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SHILLONG: eghalaya to study Alappuzha city's waste management programme Shillong, Apr 25 () The Meghalaya government will send a team to ... Alappuzha has been recognised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), among five cities in the world, which are working towards ...
Other cities can take inspiration from Chennai on how to ensure good road safety. The city has wide, well-connected roads that are lit properly. It also boasts rigorous night patrolling where traffic rules violators are fined. One of the best initiatives taken by Chennai is the separate parking space on city ... Meghalaya Assam

SHILLONG, April 25, 2018: Focusing on health, education, and livelihood apart from road infrastructure development, a study team from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held its first meeting with Meghalaya planning department in Shillong. The nine member delegation from JICA was headed by ...
SHILLONG: Meghalaya Government has proposed to the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to conduct a study on the traffic congestion Shillong city. The proposal was made by the State planning Board to a study team of JICA during a meeting here on Tuesday. Speaking to media ...
SHILLONG, April 23, 2018: Metropolis Asia in collaboration with Meghalaya Fine Arts and Crafts Society launched a two-day initiative on April 21, which took place on Sunday, April 22, deemed worldwide as World Earth Day. Shillong, thereby, became the first city in the Northeast to launch a campaign to create ...
A 60-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raping his 7-year-old granddaughter in a remote village of Meghalaya's North Garo Hills, police ... A non-government organisation - Bakdil - took out a silent protest rally in Tura, the principal town of Garo Hills, to sensitise people against ... child

The newly installed National People's Party-led Meghalaya government, following in the footsteps of the previous regime, has insisted on 90:10 funding for the Smart City project. Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya was selected in the fourth round of smart cities plan but is yet to submit its proposal.
SHILLONG: The Revenue and Disaster Department is in touch with the Regional Meteorological Center, Guwahati and the North East Space Application Center (NESAC), Umiam for weather forecast and information received is shared with all the Deputy Commissioners for necessary action. This ...
While Shillong, Meghalaya's capital, is generally alive with a vibrant music scene (and what I'm told is excellent weed), the city also radiates a certain peculiar ... missionaries interacted with the local Khasi tribes, evidence of which is apparent in the hundreds of grave sites peppered in between ghost towns.
Can you be in two countries at the same time? Well, if you are on the banks of the Umngot river in Dawki, the answer is yes. A little piece of heaven tucked away in Meghalaya, Dawki shares the border with Bangladesh. While the international boundary is guarded by the Border Security Force (BSF), there is ...
Meghalaya now has a new non-Congress government comprising a coalition of disparate parties that fought each other in the polls held on 27 February. ... Jonathone Sangma accompanied by his supporters had gone to Sawilgre village within the Samanda block for an election campaign on that fateful ...
SHILLONG: Governor Ganga Prasad stressed on the importance of plant research after inaugurating the two-day national seminar on 'Himalayan Plant Diversity: Taxonomy Conservation and Sustainable Utilization', which was organized by the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Eastern Regional Centre, ...
Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will arrive in Meghalaya on Friday and visit Balat, a border town near the India-Bangladesh border, an official said on Thursday. Hamid is on a five-day visit to India. He will later visit New Delhi to attend the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Summit to be held on March 11 ...
Hours before Meghalaya was through with re-polling at the lone booth, the Election Commission ordered re-poll in 11 booths of eight Assembly constituencies in Nagaland on Friday. These constituencies are Peren, Kohima Town, Chizami, Phek, Meluri, Tizit, Longkhim-Chare and Pungro-Kiphire.
The Centre had announced the final list of nine smart cities in January this year and had kept the slot for the tenth city, Shillong, vacant as it could not ... Only one city from the state – New Town – was selected when the second list was announced in September 2016 but with the state deciding to walk out of ...
Pahamrioh — a village with about 300 families, most of whom had migrated from near Sohra (new name for Cherrapunji) about 60 years ago at the instance of Rev J J M NicholsRoy, one of the founding fathers of present-day Meghalaya — is hardly 60 km north of Shillong the state capital. It is also right on ...
When a child is born, it is his/her name that gives them a sense of identity. Names are important. Because for most of us, they last a lifetime. We literally carry them to our graves. But names can be complicated. I mean, you are reading the author's name, you probably understand his feelings. Well, if you ...

The village's elected chief, named Premier, said the best English name is that of a 30 year-old woman whose mother 'Sweater' named her 'I Have Been Delivered!' PTI. Updated:March 3, 2018, 8:53 AM IST. facebook Twitter google skype whatsapp. Meghalaya Village Has the Funniest Voter List, Thanks to the Love for ...
SHILLONG: Meghalaya State Government has a daunting task ahead of electrifying 56000 households in the state under the Pradhan Mantri Shaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana -- Saubhagya scheme before May 5. Speaking to media persons after launching the scheme here on Friday, Union MoS ...
Asking people to join hands with the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shah lamented that traffic congestion is a pressing problem in the city. He also said that the saffron party will work to connect every village in the state with roads besides making Meghalaya the biggest tourism draw in the country.
Asking people to join hands with BJP and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, he also lamented that the traffic congestion was ever increasing in Shillong. He also stated that BJP would work to connect every single village in Meghalaya with roads besides making Meghalaya the biggest tourism destination.
One January morning, Ilias Ali, a businessman in Bangladesh's Chhatak town, set out for India. He drove past the historical city of Sylhet to reach the hilly hamlet of Tamabil where he crossed the India-Bangladesh border outpost to enter picturesque Dawki in Meghalaya – the first town on the other side of ...
Tura based NGO, Bakdil, was entrusted with the responsibility of looking after the project where eleven villages under Kharkutta Block with a total 535 ... Meanwhile, political parties and candidates are now in top gear organising public meetings at small level in different colonies and pockets of the town.
SHILLONG: A grenade was recovered from a vehicle of a Congress worker in poll-bound Meghalaya on Monday, police said. Shillong City Police Chief Spill Thamar said that the Chinese-made grenade was found in the spare tyre of the car of Michael Pakyntein, a key campaigner for Congress candidate ...
The reason why Meghalaya is known as the abode of clouds can be exemplified through the city, for the constant presence of clouds like guardian spirits is ... delicacies and chic street fashion, the real charm of Shillong, however, lies in its rustic towns and villages amidst wide expanses of lush greenery.
SHILLONG: The Election Commission headed by chief election commissioner Om Prakash Rawat will hold poll meeting for two days in the city from ... Later, based on the suggestion of the EC, the Meghalaya chief secretary will hold video conferencing with his Assam counterpart seeking help from the ...
“I felt like I had met with an accident, it happened so suddenly,” a coal miner in Khliehriat town in East Jaintia Hills district recalled his reaction to the announcement of the ban. He claimed his business has fallen by 80% since then. Across Jaintia Hills, several people associated with the coal trade and the ...
JOWAI: BJP candidate, Lakhon Biam of Nangbah village under 30 Raliang Constituency informed that he need police protection as he had been informed ... West Jaintia Hills to declare all poling stations under Nangbah village, Kyndong Tuber village and Shangpung villages as venerable and most critical ...
These are the voters of Umniuh Tmar village under Shella assembly constituenct in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district. Not only countries name, some people of the village also have names of some states, cities like Tripura, Meghalaya, Goa, Bombay, Vellore etc. Umniuh Tmar village, which is close to the ...
When a child is born, it is his/her name that gives them a sense of identity. Names are important. Because for most of us, they last a lifetime. We literally carry them to our graves. But names can be complicated. I mean, you are reading the author's name, you probably understand his feelings. Well, if you ...
The village's elected chief, named Premier, said the best English name is that of a 30 year-old woman whose mother 'Sweater' named her 'I Have Been Delivered!' PTI. Updated:February 11, 2018, 6:12 PM IST. facebook · Twitter · google skype whatsapp. Meghalaya Village Has the Funniest Voter List, ...
Roy always told his close friends, “If we empower our villages, our rural economy will grow.” ... He empathised with farmers and daily wage labourers residing in villages who had to commute all the way to Shillong to withdraw or save money in SBI branches. ... In Meghalaya, this RRB was run by SBI.
Tura(Meghalaya), Feb 10 (PTI) National Peoples Party president Conrad K Sangma today claimed that the NPP will form the next government in Meghalaya after the February 27 Assembly election. Addressing a rally in Gokul village under the Bajengdoba assembly constituency in North Garo Hills, ...
Rajasimla (North Garo Hills district, Meghalaya): Standing against the fading sun, the modest Baptist church in Rajasimla, in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills ... Pastor Marak, continued, “But he was chased out of his village because the villagers were then followers of the animist religion called Songsarek.
UMNIUH: Italy, Argentina, Sweden and Indonesia will vote and choose their representative to the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly this February 27!. Well, if ... Italy, Argentina, Sweden and Indonesia are the names of voters of Umniuh-Tmar Elaka village under Shella constituency in East Khasi Hills district.
Skhemborlang Diengdoh lodged a complaint that on February 8, unknown miscreants stole twenty four battery cells and one Diesel Generator Battery valued around Rs 1 lakh from Umphyrnai village (EKH). Shankar Chettri lodged a complaint that on February 8, he found that unknown miscreants broke ...
Shillong, Feb 10 (UNI) In the run up to the Meghalaya assembly polls, the internal squabbles within the state Congress leadership amid anti incumbency of seven years of ... The deserted look of the Congress Bhavan in capital town Shillong in Meghalaya is testimony to the fact that all is not well in the party.
"In the past, many religious leaders be it Pope (John Paul II) or Dalai Lama or Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have visited Meghalaya without any objection. We have never opposed to any of their visit since we have no hidden agenda," Mr Sangma said, adding the step only demonstrates the hidden agenda of the ...
Rahul's visit to Meghalaya on January 29 changed all that. BJP's attack on Rahul and his sartorial choice at Congress's music rally went viral. "So @OfficeOfRG , soot(pun intended!)-boot ki sarkar with 'black' money fleeced from Meghalayan State exchequer by rampant corruption? Instead of singing away ...
A part of poll-bound Meghalaya is unhappy with New Delhi for denying visa to the Pope equivalent of the Baptists, who was scheduled to attend a four-day celebration of 150 years of Christianity in a small town in the State. The Garo Baptist Convention had invited Dr. Paul Msiza, the Johannesburg-based ...
Meghalaya BJP sure of forming govt ... Shillong: The BJP on Tuesday exuded confidence in leading the next government in Meghalaya after a majority of its candidates filed their nominations on Tuesday. ... A sea of BJP supporters filled city roads, leading to massive traffic jams between 10am and 3pm.
The usual hullabaloo associated with the election in mainstream India is conspicuous by its absence. The capital town of Shillong, known for its natural beauty worldwide, wears a usual look. There are hardly any banners hanged on the roads or a lifesize cutout of political leaders one can notice in the city.
SHILLONG: The Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) welcomed Manas Chaudhuri to the party on Tuesday at Congress Bhavan here. Chaudhuri had resigned from the BJP on Monday after not getting a ticket for the upcoming assembly election. A visibly happy Chaudhuri said the felicitation ...
Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma Faces Stiff Competition in His Stronghold, Ampatigiri ... Ampatigiri (South West Garo Hills, Meghalaya): One of the best takeaways from a road trip in any Northeastern region is the village bazaar. Halt at one ... Ampatigiri town is about 35 km from the India-Bangladesh border.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday announced its second list of two candidates for the Meghalaya assembly elections to be held on February 27. The Central Election Committee of the BJP headed by party president Amit Shah approved the name of former Congress member of the Khasi Hills ...
Speaking to reporters after filing his nominations on Saturday, Shylla said the Meghalaya Town and Country Planning Act, 1973, was amended in 2004 after which it was made clear that the bylaws were “applicable to the whole state except the autonomous districts”. Shylla wanted to know what Lambor did ...
The victim was taken to the hospital. Assauted. Rimjak Marak lodged a complaint that on January 31, two persons Walseng Sangma and Notsing Sangma assaulted his 21-year-old daughter at Watrigre village, South West Garo Hills. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn WhatsApp Email SMS PrintFriendly ...
It is human induced contamination from its catchment area, Shillong city, in both liquid effluents as well as solid waste, that has led to the condition the ... to come on board in a participatory manner to achieve something that everyone wants – Cleaning up our towns and cities and restoring our environment ...
The air quality in India's cleanest towns does not meet the World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, according to a Greenpeace India report. With an annual reading of 26 µg/m3, the temple town of Hassan in Karnataka, hilly Pathanamthitta in Kerala, or Nongstoin in the West Khasi Hills of Meghalaya ...
On January 11, 2018, Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) 'deputy commander in chief' Matchallang M. Sangma aka Vietnam was killed in an encounter with Meghalaya Police at Bawe Duragre village in East Garo Hills District. No other insurgency-linked killing has been reported from the State in 2018 ...


 

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