Meghalaya’s Impulse Social Enterprises listed among 12 in SE Asia by UNESCO for its impact

Meghalaya’s Impulse Social Enterprises listed among 12 in SE Asia by UNESCO for its impact

TNT News | April 29, 2018 “Enterprise, not aid will change the lives of people. Which is why I am a social entrepreneur, not an activist”– Hasina Kharbhih, Founder & Managing Director of Impulse Social Enterprises The impulse Social enterprises which is a sister concern of Impulse NGO has been empowering people for the past […]

55 years on, Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl continues to fight for Tripura’s indigenous community- A TNT Exclusive

55 years on, Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl continues to fight for Tripura’s indigenous community- A TNT Exclusive

Interviewed By SOMJIT NAHA | April 29, 2018 One of the front runners who fought for the preservation of the rights of Tripura’s indigenous community, Bijoy Kumar Hrangkhawl has been influential in upholding the rights of Tripura’s minority community and led an armed struggle against the left in 1977. Thereafter, he became the leader of the Indigenous […]

Time Zones : An enigma and the logic of diversity — By Tapas Dey

Time Zones : An enigma and the logic of diversity — By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | April 29, 2018 Time zones-or having different time zones in a vast and diverse country like India- had been of abiding  interest to Tripura’s former and longest serving chief secretary V. Thualisidasa who headed the state’s  executive as top administrator for long eight years between 1995 and 2003. This had a […]

Northeast India’s guide to Thailand: At home in a foreign land!

Northeast India’s guide to Thailand: At home in a foreign land!

Text and Photo by Jim Wungramyao Kasom On my travels, my nationality has been a recurring subject of discussion even in my own country but never more so than in Thailand. As soon as we landed at Bangkok airport, a lady at the money exchange counter spoke to me in Thai even though I was […]

BLOG | Meghalaya: Are people becoming lazy due to traffic in Shillong?

BLOG | Meghalaya: Are people becoming lazy due to traffic in Shillong?

By Priya Paul | April 24, 2018 Shillong’s traffic snarl can leave cars crawling- making it almost faster to walk than drive Meghalaya being one of the tiny hill state in India has witnessed a surge in the traffic flow over the years. Nothing comforting has come from the Government in solving this menace. The […]