31 Oct 2014
Guwahati: Normal life was on Friday partially hit in Assam during a 12-hour state-wide bandh called by Bajrang Dal. Around 70 Bajrang Dal supporters were arrested from all over the state for allegedly trying to damage property during the bandh, police officers said.
28 Oct 2014
Washington: Ever wondered why your tea sometimes tastes different? Erratic rain patterns may be to blame! Shifting rain patterns affect key compounds in tea that determine its flavour and health properties, according to a new study.
29 Oct 2014
London: Having black tea and citrus fruits daily and red wine occasionally may lower the risk of developing ovarian cancer, research shows. Women who consume food and drinks high in flavonols and flavanones are less likely to develop the disease, it added.
29 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday made a reconciliatory effort to end the decades-old boundary dispute between Assam and Nagaland and asked both the states to give their own suggestions within two weeks.
13 Oct 2014
Jalpaiguri: Nearly four lakh tea garden workers in West Bengal's Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, and Alipurduar districts today observed a token strike to press for their long standing demand for wage revision.
27 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted a tea meeting for all NDA MPs the first such event after the BJP-led alliance stormed to power in May and utilised the occasion to ask them to be a symbol of positive political entity.
14 Oct 2014
Guwahati: The Assam government and tea stakeholders in the state have requested the Centre to direct the Tea Board to ensure that small tea growers are allowed to set-up mini and micro tea factories within their plantation area.
26 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious projects such as the Clean India campaign and the MP Model Village scheme will be taken up during the high tea for NDA MPs this evening with a view to seek their support and participation for its success.
27 Oct 2014
Jorhat (Assam): Seventy labourers were injured when an over-crowded bus carrying them fell into a ditch on NH-37 here during wee hours on Monday. According to Jorhat district SP Amanjeet Kaur, the bus was carrying 70 passengers from Barpeta to Tinsukia against its capacity of 35 persons.
25 Oct 2014
Mumbai: Amid signs of a rapprochement, all Shiv Sena MPs will attend the high tea being hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Sunday for NDA MPs even as RPI leader Ramdas Athawale said Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was "very keen" on forming a government with BJP inMaharashtra.