Category Archives: Meghalaya

Meghalaya: HC orders survey into impact of mobile tower radiation

SHILLONG: The Meghalaya High Court has directed the state's health department to conduct a survey to find out the adverse impact, if any, of radiation emission from mobile towers on the health of people residing near them. The matter will ...Read More

Meghalaya: Sohra Marathon immobilises traffic in the region

SHILLONG: Speaking to media, Federation of Khasi Jaiñtia and Garo People (FKJGP) Sohra circle president RL Nongrum on Saturday has made a statement of discontent regarding the organising of the Sohra Marathon. According to Nongrum, the organizer of the marathon ...Read More

KSU unveils life-sized statue of U Tirot Sing

SHILLONG: The life-sized statue of legendary freedom fighter of the Khasi, U Tirot Sing Syiem was unveiled at Madan Iewrynghep here in Shillong on Friday to mark the 180th death anniversary of this Khasi patriot. The statue was erected by ...Read More

‘Rock On 2’ all set to be shot in Shillong

SHILLONG: 'Rock On 2, ' is all set to be shot in Shillong, the ‘Scotland of the East”. A formal memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Excel Entertainment, the makers of the sequel to the 2008 hit 'Rock On', ...Read More

Thousands participate in Sohra Marathon-2015

SHILLONG: Thousands of people from all walks of life, including the ministers, bureaucrats, officials, bankers, policemen, tourists, parents, children and persons with disabilities participated in the 2nd Sohra Marathon, 2015 which was flagged off at Mawkdok by Chief Minister Dr. Mukul ...Read More

Khasi language will soon have a place in the Eight Schedule

SHILLONG: In order for the Khasi language to be included in the Eight Schedule of the constitution the four members Sub Committee has been given three months extension to complete the compiling of the report on the various formalities which are ...Read More

5 lesser known facts about U Tirot Sing

U Tirot Singh
Although he may be unknown to the rest of the country and no street or corner is named after him in the National capital, U Tirot Sing Syiem is one of the greatest freedom fighters to hail from the Northeast. ...Read More

5 reasons why Mawlyngbna never fails to lure tourists

Boating Mawlyngbna
Mawlyngbna, a village located about 17 kms from Mawsynram has turned out to be a tourist hotspot besides Cherrapunjee. It owes it’s uniqueness to the natural beauty of its surroundings and hospitality of the villagers. 5 reasons why it cannot ...Read More

67th Garo Labour Corps Day observed

SHILLONG: In order to show respect and honour to the departed souls of those Garos who died while going to France to help the British during the First World War, the 67th Garo Labour Corps Day was observed at Cenotaph, ...Read More

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