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Autism: Are people still hesitant to speak about the problem?

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, April 02, 2018:

Meghalaya still lacks in terms of counsellors and trained professionals who would cater to the children suffering from autism spectrum disorder.

Health | Night shifts may up risk of common cancers in women


HEALTH | January 8, 2018

If you are a woman and have been assigned night shifts at workplace for long, be a little concerned about your health. According to new research, continous shifts at irregular hours may increase the risk of common cancers among women.

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.

World AIDS Day: Northeast India stands on the brink of HIV crisis- Denial, a major problem!


SHILLONG, December 2, 2017: Living with HIV is not a joke, especially if the society around the patient is one that looks upon them in utter disgust instead of being supportive and helping them combat it with strength by providing them emotional support. In Northeast India, there are thousands (only as per statistics not inclusive of unreported cases) who live with HIV. The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) recently reported that out of the 21.17 lakh people living with HIV/AIDS in the country, around 63,000 are in the Northeast India. The table is topped by Manipur, which has shown the highest estimated adult HIV prevalence of 1.15%, followed by Mizoram (0.80%) and Nagaland (0.78%).

Meghalaya: Sprawling dengues cases in Ri Bhoi prompts CM to take action!


SHILLONG, November 30, 2017: Ribhoi district in Meghalaya situated along the state’s border Assam has reported at least six cases of dengue recently.

Meghalaya: Lions Club Of Shillong organized Free eye treatment camp at Bishnupur


SHILLONG, November 30, 2017: MLA Sanbor Shullai on November 28 inaugurated the Eye Screening cum Treatment Camp on Tuesday.

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