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Supermarkets squeezing tea workers share in Assam tea price

Guwahati, Oct 10 (UNI) The ‘ever-increasing and relentless squeeze’ by supermarkets and brands on their share of the price for tea paid by consumers have been contributing adversely to the already prevailing ‘poverty and hardships’ of the tea garden workers of Assam.
Combined with increasing costs and impact of climate change, it is also contributing to a severe economic crisis for the entire Indian tea industry.
These were revealed during a study conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and Oxfam India to ascertain the main challenges faced by tea garden workers and to find solutions.
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EOW arrests absconding Director of Real Estate Company on charge of cheating

02 Oct 2022 | 3:49 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (UNI) Economic Offences Wing, (EOW)Bhubaneswar has arrested another absconding Director of M/s Odyssa Home & Commercials Pvt. Ltd. a Real Estate company on the charge of cheating several investors to the tune of more than Rs 20 crore.

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Sikkim Governor greets people on Gandhi Jayanti

02 Oct 2022 | 3:46 PM

Gangtok, Oct 2 ( UNI) Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad on Sunday extended his heartiest greetings
to the people of Sikkim on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
The Governor said, "Bapu", was an eminent leader who led India to her road to freedom. He inspired millions of people to walk the path of Ahimsa or non-violence in order to break free. His philosophies still motivate and inspire people across the world, especially his teachings of non-violence. He is a source of inspiration for all of us.

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Naveen plants a peepal tree on Gandhi Jayanti

Naveen plants a peepal tree on Gandhi Jayanti

02 Oct 2022 | 2:47 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (UNI) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday planted a peepul tree on the solemn occasion of Gandhi Jayanti in the premises of Lok Seva Bhawan and called upon the people to join hands to make India strong with the message of peace,non violence and brotherhood.

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STF arrests absconding drug peddler

02 Oct 2022 | 2:45 PM

Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (UNI) A team of the Special Task Force (STF) Bhubaneswar has arrested an absconding drug peddler from Khordha .

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Airtel Ads demonstrates India’s first immersive VR advertisement powered by 5G

Airtel Ads demonstrates India’s first immersive VR advertisement powered by 5G

02 Oct 2022 | 1:45 PM

Kolkata, Oct 2 (UNI) Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), India's premier communications solutions provider on Sunday unveiled India’s first immersive Virtual Reality (VR) advertisement powered by 5G.

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