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Darjeeling Tea

Darjeeling Tea aka the Champagne of Teas is cultivated, grown, produced, manufactured and processed in certain hilly areas of Sadar, Kalimpong, Kurseong, Siliguri and Darjeeling at altitudes ranging from 600 to 2,000 meters.  Its unique muscatel flavour comes due to the cool and moist climate, the soil, the rainfall and the sloping terrain. These natural ..

Sale of Darjeeling Tea affected by illegal influx of Nepal Tea

The prices of Darjeeling Tea that recently received GI tag has fell by 20% to 25% due to unchecked flow of Nepal Tea into the country. Highlights Nepal Tea also known as Himalayan Tea is very similar to that of Darjeeling Tea in aroma, flavor and taste. But Nepal Tea is 50% cheaper than that ..

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GI tag for Tirur Vettila leaf

The Tirur Vettila has been granted a new Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indication Registry of India. What has happened? The Tirur Vettila is a betel leaf which is obtained from the trees in the Tirur and surrounding areas of Malappuram district, Kerala. The Tirur Vettila tree is renowned for its unique for ..

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Geographical Indications (GI) Registry: ‘No illegality in granting Darjeeling Tea tag’

The Geographical Indications (GI) Registry ruled that “there is no illegality in granting the tag for the prestigious product, Darjeeling Tea,” while ignoring a correction petition attempting to get rid of the mark. The GI held in its order that “Unless a geographical indication is protected in the country of its origin, there is no ..

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Current Affairs : January 24, 2012

Al-Qaeda takes over Yemen city In Yemen, Al-Qaeda militants have taken over the city of Rada in the Southeastern Al Bayda province. They have named Tareq al-Dahab, a brother-in-law of slain US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi, who was killed in a suspected US drone strike in September as the new Emir or the Governor. The group ..

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