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Hornbill Festival, Nagaland 2013

Here is an exclusive photography album on recently concluded Hornbill Festival 2013 at Nagaland by Manash Pratim Gogoi. All the images are copyrighted to Manash Pratim Gogoi via Assam Online Portal. The Hornbill Festival of Nagaland, named after the Great Indian Hornbill bird, is one of the biggest cultural extravaganzas in the North East. It […]

Picnic Spots in Assam

Picnic Spots in Assam

Assam, the sentinel of north-east India is popularly known as the land of red rivers and blue hills. It is well known as a land of different tribes, hills and valleys, Kaziranga National park, the mighty river Brahmaputra, temple of Mother Goddess Kamakhya, and the famous Ahom kingdom’s capital Rangpur. As a meeting ground of […]

Google Doodle on Assam

Pune Girl Wins Doodle4Google 2014 with a Doodle on Assam

A Pune girl, Vaidehi Reddy from Army Public School, Pune wins this year’s Doodle4Google competition. Vaidehi’s doodle represents Assam and shows several cultural motifs from the state including Japi, Bihu dance and tea. It also shows a tiger and one horned rhino, which represent the rich wildlife found in Assam. The winning Doodle titled “Natural […]

Aparajita Rai First Sikkim Female IPS Officer

Aparajita Rai: First female IPS Officer of Sikkim

A 28 years old lady from Sikkim creates history by becoming the first female IPS officer from the state and her community: Gorkha Kirat Khambu Rai Community. She is Aparajita Rai, who secured 358th rank in UPSC 2012 Examinations. Earlier, she cleared UPSC examination in 2011. A  BA LLB (Hons) from the WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata with […]

Anuradha and Adomya in Delhi Film Festival

Adomya and Anuradha make it to Delhi International Film Festival, 2014

Two upcoming Assamese films Adomya and Anuradha have been selected for prestigious 3rd Delhi International Film Festival, 2014. The 3rd edition of Delhi International Film Festival is scheduled to be held from 20th Dec to 27th December 2014. Adomya, made under the banner of BB Entertainment Private Ltd, is the directed by Bobby Sarma Baruah. The film is set to release on […]

Orunasol Man

Orunasol Man : Arunachal’s First Super Hero

Orunasol Man! Yes, Arunachal Pradesh has got it’s first super hero in the form of Orunasol Man : “bina superpower wala superhero”!! “How to save Arunachal” is the motto of  Orunasol Man. Photographer and comic scribbler Jees George, originally from Kochi(Kerala) and currently residing in Itanagar, created the Orunachal Man series in cartoon strips. Last month, he released the superhero fan video “Arunachal reacts to […]

Kaziranga National Park Rhino

Kaziranga National Park reopens Tomorrow

The world heritage site Kaziranga National Park is set to reopen for tourists from November 1 after its routine closure for six months. The Park authority has also decided to keep the Jeep and Elephant Safari excursions open to visitors from that date until further order,  a government release said. Notably, Kaziranga National Park witnessed its highest […]