Arunachal Pradesh: Documentary explores Apatani tribe of Ziro valley

Arunachal Pradesh: Documentary explores Apatani tribe of Ziro valley

ITANAGAR, November 24, 2017: A documentary exploring the Apatani tribe of the Ziro valley in Arunachal Pradesh will have its premiere in January 2018, its makers said on Thursday. “Ziro: The Lost Tribe”, according to its Gujarat-based maker Mitra Patel, “unfolds the culture of Ziro, which is home to the Apatani tribe, one of the […]

5th edition of North East Festival to commence on November 3 in Delhi

5th edition of North East Festival to commence on November 3 in Delhi

North East Festival, that brings the numerous colours and talents of the region to Delhi, will commence on November 3. In the last four years, the festival has evolved into one of the most talked events in town, attracting lakhs of people who come to immerse themselves in the frenzy and fervor of North East. […]

CULTURE | All you need to know about Chhath Puja

CULTURE | All you need to know about Chhath Puja

A prominent festival for the North Indian state of Bihar and certain regions of Uttar Pradesh and Nepal, Chhath Puja rituals start on the sixth day of Hindu calendar month, Kartika. Chhath Puja festivities span across four days and are observed to worship the Sun god and seek his blessings for the overall prosperity of […]

Did you know? This festival in Manipur celebrates womanhood in a special way

Did you know? This festival in Manipur celebrates womanhood in a special way

Ningol Chakouba is a festival of Manipur in India.It is a social festival and is dedicated to strengthen the bond between married women and their parental families. Introduction: Ningol Chakouba is celebrated in November according to Manipur calendar’s second lunar day of the month Heyangei. Meiteis and many other communities of Manipur celebrate the festival with […]