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RAISING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS?

By Dr. D.K. Giri The Pulwama terrorist attack and the subsequent counter-operations by the army are the hot topics for debate and discussion across the country. The hyper-nationalist media, especially the television, hypes it so much that,…

9 Garo B’deshis land up in India to sell vegetables

SHILLONG: Several Garos from Bangladesh, who came to India for selling vegetables landed up in BSF custody recently and they were handed over to BGB men. This exposes lack of marketing facilities as there are only four border haats in…

USTM hosts gathering of students and educationists

SHILLONG: Amidst a mega conglomeration of thousands of college students coming from all over the Northeastern states, Prof. D P Agarwal, Former Chairman, UPSC, New Delhi formally inaugurated the 6thedition North East Graduate Congress…

Protest brings state to a halt

SHILLONG/TURA/MAWKYRWAT/NONGPOH: Life came to a grinding halt in Meghalaya along with the rest of the North East on Tuesday as the 11-hour protest called by the North East Students Organisation (NESO) to protest against the Citizenship…

After 16 days, a surge of man and machine

By Dipankar Roy KSAN (EAST JAINTIA HILLS): The three helmets lay in a neat row like trophies won. For some time in the morning of December 13, they protected miners going down in one of the numerous — figure varies between 60 and 90 —…

James’ help sought in traditional chiefs’ bill

SHILLONG: A delegation comprising Paiem Niandro Syiemiong, Syiem of Hima Maharam, John F Kharshiing, president of Federation of Khasi States, and others met the District Council Affairs Minister, James K Sangma, to seek the state…

MBOSE Textbooks for Secondary level

By Dr. Veronica Pala I recently had the opportunity to review the Social Sciences textbooks prescribed by the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) at the secondary level in a workshop conducted by North East Regional Institute of…

Congress should be thankful to me: Lapang

SHILLONG: Former Congress leader DD Lapang, who is set to join the NPP soon, has said the Congress should be thankful to him for being with the party for years despite many adversities. He also made it clear that he does not have any regret…
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