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Tea
West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.22

5 per cent flavour cap in teas

The Tea Board of India has issued a notification on Wednesday that any company selling flavoured teas can add flavours up to 5 per cent, single or as a blend, with tea. The move, sources said, has be...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

People  /  Published 11.05.22

Meet this third-generation Glenburn staffer who is now head chef at the tea estate

Ingredients Ripe pumpkin, 250g, peeled and chopped fine Garlic paste, 1 tsp  Ginger paste, 1 tsp Onion paste, 1 tbsp Peanuts, ground fine to a powder, 2 tbsp Ghee, 2 tbsp  Green chi...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Places  /  Published 10.05.22

Glenburn Tea Estate takes initiative to protect endangered Himalayan Golden Mahseer

“It is well-known that the Red Panda, native to eastern Himalayas, is an endangered species. But people need to be aware about the endangered status of the Golden Mahseer too. Many locals catch ...
By Karo Christine Kumar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.22

Two stray leopards rescued

After the incident, a team of foresters went to the spot and installed a cage. On Sunday morning, the workers heard the animal’s growls and found it trapped in the cage. In a similar manner, a...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.22

Tourism hope for small tea growers

The Mamata Banerjee government, which has been encouraging tourism in tea estates of north Bengal, is considering a proposal from small tea growers who plan to develop tourism infrastructure in their ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.22

Tea belt feels pinch of CM’s coal fiat

The tea industry in north Bengal is worried over the halt in the supply of coal from the Northeast after orders from chief minister Mamata Banerjee that trucks with “illegal” coal consignm...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.22

Nod to axe 515 trees in tea garden

The Darjeeling district administration’s decision to grant permission to fell 515 trees in a single tea garden in Mirik has come as a shocker to environmentalists and local people. The manageme...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.22

Leopard carcass found, foresters smell poisoning

The decomposed carcass of a wild leopard was recovered from the drains of Diana tea estate located in Banarhat block of Jalpaiguri on Wednesday morning. Foresters suspect that the animal might have d...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.22

Tea export dips in 2021 also

Export of tea from India dipped for the second consecutive year in 2021 because of Covid-19 and the resultant lockdown and the stakeholders’ expectation of a rise in the sale of the brew in the ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.22

Thapa alerts CM to tea tourism concerns

The chorus for stronger provisions for tea garden workers’ welfare is getting stronger with investments starting to flow in for tourism in tea gardens following the Bengal government’s rec...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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