Cotton and Textile Market News

100 textile mills closed in first weekend shutdown

COIMBATORE: Nearly 100 textile spinning mills, which produce blended yarn including polyester cotton by using synthetic material, stopped work across the state on Saturday.

The move follows the decision by the Indian Textpreneurs' Federation (I   ....... Read More

July 19, 2015 908 Likes

Art from looms

The festive season is here and lending colour to the celebrations is a host of handloom expos in the city.

The Awadh Hathkargha, Hastshilp Evam Gramodyog Samiti, under coordinator Javed Alam, is back in the city with the Silk India exhibition-c   ....... Read More

July 18, 2015 673 Likes

Cotton price outlook bleak this year

NAGPUR: Facing a drought like situation, Vidarbha's cotton growers may also end up getting a low price for their produce this year. Going by trends in commodity futures markets and prediction of analysts, cotton is expected to fetch a price in the range o   ....... Read More

July 18, 2015 833 Likes

Telangana woos back migrated weavers with power loom cluster

HYDERABAD: The Telangana government is promising to help weavers set up power looms in a bid to bring back thousands of families that migrated to the neighbouring states, especially Gujarat, over the past decades.

The government, which has earm   ....... Read More

July 18, 2015 702 Likes

57 per cent of annual sowing over

AHMEDABAD: Sowing activities which had picked up in the state after June 24 rains have suddenly slowed down. In the past week, sowing graph increased by only six lakh hectares in the state with Kutch and North Gujarat regions remaining the worst-hit zones   ....... Read More

July 16, 2015 707 Likes

Gene revolution can combat hunger, say agriculture scientists

BHOPAL: Genetic engineering has become a hot button for debate and misinformation. When scientists genetically modifies a plant, they insert a foreign gene like a bacterium resistant to pesticide. And you can harvest a crop with a GM seed, which can withs   ....... Read More

July 16, 2015 605 Likes

Officials crack down on moneylenders

BELAGAVI/VIJAYAPURA/BALLARI/DHARWAD: Three farmers committed suicide in North Karnataka on Wednesday.
Annasaheb Balagouda Nyamagouda, 38, a debt-ridden sugarcane farmer from Kokatanur village in Athani taluk committed suicide on Wednesday morning. He   ....... Read More

July 16, 2015 638 Likes

Shima Seiki to exhibit at Bangladesh Apparel & Safety Expo

Japanese computerised knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki is exhibiting at the Bangladesh Apparel & Safety Exposition in Chittagong which runs from August 6-8, 2015.

Shima Seiki is exhibiting at the fair through its partner Pacific As   ....... Read More

July 16, 2015 605 Likes

Congress MLA Ajay Rai Writes Open Letter Addressed to PM

VARANASI: Congress MLA Ajay Rai has written an open letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking an appointment with him during his visit here tomorrow to discuss issues related to development of Varanasi.

In the letter, the MLA fro   ....... Read More

July 16, 2015 607 Likes

International textiles, weaving expo held in Erode generates Rs.200cr business

A three day International Textiles, Weaving Machinery and Accessories expo held in Erode where more than 90 companies including from U.S.A., Italy and Germany and India displayed their products that provided insights into moving up the value chain has man   ....... Read More

July 16, 2015 610 Likes


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