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There is a need to conduct research on flora species unique to Meghalaya: Lahkmen Rymbui

SHILLONG | Nov 18, 2018: 

Meghalaya Education Minister, Lahkmen Rymbui on Saturday suggested on the need to carry out a research on the flower/flora species which are unique to the state.

Cherry Blossom: The tree that binds Meghalaya and Japan

Shillong | Nov 14, 2018:

Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday said that Meghalaya and Japan are home to a unique benediction of nature — Cherry Blossom and maintained that the state government is looking forward to long-term and short-term collaboration with the Government of Japan building on the commonality of this remarkable tree.

Pictures speak a thousand words | Highlights of Rugala Ceremony of Wangala Fest 2018

Tura | Nov 09, 2018: 

The Rugala Ceremony of the 100 Hundred Drums Wangala Festival held at Asanggre near Tura today witnessed the participation of hundreds of spectators.

It may be mentioned that a day ahead of the Wangala, a ritual called Rugala is performed by the Nokma (A Village Chief) and in this ritual, the offering of the first hand special rice-beer along with cooked rice and the vegetables are given to Misi Saljong, the Great Giver.

100 drums Wangala Festival is here! Main programme to kick start tomorrow

Tura | Nov 07, 2018:

The 41st annual 100 Drums Wangala festival is all set to enthrall the people with the rhythmic beats tomorrow at the village of Asananggre under Rongram block, 18 kms from the town of Tura.

Onaatah becomes first Khasi movie to be streamed on Netflix

Shillong | Nov 3, 2018: 

An award winning Khasi movie — Onaatah-Of the Earth, directed by national award winning filmmaker, Pradip Kurbah became the first Khasi movie to be streamed on American subscription-based streaming media service – Netflix.

Bacardi NH7 Weekender kicks off its fourth edition in Meghalaya

Shillong News | SHILLONG, November 3, 2018

All images are credited to Jishnu Chakraborty

BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender, the country’s largest multi-genre music festival, returned to Meghalaya on Friday at the beautiful ‘Wenfield’ – The Festive Hills, Thadlaskein, Lad Mukhla, Jaintia Hills.

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