Nagaland next in line of becoming Northeast Tourism hotspot

Nagaland next in line of becoming Northeast Tourism hotspot

KOHIMA: According to a survey conducted by the Department of Economics & Statistics, Nagaland Economic Survey 2015-16, envisioned that even though tourism activities in the State are still in its nascent stage, it has the capacity of becoming a popular travel destination in the Northeast. According to the Survey, the movement of both domestic and foreign tourist to the […]

The ethnic corners of 2016 Assam elections. Who is going to porpoise them?

The ethnic corners of 2016 Assam elections. Who is going to porpoise them?

GUWAHATI: Assam has a population of over 31 million with an area of 78,438 square kilometers; it is also a home of several ethnic communities. The large scale migration from Bangladesh has significantly altered demographics in India’s northeastern states, leading to social, economic, and political tensions between tribals and Bangladeshi Muslim settlers. In all these […]

Creepy selfie goes viral!

Creepy selfie goes viral!

The internet has been taken over by a “devilish” sorcery debate, and all because of this seemingly innocent selfie. The picture, originally posted to the photo sharing website 9GAG, was shared by a Twitter user with the caption: “What kinda devilish thing is going on?” While the photo seems normal at first, a closer look […]

Meghalaya: Shillong labeled as India’s favourite Hill Station

Meghalaya: Shillong labeled as India’s favourite Hill Station

NEW DELHI: Union DoNER Minister, Jitendra Singh described Shillong as not only the best scenic city in the country but also in the Indian Sub-continent. Shillong won the award for India’s favourite hill station, under the category Top Tourism Destination. ALSO READ: 5 Hill-stations in Northeast you must visit before you die Meghalaya Parliamentary Secretary in charge […]

Meghalaya: Monolith Festival kicks off today

Meghalaya: Monolith Festival kicks off today

SHILLONG: The wait is finally over! The three-day cultural extravaganza, the Monolith Festival 2016, an initiative of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council(KHADC), will kick off at the Khasi Heritage Village, Mawphlang.  The Festival will be inaugurated by Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan. The festival aims to bring together the fifty-three Himas of the Khasis to […]

‘Tribal Christians likely to lose out on schedule tribe status’

‘Tribal Christians likely to lose out on schedule tribe status’

SHILLONG: RTI Activist, Disparsing Rani on Wednesday raised alarm over the current status of the indigenous communities of Meghalaya stating that the tribals are likely to lose out on the special status enjoyed by the schedule tribes especially those who are Christians. Raising concern over the threat that lingers around the welfare of the tribals […]

Khasi feature film wins National Film Award

Khasi feature film wins National Film Award

An upcoming Khasi feature film, Onaatah – of the earth directed by National Award winning director Pradip Kurbah won the Rajat Kamal for best feature film in other languages on Monday, during the announcement of the National Film Awards in New Delhi. The official launch of the trailer of the Khasi film Onaatah – of […]