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Dominic Sangma’s MA•AMA is Meghalaya’s first film to be selected in Intl. competition of Jio MAMI 2018

HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Garo Film receives international acclaim 
  • First film from Meghalaya and only Indian Film to be selected in International competition section of Jio MAMI 2018
  • Directed by young filmmaker, Dominic Sangma, this film is an Indo-China production

By Our Reporter | Shillong, Oct 01, 2018: 

A young filmmaker from Meghalaya, Dominic Sangma has added yet another feather to his artistic and creative cap after his film MA•AMA became the first film from Meghalaya and the only Indian film to be officially selected in the International competition section of Jio MAMI 2018.

Meghalaya | GSU demands immediate halt in setting of hospital

SHILLONG/TURA | September 27, 2018:

The Garo Student Union (GSU) on Wednesday has expressed apprehension regarding the setting up of Maternity and Child Hospital in Mahendraganj citing ‘unfavorable location’ and ‘transportation problem’ as the main reasons.

Know your politicians -Meghalaya Chapter | Facts you need to know about Ampareen Lyngdoh

FACTS | September 27, 2018:

Born in Shillong, Dr Mazel Ampareen Lyngdoh is an Indian politician from the state of Meghalaya. She is a member of the 10th Meghalaya Legislative Assembly representing the East Shillong Constituency. She is a leader of the Indian National Congress.

Shillong’s Aroha Junior Choir brings laurel to state and country; shines in international event in Wales

By Our Reporter | Shillong, July 07, 2018: 

Music runs through the veins of every Shillongites! or so it seems. During the past few years, the globally acclaimed Shillong Chamber Choir lifted the city’s musical image to a whole new level. But SCC is not the only choir which is on a mission to put Shillong in the global musical map.

Meet India’s first hat-trick scorer from Mawprem, Shillong

SHILLONG | June 16, 2018: 
Hailing from Nasapatighari in Upper Mawprem in Shillong, born in 1928 and whose delectable body swerves and thunderous left-footed shots would entertain fans from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in the 1950s with large and powerful thighs, a low centre of gravity, he could turn quickly and unleash powerful but accurate shots from any angle. This person is none other than the legendary Lt. Col. (Retd.) Puran Bahadur Thapa.

Meghalaya: Rainiest Cherrapunjee has little water to drink

SHILLONG, May 1, 2018 (TNN): One of the rainiest places on earth is going dry. Cherrapunjee, now renamed Sohra, has long been part of the collective memory of generations who first encountered the name in school textbooks as “the rainiest place on earth”. Receiving about 450 inches of rainfall in a year-despite the dry months in winter-Sohra now takes turns in sharing the distinction with neighbouring Mawsynram in the East Khasi Hills.

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