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Sydney scaffolding collapse traps worker

Rescue operation is under way after the scaffolding collapsed at Sydney worksite. One man was pulled from the rubble and another still trapped. 4 fire rescue crews, 10 ambulance services and 2 helicopters responded immediately. The scaffolding was next to the construction site. The workers are trapped by large amount scaffolding and concrete


Ministry of Textile launches a programme for developing knitwear sector under PowerTex India

On Feb 28, Union Minister for Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani launched a comprehensive programme for the development of knitting and knitwear sector in the country under the PowerTex India scheme in New Delhi. The total outlay for the knitwear scheme is Rs. 47.72 crore & would be in operation till March 31, 2020.The programme for ..



National Institutes of Design (NID) inaugurated in Bhopal & Jorhat

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated National Institutes of Design (NID) at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh and Jorhat in Assam through video conference from New Delhi on 22nd February 2019. Both institutes are autonomous institutions under Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and ..


Smriti Irani inaugurats ‘Titanwala Museum’ in Bagru

In Rajasthan, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani has recently inaugurated the ‘Titanwala Museum’ in Bagru that showcases the Chhipa community’s hand-block printing. The museum will be open from Monday to Sunday between 9 am and 6 pm. The Bagru hand-block printing is one of the traditional techniques of printing with natural colour followed by the ..


Rio de Janeiro named as World Capital of Architecture for 2020

The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has been named as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020 by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization). Rio will be the first city to receive the title under a program launched together by UNESCO and the International Union of Architects (UIA) in 2018. The ..


2018 World Photography Day (WPD)

The World Photography Day (WPD) is observed every year on August 19 to encourage photographers across the planet to share a single photo with the world with an aim – to share their world with the world. The idea behind the day is inspiring positive change in the world, by sharing the stories of the ..