Articles about Shillong

21 Nov 2022

Travel And Tourism
Ready for Shillong Cherry Blossom Festival? Here's all about it

The most awaited Shillong Cherry Blossom Festival is here and we are super excited.

18 Jun 2022

Climate Change
Cherrapunji receives record rainfall since 1995 amid floods in northeast

Cherrapunji in Meghalaya received a record-breaking 972 mm of rain in 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Friday, just two days after receiving 811.6 mm of rain in a single day, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

27 May 2022

West Bengal
5 places to visit near Siliguri

Siliguri in West Bengal is the doorway to the northeast for the rest of India. Siliguri also gives one access to Sikkim via road.

27 May 2022

Your guide to traveling to Shillong in summer

Visiting the northeast is a dream of many travelers.

21 Jan 2022

5 places in India to enjoy a work vacation

While working from home sounds like an exciting idea, it isn't all that fun.

17 Aug 2021

Meghalaya capital calm after unrest, police launches helpline for evacuation

The Meghalaya government on Tuesday said there were no untoward incidents since the curfew was clamped in the state capital, Shillong, following the unrest, and launched a police helpline for people who are stranded in Shillong and are in need of evacuation.

16 Aug 2021

Petrol bombs hurled at Meghalaya CM's private residence

Unidentified miscreants on Sunday night lobbed petrol bombs at the residence of Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, police said.

14 Aug 2021

Congress demands MHRC inquiry into death of militant in encounter

The opposition Congress has demanded an inquiry by the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) to ascertain the facts behind the "encounter-style" killing of a dreaded militant by the police.

31 Jul 2021

Eat more beef than chicken, mutton, fish: BJP minister

BJP minister in the Meghalaya government Sanbor Shullai encouraged the people of the state to eat more beef than chicken, mutton, and fish, dispelling the apprehension that his party was against it.

25 Jul 2020

How local communities in the Northeast are helping fight COVID-19

While the major hotspots of Delhi and Mumbai are starting to control the spread of the coronavirus, the outbreak has been getting worse in the Northeastern states.

01 Mar 2020

Meghalaya: Violence over CAA, Inner Line Permit leaves 2 dead

Curfew remained imposed in Shillong's Cantonment Beat House and areas under the jurisdiction of Lumdiengjri and Sadar police stations on Sunday after two people were killed in fresh clashes, officials said.

09 Feb 2020

Bullied at school, 9-year-old Meghalaya girl creates anti-bullying app

A nine-year-old girl in Meghalaya's Shillong has developed an app that helps victims of bullying report incidents anonymously.

05 Jan 2020

Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

2020 is the year you've been waiting for.

11 Nov 2019

Five best places to visit in Northeast India

The hidden gem called Northeast India has been unfairly ignored by travelers for far too long.

22 Feb 2019

I-League 2018-19: Shillong Lajong vs Gokulam: Preview and prediction

Shillong Lajong will be hosting Gokulam Kerala today in their return I-League fixture.

17 Feb 2019

I-League 2018-19: Shillong Lajong vs Chennai City: Preview and prediction

Shillong Lajong will host Chennai City tomorrow in their return I-League fixture.

09 Feb 2019

West Bengal
CBI to question Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar today

After an explosive showdown with the Kolkata Police earlier, the CBI is slated to question Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Saturday.

24 Jan 2019

I-League 2018-19: Minerva vs Shillong Lajong- Match preview and prediction

Minerva Punjab will be hosting Shillong Lajong in their return I-League fixture tomorrow.

22 Jan 2019

I-League 2018-19: Key points from this week's matches

The I-League has not disappointed this season, and things have gotten as intense as ever.

18 Jan 2019

I-League 2018-19: Shillong Lajong vs Real Kashmir: Preview and prediction

Shillong Lajong, who are at the bottom of the I-League table, will be hosting Real Kashmir tomorrow for their return fixture of the season.

12 Jan 2019

I-League 2018-19: Shillong Lajong vs Indian Arrows: Preview and predictions

Following a defeat at the hands of East Bengal, Indian Arrows will travel to Meghalaya tomorrow to face Shillong Lajong.

12 Sep 2018

West Bengal
Quake measuring 5.5 rocks parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, WB

An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, and West Bengal today, an India Meteorological Department official said.

24 Aug 2018

#TravelBytes: 5 most beautiful routes in India for cycling enthusiasts

Cycling isn't just an exercise. It's much more- the sheer joy of jumping onto your bike, and pedaling your way through beautiful surroundings is purely unmatched.

Indian airports witness 21.7% growth in passenger-traffic in April YOY

The passenger traffic in Indian airports in April registered a substantial growth of 21.7% over the corresponding month last year, according to the latest figures released by the Airport Authority of India (AAI).

02 Jun 2018

Meghalaya violence: Curfew extended to second day in Shillong

Curfew in some parts of Shillong was extended to the second day following night-long violence during which a mob torched a house, a shop and damaged about half a dozen vehicles.

01 Jun 2018

Shillong: Curfew imposed, Internet services suspended after clashes between groups

In 14 parts of Meghalaya's capital Shillong, curfew was imposed and Internet services suspended on Friday morning following violent clashes between Shillong Transport Public Service (STPS) drivers and Them Iew Mawlong area residents.

#WorldNoTobaccoDay: Say yes to e-cigarettes to reduce cancer risk

On "World No Tobacco Day", experts suggest e-cigarette is the less harmful option for smokers to reduce the health burden of smoking significantly.

27 Apr 2018

Air Deccan
Air Deccan's test flight successfully lands at Shillong airport

Air Deccan's 18-seater B190 aircraft landed at Shillong airport at Umroi. The flight was on trial run from Agartala under the Center's UDAN scheme.

10 Apr 2018

Women in IIMs: What statistics reveal about IIMs' gender diversity

Statistics about gender diversity in IIM show there's a long way to go.

20 Mar 2018

IIM Shillong completes 100% placement; top package at Rs. 26L

IIM Shillong has completed 100% placement for its Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) for 2017-18 batch.

12 Jul 2017

Shillong: Meet the ladies that turn garbage into gold

They are called the 'Merry Maidens' of Shillong with a twist.

27 Jan 2017

Tamil Nadu
Meghalaya governor resigns over allegations of sexual misconduct

After the reports of Meghalaya governor V Shanmuganathan's sexual misconduct surfaced in the media, he resigned from his position.