New Indian Rugs: Works of Art You Can Walk On

WSJ  |  Mar, 2017
Couture fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani, called the Oscar de la Renta of India, distills historical themes into modern, luxurious rugs like none we’ve ever seen.
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Opinion | The summer solstice tea

Live Mint  |  Jun, 2020
There exists an enchanting annual ritual of tea plucking during the summer solstice in a sprawling estate in Darjeeling
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Be resilient and live to fight every day, says Rudra Chatterjee; feels black swan events like Covid-19 test leadership

The Economics Times  |  Jun, 2020
“In 2008, we thought we saw the worst global crisis and by 2020 everyone was estimating rapid growth. However, all projections fell apart,” he told ET Panache. “Leadership is most relevant when plans fail, when rule books are irrelevant and one needs to struggle, innovate and ultimately hopefully survive. Being resilient and living to fight another day is more important than meeting projections.”
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An evening of recognising excellence in Calcutta

The Telegraph  |  Mar, 2020
CMA Management Excellence Awards 2020, Powered by IIHM, sees a plethora of awardees
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Designer Raghavendra Rathore On Home Decor, And His Collaboration With OBEETEE

NDTV Videos  |  Feb, 2020
Designer Raghavendra Rathore On Home Decor, And His Collaboration With OBEETEE For Their Third ‘Proud To Be Indian’ Collection
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Parsons & Obeetee provide hands-on learning for a handwoven trade

Business Of Home  |  Sep, 2019
When The New School’s Parsons School of Design launched a two-year MFA program dedicated to textiles last fall, the faculty was keen to have a partnership with a brand that would allow its students to fully explore both the present and future of the medium.
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Indian firm to invest up to $30m in Rwanda tea

The New Times  |  Aug, 2019
Luxmi Tea has announced it will invest between $28 million and $30 million in Rwanda over the next 10 years, making it the first Indian firm to set up a greenfield project in tea processing in the country.
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McLeod flavour for Luxmi

The Telegraph  |  Jun, 2018
Luxmi Tea has picked up four gardens – located in the Moran area of Assam’s Dibrugarh – from McLeod Russel for a consideration of Rs 141 crore.
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Ian Wood’s charity brews up profit for African tea farmers

The Times  |  Feb, 2018
The Wood Foundation Africa has been working in east Africa since 2012 and has had a dramatic effect on the rural economy. It is estimated that 60,000 small farmers have seen their incomes treble.
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In a first, Makaibari registers harvest of tea leaves in winter

Livemint  |  Jan, 2018
Kolkata: This Christmas, Sanjay Das, manager of Makaibari tea estate in Darjeeling district, had a special gift for his boss, Rudra Chatterjee. Over almost three days, workers at the estate had collected 50kg of tea leaves days ahead of Christmas—a first for this time of the year when bushes typically fall asleep.
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Rudra Chatterjee: Steeped in the past

Livemint  |  Oct, 2017
If you are invested in carpet-making, it’s time you realized that the business is approaching sunset. You need not panic just yet though. It isn’t immediately clear how many years stand between now and the inevitable, but you better brace for the end, says Rudra Chatterjee, chairman of Obeetee.
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New Indian Rugs: Works of Art You Can Walk On

The Wall Street Journal  |  Mar, 2017
Couture fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani, called the Oscar de la Renta of India, distills historical themes into modern, luxurious rugs like none we’ve ever seen.
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Makaibari cuppa for cognac price

Times Of India  |  Sep, 2014
Kolkata: A special lot of handcrafted tea from the 155-year-old Makaibari Tea Estate in Kurseong sold recently for $1850 (around Rs 1.11 lakh) a kilo, thus becoming the most expensive Indian tea ever sold.
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