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Bhut Jolokia production at a Sivasagar firm

Bhadreswar Dihingia, A farmer collects "Bhut Jolokia" or "Naga Chili" peppers in his field at Bakata in Sivasagar district of Assam on 17-07-2008. Bhut jolokia, a thumb-sized chili pepper with frightening potency, rated the hottest chili in the world by Guinness World Records. It is widely eaten as a spice, a cure for stomach troubles and, seemingly paradoxically, a way to fight the crippling summer heat too.


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Dr.T.Christopher's picture

Kindly provide me some seeds of bhut jalokia/naga jalokia for research through VPP. With Regards Dr.T.Christopher Department of Biotechnology, Kakatiya University, Warangal-506 009, Andhra Pradesh.
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I need some information regarding chili production in various districts of Assam for academic purpose.please send to my id if you can.
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I want more information, on growing BHUT JOLOKIA, in greenhouse or polyhouse, in SANGLI MAHARASHTRA

Dear Sir Please let me know where in Kolkata or Assam I can buy Bhut Jolokia can you gimme the name of a few dealers or wholesellers. Wikram Sanadi Mobile : 09821755565
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Dear Sir If you have any details regarding the producer, wholeseller or dealer of Bhut Jholokia then please let me know. Thanks & Regards Sumit Bazari
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Please suggest from where we can buy Bhut Jolokia seeds, in Delhi. If it is not available in India then other parts of India.
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Please let me know from where in India i can buy bhoot jolokia seeds .
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I purchased naga chilli form my local Turkish veg store and dried one out. Seeds germinated and grew fine I now have 8 little seedlings :)
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I like to buy this naga jolokia seeds. Please let me know.
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We require Bhut Jolokia urgently. Kindly provide the Indian supplier /manufacturer address and telephone numbers urgently.
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I would like to know where I can get a few seeds of Bhut Jolokia chillies to grow in my home-garden for personal consumption.
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I would like to buy some Bhut Jholokia seeds in Goa or anywhere nearby pls let me know where I could get these. thanks
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Dear sir, Would you please mail me the adress or the phone numbers of Jolokia pepper dealers, farmers or merchants that I can buy from them. Thanks
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at Wilson, Call +919678423618 for bulk supply of Bhut Jolokia.
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I want to buy Bhut Jolokia seeds, Please inform me from where i can procure them.
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Dear All, I am a cultivator and small merchant of Bhut Jolokia or ghost chilly from Assam. Any body interested in buying Bhut Jolokia can contact me in my e-mail
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I am in Delhi. From where I can buy the bhoot jolokia seeds in Delhi.
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I m from goalpara dist. I am interested to do cultavation of bhut, i request you pls help me.
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Hello, I leave in Belgium, and would like to try and grow the Bhut Jolokia, in my greenhouse, and would therefore be grateful if you could send me some seeds. My address is as follows: Dokter Van Raesstraat 21, Hoboken 2660, Antwerp, Belgium.
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I am cultivating Bhoot jolokia in Jagi bhakatgaon, 10 k.m.s from Jagiroad. Looking for a buyer. Organically produced, Naga king chilli
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Film on Loktak lake wins award

4 Jul 2015 - 7:35pm | Abdul Gani

Manipur filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar’s ‘Phum shang’ (Floating Life) has been adjudged as ‘Best Long Documentary Award’ during the eighth edition of the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala which concluded recently. 

The festival, organized by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy for the Department of Cultural Affairs of Kerala government is regarded as one of the most serious festivals for documentaries in India. 

Irom Maipak, the cinematographer of the film was selected for the ‘Navroz Contractor Award for the Best Cinematographer’ in the festival. The documentary narrates the tale of the displaced fishermen at Loktak lake in Manipur.  

“This is one of the festivals in India we filmmakers look up to where some of the best films compete. Receiving an honour here itself is a dream come true. What can I ask more when people can connect with me and the subject through my film,” Paban Kumar told AT.

Altogether 210 films selected from 35 countries were screened under 15 categories in this festival. In competition section, 74 films including vied for awards in different categories.

Citation of the Jury on the film says, “A poignant, sensitive, empathetic film on the fight for survival and the rights of fishermen. In its treatment, the film has reached an epic quality in portraying the vulnerabilities and strength of our lives”. The award carried a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and a certificate. 

‘Phum shang’ earlier bagged the Best Investigative Award in the 62nd National Film Awards 2014. 

Paban Kumar, an alumnus of Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata, has made number of films that brought accolades from across the globe. His films Kangla, AFSPA 1958 and ‘A Cry in the Dark’ have been shown at various festivals across the globe.

AFSPA 1958 bagged several international awards including the Fipresci Prize at MIFF, 2006. AFSPA 1958 also bagged the Best Non-Fiction Award at the 56th National Film Awards 2008. 

Rains wreak havoc in Guwahati

13 Jun 2017 - 1:06pm | Koushik Hazarika

Normal life in Guwahati remains paralyzed on Tuesday after heavy downpour brought brimful misery in the form of massive waterlogging for thousands of denizens in the premier north eastern city.

Incessant rains which lashed Guwahati from Monday night ended in the morning after many vital areas were caught in the rainwaters. Over 60% of the city has come under the rainwaters forcing the closure of many shops and markets, schools and colleges on Tuesday.

The worst hit areas include Ambari, Silpukhuri, Chandmari, Christianbasti, Anil Nagar, Nabin Nagar, Lachit Nagar where more and more areas have come under the rain waters which refuse to recede because of a swollen Bharalu river.

SDRF jawans are remaining well prepared for rescue operation while senior district administrative officers have been monitoring the situation.

A massive traffic snarl has added the woes on the busy GS Road, RB Baruah Road, where hundreds of vehicles have been remaining stranded for several hours.

Jattha marching to connect people's struggles in India

23 Jan 2008 - 5:55am | bobbyramakant
A 'jattha' will begin on 26 January 2008 from Nandigram in West Bengal marching and connecting all people's struggles and movements across the states of India to end in Gorai, Mumbai, Maharashtra on 4 February 2008. A mid high-point will be when it reaches Narmada valley where one of the biggest people's movements since India's independence struggle is still ensuing.

"The Nandigram struggle has created history. The adverse impact of imperialist globalization and the primacy of capital and market on India's polity is clearly visible not only in Nandigram struggle but also from the struggle by farmers, workers, Dalits, Adivasis across the country. The illusory development slogans churned out by this process facilitates assault not only on our natural resources and cultural heritage but also destroys the ethos of equity, simplicity, democracy and sovereignty" said Dr Sandeep Pandey, national convener of National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM) and Ramon Magsaysay Awardee 2002.

Women, farmers, workers are engaged in major struggles to protect their lands, livelihoods, water resources and lifestyles all over the country. The struggles have sprung up all over the country to fight for sustainable development, for employment-generating village-industries, self-reliant agriculture and decentralised democratic development-planning alternatives.

"But the arrogant and indifferent governments are hell bent on crushing this people-centric development by approving over 600 SEZs across the country. Innumerable SEZs are devouring not only pristine agriculture, natural wealth but are also destroying people's lives and livelihoods without providing any rehabilitation" said Dr Pandey.

"We have been left with no choice but to challenge the whole process of globalization resulting in suicides of farmers (over one lakh now) which in no way could be called suicides-in fact they are being murdered in the name of developmental economic fundamentalism, by all those who are forgetting their socialist commitments and the sanctity of the Indian Constitution. The present mainstream political parties are not ready to admit the above, since the majority of the mainstream political party leaders have compromised with imperialism, capitalism and western consumerist ideology" further elaborates Dr Pandey.

Democratic socialism and sustainable development with people's participation in decision making are the fundamental commitments which need to be upheld. "People are questioning and seeking solutions, as they very well know that they can survive only when they are able to save human relationships, sustainable environment, democracy and socialism" says Mukta Srivastava from NAPM.

Under such circumstances, there is a vital need to relate and link these people's movements to strengthen them mutually and also to build a stronger voice of the most unheard in Indian democracy.

Nandigram, which has now achieved the status not only of the protest against the economic domination and state repression, but a symbol of martyrdom, will be the starting point of this Jattha on 26 January 2008 and will pass through Indian states of Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra to conclude on 4 February 2008 in Gorai, Mumbai, India.

Large number of people and people's representatives who are struggling against commercialisation, globalization, fundamentalism, communalism will join this Jattha. Krishi Jami Raksha Committee, Bhumi Ucched Pratirodh Committee, ACTION 2007, National Hawkers Federation, Narmada Bachao Andolan, National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM), National Fish Workers Forum, Samajwadi Jan Parishad, Madhya Pradesh, Ekvira Jamin Bachao Sangharsh Samiti , Lonavala , Maharashtra, Tata Dhran Grasth Sangharsh Samiti, Lonavala, Maharashtra, Dharavi, Peth Bachao Samiti , Gorai, Mumbai, Jharkhand Krantikari Majdoor Union, Bokaro, Jangal Bachao Andolan, Jharkhand, Nagri Haq Surasha Samiti, Pimpari Chinchawat, Maharashtra, Ulgulan Manch, Jharkhand and several others ongoing people's movements in different parts of India are participating in this Jattha march.