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Polling begins in Meghalaya, Nagaland

Polling began to elect 60 members to the ninth Meghalaya Assembly from among 345 candidates on Saturday with an electorate of 15.3 lakh. The banned Khasi organisation, Hynniewtrep National......

Hitler, Frankenstein among candidates in Meghalaya polls

A range of amusing names of poll candidates in the fray in Meghalaya assembly election is bound to make the name panel in the Electronic Voting Machines sound interesting in many constituencies on......

Meghalaya: P A Sangma forms new political party

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma who is now out of the Nationalist Congress Party has formed Nationalist People's Party, a new political party in Meghalaya to contest the next round of......

PLA terrorist held while trying to cross over to B'desh

Security forces have arrested a People's Liberation Army terrorist of Manipur while he was trying to cross over the international border at Dawki in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The......

They will rock I-Day not with guns, but guitars

Once they use to speak the language of guns. Now they have chosen the strings of guitar to send across their message.While six militant groups have called for a boycott of the Independence Day......

Andhra Pradesh bans Da Vinci

Taking a cue from five other states, the Andhra Pradesh government has imposed a ban on the screening of the controversial film, The Da Vinci Code in the state. The film was slated for release in......

  People speak for khasi jaintia hills

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BHADRAM RASAMSETTY
Q. the hills on which shillong is situated are
BHADRAM RASAMSETTY:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-hills-on-which-shillong-is-situated-are/22928724/answers/

BHADRAM RASAMSETTY
Q. Which three ethnic groups live in Meghalaya?
BHADRAM RASAMSETTY:  A. Meghalaya is home to three hill communities - the Khasi, the Jaintias and the Garos. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-three-ethnic-groups-live-in-meghalaya/22928724/answers/11364205

Farzana Fazal
Q. What causes Cherapunji to recieve high rainfall?
Farzana Fazal:  A. The Northeast monsoon winds while blowing over the Bay of Bengal acquire moisture and give rains to this region. It lies in the rain shadow region...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-causes-cherapunji-to-recieve-high-rainfall/11364191/answers/6859992

trey dsouza
Q. What causes Cherapunji to recieve high rainfall?
Trey Dsouza:  A. The Northeast monsoon winds while blowing over the Bay of Bengal acquire moisture and give rains to this region. It lies in the rain shadow region...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-causes-cherapunji-to-recieve-high-rainfall/6859963/answers/6544365

  Web results for Khasi Jaintia Hills
Top 10 high-altitude adventure thrills

1. Goecha La Trek, Sikkim For many Himalaya lovers, the mighty mountains of Sikkim often seem too remote for a visit. This should be rectified... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Top-10-high-altitude-adventure-thrills-1005477
Sangma

The Meghalaya government has announced a slew of measures to transform socio-economic development in the rural areas and has also designed a model... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2421256&n_date=20140709&cat=India
KHADC on the offensive

Shillong, July 8: A meeting of all members of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) today resolved to serve an ultimatum to the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140709/jsp/northeast/story_18593880.jsp
Glare on hills timber mafia

Shillong, July 7: Questions have been raised as to how suspected timber smugglers could escape from those who are supposed to apprehend them in the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140708/jsp/northeast/story_18591393.jsp
Coal mining and the loss of social capital

The National green tribunal's ban on coal mining in meghalaya is a welcome step, the mining lobby's protestations notwithstanding, writes Patricia... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/63920-coal-mining-and-the-loss-of-social-capital.html

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