Joint Training Node, Umroi, Meghalaya, India, China, Hand in Hand, military exercise

India China joint training exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand-2019’ begins

The Eighth Edition of India China joint training exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand-2019’ commenced at Joint Training Node, Umroi, Meghalaya on 07 December 2019. The People’s Liberations Army (PLA) contingent from the Tibet Military Command& Indian Army contingent comprising of one Infantry company along with supporting staff is participating in the 14 days long joint training exercise. The […]

National Register of Citizens, NRC, Jammu , Kashmir, Tripura, Meghalaya, Jharkhand

No proposal to extend the NRC to other states

The NRC 1951 in Assam is being updated under the provisions of Citizenship Act, 1955 and the Citizenship (Registration of Citizens and Issue of National Identity Cards) Rules, 2003. The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir stated in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today. He also stated that […]

Garo, Garo Hills,Hajongs, Rabhas, Koches, Boro-Kacharies, Manns, Garo Hills Autonomous District Council , GHADC, Tura, Meghalaya, North East India, Khasis, Jaintias

Garo Hills delegation raises job reservation and other demands

A delegation from Garo Hills representing various tribal organizations from Meghalaya called on the Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh in New Delhi on July 21st 2018  and discussed issues concerning them. They also presented a memorandum listing their demands. The organizations represented in the delegation included the Hajongs, […]

Dr. Jitendra Singh ,Meghalaya Annual Cultural Festival, Behdienkhlam, Jowai, Meghalaya

Dr Jitendra Singh attends Behdienkhlam festival at Jowai

The Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today attended the famous 4-day Meghalaya Annual Cultural Festival, Behdienkhlam, held every year at the small peripheral town of Jowai, Meghalaya. On the concluding day of the Behdienkhlam festival […]