SHILLONG, Nov 20: BJP National General Secretary (organization) Ram Lal on Monday held a series of meetings with the various committees and sub-committees of the party in Shillong and maintained that the efforts of the party at the juncture is concentrated towards strengthening the party at the grassroots in Meghalaya.
BHUBANESWAR, Nov 20 (IANS): Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday said India and China have no option except to live peacefully and help each other.
On to the strained ties between the two countries in the wake of the Doklam standoff, the Nobel Peace laureate said that is not an important issue.
SHILLONG, Nov 20: The former Prime Minister of India, (L) Indira Gandhi changed not only India but the world as a whole according to the president of the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), Dr. DD Lapang.
Itanagar, Nov 19 (IANS): President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said he hoped Arunachal Pradesh will become a driver of India's trade and economic relations with the Asean countries under the 'Act East Policy' of the central government.
"Being a border state, Arunachal Pradesh offers a unique opportunity for trade with neighbouring countries," he told legislators at a special session of the Arunachal assembly.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) is a regional intergovernmental organisation comprising of 10 Southeast Asian states.
SHILLONG, Nov 20: GOC, Red Horns division of the Indian Army, Maj. Gen. P.S. Behl, on Monday said that the India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise will further strengthen the Indo-Myanmar defense cooperation and bilateral relations and the army hopes to continue such bilateral training and cooperation in various phases.
SHILLONG, Nov 20: The general secretary of the Meghalaya Rock Climbing & Mountaineering Association (MRCMA) Wallambok Lyngdoh has been selected as the life member of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).
Out of 21 mountaineers nominated from all over the country from different organization of Armed Forces, Instructors of Mountaineering Institute and Civilian Guides, 5 were selected during the Annual General Body Meeting election held at New Delhi on November 19.
Itanagar, Nov 19 (IANS): President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said the development scenario of Arunachal Pradesh has changed since 2001.
"The state's development scenario has changed since 2001 with the execution of Trans Arunachal Highway, road connectivity to the remote interior areas, besides construction of advanced landing grounds at Pasighat, Mechukha, Ziro, Tuting and Walong to facilitate connectivity to the people living in remote areas," he said.