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Bihu
Opinion  /  Published 15.04.22

India’s unity deeper than linguistic differences

Today is Poila Baishakh in Bengal. In Assam, it is Bihu and in Kerala, Vishu. The Konyak tribe calls it Aoling and the Galo tribe, Mopin. Few days previously, it was Baisakhi in Punjab and Gudi Padwa ...
By Arghya Sengupta

North East  /  Published 12.02.22

Assam new speed limit to check mishap

The Assam government is putting the brakes on overspeeding that leads to about 3,000 deaths a year in road mishaps. The state cabinet on Thursday fixed the speed limits for different types of vehicle...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.01.22

PM's Sankranti greetings

The prime minister also wished people on Makar Sankranti and Uttarayan. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.04.21

Assam norms for festivals

The Assam health and family welfare department on Friday notified Covid-appropriate guidelines for the upcoming Bohag Bihu and other festivals in the state in view of the fresh spike of coronavirus ca...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.01.21

Villagers halt protest to celebrate Bihu

Overall 1,480 families from seven villages were affected after the forest reserves under which they fall were converted into the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park in 1999. They were settled by the state go...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

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North East  /  Published 12.01.21

Poultry ban not to affect Bihu

Assam can cope with the bird flu-triggered temporary ban on poultry for about six weeks but anything beyond that could severely impact the booming sector that was just about recovering after being hit...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.01.19

Groups for muted Bihu to protest citizen bill

Several groups and organisations in Assam have appealed to the people to celebrate Bhogali Bihu in a subdued manner to protest the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha.A...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.04.20

Artistes go online for Bihu

As the people of Assam remained home during Bihu owing to the ongoing country-wide lockdown, many artistes took to social media to entertain them. Hosting live performances on Facebook, Instagram and ...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.01.20

Green tea on uruka night

Some aromatic and sweet green tea with pithas and laroos on uruka anyone? Chay Premi, a congregation of tea-loving youths of the Northeast, thinks it’s the best combination this Bhogali Bihu.“Ther...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 16.05.19

Dibrugarh girl beats all odds

Bipasha Hazarika didn’t have a study table. Her parents couldn’t afford to sponsor her studies. But nothing could stop the Dibrugarh girl from passing the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) ex...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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