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Pashmina

Pashmina is a fine type of cashmere wool. Cashmere wool has strong, light, soft and fine texture. The garments made from cashmere wool offers excellent insulation which is approximately three times better than those offered by the sheep wool. The cashmere wool is obtained from 4 distinct breeds of the Cashmere goat: Changthangi or Kashmir ..

BIS to set up Pashmina Testing Centre in Leh

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has announced setting up Pashmina testing centre in Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir to check the quality of pashmina collected. It will be set up in partnership with lab of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh. The centre will have standards testing lab, machines and scientists to check ..

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World’s first cloned goat bearing Cashmere wool born in China

The world’s first cloned goat bearing superfine Cashmere wool has born in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Cashmere fibre obtained from the goat is 13.8 micrometres. It is less thick than the average 15.8 micrometres thick obtained from the famous Erlang Mountain goats in Inner Mongolia. The goat will be raised for carrying out ..

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Current Affairs Update

Super-sovereign reserve currency:Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of China’s central bank, has proposed to create a super-sovereign reserve currency as part of reform in the international monetary system. Zhou’s remarks came ahead of the G20 summit in April 2009 , when leaders across the world and large international organizations congregated to discuss reforming of the international monetary ..

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