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4-Day long street carnival kicks off in Kohima

The 4 day long Kohima Street Carnival kicked off today at New NST, Kohima. Advisor, Urban development & municipal affairs Dr Nicky Kire launched the 4 day long extravaganza which has been organised by Kohima Smart City in collaboration with Kohima Municipal Council and other government departments, local music and fitness institutes and citizen based […]

9 months ago
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Assam: Sub Committee on Cultural Identity holds crucial meet in Sivasagar

The Sub Committee on Cultural Identity, one of the seven sub-groups constituted by the Himanta Biswa Sarma led Assam government to study various aspects relating to the indigenous Assamese Muslim communities in the state, held a crucial meeting in Sivasagar today. The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Wasbir Hussain, who heads the sub-committee. […]

9 months ago
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Assam’s Judima rice beer gets GI tag: NE Live Exclusive

The traditional Judima rice beer of Assam’s Dima Hasao district has got the prestigious gets GI tag. With this, the Judima rice beer has become the first beverage from the Northeast to recieve a GI tag. Members of Dimajik Hosom expressed their joy after the Judima rice beer got the GI tag. Community members said […]

9 months ago
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Magh Bihu celebrated with festive fervour

People across Assam celebrated Bhogali or Magh Bihu with much fervour and gaiety marking the end of harvesting season. The day began with burning of ‘Bhela Ghars’ or ‘Meji’s — a traditional straw and bamboo structure and prayed for peace and well-being of their loved ones besides feasting and merry making. Community feasting on authentic […]

3 years ago
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Demand for separate Garoland gains momentum

The demand for a separate Garoland is getting louder in Meghalaya with the Garoland State Movement Council today staged a massive protest at the Additional Secretariat. The members of the GSMC demonstrated by holding placards and chanting slogans demanding separate Garoland. GSMC Chairman, Nikman Ch Marak while speaking to Northeast Live said that the demand […]

4 years ago
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Assam observes Kati Bihu

Along with the occasion of Maha Navami, Kati Bihu or Kongali Bihu is being observed today across Assam to mark the beginning of a new harvest. During the occasion, people light earthen lamps at the foot of the household tulsi plant, akash bonti or earthen lamps held up on a pole is placed at paddy […]

4 years ago
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Idu Mishmi’s celebrate Kemmeha Festival in Arunachal

The Idu Mishmi community of Arunachal Pradesh celebrated the Kemmeha Festival yesterday at the Lower Dibang district. State Minister Dr Mohesh Chai was the chief guest of the function. Speaking on the occasion, the minister stressed on the need to keep the rich culture of Arunachal Pradesh alive. Several local MLAs and Rajya Sabha MP […]

4 years ago
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Meghalaya cabinet gives nod to proposal for inclusion of Khasi, Garo language in 8th Schedule

Meghalaya cabinet on Friday gave it’s approval to the proposal of the political department to bring a official resolution for the inclusion of the Khasi and Garo language in the 8th Schedule of the Indian Constitution. Informing this, Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong said that the proposal will be introduced in the ongoing Autumn […]

4 years ago
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Kukis observe ‘Black Day’ in Manipur

The Kuki community in Manipur observed Black Day across the state remembering the 900 innocent Kuki people killed between 1992 and 1997 allegedly by the NSCN-IM. Kukis observe September 13 as Sahnit-Ni or ‘Black Day’ every year. Black Day was also observed in Churachandpur. Observing Black Day the community urged upon the centre to deliver […]

4 years ago
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Assam observes 450th death anniversary of Srimanta Sankardev

Today is the 450th death anniversary of renowned Vaishnav saint of Assam, Srimanta Sankardev. People all across the state observed the occasion with prayer meets at various Vaishnav Sattras and Namghars. As in the rest of Assam, the river island of Majuli which houses some of the most prominent Sattras of the state, is gearing […]

4 years ago