Floodwaters in the plains belt of Garo hills in western Meghalaya have gradually receded but not without leaving a devastating impact on agriculture, the mainstay of the inhabitants of the area.
A spurt in awareness drives by conservation organisations has led to a substantial rise in the number of greater adjutant storks, popularly called hargillas, in the city.
Dhubri, Sept. 28: Erosion during the third wave of floods in lower Assam has not only caused widespread damage to rural infrastructure but is also threatening border roads and fences.
Shillong, Sept. 27: Meghalaya was today certified as the worst state in the country in relation to coal mining, by governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary.
Imphal, Sept. 27: The Okram Ibobi Singh government is preparing a masterplan to turn Manipur into a tourist hub by developing tourism infrastructure in the state.
Agartala, Sept. 27: Only 55 vultures are left in Tripura — a revelation that is being contemplated with concern by environmentalists here.
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