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Shillong News: This romantic and wettest city in India remains the favorite tourist destination of the North East. It is often referred to as the ?Scotland of the East? due to its similarity with the Scottish Highlands. Etymologically Shillong comes from Leishyllong meaning the Superpower or God who is believed to be residing on the Shillong Peak overlooking the City. The capital city of Meghalaya is nestled by tall pine conifers and pineapple shrubs, waterfalls, peaks and lakes that makes it auspicious tourist destination. Latest development initiatives have been taken by the government for the facelift of this forbidden natural aesthetic city. Advent of premiere educational institutes like IIM and IT are the result of this initiative. Use our search function to get latest news update and happenings from in and around Shillong.
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Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he shows off his Oscar trophy to Amitabh Bachchan at an award ceremony.
Resul Pukootty is ecstatic as he shows off his Oscar trophy to Amitabh Bachchan at an award ceremony.

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.

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.

Singer Rageshwari at the launch of music album
Singer Rageshwari at the launch of music album "Dancing Flute" in Mumbai.


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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

Cherapoonji receives its older name - 09 Jul 2007
in the eastern Khasi hills in shillong now onwards will be called &lsquo

A new target for development of north-eastern region - 22 Nov 2007
of the states in mind, the North Eastern Council, Shillong have entrusted the task

Health needs of North Eastern India to get priority - 01 Jan 2008
), Shillong, he said, "The proposal will be considered in the context of norms

India aims for boxing, wrestling, archery medals at London Olympics - 23 Oct 2008
that a major SAI centre had been opened in Meghalaya capital Shillong and added

Poor functioning of ST panel irks parliamentary committee - 23 Oct 2008
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A parliamentary committee has called for urgent corrective measures to streamline the functioning of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) that deals with issues related to STs.

Thousands pay tributes to Netaji in Orissa - 23 Jan 2009
like Vienna, Geneva, Shillong, Rangoon Jail, Mandalay Jail and Presidency Jail

Akum Ao‚??s brace steers Assam Rifles in Durand main round - 27 Oct 2007
they will meet NFL runners-up JCT on October 31. The Shillong based outfit showed

Scorpions takes you to the magic of the moment - 14 Dec 2007
in Meghalay’s Shillong – the rock capital of India and charged up

Common Admission Test for Law on May 11 - 11 Jan 2008
, Chandigarh , Shillong, Jammu , Guwahati, Patna , Jaipur, Lucknow and Bhubaneshwar

Mussoorie fast becoming a concrete jungle - 01 Jan 2008
;In India, there are many hill stations like Shillong, Mahabaleshwar, Ooty and Mount Abu

Delhi to get second AIIMS campus: Ramadoss - 12 Dec 2008
Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (NEIGRIMS) in Meghalaya capital Shillong

Focussed operation on in Assam to fight terror: Chidambaram - 02 Jan 2009
; The prime minister leaves for Meghalaya state capital Shillong Saturday

Manmohan Singh weakest Indian prime minister: Advani - 01 Jan 2008
(AGP).   Advani is due to address party workers in Shillong Monday

Manmohan Singh weakest Indian prime minister: Advani - 06 Oct 2008
(AGP).   Advani is due to address party workers in Shillong Monday

Lok Dal rejoins NDA ahead of Lok Sabha polls - 12 Oct 2008
to Guwahati and Shillong in the northeast for a series of rallies. I also met leaders

'India is next big thing in global rock music' - 31 Oct 2008
, Shillong, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune.   'Indian rock

Assam rebel groups slam PM's precondition for talks - 05 Jan 2009
told reporters in Meghalaya's capital Shillong that the central government

Tripura's maiden vegetable-show a big draw among farmers - 03 Feb 2009
, in Tripura vegetable use to come from outside state and Shillong but now we are moving

Luck continues with Goa Governor, escapes attack - 24 Nov 2007
Khaplang with a view to oppose Shillong Accord by the then NNC (Naga National

Government moves to boost higher education - 29 Mar 2008
Pradesh, Gujarat and Punjab, while seven IIMs will also be opened in Shillong

Tata Tea Arsenal tourney, a ticket to United Kingdom - 11 Apr 2008
and 13, to be followed in Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, Shillong and Kolkata. Sixteen

Central Govt reviews Higher Education Schemes - 09 Aug 2008
and Himachal Pradesh. The Indian Institutes of Management at Shillong has

Cinema helps creating tolerant and peaceful societies - 20 Oct 2008
in Shillong of Meghalaya

270,000 appear for 'doable' CAT exam - 16 Nov 2008
, Kozhikode, Lucknow and Shillong IIMs. Besides this year, six new IIMs are due to start

When scribes come to the streets - 27 Nov 2008
Press Club, Agartala Press Club, Shillong Press Club, Itanagar Press Club

Manipur asks for CBI probe into scribe's killing - 06 Dec 2008
Press Club, Shillong Press Club, Itanagar Press Club with student organizations




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