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MODI HAS TRAVERSED A LONG COURSE IN FIVE YEARS

  By Barun Das Gupta Slowly, subtly, almost imperceptibly, the BJP is changing the issues in the Lok Sabha elections. Vikas or development is no longer the issue. The Government will not tell the people what it achieved during the past five…

Shocking news!

Editor, It was shocking and indeed heart breaking to see the news of 13 tusks being recovered from a smuggler near the international border in Garo Hills. This is an eye opener for the Forest & Wildlife authorities who should wake up…

Forgotten melodies

By Olivia Lyngdoh Mawlong As the tune of Tiew Kulab travelled from a distance and melted in the afternoon sun that filled my room with warmth and memories, I imagined my grandmother readying her gramophone. I remembered the lazy afternoons…

Carved in wood

Treibor Mawlong, an alumnus of Santiniketan whose woodcut prints have already created a buzz in the local as well as national art arena, is preparing for an exhibition in Switzerland next month. Mawlong’s initial inspiration was no…

In Letter & Spirit

To Sunday Shillong, This is in reference to the article, ‘Tracing Nabon’s Journey’, which was published on March 17. It is good to see such an elaborate writeup on a film made in a local language. However, the article had a major factual…

Naqvi’s book reflects on S Asian geopolitics

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Heavy on flourish, fleet-footed to the point of extreme convolution and desperately crammed with humour, HM Naqvi’s second novel The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack, deserves a reread, if only to understand…

New murder mystery by JKR

By Sanskriti Singh The Silkworm written by JK Rowling in 2014 and published under the pseudonym Robert Gilbraith is a wonderful and gripping crime fiction to read. There is nothing amazingly original but the novel is interesting in many…

Aahar for all

For I satisfy the weary ones and refresh everyone who languishes. ~ The Bible, Verse 31: 25 Change does not come like a tsunami. It comes in drops, a trickle seeping out of the cracked breast of a rock that gradually turns into a stream and…

Living in a dark world

Dr Anjana Kannankara The world that we live in is fast changing where life is not relaxed anymore. Work pressure, stress, anxiety and mood swings have become a part of our life without intention. To deal with competition we have become…
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