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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
The State Bank of India introduced Bank on Wheels in Meghalaya to provide banking facilities to its customers and especially to 4,500 unbanked villages in the state. The programme is part of financial inclusion plans of the Central Government and RBI. Meghalaya Rural Development Society (MRDS) will operate the Bank on Wheels for SBI in ..
Topics: Autonomous regions of India • East Garo Hills district • East Khasi Hills district • Garo • Garo people • Geography of India • Khasi Hills • Meghalaya • Northeast India • Ri-Bhoi district • Subdivisions of India • Tourism in North East 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
Wangala dance begins in Meghalaya The Hundred Drums or Wangala Festival of the tribal Garos began at Asanang village in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district .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 Giver. The ..
Release of $2.1 billion more for Ireland bailout by IMF Another $2.1 billion of the rescue package will be released for Ireland by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). According to the IMF, Irish economy was showing signs of stabilisation. Along with those of Greece and Portugal, Ireland’s budget and banking crisis threatened the stability ..
Topics: Assam • Assamese nationalism • Garo people • Garo spineless eel • Northeast India • Politics of Assam • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India • Terrorism in Assam • ULFA • United Liberation Front of Assam • West Garo Hills district