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COVID, DELAYED RESPONSES

The government is obviously doing its job in preventing the fast spread of the Covid virus and this is evident from the fact that community level transmissions have not happened in any noticeable manner. Yet, the Covid figures are…

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 getting back to business

The Cabinet meeting of April 6 has taken some far reaching decisions on life post the Lockdown. Meghalaya has fortunately not had a single Covid positive case and that’s a sign of hope but also the outcome of quick Government response to…

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…

WORLD IN A DEATH TRAP

A diya show on Sunday night by itself meant little in terms of the huge challenge the nation and humanity as a whole face in these Covid times. The world is on edge, and for some reason India remains relatively less affected despite its…

China and the COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory

By HH Mohrmen The story doing the rounds is that COVID-19 or the Novel Corona Virus is not natural but a well planned attack by China to weaken or cripple the economy of the opposing countries in particular and to disrupt the world…