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From Our Own Correspondent - India

How to make good quality tea; plus is it ever OK to urinate in the street?

On a tea plantation in the region of Assam, Mark Tully witnesses the strictly-regimented process of ensuring the best quality leaves are picked for one of the world's most well-known teas. But is this labour-intensive method now under threat? Rahul Tandon has been pondering another question- why do men urinate in the street in India? Many reasons are offered: from a dearth of public toilets, to a lack of civic sense. Government officials are trying to change habits, but can they succeed? (Image: Women picking tea, Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 4:50AM Thu, 6 Dec 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 11:50AM Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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  • Duration 10 minutes

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