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Here’s why Hoji Suting thinks the Khasis’ origin is ‘mysterious’ and ‘mindblowing’

By Hoji Suting

SHILLONG | June 22, 2019:

Every year on June 22, Meghalaya observes and commemorates the Thomas Jones Day — a tribute to the Welsh Christian missionary — Rev Thomas Jones, ‘arguably’ known as the Founding Father of Khasi alphabets and literature.

Hundred and seventy eight years ago, one of the major tribes of Meghalaya – the Khasis were without a written script, without a lingual identity and without a literary history. However, all of that changed with the arrival of Reverend Thomas Jones.

Shillong rider, Winward Sangma creates history with BMX

SHILLONG | June 16, 2019:

In a matter of pride for the entire state and the Northeast as a whole, a 20-yr-old BMX rider from Shillong, Winward Sangma has set a new world record with his BMX a freestyle bike by covering 565 km within 24 hrs. (longest distance covered by BMX).

Meghalaya aims for Guinness record, set to plant 1.5 mn trees on Environment Day

TURA | May 29, 2019:

The state of Meghalaya is all set to create a world record with its decision to plant 1.5 million trees on World Environment Day.

Mawryngkneng boy receives award for act of bravery

SHILLONG | May 28, 2019:

Jeevan Raksha Padak Award 2018 was conferred to Khrawboklang Kharlukhi of Mawryngkeng village, East Khasi Hills District today in a felicitation programme held at the Deputy Commissioner Office, East Khasi Hills, Shillong.

OPINION | Shillong & its Pride: Nothing to be proud of – By Mayborn Lyngdoh R

By Mayborn Lyngdoh R

TNT | OPINION | April 30, 2019:

What is Shillong known for? It’s cool weather, its hospitality, its love for music …. ? Well, the answers to the above mentioned questions vary from one person to another or rather from one tourist to another.

But on a more “serious” note — what comes to your mind when you think about Shillong from a social and political point of view? What and who does Shillong harbour? Let me answer these questions in several points …

Conrad concerned over lack of manpower in banks in rural Meghalaya

SHILLONG | April 27, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today said that if banks across Northeast have adequate manpower it would be a contribution for the social empowerment of the indigenous people of the region.

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