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)

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