Plucking tea-leaves brings fortune for 15,000 women
More than 15,000 poor and distressed women have changed their fortune through plucking tea-leaves in tea gardens of five northern districts in the ‘Kartoa Valley’ ecological zone
Sri Lanka walks back fertiliser ban over political fallout fears
Sri Lanka's government on Thursday walked back the lifting of an import ban on most chemical fertilisers over fears of a political fallout
Covid-19 fallout: 80pc of workers see fall in wages
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, 80 per cent of the workers in four industrial sectors have seen fall in their wages
Tea industry: Challenges and solutions in S Asia during pandemic
Panelists at an online seminar discuss how pandemic affected the tea industry and the way ahead
Latifur Rahman’s ascent to the top
In recognition of his business ethics, reputation and integrity, Latifur Rahman received the Oslo Business for Peace Award in 2012. Following that, Prothom Alo ran a write-up on Latifur Rahman’s ...
Tea seller loses Tk 65,000 in Bkash scam
Bkash scammers tricked a tea seller into sending them Tk 65,000 on Thursday night, reports UNB.The victim - Rakib Mia, son of farmer Helal Mia - runs a tea stall at Aliabad Bazar of Nabinagar ...
Panchagarh to see record high tea production
Tea growers in Panchagarh district expect the highest-ever tea production of nearly 10,000 tonnes this year against last year's 8100 tonnes, thanks to favourable weather conditions.Besides Sylhet, ...
Tea thrives again at Halda Valley
No one would dare to go to the areas a few years ago. It was overrun with wild bushes and trees. This hilly spot was actually a tea garden but with hardly any tea plants. An entrepreneur won it by ...