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Headhunters

India is a land of mysteries and marvels. With over a billion people, our country is a treasure chest of stories. East, West, North or South, channel into any direction and chances are that you will end up with a… Continue Reading →

Sekrenyi festival of Nagaland

Sekrenyi is the major festival of the Angami. It is a 10 day celebration which signifies purification and sanctification (before going to war). Two days prior to the main festival firewood is collected. On the next day animals are hunted… Continue Reading →

Nazu festival

Nazu festival is celebrated with lot of pomp and show by the Pochury tribe of Nagaland. This Nagaland festival continues for 10 days and is held in the month February. This festival is very significant in the tribal communities as… Continue Reading →

Naga tattoos

The Naga tattoos were a rite of passage made to mark achievement, valour, bravery, beauty, identification and status in our society. It was practiced among the indigenous Naga communities of the Ao, Chang, Phom, Pochury, Khiamniungan, Konyak, Sangtam, and Yimchungru…. Continue Reading →

Repolling in Nagaland

In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, there was repolling done in various constituencies. But it was reported that not a single voter turned up for a re-poll at 5 polling stations in Nagaland on 15 May 2014. source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_2014

Dry States – No Alcohol

In India, consumption of alcohol is prohibited in the states of Gujarat, Manipur, Mizoram , Kerala and Nagaland, as well as the union territory of Lakshadweep. Kerala is implementing prohibition in phased manner. Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcohol_laws_of_India

Hottest Chili

The bhut jolokia also known as bih jolokia, u-morok, ghost pepper, ghost chili pepper, red naga chili, Naga Jolokia, and ghost chili is India’s Hottest Chilli. It is cultivated in Bangladesh and Indian states of Assam, Nagaland and Manipur. In… Continue Reading →

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