Different clothing is known to perform multiple functions ranging from aesthetic to basic protection from the elements. Functional Apparel can therefore be defined as the generic term which includes all types of clothing or assemblies which are specifically engineered for the purpose of delivering a pre-defined performance or the functionality to user, over & above its normal function.

Compression garments are all around us, from bandages and socks to shapewear and leggings. Without a lot of thought, the function of compression textiles seems self-explanatory: they compress.

HANOI: When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country’s long war with the United States.

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal on Monday said the UK-India Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) initiative will expand the economic and commercial ties of India and the UK.

The rupee fell 17 paise against the US dollar on Tuesday, news agency Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. At the interbank foreign exchange (forex) market, the rupee opened lower at 68.59 per dollar.

As per reports, Union Minister for MSME, Nitin Gadkari, presented a written data in the Lok Sabha which revealed that under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) 5.87 lakh micro enterprise jobs were created during the year 2018-19.