Tea Current Affairs, GK & News

CSIR develops new Hand Sanitizer without using chemicals

The Scientists at the CSIR-IHBT (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology) has developed a new sanitizer without using chemicals. Highlights The scientists have used active tea constituents, alcohol and have developed the sanitizer according to the guidelines of World Health Organization. Usually chemicals such as triclosan, parabens, phthalates and synthetic fragrance ..

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Endophytic Actinobacteria

Researchers at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST) Guwahati have found that the endophytic Actinobacteria have antifungal growth-promoting activities. They have also discovered that application of endophytic Actinobacteria could reduce chemical inputs in Tea plantation crop. IASST is an autonomous institute under Department of Science & Technology. This discovery would help decrease ..

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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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15 December: International Tea Day

International Tea Day is observed every year on 16 December since 2005. The day is celebrated in tea producing nations such as India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Malaysia. About International Tea Day Objective: To draw global attention of governments and citizens to impact of global tea trade on ..

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Economic Development of the North-East

For the economic development of the north-eastern states, the Indian Government is investing money and leveraging modern technology to help the locals economize their domestic produce. These include bamboo products, bird feathers, traditional clothing items, and beverages.? One such area where the Indian Government can aid in the economic development of the people of the ..

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