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The Healer


India and Pakistan have been at odds throughout their histories. Will tea prove to be a healer? Recent developments seem to indicate as much. A visit by an Indian tea delegation to Pakistan seems to getting off on the right foot. And this year, India plans to export about 25 million kilos of tea to […]

Assam — now officially renamed “Asom” — has been in the news a lot lately. But the news isn’t good. On September 24, Haridhan Das, the manager of the Hullunghabi tea estate was brutally gunned down by ULFA (United Liberation Front of Asom) militants with four bullets fired at close range [link]. That same night, […]