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Shillong: City and state capital of Meghalaya, India
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".


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Internet suspended, night curfew imposed in Meghalaya's Shillong following violent anti-CAA clashes; one dead

This apart SMS services have been restricted to only 5 SMS per day in Shillong for the next 48 hours.
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Amit Shah scraps visit to Shillong amid protests over Citizenship (Amendment) Act

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Indefinite curfew, Net ban in arson-hit Shillong now

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Bringing ILP for Manipur, 3 NE states will be out of CAB

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IAF launches fighter operations from six civilian airfields

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..
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Prime Minister condoles death of Archbishop of Shillong

"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..
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Biggest EVM-VVPAT mismatch was 34 votes

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Set up a Presidential retreat in North East: CM Conard Sangma to PM Narendra Modi

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..
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