STATS, a sports data and analytics company, announced a new GPS-based athlete training tool with textile heart rate sensors on Monday that will offer users new insights into performance.

House of Denim has established the Denim City in Amsterdam, an innovation campus for the denim industry with facilities such as the Blue Lab, the Academy and the Jean School.

Major exports from Switzerland to Pakistan are pharmaceuticals, textile machines, and watches. Main Pakistani exports to Switzerland are textiles, and agro-foods.

There was a meeting last week of all Surat power loom co-operatives and job workers involving hundreds and thousands of workers where they have proposed to reduce daily operating shifts from three to two.

It will reduce the shipping costs of cotton, says SIMA.

The British Council and IMG Reliance Ltd signed an operational alliance agreement for a project to support female artisan textiles in India. The British Council, is The UK's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. IMG Reliance Ltd, develops, markets and manages Fashion, Sports and Entertainment in India including Lakme Fashion Week.