Why weavers in Belgaum, Karnataka, can not go to market

The paper brings out detailed account of an intervention through a gasifier system as an alternative to reduce the fuel cost in the silk dyeing industry. The field performance of a gasifier based silk dyeing oven developed by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is described in detail.

The Jaipur bench of the Rajasthan High Court has ordered the relocation of Sanganer’s polluting dyeing and printing units within a year. Failure to comply with the directive would result in their closure


The state of Virginia is going to sue the US government demanding US $1.5 million as its share ofthe money spent so far and for future expenses required for cleaning up the pollution caused

The damage that textile production causes to the environment has been a bone of contention for environ

A gaily coloured dress might be a visual treat, but the dyes used in them might hide a dark secret. Studies at the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology in the US have revealed that

NEPAL'S carpet manufacturers have alleged that some environmental groups are the booming carpet industry in the name of a cleaner environment. Bijay Bahadur Shrestha, former president of the Central

A mathematical theory may result in an objective technique to evaluate both the comfort of a fabric and how it will behave over time

Fathers may be responsible for birth defects in their offspring (New Scientist, Vol 136 No 1843). Research using animal models suggests some miscarriages, birth defects and children's diseases can be