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Government of India signs loan agreement with World Bank to revitalize natural resources in Meghalaya
On April 16, the Government of India (GoI) has signed a $48 million loan agreement with the World Bank to support selected communities in Meghalaya to manage their natural resources using a community-led landscape approach. The project is expected to benefit 1,00,000 people in rural Meghalaya besides building the capacity of some 30,000 youth through ..
Topics: Christianity in Meghalaya • Ethnic groups in Bangladesh • Ethnic groups in South Asia • Garo • Garo people • Khasi Hills • Meghalaya • Northeast India • Seven Sister States • Tourism in North East India
A tripartite Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) was inked for providing autonomy for the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council in Assam and a special package for faster socio-economic development of the area. The pact was signed b/w Centre, Assam government and both factions of Dima Halam Daogah (DHD). Who is DHD? Dima Halam Daogah (DHD) used ..
Topics: Assam • DHD • Dima Halam Daogah • Dima Hasao district • Ethnic groups in Bangladesh • Halam tribe • India • Northeast India • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India • Terrorism in Assam • Terrorism in India
The Hundred Drums or Wangala Festival of the tribal Garos began at Asanang village in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district in the second week of December . The Wangala is the most important post-harvest festival of the Garos and is a thanksgiving ceremony to Misi Saljong and Minima Rokkime , also known as the Great ..
Topics: Calendars • Culture of Meghalaya • Ethnic groups in Bangladesh • Garo • Garo Hills • Garo people • Harvest festivals • Meghalaya • Northeast India • Thanksgiving • Tourism in North East India • Wangala
Only Bengal campaign has been recently launched by Times Of India to catalyse the process of dropping the “West” from the name of the state. They point out – Residents of West Bengal are called Bengalis and not West Bengalis; there language is Bangla not “West Bangla”; Bengal continues to drag along the prefix ‘West’ ..