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Bhogali Bihu
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The greater Assamese community in California this season too celebrated Bhogali Bihu with traditional pomp and gaiety. The people feasted on traditional delicacies like Masor Tenga, Omita Khar etc prepared on the occasion. Traditional sports like...
Nul-Ding Kût Festival
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One of the prominent and remarkable festivals of Northeast India celebrated by the Biate community of Meghalaya and Assam, the Nul-Ding Kût (The Festival of Renewal of Life) is celebrated in the beginning of every year to mark the beginning of a new...
Magh Bihu
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The New year has finally dawned upon us. The parties are over and the picnics (mostly) done with. But for the people of Assam and the Assamese diaspora spread throughout the world, the festivities have just begun. We are nearing the middle of the...
Jonbeel Mela
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Assam is a state in North eastern India that is inhabited by different tribes and every tribe has its specific rituals, religious norms and festivals. That explains why you will find some festival or event is taking place in the state no matter when...
road mishap
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Unnecessary and undesirable road accidents have peaked during festival times and the trend has continued much to the consternation of the public as well as the authorities. Loss of lives and sustaining life threatening and permanently disabling...
Pang Lhabsol
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Sikkim is a small hilly state located in Northeast India known mostly for its vast mountain ranges, diverse wildlife and rich cultural past. The festivals of Sikkim are also enthralling, to say the least. A number of Buddhist as well as regional...
News Wrap
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1. 10 things you need to know about the violence in Manipur: The Nagas and the Meiteis have been embroiled in a bitter conflict for several years now over Naga insurgent group NSCN-IM's demand for the creation of united...
Gastronomic
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There’s something strikingly common between festivals and food. And surely it is not just the letter ‘F’.  A festival brings forth to us a much deserved break from the mundane chores that define much of our lives and sets up a...
Losoong
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Sikkim is a hilly landlocked state located in India’s northeast corner which is rich in culture. The various tribes in the state adhere to their ancient customs and so they celebrate a number of festivals at various months of the year. However...
Nongkrem dance
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Hundreds of locals recently thronged the Smit, the cultural centre for Khasi Hills in Meghalaya, to witnesses one of the most ancient and grand festivals of the indigenous Khasi tribe, the Nongkrem dance festival, here. The festival...
Fish Market
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Assam has a lot of markets, which are thronged daily by thousands of locals and visitors exploring the state. From posh shopping malls to street market zones, the variety of markets in Assam is amazing. However, to see what authentic village markets...
Hornbill Festival
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The Hornbill Festival, the Festival of all Festivals in Nagaland, got off to a grand start on Thursday as tourists, including foreigners, descended here. The 10-day festival, which also coincides with the Statehood Day of Nagaland, is an annual...

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