Abandoned and haunted: 12 most eerie places on earth

Abandoned and haunted: 12 most eerie places on earth

‘Door to Hell’, Turkmenistan The ‘Door to Hell’ is a crater which is formed on a gas vent. Lit by soviet prospectors over 40 years back, the crater mysteriously continues to burn. Add to that the bizarre coincidence of it’s proximity to ‘Darvaza,’ village (which literally means door) and the site has spawned all sorts […]

DID YOU KNOW About the first medical institution of Northeast India?

DID YOU KNOW About the first medical institution of Northeast India?

DIBRUGARH, January 11, 2018 The first medical institution of Northeast India, Dr John Berry White Medical School – which was lying in a state of disrepair for years – is all set to receive a new lease of life. In 1858, a 24-year-old British surgeon, John Berry White, came to Assam to work under the […]

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

DID YOU KNOW that India’s finest weed is found in the Northeast

Manipur’s Marijuana  has been considered as the best weed in the country. As stories keep on surfacing of smuggling contraband opium, there are reasons which make this state a favorable entity for such clandestine operations. Owing to its geographical compulsions, Manipur has become a source, destination and transit point for Opium, Heroin, Marijuana and other […]

DID YOU KNOW -Bear Grylls has a connection with Northeast India?

DID YOU KNOW -Bear Grylls has a connection with Northeast India?

Edward Michael “Bear” Grylls, born on 7 June 1974 is a Northern Irish born British adventurer, writer and television presenter. He is widely known for his television series Man vs. Wild (2006–2011), originally titled Born Survivor: Bear Grylls in the United Kingdom. Amidst all the fame, did you even bother to trace the roots of this […]

DID YOU KNOW ‘Bahubali- The Conclusion’ has a Northeast connection?

DID YOU KNOW ‘Bahubali- The Conclusion’ has a Northeast connection?

May 6, 2017: Bollywood sensation Bahubali- The Conclusion has taken the Nation by storm and Northeast India is no exception to it. While many may now be satisfies after knowing the answer to the most awaited question “Why Katappa killed Bahubali?”, there is one more surprise for all Bahubali fans of Northeast India! As per reports […]

Saint Nicholas to Santa: The Surprising Origins of Mr. Claus!

Saint Nicholas to Santa: The Surprising Origins of Mr. Claus!

By Brian Handwerk, for National Geographic  Any kid can tell you where Santa Claus is from—the North Pole. But his historical journey is even longer and more fantastic than his annual, one-night circumnavigation of the globe. The modern American Santa was born in the Mediterranean, evolved across northern Europe, and finally assumed his now-familiar form on the shores […]