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Red Hill: Once a War Site, Now a Symbol of Indo-Japan Friendship

The Red Hill is a historical hillock located about 17 km south of Imphal City, on Tiddim Road. The place was the scene of action and the theater of the fierce battle that took place between the Allied Forces and the Japanese Forces fighting along side the Indian National Army (INA) in World War II. Red Hill has now become a tourist attraction since the Japanese war veterans constructed monument at the foot of this hill. Interestingly, the monument is

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Loktak: the Mystical Floating Islands You Thought Existed Only in Fairy Tales

The North-east of India is a region full of wonderful destinations: mysterious forests, pristine lakes and peaceful monasteries. One of the most important of these destinations is the Loktak Lake, a sparkling diamond among the pearls. Loktak lake is the largest fresh water lake in North-east India and is located in the state of Manipur.  People of Manipur are culturally, socially and economically linked with Loktak Lake and hence the lake has been referred to as the lifeline of Manipur.

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NE Greens Wishes Everyone a Happy Independence Day from Moirang

On the eve of the festive occasion of India’s 65th year of Independence, NE Greens wishes a Happy Independence Day to all our readers and subscribers! We take you to the culturally rich township of Moirang which is a municipal council in Bishnupur district of Manipur and is located about 45 km away from the state capital Imphal. Moirang is famous for its ancient temples particularly of Lord Thangjing and is also the place of origin of the the graceful

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Jatinga Bird Mystery Promotes Tourism in Assam

The world is often thrown into mystical debates by the occurrence of unexplained phenomenon which initiates scientific search for answers. Something similar happened in the beginning of this year in many parts of the world. Some are inclined towards believing that such incidents are a sign that the world is coming to an end in 2012 as predicted and believed by many. Others, especially from the scientific group are suggesting that it’s all natural and there is nothing to worry

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KUT: Post Harvest Thanksgiving Festival of Kuki-Chin-Mizo

India is primarily an agricultural economy and this beautifully translates into several agricultural related festivals across the country. Most important among these festivities are the festivals of harvest which have different names in different languages and are celebrated in different forms. In Punjab, the harvest festival is popular known as ‘Baisakhi’ and is celebrated with much gaiety, dance and music. Magh Bihu in Assam and Pongal in South India are other harvest festivals celebrated with much vigour and enthusiasm. In

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First Naga Women Battalion: The Other Tale of Northeastern Girls in Delhi

Perhaps ever since the first batch of girls from Northeast India set foot in the national capital, they have faced unwanted glances and had untold experiences to convince her that she is different from others living in the city. Many Northeastern girls in Delhi have been a soft target to criticisms for being who they are, behaving in certain ways and being tagged in an often unthoughtful manner. Security has been an alarming issue not only for them but for

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Dhriiti – The Courage Within: Green Hope from NorthEast India

Rapidly expanding cities in urban India are fighting many battles and are struggling to ensure sustainable development in order to induce a positive lifestyle. Showing the way forward and giving courage to win such a battle is Dhriiti, a progressive measure to build and motivate a culture of entrepreneurship and set up sustainable small-scale enterprises. Established in 2004 in the capital city of Delhi, Dhriiti’s primary objective is to promote micro enterprises through a creative and professional approach. Setting up

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