Meghalaya Current Affairs - 2020

Satya Pal Malik appointed as Governor of Meghalaya

On August 18, 2020, Satya Pal Malik was appointed as the Governor of Meghalaya. He replaced Tathagata Roy. Mr Malik served as Governor of Goa previously. With his transfer, the Governor of Maharashtra Bagat Singh Koshyari is to discharge the functions of Governor of Goa. Satya Pal Malik Malik served as the Governor of Jammu Read More…

SAMPRITI-IX: India-Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise to be held in Meghalaya

A Joint Military Exercise between India and Bangladesh is to be held at Umroi, Meghalaya between 3rd February, 2020 and 16th February, 2020. The exercise is called “SAMPRITI” Highlights During the joint exercise, Command Post Exercise and Field Training Exercise is to be conducted according to United Nations Charter. The troops of both the armies Read More…

Exercise Hand-in-Hand-2019: India-China Joint Training

The 8th India-China joint training exercise Hand-In-Hand 2019 is being conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from 7 to 20 December 2019. The exercise is being conducted under the theme of counter terrorism under United Nations mandate. Exercise Hand-in-Hand-2019 Objective: To practice joint planning and conduct of counter terrorist operations in semi urban terrain. The exercise is Read More…

Centre bans Meghalaya-based insurgent group Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council

The central government has banned ‘Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council’ (HNLC), a Meghalaya-based insurgent group, for its increased activities of violence and other insurgent acts. Centre also notified that HNLC’s activities are detrimental to the sovereignty and integrity of India. The central government declared the HNLC, along with all its factions, wings and front organisations as Read More…

India International Cherry Blossom Festival celebrated in Shillong

The 4th edition of India International Cherry Blossom Festival, 2019 was celebrated in Shillong, Meghalaya from 13 to 16 November 2019. It was inaugurated by Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma. The festival is a great example of how natural resources and sustainable tourism can be utilised in an effective manner and create value of Read More…