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Khasi Folk Legend Kerios Wahlang no more

January 11, 2020

Shillong, Jan 11: The Khasi folk legend, H Kerios Wahlang is no more amongst us but his hoarse, muffled and melodious voice shall echoed in the memory of every people in the State of Meghalaya. He passed away peacefully at around 3 PM early 11th January, 2020 leaving behind a legacy to cherish through generations. Read More

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Karnivool, Intervals, Shubha Mudgal, among the artists to headline the NH7 festival this year

August 21, 2019

Shillong, August 21: India’s happiest music festival is all set to take centre stage in the beautiful hills of Meghalaya from November 1-2, 2019. The fifth edition of the much loved BACARDÍ NH7 Weekender just got bigger and better with its exciting line-up of local and global artists. The festival will see electrifying performances by Read More

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Tura Winter Festival begins on a colourful note

January 24, 2019

Tura, January 24, 2019: The Tura Winter Festival which began with the celebration of Meghalaya Day was formally inaugurated today at Dikki Bandi Stadium, Dakopgre, Tura and is being organized by the West Garo Hills, District Administration, Tura. The festival aims to create a platform to the youth of the region to showcase their multi-faced Read More

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India International Cherry Blossom Festival 2018 starts tomorrow at Shillong

November 13, 2018

Shillong, November 13: Shillong’s 3rd India International Cherry Blossom Festival 2018 will celebrate the unique autumn flowering of Himalayan Cherry Blossoms with a gamut of cultural events. Starting from tomorrow the 14th to 17th November, the visitors can enjoy fashion shows, rock concerts, a beauty pageant and even compete in an amateur Golf Tournament. Alongside, Read More

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Hundred drums Wangala ends on a colourful note

November 10, 2018

Tura, Nov 10: The Hundred Drums Wangala festival on Saturday came to an end at village of Asanang with a huge turnout being witness to the beat of a 100 drums that came together to make the hills sound sweeter. 100 Drums Wangala is the post harvest festival of the Garos, consisting of various thanksgiving Read More

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Metbah stresses on importance of preserving culture 

November 9, 2018

SHILLONG, Nov 9: The Meghalaya Minister for Tourism, Metbah Lyngdoh graced the Rugala Ceremony of the 100 Hundred Drums Wangala Festival held today at Asanggre near Tura. It may be mentioned that a day ahead of the Wangala, a ritual called Rugala is performed by the Nokma (A Village Chief) and in this ritual, the offering of the first Read More

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India International Cherry Blossom Festival will be a mega event this year: Conrad Sangma

October 16, 2018

New Delhi, October 16: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and Prof. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Director of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), invited the people of India and the international community to visit Shillong, Meghalaya and enjoy the India International Cherry Blossom Festival 2018. It is the World’s only Autumn Cherry Blossom Festival, which will Read More

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Arunachal Pradesh – Mariam Longri becomes 16th Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2018

July 1, 2018

Tsurila from Nagaland and Jyotismita Baruah from Assam crowned 1st and 2nd Runners up respectively Guwahati; July 1: In front of nearly 1000 spectators from all across the north-eastern region, Mariam Longri from Kharsang, Arunachal Pradesh was crowned the 16th Sunsilk Mega Miss North East 2018 at the ITA Cultural Complex, Machkhowa on Saturday evening. Read More

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4th Element to perform at the Belize International Jazz Festival

June 14, 2018

SHILLONG, Jun 14: A band from Shillong will be performing at the Belize International Jazz Festival at Belize, Central America. The 4th Element will be leaving Shillong on June 18 to participate in the festival which starts on the June 16 and goes on till the June 24. Numerous artists and bands from different countries Read More

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Pageant India targets to equip and empower the individual

July 26, 1209

SHILLONG: While Misses India Glamour Pageant has changed to National Pageant India, the theme, the aim, the vision and the social concerns remain the same. Eldora Betsy Lyngdoh, National Director of Pageant India, speaking to media persons said that the Pageant India target is to start by equipping and empowering the individual, helping each to Read More

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