Namakkal: Official apathy to prevent the Cauvery from getting polluted continues as both district administration and the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) officials look the other way while the dyeing units in Pallipalayam and Kumarapalayam areas here discharge untreated effluents into the canals that merge with the river.

Erode: The state government would work together with the textile industry in addressing the environmental issues plaguing the dyeing units, state electricity minister P Thangamani said.

The Southern India Mills Association (SIMA) Friday welcomed the increase in duty drawback rate for textile items by saying it would help exporters improve competitiveness especially in countries which are signatories to the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA).

Coimbatore: Southern India Mills Association (SIMA) on Friday welcomed the increase in duty drawback rate for textile items, saying it would help the exporters improve their competitiveness. This was especially in respect with Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) countries.

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government is mulling giving 30 per cent discount on khadi products to boost the sales, a state minister said Friday.

Ludhiana: Citing the rising cost of production and stiff competition, city-based garment exporters have demanded intervention from the state government to bail them out of the situation.