Two Meghalaya churches say no to Rs 70-crore tourism ministry package

Two Meghalaya churches say no to Rs 70-crore tourism ministry package

Shillong, January 22, 2018 Two major churches in Meghalaya have decided not to avail of a Rs 70-crore package announced by the Centre for development of places of worship in the state. The Catholic Church and the Mawkhar Presbyterian Church have said they would give a miss to the package announced by Union Tourism Minister […]

Meghalaya: Shillong’s Gaurav Bajaj creates National record for travelling most number of times!

Meghalaya: Shillong’s Gaurav Bajaj creates National record for travelling most number of times!

SHILLONG | January 22, 2018 Gaurav Bajaj from Shillong, Meghalaya has made it to the India Book of Records for the largest number of boarding pass collections made by him owing to his love and zest for travelling. As per records, he has collected a total number of 233  boarding passes of both national as […]

Northeast India’s youngest YouTuber will blow your mind away: Meet Assam’s Deso Barman!

Northeast India’s youngest YouTuber will blow your mind away: Meet Assam’s Deso Barman!

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | January 22, 2017 “Age is not a barrier, it’s a limitation you put on your mind”- so goes the saying. I fully agree with this statement, especially after interviewing a young, determined boy Deso Barman from Silchar, Assam. At just 14 years of age, this young boy is creating waves on […]

Assam: India hosts International Conference on Wild Silk Moths for second time

Assam: India hosts International Conference on Wild Silk Moths for second time

Guwahati, January 22, 2018: The eight edition of the International Conference on Wild Silk Moths starts today in Guwahati. Delegates from 15 countries will take part in the three-day event. Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta and Assam Handloom minister Ranjit Dutta will attend the inaugural function. India is hosting the event for the […]

Assam: Sissiborgaon college principal arrested for UGC fund embezzlement

Assam: Sissiborgaon college principal arrested for UGC fund embezzlement

GUWAHATI, January 22, 2018: Assam police on Sunday arrested a college principal for his alleged involvement in misappropriation of UGC funds. According to reports, Dhemaji police took custody of Thanuram Bhuyan, principal of Sissiborgaon college and a case has been registered. UGC had released several crores of rupees to the college for infrastructural development but […]

Assam: 9-month-old baby’s mother tortured for dowry in Nagaon

Assam: 9-month-old baby’s mother tortured for dowry in Nagaon

GUWAHATI, January 22, 2018: In a tragic case of dowry, one Rashmina Khatun has been allegedly tortured and harassed by her husband identified as Rahul Islam in the name of dowry in Narmari area of Nagaon district. According to the reports, on March 8, 2016 the couples got married and since then Rashmina was being […]