Shillong street vendors- Urban problem and economic solution

Shillong street vendors- Urban problem and economic solution

Date: April 25, 2018 Respected Editor, In view of the problem faced by the city of Shillong with respect to street vendors in and around the pavements, I would like to bring your attention to the street vendors in Shillong sit on pavements all day long and have to stay alert to the police and […]

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 […]

Shillong Street Art 2018- Because Art is not Vandalism!

Shillong Street Art 2018- Because Art is not Vandalism!

By Shubham Bhowmick | April 24, 2018 Art has always been the subject of interpretation since its very inception. In accordance with the message that art portrays, it is further divided into various sub-groups or genres. And Shillong happens to be a city which hosts the most number of artists and their consequent art forms. […]

BLOG | Meghalaya: The city of music, Shillong barely has a sound for hungry street children!

BLOG | Meghalaya: The city of music, Shillong barely has a sound for hungry street children!

By Tanushree Deb | April 22, 2018 Shillong“The Rock Capital Of India”, the land which is highly influenced by  the western culture, where everything looks attractive and perfect from outside but as we go deep into this colourful lights there lies the unprecedented and unseen story which is often left unnoticed . Kids are seen […]

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

IWL 2018 and neglected plight of women’s football in Northeast- Do we still have hope?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | April 22, 2018 While football has been a household sport in many states of Northeast India where men and women both are seen to play this game with gusto and enthusiasm, it was discouraging to see that only one state- Manipur represented the entire region in a national football league […]

An open letter to the heartless men from an innocent, fearful Shillong girl!

An open letter to the heartless men from an innocent, fearful Shillong girl!

By Naphilakmen Syiemlieh | April 22, 2018 Dear Narrow-minded Heartless Men, This is a humble letter from an adventurous girl, a girl with dreams, a girl with a vision, a girl with pride, a girl who longs for freedom. A girl just like your mother who carried you nine months and endured pain while bringing you […]

Tripura: Why Manik Sarkar should apologize to people who suffered under CPI(M) rule — By Tapas Dey

Tripura: Why Manik Sarkar should apologize to people who suffered under CPI(M) rule — By Tapas Dey

By TAPAS DEY | April 22, 2018 The communist legacy is long but complicated. No comprehensive discussion over the issue is possible within the framework of an article but a remarkable feature of this legacy is that the leader is never wrong . Howsoever wrong , repressive and dictatorial a leader may be, he is […]

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