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National Handloom Day: Artisans hope of sustainable living using handloom

Ambassa(Tripura), Aug 07(UNI) On the occasion of National Handloom Day, the artisans hoped of a sustainable living using the scopes and opportunities available in the sector in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai here.
Handloom weaving is an important craft in Tripura. Tripuri women in the rural households prefer to weave their own 'risa and rinai' which are part of their traditional dress. Other handloom products which are woven include lungi, sari, chaddar, and scarves.
The motifs are different and one can identify whether it is woven by the Chakma, Kuki, Lussai or Reang tribes. The main feature of Tripuri handlooms is vertical and horizontal stripes with scattered embroidery in different colours.
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Government comes out with SOP for Durga Puja: Idol size less than 4 feet, Covered pandals, no lighting decoration, no Ravan Dahan

01 Oct 2020 | 11:21 PM

Ranchi, Oct 1 (UNI) The state government on Thursday came out with the SOPs to be adopted for celebrating the festival of Durga Puja or Dussehra in Jharkhand as per which people have been urged to perform the puja privately at homes to as much extent as possible.

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Unlock 5: Lockdown extended in containment zones till Oct 31, all religious spots to open from Oct 8

01 Oct 2020 | 11:21 PM

Ranchi, Oct 1 (UNI) The Jharkhand Government on Thursday came out with a fresh set of directives under Unlock 5 amid the prevailing Coronavirus pandemic as per which it has been decided to extend the lockdown in conatinment zones till October 31 however all places of religious worship would be opened from October 8.

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Tripura SWSE dept holds district level awareness camp on reformed norms of social pension; more beneficiaries to be added

01 Oct 2020 | 11:14 PM

Ambassa(Tripura), Oct 01(UNI) Social Welfare and Social Education (SWSE) department of the state government organised a district level awareness camp on reformed norms of social security pension schemes at Kulai Town Hall in the subdivision of Ambassa in northern Tripura district of Dhalai here today.

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38 new Corona cases detected in Sikkim on Thursday, tally at 2969

38 new Corona cases detected in Sikkim on Thursday, tally at 2969

01 Oct 2020 | 11:02 PM

Gangtok,Oct 1 (UNI) A total of 38 new Coronavirus cases were detected in Sikkim on Thursday, a senior health department official said.

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Tripura: Special MSY camp arranged in Dhalai dist; 10 street vendors get loans

01 Oct 2020 | 10:59 PM

Ambassa(Tripura), Oct 01(UNI) A special camp on Mukhyamantri Swanirbhar Yojana(MSY) was arranged by the local urban body of Ambassa Municipal Council here in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai today.

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