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‘Jal Mahotsav’ awarded as India’s unique water and adventure carnival

Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board’s annual tourism promotion event “Jal Mahotsav” was internationally awarded as India’s unique water and adventure carnival on Friday during the 26th edition of the tourism contest active organized by FITUR in Spain with AireLibre magazine. The competition was organized to stimulate the development and marketing of the tourism industry. It focuses […]

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An energy-saving bamboo appliance in Vietnam is a cooling system

AREP, a multidisciplinary architecture firm, created a prototype cooling system based on the history, culture and original designs used by ancient civilizations. Called an adiabatic district cooling system, the idea dates back centuries, but is still perhaps the most natural solution to the cooling challenges of modern Vietnamese cities that face regular heat waves. Continue […]

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Strive for balanced growth in Tamil Nadu: CM Stalin tells planning commission

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday called on the State Planning Commission to come up with an appropriate strategy that is not only needs-based but could also boost development to ensure balanced growth in all aspects of the state. Although Tamil Nadu is an advanced state in many respects, especially its success in […]

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31 tourism projects inaugurated in northern Iran

TEHRAN – A total of 31 tourism-related projects worth 209 billion rials ($741,000) were implemented in the northern province of Golestan in the first nine months of Iran’s calendar year in course (March 21-December 21, 2021), the provincial tourism chief announced. “The projects have supported the development of tourism,” CHTN said on Monday, citing Rahman […]

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Shgs and crafters get the most out of Saras Mela | Bhubaneswar News

Bhubaneswar: A women’s self-help group in Kandhamal district sold spices worth Rs 80,000 while a weaver in Sonepur sold sarees worth Rs 1.15 lakh a day to the Sisir Saras – a fair of looms, handicrafts and rural products.Hundreds of self-help groups of women, artisans and rural producers in Odisha and 21 other states have […]

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Ambanis to Arab Sheikhs: Meet a Kashmiri papier-mâché businessman who deals with high-end clients

Srinagar: People associated with the handicrafts sector in Kashmir often complain about depressed sales, but a papier-mâché unit in ‘Shehr-e-Khaas’ attracts buyers ranging from Ambanis to high-end customers in the Middle East . Ambanis to Arab Sheikhs: Meet a Kashmiri papier-mâché businessman who deals with 6 high-end clients At ‘Shah Handicrafts’ – the papier mache […]

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More than 800 people trained as craftsmen at Ardabil

TEHRAN – More than 800 people have been trained as artisans in the northwestern province of Ardabil in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21), said a local tourism manager. “A total of 850 people attended short-term craft training courses at Ardabil during the first nine months of the […]

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14 Iranian handicrafts receive the national seal of excellence

TEHRAN – The National Seal of Excellence has been awarded to 14 high-quality works handcrafted by artisans in Alborz province, the provincial tourism chief has announced. Ceramics, traditional forging, toreutics and leather goods are among the works awarded the national seal of excellence, Fereydoun Mohammadi said on Monday. Since the province is home to different […]

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Weavers and Craftsmen Should Urgently Be Linked to E-Commerce: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI : There is an urgent need to connect weavers and artisans through e-commerce platforms and leverage technology to promote livelihoods, said Textile Minister Piyush Goyal. Nothing should be overlooked for the growth of livelihoods in the looms and handicrafts sector, according to an official statement quoting Goyal, who addressed officials during a review […]

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Global Firms Invited to Invest in Key J&K Sectors – Kashmir Reader

Dubai: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha urged global companies to invest in key sectors including tourism, looms and crafts, to boost the growth of industrial enterprises, small businesses and villages in Jammu- and-Kashmir.Sinha’s engagements at Expo Dubai 2020 were part of Jammu and Kashmir Week, which kicked off on January 3 at the India Pavilion at […]