Cherry Blossom arrive early in Shillong

Posted by - November 8, 2018

Albert Chiang, Scientist IBSD A team of scientists and research scholars of the Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) led by Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Director IBSD, have been travelling extensively across the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya in the month of October to study the onset of flowering of the Himalayan Cherry, in a lead

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Mongsenyimti Celebrates Tsungremmong Festival

Posted by - September 18, 2018

Mongsenyimti, the first village of Langpangkong Range the drives down national highway 61 from Mokokchung, Nagaland celebrated its Tsungremmong festival on 2nd August. This festival is one of the most important festivals of the Ao Naga community. Mongsenyimti is one of the few villages in the range where this festival is popularly celebrated. Situated at

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Reminiscence on Zhaimai Labour Corps to France

Posted by - June 28, 2018

Robert Situated on the North eastern part of Senapati District, Manipir, Zhaimai village (officially known as Liyai) is considered to be the largest village amongst the Paumai Naga villages in Manipur. Zhaimai comes from two words that is ‘Zhai’ meaning ‘Lake’ and ‘Mai’ meaning ‘People’. Literally it connotes ‘People who live near the Lake’. Bestowed

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Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned 4 projects under the theme of Tribal Circuit: Shri K. J. Alphons 

Posted by - May 1, 2018

Tribal Circuit is one of the fifteen thematic circuits identified for development under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism. Under Swadesh Darshan Scheme, Ministry aims to develop tourism infrastructure in the country in a planned and prioritized manner on the principles of high tourist value, competitiveness, sustainability, enriching tourist experience and creation of livelihood

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Pangsau Pass International Festival Inaugurated

Posted by - February 10, 2018

Avik Chakraborty Chief Minister Pema Khandu inagurated the 7th edition of the three day Pangsau pass international festival at Nampong in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh on January 20, 2018. Speaking on the occasion, CM Khandu said the main objective of the festival is to showcase  the rich culture of the Arunachal Pradesh. “This is

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Kuki Chavang Kut celebrated in Dibrugarh

Posted by - December 3, 2017

Avik Chakraborty With the spell of enchanting autumn weather enhancing romanticism and the spirit of celebration and merriment, the Kuki tribes of Upper Assam converged together in Dibrugarh on the 4th November and celebrated one of their most popular and colourful festivals called Chavang Kut with the theme “Reminiscing the traditional past”. Led by the

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India International Cherry Blossom Festival in November at Shillong

Posted by - November 3, 2017

Dr Albert Chiang Dr Mukul M Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya and Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Director of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), invited the people of India and the international community to visit Shillong, Meghalaya and enjoy the India International Cherry Blossom Festival. It is the World’s only Autumn Cherry Blossom Festival, which

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