First Assamese language animation film to hit theatres on November 11

First Assamese language animation film to hit theatres on November 11

GUWAHATI: Assam is all set to see the release of the first animation film in the Assamese language on Friday. The film, titled “Sarbagunakar Srimanta Sankardeva” (meaning Omni-virtuous Srimanta Sankardeva), will be released in about 40 theatres located across the state. Co-produced by Guwahati-based businessman Sanjeev Narayan and National Award winning film director Manju Bora, the […]

Darjeeling’s 1st ever music festival comes to an enthralling close!

Darjeeling’s 1st ever music festival comes to an enthralling close!

In the picturesque land of the white orchids, Kurseong, Darjeeling, for the first time ever, a music festival was organized on October 16th, 2016. Renowned bands from across Darjeeling hills and Sikkim shared the same stage and rocked the souls like never before. In total 10 bands performed with Bipul Chettri and The Traveling Band headlining […]

Watch Bijou Thaangjam from Manipur in Nat Geo’s promo, ‘Dark Hours’!

Watch Bijou Thaangjam from Manipur in Nat Geo’s promo, ‘Dark Hours’!

Bijou Thaangjam is an Indian actor, lyricist, art director and chef originally from Imphal, Manipur. He was one of the contestants on the reality cooking competition MasterChef India 2. He is known for his role in the film Mary Kom. Watch this trailer featuring Bijou Thaangjam in National Geographic’s promo for the upcoming mystery series, Dark Hours. […]

5 Nostradamus Predictions for America in 2016

5 Nostradamus Predictions for America in 2016

The French physician and astrologer, Michel de Notre Dame, historically known as Nostradamus, is considered by many as one of the most accurate prophets in history. In his book ‘The Prophecies’, he writes more than a thousand four-line poetic verses called “quatrains,” verses that seem to predict the future. Nostradamus has been credited with predicting […]

Folktales of NE: The mythical giant serpent ‘U Thlen’, the first act of keeping it and the question. Is it more than a superstition?

Folktales of NE: The mythical giant serpent ‘U Thlen’, the first act of keeping it and the question. Is it more than a superstition?

This legend continues to be a part of most Khasi households, even today. It is regarded as a superstition and yet truth and no one could be absolutely certain. A great majority of Khasis believe in the story while some have rubbished it as a mere tale of old. It is said that Khasi folklore records […]

Sikkim: 200 celebrities from Mumbai and Nepal to visit Gangtok for Nepali Film Award!

Sikkim: 200 celebrities from Mumbai and Nepal to visit Gangtok for Nepali Film Award!

INAS (International Nepalese Artists Society) Sikkim Region will be hosting the  4th INAS Nepali Film Award 2016 at Mannan Kendra, Gangtok, Sikkim on November 9. There will be 16 Award Categories. Veteran Bollywood actor Danny Denzongpa will be honored with “Life Time Achievement Award” . India’s famous Director of Photography Binod Pradhan who is known […]