Monday expressed displeasure over the report submitted by Pali district collector Sudhir Kumar Sharma on pollution caused by textile industries in the Bandi river
Close
An Afghan tailor hanging an embroidered coat on the wall at Zarif Design House in Kabul.(AFP)
An Afghan tailor hanging an embroidered coat on the wall at Zarif Design House in Kabul.(AFP)

This Afghan fashion house is on a mission to preserve traditional textiles

By HT Correspondent | Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 02:29 PM IST
Even as cheaper Chinese imports flood the market in Kabul, a small fashion house is fighting to preserve the traditional textiles once integral to Afghan culture.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved