• Shillong hosts India's first La Tomatina festival

    Shillong, a city known as the 'abode of clouds', recently hosted India's first ever La Tomatina festival. Both locals and tourists made the most of the fun-filled festival that was organised to promote tourism in Meghalaya.

    May 30, 2016, 11:31 IST
  • Watch: PM Modi playing the drums of Meghalaya

    Prime Minister Modi was seen enjoying the traditional culture of Meghalaya where he interacted with the locals and even played their music instruments. He also took part in the cultural dance. The Prime Minister also savored a cup of traditional brew.

    May 28, 2016, 13:52 IST
  • Gang arrested for stealing bikes

    The Assam Police had recently launched a mission to nab a gang of bike thieves whom they finally arrested in Guwahati. This gang had started creating a state of terror among the residents.

    May 07, 2016, 19:52 IST
  • 'Monolith festival' showcases rich cultural heritage of Khasi tribe in Meghalaya

    Dressed in colorful traditional attires these men and women thronged the famous Khasi heritage village-Mawphlang in East Khasi hills district to celebrate 'Monolith Festival'.The festival is a cultural extravaganza to showcase and display the unique traditions through dances, music, handicrafts, cuisines and attires of the Khasi Tribe.

    Apr 18, 2016, 09:23 IST
  • Former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma passes away

    Former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma breathed his last in the national capital on Friday following a heart attack. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to his Twitter handle to express grief over Sangma's demise.

    Mar 04, 2016, 15:05 IST
  • BSF claims northeast has no threat from ISIS terror group

    Tragic scenes of terror in neighboring Bangladesh are being claimed to be orchestrated by the Islamic State. Be it an attack on a Shiite mosque or an assault on an Italian citizen in Dhaka

    Dec 09, 2015, 11:18 IST
  • Bamboo Fest promotes eco-friendly grass

    At a time when global warming is posing a threat to world environment, Kerala is promoting bamboo as an alternative to wood to stop deforestation through its annual Bamboo Fest.

    Dec 07, 2015, 19:33 IST
  • 5 4 magnitude quake rocks Guwahati  tremors in Kolkata

    An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale shook Guwahati in Assam and Shillong in Meghalaya at about 6.15 this evening. Tremors were felt in other parts of the North East and some mild ones even in Kolkata. Video courtesy: NDTV

    May 11, 2012, 21:15 IST
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