north east

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There is nothing more blissful than getting lost in streets and life of the city of Darjeeling, the land of celestial thunderbolt, as its known in north-east India. It’s like being in a dream, walking through the winding roads and woods, looking at the approaching clouds and water dripping from the tips of the innumerable green ferns.
Senior General Than Shwe

By Sampa Kundu: Senior General Than Shwe’s 5-days official visit to India ended on Thursday, July 29, 2010. He came to India with a number of other top level delegates on a goodwill visit and both the governments signed five ...

Located in the Himalayan range of mountains, Arunachal means ‘the land of dawn lit mountains’, the name itself is suggestive of the beauty the place is impregnated with. One of the gateways to the hills of Arunachal is through Bhalukpong. On the way from here to Bomdila falls the biggest Orchid Conservation Sanctuary of Asia which houses orchids ranging from known to little known to the unknown.

Apoorva Chawla: The tiny thumb shaped state nestled in the Himalayas and under the protective shadow of its guardian deity, Mount Khangchendzonga, the third highest peak in the world, is usually overlooked by tourists as a travel destination, and this ...

Sampa Kundu: The Northeastern region of India is of immense scenic beauty. The seven sisters of the region are considered to the ‘paradise unexplored’ of India. Not only that, it has a favorable climatic condition to produce spices, fruits, vegetables, ...

Laba Deka: Guwahati, the capital of Assam, located at the bank of the Brahamputra River. It is treated as the gateway of northeast India and the most popular tourist destinations in northeast India. The erstwhile Pragjyotishpur (the City of Eastern ...

Parul Sabherwal: I got an opportunity to visit this natural paradise last year along with my family and few of our friends. During the planning stage, whenever we went to anybody, be it a family member of a friend, and ...

Laba Deka: Assam is the gateway to North-East India, dominated by rivers like Brahamputra and Barak. A large part of Assam is situated in the narrow valley that these rivers have created over the period of time. Assam, also described ...

Navjeet Singh Sandhu This is in response to the series that appeared in The Hindustan Times last week named – Reverse Racism. After going through most of the articles regarding the series, make note – most of , I was ...

How much do we Indians really know and care about the North-East? I personally feel that the seven sisters and Sikkim (maybe with the exception of Assam), have been a neglected lot in our country.

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