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100Drums wangala Festival

100 Drums Wangala Festival is an annual cultural festival of the Garos, held every year at Asanang, 18 kms from Tura the headquarters of West Garo Hills district, Meghalaya. Wangala is the most significant post-harvest festival of the Garos, who… Continue Reading →

Dr.Sanjukta parashar

Dr Sanjukta Parashar, a young and dynamic IPS officer, who followed the footsteps of Kiran Bedi in one of the most male-dominated profession in the world. Despite having secured 85th Position (All India Ranking) in the UPSC, she opted the… Continue Reading →

First Public Sector Refinery of India

Guwahati Refinery was set up at Noonmati in Guwahati on January 1, 1962. Guwahati Refinery is the first Public Sector refinery of India and belongs to Indian Oil Corporation Limited. The refinery was inaugurated by Late Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru,… Continue Reading →

Mayong-land of black magic and witch craft

A majority of tourists visit different tourist places for a delightful landscape, weather, natural abundance, or for its historical significance. But there is a place in India that is becoming a popular tourist spot because of its art of magic… Continue Reading →

Jatinga-bird mystery

Over the last 100 years, thousands of birds have flown to their death over a small strip of land in Jatinga, India. In a town of only 2,500 people, this bizarre Bermuda Triangle of fowl death remains largely unexplained, despite… Continue Reading →

Namaste

Namaste is a respectful form of greeting in Hindu custom, found on the Indian Subcontinent and among the Indian diaspora. It is used both for salutation and valediction. Namaste is usually spoken with a slight bow and hands pressed together,… Continue Reading →

National Aquatic Animal

India has declared Ganga Dolphin as the National Aquatic Animal of India. The Gange River Dolphin is a rare species of dolphins found only in Indian and neighbor countries. Dolphins are amongst one of the oldest creatures in the world… Continue Reading →

Different Name of Golgappa

Different Name of Golgappa 1. Golgappa – Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan 2. Pani Puri – Hilly part of neighbouring country Nepal, Maharashtra (Mumbai and all the parts of Maharashtra), Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka,… Continue Reading →

World’s Largest River Island and Smallest Inhabited River Island

Majuli or Majoli is a river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, India. The island had a total area of 1,250 square kilometres (483 sq mi), but having lost significantly to erosion it has an area of only 421.65 square… Continue Reading →

World’s oldest oil refinery still in operation

Digboi is known as the Oil City of Assam where the first oil well in Asia was drilled. The first refinery was started here as early as 1901. Digboi has the oldest oil well in operation. With a significant number… Continue Reading →

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