In 2014, villagers in Meghalaya’s Garo Hills set aside a part of their community-owned land to create village reserve forests, giving right of passage to elephants.
Shillong: Encroachment in Meghalaya's reserve forests has been on the rise, according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General.
TURA: The MDA government will soon sign an agreement with the World Bank for funding to the tune of over a hundred crores for protecting and preserving the catchment areas in the state in the face
Farmers of Adokgre and its adjoining areas in North Garo Hills of Meghalaya have adopted banana cultivation as an alternative to jhum cultivation for their sustenance.
Mukul undertakes aerial survey of flood hit areas in Garo Hills
In an effort to restore green cover in Meghalaya's Garo Hills, a slew of new development works have been initiated to halt the degeneration of the environment.
Guwahati: An earthquake of moderate intensity, measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale, hit the northeast on Tuesday afternoon.
The Central Government may simultaneously launch an elephant census in West Bengal and the north-eastern States in 2016 to prevent repetition and avoid errors in counting, an official said on Monda
SHILLONG: At least four persons have died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Meghalaya in the past one month, prompting the state government to monitor the situation closely, officials said on Tuesda
TURA: Five people, including an entire family, have been killed in two separate landslide incidents in Tura triggered by incessant rains which lashed many parts of Garo Hills since Monday night.
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