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TISCO full form

Tata Iron and Steel Company

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When did TISCO start producing steel

1912

3

TISCO was set up at an opportune time?

In 1914 First World War broke out and steel in Britain had to meet the demand of war.

4

Cotton textiles industry expansion occurred during

World war 1 and after

5

World War 1 date

1914 to 1918

6

Tipu Sultan ruled Mysore till

1799

7

Bellow

A device or equipment used to pump air

8

Traditional steel industry was called

Smelting Industries

9

The community of weavers of Bengal

Tanti

10

The communities of weavers of North India

Julahas or momin

11

The communities of weavers of South India

Sale , kaikollar and devangs

12

Spinning was traditionally done by

Women

13

The thread was spun on the .............. and rolled on the .............

Charkha,Takli

14

Weaving was traditionally done by

Men

15

Dyers were called

Rangrez

16

Block printers who printed designs on clothes were called

Chippigars

17

Spinning Jenny was invented by

John Kaye in 1764

18

Steam engine was invented by

Richard Arkwright in 1786

19

Chhint

A cloth with small and colourful flowery designs .
Anglicised version is chintz

20

Calico act was enacted on

1720 it banned the use of printed cotton textiles- chintz - in England.

21

First English textiles industry to grow under government protection

Calico printing industry

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Aurang

Persian term for warehouse