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Ka Jingsneng Tymmen: The teachings of elders

By Bijoya Sawian Ka Jingsneng Tymmen is a compilation of the ancient Khasi moral code and rules of etiquette. This literary masterpiece is the work of Radhon Sing Berry Kharwanlang who, along with Rabon Sing Suka and Jeebon Roy Mairom,…

The ultimate Dad Jokes list

Fathers, please note: Whenever your child says “I’m ready”, it is a legal requirement that you say: “Hello, Ready, I’m Dad!” The telling of extremely lame “jokes” has been a duty for adult males since the first people evolved. (“Got any…

Colours of Rongali Bihu in City of Joy

By Ratan Bhattacharjee The Kolkata Assamese Cultural Association is a wonderful team of young and veteran artists and writers, dancers and singers who give the show of Rongali Bihu a brilliant ambience each year. Bohag matho ata ritu no hoi…

The rise & rise of eSports

Competitive video gaming is emerging as one of the fastest-growing sports in the world, report Drew Pilewski & Abby Dodge from the US & Souryaprokas Bhaduri in India

Mystical afternoon

The old man was sitting on a boulder facing the mighty river Brahmaputra at a lonely place near the Don Bosco Institute. This part of the city of Guwahati, known as Kharghuli, is beautiful with a number of green hilltops on one side and the…

Versetile

My climb will go on Over the high ranges along with low vales Until I stop, the climb will go on Every step measured, recalled for tales For no mountain is too lofty until I move on Though rough dreams in life trailing And must I climb on…

VISHAKA JUDGEMENT FROZEN

 By Dr. S. Saraswathi The Supreme Court has asked Chief Justices of all High Courts in the country to set up within two months anti-sexual harassment committees at all High Courts and District courts as directed in the 20-year-old verdict…

”Responsibility that comes with Parenthood”

  By Tirot Sing Suchiang     I personally believe that a person's morality is shaped by the good and evil influences to which he or she is exposed. A child's most important influences comes from parents. I remember a portion from the…

Two concepts of health care

Editor, The tribal and non- tribal economy was well described by Avner Pariat in 'Two concepts of economy'(ST May 17, 2018). There are two concepts for healthcare too in Meghalaya- the government employees and the others. While the former…

THE PLIGHT OF NH 40

By Chanlang bareh 'Toll collections,' are not taxes literally but a charge/rate which we pay to the toll plaza for using the roads which are constructed or maintained vide public-private partnership. It is generally collected on multi-lane…