Remembering Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries– By Ringo Pebam

Remembering Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries– By Ringo Pebam

By Ringo Pebam | January 28, 2018 In 1993, in response to the deaths of two children killed by a bomb planted in a trash bin by the Irish Republican Army in Warrington, England, Dolores O’Riordan wrote a song called ‘Zombie’. “I remember seeing one of the mothers on television, just devastated, I felt so sad […]

Meghalaya: Increasing waste generation in tourist spots of Shillong, an emerging threat!

Meghalaya: Increasing waste generation in tourist spots of Shillong, an emerging threat!

First published  on November 8, 2017 -By Stefan Wann Lyngdoh and Gardinia Nongbri Tourism in Meghalaya has been witnessing expansion over the years. The increase in tourist brings resultant economic gains to the state’s exchequer. The aesthetic beauty and hilly landscape of the state attract tourists from all parts of the world. However, with the […]

The Origin and Ancient Migrations of the Khasi People: Genetics Tells the Story

The Origin and Ancient Migrations of the Khasi People: Genetics Tells the Story

The greatest history book ever written is the one hidden in our DNA. Spencer Wells, Director, Genographic Project, National Geographic Society India has a population of 1.2 billion, of which the tribal population of the country, as per the 2011 census, is 104.3 million, constituting 8.6% of the total population. Broadly, Scheduled Tribes inhabit two […]

5 highlights of problems faced by Northeast Indians brought to light!

5 highlights of problems faced by Northeast Indians brought to light!

January 24, 2018 From racial discrimination to increasing gender based violence, activists, experts and academicians who met in a two day conference in New Delhi on January 19-20 not only highlighted the problems in the Northeast but also called for action to check such problems. The conference organised by Control Arms Foundation of India, Manipur […]

Assam youth voice against ‘Gender Profiling’ after journos share pictures of ladies outside wine store

Assam youth voice against ‘Gender Profiling’ after journos share pictures of ladies outside wine store

Shweta Raj Kanwar | January 24, 2018 Social media may be a boon for many but the repercussions of underrated posts that seems to pick up pace faster than credible issues cannot be undermined. As unmoderated as it may seem, social media is definitely not for the faint hearted as one requires a heart of […]