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Jan 24, 2018
Assam's small tea growers get identity card with QR code to enable trading on mobile appThe Tea Board on Wednesday said it has initiated the process of issuance of an identity card with Quick Response Code to the small tea growers of Assam and the first batch of cards was distributed last week in the state's Bongaigaon district.
Dec 22, 2016
Assam: Locals resist privatisation of oil fields in Geleki amid fear of losing benefitsCivil society organisations in Assam have vowed to resist the privatisation of oil fields at Geleki in the Shivsagar district of the state fearing it may have negative impact on the interests of natives and the development of the region
Nov 24, 2016
How tea sector in Assam braved PM Modi's demonetisation storm to keep paying wagesAlthough the promptness from all quarters salvaged the situation for the state's tea sector, the unavailability of physical banking services within commutable distance was glaring.
Jul 14, 2016
Assam tea company gifts Donald Trump 6,000 bags of tea to 'cleanse himself'An Indian tea company has delivered a huge consignment containing 6,000 bags of famous Assam green tea to Donald Trump with a message to the presumptive Republican presidential nominee that it is never too late to "cleanse yourself".
Apr 12, 2016
Tinsukia cable tragedy: Army, police maintain vigil at Pangeree in AssamArmy and police personnel were on Tuesday maintaining vigil at Pangeree in Assam's Tinsukia district following the death of 11 people after a high voltage wire fell on them when police fired in the air to disperse them
Apr 16, 2015
No place to go: The plight of Assam's cornered elephants is getting worseThere’s a hot zone in Assam that has nothing to do with ULFA insurgents, Bodo militants or illegal migrants from Bangladesh. It’s about elephants.
Dec 11, 2014
Storm in teacup: Food Security Act may leave 19 lakh families in Assam's tea gardens hungryApprehensive about a looming food crisis that may befall on them from January next year, workers in Assam tea gardens are hoping that life won't be a struggle anymore in their already hand to month existence.
Nov 18, 2014
Rising production cost bothers Assam chapter of tea bodyIn 2013, world tea production touched 4,819 million kg after crossing the crucial milestone of 4 billion kg in 2010 and India crossed the benchmark figure of 1,200 million kg last year.
Jan 28, 2013
Assam tea estate murder: Poor management of labour unrest to blame?A month has passed tea estate owners Mridul Bhattacharjee and his wife, were charred to death in the Konapathar tea estate in Assam’s Tinsukia district. CNN IBN travelled to ground zero for a special investigative report.