Meghalaya

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  • Meghalaya's revenue collection under GST could not be assessed: Sangma

    Meghalaya's revenue collection under GST could not be assessed: Sangma

    Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said the collection of revenue under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime in Meghalaya could not be assessed properly due to the incapability of the system being put in place. Sangma, who is heading......

    November 22, 2017
  • EC holds meeting with poll panel officials of three states

    EC holds meeting with poll panel officials of three states

      The Election Commission on Monday held a meeting here with Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland to take stock of preparations for the February 2018 assembly elections in these states," a Tripura official said. "EC officials......

    November 13, 2017
  • Meghalaya Election Department enters Limca Book of Records

    Meghalaya Election Department enters Limca Book of Records

    The Meghalaya Election Department has entered Limca Book of Records for the formation of the biggest human logo comprising young voters in the state, an official said on Tuesday. The logo formation was part of Mission Unite (U and I......

    October 24, 2017
  • Cherry Blossom Festival set to paint Shillong pink

    Cherry Blossom Festival set to paint Shillong pink

    "We want to connect Meghalaya with the rest of the world with the cherry blossom festival," said Mukul Sangma, Chief Minister of Meghalaya, a famous tourist destination state in Northeast India. Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, is gearing up to......

    October 17, 2017
  • Mawlynnong: Spotless roads and root bridges

    Mawlynnong: Spotless roads and root bridges

    Mawlynnong is utterly quiet when our hired cab pulls into the single main road of the village. It is just after lunch time; the tourist hordes have ticked this off their list and moved onto the next spot. “But what......

    October 2, 2017
  • Toning up in Meghalaya

    Toning up in Meghalaya

    The politics of Meghalaya is already heading towards commotion. Both the ruling Congress and the BJP are faced with multiple challenges ahead of the assembly election, due in February next year. Regional groups, like Conrad Sangmaled National People’s Party, are......

    October 2, 2017
  • Coming home to beautiful villages in the world

    Coming home to beautiful villages in the world

    "There's nothing nicer than coming back to a village... I prefer that to the craziness of Hollywood," ~ Jeremy Irvine Do you travel to explore, to relax and rejuvenate or in search of an escapade or a gold mine? If......

    August 28, 2017
  • Time for a new understanding

    Time for a new understanding

    Mention the Northeast beyond North Bengal and it conjures up visions of red rivers and blue hills, tea gardens (in the uplands of the Brahmaputra and Barak valleys), terraced cultivation, vast forests and wildlife, exotic tribes, diverse cultures, ethnicity and......

    August 28, 2017
  • Non-Congress government will be formed in Meghalaya: Kohli

    Non-Congress government will be formed in Meghalaya: Kohli

    BJP national spokesperson Nalin Kohli on Tuesday exuded confidence that a non-Congress government will be formed in Meghalaya after the assembly elections next year. "A non-Congress government is a certainty as of today as we assess the situation. Now the......

    August 8, 2017
  • Meghalaya to launch grassroots football development programme

    Meghalaya to launch grassroots football development programme

    <p><em>The passes for the friendly tie between north-east and rest of India will be free.</em></p>

    July 21, 2017
  • Italian speleologist set to explore Meghalaya's caves

    Italian speleologist set to explore Meghalaya's caves

    Noted Italian geologist and cave explorer Francesco Sauro, who has led successful expeditions to one of the world's oldest cave systems in Venezuela's Tepui mountains, is gearing up to explore the "lost world" in India's Meghalaya, which harbours some of......

    July 11, 2017
  • Delhi Golf Club apologises to member for asking Meghalaya guest to leave

    Delhi Golf Club apologises to member for asking Meghalaya guest to leave

    <p><em>"Explanation of the staff was sought and disciplinary action is in process," the Golf Club said.</em></p>

    June 27, 2017
  • Toll rises to seven in Meghalaya landslide

    Toll rises to seven in Meghalaya landslide

    The death toll in the devastating landslides triggered by heavy rains in Meghalaya has risen to seven, an official said on Sunday. Torrential rains have triggered huge landslides in several parts of the state and damaged public property. The death......

    June 18, 2017