Cotton: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Online sale of Khadi face masks by KVIC

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission has begun to sell khadi face masks online on its website “kviconline.gov.in”. Highlights The KVIC is selling cotton masks at Rs 30 per piece and silk masks at Rs ..

WTO is hosting first-ever World Cotton Day (WCD) in Geneva

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is hosting the first-ever World Cotton Day (WCD) in Geneva on 7th October 2019. Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani is representing India in the 5-day event of WCD. The WCD ..

GM Cotton and Surrounding Controversy

In an event organized by Shetkari Sanghtana, a farmers union a group of more than 1,000 farmers gathered in a village in Akola of Maharashtra to sow seeds of an unapproved, genetically modified variety of ..

Colombo hosts venue of 4th edition of Intex South Asia 2018

On November 14, the fourth edition of Intex South Asia was inaugurated in Colombo by Mr. Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Indian high commissioner to Sri Lanka. It is the largest international textile sourcing show in South ..

India ranked as world’s fifth largest cultivated area under genetically modified (GM) crops

According to the Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/ GM Crops in 2017 by International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA), India has the world’s fifth largest cultivated area under genetically modified (GM) crops. ..