• Krang Suri Waterfall and the story of the Hidden Arsenal of the Jaintia Kings

    Amalrem, located 27 kms south-west of Jowai, the headquarters of the West Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya, has been a sleepy little town. Suddenly, Amlarem...

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    Amalrem, located 27 kms south-west of Jowai, the headquarters of the West Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya, has been a sleepy little town. Suddenly, Amlarem found a prominent place in the tourism map of India. Thanks to Krang Suri waterfall. Most travel websites describe Krang Suri as India’s most magical waterfall you can lay your eyes on.    ...
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  • Mizoram: it’s still the eighties here

    its still the eighties here…. “…….yaad aah raha hai…tera pyaarrrrr….” bappi da booms over the speakers of the local sumo taxi service from champhai to...

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    its still the eighties here…. “…….yaad aah raha hai…tera pyaarrrrr….” bappi da booms over the speakers of the local sumo taxi service from champhai to aizawl……time seems to have stood still somewhere in the eighties….along with the music of bappi da, the mizo state seems to have either time travelled back by two score and...
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  • Travel buffs: Exploring the North east through photographs and words

    The north eastern region of India is an unexplored paradise of wonder abyss and idyllic views that makes for a breathtakingly surreal experience of visual...

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    The north eastern region of India is an unexplored paradise of wonder abyss and idyllic views that makes for a breathtakingly surreal experience of visual delight. The scenic landscape, the freshness in the morning breeze, the hues dotting the greenery, the steams gurgling with their cold splashes beckons you into the serene peace and tranquility...
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  • Taking northeastern cuisine towards the mainland – foodies from the North east

    At a time when fancy food items seem to be the preferred choice for your wonder palette, there are quite a few people who take...

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    At a time when fancy food items seem to be the preferred choice for your wonder palette, there are quite a few people who take pride in their region’s offering of ‘assorted’ delicacies and the like. For these die hard food enthusiasts, food is almost a way of life and they try in every way...
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  • Assam stands in solidarity with Abhijeet and Nilotpal

    With the Karbi Anglong lynching case taking the entire nation by shock, Assam stood up for the restoral of speedy justice for the unfortunate victims...

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    With the Karbi Anglong lynching case taking the entire nation by shock, Assam stood up for the restoral of speedy justice for the unfortunate victims of the incident. A  Facebook group named  Justice for Nilotpal and Abhijeet’s call for candlelight march saw a huge gathering at the Guwahati Commerce College on Sunday. The police had to...
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  • 10 Popular Bollywood Songs Belted Out by Assamese Singers

    Here’s a list of songs sung by some of the finest singers Assam has to offer. ‘Dil Hoom Hoom Kare’ by Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Sung...

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    Here’s a list of songs sung by some of the finest singers Assam has to offer. ‘Dil Hoom Hoom Kare’ by Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Sung by the incomparable Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, for the movie ‘Ruudali‘, his unparalleled brilliance can be felt from the moment this song begins. ‘Gaja Gamini’ by Dr. Bhupen Hazarika This song...
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  • 5 Fascinating Things that are Unique to Lower Assam

    Namoni Axom (Lower Assam) is famous for its amazing heritage,culture and traditions.But here a few unique things that can only happen in Lower Assam: Putla...

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    Namoni Axom (Lower Assam) is famous for its amazing heritage,culture and traditions.But here a few unique things that can only happen in Lower Assam: Putla Naas String puppetry is performed in Lower Assam with distinct characteristics. Also known as putla bhaoriya,this folk art form was widely popularised by Shrimanta Shanka Dev, a social reformer who...
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  • Say North East…Say Food….Say Insect on Your Plate…..

    Insects on your plate….translates to a feeling of stomach churning….but they form the most nutritious form of proteins…   amoli porua….red ant eggs….ground to a...

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    Insects on your plate….translates to a feeling of stomach churning….but they form the most nutritious form of proteins…   amoli porua….red ant eggs….ground to a paste with ginger…garlic..chillies….a chutney relished during the months of the rongali or bohag bihu heralding the spring season of love and laughter…. leta….the larvae of silkworms eaten during the winter...
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  • 10 Evergreen Bihu Songs Loved by All Generations

    গৰু বিহুৰ গধুলি হুঁচৰি গাই, গৃহস্থই চাকি, ধূপ-ধূনা জ্বলাই কালিলৈ গধূলি হুঁচৰি জুৰিমগৈ শৰাইখনি থ’বি সজাই মোৰ আই অ’ শৰাইখনি থ’বি সজাই। Husori is an...

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    গৰু বিহুৰ গধুলি হুঁচৰি গাই, গৃহস্থই চাকি, ধূপ-ধূনা জ্বলাই কালিলৈ গধূলি হুঁচৰি জুৰিমগৈ শৰাইখনি থ’বি সজাই মোৰ আই অ’ শৰাইখনি থ’বি সজাই। Husori is an inseparable element of Bihu. A bihu performance starts with husori where only the males take part.The 10th song in our list is a husori which when played whenever and wherever,...
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