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Shillong

(shĭlông`), city (1991 pop. 223,366), capital of Meghalaya state, NE India. It is a summer resort c.5,000 ft (1,525 m) high in the Khasi Hills. There are two colleges. Christian Khasi and Garo tribes inhabit the surrounding districts.

Shillong

a city in NE India, capital of Meghalaya: situated on the Shillong Plateau at an altitude of 1520 m (4987 ft.); destroyed by earthquake in 1897 and rebuilt. Pop.: 132 876 (2001)
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Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], February 18 ( ANI ): As the I-League approaches its final leg; Shillong Lajong FC will be looking to scavenge as many points as possible when they take on current champions - Aizawl FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong.
Dutta, eminent academician and Director of IIM Shillong, signed an agreement at the NSE office in Mumbai, to take this forward.
Shillong [India], Feb 2 ( ANI ): Coming back from three consecutive away games, Shillong Lajong will now play host to the Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan in what is promised to be an epic I-League clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong on Saturday.
Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], Dec 16 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoin-Rongjeng-Tura Road in Shillong on Saturday.
The show was organized by the Shillong fashion society to promote the rich handlooms and handicrafts of the region.
A 17-member musical group from Switzerland presented western classical baroque music and dance at U soso tham auditorium in the heart of Shillong.
Prominent musicians of the Shillong, which is also known as Scotland of the East along with famous drummer Kenny Hogan from Singapore enthralled the audience with their spectacular performances.
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Shillong, Nov 4 (ANI): Hundreds of flower lovers thronged the annual autumn flower show in Shillong.
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Shillong (Meghalaya), Aug 16(ANI): Several youths in Shillong are exploring career options in fashion designing or modeling world, which till recently remained a dream for most of the local boys and girls here.