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Be sure to wear orchids in your hair
The Telegraph

Be sure to wear orchids in your hair

Come Rongali Bihu this April and if things go according to plan, you may see hybrid orchids on the bun of a Bihuoti (Bihu dancer). In a first of its kind, a group of farmers in Upper Assam's Dhemaji district has taken up cultivation of four rare varieties of ... The Telegraph, 3 weeks ago

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Calcutta Telegraph

Ritual lives & dies, in a day

People watch a buffalo fight held on the occasion of Magh Bihu at Ahotguri in Morigaon on Friday. Picture by UB Photos Jan. 16: Tradition lived for another day as people organised buffalo fights to celebrate Magh Bihu at some places in Assam in ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
DNA India

Are you set to celebrate Bhogali Bihu in Assam?

Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Uttarayan in Gujarat, Makar Sankranti in Goa, Maharashtra, Manipur and other states... Each state celebrates the harvest festival in its own way; Joydeepa Sarma Sarkar talks to Avril-Ann Braganza about the traditions in Assam ...
 DNA India1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Bhogali melasows seeds of rice diversity

A stall displays pithas at the Bhogali mela . Telegraph picture Jorhat, Jan. 12: Magh Bihu means lots of mejis , feasts and sumptuous pithas . In keeping with the spirit of Bihu, Assam Agricultural University here organised a Bhogali mela on ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Despite steep prices, state gears up for Bihu festivities

GUWAHATI: Amid spiraling prices of essential items, and three weeks after the massacre of Adivasis by NDFB-S rebels, the state will observe its harvest festival — Magh or Bhogali Bihu — the second biggest festival after Rongali or Bohag Bihu, on ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Athgaon Gosala's role in disciplining cattle owners

GUWAHATI, Feb 21 - Though the concept of 'Gomata' was prevalent among the Hindu residents of Guwahati during the 1940s, it was confined to theory only. In practice, cows and bullocks were not that revered by the Guwahatians, except on the occasion of the Garu ...
 The Assam Tribune1 week ago

Public farewell to Digboi AOD Hospital DGM

Correspondent DIGBOI, Feb 18 Representatives of various organizations, institutions and public bodies gathered at the Luit Silpi Samaj auditorium here on February 14 to accord farewell felicitation to Dr Prabin Kumar Saikia, retired DGM and ...
 Assam Tribune1 week ago

BPF releases second list

Kokrajhar, Feb. 16: The Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF) today declared its second list of candidates for the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) election likely to be held in the first week of April. The list includes nine names, including two new ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

Elders condemn faux pas made by BJP

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, Feb 8 The Octogenarians Club of Guwahati has condemned the faux pas made by the BJP in terming the citizens of the North-east immigrants, thereby insulting the prestige and image of the 48 million people of the North-east.
 Assam Tribune2 weeks ago

No More Bull Or Bulbul Fights In Assam

SC Ban Honoured, Ancient Tradition Broken Guwahati : Assam on Thursday broke with ancient tradition to honour the Supreme Court ban on animal fights. The state refrained from holding traditional animal fights during one of its biggest festivals, ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago Assam honours SC, breaks tradition on animal fights  ProKerala.com1 month ago Assam honours SC, breaks tradition  Assam Tribune1 month ago Assam honours SC breaks tradition on animal fights  Bombay News.Net1 month ago
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