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May 14, 2016

Located in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in the East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh is Pakke Tiger Reserve, one of the finest yet least visited tourist destinations.

Pakke...

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May 14, 2016

Covering approximately 79 sq kms and located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam, Orang National Park is a 2-hour drive from Wild Mahseer. It...

May 14, 2016

History of Tea

Millions of people enjoy savouring a soothing cup of tea any time of the day, not just at breakfast and teatime. After water, it is the most widely consumed...

May 14, 2016

The paintings of Assam can be categorised into three main schools.

Tai-Ahom School

The earliest existing examples of manuscripts illustrated in Assam represent the...

May 14, 2016

The traditional paintings of Assam serve as a source of inspiration to thousands of art lovers around the globe. Renowned for their unmatched quality and outstanding strokes of mastery, they have...

May 14, 2016

Dating back from ancient times Assam has built up a rich collection of traditional jewellery designs unique and exclusive to the state that hold a special place in the hearts of Assamese women and...

May 14, 2016

Toys are a significant part of everyone’s history and they speak volumes about the cultures and lifestyles of different people. Every region of India has its own unique style of making toys, but...

May 14, 2016

Masks are one of the lynch-pins of Assamese culture and tradition. They are usually worn during theatre and bhaona, a traditional performance carrying religious messages that was created...

May 14, 2016

In Assam the craft of making pottery can be traced back many centuries. The two traditional potter communities in Assam are the Kumar and the Hira.

Kumar is a Hindu caste name indicating...

May 14, 2016

The woodwork industry in Assam was prolific in ancient times when the forests were abundant with rare and valuable woods like sandalwood, salmali, agaru and vata (banyan). It was traditionally...

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