Rohingya: Chased from Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh and anywhere

Rohingya: Chased from Myanmar, unwelcome in Bangladesh and anywhere Ethnic Bengalis of Muslim faith, the Rohingyas live in the western region of Myanmar bordering the mother land Bangladesh as well as the hilly area of the Chittagong Hill Tract, where normally they deal with drugs smuggling, theft, robbery, racketeering and rapes of young (male and female). The main community... Continua »
febbraio 3, 2017

Weaving Art of NE India and Bangladesh indigenous areas

Weaving Art of NE India and Bangladesh indigenous areas Northeast India, along with the indigenous areas of Bangladesh, is a dwelling place for innumerable tribes and their sub-tribes. They have a distinguished and powerful craft tradition of which weaving is one major craft. Each tribe of Northeast India excels in the craft of weaving and their excellence gets a charming, exquisite... Continua »
agosto 14, 2016

Meghalaya: Lesser known facts about the Indigenous Khasi beliefs

Meghalaya: Lesser known facts about the Indigenous Khasi beliefs An interesting article from the Maharaja of Tripura’s on-line magazine TNT The Northeast Today. The “Seng Khasi” is a religious socio cultural organization of the indigenous Khasi belonging to the Niam Khasi/Khasi Religion. It’s aim is to protect, preserve and promote the customs and tradition of the Khasi populace because for... Continua »
luglio 25, 2016

A Huge Earthquake Is Brewing Under Bangladesh

A Huge Earthquake Is Brewing Under Bangladesh New geological evidence suggests a huge earthquake is building underneath Bangladesh — one of the world’s most densely populated nations. Researchers have detected mounting strain on two huge tectonic plates in the area. It’s creating a potentially dangerous subduction zone where one plate starts sliding under the other. When enough pressure... Continua »
luglio 16, 2016

Matrilineal Society of Meghalaya

Matrilineal Society of Meghalaya An interesting archive article from NE Live. North Easterners are known to be different. We have always been fighting an unsaid cultural war with mainland India, trying to ascertain our position in the society. There are many ways in which we are different from our mainland brothers and sisters. Be... Continua »
giugno 25, 2016

An interview with Maharaja Pradyot Bikram Manikya Debbarma

An interview with Maharaja Pradyot Bikram Manikya Debbarma An interesting 360° interview with the Maharaja of Tripura, offered by: Media Design Edu Maharaja (no more reigning) of the Kingdom of Tripura (yes, the Federal Republic of India also includes former monarchies, why not?), Pradyot Bikram Manikya Debbarman currently is the Editor of the innovative magazine titled TNT-The Northeast Today,... Continua »
giugno 25, 2016

Traditional Beverages Of The North East India

Traditional Beverages Of The North East India A thanks to NELive for this amazing article.   The cuisine of the North eastern states of India is absolutely enthralling. The use of regional herbs, tangy spices and their unique process of cooking make tourists amazed. However, the regional beverages made in these states are no less enticing! In... Continua »
giugno 18, 2016

The Nagas: the last headhunters

The Nagas: the last headhunters In a border area between India and Myanmar lives an ancient and proud people who, despite several foreign invasions and colonization, had little contact with the outside world, at least until a few years ago. The people of Nagas consists of about forty Indo-Mongolian tribes, most of whom live in a... Continua »
giugno 15, 2016

Girls Rule in an Indian Village: Khasi Hills

Girls Rule in an Indian Village: Khasi Hills Though small and remote, the village of Mawlynnong, bordering Bangladesh in India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya, attracts tourists from all over the globe. Most come to see Mawlynnong’s drop-dead gorgeousness: its tropical gardens, waterfalls and ancient living root bridges, not to mention sweeping mountain views, landscaped cobblestone streets and thatched-roof... Continua »
giugno 4, 2016