Category Archives: Meghalaya

79 pc non-vegetarians in Assam; beef and pork most consumed in Northeast India

The Northeastern part of India undeniably has a large percentage of non-vegetarian population. Meat is an important source of animal protein in the Northeastern states as evident from the expenditure estimates. As per the data reflected by the Registrar General ...Read More

Assam’s ‘Tuloni Biya’, where attainment of Womanhood is not a Taboo but a reason to Rejoice!

Menstruation is widely considered a taboo topic and open discussions on this subject were hardly made possible. But in today’s day and time, many feminists as well as rights activists are widely talking about it. But things were different back ...Read More

Meghalaya: A man with three EPIC cards shock Garo-Hills based NGOs

Tura, May 23: In a worrying trend, an NGO of New Bhaitbari in West Garo Hills today revealed another shocker involving a resident identified with 3 EPICs.  As if the shock of dual voter identity cards was not enough, it was alleged this ...Read More

Meghalaya: Learn football skills from this soccer whiz kid from Smit village !

A state like Meghalaya where sporting activities largely boils down to Football, a sport where every lad in every corner of the state knows the rule of the game, is an interesting sight to watch. A young man hailing from ...Read More

Meghalaya: KHNAM welcomes regional front to take on Congress

By Lamphrang Nongspung Shillong, May 25, 2017: The Khun Hynniewtrep Movement (KHNAM) has welcomed the move for a united regional party front in the State to take on the Congress in the upcoming 2018 Assembly poll. "We welcome the move ...Read More

Meghalaya: Shillong celebrates Dylan’s 76th Birthday!

SHILLONG; May 24: It's that time of the year again when Shillong remembers the 'Tambourine Man'. For the 46th consecutive year, Shillong today celebrated legendary American singer Bob Dylan's birthday as he turned 76. Bob Dylan an American poetic songwriter, singer, ...Read More

Meghalaya Aquaculture Mission a fishy affair; State still thrives on Andhra fish!

By Lamphrang Nongspung   SHILLONG, May 24, 2017: Despite Government pumping crores of rupees in the past few years to the State Aquaculture Mission, the association of fish dealers of Khasi and Jaintia Hills who import fish from Andhra Pradesh ...Read More

Meghalaya: RTI reveals corruption in Water Supply Scheme!

By Lamphrang Nongspung   SHILLONG, May 24, 2017: The Union Ministry of  Drinking Water and Sanitation had earmarked Rs 1.40 crore for the implementation of the Kyndong Wahlang Water Supply Scheme at Kyndong Wahlang village under PHE Sohiong Electrical Sub-Division, ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW This Northeast Indian state is called ‘Bamboo Queen’ of India!

It was in the year 2015 with the government of India realised the potential of Mizoram in the production of bamboo and assured of providing all the required support be helped to emerge as the 'bamboo state' of the country which ...Read More

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