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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 ..

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Meghalaya: ”Bank on Wheels” launched

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 ..

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Meghalaya: Wangala dance festival

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 ..

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Current Affairs : November 10, 2011

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 ..

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Current Affairs : September 4, 2011

  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 ..

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