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Pakistani Cycling Squadron to take part in two cycling events to be held in New Delhi

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Islamabad, September 7, 2016: An 11-member Pakistani cycling contingent will be taking part in two back-to-back cycling events in New Delhi starting on September 14, it was reported on Wednesday.

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The first event, Asian Track Cup, will be held from September 14 to 16 and the second, South Asia Cycling Championship, will take place on September 17 and 18, the Associated Press of Pakistan reported.

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“Indian authorities have cleared our squad for the events. We’ve also applied for Indian visas,” Syed Azhar Ali Shah, Secretary of the Pakistan Cycling Federation, was quoted as saying. (IANS)

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When Khadi Transcends Boundaries

Indian Leading Designers Showcased collections using Khadi

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India’s leading designers Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Payal Jain and Poonam Bhagat showcased collections using khadi at Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI)-presented ‘Khadi – Transcending Boundaries’ here.

The event, handspun around the country’s fabric of freedom Khadi in collaboration with Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC), was a part of the SME Convention 2018 hosted by Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) on Monday night.

The designers showcased innovative modern twists to khadi ensembles in colours of white, black, indigo and mustard.

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Giriraj Singh, Union Minister MSME, was the guest of honour and he thanked FDCI President Sunil Sethi, who was jubilant at the fashion show.

Khadi’s celebration was also witnessed by other prominent personalities like Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Meenakshi Lekhi, MP Lok Sabha, ad guru Prahlad Kakkar, KVIC Chairman Vinay Kumar Saxena, MSME Secretary Arun Kumar Panda and some international delegates.

“We would like to thank KVIC and Khadi India for believing in us. We will strive to promote Khadi through multi-faceted and meaningful drives which will bring to the fore its true potential and catapult it in the global arena,” said Sethi.  BollywoodCountry

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