Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicTextile businesses

Topic: Textile businesses

Marwaris’ unique talent for business comes from one quality. It’s called ‘baniya buddhi’

In 'The Ambuja Story', founder Narotam Sekhsaria recounts the highs and lows of building India's leading cement company from scratch.

Banarasi silk industry has a Covid fear: Indian festivals may never be the same again

Varanasi textile traders say the industry was already affected due to demonetisation and GST, and the Covid-19 lockdown was a ‘double whammy’. 

Gandhi is a Mahatma, I am not, said Sardar Patel

Sardar Patel was far more direct and clear than Mahatma Gandhi when it came to assuring prosperity to the industrial class, says a new book about India's 'Iron Man'. 

On Camera

YourTurn

Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
A vegetable vendor speaks on his mobile phone at a retail market area in Kolkata | Reuters file photo

World Bank cuts India’s growth forecast to 6.5% from 7.5% for current fiscal

In its twice-a-year report on South Asia, the international financial body noted that slowing global demand will impact the country's exports.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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