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Shillong News TV Tribute: A Glimpse into the life of Meghalaya’s Soso Tham

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He was born to a very poor family in the year 1873 from Cherrapunjee, Meghalaya He was the third and only son in a family of four children. Due to acute poverty after his father’s death he had to discontinue his studies after eighth standard. Despite his little formal education he rose up to a level of a high school teacher and excelled in his teaching career.

SHILLONG NEWS TV TRIBUTE | A glimpse into the life of (L) Honsen Lyngdoh, Meghalaya’s noted philanthropist

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VIDEO | Watch the video to help Mary Khyriem from Meghalaya win Femina Miss India crown!

May 22, 2018

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Adventure tours in Meghalaya are the best to escape from your monotonous lifestyle. Meghalaya, also known as the abode of clouds has a lot to offer to travel enthusiasts. Kayaking, Caving, Mountain Biking, and Trekking are the major adventure activities one can do in Meghalaya. Covered with lush green forests, Meghalaya provides one of the best trekking experiences. Even though few of the hikes are tiring, but the snow-covered mountains and pleasant landscapes make them worth. Meghalaya is home to a lot of exotic and rare flora and fauna in its forests. Sighting a rare species while trekking is highly possible. These majestic terrains and mystic lakes have allured travellers from all across the world. Cherrapunji’s Root Bridge Trek is one of the famous treks in Meghalaya. Shillong Point is another famous trek that takes you through gorgeous woods and serene lakes. Walking through these valleys, rivers, tranquil villages and hanging bridges along with your friends and family will form the most beautiful memory of your life. Watch the video here:

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Shillong News TV- Glimpses of Meghalaya’s Seng Kut Snem 2017

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A hundred and eighteen years and counting, the Seng Khasis or the Khasi community following the indigenous faith continues to celebrate the renaissance and awakening of the Khasi community and this year was no exception as the streets of Shillong was covered in festivity as people danced through the streets to the sound of the drums and chanting the traditional cry “Hoii kiew”. The occasion was none other than the festival of the indigenous Khasi faith and culture – Seng Kut Snem. The festival is observed to mark the Seng Khasi Movement. During the British rule, continued assault on the indigenous faith and culture of the Khasis and Jaintias led sixteen young men to form an organization called the ‘Khasi Young Men’s Association’ on November 23, 1899 to preserve and safeguard the indigenous way of life also known as ‘Niam Trai Niam Tre’. A year later, the Khasi Young Men’s Association celebrated its first anniversary and called it Seng Kut Snem and the occasion is celebrated every year to commemorate that movement.In 1901, the Association was renamed ‘Seng Khasi’. This year the festivities marked the 118th anniversary of the Seng Khasi Movement. (The views and opinions expressed in the media or comment on this channel are those of the speakers or authors and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views and opinion headed by this channel’s broadcaster. (Due to the social nature of this broadcasting, channel videos may contain content which is copyrighted by another entity or person. This channel’s owner claim no copyright to said content. The broadcaster of this channel cannot be held accountable for the copyrighted content. the broadcaster of this channel is a messenger and sharer of information and strives to verify but cannot warrant the accuracy of copyrights or completeness of the information on this channel.)

CM calls on District Councils to uplift and uphold the culture of indigenous tribes

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  • Meghalaya Chief Minister expressed concerns over lack of human documentation and publication on the tribes of Northeast India
  • Called upon the respective District Councils to uplift and uphold the cultures and traditions of the varied indigenous communities of the region

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Shillong, Oct 08, 2018: 
Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma on Monday expressed concerns over the lack of documentations done on the tribes of the Northeast and their different cultural aspects while maintaining that “justice has not been done” to the tribes of the region.

WATCH | MSNP member reacts ‘strongly’ to HS Shylla’s controversial remark on HIV

Shillong | Aug 29, 2018:

Board member of the Meghalaya State Network of Positive People (MSNPP), Barry L Kharmalki, who is also living with HIV has condemned the statement made by KHADC chief, HS Shylla terming it as ‘stupid’, ‘derogatory’, and ‘stigmatized’ while also demanding an immediate apology from the KHADC CEM.

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