Till 2010, the state recorded a huge quantity of ginger production annually. Ginger produced, specially in Assam’s Karbi Anglong and then NC Hills (present name Dima Hasao) is known for its quality and organic aspects. Other popular ginger belts includes two lower Assam districts- Nalbari, Borpeta, two east Assam districts – Sonitpur, Darrang, three upper Assam districts – Golaghat, Sibsagar, Tinsukia and central Assam’s Nagaon district.
Three fourth of total ginger production of the state is from the two hill districts. Better quality and medicinal value of the product of the hilly region is internationally popular. Two influential tribes –Kukis and Karbis are involved in ginger cultivation.
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Tribute To the Dada of Indian Politics
Former President Pranab Mukherjee, aged 84, passed away on 31 August evening after prolonged illness. He was admitted to the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment on August 10 and was operated the same day for removal of a clot in his brain. He later had gone into septic shock due to his lung infection.
Salute to the Silent Warriors!
The Army Dog Unit, fondly called “The Silent Warriors”, has time and again proven to be an asset for the security forces.
THE WATER BOMB TICKING
Tick-Tocking Anti-India Games, China Now Aims to Deluge the Northeast Amlan Home Chowdhury
Submergence Tolerant: Assam
It took 10 years time for Assam government to make the state’s rice farmers shift to new generation crop – Submergence tolerant…. and finally the concept is now popular at least among 60 percent of farmers of the flood-hit districts.
RECALLING - THE MAN OF GREAT VIRTUES P.A.SANGMA
As September approaches there begins a change in Delhi, morning becomes cooler, midday sun a bit friendly, humidity too pretends to be packing off and a sense of an all-pervasive thermal comfortability becomes visible outdoors. I still remember P A Sangma was born on 1st September 1947and the remembrance takes me to look back and a montages of memories come crowding in: some events are still clear while some got blurred, perhaps the inner flash is partly diffused.
NAGAON PAPER MILL
The Lost Glory of Assam
An Age-old Indian Intellectual Property in Management of COVID-19
Splendid Spiritual Destination Development Takes Off
Kamala To Contest U.S. Poll
First black & Indian American Woman to contest on Democratic Ticket
Overseas Racket In Wild Life Trafficking
Barak Valley for its strategic location bordering Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and the district of Dima Hasao has been infamous for it being a corridor of extremists, smugglers, illegal transportation of Burmese betel nuts, black diamond and now trafficking in wild life with overseas connections.
‘Elections In Bengal, TN, Kerala, Assam Immediate Challenge'
BJP chief J P Nadda on Wednesday marked the completion of one year as head of the ruling party by declaring elections in West Bengal, Assam, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as “immediate challenge” for the party and by saying that the death of party workers in political violence in Bengal would not go in vain.
A Touch of Divinity
One of Guwahati’s oldest libraries is home to classic books about different faiths and religions
The Silver Lining
Here are 20 positive things that happened in 2020 to help you end the year on a positive note
A Slice of History
DOL-DOP Bakers and Confectioners has served the people of Guwahati for more than 45 years
MANIPUR: The Birthplace of Modern Polo
TODAY, AS IT WAS THE PRECEDENCE CENTURIES BACK, PEOPLE OF MANIPUR HAVE THE BELIEF THAT THE MANIPURI POLO RULES WERE CRAFTED BY NONE OTHER THAN “MARJING - THE GOD OF POLO”
RECALLING 2020 NORTHEAST IN THE GONE BY
The year 2020 a series of events that will go down in history. The developments were nothing less than a roller coaster ride not only for the Northeastern region of India but for the entire world. As we are at the last juncture of this tumultuous year, Mumeninaz Zaman recalls the anecdotes of the journey so far.
CPI-IW rises to 5.91% in Oct
Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 8.21% in October against 8.60% during the corresponding month (October 2019) a year ago
AGARWAL’S NATURE THERAPY
तरुण गोगोई का निधन
असम के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री तरुण गोगोई का सोमवार को निधन हो गया।
The filth of OIL
An NGT report exposed the fact that the oilfield in Assam is operating without mandatory environmental clearances. It also said that a blowout has been spewing gas for 160 days now, impacting 10 km of eco-sensitive land