Category Archives: Meghalaya

BSF proposes to promote Dawki and Kilapara as ‘tourist destinations’ in Meghalaya

SHILLONG: The BSF have proposed to set up shows similar to that performed at the Wagah border along the Indo-Pak border, albeit, a more friendly one with the BGB of Bangladesh in two BOPs in Meghalaya, an official said. Two ...Read More

Mainstreaming Northeast Indians through Bollywood- An answer to Racism?

In an industry that prides itself of its plurality, one is yet to see a Northeastern Indian being cast in a project as a protagonist or in any substantial supporting role in Bollywood apart from just a few. What could ...Read More

Meghalaya: From 200 to 500 m- ‘No Alcohol shops’ within 500 metres of National Highways from April!

After the Supreme Court in December last directed states not to grant licences to alcohol vendors within 500 metres of highways and said existing licences would be nullified from April 1, Meghalaya Government is contemplating to enforce the new directives ...Read More

Meghalaya: Crime graph shoots up with 23 rape cases reported only in Jan and Feb, 2017   

SHILLONG, Feb 24: It was a bitter start of the New Year for Meghalaya in as far as safety and security of the women and children are concerned. The state which is popularly known for its matrilineal system of inheritance ...Read More

Meghalaya: GNLA suffers major jolt with the surrender of four of its senior cadres

WILLIAMNAGAR, Feb 24: In a spate of setbacks to the GNLA, the year 2017 does not seem to be a very good year for the proscribed outfit as it has suffered yet another setback with 4 militants surrendering before police in ...Read More

Meghalaya Uranium Effect: This picture of Ranikor river will worry you!

SHILLONG: The hue and cry on the exploration of Uranium mining in the state of Meghalaya have just started to gain momentum. Spearheading the campaign against Uranium mining, Khasi Student’s Union (KSU) has demanded the Meghalaya government to direct the ...Read More

Meghalaya: Unidentified female body found in East Jaintia hills

JOWAI: Cases against rising violence against women is shooting up the crime graph in the state. An unidentified female body was found lying on the road side at Dkhiah in East Jaintia Hills District. It was spotted by locals who ...Read More

Meghalaya’s Largest Cultural Fest, SHISHIR’17 all set to enthrall audience

"Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit." 'SHISHIR' is the Annual Cultural Fest of the National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya.Quoting the words of David Binder- "Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbours into dialogue, they increase creativity, ...Read More

Assam’s “Maati Centre” emerges as a growing hub with a refreshing take on arts and culture !

"If your stories are good and I'm sure it will be welcomed . The region has a huge potential But the gaps has to be shortened Or rather filled." These are the words of Pabitra Lama Sarmah who conceptualized and started the "Maati ...Read More

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