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17-Aug-2018  Workshop on industrial textileson Friday    
A two-day conference on industrial textiles will be held at PSG College of Technology from Friday. The conference, supported by Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), National Jute Board (NJB), would focus on the applications of various kinds of industrial textiles. Read More  

17-Aug-2018  Textile duty hike to have little impact on global apparel brands    
The government’s doubling of import duty on textile products will have a marginal impact on global apparel brands as several of them have localised manufacturing. Read More  

17-Aug-2018  American Biomaterials Start-up Close To Grand Prize Of €500,000    
A €500,000 financial injection. This is what is at stake in the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, one of the largest annual international competitions in the field of sustainability innovation. The American start-up Algiknit is of the five green pioneers still in the running for the prize. The star Read More  

17-Aug-2018  Govt changes textile industry employment terms    
Government has come up with a raft of changes to the terms of employment for workers in the textile industry, with the order to stop allocating night shifts to women being the major highlight. Read More  

17-Aug-2018  Textile complex in Tajikistan plans to increase cotton processing    
The textile complex of JSC Zhongtai Dangara Sin Silu Textile in Dangara district plans to increase the volume of cotton fiber processing, Avesta Information Agency reported referring to the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of Tajikistan. Read More  

17-Aug-2018  ‘Sector Skill Council to help address manpower issue in textile sector’    
Our textile sector is facing a shortage of skilled labour and the establishment of Sector Skill Council will help address it by providing trained skilled labour force, said National Vocational and Technical Training Commission Executive Director Zulfiqar Ahmed Cheema on Thursday. Read More  

17-Aug-2018  Cotton down    
Trading activity further increased at the Karachi Cotton Exchange on Thursday, while spot rates decreased Rs200/maund. Read More  

17-Aug-2018  Visitors throng silk and cotton expo    
Craft''s, Weavers and Artisans Welfare Association organized a twelve-day Silk and Cotton Expo from August 8 to 19 at Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam (TTD) Kalyana Mandapam, Himayathnagar. Read More  

17-Aug-2018  Cotton crop faces pest attack    
Cotton crop is facing an initial but strong pest attack with major blow of silver leaf whitefly, The News has learnt. Read More  

17-Aug-2018  India''s Andhra state announces sops for handloom weavers    
Chief minister of India’s Andhra Pradesh state N Chandrababu Naidu recently announced sops for weavers, including ₹8,000 aid to their families for two months during the rainy season, enhanced input subsidy and market rebate, an Odisha Cooperative Tassar and SilkFederation Ltd (SERIFED) centre at Ch Read More