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The ‘apparel’, ‘clothing’, ‘garment’, ‘fashion’ and ‘lifestyle’ industries have undergone two significant changes since the beginning of the new...
Posted by
Dr. Darlie Koshy | Aug 20,2015
Liberalisation made its advent on Indian shores 25 years ago, and 45 per cent of Indians now are under the age of 30. Little wonder then that most...
Posted by
Jaydeep Shetty | Aug 20,2015
India is being noticed worldwide. The timing is appropriate since the world is in turbulence, but India is calm. The European Union (EU) is battling...
Posted by
Vijay Mathur | Jun 17,2015
The story of Indian handlooms dates back to the Indus Valley–most active during the period 2500-1700 BC–and stands today at the crossroads of...
Posted by
Dr. Vandana Bhandari | Jun 17,2015
Travelling to China recently for an international crafts conference and fair where craftspeople from all over the world were participating, it was a ...
Posted by
Laila Tyabji | Jun 17,2015

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