Faith and Coronavirus

By Albert Thyrniang Assam now has 27 Covid+ cases of which 26 are related to the Tabligi Jamaat held at Nizamuddin, Delhi. Among the 2000 or more devotees, 457 are from various districts of Assam plus some from other states like…

The Virus’ Effect on Mental Health

By Zenobia Ravji The pandemic of COVID-19 has directly affected the health and well-being of many around the world. In the midst of this global pandemic, there is much talk about the urgent need for personal protective equipment,…

Indian railways to the fore

Editor, India, intensifying the war further on Covid19 pandemic, has announced that the service of the Railways also would be utilized by converting 5000 coaches into isolation wards in a short span of time. With more than 4,500 positive…

Managing positive mental health during lockdown

COVID-19 infection is a new disease. Therefore it is very necessary to understand that its emergence and spread may lead to adverse psychological impact, which in turn may lead to various psychological & behavioral problems like…

Post Covid 19 – Changes and Lessons for India

By Rudi V Warjri The compulsion for radical anti Covid 19 measures had made Prime Minister  Narendra Modi call for a nation-wide ‘Lockdown’ commencing   Tuesday March 24, for twenty one days ending April 14. Some Chief Ministers had …

Transforming Educational institutions

By TFL Mawlong   We live in a world that is becoming increasingly connected, pulsing to the electronic heartbeat of social media. Everything is filtered and validated by the worldwide web. Living in real-time is no longer enough. We…

Valuing traditional wisdom

Editor, Last Friday I went to office for a little while and basically lost track of days. I had a mild argument with an immediate superior officer since I was fully convinced that that particular day was a Saturday, not a Friday. When I…

Meghalaya and COVID  19

By Toki Blah Only just a few weeks ago, Corona was a faraway Chinese problem, as distant away from us as the moon. Today the whole of India and Meghalaya along with it, is in total lockdown in an effort not to go down the Chinese or…

Right thing, wrong timing

Editor, The Advisory issued by the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills April 4, 2020 which was also circulated through social media is quite confounding. In the Advisory, the DC mentioned Rule 8 of the Noise Pollution and Control…