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 …

Install statue of PA Sangma & rename roads after him: NPF

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


The National Peoples’ Party (NPP) today requested the Meghalaya government to install the statue of former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma here and in Tura and rename two roads after him in the state. “I would like to propose the renaming of two roads and space be allotted, one each in Shillong and Tura, …

Meghalaya CM filed an FIR over fake twitter account by his name

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Meghalaya Cheif Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday filed an FIR over fake twitter account which was created by his name. After Sangma was informed about the fake account he lodged a formal complaint at the Sadar police station. ALSO READ: The New York ‘Car-Nama’ The message posted from the fake Twitter account stated: “If I win elections, I …

Lightning kills two in Shillong

Saturday, April 22, 2017


Shillong: Two persons died on the spot and another suffered burn injuries after lightning struck them when they were playing football in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district, officials said today. The incident took place yesterday at Umsur village playground under Ranikor PS in the district, he said. The IMD has warned of heavy to …

Meghalaya BJP inducts 12 tribal faces in executive committee

Wednesday, April 19, 2017


Shillong: BJP in Meghalaya has reorganised the party’s state executive committee by inducting in it 12 tribal faces in view of the Assembly election next year. “We have inducted 12 tribal executive members of the party in the executive committee at the party meeting last evening. The decision was taken in view of the party …

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