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Silken dreams of a Sultan

DHNS: The credit for promoting sericulture and the silk industry in the Mysore Kingdom goes entirely to Tipu Sultan. He began his quest for silkworms and for people skilled in the art of rearing them in 1785. Letters instructing his commercial ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

Ever-growing demand for khadi

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Customers at the Khadi and Village Industries Exhibition in Mysore on Thursday. — PHOTO: Laiqh A. Khan TOPICS Is khadi, the hand-spun fabric, out of fashion? A visit to Nanjaraj Bahadur Choultry in ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
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Lets Ameliorate The Plight Of Indian Weavers By Draping Chhabra 555 Silk Sarees!

Apart from drenched Ganges Ghats, holy sip & mouthwatering Paan, Banaras is also known for its unique silk weave that not only defines the definitive aura of an Indian woman but also suggests the regal culture that India beholds. With every saree, a ...
 APN News1 week ago
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2 crore silk mark labels released at Silk Mark Expo 2014

MADURAI: Nearly two crore exclusive labels were released for the public by the Silk Mark Organization of India at the inauguration of the Silk Mark Expo 2014 in Madurai on Friday. The organisation, an initiative of the Central Silk Board, ministry ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Dazzling tapestry of India's weaves under one roof  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago Silk India Expo Inaugurated by Tollywood Actors Abhinav Sardhar Patel, Madhulagna Das  APN News1 month ago

1958-made silk sari gets top prize

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Of the 200 saris, 25 shortlisted for consolation prize As many as 200 saris were part of the 9th edition of the Vintage Sari Contest held by Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation Ltd. (KSIC) here ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Tricksters Dupe Foreign Tourists, Dampen Dasara Spirit

MYSORE: Touts and drug peddlers have been hounding foreign tourists at major sight-seeing spots in the city. Autorickshaw drivers and others posing as guides too have been approaching foreigners on the pretext of practising their spoken English ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Concern over tourists getting conned in Mysore

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Signboards will soon come up in Mysore cautioning tourists against conmen palming off fake goods as sandalwood items and silk sarees. Photo: M.A. Sriram TOPICS A German national recently approached the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Times of India

Tableaux from Mysore ZP enlivens Wadiyar, wins first prize

Mysore, Oct. 5- The tableaux from Mysore ZP enlivening royal scion Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, who passed away on Dec. 10, 2013, won the first prize among the tableaux from Mysore Division while Hassan had to settle down for the ...
 Star of Mysore3 weeks ago I am eager to find an heir at the earliest: Pramoda Devi Wadiyar  Times of India1 month ago

Your old silk saree may fetch a prize

Do you still have a silk saree that has retained its sheen? If yes, it may fetch you a prize in the contest organised by Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation (KSIC), Mysore. The contest, in its 10th year, is open only for the customers of KSIC, who have ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Usain Bolt sports Mysore peta, says Namaste

Ace sprinter Usain Bolt tweeted a photo of himself from Bangalore on Tuesday. He is seen sporting a royal Mysore peta or turban, the most distinguishing traditional accessory of the region. He is also wearing a green silk anga-vastra, worn again in a style ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Bangalore: Usain Bolt sports Mysore peta, says Namaste  Mangalorean1 month ago
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