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Whistling village – Kongthong sends “tuneful” invitation to PM Modi

SHILLONG | Aug 14, 2019:

The residents of Kongthong village, popularly known as the whistling village of Meghalaya, has sent a distinct musical and melodious invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the village.

Plastic bags banned in East Jaintia Hills

SHILLONG | Aug 6, 2019:

The Additional District Magistrate, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat has promulgated an Order under section 144 Cr.P.C prohibiting manufacturing, stocking, distributing or selling any plastic carry bags which is less than 50 microns in thickness.

Facts you need to know about Late Dr Donkupar Roy

SHILLONG | July 29, 2019:

The demise of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Speaker, Late Dr Donkupar Roy has left a void in the state’s political arena.

Dr Roy passed away on July 28 in New Delhi due to organ failure. His body was flown back to Guwahati on July 29 morning from where it was brought to Shillong via road.

Meghalaya Police share Flash Floods safety tips; Stay Safe!

SHILLONG | July 11, 2019:

In view of the red warning issued by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) for the next two days, the Meghalaya Police has issued advisory to the public to remain alert and vigilant.

When Meghalaya was declared semi-independent State in 1970; Chris Evans recalls ‘historic’ moment

By Mr Chris Evans  

FEATURE | July 09, 2019:

This article is a recollection of Mr Chris Evans of Moral Re-Armament (MRA) while he was in Shillong as a young man to bear witness to the “historic event” during the inauguration of Meghalaya as a semi-independent state in 1970.

Irked over Govt’s apathy, women repair PWD road themselves in Jakhong village

Jakhong | July 8, 2019:

In a very inspiring yet pathetic situation, a group of women under the leadership of ‘Iamynjurlang’ Village Organisation took it upon themselves to repair the PWD road from Jakhong to Umpongdeng in West Khasi Hills on July 6.

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DID YOU KNOW This place in Northeast India ‘Whistles’ to communicate?

MEGHALAYA| August 1, 2019: Kongthong, a remote Khasi village in Meghalaya of the Indian sub-continent is characterized by a unique age-old practice of...