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Friday, February 20, 2015
It was the first evening of a three-day trek in Ladakh, and our homestay was in the lower valley of the village of Yang Thang. The village was small—only three families lived there—and self-suffici...
More on tea AND: human interest
, leisure (general)
Friday, January 2, 2015
I have earlier written that Milo has been the drink of my childhood. Coffee, I realise, is the beverage that fuels my night-time attempts at writing and keeps me going at work, while tea is someth...
More on tea AND: beverages
, lifestyle and leisure
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Productivity and quality are two of the major challenges before the industry
More on tea AND: research and development
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September 19, 2014
An industrywala tells me, rather woefully, that tea is not popular with the young because of social conditioning. That parents have down the years dissuaded children from having the brew because of...
September 1, 2014
A new study stirs up the debate of tea vs. coffee. Tea drinkers had the reverse profile of coffee drinkers, with consumers having a better CV risk profile than non-consumers.
August 25, 2014
If you buy tea from an online portal called teadude.com, you could be putting a tea plantation worker’s kid through school
August 15, 2014
Coffee is not my cup of tea, said the famous Hollywood producer Samuel Goldwyn. So is it for me. But invariably and rather curiously I find myself with a cup or glass of fancy coffee in a public pl...
January 24, 2014
The MetroPlus Team remembers chai wallahs who have brightened their lives »
November 21, 2013
Like the gourmand who cannot see food as mere sustenance, the tea connoisseur expects much more from his brew
November 8, 2013
In a bid to expedite work on creating a Tea Park near here a site inspection was carried out by The Nilgiris Collector P. Shankar on Thursday.He was accompanied by a team of officials includ...
September 3, 2013
Tea is the latest drink to be experimented with. From serving the traditional cuppa to pouring them from a shaker. »
June 12, 2013
V. Kowsalya, a resident of Kavundampalayam and a commerce graduate, always wanted to have a small-scale venture for her earning. Unable to start one for different reasons, she had worked in differe...
March 14, 2013
Buntea and Bubbley brings back the child in you with its bubble teas and yoghurt desserts that usher in summer
September 5, 2014
The first mention of tea with milk is found in the gossipy epistles of the French letter writer Madame de Sevigne. She writes about her friend, Marquise de la Sablière, patron of La Fontaine, who t...
August 29, 2014
When the e-nose was introduced to “discriminate the complex odours” of tea, the tea world reacted quizzically. Till date, the e-nose languishes. When e-auction disrupted the dialogue between the...
August 16, 2014
Drink your way to good health.
June 16, 2014
Kangra in Himachal Pradesh was once known for its tea. Considered superior than the tea produced in other parts of India, Kangra tea is all but lost on the map.
January 24, 2014
Dust tea in Tata Tea Chakra Gold is a blend of select premium Assam tea to ensure consistent quality and performance, says official »
November 15, 2013
Savour a variety of teas and snacks at Chai’s tea lounges »
September 11, 2013
P.D. Diwakaran has no big dreams, being content with running a small teashop in Tripunithura. But, the clientele of this unassuming man would be the envy of any entrepreneur, with customers from ev...
June 15, 2013
Where have all the teapots, tea trays, sugar pots, brewed tea and tea cosies gone?
May 22, 2013
Graphic designer and chaiwallah Jiten Suchede talks about Jugmug Thela and the hopes he has pinned on it
February 26, 2013
Big Straw introduces the concept of bubble teas and other drinks centred around it. The owners, Ashish Mhatre and Vidya Pai, speak of what got them going »
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.