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Facts you should know about Meghalaya’s noted philanthropist, (L) Honsen Lyngdoh


By Our Correspondent, TNT News | SHILLONG, Jan 23, 2018: 

Noted entrepreneur and philanthropist from Meghalaya, Honsen Lyngdoh breathed his last on Tuesday morning in Super Care Hospital at the age of 82 years after a prolonged illness.

7 Amusing facts about Shillong taxi drivers!


When in Shillong, don’t miss travelling in a local cab because, then and only then will you learn the art of adjusting.

20 Reasons Why I Rather Be From Shillong Than Anywhere Else

Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya is one of the most loved hill station in the world, anyone who visit the place would easily fall in love with the people, the place, the culture and lots more.

Five Top-notch schools of the North East


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Photo: Holy Cross

Holy Cross School, Agartala, Tripura was established in 1970 by the Fathers of Holy Cross, an international catholic community. It is affiliated to the Council for ISCE, for ICSE/ISC.  Holy Cross Education is “EDUCATING HEART AND MIND” by : 1. Promoting academic excellence, 2. Upholding the culture and traditions and 3. Advancing in sports and games.

The Holycross campus comprises of four blocks: Andre Block, Moreau Block, Sacred Heart Block and Administrative Block.The school’s facilities include library, oasis, computer lab, science lab, an auditorium and hostel for both boys and girls.The Sports Complex has facilities for cricket,football, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, and badminton. It also comprises of one gym.



Photo: St. Edmund’s

St. Edmund’s School, Shillong is an all-boys institution of the Roman Catholic Church affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, (ICSE) New Delhi, India. The school is situated in the Laitumkhrah Hills of Shillong.The school was established by the Congregation of Christian Brothers (India province) in Laitumkhrah, Shillong in 1916.

St. Edmund’s School is considered as one of the best schools in shillong. The school is well known for its quality education and perhaps, every parent dreams to send their kids to this school as this school has never disappointed the aspirations of the parents till date. This school has produced many eminent persons in shillong from time to time.The school has many activities like Creation Week, Annual sports is held in April and Annual concert which is usually held in September.



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Photo: Standard Robarth

The Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School was established in 1994. It is located 7 kms from the heart of the Imphal city in a peaceful and pollution-free environment. It is a co-educational english medium school. The school’s priority is to produce students who not only excel in academics but also have the confidence to face challenges in an increasingly competitive world.

Within a short span of time, the school has been able to produce students excelling in the BOSEM exams. A look at the 2004-2005 matriculation results — the honours of five of the 20 top position holders went to the school. The school’s main objective, therefore, is to provide quality education at par with premium schools outside the state at an affordable cost.


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Photo: Assam Valley School

The Assam Valley School which aims to prepare children for life and for global citizenship in the twenty-first century was founded in 1995 by the Williamson Magor Education Trust and spread over a srwling 95 sylvan hectares. This school has been established for the education of both boys and girls from primary through secondary school, from the state of Assam and beyond.

It is the only exclusive co-educational boarding school in the North East of India. It is affiliated to the council of ICSE. It is committed to nurturing pupils to develop to their full potential and be well-equipped to face the challenges of the future with confidence and enthusiasm.


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Photo: Little Star Dimapur

Little Star Higher Secondary School is amongst the premier schools in Nagaland. It is situated at Midland, PWD Road, Dimapur and was established in the year 1983. It is a co-educational Government Recognized Higher Secondary School with Classes from A to  XII. Little Star Higher Secondary School is a Christ Centered school, equipping and developing students effectively integrate Biblical Truth and learning into their daily lives and impact the culture for Christ.

It has boarding facilities for both boys and girls. This School has been sending students for HSLC Examination conducted by Nagaland Board Of School Education since 1995.The school has been upgraded to higher secondary. Only girls from the Arts stream are currently admitted in Class XI and XII.




5 Facts: Dare to break the customary rules of the Sacred Groves of Meghalaya!


If one knows about the tradition of the indigenous tribes of Meghalaya, they would also know about the significance of their faith and their belief in mythological characters.

However, with the advent of modernisation, this belief and faith seems to have been over shadowed by science and the so-called ‘logical explanation of things’.

Interestingly, despite all the threats and challenges, the indigenous faith continues to thrive with the existence of some relics which even science cannot explain.

The perfect example for the same can be drawn from the depths of the Sacred Groves in Meghalaya.

It might sound scary, weird and mysterious. But the fact remains that till date, people don’t dare flout these sets of rules for their own benefits fearing punishment of all sorts from their God of the land –‘U Ba-sa Ryngkew’.

5 reasons why you should visit Double Decker Root Bridge in Meghalaya this winter!


Far from the madding crowd, away from the mental chaos is a place called Nongriat in Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya. One of the few places, probably in the world, that offers a perfect balance of serene atmosphere, natural ecosystem, a traditional and a simple lifestyle and a very basic infrastructure.  Meghalaya is a preferred gateway to a plethora of picturesque trekking destinations covered in greenery, surrounded by lush mountains, stretches of pine forests, numerous waterfalls, caves and rapid streams. This beautiful region has many waterfalls and rivers, which please your eyes and keep the aura soothing. Trekking in such a beautiful environment is a different experience, which allures tourists from far-flung areas.

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