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Hailstone destroys property in West Khasi Hills, Relief measures on

TNT News | March 30, 2018

Hailstones accompanied by heavy rains have become a usual occurrence in Meghalaya and although it might be a source of delight for many nature lovers, the same has caused destruction to property in many parts of Meghalaya today afternoon.

In a series of pictures circulated in various social media handles of a village called Riangdo in West Khasi Hills, it has been seen that hailstones bearing the size of a stone have caused destruction to various houses in many villages.

Upon inquiring the matter with the DC of West Khasi Hills, Arunkumar Kembhavi informed that “The hailstone has caused destruction to property. We are doing the estimation and the matter is being remotely monitored. We have also been distributing relief materials including food since morning to the affected families and the process is still on”.

As per information, many houses in Riangdo as well as Mawshynrut area among others in West Khasi Hills have been affected by today’s hailstone accompanied by heavy rains.

Image Courtesy: Saindur Rani  & Johnny Steven Langstang  Facebook page

GALLERY- Meghalaya witnesses hailstones accompanied by heavy rain

Shillong | March 30, 2018

Hailstones accompanied by heavy rains have become a usual occurrence in Meghalaya and although it might become a cause of inconvenience to many, nature lovers still take it as a delight.

Here are some some pictures sent to us by our reader Mr. Pawan Bawri while some we took from social media handles by Johnny Steven Langstang as well as Saindur Rani that show how parts of Meghalaya looked today:








But, it’s not all beauty for Meghalaya because today’s hailstone also caused a lot of destruction in West Khasi Hills region of Meghalaya.

READ |Meghalaya: Hailstone lashes villages, destroys property in West Khasi Hills, Relief measures on in full swing



Image Courtesy: Saindur Rani  & Johnny Steven Langstang  Facebook page, Pawan Bawri WhatsApp images

BLOG | Why “Good Friday” is called “Good Friday”? — By Mayborn Lyngdoh R

By Mayborn Lyngdoh R | March 30, 2018

According to the Bible, Jesus Christ, the son of God was flogged mercilessly, ordered to carry the cross on which He was to be crucified, humiliated, spit-on, and then nailed to the cross. He bled until every ounce of blood oozed out of his body. It is difficult, too difficult to commit oneself to think that it was ‘good’.

The BBC states that originally according to the Oxford English Dictionary the adjective traditionally designates “a day or season observed as Holy by the Church and hence the ‘good tidings for Christmas”.

Days after her decomposed body was found, Wandalin laid to rest in Delhi

Shillong News Desk | New Delhi, March 29, 2018: 

Two days after a 23-year-old woman from Meghalaya was found allegedly murdered in her flat in Delhi’s Munirka on Tuesday morning, the authorities on Thursday had to arrange for the deceased to be buried in Delhi since her body is too decomposed to be brought to Meghalaya.

Meghalaya: Wild elephants kill man in garo hills

TURA, March 29, 2018: In yet another man-elephant conflict in Garo Hills, a man was on Wednesday killed while trying to chase away elephants in the village of Thapa Agitchakgre in north garo hills.

Meghalaya: MLCU contributing to promotion of cultural diversity

SHILLONG, March 29, 2018: As part of the Martin Luther Christian University’s endeavour to contribute to the rural community by taking up initiatives to preserve and promote their rich cultural diversity, the Department of Management and Commerce Studies, MLCU on Wednesday organised a one day seminar on the theme ‘Sustainable Livelihood’, in the university campus.

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