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Prayer Near Tulsi Plant at Kati Bihu

Kati Bihu and Its Significance

Kati Bihu, also known as Kongali Bihu is one of the three prominent Bihu festivals of Assam.  It is celebrated on the last day of Assamese Aahin month (sixth month of the Assamese calendar). Like the other two Bihus i.e., Bohag Bihu and Magh Bihu, Kati Bihu is also closely related to agriculture.  Kati Bihu is the […]

M C Mary Kom

Mary Kom wins Gold at Asian Games

Ace Manipuri boxer M C Mary Kom today became the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Games after she came from behind to beat Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight (51KG) title clash. The Manipuri mother-of-three, ‘Magnificent Mary’, also a five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist, defeated Shekerbekova 2-0 […]

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Top Online Shopping Websites in Assam

Like the other parts of India, North-East India including Assam is fast taking to online shopping. In a recent survey, conducted by country’s major fashion portal Myntra.com, Guwahati ranked 11th among the top 15 cities in India for online shopping. According to this survey, along with Guwahati, there has been a steady increase in the […]

Stillwell Road

The Stilwell or Ledo Road

The Ledo Road or Stillwell Road is a 1,079 miles (1736 km) long road built during during the World War II by General Joseph Stilwell of the U.S. Army from Ledo, Assam, India to Kunming, Yunnan, China. The primary objective of constructing this road was to maintain the supply line to China, from Ledo Railhead in […]

KHEL - the Game

New Assamese Film “KHEL – the Game”

The shooting for new Assamese feature fim”KHEL – the Game” is currently going on. The film is directed by Ashok Kumar Bishaya and executive director is well known Assamese actress Barsha Rani Bishaya. KHEL – the Game is produced by Ashok Kumar Bishaya under the banner of Lakshmi Narayan Films. Based on a case of murder, the story and screenplay of […]

Caravan Tourism in Assam

Caravan Tourism arrives in Assam

Most of us have seen them on television and in films. Now, caravan tourism has taken off in Assam too. Tourists in Assam will now be able to enjoy the same experience with the newly introduced two caravans by Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) yesterday on 20th September 2014. Chief Minister Mr Tarun Gogoi yesterday […]