SHILLONG, March 15, 2018: The on-going 19th edition of the two-week-long International Shillong Trade Fair 2018 (ISTF) held in Shillong has been witnessing a huge footfall of visitors at Laitumkhrah here.
Shillong News | February 20, 2018
The city of Shillong never lagged behind when it comes to technological advancement but the sad part of it is its ‘momentary nature’. The government aimed at taking this hilly region to whole new levels with the introduction of automated traffic posts but after the sanction and allocation of huge funds, the project never saw the light of the day. Posts were installed but were dysfunctional from the word go…leaving hopes being crushed like grapes! This became one of the most humiliating ventures of the Meghalaya Government.
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By Nawaz Yasin Islam
The famed yellow posts to beautify the city remains a topic of endless ‘cigarette and tea gossips’ and much has been written and complained. With authorities drifting from this ‘greatly successful’ venture, the ‘timid’ population is left with ‘promises of a lifetime.’ It is nothing different from villages that are not electrified. The ‘bolt’ of electricity comes years after the installation of poles. We surely are in the path of progress.
The current state of affairs will ensure that Shillong never becomes a destination for the shooting of a sequel to Madhur Bhandarkar’s acclaimed Bollywood movie Traffic Signal. But who cares, Shillong can be the backdrop of a perfect spoof to the movie!
SHILLONG, January 24, 2018: Meghalaya Government has paved way for the recognition of the transgender population in the State following the amendment of Meghalaya Registration of Birth and Death Rules, 1999 by the Cabinet.
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.
SHILLONG, December 16, 2017: Touchline NE hosted the third edition, Northeast 3v3 Basketball Challenge which is one of the biggest 3v3 basketball tournaments in the Northeast. The event which started December 7 lasted 3 days (over 100 matches) with the finals concluding on December 9.