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Sualkuchi- The Land of Golden Threads

Sualkuchi Main Gate

Known by many names such as ‘The land of Golden Threads’, the ‘Manchester of Assam’ the ‘Silk Village of Northeast’, Sualkuchi is a unique village in Assam where 90% of the population are expert weavers known for the wonders of weaving twinkling stars from the sky so efficiently that laurels

Kachchh- India’s Wild West

Kutch Desert

Kutch or Kachchh, India’s wild west, is a geographical phenomenon, full of rugged, fiery beauty. What appears an endless desert plain running dead straight for the horizon, is in fact a seasonal island. The tortoise-shaped land (kachbo means tortoise in Gujarat) is flat and dry, but the villages dotted throughout

Kanyakumari etc. : A Traveller’s Account

Triveni Sangam

Approached through a surreal landscape of wind farms, Kanyakumari is the ‘Land’s East’ of the Indian subcontinent, where the Bay of Bengal meets the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea. Chitrapurnima , the April full moon day is the best time to experience simultaneous sunset and moon rise over the

Rupshi Airport Of Assam: Runway Of The Forgotten Past

Rupshi Airport of Assam

Rupshi Airport is located at a distance of 23 KMs from the main town of Dhubri city in Assam. The airport is spread over an area of 447 acres of land, which, now lies abandoned with no flight operations. Historical account reveals the airport was built during the time of

MAJULI ISLAND – The Cultural Face of Assam

Majuli Island

Majuli, the world’s largest populated river island is located on the middle of the mighty Brahmaputra River in Assam. At its present area of 400 sq km, the island is inhabited by 153,000 people (2001 Census). Majuli Island flaunts a vibrant culture and unparalleled scenic beauty. The island is bounded

Golden Pagoda, Tengapani, Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh

golden pagoda

The Golden Pagoda is located at Tengapani (also known as Chongkham), in the Namsai District of Arunachal Pradesh, in North East India. The Golden Pagoda of Namsai, also known as Poi Lu Kongmu Kham in the Tai-Khampti dialect is a Burmese style Buddhist temple. The Pagoda, was consecrated in February 2010.    

Tilinga Mandir (Bell temple) Bordubi – Tinsukia, Assam

Bell Temple

In Assamese(local language) Tilinga means "bell" and mandir means "temple". Tilinga Mandir is a famous Shiva Temple in upper Assam. Situated at Bordubi, a small town 7km fare from Tinsukia District of Assam. The establishment of this temple relates to a popular local story, which says that, in the year 1965, the tea garden