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    A Taste of Uniqueness for Gastronomes in Extreme Northeast

A Taste of Uniqueness for Gastronomes in Extreme Northeast

By Milinda Ghosh Starting with the locally-famous “achin pinam” (spiced rice) to smoked beef platters, or the “amin” made out of rice cake and chicken, every dish cooked in Arunachal

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    Assam’s Devadasi Dance Experiences a Slow Revival

Assam’s Devadasi Dance Experiences a Slow Revival

By Azera Rahman In a small town called Pathsala, about 60 km from Guwahati, a mission has been underway for more than half a century. The task at hand is

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    ‘Know Your Porn’: Web Series Aims to Bust Pornography Myths

‘Know Your Porn’: Web Series Aims to Bust Pornography Myths

India, where sex is largely considered a taboo subject, is ironically among the largest porn consumers in the world. Madhureeta Anand, a filmmaker known to combine her craft with social

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    Blogging: Aglstyle

Blogging: Aglstyle

January Edition, Fashion, Net Bureau A business graduate from Middlesex University Dubai, Abigail started blogging during her university days and has been blogging on fashion under the name AglStyle from

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    Summer & Salt of the Hills

Summer & Salt of the Hills

January Edition, Music, Net Bureau, Nayanjyoti Medhi Meet Summersalt, the folk fusioners from Shillong of Rock On 2 fame, currently taking India by a storm. Mainstays of the traditional scene

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    Life Expectancy Study Shows Many Likely to Live Beyond 90 by 2030

Life Expectancy Study Shows Many Likely to Live Beyond 90 by 2030

Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, breaking through 90 years in some places, and policymakers need to make more efforts to plan for it, according to

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Guwahati Comes Out for LGBT Rights

  Guwahati Comes Out for LGBT Rights

NET Bureau The fourth edition of Queer Pride, Guwahati took place on Sunday near Dighalipukhuri in the city. Dressed in

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Our Oldest Known Ancestor Had a Huge Mouth and No Anus

  Our Oldest Known Ancestor Had a Huge Mouth and No Anus

A microscopic, bag-like sea creature with a large mouth and no anus, which lived about 540 million years ago, could

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Design Dreams

  Design Dreams

  December Edition, Career, Dinesh Lahoti If Art and Creativity is what you love, a career in design is what

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‘Assam’s Rice Wine Qualifies for GI Registration’

  ‘Assam’s Rice Wine Qualifies for GI Registration’

By K.S. Jayaraman The “Judima” traditional rice wine, a popular alcoholic beverage of Assam’s Dimasa tribe — and an integral

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Spanish Team Creates Proper Human Skin with 3D Printing

  Spanish Team Creates Proper Human Skin with 3D Printing

Using the 3D-printing technology, a team of Spanish scientists has for the first time created proper human skin that can

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Ravinder Singh – The Accidental Author

  Ravinder Singh – The Accidental Author

December Edition, Literature, NET Bureau, Sayantani Deb His autobiographical debut novel “I too had a love story” published in 2008

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Flower Power

  Flower Power

December Edition, Special Story, NET Bureau, Sayantani Deb Located on the banks of the river Brahmaputra, 30 km away from

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World’s Richest 8 Men Own Same Wealth as Poorest Half: Study

  World’s Richest 8 Men Own Same Wealth as Poorest Half: Study

Eight richest men in the world own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest

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Serena Williams Announces Engagement with Alexis Ohanian

  Serena Williams Announces Engagement with Alexis Ohanian

Tennis superstar Serena Williams announced Thursday she is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, breaking the news with a poem

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Cocktail of Diabetes, Hypertension Drugs May Kill Cancer Cells: Study

  Cocktail of Diabetes, Hypertension Drugs May Kill Cancer Cells: Study

A combination of a common diabetes medication and a drug for treating hypertension may effectively combat a wide range of

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2016: Top 10 Fake News Forwards That We (Almost) Believed

  2016: Top 10 Fake News Forwards That We (Almost) Believed

From currency to salt-very little escaped the reach of fake or fabricated news in 2016. Rumours spread from WhatsApp and

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