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Tag: Sambalpuri Saree

National Handloom Day
National Handloom Day: Odisha weavers reviving dying art, being 'killed' with no aid from govt

As the world observes National Handloom Day today, the weavers need more than just awards and felicitations. They need economic support. They need patronage in terms of market and skill development training. 

The Magic Hands That Weave Exquisite Sambalpuri Saree Now Beg For Survival
The Magic Hands That Weave Exquisite Sambalpuri Saree Now Beg For Survival

Factors like decline in turnover, withdrawal of education and health benefits, discontinuation of bonus and commission, besides, denial of thrift deposit withdrawal have led to exodus of weavers

Sambalpuri Drape Woven More In Calculations Than 6 Yards Fetches 55K!

Bhubaneswar: What could have been a better way to encourage the weaver of the Sambalpuri saree recently worn by actress Vidya Balan during e-promotion of ‘Shakuntala Devi’, than to dedicate the funds generated from online auction to him? Apparently, with the amount of love that poured in for this elegant hand-woven Mathematical Equation Saree after […]

Shakuntala Devi: Story Behind Vidya Balan’s Mathematical Equation Sambalpuri Saree

Bhubaneswar: Known for her experiments with Sarees, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan again stunned people with a specially designed Sambalpuri Bandha (tie & dye) silk saree to promote her movie ‘Shakuntala Devi,’ which will premiere on Amazon Prime Video platform today. The ‘mathematical equation’ saree which has been leaving the netizens in awe was hand-woven by […]

Bolangir man to promote Bahubali-2

By Dillip Kumar Pradhan Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: It’s not always money, but strong will power, patience, and dedication take one to the pinnacle of success. Meet Sanjat Mishra of Bolangir, who is well settled in Bangalore now, whose design start-up, UX Interface, has been selected among best ten start-ups in Silicon India Start Up City magazine. The […]