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          Ranchi, May 4 (PTI) In an attempt to provide a platform to fashion designers of Jharkhand and promote the state as a textile hub, a fashion festival would be organised later this month here.

          The Tirupur cluster of garment units has caught the attention of states such as Telangana and Odisha, which plan to replicate some of the successes of the textile town. 05 May, 2017.

          Global blue denim fabric imports by the US during the January-February 2017 period witnessed a marginal growth in volumes of 0.05 per cent over the same period last year. But in value terms there was a fall of 7.33 per cent over the corresponding period last year. 

          Welspun India, part of the $2.3 billion Welspun Group, has announced that its revenue increased by 8.7 per cent to Rs 17,572 million in the last quarter of fiscal 2017, as compared to Rs 16,162 million in the same period last year. This growth is due to double digit growth in volumes in terry towels and rugs and higher mix of innovative and branded products.

          Amazon India plans to open 7 new warehouses in India in order to expand its operations in the country. These warehouses are expected to generate employment for about 4,000 people. The total number of Amazon fulfilment centres (FCs) in India is likely to be 41 by the end of the next month. The company has committed to invest $5 billion in India.

          The Haryana state government announced the state specific Textile Policy on April 2017 aiming for integrated development of the textile industry with the state, at the same time remove the current mismatch across the value chain, said Credit rating agency ICRA on Wednesday.