Guwahati | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:27 AM IST
The construction of the schools in the tea gardens will be completed by Rongali Bihu in April but the inauguration will be held after the new government assumes charge as the Model Code of Conduct may be in force.
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 02:47 PM IST
The Tea Association of India (TAI) has written a letter to the Tea Board of India, urging the government-run body to set up testing facilities at Banarhat, Nagrakata, and Odlabari in the Dooars.
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 07:25 PM IST
Floods during monsoon affect a majority of Assam’s 33 districts each year and displace several lakhs of people. Most of the displaced spend weeks in schools or temporary relief camps till the time the floodwaters subside.
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 06:28 PM IST
The Assam government also wants to attract industries that want to shift out of China.
Hindustan Times, Guwahati/Kolkata | By Utpal Parashar and Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 09:06 PM IST
Tea is among the biggest and most labour-intensive industries in both West Bengal and Assam. Assam, which accounts for more than half of the country’s tea output, employs about one million people in the plantation sector and has about 800 gardens.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 05:28 PM IST
The Press Council of India gave Mr Saurabh Duggal the National Award for Excellence in Journalism (sports category) for his story on the rugby girls of Saraswatipur in interior West Bengal.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 10:25 AM IST
Officials said on condition of anonymity that dues piled up since the labour department did not get the money to be disbursed.
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 10:28 AM IST
Villagers attacked her after she was found wandering in the tea garden. Two police officers were injured while they tried to rescue the woman from the mob.
Hindustan Times, Kishanganj | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 11:47 PM IST
The incident took place when the tribals started rituals on the tea garden land, which they had earlier “captured”.
By Ranjit Lal
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2018 08:57 AM IST
Unfortunately, our fuses are getting shorter and shorter – and with politicians lighting them left, right and centre, (in the hallowed name of ‘development’) the omens are ominous.
Kumarikata | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 05:09 PM IST
Destined to be boiled, skinned and then cooked in a spicy gravy, rat is more popular than chicken and pork with customers at the Sunday market in the village of Kumarikata in Assam state.
Guwahati, Hindustan Times | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 06:46 PM IST
Golden Needles tea, a speciality orthodox tea variety from the Donyi Polo Tea Estate in Arunachal Pradesh fetched a whopping Rs 40,000 a kilogram when Assam Tea Traders, one of the oldest tea traders in Guwahati, bought 1.1 kilos.
Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 10:03 PM IST
The Uttarakhand High Court also directed the authorities concerned to prepare a fresh one within eight weeks and send it to the Centre for approval
Hindustan Times, Golaghat/Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 09:22 AM IST
The state government has found that sanitation and health facilities in some tea plantations are abysmal and workers are susceptible to treatable ailments such as tuberculosis, anaemia, hypertension and leprosy.