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Nagaland gears up for Hornbill festival from Dec 1

Hornbill Festival showcases the culture, heritage, food and customs of Naga tribes and people The Nagaland government is all set to organise the popular Hornbill festival from December 1 to help artisans and entrepreneurs associated with textile, agriculture and allied sectors, state tourism advisor Khehovi Yepthomi said on Friday. The 10-day programme, which boosts the […]

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National Apprenticeship Training Scheme to continue for next 5 years

The apprentices who have completed graduate and diploma programme in Engineering, Humanities, Science and Commerce will be given stipend of Rs.9,000/- and Rs.8,000/- per monthrespectively. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today has accorded its approval for stipendiary support of Rs. 3,054 crore to apprentices who undergo apprenticeship training under National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) […]

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A Hundred Hands gives craftsmen a much-needed boost

A Hundred Hands, the Bengaluru-based artisans collective, is back this week for the first time since the pandemic struck Edition XI of A Hundred Hands, a collective of handmade products by craftsmen from around the country, will take place from November 24 to 28 in Bengaluru. A Hundred Hands was founded by sisters Mala and […]