Assam and Meghalaya have partially resolved a 50-year-old border dispute

Northeastern States Assam and Meghalaya have partially resolved a 50-year-old border dispute in six of the 12 sectors along their 885-km boundary. Assam and Meghalaya have partially resolved a 50-year-old border dispute: Key-Points Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad K. Sangma signed a “historic” agreement for closure in six disputed … Read more

Living Root Bridges Of Meghalaya

The Zoological Survey of India has underlined some green rules for the living root bridges of Meghalaya to get the UNESCO World Heritage Site tag. Meghalaya CM Conrad K. Sangma pitched for UNESCO recognition as the hill State marked its 50th year of creation. A living root bridge is like a suspension bridge formed by … Read more

Statehood Day of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura

On the Statehood Day of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura (21st January), Prime Minister and other leaders praised the traditions and culture of the three northeast states. On 21st January, 1972, all the three states became full-fledged states under the North Eastern Region (Reorganisation) Act, 1971. Merger of Manipur with India: Before 15th August 1947, peaceful … Read more

Meghalaya Cabinet to Relocate Them-Lew Mawlong Residents

A Meghalaya Cabinet decision to relocate the Dalit Sikh residents of Shillong’s Them lew Mawlong area, also called Punjabi Lane, is facing opposition. Sikh groups have called it “illegal” and “unjust”, with Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa saying he would take the issue up with Union Home Minister Amit Shah. At the heart … Read more

First ever Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Meghalaya

First ever Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Meghalaya Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) recently laid the foundation stone for first ever Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) in the state of Meghalaya at its office complex at Lapalang, Shillong. The EVCS are being developed under Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) & Electric Vehicles … Read more