Meghalaya

Mora than 5000 party workers quit BJP against party’s new beef policy in Meghalaya

Friday, June 09, 2017

More than 5000 BJP workers have decided to quit the party because of their disagreement with the new beef policy by the ruling party. One of the youth leaders of the party quit BJP saying that the party is suppressing tribals and other beef eating communities, according to the reports. ALSO READ: Meghalaya BJP leader Bachu […]

Poultry farming witnesses massive boom in Meghalaya

Thursday, June 08, 2017

The poultry industry in Meghalaya is experiencing something of a boom as people take up poultry farming as backyard farming. People are taking up poultry farming in light of the low supply of poultry products in the state.  Poultry are being reared to meet the demands of the family while also serving as an alternative […]

Meghalaya BJP leader Bachu Marak quits party over government’s beef ban

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Meghalaya Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bachu Marak on Tuesday resigned over the Centre’s cattle slaughter rule. Bachu’s resignation from the party comes four days after West Garo Hills district president Bernard Mark made an exit from the party on the issue of beef ban. “I cannot compromise on the sentiments of the Garos. As […]

Eight minor dies after feast in Meghalaya

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Nine died and 200 people fell ill after eating pork and rice on the occasion of after church feast in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya. Nearly 200 other villagers fell ill after the feast according to the health officials. ALSO READ: Meghalaya: Journey to the ‘abode of clouds’ The reason behind deaths and illness is said to be […]

Meghalaya: Journey to the ‘abode of clouds’

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Meghalaya, one of the seven sisters of the northeast India. The state of Meghalaya is mountainous and is the city of rivers. Meghalaya is the wettest place on the earth, if you are bored of your normal life and want to just chill, pick up your bags and get going: 1. Elephanta Falls Elephant Falls is situated […]

Video conference address by PM on Bharat Sevashram Sangha centenary

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Shillong: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the centenary celebrations of Bharat Sevashram Sangha being organized at Shillong, Meghalaya today. He will join the programme through video conferencing at 12.30 pm. Bharat Sevashram Sangha is a vast network of volunteers across the globe dedicated to helping people in distress. The Sangha’s social welfare activities include […]

Meghalaya junior Football team wins BC Roy championship

Friday, May 05, 2017

  Meghalaya wins the 51st Junior National Football championship of BC Roy trophy by defeating Karnataka by 3-2 after a tiebreaker in Barabati stadium, Cuttack on Thursday. ALSO READ: Aizawl script history become the first club from NE to win I league The game looked very tight as the ball was mostly restricted to the midfield. […]

Aizawl script history, become the first club from NE to win I-League

Monday, May 01, 2017

Shillong (Meghalaya): Aizawl FC created history by becoming the first club from the northeast to win the I-League after they held hosts Shillong Lajong FC to a 1-1 draw under lights at the JN Stadium here on Sunday. The champions rallied to restore parity against their fellow northeast rivals much to the delight of the […]

Suspected GNLA rebels attacks coal trucks in Garo hills

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Tura: The suspected militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) allegedly fired at the coal truck moving through the National Highway – 62 at Dambuk village, near Rongara in South Garo Hills of Meghalaya. The police said that at around 9:30 p.m. yesterday, six to seven heavily armed militants, suspected to be from the […]

Villagers find alternate source of income in ‘traditional weaving’

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mawlynnong (Meghalaya): In a bid to promote Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious initiative of ‘Make in India’ under the north east region textiles promotion scheme, villagers of Mawlynnong village of Meghalaya have catered the indigenous form of weaving and generate an alternative source of income. Over the decades, sericulture and weaving in Meghalaya have played […]

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