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Fringe organisations oppose resuming operations in Assam’s tea plantations

 

The debate about allowing tea plantations to functionality in the course of the lockdown has turn out to be a political football in Assam.

A week because closure, the Condition authorities is now willing to permit the plantation market function below stringent checking. But, some fringe organisations opposed the transfer.

On Tuesday, the district authorities in the tea increasing parts in Assam mentioned that the plantations can function below established tips – which includes stringent checking on overall health difficulties in the backyard location, inclusion of only workers members and stringent adherence to social distancing norms.

The estates, which have

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Business Management

Why Indian tea exporters remain upbeat on Iran market despite disruptions

India’s tea exports to Iran have been attaining momentum considering that 2013. They broke all data in 2019 (January-December) to arrive at 53.45 million kg (mkg), with Iran replacing Russia as the biggest consumer of Indian tea.

Can India repeat this accomplishment in 2020? It can, say tea field sources, for valid motives.

The challenge, nonetheless, is imminent. Iran is devastated by the dual attack of the Covid-19 outbreak and a crude oil value war, which limitations usage likely. Export action has slowed down over the previous two months. Faster than afterwards, there could be a political upheaval in the

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Popular ‘Detox Tea’ Marketer Hit Over Disclosures

The Federal Trade Commission has agreed to settle charges with the marketers of a line of tea and skin-care products who made unsubstantiated claims that their products would help consumers lose weight and fight cancer. The FTC also said Teami also did not adequately disclose payments to social media influencers who promoted the products.

In a statement, the FTC said Teami, and its owners, Adi Halevy and Yogev Malul, claimed “without reliable scientific evidence” that their Teami 30 Day Detox Pack would also help consumers, “clear clogged arteries, decrease migraines, treat and prevent flus, and treat colds.”

The FTC also

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Indian Tea Association, CII welcome sops to tea sector in Assam budget

The Indian Tea Association (ITA) and apex chambers CII and FICCI welcomed Assam government’s initiative to improve the quality of life of tea workers and offer sops to the tea plantation sector to tide over the difficult times.

In his Budget proposal for 2020-21, Assam finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma announced that the 7.21 lakh tea labourers will get ₹50,000 each as payment of gratuity on retirement. The budget was submitted on March 6.

This apart the third tranche of ongoing financial support of ₹3,000 each will be paid through bank transfer. Also, tea gardens will get substantial share

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