Saturday, Oct 01, 2022


Salawas near Jodhpur is known for its colourful durries

Showcasing The Durries Of Salawas

Salawas, about 25km from Jodhpur, will host a Durries Festival to showcase its hand-woven rugs

14 September 2022

Traditional Rajasthani crafts on display

Craft Souvenirs To Pick From Your Next Rajasthan Trip - Part II

The bazaars of Rajasthan are made for retail therapy

Himachal Pradesh's Famed 'Chamba Chappals' And Lahauli Socks, Gloves Get GI Tag

This is not the first GI tag for Himachal, Pradesh where products like Kullu Shawl, Kangra Tea, Chamba Rumal, Himachali Chulli Oil and Kalazeera already enjoy indigenous status.

Doll people of Nagoro, Higashi-Iya, Japan

Nagoro: Japan's Village Of Dolls

Nagoro, a remote village in Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku Island—one of the four main islands of Japan—would have remained an anonymous dot on the map if it was not for the creative genius of Ayano Tsukimi

20 August 2022

Lt. Governor Sinha Invites International Investment In Key Sectors Of Jammu & Kashmir

Lt.Gov Sinha's engagements at the Dubai Expo 2020 were part of the Jammu and Kashmir Week, which began from January 3, at the India Pavilion at the Expo.

India Celebrates National Handloom Day As Centre ‘Quietly’ Abolishes Handloom Board

The centre said the abolition of All India Handloom Board was part of 'Minimum Government and Maximum Governance.'

07 August 2020

Artisan Barkat Ali from Vrindavan, Mathura, who makes clothes and accessories for Krishna and other

Krishna Janmabhoomi Row: Meet Mathura's Muslim Craftsmen Who Make Dresses For 'Thakur Ji'

In Vrindavan, Mathura, which is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, there are hundreds of shops selling outfits and crowns worn by different Hindu deities. Most of these are created by skilled Muslim artisans.

25 May 2022


Handicraft Uncrafted By Artisan Hands

How technology is altering equations between traditional skills and the market

28 February 2020

17 January 2020
Under Internet Lockdown, Kashmir's Shawl And Handicraft Industry Lose Their Bandwidth

Under Internet Lockdown, Kashmir's Shawl And Handicraft Industry Lose Their Bandwidth

With 4,196 hours of internet blackouts that cost more than Rs 1,000 crore in 2019, India is the third worst-hit and economically affected country after Iraq...