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PM Narendra Modi plays traditional Khasi drum in Meghalaya

PM Narendra Modi plays traditional Khasi drum in Meghalaya

Not only beating the traditional drums, PM Modi also visited huts representing the traditional Khasi states and spent some time looking at the blacksmiths who were showcasing their traditional artistic skills.

'Wettest place in June' race between two Meghalaya towns

Two nearby tiny hilltop townships in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district are vying for the "wettest place on the planet" title as both received over 4300 mm of rainfall in June, officials said on Friday.

India, Bangladesh to set up joint border security coordination committee

India and Bangladesh have proposed to constitute a Joint Border Coordination Committee to strengthen security along the porous Indo-Bangladesh border.

Bangladesh to check spillover of mobile services into India

 Bangladesh officials Tuesday assured India that they would convince their mobile service providers to prevent the spillover of Bangladesh mobile phone services in the border areas of Meghalaya.

Slight intensity earthquake shakes Meghalaya

A slight earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter scale jolted East Khasi Hills in Meghalaya early on Tuesday.

Eight die of landslide in East Khasi Hills

Eight persons including a pregnant woman were buried alive under the debris after a massive landslide occurred in Mawbah under Mawprem area in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills District, officials said.

Low turnout in Meghalaya autonomous tribal councils polls

Voter turnout was low in the polling for two autonomous district councils which was marred by stray incidents of violence on Monday, officials said.

Four Meghalaya students arrested for setting man afire

Four Khasi Students` Union activists, accused of setting a tea stall on fire owner a fortnight ago, were arrested Friday from two different locations in Meghalaya, police said.

Tea stall owner set on fire in Meghalaya

A tea stall owner was Saturday set on fire by masked men in this Meghalaya capital.

Meghalaya govt files damage suit against pro-ILP activists

Meghalaya government has filed a damage suit of Rs 31 crore against pro-Inner Liner Permit activists for the damage caused to property during the month-long agitation in the state.

Impasse over ILP in Meghalaya hit tourism industry

With a movement by tribals calling for protection of their identity gaining momentum, tourists are giving Asia`s `cleanest` village and `wettest` place on earth in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, a shirk.

Man forced to eat dog`s excreta in Meghalaya

A man was allegedly tortured and forced to eat dog excreta by eight of his relatives on the suspicion of practising witchcraft at Mawutieng in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, police said on Saturday.

Village chief held for forcing man to eat human excreta

A village chief in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district and two other office bearers, involved in forcing an alleged witchcraft practitioner to eat human excreta, were arrested.

Bangladeshi infiltrator caught in Meghalaya

A Bangladeshi infiltrator was on Saturday caught with fake Indian currency after he sneaked into India in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, BSF officials said.