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December 2, 2012

Seam of survival

They say that every picture tells a story and the photographs of miners taken by Bruce Letwin in the Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya do just that, says Janet Moore in her tribute to the people   I wonder if… they ever look up at the distant…

Royal recall

 Kirit Pradyut Deb Barman Manikya Bahadur, head of the Tripura royal family, speaks about his dynasty and its Shillong link with RR   KIRIT PRADYUT Deb Barman Manikya Bahadur, also known as Maharaja PBK Manikya, heads the Tripura royal…

Leisurely in Lansdowne

Sudhamahi Regunathan on a place with cool winds associated with a warrior queen  THIS IS a call for you to pack your bags, jump into the car and head towards National Highway (NH) 58 that will take you away from Delhi to a place that can…

SCI-FUNDA

Culture change needed to avert disaster risk   A CULTURE change is needed if the benefits of development, such as new jobs and hospitals, are not to be destroyed in future natural disasters, according to a report released today in London.…

Legal aid online

UK-based lawyer Shireen Irani povides free legal service on the web, says Paromita Pain  I-PROBONO, an online non-profit volunteer-driven legal portal, helps lawyers volunteer their time for projects around the world needing legal…

Essentially Kashi

In Varanasi, Syeda Hameed and Gunjan Veda meet a musical maestro and have other encounters  THERE IS an abundance of cultural and creative wealth in Varanasi situated on the banks of the river Ganges. And yet, embedded in it, there is decay…

Back and bruised

What happens when US women war veterans come home, asks Elayne Clift  IT DIDN’T take long for Jenny McClendon, a sonar operator with the US Navy, to experience sexual harassment when she joined the US armed forces in 1997. Immediately…

RAINBOW

1.  Drishti De, Class 9, Sherwood School, Tura 2.  Anshruta Nag, Class ?, Euro School, Tura 3.  Richborn Diviny Ora, Class 1, Pearly Dew Secondary School 4.  Madhurima Mukherjee, Class 4, Carmel Primary School, Kolkata 5.  Saptarshi…

Dogged Lajong hold East Bengal to a draw

By Our Reporter SHILLONG: In one of their biggest tests of the season thus far, Shillong Lajong FC held East Bengal to a goalless draw in the ninth round of the I-League at the JN Stadium, Polo, on Saturday. Despite the scoreline, the match…