One of India’s biggest cotton-growing states has formed a panel to investigate how 15 percent of the state’s cotton acreage has been planted with a non-approved genetically modified strain developed by Monsanto.
Net-A-Porter is set to launch artificial intelligence/robotic tech designed to select clothing for customers based on any future plans they might have, such as going on holiday, attending an event, or starting a new job.
Pratima Pandey, the designer behind the label Prama, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Government stating that she will work to support traditional Indian weavers and textile producers.
The International Cotton Researchers Association (ICRA) has signed an agreement with the Pakistan Central Cotton Committee (PCCC) for exchanging research information between scientists from Pakistan and other nations.
There will be a rise in the employment for women with the slash in GST rate on job work of zari (embroidery) to 5% from the earlier rate of 12%, said Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC).
Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was suspended Thursday, the company said, following allegations that he harassed a producer and ignored an actress’s claim of a sexual assault by producer Harvey Weinstein.