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Tales of a shared taxi passenger

By Samhita Barooah My work took me to Shillong from Guwahati but my family kept pulling me back to Guwahati. It is a two hour journey from Shillong to Guwahati one of the shortest distances amongst the North Eastern States in India if one…

Climate change a real danger  

Editor, Robert J Oppenheimer, born in 1904 was the greatest theoretical physicist of the 20th Century. Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbour (1941) finally dragged the reluctant Americans into the war. With the famous Einstein equation E=Mc²,…

MDA: Is the Chief Minister in Control?

By H H Mohrmen It has only been a few months since the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance Government celebrated (albeit in a subtle manner) its one year in office. However, it has only succeeded in making the people of the state more confused.…

DESPITE GOOD FIGHT, CONGRESS IS NO MATCH TO SAFFRONS

    By Sagarneel Sinha   Assam amounts the maximum number of Lok Sabha seats in the north-eastern region. Out of the total 25 Lok Sabha seats of the north-east, Assam alone accounts for 14 seats. In the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, BJP won 7…

Meghalaya’s power crisis

Editor, Today power crisis is being felt across the country but this adversity afflicts Meghalaya the most.Lack of vision and commitment and improper judgement of facts had led to this sad state of affairs. Had it not been for the…

Transcendence, the Message of Easter

By Albert Thyrniang Christians all over the world are celebrating Easter on April 21. The word ‘Easter’ most likely was derived from ‘Ēostre' or ‘Ēosturmōnab’, the old English month for April. It was an English monk named Bede who wrote…

Essential element in skin, hair care

Essential oils have been used for centuries to treat everything from dry skin to damaged hair. They help to keep skin clear, fight ageing, increase skin elasticity, contain hydrating properties and affect your hair, face and body. Their…

In Letter & Spirit

To Sunday Shillong, This is in reference to the article, ‘I would love to hear my songs on AIR’, published in the April 7 edition. Leomon Warbah is indeed a forgotten name in today’s time. I remember listening to her songs as a child. It is…

Salad salvation for health

A fit and healthy life cannot be achieved by crash diets or small bursts of exercise. It can only be achieved by persistent efforts over a long period of time. Everyone wants to lose weight, but not everyone is able to do so as it takes…

Dreadful page in history

By Karun Lama Numerous incidents had happened in the past which take away the heart of every Indian and every human as well. One such incident can never be forgotten because of its immense tragic nature and the massive genocide that took…
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