Darjeeling tea: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

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 ..

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, ..