The Third Space Initiative, christened Asian Confluence River Festival NADI 2016, was held on July 15-16 2016 at Shillong as a joint initiative between Asian Confluence, Government of Meghalaya. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIS) and several other institutions. Over 400 people representing divergent domains, including dignitaries from neighbouring countries Bangaldesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar, attended the festival. The valedictory session was addressed by the Governor of Meghalaya.
Ministers, policy makers, experts, academics and senior officials from India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan and Nepal will meet in the Meghalaya capital on Friday for the first river festival, called NADI 2016, that aims to foster connectivity, culture, tourism, trade links and sharing of environmental issues.
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Over the Years, a collection of 106 short articles, offers us interesting sidelights on the currents and cross- currents in the public life of India during two distinctive periods: (I) 1987 to 1991 and (II ) 2010 to the present.