MEGHALYA

  • Assam flood situation grim, death toll rises to 40 September 26, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam's flood situation remained grim with the death toll rising to 40 and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi making an aerial survey of the worst affected Goalpara and Kamrup (Rural) district on Friday. Gogoi made an aerial survey of the two districts for about 45 minutes but could not land to...
  • 'Beautiful Country,' stories from Assam, Meghalaya June 21, 2012

    Beautiful Country is a journey towards understanding India. From the rarefied world of the Jalpaiguri tea estates to the crowded bylanes of Varanasi, from the pristine forests of Andamans to the seething valley of Manipur, from the scattered habitations of Ladakh to the flooded villages of Barmer these are...
  • Exspeaker's daughter is youngest Indian MP May 26, 2008

    Tura District (Meghayala): Agatha Sangma is a lawyer, an environmentalist, an amateur photographer and at 27 years of age, she is also India's youngest Member of Parliament. Agatha has just won the Tura Lok Sabha seat in a byelection after it was vacated by her father, former Lok Sabha speaker, Purno...