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Art Competition for all categories: Assam down town University

October 5, 2020

On the event of World Mental Health Day, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences of Assam down town University is organizing an Art Competition for various categories, namely; Theme I: Meaning of a familyEligibility: School students of Classes 3rd to 5thTheme II: Self Care and Self LoveEligibility: School students of Classes 6th to 8thTheme III: Read More

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Her&Now film campaign launched in the North Eastern Region

August 18, 2020

Four newly produced short films depict diverse realities of women entrepreneurship in India Guwahati; August 18: Together with the local partner ‘Dhriiti – The Courage Within’ and other entrepreneurship stakeholders from the North Eastern Region, the Indo-German development cooperation project ‘Economic Empowerment of Women Entrepreneurs and Start-ups by Women (Her&Now)’ celebrated the exclusive preview of four short Read More

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“Meghalayan Age Festival” scaled down to a conference; limited invites only

March 6, 2020

Shillong, Mar 6: Taking into account the Covid-19 outbreak across the globe, the state government on Friday decided to scale down the much anticipated ‘Meghalayan Age Festival’ to a conference with limited invites. The festival was scheduled to be held from March 7 to March 15 at Wenfield, Thadlaskein, West Jaintia Hills. The annual Trade Read More

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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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