Category: Photo Of The Day

  • The Indigenous Peoples of Northeast India

    The Indigenous Peoples of Northeast India

    A Look at the Tribal Communities of the Far East  We were all indigenous at some point in time and space. Modernity has taken the world over! We evolve and grow into one global culture! But what have we left behind? And who are they that still protect and conserve the true essence of living […]

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  • Photo of the day – Rural life in Majuli

    Majuli, an island right at the center of the mighty Brahmaputra River, is a land forgotten, or rather uninfluenced by the happenings around the world. Here, life is such as the flow of the river. The dry months run at a slow pace; spiritual. The wet months bring about plentiful rain, a swollen river, and the perils […]

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  • Photo Of The Day ~ Misty Valley

    Among only a few hundred outsiders so far, we entered the smoky Ghallum Valley in April this year. A tributary of the Assam’s beloved Lohit River in the very eastern edges of India near to the border to South Tibet, the river Ghallum originates in glacial peaks never seen by any man.

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  • Photo of the Day: Man and River

    The Diphlu River cuts through Kaziranga National Park and appears as serene as the expansive grasslands. It is a life saver for both humans and animals, ensuring a division between the two. Seen here, a man rafts in tune to the river.

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  • Photo Of The Day – Life in Arunachal Pradesh

    Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh live a very simple life, connected much to nature and sustainable practices. Seen above, a granary of an Adi tribesman.

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  • Photo Of The Day – Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida)

    The Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida) is a beautiful passerine bird, common in eastern and southeastern Asia, photographed above in the thick woodlands of Manas National Park, Assam. They occupy forests and cultivated plantations. Both the male and female of the species look almost identical, and like other birds where there is no visible difference between the sexes, both parents contribute to the […]

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  • Photo Of The Day – Kaziranga in the Monsoon Season

    The annual monsoons play an important role in keeping the grasslands of Kaziranga National Park fertile, making way for great biodiversity to flourish. As seen here, the grasslands all green a few weeks back.

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  • Photo Of The Day – Whreated Hornbill

    The Whreathed Hornbill is an exotic tropical bird found from Bhutan to Southeast Asia. However, due to urbanization and illegal tree felling, the Hornbills along with other species face a threat of large scale habitat loss due to urbanization and illegal tree felling for profit. The above photograph, taken in Nameri National Park, near the foothills […]

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  • Photo of the Day – Land of the Headhunters

    Nagaland, a tiny land of sixteen tribes, has ever since had a fascination with headhunting. Even two decades back, the forests of this India’s hilly northeastern state stood witness to inter tribal rivalry. However, headhunting has never been viewed as a taboo and headhunters have always been admired and revered in their tribes. The more […]

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  • Photo Of The Day – Life In The Mountains

    For the people who live in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh, life is pretty much a simple affair, revolving around the chores of farming, weaving, festivals and foraging into the forests. Amongst the most important nature’s gift to the tribes are wood and bamboo, which are used in building almost everything they use in their […]

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