Meghalaya: After 65 years, KHADC finally gets its new Session Hall!

Meghalaya: After 65 years, KHADC finally gets its new Session Hall!

Shillong, June, 17, 2017: After nearly 65 years, the Khasi Autonomous District Council (KHADC) has got its new Session Hall which is more or less equivalent to the Session Hall of the Autonomous District Councils in the others parts of Northeastern States. The new session hall of the Council was inaugurated yesterday by its chairman […]

Assam-Silapathar case: MDMK leader Vaiko pleads for revoking suspension of IPS officer of Assam

Assam-Silapathar case: MDMK leader Vaiko pleads for revoking suspension of IPS officer of Assam

Guwahati, 17 June, 2017: Vaiko, the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader known for his advocacy on behalf of the Tamil people, on Saturday asked union home minister Rajnath Singh and Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal to take a sympathetic view on Assam Police SSP N Rajamarthandan and revoke the suspension order against him. Dashing […]

Gorkhaland Demand finds support from Assam’s All Bodo Students Union (ABSU)

Gorkhaland Demand finds support from Assam’s All Bodo Students Union (ABSU)

Kokrajhar, June 17, 2017:The All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) on Saturday supported the ‘Gorkhaland’ demand and blamed the West Bengal and the Union governments for the present crisis in Darjeeling hills. “The outburst of tension in Darjeeling area is nothing but an unwarranted outcome of the autocratic rule of the Bengal government as well as […]

Assam: The World Bank offers $35 million loan to strengthen financial system!

Assam: The World Bank offers $35 million loan to strengthen financial system!

Guwahati, June 17, 2017: The World Bank has cleared a $35 million loan to realise its ”aspiration”. The World Bank said the loan for ASPIRe( Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms) project, approved by the World Bank Board of Executive Directors, would strengthen the state’s departments of finance, taxation and excise in delivering important public […]

DID YOU KNOW At 1424m, this is Meghalaya’s ‘Navel of Heaven’!

DID YOU KNOW At 1424m, this is Meghalaya’s ‘Navel of Heaven’!

At 1424m, Sohpetbneng isn’t the coldest peak in Meghalaya. But, most agree, it is the coolest. And it is not only because the peak commands an otherworldly view. To the average Khasi, one of Meghalaya’s three major matrilineal communities, Sohpetbneng isn’t just any peak. It is the navel of heaven, where once grew a botanical […]