The Govt. of Assam, under the able leadership of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, is on a mission to prepare a road map…
The ICRA, in its latest quarterly report, says that prices of new season teas have demonstrated a mixed trend in recent auctions – while prices of orthodox (ODX) teas have firmed up considerably, those of crush, tear, and curl (CTC) teas have witnessed a largely softening trend.
Guwahati: Small tea producers in Assam continue to struggle alone for higher pricing for their green leaves.
Guwahati: The 891 km of National Waterway no. 2 (NW-2) between Bangladesh and Sadiya is miserably underutilized despite its potential to connect the North East to the rest of the country through the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route.
Guwahati: Despite tea being one of the most popular non-alcoholic beverages, there is still not enough knowledge about Camellia sinensis – the plant from which tea comes. A recent study says the origins and distribution history of tea can only be fully understood through a multidisciplinary approach.
Guwahati: Ensuring better direct connectivity between Northeast India and Bangladesh, the Mitali Express train connecting both the neighbouring countries was flagged off on June 1. The train is also projected to spur socio-economic development between the two nations by enabling the cross-border movement of goods and people and promoting regional commercial growth.
Guwahati: There is an impending crisis of fuel hovering over Assam, as the petroleum dealers are often calling for strikes and a Petrol Depot Bandh as the latter’s issues remain unresolved. The latest strike by the North East Petroleum Dealers’ Association (NEPDA) was called on May 31, when the dealers did not buy their daily fuel from the oil companies. Although no scarcity of petrol or diesel has been reported in the city till the time of filing this report, the association has warned of such an impending crisis.