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Coal miners switch to turmeric farming

Khliehriat (Meghalaya): The National Green Tribunal ban on coal mining and transportation of coal in Meghalaya’s Jaintia Hills region has resulted in many of those engaged in the activity switching to turmeric farming for their livelihood. 270 more words

Shillong Peak

Day 4

After Elephanta falls we visited Shillong peak which is not very far from the falls. It’s an uphill climb. Well it has to be, afterall it’s the peak! 157 more words


Seng Kut Snem

Lazy winter mornings are best spent reading a book in bed….not!!! In Meghalaya, October through January is the time for song and dance and merry making. 499 more words


Shillong : Elephanta Falls

Elephanta Falls ( Day 4)

After the Don Bosco Museum, we traveled for an hour to reach the Elephanta falls. Being a tourist attraction, one can find local vendors near the entrance clad in their traditional attire. 301 more words


Shillong Lajong cap off 2015 with SPL title

An engaging Shillong Premier League final ended with defending champions Shillong Lajong retaining their title on Saturday by defeating Royal Wahingdoh 2-1 in extra time at the JN Stadium. 452 more words


Dream a little dream of Teer

Gambling in Meghalaya is unique and perhaps has no parallel elsewhere in the world. . Known to a very few, Teer is a game of intrinsic archery, interpretation of dreams and gambling. 552 more words

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A peep inside the Don Bosco Museum, Shillong

Don Bosco museum (Day 4)

It was a rainy day. We started early and drove through the hilly roads of Shillong. This small city has everything small! 549 more words