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Fashion fundraiser Baradari begins today, aims to empower, provide financial cushion for artisans

Over 70 top designers including Sabyasachi and Manish Malhotra have contributed clothes for an e-commerce sale in the Baradari fundraiser, which is endorsed by Kareena Kapoor Khan.

Govt marks National Handloom Day just days after scrapping handloom, handicrafts boards

The textile ministry scrapped the two boards to create a 'leaner government machinery'. Activists however say it removed a platform where stakeholders could advise the govt on policy.

Tourist to ambassador — how Europeans like Jenny Housego revived Indian craft

In ‘A woven life’, textile historian Jenny Housego chronicles her love affair with handicrafts & her journey as researcher and entrepreneur in Iran and India.

The importance of GI tags: Why Bengal is celebrating its rasogulla victory

The two-and-a-half year battle for custody of the rasogulla saw West Bengal finally defeat Odisha Tuesday. The state was awarded the geographical indication (GI) tag for the ‘Banglar rasogulla’.

Fewer footfalls & fall in demand take a toll on Mumbai’s jewellery workforce

Ahead of Diwali, showrooms in Zaveri Bazaar are unusually quiet as thousands of artisans go back home to West Bengal due to job cuts.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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