Category Archives: Meghalaya

Meghalaya: Decomposed body of a female found on the bank of a river in Nongstoin

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NONGSTOIN, March 26 2017: Disturbing news indeed for the state, yet another dead body of an unidentified woman was recovered at the bank of the River Nondein near Nongpathar under Nongstoin Police Station. The body of a woman was found ...Read More

What’s at stake for Northeast India in the Tibetan crises — By Halley Nongmaithem

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Comparing Northeast India with Tibet is only apt and appropriate vis-à-vis their place in the Indian union and People’s Republic of China (PRC) respectively. Tibet had a kingdom which supposedly had a rich history but so did the Manipuris, Ahoms ...Read More

Meghalaya: Visit Wah Rashi — A Haven of Waterfalls

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A piece of the beautiful countryside deserves writing about. Shillong has been blessed with so much, within the town itself and of course, all along the outskirts. Add to the beauty of nature, the joy of making impromptu plans with friends ...Read More

Meghalaya: Confusion reigns amongst citizens over transfer of land from WGH to SWGH

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TURA, Mar 16: Disappointed over the decision of the state government to transfer part of the land located in West Garo Hills to South West Garo Hills, the Nokma of Danakgre on Saturday submitted a memorandum to the chief minister ...Read More

Storm wrecks havoc in various parts of Northeast India; loss of life, property reported!

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With April soon approaching, strong winds and impending storms have begun to affect parts of the region causing destruction to life and property. On March 25 in Manipur, fierce wind in Imphal at around noon destroyed many houses and also ...Read More

Phone users ALERT! Keep Aadhaar ready for re-verification

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March 26: A bulk of India’s 1.1 billion telecom subscribers will soon have to go through a fresh verification exercise based on their Aadhaar identification, following an order of the Supreme Court last month. The industry estimates the process could ...Read More

Northeast India gets its 1st and only PO Passport Seva Kendra in Assam!

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SILCHAR, March 26: A Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) was inaugurated in Silchar on Saturday. This is the first and only POPSK in the northeast, said Guwahati's regional passport officer John Mai. The POPSK will cover Barak Valley and ...Read More

Meghalaya government fails to realize royalty on coal

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SHILLONG, March 25: The Meghalaya government has failed to realize royalty amounting to Rs 16.47 crore on 2.44 lakh metric ton of declared/assessed coal following the interim ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal(NGT) on mining of coal in the ...Read More

DID YOU KNOW- This country will become the 1st to get rid of all school subjects!

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Finland’s education system is considered among the finest in the world, as the country produces some of the world’s most intelligent and evolved students. What deserves the greatest attention, however, is the minimalist approach the Finnish education system takes. The ...Read More


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