Behdienkhlam – Annual Cultural Festival of Meghalaya

The Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Dr. Jitendra Singh​ attended the famous 4-day Meghalaya Annual Cultural Festival “Behdienkhlam” this year. The festival is held every year at... Read more »

Mawlynnong: A Meghalaya Village Declared to be the Cleanest in Asia

A small village situated on the East Khasi Hills District in the state of Meghalaya stands as an example of eco-friendliness and cleanliness for many villages in the country. Bamboo dustbins are... Read more »

All Northeastern State Capitals to be Linked to Major Rail, Road and Air Routes

The Government of India has now envisioned the linking of the capitals of the eight North Eastern states to main lines on all three transport systems: rail, road and air. The Ministry... Read more »

Agatha Sangma: Youthful Hope for the Development of Northeast India

The youngest Minister in Dr. Manmohan Singh’s Cabinet, Ms. Sangma is pretty much the face of NE youth now trying to make mark in India’s development story. Born and brought up in... Read more »

Season’s Greetings: A Tree for a Tree This Christmas

The stars are hanging on the front yards, mistletoe are a welcoming sight, the air is chill but it’s a season of love and warmth that brightens up many faces and hearts.... Read more »

Faith Induced Forewarning from Jaintia Hills: Earthquake on October 25, 2010

When the clock strikes 12 midnight, an earthquake might shake the entire Meghalaya state in Northeast India. October 25, 2010 may become the day of destruction for the people in the region,... Read more »

Mega Dams Same As Time Bombs, in Seismically Active Northeast Region

Recent studies in the last two decades, and micro-earthquake surveys in the Shillong Plateau and adjoining areas have revealed a high level of seismicity, indicating that the Plateau is under compressional stress.... Read more »

Dhriiti – The Courage Within: Green Hope from NorthEast India

Rapidly expanding cities in urban India are fighting many battles and are struggling to ensure sustainable development in order to induce a positive lifestyle. Showing the way forward and giving courage to... Read more »