Category Archives: Meghalaya

Did you know Pusaw is the traditional Khasi cake?

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Whether eaten hot and steaming as part of every meal or made into cakes and crepes and eaten with sweet red tea, rice occupies a central place with Khasi cuisine and indeed the cuisine of all tribes in Meghalaya. Pusaw ...Read More

Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridge gets nominated for National Innovation Foundation

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SHILLONG: Meghalaya's living  root-bridge has been nominated for the prestigious National Innovation Foundation award for grassroots innovations and outstanding traditional knowledge, officials said here today. It is a community-driven innovation by forest dwellers in the southern slopes of of the state. ...Read More

Bhutan : A country in pursuit of happiness leads the way again with new concept ‘Green Schools’ !

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It has been at the core of the Bhutanese government policy and development plans to place focus on the pursuit of happiness and well-being of its citizens. The collective and individual goal of happiness can be achieved by adopting a ...Read More

Assam :How centuries old practice of “Puppetry” is still kept alive in the state!

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Puppets or “Kathputli” is an ancient and popular form of folk entertainment. Egyptians are probably the earliest known puppeteers. String Puppets of wood performing the action of kneading bread is the oldest evidence of puppets in Egypt as early as ...Read More

Triple Talaq in Islam: Why you should know about it and not fall prey to Religious manipulations!

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Triple Talaq and its incognizant beliefs  With the growing perplexity on the issue of Triple talaq, it is in high urgency to divulge the thorough insight of the Triple Talaq system in Islam according to the Holy Quran. According to ...Read More

LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA : Untold stories of women to remain, “Censored”; time to move ahead from ‘ Ban Culture’?

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When I first heard about the new project from the Prakash Jha Productions titled , " Lipstick Under My Burkha" , I knew this was something which is going to lead me to the multiplex. But now with the recent ...Read More

A glimpse from the sky: This aerial video of Meghalaya will blow your mind away!

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Meghalaya, a name that literally means "the abode of the clouds", conjures up images of the engineering marvel of the living root bridges, the quaint colonial-era capital Shillong, and Mawsynram, one of the wettest places on earth. Yet, all except ...Read More

Meghalaya’s Nongspung Accident Case: Erring truck driver booked for negligent driving and over-speeding

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NONGSTOIN, Feb 27: The West Khasi Hills district police on Sunday have registered a case against the driver of the ill-fated truck which rammed into a barricade killing 17 people and injuring 62 others at Nongspung village yesterday morning. The ...Read More

How Sheetal Lama Rai became the only woman driver from NE in London and her roots back home!

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"Patience, Persistence and Perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success." This is the story of Sheetal Lama Rai of Dima Hasao. She is the only Red double decker bus driver female bus driver to represent the region. Her journey started ...Read More


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