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North of Northeast-Part I

In the year 1962, when the border war with China broke out, I was still studying in the college. It was then that most of people from India became acutely aware, perhaps for the first time, about the North-east region of India and particularly the region of NEFA or north-east frontier agency, which till then was just an area in the north-east corner of the map of India. 1,635 more words

Travels & Countries

Though I was born and raised in Shillong I dreaded the winters there. After experiencing seven hot years in Hyderabad, the dread has now turned into a threat. 1,334 more words


A note on Shillong.

It has only just begun to sink in that I am no longer going to be living in Shillong. When I first went there, I would step out of classrooms, subconsciously expecting to walk into the noisy buzz of Park Street. 526 more words


Smoked Beef Curry

Bro brought some amazingly flavourful smoked beef from Shillong recently. He was away for more than a fortnight and when we were almost missing him, he was back with a bang carrying loads of foodstuff from the North East. 262 more words

Main Course


A snack, favorite of all the school and college goers, you find this food in any nook and corner of Shillong with a bell or a prominent green counter. 130 more words

Eat In Shillong

Day trip to happy land

The British were fond of their summer capitals. They had summer capitals in every corner of the country, which reminded them of home. When the British gained control of Assam and Bengal they realized their need for a summer capital and that search led them to Meghalaya. 437 more words