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September 1, 2013

Rhino from Mohenjo-Daro to Assam

LESS THAN ten days ago as another day began over tea and newspapers, the headlines screamed, “Two rhinos killed in Kaziranga National Park”. This most recent replay of a recurring tragedy took me back in time. By sheer coincidence, I had…

Passionate play

Nawaz Yasin Islam on a professional adaptation of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea and Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre  FOR CRITICS of Caribbean literature, Ellen Gwendolyn Rees Williams (1870-1979) evokes the provocative question of how one…

High heal

Alka Kharsati has carved out a niche in the world of traditional alternative medicine and Ayurveda, says Rajiv Roy  PATIENTS FROM all over Meghalaya and elsewhere throng her clinic – Mei In’s Herbal Health Care – in Shillong’s Nongrimmaw…

Poetic punch

The Silent Poet, a documentary on the poetic side of Irom Sharmila, moved Dalariti Nongpiur  I FELT every blow. As the punches landed on my body knocking the air out of my lungs, I started weeping. So this is what pain feels like, I…

Man to the child

The first marvel at the sunrise, I have experienced, I have made tools from rock and wood, turned master to all of my kin. The pyramids I have constructed with bare hands, I have, though fickle and weak, travelled far and wide. I have shed…

Boys Sports emerge First Div champs

SHILLONG: An inspiring performance by Boys Sports Company saw them fashion an unexpected 3-2 win over league toppers Shillong Lajong FC in the final of the First Division championship at the JN Sports Complex on Saturday even after…

Boxing club anniversary marked with friendly

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: Commemorating the 10th anniversary of Lamlynti Boxing Club Mawlai (LBCM), a friendly football match was played between the Club and the media fraternity on Saturday at the JN Sports Stadium, Polo. Shillong Press…

By Our Reporter  SHILLONG: St Anthony’s College has been roped in by the Meghalaya Cricket Association’s “Catch Them Young” programme projected for schools and colleges, which was launched in the State in 2010. At an austere function held…

Chief Minister Football Tournament 2013

The Office of the District Sports Officer, West Jaintia Hills District, in collaboration with the Laskein Sports Association, ended the Chief Minister Football Tournament 2013 for the under-12 at the Lasken Block level at Laskein…