News Desk

Home News Desk

This is how nature teaches you life goals; Two different trees share same root in GH

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Williamnagar, May 09, 2018: 

Wonders of Nature! If you are looking for examples of co-existence, then you should pay more attention to ‘Nature’ as it always has unique ways of proving that two different species can co-exit peacefully.

3, including a juvenile apprehended by EGH police in dacoity case

TURA | May 15, 2019:

The State Police today apprehended three persons, including a juvenile, for their alleged involvement in a dacoity case reported earlier this week in Tamsura village in East Garo Hills district.

Meet the new CM of Meghalaya — Conrad Sangma

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, March 04, 2018: 

Finally the 10-year long rule of the Congress in Meghalaya has come to an end and the National People’s Party (NPP) made sure of that.

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.

Five facts you should know about Behdienkhlam

Jowai, July 03, 2018: 

As the Pnar community in Jaintia Hills,Meghalaya prepares to celebrate their annual cultural festival,one of the biggest festivals in Meghalaya, here is a reminder of what this festival means and why is it so important to the faithful of the indigenous faith of the Pnars –Niam Tre.

DID YOU KNOW This extraordinary reality about Northeast India?

January 23, 2018

Northeast India consisting of eight states: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura; occupies a distinctive place primarily due to its social, cultural, political, geographical and historical features resulting in lack of uniformity, integration and assimilation. As unified it is in conflict ridden issues like ethnic unrest, insurgency, and illegal immigration; there exist wide intra-regional disparities in socio-economic issues. The Northeast of India is endowed with huge untapped natural resources and is acknowledged as the eastern gateway of India’s Look-East Policy.

‘Strangers no More’, a book by award winning journalist and Director of Commonwealth Human Rights initiative, Sanjoy Hazarika examines the old and new struggles, contemporary trends and the sweeping changes that have taken place in the Northeast Indian region over 20 years ago. It throws light on various ordinary as well as extraordinary aspects of the region, those which make the region so strategically important not only to the nation but to South East Asia as a whole.

In this book, he speaks about ” The extraordinary reality of Northeast India- a triangular shape of land wedged between Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Tibet- is that it has longer borders with its neighbours than kit has with India. Nearly 96 per cent of the region’s borders are with other countries; only 4 per cent of the border is connected to the rest of India. Thus, its physical links with India, not to speak of other connections, are limited and its proximity to other countries is far greater…”

This clearly shows the importance of the region in terms of not only economic and trade relations but also in the political context to the nation. The need for India to lay more emphasis on the region simply lies in the fact that this place is a gateway to South East Asia and it can very well be imagined what benefits the region can bring id properly developed.

Shillong News Desk

Latest News

Popular Posts

Angry voters seek re-polling after alleged manipulation of VVPAT in Kyndong...

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Jowai, Feb 27, 2018: Voting in a polling station at Kyndong Tuber under Raliang constituency had to be stopped...

5 Facts

5 facts you should know about Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

SHILLONG/TURA | September 15, 2018: Here are five facts you should know about Conrad Sangma:  -- Conrad Kongkal Sangma was born on 27 January 1978. He is the...

Did you know

This is how nature teaches you life goals; Two different trees...

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Williamnagar, May 09, 2018:  Wonders of Nature! If you are looking for examples of co-existence, then you should pay more...