| India : Textile strike suspends after Maranís intervention (November 24, 10)|
The country's largest textile strike in recent times which involved more than 6 million textiles workers has been suspended following textile minister Dayanidhi Maran's personal intervention.
| India : Indias biggest fabric show inaugurated (November 24, 10)|
The countrys biggest fabric and accessories show was inaugurated in Gurgaon on Monday. The three-day event, called the Source zOne Fair, is being organized by the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) in order to bring the apparel manufacturers and buyers together and give a boost to the countrys apparel export machinery, a large portion of which operates from within Gurgaon.
| India : Textile industry needs to become cost-effective: SIMA Chief (November 23, 10)|
Even as cotton yarn manufacturers and user industries such as hosiery and garments producers are involved in a slugfest in the wake of increase in yarn prices, the mills have refuted their claim of yarn shortage.
| India : Punjab spinning mills jostling for cotton stock (November 23, 10)|
The spinning industry in Punjab is under pressure due to escalating input costs. Despite a bright outlook for cotton crop and an all-time high price of cotton in the open market (about Rs 4,250 per maund, one mound is 37.324 kg), the spinners are not finding an easy access to the required quantity of cotton.
| India : Technical textiles sector to get a thrust in Gujarat (November 23, 10)|
With its upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit (VGGIS) 2011, the Government of Gujarat plans to focus specifically on technical textiles this time.
| India : Textile workers demand ban on cotton yarn export (November 23, 10)|
Several textile industries and weaving units protested against the soaring prices of cotton by observing a day-long strike in Tamil Naduís Tirupur city, demanding the government to put a ban on cotton yarn exports.