IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | April 22, 2018 While football has been a household sport in many states of Northeast India where men and women both are seen to play this game with gusto and enthusiasm, it was discouraging to see that only one state- Manipur represented the entire region in a national football league […]

Meghalaya: ‘I want to fulfill my late husband’s aspirations’ – says Krinilla R Marak ahead of Williamnagar polls

Meghalaya: ‘I want to fulfill my late husband’s aspirations’ – says Krinilla R Marak ahead of Williamnagar polls

From Our Correspondent Tura, Apr 22, 2018 For Krinilla the past few months, after the murder of her husband and MLA contestant from Williamnagar, Jonathone N Sangma, have been the hardest and most trying in her entire life. Overnight, after her husband’s murder, life turned upside down. Late Jonathone Sangma was one of the front […]

An open letter to the heartless men from an innocent, fearful Shillong girl!

An open letter to the heartless men from an innocent, fearful Shillong girl!

By Naphilakmen Syiemlieh | April 22, 2018 Dear Narrow-minded Heartless Men, This is a humble letter from an adventurous girl, a girl with dreams, a girl with a vision, a girl with pride, a girl who longs for freedom. A girl just like your mother who carried you nine months and endured pain while bringing you […]

Meghalaya Health Minister expedites construction of Tura Medical College, Shillong Medical College next on list

Meghalaya Health Minister expedites construction of Tura Medical College, Shillong Medical College next on list

By Our Reporter   April 22, 2018 Health and Family Welfare Minister, AL Hek said that the Government will immediately take up the construction of the Tura Medical College. “We understand there are some issues concerning the project. But we have decided to start the project immediately,” Hek told reporters after reviewing the status of […]

Meghalaya: Encroachment of forest area on the rise says report

Meghalaya: Encroachment of forest area on the rise says report

SHILLONG, April 22, 2018 (TNN): Encroachment into reserved forest areas in Meghalaya is “increasing continuously”, the latest report of the comptroller and auditor general (CAG) of India for the year ending on March 31, 2017 has highlighted. The total area reported to have been encroached as on March 2012 was 8,536 hectares, against which 1,136 court cases […]

Meghalaya: From Jammu to Laimu – atrocities against women on the rise; Where do we stand?

Meghalaya: From Jammu to Laimu – atrocities against women on the rise; Where do we stand?

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, April 21, 2018:  In light of the growing oppression and violence against women, minorities and the marginalized in the country, Thma-U-Rangli-juki (TUR), a progressive people’s group of Meghalaya, organised an open discussion against hate crimes, moral policing and violence against women and children at Bethany Society, Laitumkhrah here […]

Here are Northeast India’s best locally brewed wine across the country!

Here are Northeast India’s best locally brewed wine across the country!

India’s local spirits have always been a favorite among the wine aficionados and  connoisseurs alike. The locally brewed flavors are a hit  which typically sets them apart from the drinks available at local bars. A look at some of these will give a glimpse into the varied cultural influences which added to taste of wine over a period of […]

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