Gems and jewellery exports drop 14 per cent

While the Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal has asserted that 20 per cent growth in exports was necessary for the country to become $5 trillion economy, gems and jewellery, a major category in the export basket, continued its downward trend and declined 14 per cent in August. Chennai: While the Commerce and Industry minister Piyush … Read more Gems and jewellery exports drop 14 per cent

India’s very first design-centred varsity is all set to create fashion designers

India’s very first design-centred varsity is all set to create fashion designers (Representative Image) Avantika University is one of the pioneer universities of India. Situated in Ujjain in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Avantika is the first and only design-centric university of the country. It is a component of MIT Group of Institutes which is a pioneer … Read more India’s very first design-centred varsity is all set to create fashion designers

Kitchen hacks: Keep bugs away from rice with these simple tips

How do you keep away insects from rice? (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) It is advised to store grains and pulses in air tight containers in cool, dry places. However, despite taking all precautions, you may have noticed insects and bugs crawling in them, making you repeatedly clean and rinse rice to get rid of them. But … Read more Kitchen hacks: Keep bugs away from rice with these simple tips

Trade war helps raise apparel export to US

The US-China trade war is directly benefitting Bangladeshi exporters, with garment shipments to the US increasing over 3 percent this year compared to that last year, said the leaders of Bangladesh Garment Buying House Association yesterday. Last year the shipments to Bangladesh’s largest export destination decreased 2 percent year-on-year, said the association’s President Kazi Iftequer … Read more Trade war helps raise apparel export to US