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Support the Indian artisan during lockdown using Antaran's 'advance' booking idea

Artisans from Odisha, Assam, Nagaland, Andhra Pradesh and other states have registered with Antaran and sell their handloom on their website. And in this time of distress, they are still able to sell

Published on 20th April 2020
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COVID-19: Now tribal artisans are making masks ensuring both safety and livelihood

The ministry has decided to extend this helping hand such that the artisans could have a livelihood and also helps in ensuring safety among the people

Published on 12th April 2020
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How online store Brahmaputra Fables is promoting northeast Indian culture to the rest of the world

Dhruba Jyoti Deka, founder of Brahmaputra Fables tells us about the initiative that gives people access to products from northeast India

Published on 2nd October 2019
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In Guinness attempt, girl rides bicycle for three kilometres blindfolded on Gandhi Jayanthi

Not only does she ride the bicycle blindfolded, but the 11-year-old also surprises her neighbours by painting, colouring and playing chess all the while being blindfolded

Published on 3rd October 2019
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The Chekutty Story: How a doll became a symbol of hope for Kerala's weavers after the floods

It's been a year since the birth of Chekutty dolls. We take a tour down the memory lane, finding out more about the cute little doll, made out of Chendamangalam's handloom clothes

Published on 4th September 2019
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How Benorita Dash built her fashion empire from bits-and-pieces in Bhubaneswar

Benorita Dash uses discarded pieces of cloth to make bags, clothes, accessories and whatnot. Drop by her store Ladyben in Bhubaneswar and see for yourself

Published on 4th September 2019
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Looking for traditional weaves with a cool new design? This Insta page is where you need to be

Bhubaneswar-based Tania Khosla Taneja intends to pursue a design course alongside her work to supplement her present knowledge

Published on 2nd September 2019
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This start-up that deals with floral waste employs underprivileged women from Gundlapochampally

Though Maya Vivek was born in Gulbarga, Karnataka, she has been in Hyderabad for ten years now. She quit her job in September last year and then, the duo started Holy Waste

Published on 3rd July 2019
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Fashion and all that jazz: WHy NITTEFTID is the place to be

Dr Sandhya Ravi, Principal, Nitte School of Fashion Technology and Interior Design about the new techniques they are implementing in order to make fashion more sustainable and eco-friendly

Published on 26th June 2019
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No handloom uniforms on reopening day for T'puram students, courtesy budget cuts

State misses deadline to distribute fabric among schools owing to treasury restrictions within schools causing students to miss school uniforms on day one

Published on 17th May 2019
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How Team Thoomri from Odisha is giving rural artisans a shot to make a living by selling online

This online marketplace from Bhubaneswar is trying to bring back the youth to the prosperous handicrafts industry. This is how they got started and how they plan to get the young involved in it

Published on 29th March 2019
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Donning Telangana handlooms, 8-year-old Hyd boy along with four women scale Australia's Mt Kosciuszko

Samanyu was already the youngest to climb 5,895 metre high Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and he also climbed two peaks out of the three highest peaks in each continent

Published on 19th December 2018
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Make in Odisha just upped the excitement factor for students with the Smart Odisha Hackathon

The event also features a state-of-the-art expo which will showcase investment opportunities across focus sectors and manufacturing ability of the state

Published on 9th November 2018
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Kendriya Vidyalaya alumni lend a helping hand to weavers at Chendamangalam after extensive damages to looms

The association was also involved in assisting the 350-odd relief campers at K.V Ernakulam and also coordinated in arranging food and relief supplies to affected areas

Published on 24th September 2018
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These 'Chekutty' dolls made from flood-damaged saris could help Chendamangalam's weavers

Chekuttys are made out of the stained and dirty handloom sarees weaved in the flood-affected Chendamangalam in Kerala 

Published on 10th September 2018

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