Shillong (;) is a hill station in the northeastern part of India and the capital of Meghalaya, which means "The Abode of Clouds". It is the headquarters of the East Khasi Hills district. Shillong is the 330th most populous city in India with a population of 143,229 according to the 2011 census. It is said that the rolling hills around the town reminded the British of Scotland. Hence, they would also refer to it as the "Scotland of the East".
Three other states — Nagaland, barring Dimapur where ILP is not applicable; Meghalaya, barring Shillong, and Tripura, barring non-tribal areas not covered by Sixth Schedule of the Constitution —.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Shillong-based Eastern Air Command on Wednesday said Sukhoi-30MKI “air dominance” fighters and the Hawk advanced jet trainers will operate from Kolkata, Pasighat, Andal, Dimapur, Imphal and.. IndiaTimes - Published
"Anguished by the passing away of Most Rev. Dominic Jala, the Archbishop of Shillong. He will be remembered for his impeccable service to society and passion towards Meghalaya's progress. May his soul.. IndiaTimes - Published
The largest difference in VVPAT and EVM count in the eight cases of mismatch found in the recent general elections was in Shillong parliamentary constituency of Meghalaya. Two polling stations for.. IndiaTimes - Published
Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to set up a Presidential retreat in the north-east to send a message of inclusiveness and importance for the NE.. IndiaTimes - Published