Assam

Floods, coronavirus dent India's tea output in first half of 2020

India's tea production in the first half of 2020 fell 26.4% from a year ago to 348.26 million kilograms (kg) as heavy floods and coronavirus movement restrictions curbed output in the main producing region, the state-run Tea Board said in a statement. 3 days ago
Oil spill

Explained: Here's why Mauritius has declared emergency

The emergency was announced by Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth late Friday, as satellite images showed a dark slick spreading in the turquoise waters near environmental areas that the government called "very sensitive." 6 days ago