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Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he hugs Amitabh Bachchan who later gave him an award for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of Western India Motion Pictures & TV sound engineers association in Mumbai.

Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he displays his Oscar and Bafta awards after recieving an award from Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to sound industry.

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Management Institute in Shillong - 01 Jan 2008
Shillong, July 3 (ANI): The first academic session of the country's seventh... of Management (RGIIM) in Shillong, will begin tomorrow. The institute's Director... session in Nongthymmai in Shillong, which previously housed the North Eastern Hill

Jazz concert enthralls many in Shillong - 21 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar 21 (ANI): In an endeavor to generate interest in Jazz amongst... a sizable crowd in Shillong.  'Duende Quartet', a Latin jazz group enthralled... Nicole, one of the organizer, "The people of Shillong are really very keen

IIM hosts golf tournament in Shillong - 27 Apr 2009
Shillong, Apr 27 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong hosted a golf tournament recently in an effort to bring a closer corporate house... students across the country took part in the golf tournament held at the Shillong

First call center in Shillong - 01 Jan 2008
Shillong, July 19 (ANI): Peace and development go hand-in-hand and its best... BPO in Shillong has grown in size over the years. What started as a small call... in Shillong, is also known as Hero Mindmine Institute. It has diversified into software

Meghalaya capital Shillong hosts an orange festival - 10 Jan 2009
Shillong (Meghalaya), Jan.10 (ANI): Meghalaya capital Shillong recently played host to an orange festival to popularise the fruit in the region. Organised by a self help group, the festival was aimed at encouraging farmers

10th International trade fair major draw in Shillong - 17 Apr 2009
Shillong, April 17 (ANI): A large number of people from the northeastern region... in Shillong.  The annual trade fair, themed 'connecting northeast... to visiting northeast again in the coming years. Shillong, popularly known

Vienna and Shillong chambers perform jointly in Meghalaya - 16 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar 16 (ANI): To commemorate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic... jointly with Shillong chamber choir here and enthralled the audience.  ...;The artists of the Vienna chamber applauded the performance of the Shillong choir

IM threatens to kill Advani during Shillong visit - 01 Jan 2008
Shillong, Sept 25 (ANI): The Indian Mujahideen (IM) has reportedly threatened... visit to Shillong. On Wednesday night, an email was dispatched to some local... that the email was sent from Shillong itself.  Police also visited the newspaper

Tight security in Shillong ahead of Sonia's visit - 12 Apr 2009
Shillong, Apr 12 (ANI): Security has been tightened in Shillong in view of a shutdown call given by a rebel tribal group to protest against Congress party president Sonia Gandhi's visit on Monday.  A 24-hour shutdown called by Khasi

Security beefed up in Shillong ahead of PM's visit - 02 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 2 (IANS) Security was beefed up in Meghalaya's state capital Shillong ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the city to inauguarate the Indian Science Congress here Saturday. The prime minister is scheduled

Indian Science Congress begins in Shillong Saturday - 02 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 2 (IANS) The stage is set for the inauguration of the Indian Science Congress Saturday in Meghalaya capital Shillong by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Rich biodiversity, clean energy generation and the social

10th South East Asian Trade Fair gets underway in Shillong - 01 Apr 2009
Shillong, Apr 1 (ANI): Traders from South East Asian countries are participating in the 10th International Trade Fair in Shillong. Traders from several... in the state with a view to expand their networks. Shillong, popularly known

Shillong Trade Expo boosts India's trade relations with South East Asia - 28 Dec 2008
Shillong, Dec.28 (ANI): The recently held 2nd International Trade Expo in Shillong boosted domestic trade as also succeded in promoting trade relations... Shillong as a usiness hub and investment destination of Northeast.  

North east beauties glide down Shillong beauty pageant ramp - 16 Oct 2008
Shillong (Meghalaya), Oct.16 (ANI): North- East beauties glided down the ramp in a glitzy beauty pageant contest organised by the Fashion Society, Shillong... anniversary of the Fashion Society of Shillong, which has been actively promoting

Shillong hosts first woman film festival of northeast - 30 Mar 2009
Shillong (Meghalaya), Mar 30 (ANI): In an aim to encourage women to engage in filmmaking and other creative activities, Meghalaya recently hosted the first ever woman film festival of the northeast. The 'Women Behind

Kalam to launch hi-tech computing facility in Shillong - 02 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 2 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is set to formally inaugurate the state-of-the-art PARAM Sheersh, a supercomputing facility for bio-informatics and computational biology, at the Northeastern Hill University (NEHU

PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress in Shillong - 22 Dec 2008
Shillong, Dec 22 (IANS) Rich biodiversity, disaster management and traditional knowledge of the northeast would be the key issues of the Indian Science Congress (ISC), to be held here from Jan 3. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

AIIMS like health care institute set up in Shillong - 12 Dec 2008
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A medical institute similar to AIIMS has been established for providing advanced specialised health care in Shillong. The North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences

Shillong singer keeps Bob Dylan legacy blowin' in the wind - 23 May 2009
Shillong, May 23 (IANS) The sunlit hall of the local St Mary's College... for people in Shillong to know Dylan,' says Lou, who usually performs with his band, 'Ace...: 'Shillong has many good singers. But what makes Lou stand apart is that I have come

PM to inaugurate Indian Science Congress 2009 in Shillong today - 03 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the 96th Indian Science Congress in North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) here today.  The theme this year is "Science Education and Attraction of Talent

Shillong gets National Institute of Fashion Technology - 01 Jan 2008
By Hempi Shillong, August 22 (ANI): First of its kind in the country's... in Shillong is among the four centres of the institute that were to be set up..., who has come all the way from Varanasi. "When I visited Shillong after

Darjeeling and Shillong gear up to cheer their new ‚??Bharat Ki Shaan‚?? - 23 Sep 2007
Newstrack India Sep 23: Grand finale of SonyIndian Idol 3 is just few hours away and both the hill cities are atop of their celebrating mood to welcome the new ‘Bharat Ki Shaan’. The two finalist one from Shillong

1730 guitarist in Shillong strummed into a new world record - 27 Oct 2007
Records as the largest guitar band at the annual Autumn festival in Shillong... in the Meghalaya’s capital Shillong. After 5 minutes, when all 1730 guitarists... of about 7,951 drummers in Shillong had set a new world record for the largest drum

Manipur business school becomes first to host a golf tournament - 03 May 2009
Shillong, May 3 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong... of the country.  Shillong has a sprawling golf course and hosting the golf tournament here added a feather to the cap of IIM-Shillong's reputation

Meghalaya business school becomes first to host a golf tournament - 03 May 2009
Shillong, May 3 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong....  Shillong has a sprawling golf course and hosting the golf tournament here added a feather to the cap of IIM-Shillong's reputation. There were 120

IIM enabling northeast students realize dreams with quality education - 19 Nov 2008
Shillong, Nov.19 (ANI): For long Shillong has been known for its captivating... as an education centre.  Local residents believe Shillong is all set to become... Gandhi Indian Institute of Management (RGIIM) in Shillong is the seventh branch

Annual dance festival in Meghalaya promotes culture of the state - 15 May 2009
Shillong, May 15 (ANI): As part of a movement to preserve the culture... in Shillong recently.  The event provided a platform to showcase traditional... provided people, living in Shillong, an opportunity to participate and showcase

Country's seventh IIM starts from today - 01 Jan 2008
Shillong, July 3 (ANI): The first academic session of the country's seventh... of Management (RGIIM) in Shillong, will begin today.  Meghalaya Chief Minister... first academic session in Nongthymmai in Shillong, which previously housed the North

NIFT opens doors of creativity in Meghalaya - 01 Jan 2008
Shillong, Sep.3 (ANI): The recent opening of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in Shillong, the first in the entire region, has aroused... Mumbai, said: "Shillong is picking up. Honestly, youth wise, there are lots

Congress denies ticket to minister from Meghalaya - 26 Mar 2009
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Congress Thursday announced its candidates for the two Lok Sabha seats from Meghalaya, denying a ticket to sitting Shillong MP... will be the party's candidate from Shillong in place of Kyndiah, and Debora C. Marak from

Meghalaya being developed as a tourist destination - 02 Nov 2008
Shillong, Nov.2 (ANI): The State Government of Meghalaya is taking initiatives..., Shillong alone had 187,000 tourists visiting this fascinating State capital. "When I come to see Shillong I feel very nice. It is neat and clean. I enjoy

Militancy has reached a saturation point in north-east, says Patricia Mukhim - 01 Jan 2008
Shillong, July 16 (ANI): Patricia Mukhim, a veteran journalist and the Editor of The Shillong Times, feels that militancy has reached a saturation point in north-eastern India, in Assam, Nagaland and Manipur.  Speaking to Asian News

Mild earthquake hits parts of North-East - 26 Apr 2009
Guwahati, Apr 26 (ANI): An earthquake measuring four on the Richter scale shook Guwahati, Shillong and other parts of North Eastern India on Sunday morning. There were no reports of any loss to life and property. According

Confectioner claims to make world's biggest jalebi - 03 Nov 2008
Shillong, Nov 3 (IANS) A confectioner here has claimed to have made the world's... of the Shillong Autumn Festival.   'This record is for Shillong and is our humble attempt to make Shillong and the North-East shine brighter, and let the world know

Hand over Mumbai attack masterminds: PM to Pakistan - 03 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked Pakistan to hand over the masterminds behind the Nov 26 Mumbai terror attack so... and the menace of terrorism'.  The prime minister is in Shillong to inaugurate

D D Lapang sworn in as Meghalaya Chief Minister - 14 May 2009
Shillong, May 13 (ANI): Senior Congress leader DD Lapang was sworn in as Chief Minister of Meghalaya on Wednesday.  State Governor R S Mooshahary administered the oath of office and secrecy to Lapang at Raj Bhavan.  Besides

Lapang to be sworn in as Meghalaya Chief Minister today - 14 May 2009
Shillong, May 13 (ANI): Senior Congress leader DD Lapang will be sworn in as Chief Minister of Meghalaya on Wednesday.  The Congress Party stitched an alliance with the United Democratic Party (UDP) following failure of talks

Sonia Gandhi to address rally in Meghalaya today - 13 Apr 2009
Shillong, Apr 13 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address a public rally at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here today.  She will address... for the Shillong and Tura Parliamentary seats respectively. The two Lok Sabha

MPA scrapes through Meghalaya trust vote - 17 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 17 (IANS) The Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government narrowly won the trust vote in the 60-member Meghalaya assembly Tuesday. The MPA got 28 votes, including the speaker's vote, while 27 legislators supported

Massive vaccination programme in Meghalaya to deal with meningitis - 10 Apr 2009
Shillong, April 10 (ANI): Meningococcal meningitis has continued to claim... Shillong, it will cost between Rs. 360 to 550. Those, who have it, can get..., a resident of Shillong.  Meningitis is caused by an infection in the fluid

Kalam indisposed, cancels Meghalaya visit - 04 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 4 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has cancelled his scheduled visit to Meghalaya to inaugurate the Children's Science Congress... at the Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management in Shillong.   He was also

President Pratibha Patil to visit Meghalaya today - 22 Oct 2008
Shillong, Oct 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will arrive in Meghalaya today to attend the centenary celebration of the Laban Bengali Girls Higher Secondary School. During her visit, President Patil is also scheduled to inaugurate

Meghalaya government loses majority support - 11 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 11 (IANS) The Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government Wednesday lost majority support in the 60-member legislature after a senior minister resigned and pledged loyalty to the Congress party. Urban Affairs

Meghalaya Government's future to be decided on Tuesday - 16 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar 16 (ANI): Meghalaya Governor Dr. R. S. Mossahari has asked the State Assembly to record the vote of confidence in the government on Tuesday to ensure transparency. Twelve Congress MLA have moved a motion asking

Meghalaya celebrates Elvis Presley 75th anniversary - 15 May 2009
Shillong (Meghalaya), May 15 (ANI): To mark the 75th birth anniversary of Elvis... in Shillong has over 10 members. Although Presley's birthday falls on January... have died 32 years ago but there are music lovers in Shillong who can sing like

NCP-led Meghalaya Govt. loses majority - 11 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar 11 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)-led Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government lost its majority on Wednesday. The party was reduced to a minority after a lone MLA from Khun Hynniewtrep National

Unscientific mining affecting Meghalaya environment - 23 Oct 2008
Shillong, Oct 23 (IANS) Random mining carried out in an unscientific manner in Meghalaya has led to severe degradation of the environment there, according... by Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary in Shillong this week, said: 'Besides the forests

Meghalaya Rural Development Society changing life in villages - 18 Feb 2009
Shillong, Feb.18 (ANI): The Meghalaya Rural Development Society (MRDS) programme is making a major difference to the lives of poor and backward people... have also taken part in a training programme in Shillong," said Forman Sangma

Manmohan Singh wants youngsters to lead scientific research Yang Jiechi - 03 Jan 2009
Shillong (Meghalaya), Jan. 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has urged the scientific industry of the nation to invest more in research and development... University campus in Shillong on Saturday. "Seniority and age may be relevant

Mawlynnong in Meghalaya- Asia's cleanest village - 10 Feb 2009
Mawlynnog (Shillong) Feb.10, (ANI): Resident across the country can take... to Mawlynnong, which is 75 kilometres from the State capital Shillong.  "This village... Shillong. Dustbins crafted from bamboo canes are placed at central points

Super computer inaugurated in Meghalaya - 05 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 5 (IANS) PARAM Sheersh, a supercomputing facility for bio-informatics and computational biology, was formally inaugurated at the North Eastern Hill University here Monday. Inaugurating the facility, renowned scientist

Meghalaya Government's future to be decided today - 17 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar 17 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party backed Meghalaya Progressive Alliance Government will face trust vote today in the state assembly. On Monday, Speaker Bindo M. Lanong suspended five missing MLAs under Anti

Sangma threatens to go on a fast to end President's Rule in Meghalaya - 21 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar 21 (ANI): Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader P. A. Sangma on Saturday said that he would go on a fast unto death till President's rule is not revoked in Meghalaya. "If President's Rule in the state

Sagarbhanga High school in Subroto Cup final, Ram Mullick nets winner - 04 Oct 2007
Newstrack India Oct 04: A well-measured 40-yard lob by Ram Mullick in extra-time had sunken the hopes of Om Roy High School (Shillong... through Dipendu Dowari but the Shillong boys did not lose their heart and restored

Youth take to Call Centre and Sky cabin jobs in Meghalaya - 01 Jan 2008
Shillong (Meghalaya), July 13 (ANI): As an increasing number of fresh graduates... up here in 2005 by the S. S. Netcom Private Limited in Shillong, is helping them... connectivity to Shillong, as the airstrip of Barapani is nearly 20 miles from the main

Eight workers killed in Meghalaya - 16 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar 16 (ANI): Eight workers were killed after being trapped inside a coal mine that caved in at Rongsa Awe in Meghalaya's Garo Hills District. According to police officials, rescue workers recovered

Only Congress can protect secular values, says Sonia Gandhi - 13 Apr 2009
Shillong, Apr 13 (ANI): Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday said the country needed a strong and stable government to protect and promote secular values and communal harmony. "The country needs a government

Sonia Gandhi questions Advani's tenure as Home Minister - 13 Apr 2009
Shillong, April 13 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday criticized senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Krishan Advani stating...," she told an election rally at Shillong on Monday. "Can you trust

Beauties from Northeast prepare to enter national stage - 24 Oct 2008
Shillong, Oct.24 (ANI): Young models from the seven States of the north-east recently had a chance to showcase their latent talent during a 'Northeast Beauty Pageant' held here.  And by all accounts, those who saw them during

India plans to hoist tricolour on moon by 2020 - 04 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 4 (IANS) India is planning to hoist the tricolour on the moon by 2020, a space agency official said here Sunday, adding that the country's first manned flight into space was also on cards by 2015. K. Radhakrishnan

Kalam dreams of terror-free India by 2020 - 06 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 5 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said he visualises India in 2020 as a country free from terrorism and a secure place to live in with people proud of the country's leadership. Kalam's written message was read

MPA Government survives confidence vote in Meghalaya - 17 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar 17 (ANI): Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) Government survived confidence vote with Speaker B M Lanong casting vote in favour of Donkupar Roy ministry.  Hours before the floor test, Speaker Lanong placed under

Science Congress calls for tackling food pressure, environment - 07 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 7 (IANS) The 96th Indian Science Congress ended Wednesday... in Shillong was 'a great learning experience'.   'We could experience... the knowledge we gathered in Shillong for our future studies,' Ramona, one

Science Congress ignited scientific thoughts in young minds - 08 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 8 (IANS) Class 5 student from Dehradun Jewellery Mitra... Wednesday at the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) in Meghalaya's capital Shillong... was indeed a great success and this Shillong conclave was one of the most well

Meghalaya to come under president's rule - 19 Mar 2009
New Delhi/Shillong, March 18 (IANS) Citing a 'constitutional breakdown', the central government Wednesday decided to have president's rule in Meghalaya, a day... drama in Shillong Tuesday, the MPA scraped through a crucial floor test

Hand over perpetrators of Mumbai terror attack: PM tells Pakistan - 03 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked Pakistan to hand over the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks so that they can be tried in India, even as he stressed that war cannot be a solution. 'War

Meghalaya government loses majority support - 11 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 11 (IANS) Political uncertainty gripped Meghalaya as the government Wednesday lost majority support in the 60-member legislature after a senior minister quit and switched loyalty to the Congress party. Urban Affairs

Congress-led coalition government takes office in Meghalaya - 14 May 2009
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) A Congress-led coalition government was sworn in Wednesday in Meghalaya after nearly two months of President's Rule, with new Chief Minister D.D. Lapang saying it would provide stability and good governance. 

'India matching China in border infrastructure' - 01 Jan 2008
Shillong, Sep 30 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence Pallam Raju today said India is building infrastructure along the Indo-China border to match... reporters in Shillong. The highway will run from Tawang in west Arunachal Pradesh

'India matching China in border infrastructure' - 06 Oct 2008
Shillong, Sep 30 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence Pallam Raju today said India is building infrastructure along the Indo-China border to match... reporters in Shillong. The highway will run from Tawang in west Arunachal Pradesh

Of costly watches and elephants in Meghalaya polls - 11 Apr 2009
Shillong, April 11 (IANS) Wild elephants and the costliest watch! Those... are drawn for the two parliamentary seats that go to the polls on April 16 -- Shillong....    The fight for the Shillong parliamentary seat is between

Political crisis in Meghalaya, MPA government may collapse - 10 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 10 (IANS) The ruling Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government may collapse after two independent lawmakers withdrew support to the 11-month-old fragile coalition, reducing its strength in the 60-member legislature

Government wins Meghalaya floor test by one vote, uncertainty continues - 17 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 17 (IANS) Amid high political drama, the ruling Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) scraped through a crucial floor test Tuesday with Speaker Bindo Lanong breaking the tie by voting for the government. After

Hop-skip-and-jump politics in Meghalaya at its best - 09 May 2009
Shillong, May 9 (IANS) Meghalaya is all set for a third government in just 14 months, a situation characteristic of the mountainous northeastern state known for hop-skip-and-jump politics with legislators switching loyalties at the drop

MPA loses yet another minister - 12 Mar 2009
Shillong (Meghalaya), Mar 12 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)-led Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government lost another minister on Thursday as Chief Minister Donkupar Roy declared that he would seek a vote

Meghalaya Speaker to take legal opinion over Governor's directive - 16 Mar 2009
Shillong, Mar. 16 (ANI): As the Congress moved a resolution for the removal of Meghalaya Speaker B M Lanong on the inaugural day of the budget session, Governor R S Mooshahary has directed the Speaker to ensure video recording

Cabinet Secretary reviews steps to tackle swine flu - 04 May 2009
New Delhi/Shillong, May 4 (ANI): Cabinet Secretary K.M Chandershekhar held a video-conference with the Chief Secretaries of 17 States on Monday... and Veterinary (AH and V) Department based in Shillong has issued directives

Political rivals join hands in Meghalaya for new government - 12 May 2009
Shillong, May 12 (IANS) In tune with the typical characteristic of shifting combinations in Meghalaya politics, the Congress party and its main rival... the Raj Bhawan in capital Shillong.    After the central cabinet Friday

A septuagenarian saving the legacy of Meghalaya's traditional instruments - 01 Dec 2008
Shillong, Dec.1 (ANI): Garo tribe of Meghalaya is known for its rich tradition and culture for ages. The indigenous musical instruments have long been integral to general life here. But of late modernity has over-shadowed their place

PM asks Pak to hand over Mumbai terror 'criminals' - 03 Jan 2009
Shillong (Meghalaya), Jan. 3 (ANI): Following Pakistan's rejection to extradite any Pakistani national to India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Pakistan to hand over "criminals" responsible for the Mumbai attacks so that they can

Shortage of nuclear fuel hits Indian nuclear power plants - 06 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 6 (IANS) India's nuclear power plants have been working at about half their capacity due to shortage of nuclear fuel despite the efforts of the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) to tap indigenous uranium deposits

Meghalaya speaker suspends five MLAs ahead of floor test - 17 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 17 (IANS) The spectre of President's rule loomed large over Meghalaya after assembly Speaker Bindo Lanong near midnight Monday issued 'interim suspension' orders on five legislators for withdrawing support to the ruling

Four rebel MLAs disqualified in Meghalaya State Assembly - 09 Apr 2009
Shillong, April 9 (ANI): Meghalaya Speaker B. M. Lanong on Thursday disqualified four MLAs who had withdrawn support to the Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) before the trust vote (March 17), which the Meghalaya Progressive

Trains suspended, security tightened in northeast India - 24 Jan 2009
Agartala/Guwahati/Shillong, Jan 24 (IANS) Authorities in northeast India have suspended several trains in the region and further strengthened security measures apprehending terrorist violence during Monday's Republic Day celebrations

New Congress-NCP coalition government likely in Meghalaya - 14 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 14 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Purno A. Sangma Saturday hinted at a coalition government headed by the Congress, after the ruling Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA

India to double investment in science: PM - 03 Jan 2009
Shillong, Jan 3 (IANS) While announcing a doubling of the investment in science from one to two percent of the national income, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged the Indian industry to invest in research and development aimed

No threat to government, says Meghalaya chief minister - 10 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 10 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Donkupar Roy Tuesday said there was no threat to the stability of his Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government after two independent lawmakers withdrew support, putting the 11-month

Meghalaya government reduced to minority, floor test Monday - 12 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 12 (IANS) The Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) government is likely to bow out and make way for the Congress to head the northeastern state as the political crisis deepened Thursday with the resignation of Health

Sangma to challenge imposition of president's rule in Meghalaya - 18 Mar 2009
Shillong, March 18 (IANS) The central government's decision to impose president's rule in Meghalaya Wednesday has come under fire from the ruling Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) with former Lok Sabha speaker and Nationalist Congress

Naveen Chawla to arrive in Guwahati today - 23 Mar 2009
and order situation.  Before leaving for Shillong this evening, he

Offbeat sculptor Prithpal Singh Ladi returns to Delhi - 10 Oct 2008
;Born in Shillong in 1955, Ladi studied sculpture at the M.S. University... shuttles between Munich and Shillong. 'For nearly 10 years, everything that I loved... from Shillong.  Almost all his works - which have a slight

Subroto Cup 2008 football tournament starts today - 01 Jan 2008
was played between St John Secondary School, East Khasi Hill, Shillong, Meghalaya

Govt to set up North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homoeopathy - 27 Mar 2008
and Homoeopathy in Shillong, Meghalaya has been approved by the cabinet at a cost of Rs... importance of Shillong in North-eastern states and the unavailability of any

People throng Ranikor to enjoy "beach festival" - 14 Jan 2009
the people of Shillong enjoy during the autumn festivals. So its mostly... some 150 kilometers away from Shillong. "It is a wonderful way to attract

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan to provide free IT education in northeast - 01 Jan 2008
, Shillong, Agartala, Kohima, and Gangtok,' said K.V. Gopalkrishnan, regional director

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan to provide free IT education in northeast - 06 Oct 2008
, Shillong, Agartala, Kohima, and Gangtok,' said K.V. Gopalkrishnan, regional director

Political speech to suit the purpose - 21 Oct 2008
. On September 29, Advani was speaking in Meghalaya, Shillong. And what did he... organisations there? In Shillong, Advani pointed out the attacks on Christians in Orissa.... Ironically, Advani, before reaching Shillong, never condemned violence in Orissa

Patil to review security threat in North Eastern states - 04 Nov 2008
DGPs and IGPs, which is scheduled to be held in Shillong on November 6-7, has been

Those behind Guwahati bombings will be punished: PM - 02 Jan 2009
for Shillong to inaugurate the Indian Science Congress Saturday. Home Minister P

Banish militancy, develop Tripura: Governor on R-Day - 26 Jan 2009
celebrations at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium in capital Shillong




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