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  • Turkey gifts tea-processing plant to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Turkey’s Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock has sent a latest automatic tea-processing plant to Pakistan as a gift in recognition of the country’s tea-growing efforts...

    Talking to journalists on Friday, National Tea and High Value Crops Research Institute Director Dr Farrukh Siyar Hamid said the plant has arrived in Karachi and currently paperwork is being done for its release...

  • Tea consumption up in Pakistan

    8 per cent in per capita consumption of tea in Pakistan has been recorded from 2007 to 2016...

    According to the current market situation and medium-term outlook, published by the Food and Agriculture (FAO) of the United Nations, Pakistan is among the seven countries where per capita consumption of tea has been increased...

  • Pakistan extends airspace ban along eastern border

    LAHORE: Pakistan on Friday again extended its partial airspace ban along its eastern border with India till July 26, says an official of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

    “Airspace ban along its eastern border with India has been extended till July 26,” CAA spokesperson Nawaz Ahmed Sipra told Dawn...

  • Vehari has got ‘tea house’ of its own

    Built on the pattern of Lahore’s Pak Tea House, the facility promises to afford people an opportunity to pursue literary activities and budding writers and poets in particular will be encouraged to be part of intellectual discussions...

    Deputy Commissioner Ali Akbar Bhatti told Dawn that the Vehari Tea House had been constructed at Vehari Club...

  • Potential for local tea production

    A research institute of Mansehra district has found that Pakistan has great potential for producing both black and green tea...

    The research was aimed at increasing local tea output so that Pakistan’s dependence on the commodity’s imports could be reduced which stand at around Rs31 billion...

  • FICTION: TEA FOR TWO

    The Tea Girl from Hummingbird Lane takes us into the culturally rich world of the Akha tribe from Nannuo Mountain, where Li-yan lives with her family: her parents, her three brothers and their families...

    Li-yan’s A-ma, the most respected woman in the village because of her midwifery skills, introduces young Li-yan to her trade, and at the same time bequeaths her a secret grove of ancient tea trees dating back hundreds of years; a...

  • ‘Toxic’ tea kills young girl in Jacobabad

    SUKKUR: A three-year-old girl died and her parents as well as some other relatives fell ill after consuming toxic tea in Ghulam Mohammed Jakhrani village of Jacobabad district on Saturday...

    Area police said some poisonous material mistakenly mixed with the tea while it was being made in the home of Umed Ali...

  • PFA chief says tea whiteners to be labelled 'This is not milk'

    Tea whitener brands will soon start implementing a Punjab Food Authority (PFA) order to specify on their product packaging that the contents are not milk, the authority's chief said on Friday...

    The PFA had issued a warning to food production units in March to mention ‘This is not milk’ on 15 per cent of the total area of a tea whitener’s packaging by June 1 or face legal action...

  • Sri Lankan mission hosts Ceylon tea party

    The Sri Lankan High Commission hosted a Ceylon tea party at Marriott Hotel to commemorate 150 years of Ceylon Tea...

    Though year-long celebrations are underway in Sri Lanka, the unique global 24-hour tea party began at 5pm on July 6 in every time zone across the world...

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