Meghalaya: Pinewood Hotel, among 35 others issued closure notice

Meghalaya: Pinewood Hotel, among 35 others issued closure notice

SHILLONG: Meghalaya’s heritage Pinewood Hotel and other hotels owned and run by the state tourism department are facing closure for allegedly failing to install waste water treatment plant and releasing polluted water directly into water bodies, officials said today. The newly-built State Convention Centre adjacent to Hotel Pinewood, the Orchid Hotel and its Annexe building […]

Northeast India receives deficient monsoon rains

Northeast India receives deficient monsoon rains

AGARTALA: Except Mizoram and Sikkim, most parts of northeast India have so far experienced deficient monsoon rains, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. Mizoram and Sikkim recorded average rainfall while the other northeastern states – Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura – recorded around 35 per cent deficient rains, said the IMD […]

5 must-watch documentaries from the Northeast

5 must-watch documentaries from the Northeast

AFSPA 58– The film resolves around Thanginam Manorama who was raped and killed in police custody in 2004. Haobam Paban Kumar, a director from Manipur shot the film while protests were going on in his home state.   Rahashyar Bitchaku– This documentary by Altaf Mazid covers the life and times of popular pulp writer Ranju […]