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Asia's cleanest village

MAWLYNNONG VILLAGE is a tiny village in Meghalaya.  Cleanliness, as a way of life, came to Mawlynnong, a village of 503, long before PM Modi announced his Swachh Bharat or Clean India Campaign.  165 more words


The Great Root Bridges - Meghalaya, India

Cherrapunji, Meghalaya, India. In north-east of the country there are lush rainforests, considered to have the richest biodiversity in Asia. Various unique plants grow here, like Ficus Elastica, enabling the locals to create living bridges from their roots! 52 more words


A Unique Trek to the Long Living Roots Bridge, Cherrapunji

I had read many travelers rave about the fascinating “living roots” bridges in Meghalaya, grown naturally by the Khasi tribe from the roots of the  700 more words


Cherry Blossoms

It’s Cherry Blossom season here in Shillong, India. These trees always remind me of my school days, since there were quite a lot of them around the school campus. Aren’t they pretty? :)


Burdhwan cadres under cover down South

National Investigating Agency officials have now discovered that the Burdhwan accused not only wanted to set up women only modules but after the incident came to light activated few of their modules down South which acted as a safe hideout for them. 414 more words

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Bold or helpless?

Meghalaya police put up a bold face by filing charge sheet against a cabinet minister in a case that already went into obscurity. Normally, it takes huge public protest or sustained media campaign to pursue cases against powerful people in India. 389 more words


Book Review: Ri – Homeland of Uncertainty by Paulami Duttagupta.

Today, in an all new session of THE READING ROOM, we are going to review Ri – Homeland of Uncertainty  by Paulami Duttagupta.

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