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A melange of traditions
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India, Aug. 24 -- When the Indian textile industry stood at the second position from 2014 to 2017, it certainly seemed that it would top the ladder in the coming years. However, it's only two days ago that the Confederation of Indian Textiles Industry (CITI) revealed that the industry is losing its edge in the international market as it slipped to rank five last year. Sailesh Singhania, who happens to be the sixth-generation textile conservationist and designer from Hyderabad, whose forefathers joined the Nizam's legacy in 1881, points out its reason. "Indian textile industry was earlier available to the people globally. We are very well known for our prints for the past 3,000 years. When we say prints, it is always India that comes to ev...
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